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Jayden Bostick awarded Student of the Year

Virtus Academy Honors 2023–24 Teacher, Volunteer, and Students of the Year

Leadership, helpfulness, commitment, inspiration, and impact are just a few words to describe the five individuals recently honored by the Virtus Academy Board of Directors. On March 26th, the board presented recognition plaques to students…

Kaymeo Davis & Carlos WAshington

Kaymeo Davis Named Virtus Academy K-4 Assistant Principal

More than an administrator, teacher, and reading coach, Kaymeo Davis is a loyal champion for our school, teachers, and students. She’s also our new K-4 assistant principal.  After four years on Team Virtus, Davis stepped…

Amy Bradberry & VP of Virtus BOD Carlos Washington

Wolf Pack Students Score 100% Pass Rate on English 2 EOC Exam

High school ELA teacher Amy Bradberry is setting a precedent of high achievement for Virtus Academy English 2 students. Her classes have passed their End-of-Course (EOC) exams with a 100% pass rate for the past…

Wolf Pack LEADERS – February 2024

Because leadership development is a core focus of our school’s curriculum and culture and one of our Education Power Pillars, we have implementing a Wolf Pack Leaders recognition program that celebrates students demonstrating exemplary character,…

Virtus Expands Learning Opportunities to High Schoolers with the Launch of a National English Honor Society Chapter

As Virtus Academy prepares to reach its K–12 capacity in the 2024–25 academic year, new opportunities to enhance student learning continue to surface, like the addition of a National English Honor Society chapter, which will…

Virtus Academy Beta Club Students Prepare to Compete at the National Convention in June

Eight Virtus Academy students in grades 1-8 will take center stage at the National Beta Convention in Savannah in June to showcase their visual and performing arts talents. A Virtus Academy 10th grader will flex his…

Wolf Pack LEADERS – January 2024

Because leadership development is a core focus of our school’s curriculum and culture and one of our Education Power Pillars, we have implementing a Wolf Pack Leaders recognition program that celebrates students demonstrating exemplary character,…

Beta Club Students Make Their Mark at Annual State Convention

Thirty-two Virtus Academy Elementary and Junior Beta Club students attended the state’s annual Beta Club Convention in Myrtle Beach on January 17–19, making their mark in seven competitions and qualifying for the national event this…

Recognizing inaugural Wolf Pack LEADERS

Because leadership development is a core focus of our school’s curriculum and culture and one of our Education Power Pillars, we’re implementing a Wolf Pack Leaders recognition program that celebrates students demonstrating exemplary character, conduct,…

Order Your Yearbook Online

You can now order your yearbook online, with a special price for early buyers. $35.00 until 1/11/2024$40.00 until 3/15/2024 Visit Strawbridge to order All yearbook orders are shipped in bulk and will be distributed by…

Register for Virtus Academy Fun Run Fundraiser

The day is here! You can now register for our Virtus Academy Fun Run! Our goal is to raise $12,000 for student supplies and activities. Registering is easy and free! All students will participate in…

Virtus Academy hosts outreach event with The CARE House of the Pee Dee

Dear Parents and Guardians, We are informing you about an upcoming event our school is organizing in collaboration with The CARE House of the Pee Dee. We are thrilled to announce a school outreach event…

Wolfpack Pride: Krislyn Tomlinson Achieves Perfect Score

Virtus Academy student Krislyn Tomlinson has received a Certificate of Excellence for earning a perfect score on the 4th Grade English Language Arts SCReady Assessment. Way to go, Krislyn! We are proud of your accomplishment! 

Q&A with Toni Brandt

Virtus Academy’s Co-Coordinator for Special Education & Student Services + 2023-24 Teacher of the Year How long have you been a teacher?This is my 21st year teaching, and my career has been a mix of public,…

Computer Skills Make Solutions Possible

Following COVID-19, Virtus Academy Digital Literacy and Computer Science Teacher Bertha Fladger made what she calls a “second chance” decision. Following a 17-year career as a diversity and inclusion professional, she finally pursued her dream…

World Kindness Week at Virtus, November 13–17

Participating in World Kindness is a simple yet impactful way to make a positive difference in the world. Even the smallest act of kindness can go a long way. You should never pass up an…

Veteran Care Package Drive

November 1–10 We’re partnering with the VA Clinic of Florence to honor local veterans by providing personal care packages with essential everyday items.  Please bring your donation to school November 1–10.  We’re collecting: Let’s show our…

Cesar Castro

The Advantages of Speaking Spanish

Though Spanish is his third language, Virtus Academy Spanish Teacher Cesar Castro loves exposing students to a language that can open doors to a variety of job and career opportunities.  A native of Colombia, Castro…

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Understanding Erin’s Law and Gavin’s Law

Let’s talk some more about keeping all of our students safe. Although we’ve been hyper-focused on the need for traffic safety as of late, all public schools have a duty (i.e., a legally enforceable obligation)…

Everybody Can Dance

Q&A with Kalyn Tyler, Virtus Academy Dance Teacher What do you like about teaching dance?I like that students get to move their bodies during the day, which is good for health and fitness and gives…