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Matthew Lawrence – All-Class 5 Region A Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Matthew Lawrence, Indian River High School Boys Volleyball Coach, for being named the All-Class 5 Region A Boys Volleyball Coach of the Year. Coach Lawrence and the Braves recently captured their first ever Class 5 A South Region championship giving the team their first state birth in school history. They finished their season as Class 5 A state runner-up. Coach Lawrence is very proud of his team, he states, “Coaching is easy when…

Chesapeake’s Reading Teacher of the Year – Debra Moyer

Debra Moyer, English teacher at Great Bridge Middle School, has been selected as the Chesapeake Reading Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Moyer strives for every student to be successful and started this year by promoting literacy with a 40 Book Challenge. She has written a grant to incorporate narrative nonfiction books in her literature circles and continues to grow her classroom library. In addition to promoting literacy in her middle school classroom, Mrs. Moyer has…

FIRST LEGO League Regional Tournament Winners

Every year, FIRST LEGO League releases a Challenge, which is based on a real-world scientific topic. Each Challenge has three parts: the Robot Game, the Project, and the Core Values (Inspiration, Teamwork, and Gracious Professionalism). Teams of up to ten children, with at least two adult coaches, participate in the Challenge by programming an autonomous robot to score points on a themed playing field (Robot Game), developing a solution to a problem they have identified…

Chesapeake Public Schools – A VSBA Certified Green School Division

The school division was recognized once again by the Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) as a 2017 VSBA Certified Green School Division – Platinum Certification. The VSBA Green Schools Challenge is an annual friendly competition designed to encourage implementation of specific environmental policies and practical actions that reduce the carbon emissions generated by both the local school division and the broader community. School divisions can become a certified “Green School Division”, and many of these…