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Virginia Beach high school student caused more than $690,000 in damage to hotel, lawsuit says  Virginian-Pilot

Teen hung his JROTC uniform from a room's sprinkler to get his ribbons just right, an attorney said. The hotel's insurance company now wants him to pay for the ...

Five juveniles detained after fire engulfs Virginia Beach playground equipment  WTKR News 3

The playground is down the street from Landstown High School.

Virginia Beach police officer charged with domestic assault was target of murder plot in 2006 WVEC

Virginia Beach police arrested Master Police Officer Albert Joseph DeAngelis II for domestic assault. DeAngelis' wife and others planned to kill him in 2006.

Landstown High School briefly evacuated after alleged bomb threat WVEC

Landstown High School in Virginia Beach was partially evacuated after a child was overheard making a bomb threat on the school bus. The student has been ...

Event at Landstown High School raises money for former student hurt in crash WVEC

A former Landstown High School student faces a long recovery after a serious car crash — but Saturday's event aimed to help his family with medical costs.

Virginia Beach Schools seeking feedback on school start times  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — For the past four years, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) has looked at possibly changing start times for schools in the ...

Landstown High School student arrested for alleged threatening comments  WTKR News 3

A Landstown High School student was arrested Friday after allegedly making threatening comments towards the school.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools to alter graduation schedule  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) is making slight alterations to its 2019 graduation schedule due to a construction project ...

Student in custody following alleged threat at Landstown HS  WAVY-TV

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A student is custody after officials say an alleged threat caused part of Landstown High School in Virginia Beach to be ...

VB high school holds regular lunches for students with special needs and their peers  WAVY-TV

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach high school is working to make life better for special needs students with a program that's putting smiles on ...

Landstown High School shelter closing Wednesday evening WVEC

The city opened Landstown High as a shelter Tuesday night because of the flooding. Volunteers from the sheriff's office, city, school division, and police make up ...

Va. Beach opens Landstown High as shelter for those affected by flooding  WTKR News 3

The excessive rain combined with the south wind tides are causing the flooding issues in the southern areas of the city."

IN SESSION: Students dance during free time WVEC

Students in Virginia Beach give up their lunch hour to learn a new culture and some new moves through Latin Dance.

Landstown High School student arrested for bringing toy gun to campus  WTKR News 3

Good afternoon, parents. This is Cheryl Askew, principal of Landstown High School, calling with an important message about school safety. Earlier today, one of ...

Virginia Beach City Public Schools to host career expo WVEC

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Beach City Public Schools' Department of Human Resources will hold its annual Career Expo on April 27. The event will be ...

Landstown Middle student arrested in connection to alleged threat  WAVY-TV

A Landstown Middle School student was arrested this week after officials say a threat was made against the school.

Landstown High students experience dangers of driving under influence during mock DUI crash

Landstown High School students are seeing the dangers of driving under the influence at a mock crash scene staged on school grounds.

Virginia Beach seeking input on school start times at community forums  WAVY-TV

The Virginia Beach school district wants to hear from the community about later school start times.

Landstown rallies past Oscar Smith to win Region 6A championship  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK (WAVY) - Led by a freshman and a senior, Landstown High School toughed out a rough, gritty, low-scoring game against Oscar Smith to win the ...

Virginia Beach Schools names new principal of Landstown High School  WAVY-TV

Dr. Cheryl Askew will serve as the school's new principal beginning July 1.

Police investigate after two Virginia Beach high schools vandalized

Police said they are looking into several juveniles who could possibly be involved, two are from Kellam and six are from Landstown.

Student arrested for threatening Landstown High School  WAVY-TV

The principal of Landstown said in a call to parents that the student sent a text message that threatened violence against the school.

Landstown teachers, students still in the dark about fate of principal  Virginian-Pilot

At a last-minute staff meeting, a pair of senior school division officials told Landstown staffers that an in-house survey had raised concerns about school safety ...

Storm damages Landstown High School

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Officials are visiting schools in Virginia Beach to assess any damage that was caused by Friday evening's storms.

Landstown High is the first in Virginia Beach to get solar panels  Virginian-Pilot

Landstown High School is one of a handful of schools in the state, and the only one in Virginia Beach, that can now make electricity with the sun's energy.

Virginia Beach baseball field damaged by March tornado will get new, larger dugout next month  Virginian-Pilot

Work to replace the third-base dugout, bleachers, concession building and other structures is in progress at Landstown High School.

Landstown High holds graduation in Virginia Beach with only a brief mention of ousted principal  Virginian-Pilot

References to Brian Matney were scant Friday evening at Landstown High School's graduation at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The principal was ...

Landstown High principal reassigned after staff complaints, but division says it's not disciplinary  Virginian-Pilot

Brian Matney, the Landstown High School principal abruptly put on leave last month during an administrative investigation, has been reassigned to a job in the ...

2 Virginia teens arrested in separate school threats  WTOP

Two Virginia teens have been arrested for allegedly making separate threats against schools.

Landstown High School’s Joseph White signs with UVA football  WTKR News 3

White, rated the 22nd best recruit in Virginia for 2018, is highest-ranked in-state recruit to sign with UVA football this cycle.

Lake Braddock looks ahead after losing state championship

Last Wednesday Night, Lake Braddock went to Virginia Beach to battle Landstown for the 6A Basketball State Championship. The 26-4 Bruins were riding high ...

Landstown boys, FC girls capture Coastal Conference crowns  Virginian-Pilot

The Eagles needed eight rounds of penalty kicks to outlast Ocean Lakes, while the Patriots scored late in the second half to upend Landstown.

Crash between school bus, vehicle reported in Va. Beach  WAVY-TV

A school bus and another vehicle were involved in a crash Tuesday morning in Virginia Beach.

Landstown High School principal put on leave; he says it wasn't voluntary  Virginian-Pilot

The principal of Landstown High School has gone on leave, the city's public schools told parents Friday. The automated message did not explain why. Principal ...

Police make arrests after Landstown HS receives threat  WAVY-TV

A police spokesman says they are stepping up patrols at the school as a precaution.

Virginia Beach officials preparing for the worst of Hurricane Florence  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Officials in Virginia Beach are getting ready for Hurricane Florence. At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, officials said the city is ...

Virginia Beach School Board votes to end class ranks, naming of valedictorians  Virginian-Pilot

The board vote was 7-3. The decision means that starting with the Class of 2022, students will no longer be stacked up by grade point average.

Extra police present after rumors of bomb threat at Virginia Beach school  WTKR News 3

Police said no threat was ever made and some students were "worried there might be a bomb threat." That worry ended up spreading around the school.

No. 5 Landstown uses tough defense, QB Brent Stukes to upset No. 2 Ocean Lakes  Virginian-Pilot

The Eagles stay unbeaten and take sole possession of first place in the Beach District.

Landstown High School’s homecoming dance canceled due to gas leak

Virginia Beach, Va. - For students at Landstown High School, last Saturday night's homecoming was unlike anything they would have ever expected. A gas leak ...

Currituck board OKs CCHS principal in split vote  The Daily Advance

Friday, August 10, 2018. CURRITUCK — The Currituck Board of Education has signed off on Superintendent Mark Stefanik's choice for principal at Currituck ...

Graffiti, threatening messages found in Kempsville HS bathroom  WAVY-TV

Graffiti and threatening messages were found late last week at Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach high school choir to get refund after trouble with travel company  WAVY-TV

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — When the choral group at Landstown High School decided to cancel a trip to New York, it wasn't exactly in harmony with the ...

Student arrested after threatening graffiti found at Tallwood HS  WAVY-TV

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A student was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace after threatening graffiti was found at Tallwood High School, ...

Keith Leonard: Teacher shortage is just one consequence of low pay  Virginian-Pilot

THE PILOT'S Sept. 3 story “Virginia is facing a teacher shortage. Here's how the candidates for governor want to address it” ran two days before I met my own ...

Survey shows Landstown High staffers complained about principal before removal  Virginian-Pilot

An employee survey obtained by The Virginian-Pilot sheds light on the work environment at Landstown High School as questions continue to swirl about the ...

Virginia Beach students, parents seek explanation on Landstown High principal's abrupt removal  Virginian-Pilot

Roughly 50 supporters packed Virginia Beach School Board chambers Tuesday night in support of Landstown High Principal Brian Matney, who was abruptly ...

Dougherty: Closed mouths at Virginia Beach schools  Virginian-Pilot

If a teacher is arrested for sexual misconduct or loses or surrenders a teaching license – an uncommon but serious situation – school administrators sometimes ...

Stukes-to-Haskett is twice as nice for Landstown against Salem  Virginian-Pilot

Duo combines for TD, then go-ahead 2-point conversion late in fourth quarter as the No. 2 Eagles edged the No. 9 SunDevils 15-14.

Cap, gown and ... a medal? Should Virginia Beach high schoolers in arts program display them at graduation?  Virginian-Pilot

Some parents and students say they should, but there's no guarantee all students in the program can wear them during the ceremony because each high school ...

Chesapeake, Virginia Beach top state average in 2017 high school graduation rates  Virginian-Pilot

The state average graduation rate for 2017 was 91.1 percent, education officials announced Wednesday. Chesapeake posted a rate of 92.7 percent, while ...

Two Virginia Beach school buses involved in minor crash

Two Virginia Beach school buses were involved in a minor crash on Princess Anne Road on Thursday morning.

For decades, students have competed for class rankings based on GPA. That could end in Virginia Beach.  Virginian-Pilot

Numerical class rankings have been a long-held way for students to compete for top academic honors. But some school systems are doing away with the ...

Something in the Water scenes: The flavor, festival crashers and 'I'll be sure not to do this again'  Southside Daily

VIRGINIA BEACH — Some started their festive journey Saturday standing in line across the street from the Convention Center, waiting for a trolley to take…

High school basketball | Tuesday's box scores and highlights  Virginian-Pilot

Maury opens the season with a big victory over Norcom, while the top-ranked Princess Anne girls rout No. 3 Landstown.

Virginia coach takes over Palm Beach Central football program  Palm Beach Post

WELLINGTON — Palm Beach Central High, coming off the most successful football season in school history, is turning to an out-of-state coach to keep the ...

Smithfield High School student charged with making social media threats; semi-automatic rifle confiscated at home  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. - Authorities arrested a Smithfield High School student Tuesday after a social media threat directed toward students placed the school on ...

College notebook: Timesland-area swimming commitments coming in waves  Roanoke Times

It was an emotional scene at the 2016 state Class 5A swimming championships when sisters Olivia and Shelby Stanley realized they would be swimming as ...

Final Regular-Season Stats | A look at the final leaders in passing, rushing, receiving, defense and kicking  Virginian-Pilot

Stats are compiled by information sent from coaches. To be included each week, coaches are asked to submit combined season total stats to ...

Soggy weather brings flooding, warnings, road closures WVEC

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for Virginia Beach, until 8:07 p.m. Wednesday. Flash Flood Watches are also through at least Wednesday night.

STIHL Manufacturing Summer Camp finishes seventh year  Lawn & Landscape

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The seventh annual STIHL Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp was held on July 28, 2018 at the STIHL Inc. campus in Virginia ...

Ocean Lakes and Western Branch punch their tickets to 6A Girls Regional Championship  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The 6A Region girls semifinals kicked off Friday with a Beach District showdown as Ocean Lakes took on the Lady Knights of Kellam.

Basketball report | Revamped lineup gives Landstown boys a boost  Virginian-Pilot

News and notes: Western Branch boys shake off long layoff with two victories, while in girls basketball guard Tayah Doss helps Bayside thrive.

From lewd text messages to sexual abuse: The top reason Virginia educators lose their teaching licenses  Virginian-Pilot

Sex-related misconduct is behind more than 60 percent of the 329 teaching licenses canceled or revoked since 2000, according to an analysis of state data.

Lyft offering free rides to Virginia residents heading to evacuation shelters WVEC

Lyft is providing free rides — up to $15 — to residents heading to official evacuation shelters, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management said on social ...

Profiles of the senior classes and valedictorians of high schools in Virginia Beach  Virginian-Pilot

Here is information on the graduation classes and valedictorians for public and private schools in Virginia Beach. The valedictorians were asked to describe ...

She buried her mom last week. Today, she'll graduate from Landstown High.  Virginian-Pilot

Erykah Johnson's mom, a Navy veteran and educator, lost a long battle with cancer on Memorial Day.

Landstown baseball field condemned after tornado. Team unlikely to play at home this season.  Virginian-Pilot

Will LeFavore and his fellow seniors had toiled at Landstown High School's baseball field for three-plus seasons, dragging the infield, shaping the mound, ...

Landstown girls win first region basketball championship  Virginian-Pilot

The Eagles flew out to a fast start and soared past Ocean Lakes to win their first region title.

Sophomore dazzles and No. 2 Landstown leaves Tallwood frazzled  Virginian-Pilot

Luqman Haskett scored three touchdowns and gained 155 total yards in the unbeaten Eagles' 35-7 Beach District victory.

Students and teachers marvel over Virginia Beach’s new $63 million school  Virginian-Pilot

Classes are set to begin in early April at the new Old Donation School in Virginia Beach. On Wednesday night, the school division showed off the $63.6 million ...

Virginia Beach-native Percy Harvin coming out of retirement to sign with Buffalo Bills

Virginia Beach-native Percy Harvin is coming out of retirement to finish out the 2016 NFL season with the Buffalo Bills, according to his agent Greg Barnett.

Editorial: Beach's future closely linked to flooding plans  Virginian-Pilot

THE WET WEATHER that dumped several inches of rain on the area in the past 10 days was not a hurricane. The Saffir-Simpson Scale, relied on to categorize ...

Girls basketball | Region previews  Virginian-Pilot

6A South Region. Monday's quarterfinals: All 7 p.m. – Woodside at Landstown; Ocean Lakes at Western Branch; James River at Woodbridge; Colonial Forge at ...

Report: Chris Beatty hired as Pitt receivers coach  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pat Narduzzi seems to have filled both openings on his coaching staff this offseason. Chris Beatty, who spent the past three seasons at Maryland, will be Pitt's ...

Basketball roundup | Landstown boys surge in fourth quarter for Coastal title  Virginian-Pilot

BOYS BASKETBALL. Coastal Conference final. Landstown 53, Kellam 39. Leading 39-36 heading into the fourth quarter, Landstown held Kellam to three points ...

Alumni plan reunion for Virginia Beach's all-black schools  Virginian-Pilot

Students of the city's first black schools want to reconnect with and honor their teachers.

757 Showdown Preview: Tallwood vs. Landstown

The Lions head to Landstown hoping to spoil the Eagles perfect record.

Landstown girls defeat Ocean Lakes 55-31 for back-to-back 6A region titles  WAVY-TV

For the second consecutive year, the Landstown girls basketball team has won the 6A region championship.

Virginia High School League postseason is set  Virginian-Pilot

Nineteen South Hampton Roads teams will start their quest for a state championship this week as the Virginia High School League football playoffs begin.

Landstown edges Western Branch in girls Group 6A South quarterfinals  Virginian-Pilot

Landstown held on to beat Western Branch 44-41 Tuesday night in the Group 6A South Region quarterfinals to earn a berth to the state tournament.

Little Feet Meet thrills Special Olympics athletes  Virginian-Pilot

After competing in their first three events at the inaugural Little Feet Meet, second-grader Brogan Wells and fifth-grader Cameryn Heath were sure about two ...

Rain, rain and more rain: Flood warning in effect for Virginia Beach  Southside Daily

VIRGINIA BEACH — The National Weather *Service* in Wakefield has issued a flood warning Wednesday for the eastern part of the city as continued rain, ...

Court documents indicate sailor accidentally shot teenage friend in Virginia Beach  Virginian-Pilot

Alec Wagner gave Aleigha Hawkingberry a ride home on Tuesday night, just as he had many times before when the two had hung out together. After parking in ...

Virginia Beach schools replace 14 principals  Virginian-Pilot

The city's public schools swapped principals at 14 schools. Eleven were reassigned from other posts in the division, while three come from another school ...

UPDATE: Police identify teen killed in Virginia Beach crash

One person is dead and another has been injured after a crash in Virginia Beach.

These Virginia Beach entrepreneurs are selling premium butter out of a tube  Virginian-Pilot

An 8-year-old thought it'd be easier to use a tube when buttering his grilled cheese. Later as an adult, he helped form Butter Brothers, which offers tubed butter in ...

Suspect in Va. Beach teen’s murder caught in California  WAVY-TV

A man accused of murdering a young father in Virginia Beach in mid-February was caught in California.

9 Old Dominion Aquatic Club Seniors to Swim in College in 2018-19  SwimSwam

The Old Dominion Aquatic Club has nine graduating seniors who will be swimming in college this fall.

3 major changes coming to the Princess Anne area of Virginia Beach  Virginian-Pilot

Changes are coming to a two-mile, mostly wooded stretch along Princess Anne Road, between the Virginia Beach Municipal Center and Landstown Commons ...

More Va. schools benefiting from clean renewable energy  WTOP

Dominion Energy's “Solar for Students” program has expanded to more schools, including Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Virginia.

College Notebook: Nwora a godsend for Cardinals  Roanoke Times

Maybe the biggest surprise in ACC men's basketball this year is Jordan Nwora, a 6-foot-7, 215-pound Louisville sophomore who averaged 5.7 points and 2.2 ...

Virginia Beach middle and high school students turn trash into fashion  Virginian-Pilot

Using a little bit of trash and a lot of creativity, Virginia Beach students hit the runway Saturday in outfits they created themselves.

HS Football Buzz | Ambassadors eye state title  Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk Christian – just two seasons after fielding only a junior varsity team – will play for the VISAA Division II state championship at home Saturday at 1 p.m. ...

National Weather Service confirms 3 tornadoes touched down Friday

A spokesperson from the National Weather *Service* of Wakefield confirms a tornado touched down in Virginia Beach.

What former teammates and coaches say about Percy Harvin and his retirement  Virginian-Pilot

Last week, Harvin apparently decided to walk away from pro football after nursing a variety of injuries during a career that included stints with Minnesota, Seattle ...

Virginia Beach native wows judges on NBC's "The Voice"  Virginian-Pilot

After two auditions, the first in Baltimore in March, Showell, a native of Virginia Beach, was among the nearly 100 contestants chosen to fly to Los Angeles and ...

EF-2 tornado damages homes in Virginia Beach

At least 12 homes are condemned and 32 people are displaced after a tornado touched down in Virginia Beach, fire officials said Friday night.

Season preview: 2016 high school girls soccer  Virginian-Pilot

Cox, ranked No. 25 in Top Drawer Soccer's nationwide Fab 50 and No. 2 in the East Region, again should compete for the program's elusive first state ...

A tornado smashed through Chesapeake and Virginia Beach months ago. A church and neighborhood still haven't recovered.  Virginian-Pilot

Real Life Christian Church on Centerville Turnpike had just completed a major renovation, adding a suite of second-floor rooms, an elevator and new HVAC ...

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