Students are stakeholders in our environmental future. And, as a part of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools fourth grade curriculum problem based learning, students discuss the “urban tree canopy.”
Fourth-grade students at North Landing Elementary had the opportunity to share their ideas about how to increase Virginia Beach’s tree … Read more
Tyler Ziemba is a fifth-grade student and SCA President at Woodstock Elementary.
Ziemba is a serious football player. He is number 28 for the Woodstock Rams in the Woodstock Recreation League. For five seasons, he has always worn number 28.
For years, Ziemba’s football team has worn pink socks for … Read more
“Can I tell you a story?” Angela West asked the room full of fifth-graders.
It would be one of many stories West, an adult with cerebral palsy who is Ms. Wheelchair Virginia 2015, would share with Tallwood Elementary School (TES) students.
West with TES guidance counselor Tammy Schubart.
West began … Read more
With the holidays approaching, everyone is busy picking out just the right holiday card to send to friends and family.
Delegate Glenn Davis is no exception.
To help him with his card selection, Davis asked art teachers and their classes at Rosemont Forest Elementary, Kempsville Meadows Elementary and Princess Anne … Read more
Centerville Elementary recently received a special addition to their gymnasium: a United States flag, which was flown on the USS Cole. The flag was donated to the school with the help of Zeke and Isabella Glomski’s father, who is stationed on board the ship. The flag will be a daily … Read more
“Houston, we have a problem.”
The call for help was not from outer space. Princess Anne Elementary School (PAES) fifth-grader Mark Albarillo was only about 25 feet off the ground, standing on a zip line platform.
He saw slack in the measuring tape his team just carried from one platform to … Read more
November marks Military Family Appreciation Month. Throughout the month, VBCPS honors the commitment and sacrifices made by the families of our service member neighbors. More than 22,000 students, 30 percent of our student population, are military connected.
On average, a military connected child may move six to nine times from … Read more
Carolyn Weems, vice president of the nonprofit organization Protecting Children Foundation and Virginia Beach school board member, writes in a new Parent Connection guest column, “It is our hope that our suffering will not be in vain; that our story might shine the light into this dark place. It’s a … Read more
The love of baseball transcends all ages. If you need proof, look no further than the recent baseball clinics held at Kempsville Elementary Schools. The “coaches” for the clinics were none other than members of the Kempsville High School baseball team.
“Our baseball team wanted to start giving back to … Read more
Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) is partnering with the Military School Liaison Officers and Lynnhaven Mall to host the fourth annual Art of Being a Military Child citywide art contest and exhibit. The contest is open to all VBCPS students in grades K-12, and the submission deadline is Friday, … Read more