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40th Class reunion

March 21, 2015 by Mary Harrison Hale (Register to contact)

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Lets get excited and come together to celebrate 40 fabulous class reunion years. Please spread the word. If you need more information, contact Mary Harrison Hale at *****

We have a great weekend planned.


August 22, 2012 by Linwood Beverly (Register to contact)

Birthday for Linwood "Lin" Beverly class of 61 sept.3oth

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Norfolk Police investigating social media threat towards Norview High School  WTKR News 3

This afternoon, school administrators at Norview High were made aware of threat circulating on social media. Police have been notified and as a precaution, the ...

Norview High School placed on lockdown due to several student fights  WTKR News 3

Late this morning, Norview High School went on a brief lockdown due to multiple altercations that occurred in the cafeteria. The first incident happened at ...

Student arrested, others detained for Norview High School brawls WVEC

NORFOLK, Va. — A 16-year-old student was arrested and charged after a fight broke out at Norfolk's Norview High School this week. Several other students ...

Teen charged with assault and battery after large Norview High School brawl  WTKR News 3

Norfolk Police have charged a 16-year-old student with assault and battery and disorderly conduct after a string of fights broke out at Norview High School ...

New 'adversity score' added to the SAT WVEC

Now that the SAT will include an “adversity score,” high school and college counselors said it will help even the playing field.

Police presence increased at Norview High following threat  WAVY-TV

An increased police presence is expected at Norview High School in Norfolk following reports of a threat.

On target: Norview High's Junior Naval ROTC's air rival team is a national power  Virginian-Pilot

Norview High's air rifle team hopes to finish No. 1 in the nation among Junior NROTC teams when the season ends in March. The students are currently sixth in ...

Norfolk high schooler places 2nd in national safe driving contest  WTKR News 3

A junior at Norview High School took second place in a national safe driving contest.

Norview High School students promote positivity through painting  Virginian-Pilot

A group of students at Norview High School decorated a bathroom with positive messages to encourage young women and self-love on June 8.

Norview NJROTC unit named 'Most Outstanding Unit' among 538 global programs  WAVY-TV

Norview High School's NJROTC program is number 1, as they were recently named “Most Outstanding Unit” by the U.S. Navy.

This Norview High senior was accepted to 25 colleges, offered $1 million in college scholarships  Virginian-Pilot

For Garland Simpkins, years of hard work paid off when a flurry of letters arrived this spring. “The mailman was saying, what is going on?” his mom recalled.

Norfolk Public Schools to hold more hearings on school start times  WAVY-TV

Norfolk Public Schools plans to hold a public hearing Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Ocean View Elementary School to hear from families about pushing back high ...

New Norview High School principal reunites with his former middle school students  Virginian-Pilot

In Walter Brower Jr.'s perfect world, he used to say, he would someday land the principal job at Norview High School and walk his former Norview Middle ...

Norview High School product takes over as QB of undefeated Central Florida  WTKR News 3

Redshirt freshman Darriel "D.J." Mack replaces injured McKenzie Milton as UCF tries to win 25th straight game.

Community voices concerns on planned elementary-to-middle feeder changes to Norfolk schools  WTKR News 3

Declining enrollment is forcing leaders with Norfolk Public Schools to make some tough choices that will affect the students at three local elementary schools.

Former Va. football coach charged with attempted first-degree murder after entering school with weapons, ammo  USA TODAY High School Sports

A former Virginia assistant high school football coach has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, terrorizing the public and resisting an officer after he ...

Norfolk high school student’s distracted driver video earns national recognition  Virginian-Pilot

Norview High junior takes home a $250 national academic grant for his video on distracted driving.

Norfolk schools holding public hearing on proposed budget  WAVY-TV

Norfolk Public Schools is holding a public hearing Wednesday night to discuss its proposed budget.

One of the first black students to attend a white school in Norfolk leaves a legacy of dignity, respect  Virginian-Pilot

Lisa Lindsay-Shaw didn't know her mother was one of the Norfolk 17 until a science teacher at Booker T. Washington High School told her. She had heard bits ...

Norview HS bans hoodies following assault and robbery  WAVY-TV

The new “directive” from the school's principal prohibits students from wearing hooded jackets, shirts and sweatshirts.

Increased police presence expected at Granby High School after threat  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department and the Norfolk Public Schools security team are investigating after Granby High School received a threat of an incident set to ...

Norfolk high school security officer sprays mace during fight involving students

A Norfolk Public Schools security officer sprayed mace to break up a fight between students, according to Norfolk Police.

Norfolk Public Schools’ HR Department receives teacher diversity grant  WTKR News 3

The funds from the grant will cover tutoring costs and fees for the *content*-knowledge assessments required by the state Board of Education for full licensure.

Granby High School students graduate from Norfolk Police job training program  WTKR News 3

Students say the officers had a big impact on them during the six-week program and that it was an experience they'll never forget.

Absenteeism is a problem in Norfolk, but Norview High thinks it's found the solution  Virginian-Pilot

Nearly one in five Norfolk high school freshmen missed at least 18 days of school in 2014-15, according to recent University of Virginia study. How three ...

Norview High School graduates receive $21 million in scholarships!

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Graduates at one Norfolk high school broke a record this year in the dollar amount of college scholarships they received! The class of ...

Norfolk Public Schools responds to dress code confusion regarding hoodies  WTKR News 3

In an email, Norfolk Public Schools said hoodies are not banned.

Ken Whitley's legacy will be defined by five decades of service as a coach and mentor  Virginian-Pilot

Ken Whitley fears the image of him crumpled into a bloody heap after an altercation with a high school student last spring is how he will be remembered.

Norview High School wrestling coach assaulted in Va. Beach  WAVY-TV

An assistant wrestling coach at Norview High School was assaulted Monday night in Virginia Beach, according to Norfolk Public Schools.

Norfolk Opens Norview High as Shelter for Residents — Pets Welcome  AltDaily

The City has opened a shelter if residents need a safe place to ride out the storm – Norview High School – 6501 Chesapeake Blvd. Entrance is on the left-hand ...

For first time in 40 years, Maury boys hoops heading to state title game  WAVY-TV

Maury would take on the defending champs Varina to figure out who will go to the Siegel Center in Richmond Virginia to play for the 5A State title.

Lockdown lifted on Norfolk schools after shots fired

Norview High, Middle and Elementary Schools were placed on lockdown after a report of shots fired in the 7000 block of Sewells Point Road Wednesday ...

Two students in custody after fights at Norview High School

Two Norview High School students were taken into custody by Norfolk Police on Friday after several fights broke out at the school during a fire alarm.

Norview High does its part to lift spirits of longtime coach Ken Whitley after assault  Virginian-Pilot

Longtime high school wrestling and football coach Ken Whitley, who injured last week during an altercation in Virginia Beach, had his spirits lifted Wednesday ...

Norview High AP students have to solve the world's problems – and they can't ask for help  Virginian-Pilot

Carrie Caplan stood at the front of her Norview High School classroom on Dec. 21 and reminded her students they would have to rely on one another to plot the ...

23 local schools listed among ‘2018’s Best High Schools’

Of the 28813 public schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia, 103 Virginia high schools were nationally recognized.

15-year-old to graduate two years early from Granby High School  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Thousands of students will graduate from Norfolk public schools in the coming weeks, but one in particular is taking home his diploma ...

People Taking Action: Local teacher battling cancer is like a second mom to her students!  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - She is described as a second mom who inspires many, all while holding down a full-time job, being a single-mom and battling breast cancer.

Norfolk Public Schools holds staff field day to gear up for new school year  WTKR News 3

Norfolk Public Schools Superintendent Melinda J. Boone will officially kick off the 2018-2019 school year by hosting a field day for new and returning faculty and ...

Norfolk middle school students detained for crashing car before getting on school bus, police say  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. — Three students at Norfolk's Azalea Gardens Middle School were detained by school resource officers Friday morning after they allegedly ...

Film featuring Norfolk State University grad nominated for Oscar WVEC

Actor Zeus Campbell appears in an Academy Award-nominated film, and the NSU graduate is thanking Hampton Roads.

Norfolk's Mack shines, No. 7 UCF beats Memphis 56-41 for AAC title  WAVY-TV

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Norfolk's Darriel Mack shrugged off two early turnovers to rush for three second-half touchdowns and rally No. 7 UCF to a 56-41 victory ...

New details about arrest in threat made against Norview Middle School  WTKR News 3

Court records give new information about the arrest of students accused of making online threats.

Police respond to three shootings in Norfolk within 14 hours  WAVY-TV

It is unconfirmed if the the Wednesday afternoon shooting is related to either of the first two incidents.

School is “back to normal” after bomb threat at Booker T. Washington  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. — Police in Norfolk said that school is “back to normal” after a bomb threat was called into Booker T. Washington High School Friday morning.

Two Norview Middle School students arrested for making threatening statements  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department announced Tuesday that detectives have arrested and charged two Norview Middle School students with making statement ...

Cullen Jr., Benjamin T.  The Daily Progress

Benjamin T. Cullen Jr. passed away peacefully at home in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Born on September 10, 1924, in Portsmouth, Va., Ben ...

Norfolk announces plans ahead of Hurricane Florence WVEC

The City of Norfolk has declared a local state of emergency, and the City released ways for residents to stay safe during Hurricane Florence.

Lake Taylor plays Woodgrove in bid for third state title since 2012  Virginian-Pilot

The Titans also won titles in 2012 (Group AAA Division 5) and 2014 (Class 4A). Woodgrove, of Loudoun County, is making its first state championship game ...

No. 6 Indian River opens season against Norview  Virginian-Pilot

The non-district foes clash for the first time since the Pilots' 13-0 playoff victory in 2014. A glance at the game and our predictions.

The homegrown secret to Norfolk students' success in music classes  Virginian-Pilot

More than a dozen teachers across the school system grew up and went to school here.

Granby needs late interception to hold off Norview for 2nd straight victory  Virginian-Pilot

Roger Williams, filling in for injured tailback Troy Ricks, scored on a 5-yard run on the second drive of the third quarter to give the Comets the lead for good.

Derrick Eason commits to NC State | Videos  Virginian-Pilot

Norview High School defensive end Derrick Eason committed to play football for North Carolina State University.

Norfolk drill sergeant and coach inspires, motivates students

One of the Drill Sergeant's in the program, 1st Sgt. Chris Bertrand was recognized for his hard work transforming kid's lives.

Judge tosses out charges in dispute between longtime Norview High coach Ken Whitley and teen  Virginian-Pilot

A judge dismissed all charges stemming from a dispute this spring in which a longtime Norfolk coach said a student and his mother attacked him for sideswiping ...

Local shelters close as threat of Hurricane Florence passes  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) -- Cities across Hampton Roads and northeast North Carolina are beginning to close shelters put in place ahead of anticipated ...

Norfolk Public Schools releases statement on teacher’s social media post  WTKR News 3

Norfolk Public Schools commented Friday on a Ruffner Academy staff member's social media post referring to her students as "from the hood."

Western Branch schools placed on lockdown after sighting of masked person  WTKR News 3

A sighting of a masked person on campus prompted four Western Branch schools to be placed on lockdown Tuesday morning.

African American Heritage 365 hosting high school competition WVEC

The 13th annual African American Heritage 365 High School Scholastic Bowl is Saturday at the Fort Monroe Theater.

Additional officers assigned to Norfolk middle school following social media threat  WTKR News 3

More police officers will be assigned to the area of Norview Middle School as a precaution after a threat was made on social media.

Married Norfolk, Chesapeake educators both win Teacher of the Year at different schools  Virginian-Pilot

"This might be the first time I've ever heard of a husband-wife duo both winning Teacher of the Year," Norview Assistant Principal Abbie Watson said.

Terminally ill Pennsylvania teen receives Christmas cards from Norfolk students  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. – A group of Lake Taylor Middle School students have taken action for a complete stranger who lives in Pennsylvania. Maddox Hyde, a student ...

Portsmouth student facing ‘potential charges’ after mace used in school fight  WTKR News 3

We care about the well-being of all students, which is why we quickly addressed a safety matter at Wilson High School yesterday. Four students who were ...

Norview High honor student to plead guilty to brutal murder of parents

Norfolk, Va. - A 16-year-old Norview High School student will plead guilty Wednesday to killing his parents just before Christmas last year. Vincent Tyrell Parker ...

Norfolk Department of Public Health offers back-to-school immunizations  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Department of Public Health is offering back-to-school immunizations for kindergartners and rising sixth graders in advance of the school year.

Norview coach brings winning feeling to girls program  Virginian-Pilot

Jonathan Wilson became the Norview girls coach after leading the boys to their first state semifinal in nearly 40 years. Already, the girls have won more games ...

Norfolk middle school student charged with threatening to harm classmates

NORFOLK, Va. - A 12-year-old student from Norview Middle School has been charged with threatening to harm his classmates. Norfolk detectives say around ...

Back in the Day | Andrew Heidelberg signs to Virginia State  Virginian-Pilot

On Aug. 25, 1962, Andrew Heidelberg, the star halfback from Norview High School, signed grant papers that would enable him to play football for Virginia State ...

Norview prevails on a night when the top teams fall  Virginian-Pilot

Norview, a state finalist last season, hold on to beat Bethel. Green Run sees one of its best season end in upset to Hampton.

Brown v. Board of Education: Integration in Virginia, 5 Years Later  TIME

On the 60th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision, LIFE recalls an integration battle in Virginia five long years later.

Norfolk Police, barbers offer free back-to-school haircuts  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department is partnering with local barbers to give back to the community.

Granby High student found with live ammo, no weapon

A Granby High School student was discovered with several rounds of live ammunition in their possession on Tuesday.

Local public libraries to celebrate first class of graduates to receive diploma through online program  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Public Library and the Virginia Beach Public Library will welcome some of the school year's first high school graduates.

David Kennedy, the Tap Dancing Terror of Tidewater, was a Hampton Roads original  Virginian-Pilot

"He could really dance. And that outfit, man, he was really something."

Maury High School to retire jersey of Kam Chancellor

NORFOLK, Va. – Maury High School will retire the jersey of pro football player Kam Chancellor of the Seattle Seahawks at a special ceremony on October 12.

Congressman Bobby Scott attends Engage Norfolk 2018 ahead of town hall event  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. – Congressman Bobby Scott attended Engage Norfolk 2018 ahead of his town hall meeting that is scheduled for Monday in Portsmouth.

After nearly four decades in coaching, Kellam's Mike Benzel may have his best team  Virginian-Pilot

Columnist Harry Minium says he's not surprised at the success Mike Benzel has had as Kellam's wrestling coach, given the hard work and toughness Benzel ...

Beloved assistant principal in Norfolk killed in Chesapeake crash  WAVY-TV

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- An assistant principal in Norfolk is being remembered as "a consummate professional" after a deadly crash Sunday on Taylor ...

Lake Taylor's first graduating class plans "Medicare Ball" as graduates turn 65  Virginian-Pilot

Attention, Lake Taylor High School Class of '69! Nanci Campbell Tatem is looking for you – but not for the typical reunion. The theme will be “The Age of ...

Winds from Michael cause trees to fall on several homes and thousands to lose power  WAVY-TV

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY/AP) -- Thousands are without power and multiple trees are down across the area after Tropical Storm Michael shot through the ...

At Life Christian, the area’s newest high school football team, players see a steppingstone to college football

Life Christian players work out under the direction of coach Charles Scott (center), who says the Eagles are going “to make history and set the bar higher and ...

Norfolk Police turn up at UniverSoul Circus show  WTKR News 3

Never one to turn down a challenge, the Norfolk Police Department has found itself in the spotlight once again!

Justices are 3A team to beat despite injury, transfer  Richmond Free Press

No excuses necessary. John Marshall High School basketball Coach Ty White seeks no pity, although it would be hard to blame him if he did. Despite the team's ...

Norview High School hosts local information day for commissioning programs  DVIDS

NORFOLK, Va. - Norview High School, in Norfolk, Virginia, hosted its first South Hampton Roads *Service* Academy and Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) ...

Photos | Hampton Roads high school basketball teams continue pursuit of state title  Virginian-Pilot

Princess Anne faced Salem and Colonial Forge faced Landstown in the girls basketball region tournament. Landstown faced Franklin County in the boys ...

Norview's Frazier wants a state title this time around  Virginian-Pilot

Jaylen Frazier loves to mess with his older brother. Sim Frazier was a two-time All-Tidewater basketball player at Maury High . But he never got to play in a state ...

Gun found at Maury High School in Norfolk

A gun was found at Maury High School Thursday afternoon, according to a letter sent from the principal to parents.

Students return to classes for Back to School 2016  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) -- Classes are back in session for 2016-17, with students returning to schools in districts across Hampton Roads on Monday.

Bed bugs found four times recently in one Norfolk high school

Maury High School's principal sent students home with a letter regarding a bed bug issue in the school.

Andrew Heidelberg, 1 of the 'Norfolk 17', dies at 74  WAVY-TV

Andrew Heidelberg, who was on the forefront of integrating Virginia's public schools, has died. He was 74.

They wanted to inspire kids of color to dream big. Here's how these Hampton University students did it.  Virginian-Pilot

A group of Hampton University School of Pharmacy students want to make a difference in the lives of students at the Norfolk Technical Center by teaching them ...

Norview QB chooses Central Florida  Virginian-Pilot

Norview quarterback Darriel Mack traveled to Orlando, Fla., last week for a recruiting trip to the University of Central Florida. He was impressed with the school, ...

Video shows students assaulting assistant principal during ‘brawl’ at school  WTKR News 3

A vice principal at a school in St. Louis was assaulted and two students were charged following a brawl at Oakville High School, according to KTVI.

York County school placed on lockdown while deputies investigated nearby  WTKR News 3

This remains a precautionary measure while authorities investigate.

Norfolk Public Schools responds to complaints of bugs and moldy food at Lake Taylor High

Norfolk Public Schools has responded in length after multiple reports of bed bugs and moldy cafeteria food have surfaced over the past several weeks.

Braz, Ann W. | Obituaries |

Ann Warrington Braz, 72, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. Ann graduated from Norview High School ...

Preparing for the worst just in case, Suffolk hosts active shooter training  WTKR News 3

SUFFOLK, Va. - Police officers moved through the lobby of King's Fork High School with their guns drawn on Thursday as students ran for the exits. A gunshot ...

Bingo brawl at Canadian nursing home prompts police response  WTKR News 3

A bingo game at a long-term care facility in Canada devolved into a brawl Tuesday afternoon, forcing police to respond, according to CBC News.

Police investigating after social media threats target local schools  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating several threats made towards local schools over the weekend. A concerned parent sent a screen shot of an Instagram ...

ACLU says schools need more mental health professionals, not police  WTKR News 3

Public schools need more mental health professionals and fewer police, according to a recently released report by the American Civil Liberties Union.

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