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Police: Teen arrested after girl allegedly sexually assaulted inside Suffolk high school  WTKR News 3

SUFFOLK, Va. - A 16-year-old was arrested on Monday for charges including abduction & kidnapping, sexual battery and strangling another causing wounding.



LHS biomedical program graduates 17 - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

With kind words and emotional farewells, 17 Lakeland High School seniors graduated from the school's Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences Program on ...



High school student charged with sexual battery, strangulation in Suffolk  WAVY-TV

A 16-year-old high school student was arrested Monday after the teen allegedly held another student against her will and committed sexual battery earlier this ...



Jones named new Lakeland coach - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Former Oscar Smith High School defensive coordinator Joe Jones will be the new head football coach at Lakeland High School. A little over a month after coach ...



Knight steps down as Lakeland coach - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

By Matthew Hatfield. Correspondent. The football coaching carousel in the city of Suffolk continues to spin. As the month of April commenced, it did so with ...



She survived her mother's death, took on a new school and became a Suffolk valedictorian  Virginian-Pilot

Lakeland High School valedictorian Trinity Lauren McRae found her way after her mother died in part through the school's vigorous biomedical science program ...



Suffolk student facing charges for unlawful filming  WTKR News 3

SUFFOLK, Va. – A Suffolk student now faces charges of unlawful filming after he air dropped *content* of a staff member without their consent. On February 7, an ...



IN SESSION: After 40 years, retiring Suffolk teacher finds successor in former student  13newsnow.com WVEC

SUFFOLK, Va. — An agriculture teacher in Suffolk retired Friday after 40 years in the district, but not before first finding a suitable replacement. Ron Daughtrey ...



Student charged with unlawful filming - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

An 18-year old Lakeland High School student has been arrested after allegedly filming a staff member without consent and then sharing it with other students.



Edge volleyball makes mark in Suffolk - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A Suffolk volleyball team is looking to expand its organization and make its mark being based out of Suffolk. Suffolk Edge, a sister organization to the Tidewater ...



'Madness' for Lakeland basketball, cheer - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

It was an electrifying night of basketball, cheer and school spirit in the Lakeland High School gymnasium Tuesday evening. There were competitions between ...



Suffolk grad keeps her father's memory close as she heads to U.Va. on full scholarship  Virginian-Pilot

Tatiyahna S. Blakely, a 2018 top honors graduate and salutatorian of her Lakeland High School senior class, awaits a bright future.But she regrets that her father ...



Lakeland takes 3A indoor track championship - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Lakeland High School's boys' track team won the 3A East indoor regional track and field championship Wednesday at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton.



Suffolk teacher of the year aims to give students self-confidence  Virginian-Pilot

Patricia Waegerle thought her biggest thrill of 2019 was being named Suffolk Citywide Teacher of the Year, but then she got to cradle in her arms for the first time ...



Suffolk parents, alumni, unhappy over conditions of school locker rooms  WAVY-TV

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Lakeland High School alumni and parents are unhappy over the conditions caught on camera in weight and locker rooms at the school.



Male mentoring program at Suffolk school aims to help students develop life goals  Virginian-Pilot

A male mentoring program developed by Assistant Principal Tina Paul at Lakeland High School offers workshops aimed at helping young men develop ...



2018 Old School Classic set for Saturday - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Fans and alumni will be able to take a stroll down memory lane once again this weekend during the fifth annual Old School Classic at Lakeland High School.



Search process begins for new superintendent - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Suffolk School Board took its first steps toward finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Dr. Deran Whitney, but not without some splintering over ...



Lakeland students deliver holiday cheer - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Lakeland High School students used their precise hands and expressive faces to deliver holiday music to children that typically can't enjoy the songs. “Talking ...



Suffolk totals nine for VHSL all-state - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Suffolk players received a wealth of accolades at the state level after a strong year for football in the city. All-state honorees were finally released this week, and ...



LHS valedictorian wants to improve medical treatments - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories on the valedictorians of Suffolk's five high schools. Watch this space the rest of the week for the other ...



LHS hosts 'Old School Classic' - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

By Henry Luzzatto. Correspondent. Suffolk's basketball players will have a chance to relive their glory days on Saturday at the Old School Classic at Lakeland ...



Relaying to remember, Relaying against cancer - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Hundreds of friends, family members and survivors gathered at the Nansemond River High School track on Saturday to walk during Relay for Life of Suffolk.



Scholarship promotes positivity, hope for answers - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Quantez Russell's Scholarship Fund is accepting essay submissions for scholarships that will be awarded to one student at each public high school in ...



Lakeland High student arrested for making bomb threat  wtkr.com

A Lakeland High School student was arrested Thursday afternoon for making a bomb threat.



LHS gets new football coach - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Lakeland High School found an ideal candidate for its head football coach position right here in Suffolk as it recently named King's Fork High School defensive ...



Let's talk about depression, suicide - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Nearly a dozen parents and educators came out to King's Fork High School on Wednesday evening for a preview and discussion on teen suicide. They watched ...



Social media threats directed at several Virginia schools after the Fl. school shooting  WSET

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WSET) - Police are investigating threats made at several high schools in the Hampton Roads area following the Florida high school ...



Local alumni basketball games set - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

King's Fork High School will host four alumni basketball games on Saturday featuring men and women from teams of Suffolk's past. King's Fork High School ...



Suffolk Police arrest 19-year-old after social media post investigation  WTKR News 3

SUFFOLK, Va. – The Suffolk Police department said Thursday that it has arrested a suspect after an investigation into concerning social media posts.



Going old school - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Clint Wright is putting together a blast from the area's basketball past this Friday to help improve Lakeland High School's future on the hardwood. The Peanut ...



Planners approve new development - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A proposal for up to 140 homes on more than 21 acres along Holland Road near Kilby Shores received a green light from the Suffolk Planning Commission ...



Students 'explode' pumpkins - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Scores of third-graders at Kilby Shores Elementary School shrieked with delight Monday as they watched blue and red sludge ooze from the eyes, noses and ...



"Under the Sea" gala has guests diving into their pockets for the Suffolk arts program  Virginian-Pilot

At least 60 students and art teachers put their artwork on display Feb. 22 for the annual Suffolk Education Foundation Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront.



Suffolk students share success stories at Access College Foundation event  Virginian-Pilot

Since 2003, when Access College Foundation started partnering with Suffolk Public Schools, it has helped about 3700 seniors obtain college funding totaling ...



Lakeland falls just short of state title - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Lakeland High School track and field team were within arm's reach of a Class 3 outdoor state championship. The team came just a couple of points away ...



Meet the top graduates in Suffolk's schools  Virginian-Pilot

A graduation tribute to the area's best and brightest.



Suffolk Public Schools put focus on student mental health with new initiative  WTKR News 3

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Public Schools are tackling the issue of teen depression head-on. The school division is partnering with the Sarah Michelle Peterson ...



Another queen crowned - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy's Bridget McKneely was crowned the 2018 Peanut Queen at the Queen's Banquet Thursday night at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk ...



Educator Vivian Covington retiring from Suffolk Public Schools after 39 years  Virginian-Pilot

When Vivian Picot Covington first applied for a teaching job in Suffolk in 1978, she thought it was "pretty neat" to meet a female principal in what was traditionally ...



13 science leaders graduate - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A group of industrious “guinea pigs” at Lakeland High School was recognized Wednesday as the first graduating class for the school's Project Lead the Way ...



High school golf preview | Pair of brothers lead Kellam to the top  Virginian-Pilot

The Knights lost Cam Barackman to graduation after their 12-0 regular season and second-place finish in last year's Class 6 state tournament. But brothers ...



967 graduate from SPS - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Students from Lakeland, King's Fork and Nansemond River high schools — 967 of them in total — walked across the stage in three different commencement ...



Confident, powerful girls to run a 5K on Dec. 16 in Suffolk  Virginian-Pilot

Girls on the Run, a nonprofit that organizes 5Ks for girls, is more than a running organization.The group, with a themed run scheduled for Dec. 16 in Suffolk ...



New principals named - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Suffolk School Board has appointed six new administrators, including new principals at Lakeland and King's Fork high schools and at Booker T. Washington ...



Children with hearing impairments visit “Signing Santa” at MacArthur Center  WTKR News 3

Thanksgiving isn't until next week, but Santa is already making a stop in Norfolk.



"I was brutally attacked by white supremacists": Suffolk native says he was beaten at Charlottesville protest  Virginian-Pilot

A 20-year-old Suffolk native's story of being beaten by white supremacists during the weekend's violence in Charlottesville has gone viral after photos and ...



Suffolk students become experts at blood spatters, fingerprints and investigations  Virginian-Pilot

At the eighth annual Forensics Camp held by the Suffolk Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, students got first-hand experience collecting mock crime scene ...



Dual enrollment students graduate - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

An increasing number of Suffolk seniors are graduating from Paul D. Camp Community College before they even graduate from high school. Last week, three ...



Pruden gets new director - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The new director of The Pruden Center of Industry and Technology says he's excited by the opportunity to help give young people a head start in the workforce.



Scholarship memorializes missing man - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Almost three years after the disappearance of her son, Joan Turner has started a scholarship fund in his name with the help of family. “Because of us not ...



Suffolk seniors have access to success - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Access College Foundation held its annual Suffolk Donor Recognition Luncheon Tuesday afternoon at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. The event exists to ...



The power of giving back: Dominion Energy manager wins award, gives $5K to charity  Virginian-Pilot

Dominion Energy manager Tonya Denise Byrd of Suffolk was recognized in April as one of six Benjamin J. Lambert III Volunteers of the Year. Byrd is donating ...



LHS valedictorian heads to U.Va. - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Editor's Note: This is the second in the Suffolk News-Herald's annual series of stories on the valedictorians at Suffolk's five high schools. Myra Bailey is the ...



Nansemond-Suffolk Academy building basketball team for future success  Virginian-Pilot

It starts with the hiring of the right coach. Under former Forest Glen High School standout and NBA player coach Lamont Strothers, the team's record improved ...



Warriors take down Cavs - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Warriors baseball team won the first matchup with Lakeland High School for this season. Nansemond River High School baseball took their home matchup ...



"You witness a lot of death": 83-year-old Holocaust survivor shares story with Lakeland High students  Virginian-Pilot

Dana Cohen, an 83-year-old Holocaust survivor, told her story Monday to Lakeland High School students, who are likely in the last generation able to speak live ...



Hampton Roads teens get tips on social media and self-esteem at Suffolk summit  Virginian-Pilot

The well-attended 2018 Suffolk Teen Summit included sessions for parents about how to recognize signs of gang activity and programs for youth about social ...



“Part of me is missing”: Family and friends gather to remember shooting victim  wtkr.com

A big smile and an energetic, upbeat personality. That's what friends and family say they'll remember about Patrick Cochrane.



Jones, Everson wed - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Taylor Jordan Everson and James Randall Jones were married on Sept. 23, 2017, at The Love Well Wedding Lodge, Pembroke, in the beautiful mountains of ...



Students with developmental difficulties get hands-on experience at Maryview hospital  Virginian-Pilot

After completing Project Search internships at Maryview hospital, five students with developmental challenges were recognized at a June 8 ceremony.



Mosaic created from bottle tops - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A mosaic created by thousands of donated plastic bottle tops is driving home the message about how much plastic Americans consume and the need to recycle ...



ACCESS College Foundation, 30 years | 2018 milestone anniversary  Virginian-Pilot

We're having a 30th anniversary celebration in October and plan to expand our high school services to full-time at Indian River High School in Chesapeake and ...



Nansemond River girls track team wins fourth consecutive state title  Virginian-Pilot

Nansemond River High School is running out of room in its gymnasium to hang championship banners. The Lady Warriors didn't help matters Feb. 27, winning ...



Jury: 53 years for murderer - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

TyQuan Lewis' family would have been watching him walk across the stage at Lakeland High School next month. Instead, they watched in a courtroom Monday ...



20-year library media specialist wins 2016 City-Wide Teacher of the Year in Suffolk  wtkr.com

Suffolk Public Schools honored some pretty amazing educators this week. They crowned the 2016 City-Wide Teacher of the year and honored a few other ...



A love of reading - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Lakeland High School students brought the whimsical words of Dr. Seuss to first-graders and kindergarteners at Kilby Shores Elementary School on Tuesday.



SPS announces appointments - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Ronald Leigh, principal at Hillpoint Elementary School, is now the principal of King's Fork High School. Leigh has been a principal with Suffolk Public Schools ...



Peace walk planned for Suffolk native beaten by racists in Charlottesville  Virginian-Pilot

A peace walk has been planned for Saturday evening in support of Deandre Harris, a 20-year-old Suffolk native who was beaten by white supremacists during ...



19-year-old arrested after videos surface of minors carrying marijuana, firearms  13newsnow.com

SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection to an investigation into a number of social media videos that show minors ...



Suffolk man now missing two years - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Joan Turner recalls the exact time two years ago that she got word her son had been shot. Nov. 11, 2015. 9:04 p.m. A friend called and said she'd heard ...



Youth Achievement Awards given - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Outstanding Community *Service* Award: Kenya Rivers is not only a sophomore at Lakeland High School, she is also enrolled in Paul D. Camp Community ...



Woman killed in Portsmouth dated the man charged with shooting her, family says  Virginian-Pilot

Keytondra Wilson, whom family and friends called “KeKe,” was found fatally shot about 3 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Prentis Park neighborhood, near the intersection of ...



High school JROTC cadets become airmen for the week at Langley AFB  Daily Press

About 70 high school cadets are spending the week in the Air Force Junior ROTC Summer Leadership School hosted at Langley Air Force Base. Tuesday, they ...



2017 High School Golf Preview  Virginian-Pilot

Top 5 teams in South Hampton Roads. 1. Kellam. Duo of senior Cam Barackman and Leonard Park, a junior, gives Knights a formidable one-two punch, and ...



KFHS hosts hoops showcase - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

All three Suffolk public schools, as well as schools from the area and beyond will have teams participating in the King's Fork High School January Basketball ...



She called 911, said her ex-boyfriend was following her. When Portsmouth police arrived, she was dead.  Virginian-Pilot

Just before she was killed earlier this month, Keytondra Wilson called 911 to say her ex-boyfriend pulled a gun on her and was following her, according to ...



Police investigating after social media threats target local schools  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating several threats made towards local schools over the weekend. A concerned parent sent a screen shot of an Instagram ...



Death of 23-year-old man in Suffolk being investigated as homicide  Virginian-Pilot

Police identified the man who died as Dalvin Henderson of Suffolk. They initially said they were investigating a shooting but declined to say how Henderson died ...



Church plans elaborate Easter production - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A local church is preparing for its Easter stage production this Sunday. Southside Baptist Church members will hold its Easter drama “The Resurrection of a ...



Served and delivered - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Friday will forever be a special day to remember for Nansemond River High School girls' tennis coach James “Shamus” Riley. It was a day made of “win,” on and ...



Victim survived 2015 shooting - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Aaron L. “Poundcake” Hunter, 23, survived the first time he was shot. But unfortunately, the same didn't happen on Friday, when he was shot and killed at Wilson ...



Boo Williams holiday tournament is a girls basketball festival  Virginian-Pilot

In years past, the Princess Anne girls basketball team came to the Boo Williams/Ronald Curry Christmas Tournament with its sights set on winning the event.



Eric Zivan Brown Jr. - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Eric Zivan Brown Jr., 21, affectionately known as “Chuckie,” passed away on Jan. 16, 2017. Chuckie was a 2013 graduate of Lakeland High School. He was a ...



Cutting for kids at Christmas - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Local barber Herbert “Big Herb” Smith hopes to brighten the lives of as many needy Suffolk children as he can this Christmas. At Professional Touch Barber ...



Kids enjoy Hoops-4-Life - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Local youths have been embracing the opportunity to hone their skills on the hardwood at the Hoops-4-Life summer basketball camp, with leaders dedicated to ...



Va. Sports Hall of Fame adds Suffolk board members - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Suffolk now has a trio of representatives on the board of directors for the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. LaTasha Colander Clark and Mike Duman ...



Historic Quaker congregation in Suffolk commemorated with roadside marker  Virginian-Pilot

In the woods and swamps of southern Suffolk, the Quakers thrived, largely uninterrupted for hundreds of years. It was the way they liked it. That didn't change ...



A car wash and some unity - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

By Henry Luzzatto. Correspondent. Lakeland High School's field hockey team spent Saturday washing cars in the summer heat to raise money for the upcoming ...



Travis Nathaniel Skeeter - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Travis Nathaniel Skeeter, 34, of Suffolk, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 6, 2014, near Barco, N.C.. Travis was a graduate of Lakeland High ...



'He's got a gun!' - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The bullet that killed TyQuan Lewis on Aug. 1, 2010, was just one of 15 shots fired by the man he'd met up with on Walnut Street early that morning to fight, ...



Oscar Smith has only had 6 QBs since 2002. Now, the Tigers have a new guy.  Virginian-Pilot

Cam'Ron Kelly is “one of the best athletes that ever walked through the doors at Oscar Smith," according to former coach Richard Morgan.



Youth award winners named - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Suffolk Office on Youth recently hosted the annual Suffolk Youth Achievement Awards, an event developed to celebrate the accomplishments of youth that ...



Norfolk gang member, girlfriend killed her ex in botched robbery, police say  Virginian-Pilot

A former Old Dominion University student admitted she and her boyfriend – a Crips gang member – plotted to rob her ex-boyfriend of drugs and cash, an attempt ...



Quakers seek historical marker - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A church that bills itself the oldest congregation in Suffolk is well on its way to getting a historical marker approved to educate travelers about its history.



Norcom girls are clicking when it matters most  Virginian-Pilot

The Greyhounds are on an eight-game winning streak and won the Conference 27 and Group 3A East Region titles during that span.



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Making good at Morgan State - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Lamont Brown III was a force on the gridiron for four years with Nansemond River High School, and now he's taking Suffolk on the road. OCT_4330: Former ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Police: 113 school threats, 52 arrests in Hampton Roads since Parkland shooting  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Police departments across the region have investigated 113 threats at schools and arrested 52 juveniles since the Feb.



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