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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 schools holding public hearing on proposed budget  WAVY-TV

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Mary Madura Sitherwood | Obituaries |

Mary Madura Sitherwood (Born Mary Evelyn Madura), age 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Wellstar's Tranquility Hospice Center in ...

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 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.

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 ...

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

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

Norfolk high school dismisses early after squirrel chews through cable, causes major power outage  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. — Granby High School is dismissing students early Thursday after a transformer caused a major power outage and a false bomb threat was ...

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 ...

Norview High School honors longtime coach  WAVY-TV

The Norview High School community is showing support for a longtime coach after he was allegedly assaulted in Virginia Beach last week.

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 ...

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 ...

23 local schools listed among ‘2018’s Best High Schools’  WTKR News 3

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

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 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 ...

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.

Norfolk Public Schools studying mixed-income preschool classrooms  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Public Schools is taking action for your kids. They're working to close the achievement gap and create diverse environments for ...

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 ...

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."

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.

757 Showdown: Indian River rolls past Norview with attitude 53-26 in season opener  WTKR News 3

The Braves responded to pre-game activity with a dominating display on the field.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Child brought BB gun to Norfolk elementary school, district says  WTKR News 3

The school district says that child is now facing disciplinary action.

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.

Norfolk Public Schools to hold job fair ahead of school year  WTKR News 3

The job fair will be held at Crossroads School on 8021 Old Ocean View Road from noon to 4 p.m..

Indian River, Norview not losing sleep as first 757 Showdown arrives  WTKR News 3

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Some teams feel anxiety before they hit the field for their first Friday under the lights. That's not the case for Norview, and certainly not for ...

State senator plans to modernize schools in Norfolk  WTKR News 3

Senator Bill Stanley, Jr. (R) from the 20th district - among other senators - is touring schools in poor condition across the Commonwealth.

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.

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.

Kellam High School social media threats not credible; school to have increased police presence as precaution  WTKR News 3

The principal of a Virginia Beach high school issued a response to alleged threats from a student this week.

Driver runs red light, crashes into Norfolk school bus  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department responded to a school bus crash near the campus of the Armed Forces Staff College Wednesday morning.

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

Lake Taylor's quest for a third state championship since 2012 continues Saturday in Lynchburg. The Titans (13-1) play Woodgrove (13-1) at 4:30 p.m. in the ...

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.

Police presence to be increased at Virginia Beach high school Thursday  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The presence of the Virginia Beach Police Department will be increased at Floyd E. Kellam High School after social media exchanges ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 Public Schools students receive approximately $80K worth of instruments  WTKR News 3

Four Norfolk Public Schools will receive new musical instruments, thanks to the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation and the Goode Family.

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.

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 ...

Crash in Norfolk caused road closure Thursday morning  WTKR News 3

Southbound Monticello Avenue is closed between 27th and 26th Street.

Norfolk man arrested after exposing himself to children on school playground  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who exposed himself on a school playground Wednesday.

Taking it to the streets: Norfolk Police Academy recruits sworn in after graduation  WTKR News 3

Congratulations are in order because there are now some new police officers that will be hitting the streets of Norfolk very soon.

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 ...

Multi-person brawl breaks out in Norfolk Walmart, fight caught on camera  WTKR News 3

A Facebook video is being investigated by Norfolk police after they got a call for *service* Monday night at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on East Princess ...

Charges against mother, son accused of assaulting coach dismissed  WAVY-TV

The charges against a mother and son accused in a scuffle that injured a longtime Norfolk wrestling coach have been dismissed.

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 ...

Road reopens after police clear incident in Norfolk  WTKR News 3

Norfolk Police officers reopen Simons Drive after it was temporarily closed this morning.

Norfolk Police investigate stabbing  WTKR News 3

Police in Norfolk are investigating a stabbing that happened Tuesday just before midnight.

Public works truck crashes into water in Norfolk  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department is investigating a crash that occurred in the 500 block of Mowbray Arch involving a city truck.

Nansemond River, Kecoughtan set for ‘Battle of the Warriors’ in playoff 757 Showdown  WTKR News 3

This will be the first meeting between these two schools in the playoffs.

Bomb threats made to businesses, government buildings in Hampton Roads and nationwide not credible, police say  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Police said the multiple bomb threats reported Thursday afternoon were not credible. At this time it's unclear if the threats - which have been ...

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.

Norfolk Police Department responds to threatening tweet against Rosemont Middle  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department reported Friday that a student was apprehended after a Monday social media threat against Rosemont Middle School.

Student in police custody after threatening text sent against Virginia Beach Middle School  WTKR News 3

Virginia Beach Middle School was on external lockdown due to a student receiving a threatening text message Monday morning.

Upcoming Norfolk auctions look to bring many out to see lots of stuff  WTKR News 3

All three auctions show a variety of items that will be for sale.

12-year-old killed in fatal Norfolk vehicle-pedestrian crash  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department responded to a fatal auto-pedestrian crash in the 2700 block of E. Princess Anne Road Friday that left a 12-year-old boy dead.

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.

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.

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.

Virginia Beach student in police custody after threat forces partial evacuation  WTKR News 3

Virginia Beach Police investigated a threat made by a Landstown High School student.

Norfolk Police’s T.R.U.E. Program helping local youth graduate, reach greater expectations  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. – Teaching, Reaching, Understanding and Educating are the four goals of the Norfolk Police Department's T.R.U.E. Program, and those goals ...

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.

Norfolk Sheriff’s Office gets creative with social media campaign to recruit high school grads  WTKR News 3

Even if you don't know who bit Beyoncé, the Norfolk Sheriff's Office understands you may have questions of your own when it comes to what to do with your life.

Lockdown lifted after active shooter report at Norfolk Naval Shipyard  WTKR News 3

PORTSMOUTH, Va . — Officials at Norfolk Naval Shipyard called reports of an active shooter a "false alarm" after a threatening message was discovered on a ...

Suffolk Police investigating after social media threat airdropped to middle school students on bus  WTKR News 3

The Suffolk Police Department is investigating an alleged social media threat that was made toward Colonel Fred Cherry Middle School this week.

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!

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.

Schools literally roll out the red carpet on the first day of classes  WTKR News 3

Elementary students in Portsmouth entered school to a warm welcome on Tuesday for the first day of the new year.

Norfolk residents upset by reported late-night demolition of ODU’s Foreman Field  WTKR News 3

Reported around-the-clock demolition on Old Dominion University's Foreman Field has some Norfolk residents upset due to the noise.

Rabid raccoon found in the Larchmont area of Norfolk  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. – A raccoon that was collected out of Norfolk has tested positive for rabies. The raccoon was collected on February 5 along the 1400 block of ...

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.

Supporters, opponents of Norfolk/Chesapeake pipeline project speak at packed council meeting  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - The Southside Connector Pipeline project is almost finished in both Chesapeake and Norfolk, but not everyone is in favor of its construction.

Norfolk Police investigate overnight shooting  WTKR News 3

No further information has been provided by the Norfolk Police Department.

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.

Lockdown lifted on Hampton elementary school after report of armed suspect; suspect in custody  WTKR News 3

Luther W. Machen Elementary School was placed on lockdown Tuesday after an armed person was spotted in the area.

Witnesses say former Norfolk school bus driver encouraged fight between teenagers  WTKR News 3

Witnesses testified in court that a total of four girls attacked two girls who were outside playing. Some of the girls were armed with pepper spray.

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