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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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  1. Norview High School placed on lockdown due to several student fights  WTKR News 3
  2. Parents react after brawls break out at Norview High School, principal pepper-sprayed; Norfolk police help with fights WVEC
  3. Virginia Principal Pepper-Sprayed While Breaking Up Fight  WBOC TV 16
  4. Virginia high school principal accidentally pepper-sprayed  WHSV
  5. Norfolk high school principal is accidentally pepper-sprayed during cafeteria fights
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mother of missing toddler charged with neglect; police seen at site of city-operated incinerator  Virginian-Pilot

Police charged the mother of missing toddler Noah Tomlin with three felony counts of child neglect Saturday, then seemed to move their search for the child to ...

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 ...

In day 3 of hunt for missing toddler, search moves to Hampton landfill  Daily Press

Sult called it the fifth phase of their search for the toddler, who was last seen wearing a white and green pajama shirt and diaper around 1 a.m. on Monday.

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.

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.

Norfolk man arrested with guns at N.C. high school was assistant coach at Norview, Oscar Smith  Virginian-Pilot

The 29-year-old man police say walked into a North Carolina high school cafeteria Monday armed with guns and ammunition helped coach football at two ...

Maury boys fend off Varina in fierce battle for trip to Class 5 state title game  Virginian-Pilot

The Commodores survived an extremely intense battle and held off the defending Class 5 champions 74-61 in a state semifinal.

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.

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 ...

Dealton Cotton returns to Norview; Granby, Kempsville looking for new coaches  Virginian-Pilot

Dealton Cotton is back as football coach at Norview High School after a one-year hiatus. Elsewhere, Sekou Wilson will not return as Granby's coach; Nick Mygas ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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, Princess Anne, Nansemond River students represent region as winners of Congressional App Challenge  Virginian-Pilot

The world of app development involves long, painstaking hours developing code. It's not for the faint-hearted. However, three Hampton Roads students were ...

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 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.

High school scoreboard | Tuesday's scores and Wednesday's schedule  Virginian-Pilot

#1 Landstown 81, #5 Green Run 69. GREEN RUN: Smith 10, Elliot 2, Cooper 11, James 34, Griffin 2, Gill 6, Kennedy 4. LANDSTOWN (3-0): Christmas 35, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam proposes major boost to teachers' pay  Virginian-Pilot

Higher than expected revenues mean the state can afford a bigger teacher pay increase and other new education funding, the governor says.

Maury guard Chase Coleman commits to U.Va. as a preferred walk-on  Virginian-Pilot

Chase Coleman, who helped steer Maury to the Class 5 state championship as a senior guard, committed to Virginia as a preferred walk-on Wednesday night.

Norview football coach Dealton Cotton steps down  Virginian-Pilot

Cotton, who also serves as the school's athletic director, said doing both jobs "wasn't fair to the kids.”

Maury, Norview boys dispatch Peninsula foes, advance to Scope for Saturday's Class 5 Region A semifinal  Virginian-Pilot

Maury senior Matt Mensia had one thing on his mind as the Commodores prepared for their Class 5 Region A quarterfinal game Wednesday against Hampton.

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.

Region A boys and girls basketball guide  Virginian-Pilot

BOYS BASKETBALL. Class 6 Region A. Tuesday's quarterfinals: First Colonial at Oscar Smith, 7 p.m.: Granby at Cox, 7 p.m.; Woodside at Western Branch, 7:30 ...

Boys & Girls Basketball | Honorable mention All-Tidewater  Virginian-Pilot

A list of boys and girls players who just missed making first- and second-team All-Tidewater.

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 ...

VHSL basketball quarterfinals are Friday. Here's a look at each bracket for local teams.  Virginian-Pilot

All games are Friday and tickets for all games are $10. State semifinals and championship games are next week.

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

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

Many emergency shelters close as Florence effects lessen  WTKR News 3

It is important to know where to go in the event you need to evacuate your home.

"I don't want any buses swimming": Norfolk, other districts brace for Hurricane Florence  Virginian-Pilot

Kai Armstrong had just one instruction for the school bus drivers running routes to pick up evacuated residents and take them to the city's emergency shelters:.

Longtime high school coach Ken Whitley says student and mother assaulted him  Virginian-Pilot

Longtime high school coach Ken Whitley was injured and briefly hospitalized Monday night after a run-in with a high school basketball player and his mother at ...

Half-court buzzer-beater gives Green Run first state tournament berth since 1984  Virginian-Pilot

Green Run and Maury won in games that came down to the final seconds to secure berths in the Class 5 state tournament. The Stallions beat Nansemond River ...

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.

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.

High-level summer hoops is back for a 14th season, at the Hampton Roads Pro-Am  Virginian-Pilot

A summer perennial on the local sports scene, the Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro-Am basketball league tips off its 14th season today, at its fourth Norfolk high ...

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 school board to hear proposals to merge schools and change zones  Virginian-Pilot

Other proposals would mean big changes for Maury and Booker T. high schools, including costly new buildings.

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

Daniel Austin first picked up the violin as a fifth-grade student at the old Crossroads Elementary School. He remembers taking classes in the cafeteria, ...

17-year-old former Norfolk high school student accused of having gun near school property

The teen is facing several charges like receiving stolen goods, possession of a firearm on school property, possession of a gun by a juvenile, carrying a ...

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.

High school scoreboard | Tuesday's scores, Wednesday's schedule  Virginian-Pilot

Box scores and highlights from around South Hampton Roads.

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.

3 percent raises proposed for Norfolk school employees  Virginian-Pilot

With enrollment declining, Superintendent Melinda Boone wants to cut 30 teaching jobs through attrition and use the savings to beef up support staff.

“Courage & Commitment – A Salute to Women in the Military” An Insider's Guide to the 2019 Virginia International Tattoo  AltDaily

The Virginia International Tattoo is an event that should be on your bucket list. The Tattoo tradition dates back to Europe in the 17th century. It is a ceremonial ...

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.

Local teens battle for glory at regional robotics competition in Portsmouth  Virginian-Pilot

As teams fought for points on a soccer field across from Churchland High School on Saturday afternoon, many more battled inside the school's gym for a ...

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 ...

Salem's upset run continues with win over Norview in Class 5 Region A boys semifinals  Virginian-Pilot

The SunDevils, who are just 12-12, clinched a state-tournament berth with the 59-57 victory. “We didn't want this to be the last time we played with each other," ...

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 ...

Aspiring engineers, artists and doctors help drive spike in popularity of Norfolk Public Schools' specialty programs  Virginian-Pilot

In total, 445 students applied for a specialty program this year, up from 396 students last school year.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

Thousands of students will graduate from Norfolk public schools in the coming weeks, but one in particular is taking home his diploma two years early. “I've been ...

2 men went to a Norfolk mental health office for help. One left in a coma, the other in a cop car.  Virginian-Pilot

Michael Craig and Erick Davis were in the waiting room at Norfolk's Community Services Board office on Virginia Beach Boulevard a week before Thanksgiving.

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.

Making the rounds on the opening day of high school football practice  Virginian-Pilot

Most teams hit the field Thursday - the Virginia High School League's first official day of practice. We stopped at Oscar Smith, Norview, Princess Anne and Cox.

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 ...

Football | Norview visits Hampton on Thursday  Virginian-Pilot

The Pilots (3-6) can assure themselves of a spot in the Class 5 Region A playoffs with an upset victory.

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.

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.

After 25 years, classic diner The Grill at Great Bridge will close in Chesapeake  Virginian-Pilot

Before the year is out, The Grill at Great Bridge will be no more.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Emergency shelters close around Hampton Roads before storm begins  Virginian-Pilot

As Hurricane Florence nears the East Coast but veers further away from the commonwealth, some emergency shelters in Hampton Roads are closing their ...

The Bob Tata I remember was from his former life ... as a football coach  Virginian-Pilot

Sports columnist Harry Minium played at Norview from 1968 through 1970. He recalls the now 88-year-old Bob Tata as a taskmaster in practice and a brilliant ...

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 ...

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 ...

My experiences with bullying are decades old, but a recent video brought back memories  Virginian-Pilot

Columnist Harry Minium says that a Facebook video of a kid being bullied in Tennessee, and the death of former classmate David Sykes, reminded him of the ...

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."

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 ...

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, ...

Maury shows poise, gets payback in upset of top-ranked Lake Taylor  Virginian-Pilot

When Maury and Lake Taylor played in early December, several Commodore s went to social media to talk about how they were going to beat the Titans.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Girls’ basketball notebook: T.C. Williams puts full-court pressure on rest of Northern Virginia  The Washington Post

In this week's notebook, we cover T.C. Williams, Clarksburg and Potomac School: T.C. Williams using depth to dominate: In Northern Virginia, no team has been ...

Minium | MEAC title is sweet for Norview grad Rashaun Madison  Virginian-Pilot

Madison was The Virginian-Pilot Player of the Year in 2012 at Norview High School, where he led the Pilots to their first Eastern District title in two decades.

UPDATE: 10th-grader who admitted to murdering parents because they took away iPod sentenced

A smart and talented Norview High School 10th-grader admitted in court today he killed his parents a week before Christmas because he was weary of their ...

Providence 7-footer Dajour Dickens to transfer to ODU  Virginian-Pilot

Dickens will have at least three years of eligibility left.

Churchland High athletic director on leave

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- A Churchland High School official is on administrative leave in Portsmouth.

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