Spring Music Program
Wed Apr 9 (6 pm)
The fifth grade strings will perform at 6 p.m. followed by the fourth grade’s presentation of Music Matters by Teresa Jennings. It will be a wonderful night of celebrating music!
Mon-Fri Apr 14 - 18
School will be closed
In the News
New School Hours 7:20-2:34
PTSA Scholarship Application Return to Guidance by April 24
CHORUS NEWS: Congratulations to both the Madrigals and Women's Select Ensembles for receiving a SUPERIOR rating at the District Choral Assessments recently. If you see the members of both these ensembles, please help me in congratulating them on their hard work and achievement!
TENNIS NEWS: The girls tennis team battled the cold temperatures along with their opponents to win the season opening match against Landstown. The Knights picked up the first win of the season with a 5 to 3 victory.
BASEBALL NEWS: The JV Baseball team picked up a big win against Kempsville recently. The Knights offense exploded, led by Tyler Wooten and Austin South, to help lead to the 11 to 1 victory. Tyler finished with 3 hits and scored 2 runs, and Austin added another 2 hits with 3 runs scored.
Congratulations to Mr. Carl Copon for being named Choral Director of the Year.
New Attendance Notes Policy
- VBCPS is currently in the process of reviewing School Board policy regarding electronic signatures. While the division undergoes this process, we are unable to accept emails and electronic signatures for attendance purposes.
- In all cases of absence or tardiness, students must present a written excuse from a parent/guardian to the school stating the reason for the absence.
- All excuse notes should be dropped off at the security desk.
JV Girls' Basketball News
The Lady Knights extended their winning streak to 7 games with a thrilling overtime win against Maury on Wednesday. They are now 9-2 with one game left against First Colonial on Thursday. Devyn Asercion hit the deciding foul shot with just seconds left in overtime to help clinch the 56 to 55 victory. Savannah Marshall and Bree Thompson helped lead the Knights by combining for 38 of the teams points. Savannah hit one of her four 3-point shots at the buzzer ending the 3rd quarter to get the Knights their first lead of the game. She finished with a game high of 28 points. Bree hit some clutch foul shots late in the game that helped keep the Knights in a good position to get the win. Congratulations to all team members for the exciting victory Wednesday, and good luck in the season finale next week!
The scholastic bowl team took second place in the conference tournament. The team led by Sean Burns, Iris Galante, Alexis Brownlee, and Meghan Bright all had strong matches. This finish qualifies them to compete in the Regional competition on February 14th in Richmond. Good luck scholastic knights!!
Congratulations to the following students for their success at the Waynesboro 4N6 Invitational:
Extemporaneous- 2nd place - Justin Fernandes,
5th place - Pearse O'Callaghan Original Oratory-
3rd - Gabrielle Starkey,
5th - Jodi Perdue
Impromptu- 6th place - Michael Abraham Storytelling- 3rd place - Lydia Laskey
5th place-Sabrina Heivilin Prose- 1st place-Erin Metzger, 3rd place-Tiffany Chin Loy Humorous Interpretation- 1st place - Nick Barker, 2nd place -Kyana Williams Serious Dramatic Interpretation- 3rd place - Tiffany Chin Loy
Humorous Duo- 2nd place - Hannah Hankle & Elle Palmer, 4th place - Alexis Kubica & Kenny Diedrich Serious Duo- 1st place-Olivia Hankle & Nick Cooper
2nd place-Nona Palmer & Valerie Sanchez Duo Improv-3rd place - Erin Metzger & Nona Palmer School Overall: 2nd place for large team schools
Both JV Basketball teams added wins to their Kellam records last week. The girls extended their winning streak to 6 games with a 47 to 28 victory over Bayside. Savannah Marshall led the team with 22 points scored and Caly Lassiter added another 8 to help the Knights clinch the win. The boys team followed with a balanced first half attack with 4 players each scoring 5 points for an early lead. Kevin Swihart added another 15 points in the second half and scored a game high of 20 points to help lead the team to the 47 to 42 victory. Both teams will host Maury on Wednesday when they hope to continue their winning streak.
The Kellam Gymnastics Team has raised their record to 5-1 with wins over Cox and First Colonial: Kellam - 139.425, Cox - 139.175 and FC - 124.375. The top performances were from Emily Ware, Meredith Alwine, and Natalie Marcil earned 1st, 2nd , and 3rd place in the all-around versus First Colonial. Emily won 1st place in vault, bars, and floor and Natalie won 1st place in beam. Congratulations on a fine team effort edging out the Cox Falcons by three tenths of a point. Our home meet is Monday, Feb. 2nd at 6:00.
The wrestling team followed another successful weekend with a big conference win over Kempsville on Wednesday. Austin Cole and Richard Selamaj won individual titles to help lead the Knights to the team championship in the "Ram Rumble" tournament in Williamsburg on Saturday. Matt Duffany had some key victories in the tournament to help the team clinch the title. He had one of the 7 pins for the Knights and picked up his 100th career victory. Overall, the Knights won 12 of the 14 individual bouts against Kempsville to remain undefeated in Conference matches.
The JV girls basketball team extended their winning streak to a total of 5 games by beating Green Run on Thursday. Savannah Marshall scored 17 points in the first half while Sidney Swoope and Kaitlyn Ashcraft led the team with 6 rebounds that helped the team solidify their lead. The Knights ended the game with a 62 to 28 victory, improving their record to 7 and 2.
Congratulations to all team members for the win over Green Run and good luck in the game with Bayside here next Thursday, Jan. 22.
Scholastic BowlThe scholastic bowl team finished the regular season with a big win in the match at Norview HS Tuesday. The victory gives the team a 5 and 1 record in the conference standings, and clinched the number 2 seed in the conference tournament. The Knights are now scheduled to travel to Princess Anne HS next Tuesday to compete in the tournament with a chance to move on to the region championship.
Congratulations to all team members for the success in the regular season and good luck as the post season competition begins
The JV girls basketball team added another win to their record with a big victory against Tallwood on Monday. Caly Lassiter and Savannah Marshall led the team by scoring 26 of the 47 points needed to win. The victory brings the Lady Knights to a 4/2 record. Come out and support them as they host FC on Wednesday at 5:30.
Both varsity teams have a big conference match up with Maury at home this Friday. The girls tip-off at 5:30 and the boys will follow a little after 7:00. Lets pack the gym to support the Knights as they go after the victory Friday night.
The following wrestlers will be heading to the University of Delaware to wrestle in the prestigious Beast of the East Wrestling tournament, the number one tournament in the country. It is a huge opportunity for the Kellam wrestlers to be noticed by the large number of college coaches in attendance. Way to go guys!
Austin Cole, Trey Anderson, Brandon Roseborough, James Floyd, Conner Wiley, Marco Irizarry, Enzo Irizarry Caelen Connors, Cory Jones, Mike Meier and Richard SelamajCongratulations to Reilly King, Joe Atkins, Collin Scott for making the All-State Volleyball team!