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Summer Hours
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Oscar Smith High School summer hours of operation are Monday to Thursday, 7:30am to 5:00pm.

The Oscar Smith Guidance is open Monday to Thursday, 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Both offices will be closed for lunch each day from 11:30-12:30 and on all major holidays. Have a wonderful summer break!

Summer Enrollment Information
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If you are trying to enroll a student for the 2017-2018 school year we ask that you call Oscar Smith Guidance to set up an appointment at (757)-548-0992. Complete information can be found in the Enrollment Letter.

Summer Assignments
Summer Assignments
For those of you enrolled in PDP, IB, or AP classes next fall the Summer Assignments are now posted. Please read the instructions carefully and complete all steps outlined in the PDF for each class. Contact individual teachers if you need assistance or have further questions.

Congratulations, Mrs. Garrett!
Kinyatta Garrett
At Monday's School Board Meeting it was announced that Mrs. Garrett, our current Assistant Principal of Instruction, will be the new Principal of Oscar Smith Middle School. We will all miss her and her tireless work ethic, but are excited for this achievement in her life and know that Oscar Smith Middle will benefit greatly from having her there. Congrats to you, Mrs. Garrett!!

Study Hall Update
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There will be no study hall or 4:40 busses until Tuesday, June 6th. Study Hall and the 4:40 bus will operate Tuesday, June 6th; Wednesday, June 7th; and Thursday, June 8th. June 8th will be the LAST DAY for study hall and the 4:40 bus.

2017 CHESAPEAKE Teacher of the Year!
JT Taylor
UPDATE: Mr. Taylor was honored as the 2017 Chesapeake Teacher of the Year!! Last night at Indian River High School, Oscar Smith's own JT Taylor was announced as the Chesapeake Public Schools' Teacher of the Year!! Mr. Taylor works tirelessly with students daily, mentors students after school, and even had a book published to help teacher's maintain motivation on a daily basis. He is truly an exceptional teacher and person; we are proud to call him a Tiger and now the Teacher of the Year!!

Spring Physicals
Physicals
Physicals will be available at Oscar Smith on two days this spring: May 9th will be for ALL SPORTS and May 16th will be for FOOTBALL (mostly football). All Physicals to be held at 4:15 and will cost $20, cash only! Pages 1, 2, & 4 of the Physical Form must be completed and are also available in the main office.

Student Dress Code Reminder
Dress Code
Please take a minute to review the Student Dress Code Policy for Oscar Smith High School. The policy is also available for viewing in the student agenda. If an agenda is lost, a replacement can be purchased from Mrs. Kinsey in Guidance before school for $5.

Potential Academy Options Survey
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A Chesapeake Public Schools' Potential High School Academy Options Survey is now available by clicking this SURVEY LINK. Parent and citizen input is very valuable to CPS and your responses will assist us as we continue to explore new and exciting ways to support all the students of Chesapeake Public Schools. All responses are anonymous; thanks in advance for participating.

2 State Champion Tigers Crowned!
Majette, Motley, and Carpenter
Oscar Smith High School Wrestling took home 2 individual State Championships this year with T. Majette winning at 126 pounds and B. Carpenter at 170 pounds. This is Coach Motley's second and third State Champions since taking over from the legendary, Hall of Famer, Sid Savoy 4 years ago. Congrats to the whole #warmupgang on a great season and special congrats to our newest State Champions!

Oscar Smith's Kenny Easley Elected to HOF!
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Oscar Smith Graduate Kenny "The Enforcer" Easley has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Easley was an electric player while at Oscar Smith becoming the first player to throw and rush for 1,000 yards in the same season in Virginia. Kenny went on to UCLA (3 time All-American) before being drafted by the Seattle Seahawks (1981-1987) where he would be selected for 5 Pro-Bowls, win NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1984, and be chosen for the All-Decade Team. In 1996 Oscar Smith Honored Kenny by naming the Football field in his honor (Beard-DeLong-Easley Field). Kenny will be joining the Pro Football Hall of Fame along with 6 others in the 2017 class and has chosen his former coach at Oscar Smith, Tommy Rhodes, to give his induction speech. Congrats to Kenny and his family for this amazing honor.

College Board Teams with Khan Academy
Khan Academy SAT Practice
CollegeBoard and KhanAcademy have teamed up to create Official SAT Practice and it's FREE!! You can get personalized practice recommendations based on your PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 8/9 results. To learn more, including how to sign up, click HERE or contact your guidance counselor for more information.

Synergy Apps Available!!
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The ParentVUE and TeacherVUE apps are now available. These apps can be downloaded for free in Apple and Android markets and allow users to track most Synergy features on mobile devices (phone, tablet, etc...). You can learn more, including how to set up the app, by clicking on the following links: StudentVUE (PDF) or ParentVue (PDF).


Study Hall at OSHS
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Study Hall will be held every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday starting on September 13th. Transportation home will be provided at 4:50. Click HERE for a complete list of subjects and locations. Don't miss this FREE opportunity for extra tutoring!!

Text Message Updates Available From CPS
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Chesapeake Public Schools is excited to launch a new service for parents that will enhance communication by delivering important information via SMS text messaging, such as delayed school openings or emergency closings due to weather. This service is intended to enhance communication and will not replace any existing form of communication.

Click HERE for School Messenger Terms of Use and HERE for School Messenger Privacy Statement.

To Register: Text subscribe, optin, or yes to 67587
Successful subscribers will receive a confirmation message on their mobile phones.

To Unregister:Text STOP to 67587
For Help:Text HELP to 67587

Standard text and data rates apply.

1.2.3.4 Community Program
Farm Fresh Food & Pharmacy
Help Oscar Smith earn FREE educational equipment and supplies from Farm Fresh Food and Pharmacy! From now until May 31st, each time you checkout at Farm Fresh please scan our school's key tag. This will help our school earn points towards much needed classroom equipment and supplies. The scan cards that you received last year are still active. If you do not have one, they may be picked up in the main office. Please feel free to take extra to pass out to family, friends, co-workers and neighbors.
Thanks for your support!

Bus Drivers Needed!
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Chesapeake Public Schools is hiring bus drivers. Perks include but are not limited to: Summers off, full benefits, 5 hour work days, inclusion in the Virginia Retirement System, and all school holidays off. Click HERE to see the full flyer with additional information.


OSHS Named a Blue Star School AGAIN!
Wise blue star school 2016 - Graduating financially literate students
Once again, Oscar Smith High School has been named a 2015-2016 W!SE Blue Star School. Blue Star status is awarded to a school, testing more than ten students, that has achieved a 75% passing rate on our Financial Literacy Certification Test and has EITHER a majority of students on a given grade level take the Test OR have the students who took it achieve an average score of 85% or higher. This is no small feat; congrats to all Faculty and Students who were involved in this honor!!


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