Great giveaways from the Great Dreams Need Great Teachers campaign

Five days. Five randomly-selected teachers. Five great, big giveaways! During the division’s celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week May 1-5, five teachers were surprised with gifts from the Great Dreams Need Great Teachers campaign. Using an online random number generator, five randomly-selected numbers were matched to a numbered list of all VBCPS teachers. Surprise presentations were made each day to Read More…

Arrowhead teachers receive surprise party from SCA

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Arrowhead Elementary School SCA officers and representatives surprised teachers with a party! Students donned chef hats and aprons to greet and serve their special guests. A host greeted teachers at the door and took them to their tables. Student waiters and waitresses took drink orders while other students served food in the buffet line. Read More…

Educators describe teaching in three words

Virginia Beach City Public Schools is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week May 1-5. We asked the division’s 2018 Teachers of the Year to reflect on their profession and respond to four questions. This is the first of four articles to share their thoughts during Teacher Appreciation Week. Decades ago, the television game show “Name that Tune” Read More…

Celebration recognizes Occupational Therapy Month

In honor of Occupational Therapy Month, the school division’s physical therapists showed their appreciation for their occupational therapist colleagues at a recent department meeting. In addition to food and gifts, the meeting featured activities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the occupational therapy profession, which was established in 1917. Photos of the division’s occupational therapists Read More…