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Support the JMS Food Drive

Food bank of southeastern virginia and the eastern shoreBring in non-perishable food and put it in the box located in your homeroom. You can donate as often as you want from Tuesday, November 13 to Tuesday, November 20.  The homeroom on each grade level with the most items will be recognized on the announcements.

CPS Academy Night

graduation capChesapeake Public Schools Academy Night for all three programs will be held at Deep Creek High School on Thursday, November 29th at 7:00 p.m.  Academy coordinators will present information on their respective programs individually so that interested parents and students can learn about all three programs in one evening.  Eighth grade parents and students are encouraged to attend this event and learn about the many opportunities that Chesapeake Public Schools has to offer.


Watch DOGS, Dads of Great StudentsJolliff Middle School welcomes all fathers and father-figures to participate in the Watch D.O.G.S. program by volunteering to spend the day with the students participating in various activities throughout the school. If you are interested in participating please contact

After School Study Hall

Stack of text booksAfter School study hall will begin on Tuesday, October 02, 2018. Bus transportation will be provided. Permission forms are required.

Study Hall Permission Slip

Study Hall Permission Slip – Fillable

Your child is invited to join us, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.  The overall goal of the program is to give all students a quiet environment to complete assignments from the classroom and receive assistance on work that is currently being studied.  All students in the study hall are entitled to a quiet, orderly learning environment.  Students are expected to be engaged in study or other schoolwork during the study hall period.

FCCLA club

chef hatIf you are a current or a former student of Teen Living, you are invited to join the FCCLA club.  Family, Career, Community Leaders of America will begin meeting in October.  Meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month from 3:35 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in room 902. Activities will include baking, crafts, charitable work and much more.  If you are interested in joining FCCLA, please see Mrs. Scheiner in room 902 for an application.  

Fall Sports Physicals

athletic ballsFall sports physicals will be held at Jolliff Middle School on Wednesday, September 5th at 5:00 pm and at Indian River Middle School on Thursday, September 6th at 4:00 pm.  Any athlete that is interested in playing a fall sport must make sure they have a Chesapeake Middle School League Athletic Physical on file no later then the first day of tryouts.  The cost is $15 cash or check.

Chesapeake Middle School Physical Form – 4 page Form (PDF)

Chesapeake Middle School Physical Form – 12 page Fillable Form (PDF)


No parking - Fire Lane

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.