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.
Donna Chapa has been teaching Science at … Read more
Kurt Williams, WTKR-TV news anchor, welcomed audience members to the Virginia Beach Education Foundation’s TGIF Celebration and then asked a question.
“You do know today is Monday, right?”
WTKR-TV news anchor Kurt Williams served as TGIF Celebration emcee.
Indeed, they did.
Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) employees and community … Read more
Luxford Elementary School hosted its first of a monthly family engagement activity, “Family Reading-Running Day.” The premise is simple: Once a month parents are invited to come to school to read with their child. Then, parents are asked to stay and run with their child during his/her P.E. block. Taking … Read more
Tonight, as Ocean Lakes High School takes the field in its football playoff game against Bethel High School, thousands of fans will have the players and coaches in their hearts and on their minds…and, for one man specifically, on one pair of feet.
Captain Robert Smith has been a diehard … Read more
Operation Smile club sponsors at Lynnhaven Middle School brought their students to meet with club members from across the city at the organization’s headquarters in Virginia Beach.
While there, students were divided by school and grade level to tour the building where they heard from other volunteers about their experiences. During the … Read more
In celebration of Salem High School’s 25th anniversary, members of the Salem community were encouraged to capture their support forever in time with an etched brick. These personalized bricks were then used to create a pathway from the ticket gate at the football stadium to the home bleachers. The pathway was designed … Read more
For students in the Global Studies and World Languages Academy, this school year has already had an impressive start.
To begin, two Global Studies students, Andrew Clark and Richard Fetter, were elected to the Board of the Sister Cities Association of Virginia Beach. Clark and Fetter were presented the keys … Read more
Several schools have become home to butterflies and caterpillars, learning about the metamorphosis that takes place within the insects.
Nine classes at Red Mill Elementary School have been fortunate to take care of several interesting caterpillars, including Monarch, Black Swallowtail, Giant Leopard, Apple Sphinx, Variegated Fritillary and Spicebush caterpillars.
At Green Run High School, Becky Burnsworth’s psychology classes got a hands-on lesson about the importance of perception. Students experimented and tested their visual perception when their field of vision was altered by twenty degrees and they had to throw and catch a ball. They also learned how powerful sight … Read more
For some, being on a state championship winning volleyball team would be enough to hang your proverbial letterman jacket on.
But that is not enough for Tanner Roughton.
For others, taking an active role in the school’s SCA and being a member of several honor societies would, again, be plenty … Read more