July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

Number Date Title
JUNE 2017
075 06/12/17 VBCPS Class of 2017 offered a record $87.4 million in scholarships
074 06/08/17 Schedule for all Virginia Beach middle schools and Old Donation School to shift by 10 minutes next school year
073 06/06/17 Special education and gifted education advisory committees host meetings June 12
072 06/01/17 Student teams compete in STEM Trifecta June 8
MAY 2017
071 05/17/17 Federal grant information presented to School Board
070 05/16/17 VBCPS announces first phase of full-day kindergarten implementation
069 05/16/17 Kempsville Elementary teacher named Super Teacher by Virginia Lottery
068 05/15/17 All Virginia Beach comprehensive high schools ranked among "America's Most Challenging"
067 05/15/17 VBGradWall now available to celebrate the Class of 2017
066 05/09/17 Dr. Aaron C. Spence honored as Virginiaís Superintendent of the Year
065 05/04/17 Pontifex named 2018 Citywide Teacher of the Year
064 05/04/17 Special education and gifted education advisory committees host meetings May 8
APRIL 2017
063 04/28/17 2017 Model Partnerships and Volunteers of the Year honored at citywide celebration
062 04/26/17 Virginia Beach schools among best in state according to U.S. News & World Report
061 04/18/17 Ten VBCPS high schools earn nationís highest student council award
060 04/17/17 Green Run wins Navy JROTC national championship
059 04/07/17 CAC meeting scheduled April 17
058 04/06/17 VBCPS earns 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award
057 04/05/17 VBCPS hosts Little Feet Meet with Special Olympics Virginia April 18
056 04/04/17 Division adjusts athletic schedule due to Landstown field damage
MARCH 2017
055 03/29/17 'The Art of Being a Military Child' exhibit opens April 1
054 03/27/17 Beach Bags food drive brings in record donations
053 03/24/17 VBCPS kindergarten registration event scheduled for April 25
052 03/23/17 VBCPS named a top-ten district by Center for Digital Education
051 03/17/17 Dr. Aaron Spence named Region II Superintendent of the Year
050 03/07/17 School Board modifies 2017-2018 school calendar
049 03/07/17 School Board approves balanced operating budget and requests additional funds to begin full-day kindergarten program
048 03/07/17 CAC meeting scheduled March 13
047 03/06/17 SEAC meeting scheduled March 13
FEBRUARY 2017
046 02/20/17 Get a glimpse inside the new Old Donation School
045 02/10/17 Landstown High School student named Outstanding STEM Award honoree
044 02/09/17 Virginia Beach students named U.S. Presidential Scholars candidates
043 02/07/17 SEAC meeting scheduled Feb. 13
042 02/06/17 CAC meeting scheduled Feb. 13
JANUARY 2017
041 01/24/17 New digital newsletter offers community a 'slice' of VBCPS
040 01/13/17 Snow makeup days announced for two missed days, third day will be waived for students
039 01/11/17 Anderson elected to serve as School Board chairwoman, Edwards elected vice chairman
038 01/06/17 We Are VBSchools: Great Dreams Need Great Teachers is back again
037 01/04/17 SEAC meeting scheduled Jan. 9
036 01/03/17 CAC meeting scheduled Jan. 9
DECEMBER 2016
035 12/21/16 School Board adopts 2017-18 school calendar
034 12/20/16 VBCPS to hold 10th Annual African American Male Summit Jan. 7, 2017
033 12/06/16 Cox High School Gay-Straight Alliance to host evening event Jan. 30
032 12/01/16 Ocean Lakes High School senior earns perfect ACT score
NOVEMBER 2016
031 11/30/16 Princess Anne Middle and Woodstock Elementary named National PTA Schools of Excellence
030 11/22/16 See two calendar options for the 2017-18 school year and give your feedback
029 11/17/16 More VBCPS students enrolled in AP classes than ever before, AP exam scores rise
028 11/04/16 Beach Girls Rock! empowerment series for the 2016-2017 school year
027 11/03/16 Community Resource Fair supports individuals with disabilities
OCTOBER 2016
026 10/31/16 Cashwell named VSTE 2016 Outstanding Leader of the Year
025 10/25/16 VBEF celebrates 25 years and awards $125,000 in teacher grants
024 10/24/16 October Beach Bags drives bring in largest donations of the year
023 10/21/16 VBCPS awarded School Security Equipment Grant
022 10/19/16 Higher education opportunities featured at College Night Oct. 25
021 10/12/16 High school academic programs featured at citywide information night Oct. 19
020 10/05/16 Dr. Aaron Spence accepts national vice-chairmanship of EdLeader21
019 10/04/16 Varsity football games rescheduled
018 10/03/16 CAC meeting scheduled Oct. 10
SEPTEMBER 2016
017 09/29/16 Makeup plan announced for school days lost due to flooding
016 09/28/16 VBCPS achieves record On-Time Graduation Rate and dropout rate
015 09/27/16 Virginia Beach students lead the region and top national scores on SAT
014 09/26/16 SEAC meeting scheduled Oct. 3
013 09/26/16 VBCPS awarded $1.5 million DoDEA grant for Project G.R.I.T.
012 09/21/16 Parent and staff input will help shape divisionís five-year plan for special education services
011 09/20/16 Landstown High School student wins national trophy design contest
010 09/14/16 Red Mill Elementary receives Let’s Move! Active Schools National Award
009 09/13/16 Linkhorn Park Elementary student to be featured in Times Square for National Down Syndrome Society
008 09/07/16 School Board approves updated grading policy
AUGUST 2016
007 08/30/16 Princess Anne High School's Miles Williams to receive Lifesaver Award from mayor
006 08/18/16 More than 5,000 fifth-graders to take part in NAS Oceana Air Show STEM Lab Day
005 08/10/16 94 percent of Virginia Beach schools projected to make full SOL accreditation
004 08/02/16 Lynnhaven Elementary School awarded 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant
JULY 2016
003 07/18/16 Green Run High School awarded Innovation Planning Grant
002 07/05/16 VBCPS hosts Beach Bags food drive July 14
001 07/05/16 School Board extends contract of Superintendent Aaron C. Spence