Chesapeake Bay Academy is continuously monitoring and implementing CDC guidelines surrounding COVID-19. Based on recommendations by the AAP, our lower schoolers will be welcomed back to campus on Friday, Aug. 28th to start the school year. Our middle and upper schools will begin the year virtually and will transition back on campus once conditions allow. CLICK HEREto learn more about our Fall 2020 Opening Plan.
Celebrating 30 years as the only K-12 independent school in Southeastern Virginia dedicated to empowering children who learn differently.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
CBA is proud to announce a new research partnership with Old Dominion University and Eastern Virginia Medical School. Next year two studies, both involving the use of technology to facilitate student choice and classroom engagement, will be carried out in the lower school.
The studies have been designed by doctoral candidates in the School of Communication Disorders and Special Education at ODU. CBA Trustees, Dr. Linda Miller-Dunleavy, Senior Lecturer in the Darden School of Education, and Dr... Read More