Chinese and Russian Academy News and Updates
We received the grant again!
We are excited to announce that we will host the
2018 Virginia Beach Chinese and Russian Summer STARTALK Academies
at Providence Elementary School
June 25 - July 19, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
This is a free immersive language program with busing provided from students' home schools or nearby schools.
Applicants must commit to attending the entire program.
Please check this website for updates.
Paper applications will be distributed
to all fourth grade students in Virginia Beach City Public Schools in April.
The application will be downloadable from this site at that time. Students will be selected by lottery to participate.
Students who attended the 2017 Elementary Academies will receive an e-mail link
to complete an application for the Advanced Academies.
Please be sure to check your e-mail regularly for correspondence.
Please Note: the VBCPS Code of Student Conduct applies to the Virginia Beach STARTALK Academies and Post-Sessions.
No ball caps or hats may be worn in school buildings.
For parents of students in the 2017 Academies, if you would like to receive text message updates on important information such as bus delays, bus number changes, or field trips, please register with the free Remind service by texting the message "@98c64" to 81010.