Art of Being a Military Child (AoBMC) is a partnership with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS), the School Liaison Officers from JEB Little Creek-Fort Story (JEBLCFS) and NAS Oceana (NASO), and Lynnhaven Mall modeled after the Military Child Education Coalition’s (MCEC) annual Call for the Arts. This year marks the 9th annual AoBMC Exhibit and Celebration, an event established to recognize April as the Month of the Military Child. The AoBMC contest, open to all VBCPS students (military and civilian), began in 2013 in Virginia Beach. This year AoBMC will offer a unique opportunity to view student artwork both at Lynnhaven Mall and through the AoBMC website. Thank you to all the teachers and students who supported Art of Being a Military Child.


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Please take a moment to view remarks from Captain Witherspoon, commanding officer of Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story.

Please take a moment to view remarks from Dr. Spence, Superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Art of Being a Military Child Primary Grades K-2

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Art of Being a Military Child Intermediate Grades 3-5

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Art of Being a Military Child Middle Grades 6-8

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Art of Being a Military Child High Grades 9-12

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