Spring Music Program
Wed Apr 9 (6 pm)
The fifth grade strings will perform at 6 p.m. followed by the fourth grade’s presentation of Music Matters by Teresa Jennings. It will be a wonderful night of celebrating music!
Mon-Fri Apr 14 - 18
School will be closed
In the News
Commitment to Graduate Ceremony Featuring the Class of 2018 RESCHEDULED 3/6/2015
COMMITMENT TO GRADUATE CEREMONY Featuring the Class of 2018! Parents and grandparents of all participating students are invited to attend the Commitment to Graduate ceremony on Friday, March 6, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. in the Kempsville High School auditorium. This program will include Chief student speakers and an outside guest speaker. Afterwards, each student will participate in a "mock" graduation where they walk across the stage and the sign a banner symbolizing their "commitment" to graduating in June of 2018! Official invitations are forthcoming; additional communication will be sent electronically.
Student Sustainability Survey
Students, please complete the Sustainablility Survey by 3/13/2015. This survey will provide important information regarding VBCPS's culture and help to guide future decisions regarding sustainablility. The survey is anonymous and confidential and should take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. Thank you for your input. Click HERE for more details.
The e-Learning Backpack Program
Kempsville High School is preparing to deploy tablets to every 9th grade student as part of the e-Learning Backpack Program. Click HERE for more details.
Chief Squad keeps technology up and running
Our very own Chief Squad was recently showcased in the VBCPS blog, "The Core." Click HERE for the full article.
All Night Grad
Attention Seniors and parents of Seniors!
Seniors (and parents), if you are still holding out to purchase your ANG ticket, now’s the time to buy it! We are holding a drawing for those students who buy their tickets between Monday, February 2nd and Friday, February 27th! We will be drawing 10, yes, TEN names to win an All Day Play card from Gameworks! These cards are valued at $100 each. Download your form, and bring it in with your payment of $80 before February 27th at 3 pm for your chance!
We are also still looking for cookie sales volunteers for various weeks the rest of the year. Our cookie sales provide much needed financial support to ANG! If you are interested in helping out, please contact Kimberly at [email protected] or 335-2196.
Click HERE for the All Night Grad registration form.
National Honor Society
Membership in the National Honor Society is open to all juniors and seniors who have been enrolled at Kempsville High School for at least one semester, possess a 3.5 cumulative grade point average and have completed or be enrolled in four of the following classes: World Language 3, 4 or 5 or 1 or 2 of a second World Language; Chemistry; Physics; Algebra II (year) and Trigonometry (semester) or Algebra II/Trigonometry (combined in one year); Math Analysis; and any additional AP or Honors course. Students must also demonstrate leadership, participation in extracurricular and/or community activities, and service to the school and/or community. Students must also pass review by the Faculty Council who seek faculty input into the above as well as issues concerning behavior, integrity and character. More detailed information can be found in the Parent/Student Handbook/Planner.
Free Office Programs for VBCPS Students
VBCPS is taking advantage of this initiative, which will provide every student in our school division access to the Office 365 suite at no charge. Students must know their network username and password to take advantage of this program. Students who do not know their network credentials can contact any of their teachers, Library Media Specialists or Computer Resource Specialists for assistance in setting up a new password.
- Students can install the software on up to five compatible PCs and Macs, plus five tablets (including iPad)
- The software may be used with OneDrive for automatic device syncing
- The Office subscription lasts for as long as your child is a VBCPS student
- You will receive automatic software updates
Kempsville High College Visits
Many colleges and universities will be sending representatives to Kempsville High School and we welcome students to come meet with as many of the admissions counselors as they would like. However, they will need to place their name(s) on the sign up sheets in the "college visit" binder in the guidance department. Students should sign up at least 24 hours prior to the arrival of the specific admissions counselor that they would like to meet with. On the day of the visits, passes will be distributed to the students allowing them to come to our department for the informational sessions with the requested colleges or universities.
Please visit the guidance office for more information.
Parking privileges are available to all students with a verified Virginia Driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance. The school or the School Division accepts no responsibility for theft or damage to vehicles while on school property. Parking applications may be picked up in the main office and also are available on Kempsville's web site by clicking HERE. Cost of a parking permit is $40.00 by cash only. Students without a valid parking decal may not park on school grounds. Reserved spaces for faculty members are clearly marked, and students may not use those spaces. Any student in violation of these parking regulations will have his or her car retained on school premises and subject to a monetary fine of $35.00. If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Wolf, the Student Activities Coordinator.
Family Athletics Pass
Purchase your family pass for all VBCPS High School regular season games now! Please download and complete the Family Pass Application form and return it to school as soon as possible! Don't miss a single game!
Registration for Athletics
Please click HERE for information regarding the registration process for athletics here at Kempsville High School. This site includes the athletic handbook and physical forms.
Dr. Barry Graham had an idea! A really great idea! An idea inspired by his work at WHRO and specifically, one of the programs hosted by NPR called StoryCorps!
Here you will find the first of what will hopefully become a long history of Kempsville High School students' stories. Welcome to our first recording in the new series, Chief Tales.
Click HERE to learn more.
Attention Parents and students that are taking at least one AP course next school year. The AP Teachers are looking forward to meeting all of their class enrollees and to distribute summer assignments. This year, we are asking all students to check in with all of your AP Teachers and collect your summer assignments and accompanying text by Friday, June 6. Parents, please check with you children to ensure the summer assignment has been collected. Click HERE to access summer assignment information. This page will continue to be updated as documents are provided.
PSAT Score Reports
Please click HERE to view a detailed presentation about how to interpret PSAT score reports.
StudentVUE Access for All Secondary Students!
Students can now access their grades and attendance through the Student Information System StudentVUE. For instructions on how to access this resource, click HERE. Please note that while this site is available from anywhere with internet access, the route used to access it depends on whether working from with the school network (from school) or outside the school network (from home).
SACS External Review
Kempsville High School was recently visited by a team of specialists from the SACS accreditation committee. To learn more about the accreditation process, click HERE. To learn more about what the team found here at Kempsville High School, click HERE.
Montage, the school’s literary and arts magazine, invites you to view the 2012-2013 edition! Our magazine features art, poetry, prose, and photography created by students of Kempsville. Click HERE to go read Montage.