From the Desk of Principal Yoshida
September 20, 2021
SEPTEMBER RECOGNITIONS, HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES Tentative: Upcoming Dates and Events
September Recognitions, Holidays, and Observances
Hispanic Heritage Month
National School Success/Attendance Month
September 20-27 Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles)
September 23 - Virtual Back to School Night
September 27-29 - Shemini Atzeret
September 28-29 - Simchat Torah
September 29 - picture day
Oct. 12-13 Advisory during Refuel rescheduled to Oct. 12 & 13 from Sept.
Nov. 2, Election Day
Nov. 11, Veterans Day
Nov. 12, adjusted dismissal day for students
Nov. 24, asynchronous learning day for students; adjusted dismissal day for staff
Nov. 25-26, Thanksgiving Break
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
A MESSAGE FROM YOUR PRINCIPAL
Hello Corporate Landing Middle School Community,
It has been amazing to see how fast our students have gotten back into school routines and are engaged in learning here at CLMS. It has also been wonderful to meet the students in their classrooms and in the lunchroom. Teachers continue to share our school and classroom expectations with students. We ask that you have conversations with them about our school and bus expectations so that we can reinforce what is expected and your student knows that we have a home/school connection regarding expectations. Teachers will be sharing more about school expectations at our Back to School Night.
Please join us.... On September 23, 2021we will be hosting our Virtual Back to School Night from 5:30-7:30. Information can be found below regarding the schedule, how to prepare, and how to find links to your student's teachers live webcams.
Have an awesome day,
We are CLMS Jets and we are family!
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT - SEPTEMBER 23 - 5:30PM-7:30PM
Corporate Landing Middle School
2021-2022 Virtual Open House
Thursday, Sep 23, 2021
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
We will start our Virtual Open House at 5:30pm. Our Virtual Open House Schedule is listed below. Teachers will also post links to their virtual meets in their Schoology courses.
Please note that each grade level follows a different schedule.
ZERO BELL and DISTANCE LEARNING CLASSES – If your student is in a zero bell class or Distance Learning, please email their teacher if you have questions for them. Links to teacher emails
School Counselors are available by appointment. Click on the link below to email your student’s designated counselor.
VIRTUAL BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT - SEPTEMBER 23, 530-7:30
TRANSPORTATION, PICKUP AND DROPOFF
Thank you for your patience with arrival, dismissal and transportation. Students are leaving the building near expected times with the exception of a couple of busses who are currently driving two routes to bring students to school or home in the afternoon. If you have concerns regarding transportation, the dispatch number is 263-1545 during regular hours and 263-2949 after hours. You can also email questions to VBCPSBusStop at: VBCPSBusStop@VBSchools.com. Please know our office and transportation are working together to make this a positive experience for our students and parents and are always keeping safety as a top priority when considering who to transport our students.
Don't forget to download the app to track your child's bus. Info can be found at the VBCPS transportation webpage.
Concerns about increased volume of our parent drop off and pick up have also been share with our office. We need your help to make drop off and pick up run as smoothly as possible. Most of our teachers and staff do not start their workday until 9:15 am. Please do not drop students off before 9:15 because we are unable to provide supervision until then. At 9:15 am we will open doors to students who were dropped off for breakfast in the cafeteria.
We ask that parents not call for students to come to the security desk for pickup anytime after 3:45 in the afternoon. We have seen unsafe congestion in the parking lot with parents in the pick up line at the same time as parents are parking to pick students up. it is also a safety concern with students walking in front of or past moving vehicles during dismissal. On an average day, parent pickup in the afternoon is complete in under 10 minutes despite the appearance of the long line. We ask that all parents picking students up after 3:45 do so by joining the parent pickup line. If you have an appointment scheduled near dismissal time, we suggest you pick up your child prior to 3:45. We do understand that emergencies arise, but please help us improve arrival and dismissal by following the guidelines above.
Dress Code Reminders!
Administrators are discussing dress codes and other expectations with their students and we also wanted parents to be aware of some of the expectations we have been sharing.
Here are three dress code reminders for all grades and all genders:
Remove hats and hoodies in school
No tops, such as crop-tops, that expose the midriff.
No pajama pants
The only cell phone use during the instructional day for students will be allowed in the cafeteria during lunch.
A/B Schedule for September
SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS BELOW
BEACH GIRLS ROCK 2021-2022 EMPOWERMENT SERIES
1st Workshop-Saturday October 23rd from 9am to 11am (virtually)
See Flyer below for Registration
Since 2013, the Beach Girls Rock (BGR!) has been a leadership empowerment series for Virginia Beach City Public Schools female students in grades 5-8. Our BGR! workshops in partnership with Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach Center is ready to kick-off for the 2021-22 school year.
The theme of our series Hidden Figures: The Power of Possibility & Vision will illuminate opportunities of possibility and vision available through the sciences,technology, engineering and mathematics. Parents or guardians are also welcomed to participate in the parent-focused breakout sessions which occur concurrent to student breakout sessions.
Registration closes October 1st!
Focused EduVation (FEV) Tutor
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.
INTERNET SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES!
The Internet Assistance Program will provide qualifying families either a $10 subsidy paid directly to a family’s Cox Communications account or a hotspot if the family cannot receive internet services through Cox Communications. To qualify, families must be enrolled in an approved government assistance program (SNAP, TANF, NSLP, WIC, Head Start, LIHEAP, or Public Housing) or have a demonstrated need for internet access support. The vetting of internet support requests will no longer be completed at the school level but will now be completed by DOT. In addition to vetting all requests, DOT staff will also coordinate the distribution of the hotspots and management of the Cox subsidies.
If students or families have questions regarding the program, they can reference the information provided online, or call the Customer Support Center at (757) 263-1111.
Corporate Landing Middle School
Corporate Landing Middle School
Visit the CLMS webpage: https://corporatelandingms.vbschools.com/home
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.
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.