May 25, 2024

3 Students Earn Prizes in Poster Contest

The top three prizes have been awarded for the 2024 Maryland Fifth Grade Arbor Day poster contest, sponsored by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. 

Dec. 31 Is Charter School Application Deadline

Charter School

The Chesapeake Public Charter School online lottery has opened. All interested families must fill out applications online during the open enrollment period, which closes at midnight December 31, 2023.

Check Out These Back-to-School Events

Town Hall

Back to School season is here. Whether you’re in need of supplies and local resources or have the ability to donate extra — check out this list of events.

Charter School Application Period Runs Until Dec. 31


The Chesapeake Public Charter School online lottery application process will open today, December 1, 2022, at 10am.

Students Compete at MATHCOUNTS


Two St. Mary’s County schools, Esperanza Middle School and Chesapeake Charter School, took the top spots at the 22nd annual regional MATHCOUNTS competition on Feb. 6, 2016.

Charter School Open Enrollment Set

Charter School

Open enrollment at the Chesapeake Public Charter School in Lexington Park, MD, through Dec. 31, and two information sessions for parents are scheduled this month.

DoD Projects Robust Aviation Future, Ignores Sequestration

JSF keeps to its growth path even as the FY14 defense budget languishes, the Army looks to even shrink more than previously projected and the Marine Corps looks to reduce forces as well.

Flashback: Where Were You During Last Year’s Earthquake?

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the 5.9 earthquake in Virginia that rattled Lexington Park.

Charter School Evacuation

[youtube=] While most St. Mary’s County Public Schools students will be returning to classes tomorrow, the Chesapeake Public Charter School was already in session today when the effects of a 5.9 earthquake in Virginia rattled Lexington Park, Maryland. There was no damage to the school, and no one was hurt, but teachers and students exited the building as a precaution. Students then waited patiently to re-enter the building.