Portsmouth Public Schools

12/07/2023

School Board Meetings

Members of the I. C. Norcom High School National Honor Society/Key Club volunteered at Santa’s Workshop sponsored by the...
12/06/2023

Members of the I. C. Norcom High School National Honor Society/Key Club volunteered at Santa’s Workshop sponsored by the Salvation Army, a program that helps provide gifts for families in need during the holiday season. Way to go, Greyhounds!

As you are completing your holiday shopping this year, consider the following information from the PPS M/WBE Advisory Co...
12/01/2023

As you are completing your holiday shopping this year, consider the following information from the PPS M/WBE Advisory Committee.

Come enjoy the Portsmouth Library's 2nd Annual Holiday Sing Along featuring Porte Town Magic on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2pm!...
11/29/2023

Come enjoy the Portsmouth Library's 2nd Annual Holiday Sing Along featuring Porte Town Magic on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2pm! This free event will be held at the Downtown Branch located at 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, Va.

11/27/2023

Moving a little slow this morning after the long weekend? Put some pep in your step with the Churchland High School Marching Band Drumline directed by Mr. Ronald Nash!

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday...
11/22/2023

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Reminder: Wednesday, Nov. 22 will be an asynchronous learning day for all students and a telework day for all staff. All...
11/21/2023

Reminder: Wednesday, Nov. 22 will be an asynchronous learning day for all students and a telework day for all staff. All school buildings and offices will be closed.

The PPS Office of School Improvement and Teacher Quality treated their international teachers to an early Thanksgiving b...
11/21/2023

The PPS Office of School Improvement and Teacher Quality treated their international teachers to an early Thanksgiving breakfast! Thank you for for bringing your diverse perspectives and expertise to PPS!

The City of Portsmouth needs your help to determine the city's internet connectivity for possible grant funding. Visit c...
11/18/2023

The City of Portsmouth needs your help to determine the city's internet connectivity for possible grant funding. Visit connectingvirginia.com website to learn more about how you can test your internet strength and support potential funding for the region.

Congratulations to our School Board Chairman Dr. Cardell Patillo, who has just been sworn in as the new President of the...
11/17/2023

Congratulations to our School Board Chairman Dr. Cardell Patillo, who has just been sworn in as the new President of the Virginia School Boards Association!

Happy Veterans Day to all who served in the U. S. military, stateside and abroad. Thank you for your service!
11/11/2023

Happy Veterans Day to all who served in the U. S. military, stateside and abroad. Thank you for your service!

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day.
11/09/2023

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day.

Reminder: Tuesday, Nov. 7 is a Teacher Workday, so there will be no school for students.
11/06/2023

Reminder: Tuesday, Nov. 7 is a Teacher Workday, so there will be no school for students.

Reminder: All students will have an early dismissal from school tomorrow, Nov. 3. For the early release schedule, please...
11/02/2023

Reminder: All students will have an early dismissal from school tomorrow, Nov. 3. For the early release schedule, please visit ppsk12.us/families/school_hours.

10/30/2023
Reminder: The last day for Federal Impact Aid Cards to be returned to your child’s school is tomorrow, Oct. 27!
10/26/2023

Reminder: The last day for Federal Impact Aid Cards to be returned to your child’s school is tomorrow, Oct. 27!

The Governor's School for the Arts invites interested families to attend their Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 25! For mor...
10/23/2023

The Governor's School for the Arts invites interested families to attend their Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 25! For more information about their programs and offerings, visit www.gsarts.org.

PPS parents and guardians are invited to attend a free computer class hosted by PPS Adult Education and the Office of Fe...
10/22/2023

PPS parents and guardians are invited to attend a free computer class hosted by PPS Adult Education and the Office of Federal Programs and Pre-K. To register, please email [email protected] or call Loretha Stills at (757) 393-8392.

The PPS Office of Gifted Education will hold a Gifted and Talented Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Manor High School...
10/22/2023

The PPS Office of Gifted Education will hold a Gifted and Talented Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Manor High School. Interested families of elementary and middle school students will have an opportunity to meet the division’s Gifted Resource teachers!

PPS Parents - Federal Impact Aid Cards are getting sent home today. Please fill out and return by Friday, Oct. 27.
10/18/2023

PPS Parents - Federal Impact Aid Cards are getting sent home today. Please fill out and return by Friday, Oct. 27.

Don't forget to wear ORANGE tomorrow, Oct. 18 for Unity Day! Tag your photos using   and show the world that bullying ha...
10/17/2023

Don't forget to wear ORANGE tomorrow, Oct. 18 for Unity Day! Tag your photos using and show the world that bullying has no place at PPS!

Looking for a way to give back to the Portsmouth community? Join PPS in it's annual United Way Giving Campaign! Learn mo...
10/17/2023

Looking for a way to give back to the Portsmouth community? Join PPS in it's annual United Way Giving Campaign! Learn more about what the United Way is doing locally and how to donate by visiting ppsk12.uwshr.stratuslive.com.

All PPS students currently in grades 8-11 with an interest in the arts are invited to audition for the 2024-2025 Governo...
10/17/2023

All PPS students currently in grades 8-11 with an interest in the arts are invited to audition for the 2024-2025 Governor's School for the Arts! To learn more, join the GSA for a virtual informational session tonight, Oct. 17, by registering at gsarts.org/admissions.

This week is School Bus Safety Week! Special thanks to the PPS Transportation Staff for continuing to keep students safe...
10/16/2023

This week is School Bus Safety Week! Special thanks to the PPS Transportation Staff for continuing to keep students safe on the road!

The Portsmouth City School Board Special Meeting held Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023 is available division's YouTube channel her...
10/06/2023

The Portsmouth City School Board Special Meeting held Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023 is available division's YouTube channel here:

School Board Work Session 10.5.23Portsmouth Public Schools

Be sure to wear blue tomorrow in support of Bullying Prevention Month!
10/02/2023

Be sure to wear blue tomorrow in support of Bullying Prevention Month!

Today is National Custodian Appreciation Day! Thanks to all PPS custodians for doing a super job at keeping our schools ...
10/02/2023

Today is National Custodian Appreciation Day! Thanks to all PPS custodians for doing a super job at keeping our schools and facilities safe and sanitary!

Parents at all PPS Title I schools are invited to tour the  PPS Title I Parent Center on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 12pm-2p...
09/26/2023

Parents at all PPS Title I schools are invited to tour the PPS Title I Parent Center on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 12pm-2pm at the Emily Spong Center. For more information, please call PPS Parent & Family Engagement Specialist Loretha Stills at (757) 393-8392.

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