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Custodial Staff Appreciation Week – May 14-18, 2018

Custodial Appreciation Week will be observed by our school division the week of May 14-18, 2018. Please take this time to recognize the contributions of our custodial staff by honoring the work they do in our schools and administrative buildings. Each staff member is an integral part of our school family, and their hard work is truly appreciated.

National School Nurse Day — May 9, 2018

Join Chesapeake Public Schools in recognizing our school nurses by celebrating National School Nurse Day on May 9, 2018.  This year’s theme, “School Nurses: Advocates for 21st Century Student Health,” reinforces the Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice in which school nurses lead and promote a culture of health in their communities.  It is reflective of the significant roles school nurses play in the health care of their school communities to help make a…


May 7-11, 2018 is Teacher Appreciation Week We believe our teachers are the heart of our school division. There is nothing more powerful than a highly-effective teacher. But don’t take our word for it…we asked our community to submit a Shout-Out to their favorite teachers. Visit The SLATE to read about the difference they make.

Congratulations to Our Retirees

Chesapeake Public Schools held its annual Retirement Program at Grassfield High School on May 3, 2018. Please join us as we recognize the dedication and service provided by our honorees.  View the 2018 Retiree List  

International Bike to School Day—May 9, 2018

The first-ever National Bike to School Day took place on May 9, 2012, in coordination with the League of American Bicyclists’ National Bike Month. Almost 1,000 local events in 49 states and the District of Columbia joined together to encourage children to safely bicycle or walk to school. The event builds on the popularity of Walk to School Day, which is celebrated across the country and the world each October. Many communities and schools have…

School Nutrition Employee Week

School Nutrition Employee Week: May 7-11, 2018 and School Lunch Hero Day – Celebrate Friday, May 4, 2018 Preparing healthy meals, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating food allergies, and offering service with a smile to students daily; school nutrition professionals are true heroes.  In turn this positively affects students’ ability to focus and learn better throughout the day. Join Chesapeake Public Schools in celebrating our school nutrition employees during School Nutrition Employee Week, May…