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Playoff Football!
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Tiger Football shut out Woodside on Friday night 13-0 to advance to the State Semi-Finals Saturday against Colonial Forge (they beat Manchester). The game will kick off at 2pm with gates opening at 12:30. There will be a ticket pre-sale at Oscar Smith on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12-2 in front of the main office. All tickets are $10 (children 5 and under are free). Go Tigers!

Holiday "Kids-Fest"
The OSHS SCA will once again be hosting Holiday "Kids-Fest" Extravaganza on Saturday, December 10th from 10am-2pm in the cafeteria. Admission is $6 and includes all activities and a take home picture with Santa. Activities are geared to children age 2-12 and parental supervision is required for participation. All tickets will be sold at the door until 1:30 for $6. Come share in the holiday cheer and support OSHS SCA! For more information, please contact Tina Salmon at 548-0696 or Tina.Salmon@cpschools.com

FEMA Registration Information
Oscar Smith High School recognizes many families have suffered damage to their homes and personal property from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. If you need help registering with FEMA, please review the following flyers which are available in English and in Spanish .

2016 Mens' 6A Cross Country State Champion!
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On Saturday in front of a robust crowd of around 1500, Oscar Smith Tiger Peter Smith became the first ever Mens' Cross Country State Champion from Chesapeake. Under the watchful eye of Coach Rob Kirkman, Pete raced through the hilly course in 15:22 and passed 2 racers in the last 50 yards to take first. We know how much hard work and GRIT Peter employed to reach this goal; what an accomplishment!!

2017 Teacher of the Year!
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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
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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, View this Academy Practice 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. 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.

for School Messenger Terms of Use and 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. 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. 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

Dec 3rd - State Football Semi-Final v Colonial Forge

Dec 3rd - SCA Region 2 Workshop

Dec 8th - Orchestra Concert

Dec 10th - SCA Kids' Fest

Dec 13th - Band Concert

Dec 14th - End of MP03

Dec 15th - Chorus Concert

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