Free flu shots available

BEWell (Beach Employee Wellness) is hosting four flu clinics in November for school division employees and their spouses. The employee and spouse must be covered by the Optima Health Plan offered through the school division or the city of Virginia Beach. The flu shots are free. Simply bring your employee badge, current pay stub or Read More…

It’s time to enroll for 2018 benefit coverage

Open Enrollment for 2018 benefits begins Oct. 2 and closes Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. Enrollment is mandatory, meaning that all full-time equivalent employees must elect or decline coverage for 2018. This includes coverage for health, dental, legal, identity theft protection, flexible spending for health care and dependent car, and health savings account benefits. “It’s Read More…

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…

VBEF Innovative Learning Grant applications due Oct. 6

The Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) provides funding to Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) teachers and staff to support innovative projects and learning programs not already funded by the school division. The foundation will award $150,000 in grant funding for the 2017-18 school year. The deadline for VBCPS staff members to submit VBEF Innovative Learning Read More…

School division welcomes new instructional staff

“It’s my first year teaching; I’m fresh out of college,” said Micah Pittman, who will be teaching third grade at Luxford Elementary. “My hope this year is to develop my skills, get better every day, learn from people who come before me and help kids change their lives.” Fellow first-year teacher Brian Battin is also Read More…

Schools and offices welcome new administrators

Staff, students and families will see some new faces in schools and central office this school year. The following employees are in new roles this week pursuant to administrative appointments and administrative reassignments effective July 1. Adult Learning Center Randi Riesbeck, director Bayside Elementary School Ashley Godfrey, assistant principal Bayside Middle School Joel Guldenschuh, dean of Read More…

AHERA management plans available

The Environmental Protection Agency, as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) of October 1986, requires all school facilities to have an inspection for asbestos-containing building materials and to have a detailed management plan identifying these materials. The AHERA Management Plans are available in each school’s main office for review by parents, teachers Read More…