When looking at students in the gifted community, there is a natural inclination that these students – these children – have the academic world made. It it sometimes assumed that their inherent intellect and capacity for critical thinking will somehow help them advance through the challenges of school with more … Read more
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Contratulations to Kempsville High School Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) members Katie Stoakley, Antonio Carrigan, Jeanette Lam, Ally Will, Sydney Parker, Hunter Sirrine, Rebecca Schwartzman and Marie Shoen, who competed at the DECA
International Career Development Conference in Orlando, FL
Parker, Shoen and Will were finalists in this global competition in … Read more
Even though students are on summer vacation, they are joining forces with volunteers to keep Seatack Elementary School’s community garden from wilting.
The school hosted its second Watering and Weeding Wednesday event July 29 from 6-8 p.m.
“We had a great night of teamwork and hard work with kids of … Read more
Bayside’s Future Educators Association (FEA) participated in the National FEA Competition/Conference. In addition to attending informative, engaging, and interactive sessions and hearing from two different inspirational speakers (including the National Teacher of the Year, Sean McComb), students competed in four different competitions.
The Ethical Dilemma team consisting of Daja Askew, … Read more
The Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers, better known as the Virginia PTA, recognized select local units from the Virginia Beach Council of PTA (VBPTA) at its annual conference July 16-18 in Richmond.
Providence Elementary School PTA received the Virginia PTA’s Outstanding Communication Award, an honor presented to only one … Read more
Jason Zabel, a rising junior at Kempsville High School, was selected to take part in this summer’s Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders. The three-day event in Boston, Massachusetts is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).
The event … Read more
“Where is an animal’s heart? The same place as ours?” Kathy Shambo asked the rising fourth-graders gathered in front of her.
“Where do you put your hand for the Pledge of Allegiance?” Shambo, Virginia Beach SPCA humane education director, prompted. “That’s right. That’s where your heart is, and it’s the … Read more
Students from Bayside High School’s Earth Science and AP Environmental Science classes, along with classroom teachers April Clark and Diana Scofield, launched two 5 by 10 foot floating wetland islands into the retention pond at the Hampton Road Sanitation District Chesapeake/Elizabeth Treatment Plant on Shore Drive.
This project is part … Read more
When Nathaniel Garcia’s fifth-grade teacher asks him in September what he did this summer, he might just answer her in Russian.
Fifth-grader Shaniya Purchas might use Chinese to describe her favorite activities for her teacher and friends.
Neither student traveled overseas to acquire these new foreign language skills, rather they … Read more
Ocean Lakes High School (OLHS) earned placement on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools” List. The publication’s staff reviews more than 29,000 high schools across the country in order to put together the annual listing.
Ocean Lakes was awarded a silver medal from U.S. News & World Report, … Read more
Virginia Beach Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge for children, teens and adults kicked off June 8 and runs until August 8. There are no reading lists to follow, and all books count, including graphic novels and comic books. In conjunction with the Summer Reading Challenge, Virginia Beach Public Library (VBPL) … Read more