Princess Anne County Training School was the first and only school for African-American Children in Princess Anne County, now known as the City of Virginia Beach. It was the result of the county’s African American parents, communities, teachers, churches and organizations who raised money to purchase property to build a … Read more
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To address three days of instruction missed Feb. 25-27 due to inclement weather, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) will be adding 24 minutes to the school day beginning March 16 and ending May 22. The new schedules for all schools are posted on vbschools.com.
“Determining a makeup schedule … Read more
Parents/legal guardians interested in learning more about transition planning for students with disabilities should consider attending the Virginia Beach Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) meeting Monday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Princess Anne High School.
SEAC is hosting a transition planning workshop in conjunction with its monthly meeting. It will … Read more
“Traumatic experiences are sometimes referred to as ‘big T’s’ and ‘little t’s,’” explains social worker John Paradiso in his Parent Connection guest column for March.
He notes there is a great deal of empathy and understanding from support networks when people experience a big T event, making it easier to … Read more
There’s a new middle school in Virginia Beach that is doing its best to “rally” around its students. Under the direction of Bayside 6’s Student Recognition Committee and the school’s guidance counselor Robert Lanz, the Bayside 6 staff is taking time to celebrate all the good things students are doing.… Read more
Due to this week’s inclement weather, a number of testing/audition times for high school academies have had to be cancelled. Below is the list of the rescheduled times.
Princess Anne High School’s International Baccalaureate testing
Princess Anne’s testing is currently still scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28. For students unable to … Read more
Sometimes the best way to help is just by making yourself available. At Cooke Elementary, that was certainly the case as staff reached out to its English as a Second Language (ESL) community.
Teachers at Cooke Elementary were noticing some of their students were not getting help with their homework … Read more
Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) will be in session April 3 to make up the instructional time lost during last week’s snowstorm. Superintendent Dr. Aaron Spence has decided to waive the three remaining snow days for students by using time built into the 183-day school calendar.
The makeup plan … Read more
Tallwood High School is hosting a delegation of students from Harbin, China. As part of the educational activities planned for the stay, students participated in a mock United Nations assembly. Tallwood students were paired with Chinese students to represent several nations and discuss the topic of “water shortage solutions.”
Each … Read more
Using a team made of staff members, teachers and students at Lynnhaven Middle, the school came together to create a new Vision Statement to inspire better students, teachers, learners, and community members.
While achieving … Read more
Due to the recent school closure because of inclement weather, several school events had to be cancelled. If you need information regarding a specific event, please ask in the comments. Below find a list of the rescheduled dates:
The first-grade gifted education application deadline for parents has been extended to … Read more