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On-Time Graduation Rates Continue to Rise

The Virginia On-Time Graduation rates for the Class of 2019 have been released and Chesapeake Public Schools (CPS) continues to lead, with 93.83% of students graduating on time!  According to...

Greenbrier Intermediate – A Virginia Naturally School

Congratulations to Greenbrier Intermediate School (GRI), a recent recipient of the Virginia Naturally School designation.  GBI’s environmental stewardship efforts during the 2018-2019 school year placed them among 66 Virginia schools...

Disability History and Awareness Month

One-fifth of all Americans have disabilities, including almost one million people in Virginia.  During October, Disability History and Awareness Month creates greater public awareness and emphasizes the importance of full...

October is Bullying Prevention Month

In an effort to promote awareness of school bullying, the month of October is designated as Bullying Prevention Month.  Bullying can cause school absenteeism, mental and physical stress, poor school...

2019 NAS Oceana Air Show shatters Guinness World Record

More than 7,000 students attended the 2019 Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana Air Show, including 1,300 fifth grade students from Chesapeake Public Schools, breaking the Guinness World Record for the...

September is Attendance Awareness Month

Celebrated for the first time in September 2013, Attendance Awareness Month is a national recognition of the connection between school attendance and academic achievement. It is crucial for schools and communities to...

Chesapeake Public Schools is 100% Accredited

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) recently released data on the performance of students on Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments in reading, writing, mathematics, science, and history/social science during the...

Chesapeake Public Schools joins League of Innovative Schools

We are proud to announce that Chesapeake Public Schools was accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking K-12 school districts organized by Digital Promise, a...

Dr. Cotton appointed to Governor’s STEM Education Commission

Dr. Jared Cotton has been appointed to the Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Education Commission.  The STEM Education Commission has recently been established by Governor Ralph Northam to...

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

October
23
Wednesday

State of the Schools Address
Chesapeake Conference Center

8:00 AM
October
24
Thursday

Governor's School Information Night
Greenbrier Middle School

7:00 PM
October
28
Monday

School Board Meeting to Include the Presentation of the Proposed Capital Improvement Plan and Work Session
School Administration Building

6:00 PM
November
01
Friday

SECEP Pig and Pansy Sale
SECEP Chesapeake Center

9:00 AM
November
02
Saturday

Indian River Middle School Fall Craft Show
Indian River Middle School

9:00 AM
November
04
Monday

End of Grading Period (K-12)

12:00 AM
November
04
Monday

Pink Bowl Charity Dodgeball Tournament
Oscar Smith Middle School Gym

5:00 PM
November
05
Tuesday

Teacher Workday/In-Service Day

12:00 AM
November
07
Thursday

School Board Meeting - Joint Meeting with City Council
Chesapeake City Hall

5:00 PM
November
11
Monday

Veterans Day (Observed) - Holiday

12:00 AM
November
14
Thursday

Student Teacher Job Fair
Great Bridge Middle School

4:30 PM
November
18
Monday

School Board Meeting - First Public Hearing & Work Session on the Proposed Capital Improvement Plan
School Administration Building

6:00 PM
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