From the Desk of Principal Yoshida

November 6, 2021

November RECOGNITIONS, HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES Tentative: Upcoming Dates and Events

November Holidays and Observances

Native American Heritage Month

Family Engagement in Schools Month

November 8 - Favorite Movie T-shirt Spirit day

November 9 - Student/Teacher Switch Spirit Day

November 9 - School Board Meeting

November 10 - Salute to our Veterans Spirit Day

November 11 - Veterans Day

November 12 - Adjusted Dismissal.

November 15-19 - American Education Week- (celebrate all substitute teachers/ educators)

November 16 - Restock-n-Roll See flyer below

November 17 - Early Wednesday School ends 2:15

Nov. 18 - National Parental Involvement Day

Nov. 24-26, Thanksgiving Break

Future events:

Nov. 28-Dec.6 - Hanukkah (Chanukah)

Dec. 22, asynchronous learning day for students; adjusted dismissal day for staff

Dec. 23-Dec. 31, Winter Break

Jan. 17, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Feb. 1, staff day (school closed for students)

Feb. 21, Presidents Day

March 14, staff day (school closed for students)

April 8, adjusted dismissal day for students

April 11-15, Spring Break

May 30, Memorial Day

June 17, last day of school/adjusted dismissal day for students

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Hello Corporate Landing Middle School Community,

This week we celebrate our American Veterans and those who served in our military. We are all so grateful for everything our current military and veterans have done for our freedom and our country.

Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. For one day, we stand united in respect for you, our veterans.

This holiday started as a day to reflect upon the heroism of those who died in our country's service and was originally called Armistice Day. It fell on Nov. 11 because that is the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. However, in 1954, the holiday was changed to "Veterans Day" in order to account for all veterans in all wars. (

Have an awesome day,

RV Yoshida

We are CLMS Jets and we are family!

Today We Honor Our Veterans
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The Office of Family & Community Engagement (FACE) is hosting the first "Restock-n-Roll" drive-

through school supply giveaway, Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 3-6 p.m. The event will be in the parking lot at

the Plaza Annex FACE Center located at 641 Carriage Hill Road, Suite 200. We will be providing

students with backpacks, school supplies and masks from Virginia Beach Education Foundation’s

Partners in Education and Beach Bags programs.

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Fourteenth Annual African American Male Summit and Leadership Retreat

Event Date: Saturday, January 8, 2022, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Event will be Virtual - links to be provided after registration ends
Contact us at 757-263-1936 or

The Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, with Salem High School, will host the fourteenth annual African American Male Summit (AAMS) on Saturday, January 8, 2022, virtually from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The theme for this year’s summit is “Portraits of Success: Living Out My Worth.” The keynote address will be offered by President Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D., Virginia State University

Summit Student registration is currently open with this link. Students must remember the email they use to register for this event. It is highly encouraged to use their vbstudents email address to register for the summit. Families may indicate their participation using the student registration form. The AAMS student registration link is also provided as a QR code on the attached document. The attire for the summit is business casual, which means dress pants, a collared shirt and belt are standard. Blazers, tailored sweaters and leather shoes work as well. If assistance is needed with registration, students should visit their school counselor or school advisor for assistance. We highly recommend online registration by Wed., Dec. 22 to ensure adequate resources for participants. In case of inclement weather or health mitigations, the program will take place virtually with modifications.


Do you have questions about student academics, social emotional / mental health, or career planning? If so, be sure to visit the CLMS Counselors' Corner!


All Jets! Make your voice heard and vote for the cover for our 2021-22 yearbook! The link to vote is in the Library schoology course and in these announcements. After you vote, don't forget to pre-order your yearbook! Prices are $25 if you order between now and December 1st! Go to and enter code 13692822! Don’t delay, order today!

American History Essay Contest (Grades 6-8) Junior American Citizens Contest (Grades 6-8)

The four Virginia Beach chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) are sponsoring several programs in the middle schools. The programs are as follows: Outstanding American History Teacher (Grades 6-8) American History Essay Contest (Grades 6-8) Junior American Citizens Contest (Grades 6-8) Although most of these programs are related to social studies, two of them, the Junior American Citizens Contest and the American History Essay Contest, have broader applications and would be of interest through English, gifted, music, and art. Participation in the DAR-sponsored essay contests will provide your child with the opportunity to enhance their writing skills as required by the Standards of Learning. If you are interested in your child participating in this opportunity please contact your child’s teacher.

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C-SPAN: Student Cam 2022 contest

Department of Teaching and Learning is promoting the national C-SPAN: Student Cam 2022 contest for students to produce a five- to six-minute documentary using C-SPAN programming. This year’s competition theme focus is: “How does the federal government impact your life?” Students are asked to explore a federal policy or program that has an impact on them or their community and then to evaluate the effectiveness of this policy or program by researching multiple perspectives on it.

High school government and middle school civics teachers are encouraged to develop performance tasks to incorporate this contest into the curriculum or offer it as an extracurricular activity. However, it is not limited to those courses. An overview, guidelines, application and more information can be found here. Deadline for submissions is Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022.

Charge those chromebooks

Please remind your students to charge their Chromebooks each night so they come to school with a full charge each day.

Focused EduVation (FEV) Tutor

Through Focused EduVation (FEV) Tutor, students may receive free on-demand homework or tutoring assistance, schedule tutoring sessions or complete online modules. FEV Tutor will also prove a useful tool for students who are quarantined and completing work asynchronously.

Students may easily access FEV through the Classlink Portal under FEV Tutor. Additional information about the program can be found through the FEV Tutor Informational Video. Login directions to share with students and guardians may be found using the FEV Tutor Classlink Directions.

Corporate Landing Middle School

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Mission Statement

In partnership with parents and the community, the mission of Corporate Landing Middle School is to create a safe and welcoming environment where students are actively engaged in the learning process and empowered to reach their maximum potential.

About Us

Corporate Landing Middle School opened in 1997 with Dr. Edith Eidson as the first principal. We serve a diverse population of students representing the diversity of our great community. We currently serve 1325 students who come to us from Birdneck, Brookwood, Christopher Farms, Corporate Landing, Holland, Ocean Lakes, Strawbridge and Three Oaks Elementary schools. We also have many military connected students. Over 35% of our students have a family member serving our country.