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Posted on Friday, May 17, 2019
CBA’s very own LaTonya Hughes, middle school PE and health teacher, was recently honored at her commencement from Regent University with the Outstanding Student Award from the Graduate College of Education. While earning her Masters in Special Education, LaTonya worked tirelessly to uphold the responsibilities of teacher, student, and mother. Always selfless, when congratulated her on her achievement, LaTonya credited Dana Calo, our assistant head of school, and Margaret Meyers, our middle... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Chesapeake Bay Academy is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a beneficiary of the 2019 Priority Toyota Charity Bowl Football Game! The 51st Annual Priority Toyota Charity Bowl Football Game is taking place on Saturday, September 14th at S.B. Ballard Stadium. The celebrity flag football game which is played by local celebrities and politicians is a long standing tradition that has been going on for over 50 years. Originally, the game was a fundraiser for The Joy Fund; however... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jankowski has been appointed to serve a second term on the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) Board of Directors. Founded in 1973, VAIS is the leader in advancing and advocating for PK-12 independent school education in Virginia. Its accreditation program is one of a select few recognized at the international level through the International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA). VAIS is also recognized and approved by... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Alan B. Rashkind, Esq. Board Trustee, CBACongratulations to Alan B. Rashkind, Board Trustee, for being selected the 2019 Eggleston/I’Anson Professionalism Award Winner by the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association. The Eggleston/I'Anson Professionalism Award is named after former Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justices John W. Eggleston, of Norfolk, and Lawrence W. I'Anson, of Portsmouth. The award honors present and former members of the NPBA who have exemplified the highest standards of... Read More
Posted on Monday, December 17, 2018
Lovely Edwards, CBA Diversity Committee Leader and MS Para-Professional, recently attended the National Association of Independent School's People of Color Conference. The conference is the flagship of the National Association of Independent Schools' (NAIS) commitment to equity and justice in teaching and learning. The mission of the conference is to provide safe space for leadership, professional development and networking for people of color and allies of all backgrounds in independent... Read More
Dominion Energy Awards Environmental Stewardship Grant to Chesapeake Bay Academy
Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Chesapeake Bay Academy  is pleased to announce that Dominion Energy, through its philanthropic arm, the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, has awarded CBA a grant of $4,500 in support of their new project, Preparing the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards. The grant is part of Dominion Energy’s commitment to environmental organizations and communities across the country. This year Dominion Energy is awarding $1 million in grants to nearly 130 organizations in 12 states to help improve... Read More
Trustee William W. King Selected as Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017
William W. King Board TrusteeCongratulations to William W. King, Board Trustee, for being selected as this year’s “Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser” by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Hampton Roads Chapter.  Mr. King is well known throughout the community for his volunteerism as he dedicates himself tirelessly to several area non-profits.  He has served on the Board of Trustees of Chesapeake Bay Academy for 22 years, is Chairman of the Advancement Committee, and Co-Chair of... Read More
April Suratos selected as Teacher of the Year
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2017
Congratulations to Ms. April Suratos, middle school teacher, for being selected as Chesapeake Bay Academy's "Teacher of the Year" by Dr. Jankowski. Each year, Regent University and the School of Education honor local teachers by hosting Salute to Teachers. The area's top public and private school educators were recognized during the 19th annual event held on Friday, November 3 at The Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach. Ms. Suratos was selected based on her demonstrated expertise in... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2017
Middle school students at CBA are participating in the Kindness Rock Project (link is external), a national art project created to spread inspiration and a moment of kindness for unsuspecting recipients through random inspirational rocks. Mrs. Margaret Meyers, middle school director, Ms. LaTonya Hughes, PE teacher, and Ms. Heather Morgan, art teacher are leading the project as part of the division's mindfulness curriculum.  Heartfulness is one of the practices of mindfulness and promotes... Read More
Dr. Jankowski appointed to City of VB Strategic Team
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017
CBA is proud to announce that Dr. Jankowski has been named to the City of Virginia Beach Strategic Planning Team focused on the future of education. As part of the city's strategic planning process, ten teams have been established, each aligning with a specific goal of the City Council. Dr. Jankowski will serve on the team charged with ensuring a truly world-class education for all students in Virginia Beach.  Serving as head of school at the only independent, K-12 school in Southeastern... Read More

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