News From The Nest

LHS Parent Newsletter - SY 20-21 - Issue 15 - 02/23/21

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Option 1(Face-to-Face) Students Return to Campus starting Tuesday, February 23, 2021

We look forward to welcoming our Option 1(Face-to-Face) students back to campus during the week of February 23, 2021. We are asking our Option 1(Face-to-Face) families and students to review and adhere to the following:


  • Option 1(Face-to-Face) students with the last name A -K report to the building on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • Option 1(Face-to-Face) students with the last name L-Z report to the building on Thursdays and Fridays.
  • When students are not in the building, they are expected to log in and attend class via the link in their teacher’s Schoology course.
  • Mondays will continue to be asynchronous learning days for all students. Students should not report to the campus on Mondays but work remotely.


Prior to coming to campus on February 23, 2021, please watch this video on how we have prepared to welcome our Option 1(Face-to-Face) students safely back to the building. We will continue with our mitigation strategies and remind everyone of the self-screening procedures. To review all VBCPS plans, procedures, updates and facts, please click. If you have questions, please contact your school counselor or Dr. Johnson, principal.

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AP Exam Registration

It is time to register for AP exams. The deadline is Friday, March 5, 2021. Students that register are eligible to receive a $500 award. Click the link to register- https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/472273

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Last Opportunity to Sign Up is Thursday 2/25!

We are currently looking for students interested in representing LHS at Diversity Dialogue Day. Diversity Dialogue Day is a one-day high school forum that brings together students from public and private schools in a particular geographic area in Virginia. The Diversity Dialogue Day curriculum takes participants through a process of awareness-to-action. They learn to recognize prejudice and intolerance, and to respect others. Students work closely with their peers from a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds. Trained facilitators guide the students through small group learning activities that explore personal experiences with discrimination and develop conflict resolution skills. At the conclusion of the Diversity Dialogue Day, participants develop strategies for increasing awareness and promoting inclusion within their schools.


Sign up today!

News from Our SAC

For the complete fall sports schedule please go to: www.beachdistrictva.org


Viewing Athletic Events

This year all sports competitions held in a high school gym or stadium in Virginia Beach will be live streamed through the NFHS Network. Students, parents, and community members can watch all Beach District contests on any device with internet access by purchasing either a monthly or annual subscription. This subscription also affords the purchaser the ability watch any game played at any high school in the United States that is a member of the NFHS Network, and any VHSL state championship contest webcast on the Network. The cost for a monthly subscription is $10.99 and an annual subscription is $69.99. Visit www.nfhsnetwork.com for more information. A subscription to the NFHS Network will provide the user with access to all contests played by your favorite school’s basketball, gymnastics, wrestling, football, volleyball, and soccer teams.

Due to restrictions placed on the size of large gatherings at high school sporting events in Virginia, spectators may not be permitted to view Beach District sporting events in person. Any updates in this regard will be communicated to the community as soon as possible.


Dave Siock

Student Activities Coordinator

Landstown High School

Governor’s STEM and Technology Academy

(757)648-5521

STEM Academy Newsletter for February

The STEM Academy Newsletter for February includes information regarding the following exciting items:

  • First Social Event for all Academy Levels on Feb. 22 at Noon
  • STEM Trifecta Opportunities
  • Engineering Week Events Sing-Up
  • Senior Academy Passion Project Updated Schedule
  • REYES Speaker Off Shore Wind in VA Feb. 26 at 3PM
  • Summer internship program at Jefferson Lab
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HBCU College Fair

The LHS Black History Month Committee is hosting a HBCU College Fair on Tuesday, February 23 at 6pm. Registration is open to any VBCPS High School Student. Visit this link to register. For questions regarding registration or the event, contact James.Avery109@vbschools.com.

The Advanced Technology Center Info

Interested in something fun, an opportunity to earn 3-6 high school credits,

national certifications and possibly college credit?

How about Cybersecurity, Gaming, Engineering, Naval Architecture,

Digital Design, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Web Design, Architecture and so much more?

Find specific information about classes and clubs at:

The Advanced Technology Center

www.vbatc.com

Apply online now for 2021 – 2022 VBCPS Programs.

757-648-5800 ext. 0

amgarvey@vbschools.com

Parent/Teacher Conferences Update

Starting Term 2 (February 2, 2021) parent/teacher conferences will be held virtually on Mondays in 20-minute increments from 7:30a.m. to 8:30a.m. and 1:00p.m to 2:00p.m. We have adjusted our schedule to include time for additional conferences weekly. Please contact your student's counselor if you need to schedule a conference. Click the link for details regarding our school counseling team: https://landstownhs.vbschools.com/students/guidance

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Scholarship Information

ALL NIGHT GRAD SENIOR PACKAGE

The LHS PTSA is offering an Early Bird All Night Grad Bundle for $95 through the 15th of March.

It contains:


  • All night Grad ticket
  • Custom senior class T-shirt and Hoodie
  • Senior yard sign



Items can be purchased individually:


  • LHS Activity spirit sign $25.00
  • LHS Grad yard sign $25.00
  • LHS Mask $10.00
  • LHS Senior mask $10.00



All can be purchase through Memberhub:

https://landstownptsa.memberhub.store/

**First hoodie and t-shirt order will be placed 15 February, if you want your gear early place your order this week.

“EAGLED UP”

Starting 15 February!! Your Senior can be “Eagled Up” with a “Eagled Up” sign and some eagles in their yard. The signs will be placed on the evening before the request date and will stay in the yard for two days. We ask that you join in on the fun and “Eagle Up” the next seniors yard. If you are unable to do so, please let us know as soon as possible. It’s important that we have good cell phone numbers, our communication will be handled via text. Have something special to say? We will text your private message to the student with a follow-up message to go check your yard ....you’ve been “Eagled Up”.

Order here:

https://landstownptsa.memberhub.store/store/items/669964

PTSA Senior Package

The LHS PTSA are offering an Early Bird All Night Grad Bundle. It contains:


  • Senior yard sign
  • All night Grad ticket
  • Custom senior class T-shirt and Hoodie
  • All for $95.00


LHS Activity spirit sign $25.00

LHS class of 2021 yard sign $25.00

LHS Mask $10.00

LHS Senior mask $10.00


All can be purchase through Memberhub: http://landstownptsa.memberhub.com

Senior Portraits

Seniors can sign up to take their senior portrait with Prestige Lifetouch. The link to schedule an appointment is on our school website. Click Our School, then Eagle News, and scroll down until you see Class of 2021. Seniors are encouraged to have their portrait done before winter break to ensure they are in the yearbook. For questions, contact Mrs. Bell (etbell@vbschools.com) or Mrs. Thompson (hgthomps@vbschools.com)
VBCPS Scholarship Central

Scholarship Central serves as a resource for locating various scholarships for high school students.

Schoology Reminder: Setup Notifications

Setup notifications and remember to check Schoology emails daily!

Easy Reference Sheet for Students

Click here to get a quick reference sheet for your student

Tutoring Resources

Check out this one-stop shop for available tutoring resources!

Quick Reference Sheet

List of important LHS phone numbers

Club & Class Sponsor Info

Click here for a list of club and class sponsors

VHSL Coach & Sponsor Information

Click here for a list of our coaches of VHSL sports & activities

PTSA Member Hub Site

Click here to join PTSA electronically

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