Watch out, Busch Gardens, students at Glenwood Elementary School are your newest competition! Fifth-graders at the school were busy creating “roller coasters” in class in order to reinforce and enhance their study of force, motion and energy. See some of the work below:
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Each month, Superintendent Aaron Spence highlights one Compass Keeper for a special video edition of the Compass Keepers Club. The end product is then presented to the School Board during the Superintendent’s Report given at the second School Board Meeting of the month.
Dominic Becker and Nathanial Zhang are fifth-grade … Read more
Last month, Delegates Glenn Davis, Bill DeSteph and Ron Villanueva each got an up close and personal look at several schools in the division. The Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) designated November as “Take Your Legislator to School” month, and VBCPS had a number of schools that had took part … Read more
On a cold, dreary afternoon in December, the activity inside the Bayside Sixth Grade Campus was anything but that.
“Welcome to C Straight!” counselor Rob Lanz greeted the sixth-grade participants. “Can anyone tell me why you think you were recommended to participate in this program?”
“To help us get into … Read more
There has been a movement going on in Virginia Beach school this past week, students flocking to the computer lab in order to take part in one big event: The Hour of Code.
Hundreds of students across the city have participated in The Hour of Code, which is a grassroots … Read more
The school division’s Parent Connection invited Virginia Beach Commonwealth’s Attorney Colin Stolle to speak to parents about a growing concern in many families – internet and social media safety. In the evening session Dec. 11, Stolle said that children’s online experiences should be safe and educational and that parents, guardians … Read more
In the spirit of the holiday season, nearly 100 volunteers gathered Dec. 9 to pack Beach Bags that will help feed VBCPS students who might otherwise not have enough to eat when schools close for a two-week winter break. Working in teams, volunteers packed and boxed 710 bags of food … Read more
No matter the age, the school or even the early morning wakeup call on a Saturday, one thing was made resoundingly clear at last month’s Elementary Student Cooperative Association (SCA) Leadership Workshop: Students love getting involved.
The Office of Student Leadership held leadership workshop for elementary school students, and more … Read more
Salem Middle School students visited the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) on Dec. 3 to participate in the museum’s Student Art Start (SAS) program. The program combines a one-hour tour with art-making related to current exhibitions at the museum.
VBCPS, with its high number of military-connected students, has many initiatives in place to help students and their families transition as they move in and out of the division. Thanks to the school division’s Military-Connected Academic Support Program (MCASP) grant, Corporate Landing Middle School (CLMS) students had the opportunity to … Read more
The ladies opened the hatch to the Ford Explorer, and all that could be seen in the car was the faded brown color of cardboard from box after box that had been carefully packed inside.
One by one, Shelby Wilkins and Irene Kottmer pulled out each box and loaded them … Read more