Our Principal, Dr. Marjorie Stealey
In 2012, Dr. Stealey was selected as Norfolk Public School's Outstanding Administrator of the year. Also, in 2010, she was named Virginia's "Outstanding High School Principal" by her peers in the Virginia Association of Secondary School Princi(VASSP). The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) also selected her as one of the three high school national finalists in 2011. Dr.Stealey graduated from Bowling Green State University with a B. S. in English Education. She earned her M.S. in Educational Administration from Old Dominion University and her Ph. D. from Virginia Tech. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the effectiveness of the teacher training programs of Capturing Kids' Hearts. Dr. Stealey also serves on the Virginia Department of Education Technology Advisory Board and the Board of Directors for the Chesapeake Bay Alcohol Safety Action Program.
Norview High School has been awarded numerous awards during Dr. Stealey's tenure for reducing the gap in student performance between White and African American Students, improving academic achievement, increasing AP participation and the pass rate of AP scores. Norview has received the Blue Ribbon Award and the Drug Free Award from the U. S. Department of Education, Model High School Award from the International Center for Leadership in Education, Dispelling the Myth Award from the Educational Trust Foundation, and the National Change Award from Fordham University. Norview has also been recently named a Bronze Award Winner by the U. S. News and World Report Magazine.
Assistant Principal, Sonja Hale
Education plays a pivotal role in Mrs. Hale’s life. She has two sons in college and a daughter in elementary school. She holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from Old Dominion University. In addition, she holds an Educational Specialist Degree from George Washington University. Mrs. Hale served 10 years in the Army Reserves where she obtained several job classifications.
Mrs. Hale began her educational career in Norfolk Public Schools and has held the following position: History / Social Science teacher, History / Social Science Department Chairman and Dean of Students. Prior to her current assignment at Norview High School, Mrs. Hale was accepted into the inaugural Charlotte cohort of New Leaders (formerly New Leaders for New Schools) where she served as a resident principal and an assistant principal at the middle and elementary levels.
Assistant Principal, Angela Bell
Mrs. Angela Bell received a BA in Communications Education from Robert Morris University in May 2002 and a Masters of Education in Administration & Supervision from University of Phoenix in October 2006. She worked one year in Hagerstown, MD at South Hagerstown High as English Teacher and nine years at IC Norcom High School in Portsmouth as English Teacher and Department Chair teaching English 9 and Mass Media. She is married and has two children.
Assistant Principal, John Hatcher
Dr. Hatcher is a veteran of the United States Navy and received a commendation from the Secretary of the Navy. Mr. Hatcher is a first generation college graduate receiving a BA degree as a "Pathways to Teach Scholar" at Kean University. Dr. Hatcher received his Master of Arts degree in Education Administration from Kean University in December 2001 and an his doctoral degree from Regent University. He was an assistant principal at Irvington High School in NJ for two years. Dr. Hatcher has been a part of Norfolk Public Schools since moving to Virginia in 2005 and has received a number of community service awards including the Congressional Recognition from Congressman Glen Nye and Peacemaker of the Year by VCRC (2010), Safe Harbor Award (2009), and Bank of American Local Hero Award (2008).
Dr. Hatcher enjoys spending quality time with his wife of 17 years and his five wonderful children. He is currently completing his doctorate at Regent University.
Athletic Director, Becky Boucher
Ms. Boucher joined the Norview staff in 2012 as Athletic Director. Prior to that, she worked for the Norfolk Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Tampa Bay Rays. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from Old Dominion University. She also completed her Master of Business Administration at Old Dominion University.
Her philosophy is dedicated to the development of the total student athlete. Both the physical and psychological growth of each person is conscientiously considered when planning and implementing our athletic program. Our professional staff is aware of the individual needs of our students as well as the social implications of being able to work as a member of a team. Dedicated students are given the opportunity through extensive training, excellent equipment, and good coaching to reach their maximum potential. Our goal is to develop young men and women to be successful citizens in our highly competitive world.
Academic Affairs Chair, Tracey Penny
Mrs. Penny became a counselor with Norview High School in 1998. She was a business education teacher prior to becoming a counselor at Norview. Mrs. Penny received her bachelor’s degree from St. Paul’s College and her Master of Arts degree form Norfolk State University. She is also scholarship chair; where she has helped students to receive over 30 million dollars in scholarships.
She is married to a wonderful husband of 16 years and they have two fantastic children.