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Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2016
First Wesleyan, then, the World. Chesapeake Bay Academy (CBA) Seniors Michael Delianides, Patrick McKneely and Isaac Rubin dominated last week at Virginia Wesleyan College’s (VWC) Marlin Prestige Shark Tank as the overall first-place winners. Their team, “Reel Bait”, paired the boys with three other VWC students in the Intro to Business course that CBA students are dually enrolled in as part of a new strategic partnership between VWC and CBA. Team “Reel Bait” competed against five other teams... Read More
Posted by (for a day) on Thursday, April 21, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016, Chesapeake Bay Academy announced Jonathon Geoghegan as their new Head of School (for a day).  Mr. Geoghegan is currently in the 9th grade and was appointed to the position in response to his family being the winning bidders of the live item at this year’s annual auction.  As ruler of the CBA kingdom for the day, Mr. Geoghegan lead an administrative team meeting, declared a casual dress day for his division and learned about the finer points of... Read More
Posted by Head of School, Judy Jankowski, Ed.D, recognized for her work with learning disabled students. on Monday, February 29, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On Thursday, February 25th at the Bow Creek Recreation Center, Judy Jankowski, Ed.D., Head of School at Chesapeake Bay Academy (CBA), was recognized for her outstanding work by Virginia Beach Mayor, William D. Sessoms, Jr., on behalf of the Mayor’s Committee for Person’s with Disabilities.  Dr. Jankowski was nominated for the award by Robyn Iuliano, parent of CBA 2014 graduate Kyle Owens for “going the extra mile and bringing a breath of fresh air to Chesapeake Bay Academy... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2016
Three seniors from Chesapeake Bay Academy attended their very first college class this week. Thanks to our on-going  partnership with Virginia Wesleyan College, Isaac Rubin, Michael Delianides and Patrick McKneely are currently taking “Intro to Business”. Students attend class twice weekly on the Wesleyan campus and receive VWC credit. These young men were all selected to participate based on their high academic achievement. Patrick and Michael have already been accepted and will be attending... Read More
Posted on Monday, January 11, 2016
Synnika Lofton, upper school literature teacher at CBA and nationally recognized writer, poet and recording artist, just published his newest book, “Run, Feed, Run”, a story of a zombie apocalypse that begins in Hampton Roads. “I thought it would be really interesting to set up a zombie apocalypse that begins in the Hampton Roads area,” Lofton said. The story begins when the main character is on his way to a restaurant in Virginia Beach. “The next thing you know, the zombies are coming out... Read More
Posted on Thursday, January 7, 2016
Lindsy Sexton, 11th grade student at Chesapeake Bay Academy, was just accepted into the Teen Apprenticeship Program (TAP) at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Lindsy was 1 of 12 students chosen for this unique opportunity and also recently sold a piece of artwork at the Ocean View Art Show.  Lindsy’s favorite medium to work in is photography and is very excited for this opportunity.  TAP students meet weekly at the museum where they gain hands-on work experience by meeting and working... Read More
MaryAnne Dukas Outdoor Learning Lab at Chesapeake Bay Academy
Posted by MaryAnne Dukas Outdoor Learning Lab Dedication at Chesapeake Bay Academy on Friday, October 23, 2015
Families, friends, faculty, staff and the Board of Trustees gathered Thursday afternoon, October 15th to formally dedicate the new MaryAnne Dukas Outdoor Learning Lab.  Mrs. Dukas was honored for her 19 years of leadership and service to Chesapeake Bay Academy.  Mrs. Dukas served as the Head of School from 1994 until 2013. Click here to view more photos. The ceremony included many stories and fond memories shared by long-time community members Stanley F. Baldwin, Board Chair, Dave Levin, M.D... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The Virginia Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (VBIDA) has selected Braden Muller, 8th grade student at Chesapeake Bay Academy, as the 2015 Annual Fun Run Scholarship recipient.  This scholarship is made possible by the Tidewater Region of the VBIDA and their 3rd Annual Tidewater Poker Fun Run for Dyslexia Awareness that was held on Saturday, October 10th.  The purpose of the event is to provide funds to a student in need of tuition assistance and to spread awareness during... Read More
Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015
Isaac Rubin, rising 12th grade student at Chesapeake Bay Academy, recently graduated from the eXcel Leadership Academy.  The eXcel Leadership Academy is a LEAD Hampton Roads youth program that connects rising high school Juniors and Seniors to community, business and government leaders preparing the participants for future leadership positions in the Hampton Roads region.  Students were offered first-hand insights related to leadership and important economic, political and social issues in the... Read More
Posted by MAKE CBA will launch this fall as a new multidisciplinary, hands-on, interactive curriculum to educate students with unique learning needs about the science of entrepreneurship. on Friday, July 10, 2015
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Upper school students at Chesapeake Bay Academy (CBA) will now have the opportunity to create and run their own business thanks to a grant provided by Hampton Roads Community Foundation.  MAKE CBA is a collaboration between Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads (JAGHR), 757 Makerspace, MakerMex (producer of 3D printers) and CBA. MAKE CBA was born of a vision to spark the creative and innovative dimension of CBA students and to give them the skill sets and confidence... Read More