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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!!

Jason's Deli Give Back Night
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SCA is holding a Jason's Deli Give Back Night on Tuesday, March 28th from 5pm to 9pm at the Greenbrier location (in the Towne Place shopping area on Eden Way). Please join us with your friends and family for a great meal! The best part is that you don't have to take in a flier! SIMPLY TELL THE CASHIER THAT YOU ARE THERE FOR OSCAR SMITH SCA and 15% of the value of your meal will be donated back to our SCA to fund student and staff activities! Don't miss out on a great event! If you haven't tried Jason's Deli, they have a little something for everyone! Delicious sandwiches and soups, baked potatoes that can feed at least 2 people, and an awesome salad bar! And you can't forget the ice cream; ice cream with every meal! Hope to see you there on Tuesday!

AP Test Registration Closes 3/29
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A friendly reminder that registration for AP testing closes Wednesday, March 29th. All registration through school must be completed by 2pm on the 29th, and online payments will be shut off at midnight. Please make sure your student signs up for AP as soon as possible.

AP tests are $93 each, unless your student receives free/reduced lunch. They must sign up online (through the OSP link on the school website) or by seeing Mrs. Lundgren or Mrs. Lamb in the Guidance office before school or during their lunch. Families can send in either a check made out to OSHS, a cashier's check or money order, or exact change.

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 weekend 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!
kenny easley
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.

Mr. and Miss Oscar Smith Pageant
the pageant
Another amazing night at Oscar Smith for the Mr. and Miss Oscar Smith Pageant. Special thanks to Ms. Cirilli and Ms. Knight for putting on an amazing show. Congratulations to all who participate and everyone that helped make it a magical evening.

Gentlemen:
People's Choice-Marquez Evans
Scholastic Achievement-Tristan Council
4th runner up-Tristan Council
3rd runner up-Daniel Chapman
2nd runner up-Marquez Evans
1st runner up-Thomas Woodhouse
Mr. OFS 2017-Rasheed Alleyne


Ladies:
People's Choice-Jia Dong
Scholastic Achievement-Meagan Perkins
Miss Congeneality-Jia Dong
Most Talented-Julia Bush
Formal Wear-Jia Dong
4th runner up-Julia Bush
3rd runner up-Nia Green
2nd runner up-Sarah Bernardo
1st runner up-Karryna Austin
Miss OFS 2017-Jia Dong

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
Study Hall Sign
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!
School Bus
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!!




Important Events

Mar 29th - IB Visual Arts Exhibition

Apr 7th - 2-hour Early Release

Apr 7th- End of MP06

April 10th - Schools Closed, Spring Break

April 11th - Schools Closed, Spring Break

April 12th - Schools Closed, Spring Break

April 13th - Schools Closed, Spring Break

April 14th - Schools Closed, Spring Break

April 17th - Schools Open

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