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Chesapeake Public Schools FOCUS newsletters

flu letter from the Chesapeake Department of Health

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Educational Foundation

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Educational Foundation

Outlook Webmail

Destiny Library Search

Chesapeake Public Schools CPS Heartbeats - Wellness Website

Surplus Properties For Sale

VASS Blueprint for Future Education

View the Superintendent's Proposed Capital Improvement Plan 2014-2024

Recycling Education Website
Visit the Planetarium
Visit the Custodial Grapevine
Visit the CCPTA

Division News

Chesapeake Public Schools - State of the Schools 2014
The Chesapeake State of the Schools will offer members of the business community a closer look at the impact public education has on the Hampton Roads community. Superintendent Dr. James T. Roberts will highlight the Chesapeake schools' accomplishments, successes and challenges. Register now or click here for more details.

Wednesday, May 14th
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Networking & Registration
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast & Program

Marriott Chesapeake
725 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake

Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation Restaurant Week
Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation Restaurant Week

Participating Chesapeake restaurants share a percentage of their profits to benefit the Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation during Annual Restaurant Week. Contact Dr. Rebecca Adams at 757-842-4081 for more information. Click here to view the flier.

2014 - 2015 Kindergarten Registration Events
2014-2015 Kindergarten Registration Events

Oscar Smith High School's Tina Salmon Named VSCA Advisor of the Year!
OSH - Tina Salmon was named VSCA Advisor of the Year
Oscar Smith High School teacher, Tina Salmon, was named the Virginia Student Council Association (VSCA) Sponsor of the Year. The VSCA is the oldest student leadership organization in the nation. Each year students nominate sponsors for the prestigious title of Sponsor of the Year. Board members of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals (VASSP), which is the governing body for the VSCA, choose the winner based on letters submitted from the SCA President and school principal. Projects and activities of each school's SCA are also considered in the decision.

Additional Minutes & Make-Up Day Information

Beginning March 17, 2014, and ending June 11, 2014, six additional minutes will be added to the instructional day for all students. These additional minutes will make up for the snow days that occurred on Monday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 4. Click here to view the adjusted school dismissal times.

Schools will be open for all students on March 31, which was previously designated as a teacher workday, to make up for the snow day that occurred on Friday, January 31.

New Process for Obtaining Work Permit/Employment Certificates for Students Between 14 and 16
student workers
The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry now issues work permits/employment certificates for students who are between 14 and 16 years of age. Permits are no longer issued by the Chesapeake Public School system. To obtain a work permit, please visit the Department of Labor and Industry website at

Free & Reduced Meal Application
Free and Reduced Meal application
MyOnline Free and Reduced meal application entry makes it easy and convenient to apply for meal benefits for all your children. Simply enter the requested information as accurately as possible and all data will be instantly and securely sent to School Nutrition Services for processing. You will receive written notification of the results within 10 days. Click here to apply.

TDAP Immunization Requirements for School Entrance
TDAP Graphic
TDAP is a requirement for rising 6th graders and all newly enrolled 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders.

View the Immunization Policy.

View School Entrance/Health Forms.

New Student Registration for the 2014-2015 School Year
kids standing in a classroom

Chesapeake Public Schools Offers MyPaymentsPlus

Chesapeake Public Schools offers MyPaymentsPlus, a state-of-the art online service that provides you the convenience and information you need to manage your student's meal account.

Login today to to:
Make payments
Check account balances
Receive notifications when balance is low
Monitor student purchases

Summer Reading List 2014
Calendar of Events
The Indian River High School Theatre Department Proudly Presents: South Pacific
Apr. 24, 25, 26
7:30 p.m. curtain
Advance tickets $6/$7 at the door
Senior citizens $5/WWII Veterans FREE
For more information contact

Hickory Elementary School
1st Annual PTA Fun Run
Apr. 26
10:00 a.m.
Hickory High School
Download the registration form.

Oscar Smith High School Relay For Life Garage Sale
Apr. 26
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Reserve a spot for $10.00 and make some money at the OSH Garage sale.
Click here to view the flier.

Indian River Middle School PTSA
Craft Show
Apr. 26
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vendor applications are now being accepted. Contact Michael French at 757-578-7030 for more information.
Click here to view the flier.

Chesapeake Public Schools Secondary Spring Art Show (Grades 6-12)
Apr. 26 - May 4
Chesapeake Square Mall
Click here to view the flier.

Careers 2014
Apr. 30
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Marriott Chesapeake
725 Woodlake Drive
For more information, contact Pat Tompkins at 757-547-0153.

Chesapeake Public Schools Elementary Spring Art Show (Grades K-5)
May 6 - May 12
Chesapeake Square Mall
Click here to view the flier.

Singin' in the Rain - Performed by Grassfield High School Fine Arts Department
May 1,2,3,9,10
7:00 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at the door. $8.00/$5.00 for senior citizens.
Click here to view the flier.

Art Brandriff Scholarship
May 2
5:00 p.m.
3905 Oak Drive East, Chesapeake
All proceeds will benefit a Class of 2014 student from Western Branch High.
Click here to view the flier.

Chesapeake Association of Educational Office Professionals
(CAEOP) Officer Installment Ceremony
May 5
4:30 p.m.
Edwards Wilson Center

Patricia D. Gadson Scholarship Fund 4th Annual Golf Tournament
May 5
11:00 a.m.
Greenbrier Country Club
Click here to view the flier.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) General Meeting - "Autism, Putting the Pieces Together"
May 6
7:00 p.m.
School Administration Building

Click here to view the flier.

9th Annual CPSEF Golf Tournament
Jun. 17
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Cahoon Plantation
Click here to view the flier.
Standards of Learning (SOL) Division Reporting
Video Presentations:

-State Accreditation
-Federal Accountability

*Note: QuickTime player (or other media player that can support MP4 format) is required.

Students taking tests online

New Federal Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage Options
Benefit and VRS Changes
Records Retention Policy Information for Parents
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Click on the BoardDocs icon to view more information regarding School Board meetings and minutes.
Click here for Guest Wireless Access Directions.

Great Bridge 4-Room School House Staff Recommendation
8/26/2013 School Board Meeting -
Click here to view the Staff Recommendation Presentation to the School Board regarding the Future of the Great Bridge 4-Room School House.

Wellness Centers Now Open
The Wellness Centers at Knells Ridge Square and Washington Shoppes are Now Open and Processing Prescriptions
Click here for more information.

Broadcasting Media
Keeping the Focus
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