The Apex Literary Art Magazine is a publication of student work in literature, graphics, art, and or photography, grades 9-12 at Oscar Smith High School. The first online edition is available now. We hope you enjoy and appreciate all the hard work that went into this publication.
The Chesapeake Public Schools 2022 Spring Art Gallery is now available virtually and features art from around the city! By embracing a virtual exhibition, our district art teachers have been able to feature more student art work in their school-based show! You can also view the #Smith Art Show for exhibitions exclusively from Oscar Smith students.
The Oscar Smith Counseling Department is pleased to share the scheduling information link below with all rising 10th-12th grade students and their parents. Please review this information with your student as you complete the course registration for the 2022-2023 school year. If you have questions or need additional help, please contact your student’s guidance counselor.
The Oscar Smith Counseling Department is pleased to share the scheduling information links below with all rising 9th-grade students and their parents. Please review this information with your student as you complete the course registration for the 2022-2023 school year. If you have questions or need additional help, please contact the 8th-grade counselor at your child’s middle school.
Virtual Elective Fair Video Link (turn on speakers)
We are now offering the following options for students who are looking for additional academic support:
- The days and times are listed on the FLYER.
- If we are not in school there are no virtual sessions.
- Held in person in the Media Center Tuesday/Thursday 8am-8:45am & Wednesday 4:05pm-4:50pm.
- Students must have a pass in their agenda to attend.
- Students must provide their own transportation; there is no bus available.
- Students can attend if they would like a quiet place to work.
- This is a great opportunity through the Chesapeake Library for our students.
- It is available on weekends
Congratulations to Stephanie Becker, our 2022 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Becker has an amazing ability to relate to and reach students of all levels. Regardless of the level of the course, she remains STUDENT focused and driven to push all of her students to success! Mrs Becker aims to keep students motivated through engagement, autonomy, and comprehensive strategies. She strives to make learning fun on a daily basis. Not only is she a rock star in the classroom, she is an amazing colleague and faculty member, when she sees a need, she goes out of her way to see what she can do to help! An amazing member of the Smith family, whose positive attitude and heart for her students and colleagues radiates from her on a daily basis. Congrats, Mrs. Becker!!
We are proud to announce that Oscar F Smith has received the 2021 Purple Star designation! The Virginia Purple Star Designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military.
Parents are now able to purchase VOLUNTARY Student Accident insurance for your child for the 2021-2022 school year. This insurance covers your child while attending school or any school sponsored event in case of an injury. This voluntary insurance is not just for athletes and participation in sports. The most convenient way to purchase a policy is through the K&K Insurance website.
Please take a minute to review the Dress Code for Oscar Smith High School. The policy is also available for viewing in the student agenda. If an agenda is lost, a replacement can be purchased from Mrs. Kinsey before school for $5.
Harris Teeter is once again helping our Tiger PTSA by contributing through their VIC Cards. If you have a card you can link it to Oscar Smith by going to www.harristeeter.com and link to school code 4813. Thanks for your support!
The ParentVUE and TeacherVUE apps are now available. These apps can be downloaded for free in Apple and Android markets and allow users to track most Synergy features on mobile devices (phone, tablet, etc…). You can learn more, including how to set up the app, by clicking on the following links: StudentVUE Mobile App Instructions(pdf) or ParentVue Mobile App Instructions(pdf) or ParentVUE FAQs(pdf).
Please visit Kroger Community Rewards to enroll today. You have to register and link your Kroger rewards cart to the OSHS account: VA162. This has been a great fundraiser for the PTSA and we appreciate all the support! if you have any issues registering, you can contact Kroger Support at 800.576.4377.
The College Board and Khan Academy have teamed up to create Official SAT Practice and it’s FREE!! You can get personalized practice recommendations based on your PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 8/9 results. Learn more about Official SAT Practice, including how to sign up or contact your guidance counselor for more information.