Shipwrecks, ghosts, pirates and witches! Join the PTA and a costumed guide as they bring to life true accounts and local legends in The Old Coast Guard Station’s “Shipwrecks and Ghost Lore” tour on Sunday, March 16th. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for parents. More info? Contact: Karen Joynt [email protected]
Field Trip Permission
Field Trip Medication Form
IMS Celebrates Literacy
March 17 -21 DEAR
Drop Everything and Read
Every day in Core Plus
Bring a book to read!
March 17 - 21
Got Caught Reading
Students will be given a card if "caught reading" during an appropriate time in the school day and given a chance to win prizes!
March 17 - 21
Open Your Door to Reading
Homerooms decorate their classroom door to look like a novel. Donut prize!
Tuesday, March 18
PAWS for Reading Read-a-thon
3:50-7:30 PM LMC
Participate to benefit the Friends of Animal Control.
Permission slip required.
Wednesday, March 19
Book Character Dress Up Day
Dress code applies (no masks, hoods, or weapons)
Friday, March 21
Wear your jeans and "Keep Calm and Read On" tee shirt. Complete order form, send in by March 4th
Check out the IMS Art Blog
PTA Announcements .
Teacher of the Year
Ms. Meghan VanHorne
7th Grade Social Studies
Volunteer in Education
Chantal Jean -Louis
Assistant of the Year
Congratulations to the 2014-2015
Teacher of the Year
Grade 7 English
Press release: Snow Makeup Days http://www.vbschools.com/press_releases/prfy14/044.html
Friday, March 28th (originally scheduled as a Staff Day)--A Day
Saturday, March 29th--B Day
Saturday, April 26th--A Day
Parents, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) would like you to share your thoughts on what our schools will look like in the year 2021. We’ve begun the planning process for the development of our next strategic plan and we’re gathering input from students, parents, teachers, staff and members of our community. Visitwww.vbschools.com/compass/beyond/index.aspto share your thoughts of what the future will require of students and what VBCPS can do to help students acquire the skills that they need. This site also includes a brief overview of the planning process. Please encourage others to participate as well. Your ideas helped shape Compass to 2015 as our course since 2008, let’s work together to chart our new path.
Upcoming Testing Dates:
SOL Writing for 8th grade--March 4th (multiple choice)
and March 5th (writing essay)
Integrated Performance Task (IPT) for 7th graders—April 9th
Please schedule student appointments appropriately.
Preparation is a good night's sleep and breakfast.
New Text Feature Available
No registration required
Student Access to Grades via StudentVUE
Mobile Apps for Parents and Students to be released in 2014!
Tutoring and Remediation Resources
Announcing the new Homework Center every Tuesday and Thursday after school in Lab 318! Students needing a quiet place to work on homework are invited to do so under the direction of one of our staff members. Students will be permitted to access the internet for scholarly purposes only. All participating students must have a signed permission slip on file.
Absences: Report via email Angie Crouch the Attendance Secretary
School Activities and Calendar
On campus only
**Physical Required (PR)
Winter Season 2013-14
Tuesday & Wednesday
6th Grade Football (Male) (PR)
6th Grade Soccer (Coed) (PR)
Spring Season 2013-14
Monday & Wednesday
Swimming (Coed) (PR)
Physicals 2013-2014 SY
Students MUST have a current physical (after May 1, 2013) to participate in any conditioning, try-outs, practice, or games for the next school year.
(Are you in the Eagle Zone?)
VB Special Education Advisory Committee
Parent Meeting March 10th
Bayside HS Rising Freshman Expo
Emerging Young Leaders Community Summit
10 am – 3 pm
SY 2013-14 New high school schedule