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SENIOR AUDRA CHAFFINCH puts finishing touches on a poster for the Venezuelan Clothing Drive. The drive hosted by the Diversity Club will prompt student involvement and community engagement during the holiday season.

Diversity Club partners with honor societies, hosting Venezuelan Clothing Drive

November 14, 2019

“It is exciting to see all our hard work pay off to leave our mark on Cox when we leave. Hopefully, this drive will become an annual event and our new club will make a lasting impact on the community,” Chaffinch said.

‘Fun’draising for United Way, SCA presents ‘Paint Wars’

November 7, 2019

SCA students plan to host the first annual 'Paint Wars' fundraiser on Tuesday, Nov. 19, during One Lu...

ALISON BLUE BAND members, Spencer Davidson (left) pause for a photo shoot after their show at Charlie's American Cafe in Norfolk, VA. The band hopes to continue playing and supporting the local music scene.

Davidson brothers play ’90s grunge in band, ‘Alison Blue’

November 4, 2019

"We play strictly original material, so if someone comes to our show they know they're not going to see covers of anyone else's songs," J. Davidson said.

College Dos and Donts

Upcoming college deadlines do’s and don’ts, applications

October 25, 2019

For seniors around the country, fall represents the pressure involved in the submission of college ap...

MR. BOUCH'S CONSTRUCTION class builds new bleachers for the baseball team.  These new bleachers add extra seating for baseball fans, which will allow them to move away from the fence while watching games.

Tech. Ed. class builds additional baseball bleachers

October 25, 2019

"This experience taught me how to use a lot of new tools and the importance of working together," Spencer said. "The team appreciates the new bleachers and it will certainly give our fans a better view of the game." 

HOMECOMING KING AND queen seniors Will Jutton and Jordan Parker-Ashe receive their crowns at the Homecoming Football game. After, they were crowned, the new king and queen took a victory lap around the track.

Q & A: Falcon’s new Homecoming king and queen speak out

October 21, 2019

A crisp breeze blew across the field as the newly crowned royalty flaunted an extravagant wardrobe. ...

OPERATION SMILE MEMBERS decorate Mrs. Clark's door as part of the Homecoming week celebration. They used the opportunity to spread the word about Operation Smile and all the club does to support those in need.

Operation Smile fundraise for mission trips

October 14, 2019

"Operation Smile truly believes in the power of students and they [Operation Smile] give students the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than just themselves," Isenhour said.

Classes go head-to-head, hallway decorating competition

October 2, 2019

"Hallway decorating is an amazing way to bring people together to get everyone excited about homecoming and the year ahead of us,"  junior class president Eli France said.

Military Student

Military students move frequently, always a ‘new normal’

September 29, 2019

"Having a military parent who is away a lot is hard for me," freshman Sam McCartney said."My dad was never around for my birthdays or dance competitions. We could always use streaming devices or record the events so my dad could watch, but it just wasn't the same as him actually being there."

NEPTUNE PRINCESSES REPRESENT the City of Virginia Beach in Royal Court 46. The princesses were in the Neptune Festival this past Saturday at the Ocean Front.

Neptune Festival invites city to celebrate

September 28, 2019

The 46th anniversary of the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival will be held at the Oceanfront Boardwalk on ...

TEENS LOVE TO start their day with a caffeinated beverage, such as a latte. And, while many of these teens know that caffeine isn't fantastic for the body, it seems they view caffeinated beverages as a necessity.

Caffeine’s effects on teens, necessary or unnecessary

September 25, 2019

“When I drink coffee I feel more energized, but when I forget or neglect it throughout the day, I notice a difference in my overall performance in classes,” junior Burkelle Reighard said.

Fall Beach Buddies

Beach Buddies invites students to ‘buddy’ up

September 18, 2019

"The feeling the members get after working with these students is humbling and something no one should miss out on," Katbian said.

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