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The 2015 Winners of the Future Teachers Award
Virginia Teachers For Tomorrow
Lexi Pace and Jessie-Kate Parker

 

Prom 2015

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HONOR CODE 2014-2015

The updated Honor Code is now released.
Make sure to review your personal copy HERE.

FALCON FEST 2014

Wed Aug 20 (8:00 am until 1:00 pm)

Falcon Fest, a half-day orientation program for rising ninth graders and new students. This exciting day established to introduce students to
Frank W. Cox High School. Click HERE for more details.

SPORTS FALL TRYOUTS AND PRACTICE SCHEDULES

Check HERE for the most updated information.

2014-2015 BYOD POLICY

The Frank W. Cox High School BYOD policy has been revised and updated.
Policy Guidelines Are Found HERE.

FALCON CREDIT UNION NOW OPEN

Cox Savings and LoanSee INSIDE For Your New Account!

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Morning Announcements

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Have A Safe and Enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend

ATTENTION - We Are Returning To Our Regular School Hours

On Tuesday, May 26 we will return to our regular school schedule. School hours for students are 7:20 a.m. - 2:10 p.m. Please take steps to adjust your schedules accordingly.

 

SOL Testing and Tutoring - Please check out more SOL details on the Cox website.

SOL testing begins Wed., May 27. Students will be automatically scheduled to take SOLs for classes in which they are enrolled. Students who need to take an SOL test for a previous class must register with Mr. Leon, School Improvement Specialist. Look for registration forms next week. If you do not receive a form, see Mr. Leon in room 141.

SOL tutoring is taking place after school in all SOL subjects. The schedule varies, so ask your teacher for details. SOL tutoring will continue up through May 27.

Saturday SOL Cram Session May 16. Teachers will work with students on May 16 for last-minute studying for SOL tests. There will be two sessions, 8 – 10:00 AM and 10 AM– 12:00 PM. You can attend either session or come for both and cover two subjects. No registration is necessary.

Beach Girls Rock!

Beach Girls Rock! empowerment seminar series is designed for all eight- and ninth-grade female students in Virginia Beach City Public School. See our informational BROCHURE for details.

 

Attention Seniors!

The Annual Awards Program will be here before you know it. If you wish to be recognized for your hard work and accomplishments, please bring copies of all scholarship award letters to Ms. Francis or Mrs. Silo in guidance. The awards program will be held on Wednesday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

Proud Parents of Graduating Class of 2015

Yard SignsAnnounce the success of your graduating senior by purchasing a senior yard sign.
They can be order online at https://secure.iipva.com/HSSpiritSigns/
Click on Frank W. Cox and choose between 2 styles.  Each is $25 and will be delivered directly to your home. It takes approx. 2 weeks for delivery.  The deadline is May 31st. If you have any questions, contact Mary Thuot at [email protected]

 

 

You Are Invited - UVA School of Architecture Summer Foundation Studio

The Architecture Summer Foundation Studio is a UVA class that is open to rising High School Juniors and Seniors who are accepted as visiting undergraduate Students.  If interested please look for details HERE.

PrepFactory SAT + ACT Prep


Get FREE access to 99th percentile instruction, practice tests, and social elements! 
Details on this important opportunity can be found at Prep Factory.

Cox Idol Is Back!

Cox Idol will be held on Friday, May 15 beginning @ 6:30 in the Frank W. Cox High School auditorium. 
Student tickets are $5 and $8 for adults. 
Myles Henderson, weatherman, for News Channel 3 and Bria Kelly, former “Top Ten” on the Voice from Smithfield will be 2 of our judges. 
Bria Kelly will also be available after the show for a meet and greet. 

AP Test Dates and Locations.

Please check our publication for dates and locations of all AP testing events. Look HERE for complete information.

Cox Camps 2015

Cox Camps

Cox Summer Camps information and applications are now available. Look HERE for the necessities.

Buy-A-Brick Memories

BuyABrick

Buy your engraved brick for a place on memory lane. See details HERE.

 

Gifted Announcements

Gifted testing will take place at Cox High School on May 28. Interested students should obtain a Parent Gifted Referral packet from Mrs. Roberson in 143 or the gifted bulleting board and return it completed no later than May 4. Contact Mrs. Roberson for more information at [email protected]

A parent workshop will be presented on  The Power of Mindset will be presented at the Princess Anne Elementary School library on April 21 from 6:30 till 7:30 by Gifted Resource Teacher, Jill Reid.  Parents interested in participating through Adobe Connect to contact Dr. Goff at [email protected] to obtain information on joining the meeting remotely. The website for the parents will be: http://vbschools.adobeconnect.com/vbsmindset/   Parents need not have a gifted student in order to attend or participate. For more information contact Mrs. Roberson at [email protected]

Virtual Virginia Beach - Summer School Courses and Registration

Virtual Virginia Beach e-Learning has released information concerning online Summer School offerings and scheduling. Please click HERE for details.

2015 Navy Teen summer Camp Scholarship Program

Interested in a Navy experience away from home and sometimes on the water? You should consider looking at the Navy Teen Summer Camp Scholarship Program. Look HERE for all indepth information.

NOTICE: Change in School Hours

Due to snow days the new extended school schedule will start on March 16 and continue until May 22. Extended daily school hours for students are 7:20 a.m. - 2:34 p.m.. Please take steps to adjust your schedules accordingly.

Spring Sports Schedule Released

Get your copy of the Spring Sports Schedule right HERE.

Free SAT Prep Workshops

Free May SAT prep workshops will occur on 5/21 (Critical Reading), 5/26 (Critical Reading), 5/27 (Math) and 5/28 (Writing).  Students should sign-up in Guidance to secure a spot.  For more information contact Mrs. Roberson at [email protected]

Startup High - Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program


What:  Startup High Summer Innovation Program for High School Students 
When & Where:  Summer 2015,  Town Center, Virginia Beach
Why Attend: 
 Get Internships, Connect w/Entrepreneurs, Build & Launch ventures, Have experiences worth sharing on College Applications

Weekly Activities:

  •  Engage Innovative Leaders & Entrepreneurs
  •  Coding 101
  •  Volunteer @ local non-profit
  •  Rejection Therapy
  •  Design & Pitch Personal Project
  •  Create & Leverage LinkedIn Profiles
  •  Present Learnings at Friday Graduation

Get your copy of our PROGRAM BROCHURE HERE!

Learn More & Register:  VISIT Website, WATCH 1 min Video, REGISTER Now  (many Scholarships Available), CALL Scott Kelly at 919-597-1444

 

The Falcon Voice

The 2015 Spring edition of the Falcon Voice is now available. Get all of the latest Falcon information at your finger tips.
Look HERE for your copy of the Falcon Voice.

ALL NIGHT GRADUATION

Congratulations to Celeste Lambert, our April winner!

May is the last month you can buy your ticket for the price of  $60.  In June, the price will go up to $75. The last day to purchase a ticket is June 12th.  Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.  Ticket are sold in the library, however, due to AP and SOL testing, the library will be closed at various times.  Tickets will be sold EVERY Friday, in the month of May, outside of the library, 10:45 am -12:45 pm.  A signed waiver is required at the time of purchase.  Waiver and more information on ANG can be found on the school website under PTSA.

Office 365 Pro Plus Free For All VBCPS Students

More than 68,000 VBCPS students will have free software thanks to a new program from Microsoft, the software development corporation. 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. Look HERE for details on how to obtain your software. This is the web based version of Microsoft Office 2013.

The Falcon Voice

The 2014 Winter edition of the Falcon Voice is now available. Get all of the latest Falcon information at your finger tips.
Look HERE for your copy of the Falcon Voice.

George Mason University 2015 Summer STEM Research Program

Discovery in STEM for your future! Look HERE at our information BROCHURE.

Military Recruitment

Please click here for the military recruitment junior and senior information directory

Governor’s School and Gifted Announcements

* The bus  pick up times for Governor's School for the Arts students remain exactly as they are now until after the SOL testing ends on June 5th. Students will need to leave their classes at 12:22 in order to depart Cox at 12:27. Please contact Mrs. Roberson at [email protected]

The Community Advisory Committee for Gifted Education (CAC) has openings for members for several high school zones beginning in the fall. Parents with an identified gifted child in Virginia Beach City Public Schools can apply for these openings NOW, so the committee is complete before the 2015-2016 school year begins. If  interested, please contact Mrs. Roberson at [email protected] in order to receive a nomination form. All forms are due to Mrs. Emily Assmus in the Department of Teaching and Learning as soon as possible; the committee will review the information at the June 8, 2015 meeting. Those who submit applications are strongly encouraged to attend the June 8, 2015, CAC meeting at the School Administration Building, 2512 George Mason Drive, Virginia Beach, VA, 23456, beginning at 6:30 PM in room 113.
Members are being sought for the following zones (residency must be in the high school zone regardless of the school attending): At-Large, First Colonial, Ocean Lakes, Princess Anne, and Tallwood.
*Camp Invention is offering a one-week internship opportunity this summer and we would like our Cox 10th – 12th grade students to have the opportunity to apply. The camp information, as well as the director’s information is listed below.
Camp Invention is the only nationally recognized, non-profit elementary enrichment program backed by The National Inventors Hall of Fame.  They provide immersive curricula that encourages creativity, innovation, problem solving, communication and collaboration in elementary school students.
 An integral part of this program are the Volunteer Leadership Interns. This opportunity will build leadership skills through formalized training and practical experience, introduce entrepreneurial and intellectual property concepts, strengthen college applications and provide a meaningful setting to complete required volunteer hours. Additionally, at the culmination of the experience, Volunteer Leadership Interns will receive a letter of recognition from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Interested students should either sign-up on the website (http://campinvention.org/interns/), or e-mail the director directly—this contact information is listed below.
 Location:  John B Dey Elementary School
Dates:  July 6-10, 9:00am-3:30pm
Director:  Suzanne Buhner
Contact Info: [email protected]

 

An Important Message From Your PTA - 'Link-It-Up' Program

F. W. Cox High School is partnered with various organizations in the community who generously ‘give back’ a percentage of your purchase to the school.  Here is where and how you can help.

See our 'Link-It-Up' brochure to find out how you can help.

A Message to Parents - "A Look At Assessment"

This informational brochure is designed to help you the parent better understand the various tests students take, their purpose and why they are important. The brochure provides details for tests given at the elementary, middle and high school levels, as well as indicates if they are local, state or federally mandated. This publication is updated annually.

"A Look At Assessment" - Your copy is HERE.

Parents of the Classes of 2016 and 2017

The senior All Night Graduation (ANG) celebration is a fun, safe, and alcohol free event organized by the PTSA.  It begins the night of graduation and goes until 5a.m. the next day.  This event has been held for the past 23 years.  Parents and teachers organize transportation, food, dancing, prizes, movies, and so much more. To ensure these classes have a senior ANG celebration, parents are needed NOW to participate in this year’s ANG to see how this great event is organized so that they can coordinate future celebrations. More than half of this year’s committee will be leaving along with their senior students in 2015.  If you would like to be a part of this great event, contact Anita Ward at [email protected]  Now would be the time.

Check Out the Falcon Press

Look into your copy of the Falcon Press.

Honor Code 2014-2015

The updated Honor Code is now released.
Make sure to review your personal copy HERE.

Updated Parking Policy- 2014 - 2015

Parking Regulations
Senior Parking Decal
Junior Parking Decal

Student Expectations 2014-2015

Check HERE for the most updated information.

2014-2015 BYOD Policy

The Frank W. Cox High School BYOD policy has been revised and updated.
Policy Guidelines Are Found HERE.

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Falcon Credit UnionThe Falcon Credit Union is open for business. Why don't YOU consider joining today!
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