Citywide Teacher of the Year finalists announced

Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) is celebrating the five finalists for 2020 Citywide Teacher of the Year! Through the continuing Great Dreams Need Great Teachers campaign, the division honors all its innovative and dedicated educators year-round, and each spring, VBCPS has the opportunity to recognize the best-of-the-best teachers throughout the division with the announcement Read More…

VBCPS English teacher gets students moving

Ocean Lakes senior Peyton Hewlitt will not be sleeping in the morning of March 17. She’s running her very first half marathon during the Shamrock Marathon weekend. Her inspiration to take up running was English teacher Tasha Hurst, an active member of the Virginia Beach J&A Racing public relations crew, which sponsors the popular fitness-focused Read More…

Congratulations to the 2018-19 Tagged by the Superintendent recipients

  The following staff members were recipients of the Tagged by the Superintendent recognition for the first semester of school year 2018-19: High Schools and Centers Adult Learning Center:  Lisa Belcher Advanced Technology:  Center Kathy Baker Bayside High School:  Devan Smith Cox High School:  Elly Clark First Colonial High School:  Suzanne Flach Green Run High Read More…

VBCPS librarian wins regional recognition

Arrowhead Elementary School’s librarian, Kellee Kraft, was named the Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Librarian of the Year for the York Region during a ceremony in Richmond March 8. The annual award recognizes outstanding Virginia school librarians. Arrowhead’s Principal, Kimani Vaughn, credits Kraft with creating “an infectious passion for reading” in the school, citing Read More…

VBCPS employees hone mediation skills

The neighborhood civic league was not happy that a house had been purchased and would be converted into a home for troubled youths. The Youth Commission insisted that residents of the home will be good neighbors. Representatives from both sides sat at a table inside the Plaza Annex on a February afternoon, presenting their concerns. Read More…