Spotlight on teachers supporting great dreams

Parents, graduates and students continue to support the division’s Great Dreams Need Great Teachers campaign by submitting stories about the great teachers and staff members who have made a difference in their lives or the lives of their children. Ocean Lakes High School graduate Nikki Reeves wrote to share her praise for her guidance counselor Read More…

Serving up a “Slice” of VBCPS

VBCPS is launching a brand new digital newsletter to bring school news, information and features right to subscribers’ email inboxes. A Slice of VBCPS will be delivered to subscribers via email every Monday at noon. Each edition will feature a selection of articles, videos and photos from school events and activities as well as pertinent division Read More…

2017 School Climate Survey moved to April

Based on feedback from various stakeholders, the division’s 2017 School Climate Survey will be administered to school staff, parents and students in April instead of its past availability in February. The change was made to avoid overlap with a Virginia Department of Education survey taken in some secondary schools in February as well as to Read More…

Budget forum held Jan. 26 for employees

Registration for the division’s upcoming budget forums has been greatly impacted by inclement weather and subsequent school cancellations. As such, three of the four scheduled budget forums have been cancelled. Employees interested in learning more about the 2017-18 budget and the division’s budget development process are invited to take part in the budget forum Thursday, Jan. Read More…

Asbestos (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…