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Chesapeake Public Schools FOCUS newsletters
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Chesapeake Public Schools CPS Heartbeats - Wellness Website

View the School Board's Proposed Capital Improvement Plan 2014-2024

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Employee Flu Shot Clinics
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Virginia Health & Medical Sciences Educators Association Region II Teacher of the Year
Center for Science and Technology teacher, Kathy Jones
At the Virginia Health and Medical Sciences Educators Association conference this summer, Kathy Jones, Center for Science and Technology teacher, was honored as the Region II Teacher of the Year. Congratulations Kathy!

Grassfield High School Orchestra - Grand Championship Award
Grassfield High School Orchestra, under the direction of Steve Vutsinas
During the spring of 2014, the Grassfield High School Orchestra,under the direction of Steve Vutsinas, participated in the Music Festivals and Tours Clinic/Workshop Adjudication as part of their New York City Performance Tour. Grassfield High School Orchestra earned a Superior rating and were announced the winner of the 2014 Clinic/Workshop Overall Grand Championship Award for Instrumental. Congratulations to the 2014 Grassfield Orchestra and Mr. Steve Vutsinas!

Oscar Smith High School Teacher Recognized in the VAEA Journal
Oscar Smith High School Teacher Recognized in the VAEA Journal
Krista Hendricks, from Oscar Smith High School, was recognized in the VAEA Journal for her graphic design for the invitation, flier, and poster for the art show "Beyond the Classroom." The art show was held at the Downing Gross Cultural Art Center in Newport News. The event was sponsored by the Tidewater Region Virginia Association of Art Educators.

Click here to view the poster.

Greenbrier Intermediate Recognized as a 2014 Virginia Naturally School
Greenbrier Intermediate - Recognized as a 2014 Virginia Naturally School
Congratulations to Greenbrier Intermediate School for being recognized as a 2014 Virginia Naturally School. This award recognizes schools statewide for their efforts in supporting environmental conservation and stewardship. Great job Greenbrier Intermediate School!

NCSS 2014 Outstanding Middle Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year
Outstanding Middle Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year
Kelley Graves, recently retired Hickory Middle School teacher, has been selected as the NCSS 2014 Outstanding Middle Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year. The award will be presented at the 94th Annual Conference of the National Council for Social Studies in Boston, Massachusetts, this November.

Deep Creek Central Teacher Wins $2500 Grant for iPads
Amber Davis, Deep Creek Central Teacher
Amber Davis was one of 30 teachers across America to win a $2500 grant to use for positive change in the classroom. Ms. Davis used her winnings to buy 6 iPads and an iPad cart, keeping her students abreast of the ever changing technology.

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
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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
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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

Peachjar eflyers
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Chesapeake Public Schools provides the service of electronic flyer (eflyer) dissemination via Peachjar, a free online service for our students and parents to receive announcements from their child's school, nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organizations in the city of Chesapeake, and state supported organizations.

Click on the Peachjar eflyers logo above to learn more about Peachjar or to submit your request.

Early Retiree Anthem Health Insurance Plans
Click here to learn about Early Retiree Anthem Health Insurance Plans
Budget Update and Health Insurance Recommendation Presentation
Calendar of Events
School Board Meeting
September 29
6:00 p.m. (closed session - 5 p.m.)

Linda J. Byrd and Dr. Woodley J. Koonce, III Stadium and Athletic Field Dedication
October 14
6:00 p.m.
Hickory High School Auditorium

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) General Meeting
October 15
7:00 p.m.
School Administration Building
Topic: "Getting Ready for the Real World"

PSAT Information
October 15

Grassfield High School Inaugural Homecoming Parade
October 17
5:30 p.m.

Chesapeake City Schools Secondary Art Show
October 21
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
ODU Tri-Cities Center

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Click on the BoardDocs icon to view more information regarding School Board meetings and minutes.
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Wellness Centers
The Wellness Centers at Knells Ridge Square and Washington Shoppes are open and processing prescriptions.
Click here for more information.

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TV Program Schedule
Keeping the Focus
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