Remember all the work you & SDCC put in to preserving PHP?

Start here to learn more about the Environmental Studies Program.

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will open on for current 10th graders Oct. 26, 2021, and will close Feb. 18, 2022. Students will be notified of admission to the program in March. To apply, go to

Public Works to Hold Public Meeting Updates on Lake Bradford – Chubb Lake Projects Weds Nov 10 6p-730p Bayside Rec Center


The Virginia Beach Public Works – Stormwater Engineering program has scheduled a public meeting for the Lake Bradford / Chubb Lake (CIP 7-053) project on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Bayside Recreation Center. The center is located at 4500 First Court Road.

This will be an informal public meeting, beginning with a 30-minute update presentation on the Lake Bradford/Chubb Lake Drainage Study, as well as introduce the upcoming Lake Pleasure House Outfall and Lake Bradford Dredging construction projects.

Representatives from Public Works will be available to answer questions following the presentation.

We will also ask the attendees to complete an online survey to provide feedback on the presentation, as well as any comments or concerns.

Please go to our website at for more information or contact us at

Marlin Bay Apartments request withdrawal


Breaking News: The developers of the Marlin Bay Apartment complex have sent a letter to the city withdrawing the project from the City Council agenda. We support their request to withdraw the application and we thank the developers and owners for listening to the community’s concerns and reconsidering the potential redevelopment of those lots. We look forward to working with them on finding a mutual solution to this and other projects within the community.

Time to pursue an inspiring highest & best use for that unique parcel?

Take action now: Opportunity to change your Oct 19 attending City Council plans + dream big what you & especially your kids would like to be part of creating.

Powering the Way Turbine Talks

Episode 2- Powering the Way Turbine Talks

In this installment of Turbine Talks, Parks Schmidt and Mikeila Kakiuchi interview with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools Sustainability Officer Tim Cole. Mr. Cole discusses opportunities that may interest students and young people about the renewable energy sector and the ways VBCPS is dedicated to sustainable practices.