Welcome to Southwestern Elementary School

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Student Online Registration 2020-2021

Laptop with a man on the screenStudents who are new to CPS and will begin kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year can register using the Student Online Registration starting on April 1, 2020.  Parents/Guardians can register online anytime, anywhere, and any required documents can be easily uploaded into the system.

Using a computer, CLICK to visit Chesapeake Public Schools website to start the registration process online. If you do not have internet access, stop by your child’s elementary school or visit your nearest public library for assistance.  For questions about the registration process, please contact the Office of Student Enrollment and Attendance at 757-547-0545.

Continuity of Learning Plan Phase 3

Phase 3 of the Continuity of Learning plan will begin on Monday, April 20, 2020, and continue through Thursday, June 11, 2020. During this phase, teachers will provide new content through school-based learning packets. Each learning packet will include activities intended to cover a two-week period. Packets can be accessed using the link provided by your child’s teacher. If you are unable to access your child’s learning packet electronically, copies will be available in the bin located at our main entrance beginning Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

Click here for additional information.

Important Information – Chesapeake Preschool Initiative (CPI)

Due to the current COVID-19 VIRUS, all Chesapeake Preschool Initiative (CPI) eligibility screening appointments are postponed until further notice.

Upon the reopening of Chesapeake Public Schools, previously scheduled screening appointments will be rescheduled before additional families are added to the screening schedule.

Technology Corner

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As we have moved from face-to-face instruction to virtual learning, each of us has faced new challenges and obstacles to overcome. From trying to ensure each child in your family has adequate computer access for instruction and learning,  to making sure your child has all the necessary learning materials, to juggling working from home or balancing a new work schedule; it can feel overwhelming for both you and your child. During this time of new challenges and increased screen time, it is important to disconnect from the gadgets when possible. Hands-on activities like board games, shared reading times, or trying out a new recipe together are fun ways to disconnect from the devices and reconnect as a family.