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School Psychology Awareness Week

Chesapeake Public Schools celebrates School Psychology Awareness Week from November 12-16. This year’s theme is “Unlock Potential. Find Your Password!” A password is a personal key for unlocking any number of areas of potential in our lives.  School psychologists are particularly skilled at assisting students and staff in unlocking the resources, proactive and preventive skills, and positive connections necessary to unlock one’s full potential to thrive in school and life. Please thank your school psychologists…

We Move 5K

The 2nd Annual WE Move 5K run/walk will take place December 8, 2018, at Grassfield High School. Register before November 20, 2018, to guarantee your event t-shirt. Please click here to register on your mobile device or home computer. Thank you Chesapeake Regional Healthcare for serving as the presenting sponsor for the event.

Anja Moore – Foreign Language Association of Virginia

Congratulations to Anja Moore from Hickory High School!  Moore’s presentation at this year’s Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) Conference was selected as “Best of FLAVA.”  Her session, “Musik der DDR – Dance Dance Revolution oder Friedliche Revolution?” allowed participants to share memories and discover similarities in the music of East and West Germany. Click here to read more about her presentation.   

Kari Miller – Featured in Certification Magazine

Congratulations to Kari Miller from the Chesapeake Career Center who was featured in the October issue of Certification Magazine. Miller, who has taught in Chesapeake for 20 years, was profiled for her work teaching Cybersecurity. Her two-year course covers the fundamentals of Cybersecurity, A+ certifications, Network + and advanced Cybersecurity.  Click here to read the full article.

Purple Star Schools

Fourteen schools earned the 2018 Purple Star Designation from the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on the Educational Opportunity of Military Children.  This prestigious award is presented to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military.  We are proud to report that Chesapeake Public Schools had the HIGHEST number of Purple Star designated schools in the Hampton Roads region and the SECOND HIGHEST number in…

Outstanding Bus Driver of the Month

Transportation is very proud to announce that Mr. David Lawrence is September’s Outstanding Bus Driver of the Month. Mr. Lawrence was nominated by the staff at Grassfield High School for assisting in numerous ways and his willingness to fill in where needed. Not only does he transport our students, he also offers to assist new drivers.  He has been a part of our transportation team since May of 2008. Thank you, Mr. Lawrence, for being…