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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...

Steering Committee Application

The City of Chesapeake, in partnership with Chesapeake Public Schools (CPS), is embarking on a long-term Facilities Master Plan (FMP) to identify and prioritize the current and future needs of...

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...

Administrative Appointments

We are working hard behind the scenes to prepare for the 2019-2020 school year.  A complete list of the 2019-2020 administrative appointments approved by the School Board is available here....

Virginia Exemplar Performance School Awards

The state Board of Education recently recognized 235 schools for high student achievement or continuous improvement. The exemplar performance school recognition program is aligned with the Board of Education’s revised...

Summer Meal Program

Meals are offered at no cost to children and youth, 18 and under, during the summer. School Nutrition Services will be offering meals at the following summer school sites: Portlock...

Girls and Boys 6A Outdoor Champs

  Congratulations to the Western Branch High School Track and Field program. They recently won the Boys and Girls 6A Outdoor State Championship, having also taken championships in the indoor...

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

September
23
Monday

School Board Meeting
School Administration Building

6:00 PM
September
24
Tuesday

Get Ready, Get Set...Let's Code! Parent's Workshop Grades K-2
ESC Technology Room 120

5:30 PM
September
28
Saturday

Fall Craft Show
Western Branch Middle School

9:00 AM
October
01
Tuesday

Get Ready, Get Set...Let's Code! Parent's Workshop Grades 3-8
ESC Technology Room 120

5:30 PM
October
03
Thursday

End of Grading Period (9-12)

12:00 AM
October
05
Saturday

Fall Craft Show
Indian River High School

9:00 AM
October
10
Thursday

Early Release Day (Elementary ONLY)

12:00 AM
October
10
Thursday

Empower Chesapeake: Disability Awareness Discussion
Chesapeake Central Library

6:00 PM
October
17
Thursday

School Board Meeting with Members of the General Assembly

7:30 AM
October
17
Thursday

Movie Night at IRHS: "Intelligent Lives"
Indian River High School

6:30 PM
October
19
Saturday

Walk & Roll for Disability Awareness
Hickory High School

10:00 AM
October
23
Wednesday

State of the Schools Address
Chesapeake Conference Center

8:00 AM
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