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  • June 6Seniors: Graduation is Saturday, June 17, at the VBCC at 5 PM. Students should arrive at 3:45.

  • June 6Seniors: Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal is Monday, June 12, at the VBCC from 2:15-3:30.

  • May 30Congratulations to all spring sports athletes who will continue to state competition this week.

  • May 22Senior exams will be held from Monday, June 5 - Thursday, June 9 during classes.

Prom: A Night to Remember

Prom: A Night to Remember

June 6, 2017

On Saturday, June 3, senior prom lit up the night at Princess Anne Country Club. Half-way through the...

Team USA Field Hockey, grad Stefanie Fee

Team USA Field Hockey, grad Stefanie Fee

May 17, 2017

Alumnus and 2016 Team USA Olympic Field Hockey player Stefanie Fee will be honored at the school on Thursday,...

Tensions rise over storm water

Tensions rise over storm water

May 8, 2017

Tensions were high in the Virginia Beach City Council chambers on Tuesday, April 25, when the issue of st...

Doyon wins Model NATO Press Corps challenge

Doyon wins Model NATO Press Corps challenge

May 2, 2017

"Shadowing Paolo in Iceland was a very enriching experience, I am so lucky to have had this opportunity to further my knowledge of journalism and gain a real world experience, I definitely will take a lot away from this internship and this trip," Doyon said.

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Students win Weisel essay, art competitions

Students win Weisel essay, art competitions

April 26, 2017

Junior Audrey McGovern and senior Cassidy Burnett were recently awarded a first place distinction in this year's Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Essay and Art competitions.

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Lipscomb receives VBCPS community service award

Lipscomb receives VBCPS community service award

April 20, 2017

"The program benefits both the student and the mentor because it teaches the mentor responsibility and it gives the student someone to look up to."

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Students turn “official for a day”

Students turn “official for a day”

April 6, 2017

“Everyone seemed to be having a good time with their appointed officials and there were no hiccups,” Rave said. “We were disappointed that the mayor couldn’t attend, but still thankful that we had some great speakers attend. I thought this day was a great way to start off Student Leadership Week and I’m happy that this event shows our student leaders different parts of our city and school system.”

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National Library Week shows student, staff involvement

National Library Week shows student, staff involvement

April 3, 2017

"We try to bring in real world experiences for kids in a fun and informative way so they can make connections between what they are learning and what they can go on to apply it to in the real world. Hopefully, the kids get something valuable out of the experience," Rea said.

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Margaret Beckner: Coastal Virginia Magazine’s top teacher

Margaret Beckner: Coastal Virginia Magazine’s top teacher

March 31, 2017

Not only was this award well deserved; it was awarded to a true “top teacher.”

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‘Effective Reading’ at work

‘Effective Reading’ at work

March 28, 2017

“The students were so excited to get their new books and stated that ‘they couldn’t wait to read their new novel’,” Ricks

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Beach Girls Rock: let dreams take flight

Beach Girls Rock: let dreams take flight

March 28, 2017

Since its creation in 2012, Beach Girls Rock, (BGR) a workshop series created by Virginia Beach City...

Student swap

Student swap

March 28, 2017

On March 23 and 24, 19 students from the school swapped places with students from Bayside High School to participate in the annual SCA sponsored student exchange.

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