It wasn’t about awards or recognition. For Princess Anne Middle School student Chase Anthony, getting involved in philanthropic work began as something more special: honoring his third-grade teacher Laurie Dreelin and raising money for breast cancer awareness. Sadly, Dreelin lost her fight to breast cancer in 2012 while Anthony was … Read more
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The Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education (TCE) Center that sits on North Landing Road is an unassuming building with a simple exterior. Current students say a lot of people don’t even notice it or know it exists, despite the fact that the center has provided career-training opportunities for high … Read more
Imagine having a job where you knew your work was going to make a difference in the lives of others; a job where you could help shape the future in little and big ways every day. Who wouldn’t want a job like that?
It was that desire that drew more … Read more
Speaking to an art class of fifth-graders, local sculptor Debra Chako described the clay firing process in terms she thought they would better understand.
“If you think about it, cookies are baked at 350 degrees and these will be baked at 2,200 degrees,” Chako told a stunned audience.
“The clay … Read more
Outside, rain was still spitting down and each gust of wind bore its harsh January chill that hurried any passerby inside. On the ground, patches of brown dirt piled next to white globs of yet un-melted snow.
Yet, there, sitting in a sweatshirt in her school’s conference room, Landstown Middle … Read more
The school division’s Department of Technology has implemented a self-service password reset (SSPR) option for VBCPS staff and students. This will allow users to reset their own network passwords. The function is especially useful for staff work or students needing to access the network for their assignments after business hours … Read more
Wednesday, Feb. 3 was the 2016 National Signing Day, a day when high school students across America sign letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level. While various signing dates occur throughout the year for various sports, at least 82 students from across Virginia Beach City Public Schools … Read more
In January of 2015, the Student Discipline Task Force was created to analyze the division’s current student discipline data. Over the course of the past year, the task force has met to look at the school division’s discipline data as well as research studies and discipline reports from other divisions … Read more
Eight Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) students are candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program, a program established in 1964 by Presidential Order to recognize the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. Candidates are the top-scoring students in their state on the College Board SAT or ACT … Read more
Bayside High School Kennedy Radix had a special honor this month. She was able to sign a proclamation with Governor Terry McAuliffe in Richmond that declared the month of February Technical and Career Education Month.
Radix is not only a health Sciences Academy student at Bayside, she also serves as … Read more
Emily, a Brookwood Elementary School fourth-grader, knows just what to do if someone is mean or rude to her.
“I would be kind to them,” she said, “because maybe there’s something going on with them. So, I would still be kind to give them an example.”
Examples of kindness are … Read more