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Platinum Certified Green Division

Go Green VirginiaChesapeake Public Schools is proud to be recognized again by the Virginia School Board Association as a 2018 Platinum Certified Green School Division. The annual competition is designed to encourage the implementation of specific environmental policies and practical actions that reduce the carbon emissions generated by the local division and broader community.

Football Playoffs

FootballMiddle School Playoff Schedule:

  • Hugo Owens Middle School vs. Crestwood Middle School – November 19, 2018, at Deep Creek Middle School – 5:30 p.m.

High School Playoff Schedule:

  • Indian River High School vs. Nansemond River High School – November 16, 2018, at Indian River High School – 7:00 p.m.
  • Oscar Smith High School vs. Landstown High School – November 16, 2018, at Oscar Smith High School – 7:00 p.m.


School Psychology Awareness Week

Unlock your potential : Find Your Password. School Psychology Awareness Week.Chesapeake Public Schools celebrates School Psychology Awareness Week from November 12-16. This year’s theme is “Unlock Potential. Find Your Password!” A password is a personal key for unlocking any number of areas of potential in our lives.  School psychologists are particularly skilled at assisting students and staff in unlocking the resources, proactive and preventive skills, and positive connections necessary to unlock one’s full potential to thrive in school and life. Please thank your school psychologists for unlocking the potential in our students and staff!

Anja Moore – Foreign Language Association of Virginia

Anja Moore - Hickory High School

Congratulations to Anja Moore from Hickory High School!  Moore’s presentation at this year’s Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) Conference was selected as “Best of FLAVA.”  Her session, “Musik der DDR – Dance Dance Revolution oder Friedliche Revolution?” allowed participants to share memories and discover similarities in the music of East and West Germany. Click here to read more about her presentation. 


Purple Star Schools

Virginia Distinguished Purple Star School SymbolTwelve schools earned the 2018 Purple Star Designation from the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on the Educational Opportunity of Military Children.  This prestigious award is presented to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military.  We are proud to report that Chesapeake Public Schools had the HIGHEST number of Purple Star designated schools in the Hampton Roads region and the SECOND HIGHEST number in the state!

Job Fair – November 15

Teachers Wanted: Join Our FamilyCalling all licensed teachers not currently under contract, student teachers, and Spring 2019 graduates:

Chesapeake Public Schools is having a Teacher Job Fair to fill immediate vacancies in the following areas:

K-12 special education, preschool special education, elementary general education, media specialist, math, science, English, technology education, and family and consumer science.

Spring 2019 graduates can be considered for career commitment opportunities and anticipated vacancies for fall 2019.

The job fair will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. at Great Bridge Middle School. Click here to register. 

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