More than 100 teachers, parents and student artists attended a reception for an exhibit called “Art for Change” at the ODU Higher Education Center last month. The works of art were created in response to Vic Muniz’s “Wasteland” documentary and utilized recyclable materials and trash to create awareness of sustainability … Read more
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This post was written by Frances Scott, media liaison at Bayside Middle School.
Advising the United States President was the goal of a recent activity in Mat Scott’s eighth grade civics classes. Students first researched a particular government department or agency and then studied an issue involving military, environment, economy, … Read more
Glenwood Elementary second-graders in Mrs. Fargo’s class celebrated spring with Bunny Day. All week long, students participated in cross-curricular activities involving bunnies, including reading, writing, research, and science. As a culminating activity, students wrote a creative bunny story about a stuffed bunny and brought them to school to share.
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church made sure students at Cooke Elementary were going to have a wonderful spring break. Church members made a beach bag for every student at the school. Each bag contained a beach towel, water bottle and sunglasses for the beach as well as a book to … Read more
First-grade students at Red Mill Elementary School had a “peep-tastic” time creating beautiful “peep-oramas” inspired by the book, Absolutely Not, by Matthew McElligott. The students had been learning about the parts a book: character, setting, and plot. Working in small groups they illustrated their favorite parts of the story, … Read more
Tallwood High School was part of history last month as students from the Global Studies and World Languages Academy hosted the first cultural exchange program with the Philippines.
Eight students from Regional Science High School III and Olongapo City National High School, Olongapo City, Philippines visited Virginia Beach. While … Read more
This post was written by Jeff Barba, public relations coordinator for VBCPS.
The sights, sounds and pageantry of the Virginia International Tattoo have long been a mainstay of the annual Virginia Arts Festival. This exhibition features marching bands, massed pipes and drums, drill teams, gymnasts, Scottish dancers, and this year, … Read more
Walking into the cafeteria at Creeds Elementary School, there was no denying a special celebration was at hand. The stage overlooking the massive room held tables with shamrock table cloths weighed down with pots of golden coin candies, and dozens of students were anxiously awaiting a promised reward – the … Read more
Each year, Princess Anne Middle School’s (PAMS) “Lend a Hand Community Event” designates a local charity in which 100 percent of proceeds from school fundraising are given. This year, PAMS has chosen the Wounded Wear Organization. To kick off the event, Lt. Jay Redman spoke to PAMS students about his … Read more
Clad in a suit and tie, 17-year-old Ian Imperial marched into the Department of Education (DOE) with briefcase in hand. The Salem High School senior was nervous; after all, it isn’t every day he has a chance to sit down to chat with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
Imperial, along … Read more
Students in AP English 12 and Anatomy and Physiology at Kellam High School spent last Saturday working together to create life-sized characters from Shakespeare’s play, Othello. After tracing the outline of a body on banner paper, anatomy students went to work drawing and labeling the bones of the body, while … Read more