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Digital Learning Day

Beginning in 2012, Digital Learning Day was established as a way to actively spread innovative practices and ensure that all youth have access to high-quality digital learning opportunities no matter where they live.  Join Chesapeake Public Schools in celebrating Digital Learning Day on February 28, 2019.  Learn more about Digital Learning Day. 

Proposed Budget

Superintendent's Proposed Operating, Categorical and Special Funds Budget. 2019-2020. Presented February 11, 2019.The Superintendent’s Proposed Operating, Categorical, and Special Funds Budget was presented to the School Board on February 11, 2019.

View the budget presentation.
Read the full budget proposal.

The public now has an opportunity to provide input at the following meetings:

  • February 25, 2019: Public Hearing/Work Session
  • March 11, 2019: Public Hearing/Work Session – Adoption of School Board FY 19/20 Proposed Budgets

Final Action/Reconciliation and Approval of School Board FY 19/20 Budgets will take place on May 23, 2019.

National Board Certification

Amie Seigle, Chesapeake Public Schools staff development administrator; Margaret Sawyer, Greenbrier Intermediate School teacher; Dalphine Joppy, Chesapeake Public Schools director of staff development

Special recognition goes to our division’s newest National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT), Margaret Sawyer from Greenbrier Intermediate School. We would also like to extend congratulations to Ann McGee from Greenbrier Middle School, and Deirdre Purcell from Great Bridge Intermediate School, who recently recertified as NBCTs. These teachers were recognized at the Southeastern Virginia National Board Certified Teachers Regional Network (SEVA) 2019 Recognition Reception held at Virginia Wesleyan University on February 1, 2019.

Congratulations to all of Chesapeake’s NBCTs!

Career and Technical Education Month

Chesapeake Public Schools celebrates CTE Month - Celebrate Today. Own Tomorrow.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month is a celebration of the achievements and accomplishments of CTE.  Through these programs, students prepare for high-wage, high-demand careers found in such areas as health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing, hospitality, and management. Through classroom learning, certification programs, and work-based opportunities outside of the classroom, students experience hands-on learning while making career choices. Chesapeake Public Schools is proud to provide these opportunities and celebrates the many student successes!

Applications are also now being accepted to the Chesapeake Career Center. Learn more about how to apply for the 2019-2020 school year. 

February is African American History Month

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the role of African Americans in U.S. history. The 2019 theme, “Black Migrations,” emphasizes the movement of people of African descent to new destinations and, subsequently, to new social realities. Chesapeake Public Schools is proud to honor African American History Month, and we hope you will take the time to celebrate with our schools.

Math Textbook Adoption

The Chesapeake Public Schools Mathematics Department is seeking parent and community input for the citywide adoption of the new K – 12 mathematics textbooks. Citizens are invited to examine the proposed textbooks and provide feedback.

Textbooks will be displayed through March 11, 2019, at all elementary, middle, and high schools and the following locations:

• Chesapeake Central Library, 298 Cedar Road
• Indian River Library, 2320 Old Greenbrier Road
• Major Hillard Library, 824 Old George Washington Hwy N.
• Russell Library, 2808 Taylor Road
• South Norfolk Memorial Library, 801 Poindexter Street, Suite 111

Math Textbook Adoption: We need your feedback
Click here for the review form.

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