Week in Photos: December 17-21, 2018 Posted on December 19, 2018December 26, 2018 by Kaleidoscope Here’s to a happy, healthy and photographic 2019! Rosemont Elementary Schools students dressed up for Spirit Week. Cook Elementary School students Omar Mencera, Xiah Xenakis and Jose Medina-Salinas enjoyed a gingerbread man treat after reading “Gingerbread Man Loose in the School.” Lynnhaven Middle School’s Dawn Kramer, Adam Swindell, Connie Schell, Brad Nelson, Lizzie Brooks and Robert Wnukowski participated in Ugly Sweater Day. White Oaks Elementary School second-grader Caleb White used Tinkercad to build playground equipment. Second-graders at Brookwood Elementary read the story “Balloons Over Broadway” and had their own parade. Malibu Elementary School student Kai McCormick, had tons of fun decorating his gingerbread house. Ethan Baldwin, Advanced Technology Center Modeling and Simulation student, was awarded the ACE Award for achieving a perfect score in SolidWorks. Santa made a surprise visit to Green Run Elementary preschoolers, including Zamya Brown and Steven Cohen. Red Mill Elementary School third-graders Kennedy Cleveland and Teagan Ogden coded a Dash robot while in their pj’s. Eugene Smith and Kiyah Smith enjoyed Parkway Elementary School’s Jingle Run. Green Run High School teachers James Wahlgren and James Carroll dressed to impress at the holiday luncheon. Ocean Lakes Elementary School’s Madeline Day welcomed Marlyn Hurtado, Jamie Keesee and Safaa Haddou from Navy Federal Credit Union as part of the Angel Tree Program. Paris Garbutt, Madison Collins, David Reid and Kameron Shepard worked together to solves clues to break into their Breakout Box at Diamond Springs Elementary School. Carey Manugo was thrilled that Brian Loehn was chosen as the Spirit Elf for Larkspur Middle School’s spirit parade. Second-grader Jeremiah Grimes at Corporate Landing Elementary designed and built a gingerbread house complete with a pitched roof. Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade teachers from Cooke Elementary School dressed as residents of Whoville for the annual staff Tacky Sweater contest. Santa FaceTimed with Bennett Pope (who was a bit under the weather) during Mariana Crocker’s class party at Arrowhead Elementary School. Princess Anne Middle School students raised more than $2500 to help members of the community. About 30 students volunteered their time to shop at Target for the anonymous recipients. The Trojan Readers Book Club at Plaza Middle School collected new pajamas for Pajama Jams, a local organization that provides new pajamas to children in need. Jackie Cochran was awarded the Teacher of Year for Christopher Farms. Here she is joined by her husband, Martin Cochran, her children Kiersten Cochran and Carter Cochran and her mother-in-law Kathy Donahoe. Sean Berry looked festive at Diamond Springs Elementary School. Old Donation School’s administrative and support team dressed as “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Eric Wood was named North Landing Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year. Malibu Elementary School’s Sally Benjumea had a fantastic time decorating gingerbread houses with her students. Diamond Springs Elementary School’s Shannon Wilson and kindergarten students Lashon Goodman, Imari Pusey-Smith, and Lance Owens celebrated Ugly Sweater Day. Julie Cole was Malibu Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year. Brandon Middle School students did some decoupage while listening to holiday music. Parkway Elementary School’s Jingle Run featured a visit from the Parkway Panther, here with Christina Hutchins. Pamela Pearsall’s German 1 class sang Christmas carols in German to the office staff at Lynnhaven Middle School. Green Run High School students Jacob Systma, Nigel Coquilla, Crutriece McGee, Akhi Jenkins, Haylee Sadler, Kaniyah Worsley, Keke Ricks, Neveah Bryson, Ahleayah Dennison, Zamariyah Wilson and Kaden Gurley enjoyed skating at the Virginia Beach Farmers Market. Diamond Springs Elementary School’s cafeteria manager Heather Henry enjoyed spending time with kindergarten students Jalen Bailey, Miguel Terraza-Matias, and Samantha Sanchez Avila during the Holiday Turkey Feast. Anthony Nobles was Plaza Middle School’s Teacher of the Year. Parkway Elementary School’s fifth-grade classes visited Jamestown Settlement. Diamond Springs Elementary School first-graders Khalia Lang, Caiden Weeks, and Destiny Boyce celebrated Ugly Sweater Day. Landstown Middle School’s Dr. Maria Nuzzo and seventh- grader Kaitlyn Spangler celebrated Ugly Holiday Sweater Day. Keyboarding students at Old Donation School with teacher Christy Morgan after successfully campaigning for more ergonomically appropriate chairs for the keyboarding room. Santa visited with Doniqka Banks-Parker at Parkway Elementary School. Principal Dr. Michael Kelly congratulates Cox High School’s Teacher of the Year, Melissa Rusak. Arrowhead Elementary School third-graders Aubrey Zawistowski, Addison Jones and Camryn Early finished Girls on the Run 5K at Camp Arrowhead in Suffolk. First-grade teacher Amber Bush enjoyed eating lunch with Xzavier Johnson during Diamond Springs Elementary School’s Holiday Turkey Feast. Recent Cox High School graduates shared their experiences with younger students at the annual Freshman Panel. Nicole Gregory was named Teacher of the Year for Bayside Elementary School. Rosemont Elementary School students and staff celebrated Spirit Week. Office and security staff from Landstown High School showed off their candidates for Ugly Sweater Day. Landstown Middle Schools announced its distinguished teachers: Spanish-Dr. Maria Nuzzo, Science-Kelly Foster, Social Studies-Victoria Kelley (also Teacher of the Year), Math- Kari McFarland, and Library Media Specialist-Kara Lawson. LCDR Barnhill and his son Dominic read Sneezy the Snowman during the class party at Arrowhead Elementary School. Arrowhead Elementary School Principal Kimani Vaughan and Assistant Principal Lorrie Voshell made a holiday pancake breakfast for all staff. Landstown High School’s Beth Bryant and Jason Stanley showed off some school spirit for Ugly Sweater Day. Tell your friends! Follow us!