The Week in Photos: May 7-11

Bayside Middle School celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week with a Back to the Beach theme, beginning Monday with a teacher first aid kit. A pancake breakfast, BBQ cookout, ice cream sundae bar and beach party followed. Strawbridge Elementary School teachers were surprised with tropical treats during Teacher Appreciation Week. Buon appetito! Hermitage Elementary School administrators Angie Read More…

The Week in Photos: March 26-30

Virginia Beach Middle School’s National Junior Honor Society hosted a community Easter egg at the school. Students from feeder elementary schools came out to collect eggs, decorate cookies and take pictures with the Easter bunny. Congratulations to fifth-grader Cera Luciani, one of the amazing safety patrols at Fairfield Elementary. Cera received a Certificate of Recognition for Read More…

The Week in Photos: March 19-23

Making the most of the building’s features is a daily occurrence at Old Donation School. Fourth-graders used the “runnel” to make observations and models of erosion and deposition. The runnel mimics the erosion caused by a river in the natural world. Students looked for evidence of where weathered-down sediment was present and then watched as water was released Read More…

The Week in Photos: March 12-16

Participating in Cradles vs. Cranes Day, the first day of a spring sports spirit week at Ocean Lakes High School, were students ​Justin Costello, Lindsay Magnant, Vian Ozic, Haleigh Simonis, Delaney Hinkley, Rei Silva, Esra Mulkey, and Assistant Principal Darcy Parker. Students at Old Donation School acted as participants in a Geologic Response Team analyzing information Read More…

The Week in Photos: March 5-9

Mehki Washington, first-grader at Arrowhead Elementary, showed off his bright smile while working a library activity. Representatives from the Virginia Beach Reading Council visited Creeds Elementary March 5 to surprise Diane Marx with the news that she was named the Virginia State Reading Association (VSRA) Reading Teacher of the Year. Marx, a third-grade teacher, was recognized Read More…

The Week in Photos: Feb. 26-March 2

  The Indian Lakes Elementary SCA recently led a donation drive to collect socks for Seton Youth Shelters. The school collected a total of 470 pairs of socks and SCA representatives presented the donation to Jennifer Sieracke, from Seton Youth Shelters, at their Feb. 26 SCA meeting. Several students at Pembroke Elementary enjoyed trying out the new therapy Read More…

The Week in Photos: Feb. 18-23

A group of volunteers from Providence Presbyterian Church visit Fairfield Elementary every Monday to read with students as part of the school’s Reading Cafe program. Teachers choose two to three students to come to the library after eating lunch and to read with a volunteer.Students in Laurie Yates’ landscaping/turf management class at the Technical and Career Education Center are Read More…

The Week in Photos: Feb. 12-16

In honor of the Winter II Sports pep rally this week, Lynnhaven Middle’s SCA hosted a spirit week. Brad Nelson, student activities coordinator, and Adam Swindell, sixth-grade teacher, dressed up as Superman and Batman to kick off the week with Superhero vs. Villian Day. ​In celebration of Love Your Library Month, the office staff at Rosemont Forest Elementary Read More…

The Week in Photos: Feb. 5-9

Old Donation School hosted a spirit week to kick off the start of the second semester Feb. 5. The SCA collaborated to select the themes: Red, White and Blue Day, Olympics Day, Pajama Day, Dynamic Duo Day, and Team Color Day. Trey Sorrell, one of Amanda Brewer’s kindergarteners at Ocean Lakes Elementary, enjoyed fishing for hearts. With this Read More…