Cox High School art students visit New York City
Cox High School art students traveled to New York City over President's Day weekend to
take in some of the "Big Apple's" diverse culture. "These trips allow students to immerse
themselves in art and culture,” said art teacher, Jessica Van Veenhuyzen. “I know they are all
coming back more confident and inspired than ever."
Virginia Beach Sun
Atlantic Ave. improvements
Atlantic Avenue roadway improvements are underway,
affecting its northbound and southbound lanes, from
from 65th Street to Shore Drive. Work will only be
done during the day and should end by March 16.
VB students are the best
Salem High School junior, Aiden Berkley, and Princess
Anne High School senior, Christina Liu, took top honors
at the recently held Hampton Roads Student Gallery
competition, besting some 600 other regional artists.
Virginia Beach young man to serve 23 years in prison
Vincent McDonald McClean Jr., 21, who used to live in the
the 1400 block of Eddystone Drive in Virginia Beach, was
just sentenced to served 23 years in prison for kidnapping,
armed burglary, conspiracy and using a gun, for a Jan. 17,
2018, home robbery in Virginia Beach’s Pembroke area.
Grants awarded for computer science learning
More than $1.3 million in state grants, to support
starting Virginia’s Computer Science Standards of
Learning, were just awarded to 11 state educational
entities, including, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
and Old Dominion University.
Five community forums set for March
Governor Ralph Northam’s administration
is hosting five community forums in March,
where Virginians can provide input on its
first Strategic Plan for Diversity and Inclusive
Excellence: March 2, Chrysler Museum of Art;
March 9, Charlottesville High School; March 18,
Harrisonburg City Hall; March 25, James Lee
Community Center; and March 30, Bristol,
Virginia, public schools' School Board office.
The public is invited to all of the sessions.