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100 percent of Virginia Beach schools projected to earn state accreditation

Preliminary results are in for the state Standards of Learning (SOL) tests. VBCPS is projecting that all of its schools will earn accreditation for the 2017-2018 school year. Accreditation is awarded by the Virginia Department of Education each year to schools that meet or exceed the state’s benchmarks for student achievement. Read

Meet the 2017 Instructional Leaders of the Year

Thoroughgood Elementary’s Dr. Cheryl Zigrang was named the VBCPS Elementary Instructional Leader of the Year. Salem High School Principal Matthew Delaney was awarded the honor for the secondary level. Read

Student leaders advise on division work

School division representatives had the opportunity to meet with student leaders at this summer’s Leadership Workshop to get input and opinions on division initiatives. See photos

Save on back-to-school shopping during tax-free weekend

This weekend, Aug. 4–6, will be the annual tax-free weekend in Virginia. During this three-day sales tax holiday, shoppers can buy qualifying items, including school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness supplies, without paying sales tax. Read

My favorite subject is art because I get to express myself creatively. Read

Celebrating our accreditation success Read


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