Hundreds of eighth-graders and their families descended upon the Virginia Beach Convention Center, Oct. 22, for the annual Academies and Advanced Academic Programs Night. The event allows the rising freshmen the opportunity to meet with students, teachers and program coordinators from each academy and advanced academic program. These include: The … Read more
When Rosemont Forest Elementary fifth-graders arrived to PE class on Oct. 23, they found their gym equipment set up a bit differently. The volleyball net, typically raised beyond their fingertips, was lowered to touch the floor. Cones and mats arranged for an obstacle course included wheelchairs at the starting line. … Read more
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Isabelle Reutzel-Hood at 263-1103 or Isabelle.Reutzelemail@example.com by Wednesday, Nov. 5.… Read more
Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) board members had a firsthand look at how the foundation’s schoolwide grants are supporting teaching and learning. After helping greet An Achievable Dream Academy students with handshakes as they arrived at school, VBEF board members received a tour of Seatack Elementary School’s community garden.
Imagine sitting in a class where you cannot hear your teacher’s voice. You cannot listen to her lecture, hear the questions your classmates ask or notice the squeak of a chair or hum of the pencil sharpener.
And, even if you could hear the words, what you would hear would … Read more
Chelsea Lambright, a 2010 graduate of Ocean Lakes High School, was selected to speak at the White House Summit and Research Forum on Improved Health and Fitness for Americans with Disabilities. The summit was held earlier this month.
Now a student at James Madison University (JMU), Lambright joined her professor, Dr. … Read more
First Colonial High School (FCHS) social studies teacher Debbie Lou Hague and Gifted Resource Specialist Missy Sullivan worked with Hague’s 2013-2014 AP Human Geography classes on the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program to help end hunger.
Leed2Feed has students work together to learn more about hunger issues in today’s society as … Read more
A big change is taking place at Indian Lakes Elementary this year. Cara Dibbs, the school’s Library Media Specialist, has turned the school announcements into an on-air news cast. The news team comprised of fourth- and fifth-graders runs a daily morning news show that is broadcast to the entire school.
New classmates Cameron Farley and Helen Murray make friends in Mrs. Flood’s second- grade classroom at Cooke Elementary School.
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The debate team coach had just had a baby, and Brandon Middle needed someone to help.
Jerry Lombardi, a sixth-grade science teacher, was asked to fill in.
“I said, ‘Sure,’” Lombardi said with a laugh. “I had debated once in high school one year…I said, ‘So, I’m going to be … Read more