Military Families

military purple star logoDeep Creek Middle School is proud to serve the many military families who work and live in our community. We are committed to providing support, resources, and enriching programs to enhance our students’ educational experiences and support their families.

This webpage is designed to provide information to military families that are relocating to Chesapeake and have questions about the Deep Creek zone. Please visit our district military resources page dedicated to information for our military families to find important information relevant to all of the forty-seven schools in Chesapeake Public Schools.

Our guidance department is prepared and ready to assist military families wishing to enroll their student at Deep Creek Middle School! In addition to our in-school Counselors, Chesapeake Public Schools has a School Liaison Officer who is available to assist incoming military families.

Student Opportunities at DCMS

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Military Alliance Student Team:  DCMS sponsors a club for active duty military dependents.  The Military Alliance Student Team (MAST) focuses on community service and peer support. MAST meetings allow students to identify and connect with other military dependents in our school.  The club also works on service projects and patriotic events.  Sponsor: Mr. Clay

Go to the Students tab on the DCMS home page menu for information on other school clubs, intramural sports, the Student Council Association, and more.

Athletics at DCMS

View DCMS sports teams and coaches here.

Go to the Athletics tab on the DCMS home page menu for a link to the Chesapeake Middle School League and an athletic physical form.

Social Media

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Follow us on twitter @DCMS_hornets.


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Follow us on instagram @deepcreekmiddleschool.


Parent Resources at DCMS


DCMS Military Family Point of Contact or Counselor

Dr. Lychellia Cheeks, Assistant Principal

Go to the Parents tab on the DCMS home page menu for links to helpful information including bus routes, lunch menus, after school study programs, and more.


DCMS has partnered with Anchored4Life to support our military and civilian students. This is a peer to peer club that connects students while building transition and resiliency skills. A4L provides opportunities for peers to enhance social skills, learn leadership skills, build character, improve self-esteem, and integrate into their community. These are factors that contribute to youth growing into happy and healthy adults. The club also offers:

• Increasing self-esteem and positive self-worth.
• Integrating empathy and integrity in daily activities.
• Quotes provide an inspiring message to set the stage for daily positive interactions.
• Kits connect youth and provide valuable resources during transitions.
• Tours provide opportunities for transitioning youth to make connections.
• Activity Groups teach life skills focusing on eight main transition areas.
• Service Projects strengthen community ties through making connections, increasing self-confidence, and making contributions.
• Training and Ongoing Support increases and improves transitions for youth.

Last Revision 11/23/2021