A Slice of VBCPS

Students prepare entries for Art of the Military Child contest

During November, Military Family Appreciation Month, students are preparing illustrations for the division’s annual Art of the Military Child art contest. Open to all VBCPS students, the deadline to submit artwork is Dec. 19. Read.

Two VBCPS elementary schools get ‘Big’ donation

At the Big Lots store grand opening, Ocean Lakes Elementary and Corporate Landing Elementary each received a $2,000 donation to help support student achievement. Read.

Facilities Community Meetings

VBCPS wants your input regarding which schools to replace or modernize next. Read.

When parents listen, children's speaking skills improve

Public speaking doesn't come naturally to everyone. But you can make oral reports and other public speaking easier for your child by being an attentive listener. Start by paying attention when he talks. Stop what you are doing and look him in the eye. Don't interrupt to correct him or give an opposing view. Let your child express his opinion before you give yours. Read.

I really do have a heart for other people. I know that no matter what I do, I want to do something that will help other people. Read.

Reminder: Tuesday, Nov. 7 is a VBCPS Staff Day and all schools are closed Friday, Nov. 10 for Veterans Day.
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