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Summer School
Class of 2017

VBCPS hosted the commencement exercises for the Summer School Class of 2017 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The ceremony was for summer school graduates from all 12 of the division’s high schools. See photos.

Jump Start event helps ensure all students are ready for school

The school division’s Office of School Social Work Services again partnered with AidNow, a local nonprofit organization, to host Jump Start, a back-to-school event for the division’s homeless students.
See photos.

Landstown High student spends summer tracking asteroid

Nicholas West followed asteroid 1999 LO28 throughout the summer. Read.

When pressure builds up, help your child calm down

Parents need to help children deal with pressures, not add to them. To help your child manage, show him you care. Be available. Respect his feelings. Don't make unrealistic demands. Your child should feel he is meeting his goals, not yours. Teach him to view his mistakes as learning opportunities. And help him develop good study habits. When studying is routine, it's easier to deal with increasing workloads. Read.

I like being part of a team. We just stick together and it’s like family where you have someone you can trust. Read.

Families can apply online now for free and reduced-priced meals. Read.


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