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Last Day for Yearbook Sales 5/1!
Have you ordered your Tiger yearbook yet? This week is the last week to order. Books are $75 and you may bring cash or check to school, or you can order online at HERE with credit card. Ms. LaRossa and the yearbook staff will be in the cafeteria during all lunches Tuesday through Friday so that you can order and pay during lunch. After this week, no more yearbooks can be ordered. If any yearbooks are left over in June, they will be sold for $80.

Restaurant Week for Chesapeake Schools
Restaurant Week
Chesapeake's annual Restaurant Week to support Chesapeake students will be May 1st through May 8th. A donation from each meal will go to the Chesapeake Public Schools Education Foundation. Click HERE for the flyer that includes a list of all participating locations. Thank you in advance for your support!

Spring Flower Sale
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It's that time of year and our annual Spring Flower Fundraiser is underway, featuring BEAUTIFUL petunias, begonias, impatiens, and marigolds!!! Orders are due by 4/29 and the delivery date is Saturday, 5/2. Here is a copy of the order form, along with a few pictures, so you can see these colors (one of the red leaf begonias and one of the pink/blue petunias). Thanks for your continued support of the Oscar Smith High Orchestra Program!!

SCA Talent Showcase: Saturday, April 25th
Talent Show 2015
The 2nd Annual SCA Talent Showcase and Competition will be held Saturday, April 25th in the OSHS Auditorium. The show begins at 7pm. Tickets are $6.00 in advance and $8.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at school in room A4 or from any showcase competitor. Smith has some amazing talent!! You don't want to miss it! There will also be special performances by Smith's own Jam Club, former students in the band "Just Standing", and a very special staff band made up of Al Staggs, Jack Elgin, Julie DeVoe, Chris Simon, Danielle Lyons, and Colin Williams! Tickets on sale in A4 ONLY before school and 3rd block. Hope to see you there!!

Wiesel Writing Competition
Miguel Alacorn & Megan Perkins
Two Pre-IB English 10 students placed in the annual Elie Wiesel Writing Competition sponsored by the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater. Miguel Alarcon (left) placed second in the Senior Poetry Division and Megan Perkins (right) placed second in the Senior Essay Division. These students were honored at the Yom HaShoah commerative ceremony on April 15th at Congregation Beth El in Norfolk. Additonally (and not pictured), Samantha Bouthilette, Matthew Crittenden, Abigail Cassin, Kara Reiser, Courtney Coates, Simon Davenport, and Ria Williams were all finalists in the Senior Poetry Division, while Emma Fitzgerald and Claire Garnier were finalists in the Senior Essay division.

Post Prom
Oscar Smith will hold this year's Post Prom Party at Chilled Ponds Ice Skating Rink in Greenbrier. Post Prom will begin at 11:30pm on Friday, May 8th and will end at 3:30am on Saturday, May 9th. The event is COMPLETELY FREE to all seniors and one guest. There will be great prizes, tons of food, games, a caricature artist, and unlimited ice skating!!! Permission forms are available in the main office and are due back to Mrs. Salmon in room A4 by Wednesday, April 29th.

Dr. Frazier Awarded DTE
Dr Maurice Frazier
March 27th, Dr. Frazier traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to attend the annual International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) conference. During the conference he was awarded the Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional (DTE) award of excellence. The title is one of the highest honors that can be received in the field. Congratulations to Dr. Frazier! To find about more about the DTE, click HERE.

SOL Intervention Available
SOL Intervention
SOL Intervention begins April 14th and will continue through the end of the school year. Sessions are held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with transportation home provided at 4:50. Click HERE to see the full schedule of sessions.

OSHS Student Production: Rosie the Riveter
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The Oscar Smith High School Theatre Department Presents... Rosie the Riveter by local playwright and Great Bridge HS alum, Trey Clarkson, produced by special arrangement with Eldridge Publishing Company in the OSHS Auditorium.

Friday May 15: doors @ 7:00pm curtain @ 7:30pm
Saturday May 16: doors @ 7:00pm curtain @ 7:30pm
Sunday May 17: doors @ 2:00pm curtain @ 2:30pm

Tickets available for purchase HERE
Click HEREfor a full description

OSHS Graduation Yard Signs!
Yard Signs
The Oscar Smith High School PTSA is offering a Graduation Yard sign for your 2015 graduate. They make great gifts for your Senior from parents, grandparents or friends. Funds raised go towards PTSA scholarships. Signs are weatherproof, full color and measure 18" x 24". A yard stake is included. Signs will be shipped directly to your address. The cost is $25.00.

Signs can be purchased directly by clicking HERE

2014-2014 Teacher of the Year!
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Ms. Patty LaRossa for being named the 2014-2015 Oscar Smith High School Teacher of the Year! Ms. LaRossa is an English Teacher, Yearbook lady, and amazing remediation specialist. To learn more about our reigning Teacher of the Year, click HERE.

Oscar Smith Named W!se Blue Star School
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Oscar Smith High School was recently named a Blue Star School as a result of our students' performance on the 2013-2014 W!se Financial Literacy Certification Test. You can learn more about W!se Financial Literacy by clicking HERE. Congratulations to all Teachers and Students involved!

Study Hall at OSHS
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Study Hall Busses will begin running Tuesday, September 9th. The bus leaves promptly at 4:50pm. This service runs Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Please click HERE for the complete Study Hall schedule.

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.

To Register: Text subscribe, optin, or yes to 68453
Successful subscribers will receive a confirmation message on their mobile phones.

To Unregister:Text STOP to 68453
For Help:Text HELP to 68453

Standard text and data rates apply.

Important Events

Apr 24th - Special Games

Apr 25th - SCA Talent Show

Apr 30th - NHS Induction

May 4th - Teacher Appreciation Week

May 5th - Crestwood Middle Band Concert

May 12th - End of 3rd Quarter

May 15th - Drama Production

May 16th - Drama Production

May 17th - Drama Production

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