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After School Tutoring

OSM Tutoring Do you need help in math, reading, writing, history or science? After School 345-445 PM Tuesday, Wednesdays, Thursdays in the media center. Must have a ride home at 4:45 PM

After school tutoring will begin on Wednesday, October 26th in the media center. Extra help is available in all subject areas. After school tutoring is from 3:45-4:45 and students must have a ride home at 4:45. Tutoring will be held every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.


See Something, Say Something

Our district offers several communications platforms that provide students, parents, and staff the opportunity to engage in a two-way dialogue.

Quick Tip logo
Quick Tip is an anonymous way to make school administrators aware of a specific safety concern.

Let's Talk logo
Send the school district your questions, concerns, suggestions, and or compliments through Let’s Talk.

Chesapeake Crime Line logo
Chesapeake Crime Line provides a way for citizens to report criminal activity to local authorities.

Additional guidance on how to express a concern for personal concerns is available to our students and their parents.
For emergencies, please call 911


Academy Information Night

We welcome all current 8th grade students interested in learning more about our academies to attend an academy information night with their parent/guardian. We are offering multiple in-person sessions and one virtual Q&A session.

The in-person presentation will be held at Oscar Smith Middle on November 22, 2022 from 6-8 PM.  We will post the link to register once it becomes available.

Find out more information on the Academy Information Page.

Impact Aid Survey Cards

Impact Aid Survey cards will be sent home on October 18, 2022. Please complete and return your card as soon as possible.


Affordable Internet Connectivity Program (ACP)

Internet Connection

Families who are eligible for free and reduced-priced meals are also able to participate in a new program designed to reduce the cost of internet for households who qualify. A qualifying household will receive $30 a month towards internet services and a one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop, or tablet. Families can check their eligibility and register at GetInternet.gov or by calling 877-384-2572.


2022-2023 Teacher of the Year

We are so excited to announce that Ms. Tina Saurers has been named our Teacher of the Year!  Ms. Saurers has been at OSM for 30 years and has taught 6th grade science for all of those years.  She has impacted thousands of our South Norfolk families, including our very own Assistant Principal, Dr. Amanda Jones.  Please join us in celebrating Ms. Tina Saurers!!

OSM Teacher of the Year 2022-2023 Tina Sauerers Has taught Science 6 for 30 years- ALL at OSM!

Online Verification 2022-2023

Parents/ Guardians should now be logging in to their ParentVue accounts to verify their student information online. The Student Online Verification process will capture essential student data and allow parents to update important information for their child(ren) online. This data is critical for school safety matters and state reporting.  At least one parent per family (who lives with the student and has custody) should login and update emergency and other important information for each child to ensure that all student and parent data is as accurate as possible.
● The Student Online Verification window will be open until September 30th.
● One parent from each family will need to complete this process by September 30, 2022, to ensure we have accurate and up-to-date information on file for each student.

CheckmarkTo complete the process, parents should:
● Visit www.cpschools.com and click the ParentVUE link.
● Login or Activate your account.
● Select the Online Registration/ Verification button in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
● Follow prompts to verify student information.


Amazon School Supply Donation

TDAP/MCV Immunization Records Needed for Rising 7th Grade Students

school nurseAttention rising 7th-grade students. The Virginia Department of Health requires a booster dose of Tdap Vaccine & MCV Vaccine before entering 7th grade. Please bring in an official copy of your Tdap/MCV shot record to the school nurse.  For any questions, call the school nurse at 757-494-7590.