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JUNIORS EMMA LEWIS and Kaitlyn Piston complete their chemistry SOL prep questions. The chemistry SOL will take place on Wednesday, May 29.

Time to test, SOL’s back

May 21, 2019

All SOL tests will begin on Monday, May 20, at 7:20 a.m. and it's important for students to be prompt. Any...

INTERESTED CITIZENS TALK to VBCPS representatives at the Career Expo. The representatives gave out information regarding employment opportunities in Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

Career expo grants employment opportunities

May 15, 2019

"I met a lot of great candidates and a lot of good people that I think would fit in here," Assistant Principal Carrie Pierce said. "Staffing is one of our most important jobs so its vital that we find the right people to employ."

FRESHMAN PARKS SCHMIDT speaks with former Warrant Officer Glen Caldwell, a Vietnam veteran that he met in a local grocery store. Schmidt is intrigued by all things military and speaks to former service members regularly about their time in service.

Freshman Parks Schmidt collects military artifacts, converses with veterans

May 2, 2019

“My dad was in the Navy and I see what an impact the military makes on the country as a whole; I want to carry on the legacy,” Schmidt said.

FRAU BERRON SHOWS students where the sister school is located. She's excited for this opportunity for students to experience a different cultural as a global learning initiative.

Falcons leap across pond, learning German

April 4, 2019

“I am beyond excited that we have this opportunity to have German students visit Cox and to send Falcons abroad to experience Germany,” German teacher Charlotte Berron said.

STUDENTS FROM THE Special Education department pose with puzzle pieces. Students then sold the puzzle pieces and other items to raise money during Autism Awareness Month.

SPED raises money, Autism Awareness Month

April 2, 2019

April is Autism Awareness Month. And, in honor of the month the school’s Special Education department ha...

A SCHOOL BUS waits to pick up students outside of school at the 2:10 dismissal. The new Here Comes the Bus app now allows parents to track when their students' buses and when it will arrive at their bus stops.

‘Here comes the bus’ app allows parents to track transportation

March 18, 2019

“I do think it [the app] helps reduce the amount of parents calling dispatch, asking about their kids' bus route which allows dispatch to focus on more important things. It also helps parents know when a bus is late and prevents parents from leaving their kids at the bus stop for long periods of time,” Assistant Principal Ryan Schubart said.

KEY CLUB SECRETARY Tessa Thibodeau and Key Club member Jessica Miller pose for a picture. The girls set up a Key Club booth at the school's bonfire last fall.

Key Club hosts support staff luncheon

March 14, 2019

Key Club, a community service organization/club, will hold their annual Support Staff Luncheon on Friday,...

CARE BY COMMUNITY sponsor Laura Beltz (left-right) and Cooke Elementary's sponsor unite to create mentor services for elementary students in need.  CBC met with the elementary school students and teachers last weekend to promote interest for all involved with the project.

Care by Community unites, benefits at-risk elementary school children

March 7, 2019

"Our students are doing amazing things to help these kids that get through elementary school despite their circumstances. They love the experience and are going above and beyond to help. It's very heartwarming to see the volunteers brighten up a child's day," Beltz said.

FORMER DENVER BRONCO skydiver Kenyon Salo stands on top of a ladder to encourage students to step out of their comfort zones. Salo was invited by Operation Smile to speak about spreading love and giving back to the community.

Operation Smile’s guest speaker Kenyon Salo inspires, motivates students

February 14, 2019

"He's a great speaker. He captivates the crowd with his presentation and really motivates people to reach their dreams,"  Marscheider said.

Students receive ‘Soaring Falcons’ award, outstanding accomplishments

January 30, 2019

“I was so honored when I learned Mr. Goodson had nominated me because of my work for the Hoodies for the Holidays drive. Volunteering for Care By Community is such an important thing for me and I'm grateful for the opportunity to lead it and lead the hoodie drive for the homeless that we did with National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society,” Parker-Ashe said.

CULINARY ARTS STUDENTS take the opportunity to sample Meals Ready to Eat during their 'Career Direction' presentation. Army Staff Sergeant Shawn Bartz gave an interactive presentation about life after high school in Mrs. Goodman's class.

Career Direction presentation offers MREs, Culinary Arts

January 22, 2019

VA Army National Guard Career Counselor and Recruiter Staff Sergeant Shawn Bartz visited Mrs. Goodman’s Culinary Arts Class to give a 'Career...

A GO GREENDROP truck sits at the pick up location in Woodbridge, Virginia. Those who donated were greeted by an attendant to move their items into the facility.

Key Club promotes “Go GreenDrop” for veterans

January 10, 2019

As a kick off to the new year, the school's Key Club service organization will sponsor a 'GoGreenDrop' charity initiative from Jan. 14 until Jan. 25. "Go Gre...

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