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Orientation/Open House

Grades 7 & 8 | Wednesday, August 28, 2019 | 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Grade 6 | Thursday, August 29, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Welcome Mr. Cavanaugh!

Mr. John Cavanaugh, PrincipalDeep Creek Middle welcomes our new principal, Mr. John Cavanaugh.  Prior to coming to DCMS, Mr. Cavanaugh served as an Assistant Principal at Indian River Middle School, and before that Great Bridge Middle School.  Mr. Cavanaugh is beginning his 21st year in the field of education, and his 17th with Chesapeake Public Schools.  He earned a Master of Science in Education from Old Dominion University, as well as an Educational Specialist Degree in Administration and Supervision from The George Washington University.  Prior to becoming an Administrator, Mr. Cavanaugh taught Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 at Hickory Middle School for 8 years.

Football Summer Conditioning

image of hornet with footballThursday July 25      8:30 – 10:30 a.m.        Tuesday August 27         3:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Tuesday July 30        8:30 – 10:30 a.m.        Wednesday August 28   4:15 – 5:45 p.m. 

Thursday August 1   8:30 – 10:30 a.m.        Thursday August 29       3:15 – 5:15 p.m. (canceled)

                                           Tuesday August 6    8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

                                           Thursday August 8   8:30 – 10:30 a.m (canceled)

You must provide your own transportation.  A physical, dated 4/1/19 or after, must be on file with DCMS Athletics for you child to participate.

Tryouts begin Wednesday, September 4, 2019 after school.  Athletic physical required.

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Important Safety Rule

no parking - fire lane signChesapeake Public Schools / NO PARKING IN FIRE LANES

Please do not leave vehicles parked or standing in fire lanes.  Visitors and staff are prohibited from parking in areas marked as fire lanes at all school buildings.  Parking or standing vehicles may prevent the timely arrival of first responders to the scene of a police, medical or fire emergency.  Leaving a vehicle unattended in a fire lanes may hamper emergency efforts.

In addition, simply parking the vehicle in fire lanes is against the law and may result in a $250.00 fine.  We ask that all visitors please park in spots especially designated for visitors at our school buildings.


Last Revision 7/25/2019