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Program helps students avoid the “Summer Slide”

In only four weeks, 800 students in this Title I summer reading program across 12 schools have read a whopping 23,641 books. The program’s purpose: engage students in reading to avoid what’s called “summer slide,” a term used for the learning loss that can occur during the summer months when children are out of school. Read

Diversity Ambassadors come together for summer workshop

The division’s Office of Opportunity and Achievement hosted the 11th Annual Diversity Ambassadors Workshop July 31. Middle and high school students participated in discussions and activities regarding diversity, acceptance and inclusion. View

VBCPS leadership attends regional equity conference

More than 250 VBCPS administrators took part in the 2017 Region II Excellence Through Equity Conference. Read

Try some tasty math at the grocery store

To develop your child's number sense, spend some time in the grocery store produce aisle. Gather some apples and ask your child to estimate their weight. Then, weigh them and see how close she was. How much do apples cost per pound? How much will the apples she weighed cost to buy? Compare different foods, too. Ask: Do six potatoes weigh more or less than six apples? Do they cost more or less? Read

I definitely will miss White Oaks but I am looking forward to going to middle school and starting fresh after the summer. Read

NAS Oceana Air Show STEM Lab Day returning this year Read


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