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Celebrating Hard Work and Creativity at our Annual PBL Showcase

It’s not enough that a Project-Based Learning (PBL) curriculum is one of Virtus Academy’s primary teaching methods. We like to reinforce PBL’s out-of-the-box effectiveness for intellectual and social-emotional growth by celebrating how it teaches students…

Virtus Academy Junior Arie Brown Participates in a Summer Internship Program with McLeod Health

Virtus Academy scholar Arie Brown is one of eight Pee Dee students to secure a unique summer internship opportunity at McLeod Regional Medical Center, made possible through a new talent development initiative by the S.C.…

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Virtus Academy Board of Directors Election Results

I am honored to present the election results for the recently concluded Board of Directors election conducted by the Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina. I have attached the certificate of Election by the…

John Huggins

John Huggins Named Teacher of the Year Finalist for the Charter Institute at Erskine 

When Virtus Academy 5th Grade ELA teacher John Huggins was selected by his peers to represent the school as the 2024-25 Teacher of the Year, he couldn’t imagine a better feeling. That is until the…

Reading Success Leads to Sweet Rewards for Virtus Academy 5th and 6th Graders

Wolf Pack students are always up for a challenge, especially when prizes are involved. In March and April, we hosted two Ready, Set, Read contests for students in grades 4–10 using our Achieve3000 Literacy curriculum.…

VA 4th Graders Get Hands-on with Earth Science 

In Alivia Stewart’s 4th-grade science class, learning about topographic and relief maps involves more than discussing contour lines and landforms you can read about in a textbook. It consists of using your newfound knowledge to…

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…

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