News Archive

Night of the Blood Moon

On the evening of January 20, 2019, a total lunar eclipse will occur as the full moon passes through the Earth’s shadow, giving it a reddish hue. For updates on the lunar eclipse event please call the Chesapeake Planetarium’s 24-hour STAR line 547-STAR (7827).

Project Search Information Night

The information night for Project Search will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at the Chesapeake Regional Healthcare Lifestyle Center. Come learn about the one-year transition program that provides real-life work experience opportunities for students with disabilities. This information session is open to the public. Parents, students, teachers, administrators, hospital staff, and business community members are invited to join us. Members of Chesapeake Public Schools, the Department for Aging and Rehabilitation Services, The Choice…

Teacher Job Fair

Our next Teacher Job Fair for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at Western Branch High School. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER For more information, please contact Mindy Green at the Department of Human Resources. Chesapeake Public Schools offers competitive benefits, a mentoring program, and ongoing staff development opportunities.  

Deep Creek Middle School – Solve for Tomorrow State Winner

Deep Creek Middle School is the Virginia state finalist in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges students in grades 6-12 to apply STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills to find creative solutions to real-world issues impacting their local communities. Out of thousands of schools that entered the contest, the finalists were chosen based on their creative and strategic proposals to solve complicated issues that affect their communities by…

December Performances

The next two weeks offer a variety of opportunities to see our students perform at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Please consider coming to one of these events and experience the sounds of the season. Click here to see a full calendar of our December Concerts and Programs. 

Mark Jones – Virginia Economic Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Mark Jones from Hickory High School! Mr. Jones was recently recognized as the 2018 Virginia Outstanding Economic Educator of the Year. After 10 years as a banking professional, in 2005 Mr. Jones switched careers and became a teacher with a passion for economics. Among his many accomplishments, he established and taught the first Advanced Placement (AP) Micro and Macroeconomics course in Chesapeake Public Schools and recently chartered the Economics Club at Hickory High…