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Final Exam Schedule
Final Exam
Due to the recent school cancellations from the winter storm Oscar Smith has adjusted our End of Semester and Exam Schedules to the following:

Friday, January 27th - Bell 2 and 4 Final Exams
Monday, January 30th - Bell 1 and 3 Final Exams
Tuesday, January 31st - Full day of school for all students
Wednesday, February 1st - Teacher Work Day, no school for students
Thursday, February 2nd - First day of 2nd Semester


SOL Blitz and Study Hall Closures
Study Hall
UPDATE: There will be study hall Wednesday, January 18th and Thursday, January 19th.

STUDY HALL will NOT be held Tuesday, January 3rd through Monday, January 23rd due to the SOL Blitzes that will be held each of those evenings. This also means there are no 4:40pm study hall/activity buses. Please plan accordingly during those weeks. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The following SOL Blitzes will be held from 4pm-7pm and are for invited students who returned their RSVP forms.

January 17th - Earth Science
January 18th - Biology
January 19th - Algebra II and Geometry
January 23rd - Algebra I

Physicals at OSHS
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We will be having physicals at school on Feb. 2, 2017 at 4:15 in the gym. They are $20 (CASH) for each physical. The athlete needs to have a VHSL physical form filled out (pages 1,2 and 4) before the doctor will see you.

Mr. and Miss Oscar Smith Pageant
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The talent is rising to the top as we are set to crown the 2017 Mr. and Miss Oscar F. Smith High School on Saturday, January 28th at 7pm. Tickets can be purchased from Ms. Cirilli, or any contestant, for $6 in advance or at the door for $8. Please come show your support of our talented Tigers; we want to pack the house!

2017 Teacher of the Year!
Teacher of the Year
Oscar Smith High School is proud to announce Mr. J.T. Taylor as the 2017 Teacher of the Year! Mr. Taylor is an Oscar Smith graduate, mentor, author, pastor, and "people pusher." Mr. Taylor is an amazing example of what you can do when you "know your why!" The faculty and students at Oscar Smith are proud to call him one of our own. Congratulations, Mr. Taylor!

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 Privacty 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
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!
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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!!




Important Events

Jan 19th - Rising 9th Grade and Elective Fair

Jan 21st - IB Writing Sample

Jan 27th - 2 & 4 Final Exams

Jan 30th - 1 & 3 Final Exams

Jan 31st - Full Day of School

Feb 1st - Teacher Work Day, Schools Closed

Feb 2nd - First Day of 2nd Semester

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