The Week in Photos: Dec. 17-22

Students from several schools participated in the Girls on the Run (GOTR) Hampton Roads 5K Dec. 18. Participants from Trantwood Elementary School were ready to run, and fifth-grader Bella Dinges and fifth-grade teacher and GOTR coach Hannah Phelps celebrated their 5K finish. How many first-graders fit in a Powhatan canoe? About a dozen! Cheryl Freeman’s Read More…

The Week in Photos: Dec. 10-16

Diamond Springs Elementary School students took a trip to the North Pole during the holiday performance “The Incredible Reindeer,” directed by music specialist Mary Froelich and kindergarten assistant Patricia Williams. The incredible reindeer from first grade – including Aubrey Cole, Taylor Allen, Omari Sanchez and Nyasia Green – saved Christmas and Earth by diverting an Read More…

The Week in Photos: Dec. 3-9

Caroling, career exploration, computer coding and more were part of this week’s activities in VBSchools. Trantwood Elementary School staff got into the holiday spirit Saturday, Dec. 3 at the school’s Snowflake Breakfast. LouAnne Metzger, Tim Cassidy, Melinda Pezzella and Christina Corradi were all smiles in the photo booth. Parkway Elementary School’s PTA sponsored “The Jingle Read More…

The Week in Photos: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

Princess Anne Middle School (PAMS) was honored with the National PTA School of Excellence Award. The organization’s recognition program supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students. Woodstock Elementary School also received the honor. PAMS and Woodstock were two of only 14 schools in Read More…

The Week in Photos: Nov. 19-23

The school division talked turkey this week of Thanksgiving. Many staff members, grateful for the community service of their students to support causes like the United Way and food drives, dressed as turkeys to celebrate students’ goodwill. There were also plenty more reasons for schools to celebrate and express their gratitude this week. Woodstock Elementary School Read More…

The Week in Photos: Nov. 12-18

Woodstock Elementary School first-grader Sawyer Morton answered a question during a recent school assembly with guest Miss Virginia 2016 Michaela Sigmon. Sigmon visited the school to talk with the students about the importance of showing value and respect for others. Sigmon’s message for the students relates directly to her pageant platform, “I may not know you, Read More…

The Week in Photos: Nov. 5-11

This week in VBSchools, students and staff participated in activities related to Election Day, Military Family Appreciation Month and Veterans Day as well as engaged in a variety of instructional activities. Cooke Elementary School students participated as members of an Electoral College Nov. 7, casting electoral votes based on a mock election held at the school Read More…

The Week in Photos: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Costumes, community service and scientific inquiry were among the many highlights for this Halloween week in VBSchools. Arrowhead Elementary School preschool students dressed up for Halloween Monday, Oct. 31, to trick or treat around the school. Bayside High School’s SCA and HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) teamed up to collect new socks for the Union Mission Homeless Shelter Read More…

The Week in Photos: Oct. 22-28

Red Ribbon Week, makerspaces, marching band champions, Halloween fun, fun runs, fire trucks, best dressed kindergarteners and just walking and talking provided lots of reasons to smile this week. Here are some images reflecting the week in VBSchools, as supplied by school media liaisons and other school division staff. Bayside High School celebrated Homecoming spirit Read More…

The Week in Photos: Oct. 15-21

Here’s a look at some of the week’s activities shared by schools from A to Z (or A to Windsor Oaks). Linda Lavender, Advanced Technology Center network administration and cyber security instructor, met with Governor Terry McAuliffe Oct. 18 during a Virginia Department of Education workshop on creating a new cyber security fundamentals course for Read More…