Spring Music Program
Wed Apr 9 (6 pm)
The fifth grade strings will perform at 6 p.m. followed by the fourth grade’s presentation of Music Matters by Teresa Jennings. It will be a wonderful night of celebrating music!
Mon-Fri Apr 14 - 18
School will be closed
In the News
YNot Pizza Spirit Night
Join us for our next Spirit Night, Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 5-9 p.m. at YNot Pizza. This event will be held at two locations, making it easier for our families to enjoy - plus you can choose dine-in or carryout! See the attached flyer for more info.
Winter Concert Info
The holidays are approaching, and that means holiday music! Get in the holiday spirit by attending one of the performances by our amazing music students. All shows start at 7 p.m.:
- Thurs., Dec. 8.: ES chorus, tone chimes, and strings
- Wed., Dec. 14: MS chorus
- Thurs., Dec. 15: MS orchestra
- Fri., Dec. 16: MS band
Holiday Movie Matinee!
We're hosting a holiday movie matinee on Monday, Dec. 19th, after school! Join us for movie, popcorn and hot cocoa. Middle-school students will enjoy Elf, while elementary school students will view The Polar Expressx. See the attachment below for a permission slip and more information.
New Parent Newsletter Available
The latest edition of our parent newsletter, The Inspired Principal, is now available. In this edition: Details about upcoming music performances in our new building; a look at some real-life topics and issues that students at each grade level have tackled so far this school year; guidelines for transportation; and more. To view the newsletter, click the link below.
TestNav8 for Non-VBCPS Devices
The Virginia Department of Education is updating its testing software from TestNav7 to TestNav8. All schools will provide training to students on how to use TestNav8 in preparation for SOL tests; in addition, students have the option of installing TestNav8 on their own devices so that they may access practice items when they are not in school. These practice items will only be available through TestNav8. Details for installing the software on personal devices can be found at the link below. Please note: School staff are not available to assist you or your child in the installation of this software. Please carefully follow the instructions in order to install this software.
2016-17 Bus information
Bus information is now available! Click the link below to access a WebQuery form for accessing your child's morning and afternoon bus information and schedule. Note: Be sure to leave the "Program" field blank.
Links to activity buses (middle-school students only) and home-school sports buses (middle-school only) are also listed below.
The latest issue of our parent newsletter, The Inspired Principal, is now available. Find handy tips and notes about the upcoming first week of school, an update on our new building, and news about our first grade-level field trip (next week!).Click here for more details.
School Supply Lists
Supply lists for all grade levels and students in our specialized programs can be found by visiting the "Quick Links" section near the bottom right corner of our home page or by clicking here.
2016 Fall Events
As the school year begins, we have several events to help our students - old and new - prepare for the 2016-17 session. For information about open houses, transition programs, "meet & greet" opportunities and more, click on the link below.
Subscribe To Our Blog
We've launched a new blog for our school! This new feature will highlight the amazing and creative work of our students, as well as the innovative ways in which teaching and learning takes place here.
Our students have been given a reminder about guidelines for using electronic devices in school. Parents, we ask that you follow up this converstation with your child to ensure that everyone understands these guidelines. The links below can help you and your student more fully understand the policies.
Want to learn more about gifted education in Virginia Beach? Use the links below for information about all of our programs and services.
Please review our procedures for dropping off and picking up children at our Seaboard Rd. location.
Secondary Curriculum Guides
The information in these guides is designed to assist students in grades 6 through 12 and their parents with the selection of courses in the middle and high school levels. Students and parents are encouraged to study these publications and talk with guidance counselors and teachers as part of the course selection process.
Free Microsoft Software for Students
All Virginia Beach students are eligible to receive Microsoft's Office 365 software suite for free.