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National School Counseling Week

We are celebrating National School Counseling Week from February 4-8, 2019, to focus our attention on the unique contribution of school counselors in our schools. National School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact our school counselors have in helping our students achieve success. Thank you for all you do for our students.

2019-2020 Proposed School Calendar Options and Survey

After reviewing the 2019-2020 calendar options below, please indicate your preference by participating in the online Calendar Options Survey. This survey will close on Friday, March 8, 2019. Alignment of School Calendar Options With Principles 2019-2020 School Calendar Options Comparison Chart 2019-2020 Calendar Option 1 (PDF Version) 2019-2020 Calendar Option 2 (PDF Version)

February is African American History Month

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the role of African Americans in U.S. history. The 2019 theme, “Black Migrations,” emphasizes the movement of people of African descent to new destinations and, subsequently, to new social realities. Chesapeake Public Schools is proud to honor African American History Month, and we hope you will take the time to celebrate with our…

National Geographic Certified Educator

Congratulations Beth Deir from Hickory Middle School for recently earning her National Geographic Certification. The National Geographic Educator Certification is a professional development program that recognizes educators committed to inspiring the next generation of explorers, conservationists, and change-makers. Part of a powerful movement to better the world, these educators empower and equip students with the ability to solve challenges in their communities and beyond. Learn more about the certification program. 

Make-Up Schedule Reminder

Make-Up Schedule for Missed School Days Expires Due to the mandatory evacuation ordered by the Governor in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, Chesapeake Public Schools was closed on September 11, 12, 13, and 14, 2018. The five additional minutes that were added to the high school instructional day beginning Monday, September 24, 2018, will end on Friday, January 25, 2019. Click here to see the revised high school closing times.

Coaches of the Year

Congratulations to Matthew Lawrence from Indian River High School and Fallon Graham from Hickory High School. Both have been recognized by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) for their outstanding contributions to high school athletics.             Matthew Lawrence was named the 2017-2018 Mideast Coach of the Year for boys volleyball.  Coach Lawrence was selected from a group comprised of volleyball coaches covering the states of Delaware, the…