School Counseling

Parent-Guardian-Teacher Conference Request Form
Registrar - Ms. Elizabeth Sokol
Phone: 757-648-5711
Fax: 757-479-8962
School Year Office Hours: 7:00a - 3:30p M-F 
Registration by appointment 

Diploma Replacements
Record Release Form (transcripts)
As a former VB student, how can I obtain a copy of my transcript? Former students, or parent/guardians of students under the age of eighteen are required to complete, sign and date the Record Release Form. 
For Graduation Verification - call 757-263-6984 

Attendance -
Mrs. Hiroko Burch
Phone: 757-648-5703 (Please leave a message.  Your message will be processed.)
Check your students real-time attendance record on ParentVUE
Email: [email protected]

Absences/Truancy School and Class Attendance Policy - Grades K-12 5-17.1
At the high school level, absences are computed for each class. A student who misses more than fifteen (15) minutes of any class will be counted absent for that class.

Reporting Absence Reason - Please report your student absence in one of the following ways:

  1. Using the hyperlink, "Send Note to School" in the evening attendance AlertNow message. 
  2. Email [email protected] with the following information in your email:
    • your student's registered first and last name,
    • date of absence,
    • reason for absence,
    • and student ID number (if available) 
  3. Phone call absence report must be followed up via electronic absence report or email.
  4. For absence at ATC, VoTech, or Governor's School of Arts, please follow the attendance notification procedure for that respective school.
Pre-Approved Absence Request - Send the request to [email protected] at least 3 school days prior to the requested absence date. Please include your student’s registered first and last name, date(s) of absence, reason for absence, and student ID number (if available) in your email.

Early Release Request - Submit an early release request from using this form by 8:00am on the morning of, and no earlier than, the day before the requested date. Last minute requests may not be processed in a timely manner.  In case of emergency, please leave a message at 757-648-5703 or 757-648-5700.

Staff Contact Information

Ms. Julie Melendez - Department Chair
Serving students with last names Che - D

Mr. W. Terry Calhoun
Serving students with last names Maq - Ph

Ms. Hayva Hill
Serving students with last names Str - Z

Mrs. Stacy Kepple
Serving students with last names A - Cha 

Mr. Marcus Rinehardt
Serving students with last names Pi -Sto

Ms. Emily Snyder
Serving students with last names Ho - Map

Ms. Emily Wilson
Serving students with last names E - Hi

ACCESS Advisor - Ms. Sara Gastler
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Instruction and assistance in the college application and 
financial aid process
757-648-5700 Ext. 58865

Student Support Counselor - Ms. Chelisa Jackson
Tuesday, Wednesday