Portsmouth Public Schools

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It's not too late for rising freshmen and sophomores to register for the PPS High School Transition Program! Registratio...
07/27/2021
FRESHMAN TRANSITION : FALL 2021

It's not too late for rising freshmen and sophomores to register for the PPS High School Transition Program! Registration can be completed here: bit.ly/PPS_HST Learn more in this informational video produced by the PPS high schools! https://youtu.be/3IsSBDdeXZw #PPSShines

Information for Incoming Freshman & Sophomores attending Portsmouth Public High Schools.

There is still time to register your 4-year old for the Bright Start Preschool Program! Applications can be picked up Mo...
07/23/2021

There is still time to register your 4-year old for the Bright Start Preschool Program! Applications can be picked up Monday-Thursday from 9am-3pm at the Emily Spong Center at 2200 Piedmont Ave. or completed online at ppsk12.us/preschool_registration #PPSShines

There is still time to register your 4-year old for the Bright Start Preschool Program! Applications can be picked up Monday-Thursday from 9am-3pm at the Emily Spong Center at 2200 Piedmont Ave. or completed online at ppsk12.us/preschool_registration #PPSShines

Rising freshmen and sophomores, register now for the PPS High School Transition Program! Learn what to expect while atte...
07/22/2021
2021 High School Transition Program Registration

Rising freshmen and sophomores, register now for the PPS High School Transition Program! Learn what to expect while attending high school in-person, including information on clubs, sports and much more. Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfA4bOrMuY8UOwPya6p5AlZmTjnLr_Qq4Sx8_OioiRe0hDXSg/viewform #PPSShines

Please complete the requested information below to register your student for the 2021 High School Transition Program.

Congratulations to Brighton Elementary's Lenette Hillian-Sanders, who has been named a NATIONAL Council for Learning Dis...
07/14/2021

Congratulations to Brighton Elementary's Lenette Hillian-Sanders, who has been named a NATIONAL Council for Learning Disabilities Teacher of the Year! Read more here: https://www.ppsk12.us/news/recent_news/hillian_sanders_national_c_l_d_teacher_of_the_year
#PPSShines

Congratulations to Brighton Elementary's Lenette Hillian-Sanders, who has been named a NATIONAL Council for Learning Disabilities Teacher of the Year! Read more here: https://www.ppsk12.us/news/recent_news/hillian_sanders_national_c_l_d_teacher_of_the_year
#PPSShines

07/08/2021

Weather Update: Due to the forecasts for inclement weather, all schools and administrative offices will close today at 2:30 p.m. Summer school schedules will not be impacted by this closure, but all afternoon and evening activities are cancelled.

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Monday in observance of the July 4th holiday. Have a safe and happ...
07/04/2021

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Monday in observance of the July 4th holiday. Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Monday in observance of the July 4th holiday. Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

The Office of Special Education will host an Educational Surrogate Parent Informational Session on Wed., July 28 from 5p...
07/02/2021

The Office of Special Education will host an Educational Surrogate Parent Informational Session on Wed., July 28 from 5pm-6pm in the Parent Resource and Information Center located at 2801 Turnpike Road, Room 2. Learn more here:https://ppsk12.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_794494/File/Special_%20Education/Surrogate_Parent_Workshop.pdf

The Office of Special Education will host an Educational Surrogate Parent Informational Session on Wed., July 28 from 5pm-6pm in the Parent Resource and Information Center located at 2801 Turnpike Road, Room 2. Learn more here:https://ppsk12.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_794494/File/Special_%20Education/Surrogate_Parent_Workshop.pdf

06/30/2021

Update: The Educational Surrogate Parent Informational Session scheduled for tonight has been postponed until further notice.

Are you interested in becoming an Educational Surrogate Parent? The Office of Special Education is hosting an informatio...
06/30/2021

Are you interested in becoming an Educational Surrogate Parent? The Office of Special Education is hosting an informational session tonight from 5pm-6pm in the Parent and Information Resource Center at 2801 Turnpike Rd., Room 2.

Are you interested in becoming an Educational Surrogate Parent? The Office of Special Education is hosting an informational session tonight from 5pm-6pm in the Parent and Information Resource Center at 2801 Turnpike Rd., Room 2.

Summer School bus routes are up! You can access your child's route here: https://ppsk12.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_7944...
06/24/2021

Summer School bus routes are up! You can access your child's route here:https://ppsk12.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_794494/File/School_Bus_Routes_Transportation/2021_Summer_School_Bus_Routes.pdf #PPSShines

Summer School bus routes are up! You can access your child's route here:https://ppsk12.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_794494/File/School_Bus_Routes_Transportation/2021_Summer_School_Bus_Routes.pdf #PPSShines

Beginning tomorrow, June 21, all schools and administrative offices will be operating on their four-day summer schedule,...
06/20/2021

Beginning tomorrow, June 21, all schools and administrative offices will be operating on their four-day summer schedule, where they are closed on Fridays throughout the summer. #PPSShines

Beginning tomorrow, June 21, all schools and administrative offices will be operating on their four-day summer schedule, where they are closed on Fridays throughout the summer. #PPSShines

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post
06/19/2021

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post
06/19/2021

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post
06/19/2021

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Friday, June 18 in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. #PPSShine...
06/17/2021

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Friday, June 18 in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. #PPSShines

All schools and administrative offices will be closed Friday, June 18 in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. #PPSShines

Tomorrow, June 17 is the last day of school for the 2020-2021 academic year! All schools will also have an early release...
06/16/2021

Tomorrow, June 17 is the last day of school for the 2020-2021 academic year! All schools will also have an early release tomorrow. We hope all PPS families have a great summer break! #PPSShines

Tomorrow, June 17 is the last day of school for the 2020-2021 academic year! All schools will also have an early release tomorrow. We hope all PPS families have a great summer break! #PPSShines

Congratulations to Douglass Park Elementary student Jerome Griffin, Jr. for being accepted to the National Youth Leaders...
06/16/2021

Congratulations to Douglass Park Elementary student Jerome Griffin, Jr. for being accepted to the National Youth Leadership Forum! Jerome will take part in the Explore STEM program being held this summer. Read more here: https://ppsk12.us/news/recent_news/d_p_e_s_student_accepted_to_youth_leadership_forum #PPSShines

Congratulations to Douglass Park Elementary student Jerome Griffin, Jr. for being accepted to the National Youth Leadership Forum! Jerome will take part in the Explore STEM program being held this summer. Read more here: https://ppsk12.us/news/recent_news/d_p_e_s_student_accepted_to_youth_leadership_forum #PPSShines

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post
06/16/2021

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post

06/15/2021
2021 Retirement Ceremony

Portsmouth Public Schools would like to recognize all of our retirees for their service and dedication to education!

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Special Meeting tonight, Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 5:30 p.m.  The meeting...
06/10/2021

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Special Meeting tonight, Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting can be watched live on the division's page here: https://www.facebook.com/ppsVA/live #PPSShines

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Special Meeting tonight, Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting can be watched live on the division's page here: https://www.facebook.com/ppsVA/live #PPSShines

Update: Due to an inclement weather forecast, the Kindergarten Movie Night scheduled for tomorrow evening has been resch...
06/09/2021

Update: Due to an inclement weather forecast, the Kindergarten Movie Night scheduled for tomorrow evening has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 16 at 7:30pm. The event will still be held at Wilson High School. Spaces can be reserved here: cutt.ly/ppskindergarten #PPSShines

Update: Due to an inclement weather forecast, the Kindergarten Movie Night scheduled for tomorrow evening has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 16 at 7:30pm. The event will still be held at Wilson High School. Spaces can be reserved here: cutt.ly/ppskindergarten #PPSShines

The Special Education Advisory Committee will host a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 9 at 5:30pm. The public is invit...
06/08/2021

The Special Education Advisory Committee will host a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 9 at 5:30pm. The public is invited to attend. Zoom Meeting ID - 910 2561 3472; Passcode - 652257

The Special Education Advisory Committee will host a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 9 at 5:30pm. The public is invited to attend. Zoom Meeting ID - 910 2561 3472; Passcode - 652257

Mt. Hermon Pre-K students enjoyed the sunshine with a Fun Day Bubbles and Dance Party! #PPSShines
06/02/2021

Mt. Hermon Pre-K students enjoyed the sunshine with a Fun Day Bubbles and Dance Party! #PPSShines

Mt. Hermon Pre-K students enjoyed the sunshine with a Fun Day Bubbles and Dance Party! #PPSShines

Feeding Program Update: The Wilson High School feeding site will be closed tomorrow, June 2. Meals can be picked up near...
06/02/2021

Feeding Program Update: The Wilson High School feeding site will be closed tomorrow, June 2. Meals can be picked up nearby at Hodges Manor Elementary. #PPSShines

Feeding Program Update: The Wilson High School feeding site will be closed tomorrow, June 2. Meals can be picked up nearby at Hodges Manor Elementary. #PPSShines

All PPS schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day.
05/30/2021

All PPS schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day.

All PPS schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day.

Graduation Update: Ceremonies on June 19 will all take place indoors at the Chartway Arena at Old Dominion's Campus! Gra...
05/21/2021

Graduation Update: Ceremonies on June 19 will all take place indoors at the Chartway Arena at Old Dominion's Campus! Graduates can bring up to 10 guests. Visit ppsk12.us/graduation for more information. #PPSShines #CaPPSandGowns

Graduation Update: Ceremonies on June 19 will all take place indoors at the Chartway Arena at Old Dominion's Campus! Graduates can bring up to 10 guests. Visit ppsk12.us/graduation for more information. #PPSShines #CaPPSandGowns

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post
05/21/2021

Photos from Portsmouth Public Schools's post

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Regular Meeting tonight, Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting c...
05/20/2021

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Regular Meeting tonight, Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting can be watched live on the division's page here: https://www.facebook.com/ppsVA/live #PPSShines

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Regular Meeting tonight, Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting can be watched live on the division's page here: https://www.facebook.com/ppsVA/live #PPSShines

05/16/2021

REMINDER: While the CDC has advised that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear face masks/face coverings in most situations, Gov. Northam has declared that all students, staff and visitors must wear a mask while on school property, regardless of their vaccination status.

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