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Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

Congratulations! 2018-2019 Southeastern District and Region 4A Girls Basketball Coach of the Year - William Sutton
Congratulations to Coach William Sutton from Deep Creek High School! Coach Sutton was named the 2018-2019 Southeastern District and the Region 4A Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. Sutton led the Deep Creek Hornets to the state semi-final game this year.

Teachers of the Year

Congratulations 2018-2019 Teachers of the Year.

David Thaw – Chesapeake Teacher of the Year (Grassfield  High School)
Amanda Steadele – High School Teacher of the Year (Western Branch High School)
Meredith Foy – Middle School Teacher of the Year (Indian River Middle School)
Elizabeth Hankin – Elementary School Teacher of the Year (Southwestern Elementary School)

Learn more about all 47 of our Teachers of the Year.

March is Women’s History Month

Chesapeake Public Schools celebrates Women's History Month 2019March is Women’s History Month, designated by Presidential proclamation, and honors women’s contributions in American history. This year’s theme is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.”  The theme honors “women who have led efforts to end war, violence, and injustice and pioneered the use of nonviolence to change society.” Chesapeake Public Schools is proud to honor Women’s History Month, and we hope you will take the time to celebrate with our schools.

Celebrating School Social Workers

Social Workers Change Futures. Thank you for supporting our students.

Chesapeake Public Schools (CPS) is proud to celebrate our school social workers! These professionals serve a vital role in supporting our division. They enable CPS to excel in educating all students by promoting conditions for learning in the home, school, and community settings. As part of our education team, school social workers address a wide range of issues including bullying, attendance, truancy, social-emotional challenges, behavioral difficulty, and help create safe and supportive environments for learning.  

Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Coach Lavar Griffin from Oscar Smith High School! Coach Griffin was named the 2018-2019 Southeastern District Boys Basketball Coach of the Year. Griffin led the Oscar Smith Tigers to the state semi-final game this year.

Fine Arts Month

Chesapeake Public Schools Celebrates Fine Arts Month

Chesapeake Public Schools is proud to celebrate Fine Arts Month in March. The fine arts encourage students to develop invaluable skills, among them creativity, observation, communication, and problem-solving.  Art education promotes the understanding and sharing of culture, enhances awareness and respect of others, and improves perceptual and cognitive skills. We encourage you to support the arts in our schools. See a list of spring drama productions.

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