State Championship Football

Football HelmetYour Oscar Smith Tiger Football team will be competing on Saturday for the 6A State Championship at Hampton University at 4:30pm.  Advanced ticket sales will only be available online at  Additional information and game updates will be available through our official twitter account ( @oscarsmithigh ).  Congrats to Coach Scott, his staff, and the entire team on an amazing season!  GO TIGERS!!!

Students of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week is Zach T.  In addition to being a great student, Zach was selected to First Team All Region for 6A Volleyball!!  An impressive honor, but well deserved after the amazing season he had for the Tigers.  We look forward to what he will do as a senior in the class and on the court.  Congrats, Zach!

Student Nominations for Monthly Character Trait

gratitudeEach month we will be asking students to nominate a teacher that exhibits the character trait of the month.  For November we are focusing on Gratitude!  Students please use the Google Form to nominate the teacher you feel best exhibits Gratitude.

IB Applications

IB World SchoolIB, and all Academy Applications, are now open.  Students who are currently enrolled in Chesapeake Public Schools will apply using the Current CPS Students Application and must be logged into their google accounts, while students who are NOT enrolled in Chesapeake Public Schools will use the Non-CPS Student Application.  The full Presentation is available for viewing if you were unable to attend the IB information night.

2020 Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations to Michelle Grace, our 2020 Teacher of the Year!  This is her 5th year at Oscar Smith, but 14th overall.  While at Smith she has taught 6 different courses within our science department.  In addition to being an amazing teacher and colleague, Mrs. Grace serves on the AVID Site Team, IB Team, is a PBIS Student Mentor, and sponsors the Key Club and National Honor Society.  A wonderful person, leader, and teacher!

Student Online Verification Update (Blue Cards)

blue card helpStudent Online Verification (Formerly Blue Cards) is now updated using your Synergy ParentVue accounts.  If you have not already done so, please log in to ParentVue and update your students information.  If you need help accessing ParentVue, please call Oscar Smith High School Guidance (757-548-0992).  For assistance, please view: Instructions for Parents Online Student Verification.      Instructions for Parents Online Student Verification – Spanish

Harris Teeter and PTSA

harris teeter your neighborhood food marketHarris 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 and link to school code 4813.   Thanks for your support!

Study Hall Update

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OSHS Study Hall will begin on Tuesday, September 10th.  Study Hall will be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:50 to 4:40.  A STUDY HALL Information (PDF) is available with additional details.  A bus is provided to transport students home.

Kroger is Giving Back to OSHS

Kroger logoPlease 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.