Week in Photos: April 22-26, 2019 Posted on April 29, 2019April 29, 2019 by Kaleidoscope There may have been “Something in the Water” over weekend at the oceanfront, but there are always Seahawks in the Water! Fourth graders at Rosemont Elementary School celebrated Earth Day by picking up litter around the campus. Ava Hawthorne, third grader at Malibu Elementary School, used crackers to learn area and perimeter. Second graders at Old Donation School made use of their “outdoor classroom” to expand their knowledge of systems of nature by using magnifying glasses, observation skills, and note-taking. World Language students participated in the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C. Students loved interacting with Luke Ruble, seventh grader at Corporate Landing Middle School, when he accompanied his mom to work on Take Our Sons (and Daughters) to Work Day. With Luke is Emmett Taylor, a preschooler at Pembroke Elementary in Karla Fleming’s class. Luke’s mom is Li Cavanaugh, one of the division’s physical therapists. Fourth graders at Providence Elementary completed research on people who have made a positive impact in the world. They created a Potato Head version of their person and presented to other classes and parents. Merrick Mitchell chose Ellen DeGeneres. The ATC proudly recognizes their Administrative Support Team: Mrs. Baker, School Office Associate; Mrs. Copeland, Bookkeeper, Mr. McMillian, Technical Support Staff; Ms. Woodhouse, School Administrative Associate II, Mrs. Franklin, Permanent Sub; and Mr. Humes, Substitute. Students in Mary Voss’ preschool class at Red Mill Elementary thoroughly enjoyed “flying like butterflies” as they soared down the scooter board ramp during a group gross motor activity this week. Princess Anne Elementary first graders Charlie Thurbon and Sydney Techanchuk admire the book covers created by classmates in celebration of National School Library Month. The Advanced Technology Center’s Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering class toured the Maritime Demonstration Platform (Stiletto Ship). Green Run Elementary preschooler Elijah Gorrell met a mounted police horse on a field trip to Virginia Beach’s horse barn. Parents and students came to register April 23rd at Pembroke Elementary School for kindergarten. Dawn Kramer, assistant principal at Lynnhaven Middle School, celebrated the 8th grade English teachers by giving them a “homerun” package with “superstar” baseball hats and crackerjacks for their work on raising their student’s test scores. Two Centerville students, Jaelyn Isip and Gabriel Woods were the only Virginia Beach Public Schools students to be recognized by the AAA Hall of Fame. Advanced Technology Center Digital Design students placed first in Advertising and Design (Collin Morris) and Photography (Adrianna Lawrence) at the State SkillsUSA competition. Fourth graders at Old Donation School had a hands-on experience learning about Colonial Virginia by seeing what extent the settlers went to when eating, farming, making clothes, and other jobs. Even though the power was out, learning continued at Malibu Elementary. Emma McCormick and Jesse Scharin dissected an owl pellet. Janice Ricci received the “Teacher of the Year” award for Virginia from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Princess Anne High School’s NJROTC team competed against 23 other high schools in the Brain Brawl National Championship held at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Dayton Beach, Florida, and placed third. Princess Anne Elementary physical education teacher, Chris Sanders helped second grader Aiden Shephard prepare for the Kids Heart Challenge. Students raised over $12,000 to support heart health. Tell your friends! Follow us!