Mark your calendar for VBEF special events

Oct. 6, the deadline for teachers to submit Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) Innovative Learning Grant applications, is quickly approaching. Four additional dates to circle on your calendar include those for VBEF events scheduled for the 2017-2018 school year. Dec. 6: The VBEF will recognize all of the 2017-2018 grant recipients at its annual TGIF Read More…

Lamb selected for 2017-2018 Urban Superintendents Academy

Dr. Heather Lamb, adult academic coordinator at the Adult Learning Center, has been accepted into the 2017-2018 School Superintendents Association (AASA)/Howard University Urban Superintendents Academy. Lamb is in the third cohort of educational leaders participating in the academy that was established in 2015. According to the AASA website, the Urban Superintendents Academy is designed to help Read More…

Five more high schools to benefit from NMSI College Readiness Program

In a special ceremony at Naval Air Station Oceana Sept. 15, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) was presented a $4 million Department of Defense grant to implement the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) College Readiness Program in five more VBCPS high schools: Cox, Kempsville, Landstown, Ocean Lakes and Princess Anne. VBCPS previously received Read More…

The Week in Photos: Sept. 11-15

Members of Green Run High School’s NJROTC prepared for an outdoor ceremony to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001. On Sept. 11, members of Lynnhaven Middle’s Student Council Association (SCA) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), Principal Dr. Mason, Assistant Principal Ms. Kramer and NJHS adviser Mrs. Spagnolo visited Virginia Beach Fire Department Station Read More…

The Week in Photos: Sept. 5-8

In preparation for their visit to Naval Air Station Oceana’s STEM Lab Learning Day Sept. 15, fifth-graders in Dr. Nikki Smead’s class at Alanton Elementary conducted a scientific investigation creating helicopters. The Alanton News Network fifth-grade crew was ready for the morning announcements on the first day of school at Alanton Elementary. Julie Finucan, first-grade teacher at Arrowhead Elementary, Read More…

CDE names Cashwell among Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers

Dr. Amy Cashwell, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) Chief Academic Officer, has been selected as one of the Center for Digital Education’s (CDE) 2017 Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers. The 30 K-12 and higher education leaders were selected based on “their efforts to improve education through effective implementation of technology-rich solutions; their impact Read More…