The Week in Photos: Feb. 11-17

This week in VBSchools included celebrating grandparents, entrepreneurship, literacy, academic excellence, community service and the 100th and 101st days of school. All of the special events were in addition to a variety of classroom learning activities. Here are some of the week’s photos submitted to Kaleidoscope by school media liaisons and administrators. Christopher Farms Elementary School hosted Grandparents Read More…

The Week in Photos: Feb. 4-10

School media liaisons and administrators submitted the following photos to highlight activities from the past week. The school division hosted the 10th Annual African American Male Summit Saturday, Feb. 4, at Princess Anne High School. More than 250 students attended the event where they took part in team building exercises, breakout sessions, networking activities and Read More…

The Week in Photos: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

This week included special events for Beach Girls Rock!, National Signing Day and the “Souper” Bowl. Kindness, community service and coding continued along with hosting guest readers and book character parades. Throw in some handmade instruments, cardboard arcade games and a leprechaun, and you have another great week for VBSchools! Here are some highlights shared by the division’s school media liaisons. Read More…

The Week in Photos: Jan. 21-27

Kindness, crazy hair, vocabulary parades and dodgeball are all featured in this week’s collection of photos from school media liaisons and administrators. Luxford Elementary School third-graders were excited to light up their classroom with kindness during the Great Kindness Challenge held Jan. 23-27. Kindness rocks at North Landing Elementary School! Students, staff and administrators dressed as rock Read More…

The Week(s) in Photos: Jan. 3-20

Since their return to school Jan. 3 following winter break, students and staff have been enjoying Reading Month, makerspace activities, special events, spirit weeks and some snowy weather. Here are school photos from the first weeks of January submitted to Kaleidoscope by school media liaisons. Tallwood High School graduate Ahkei Togun visited his alma mater and Read More…

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…