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Happy New Year from Portsmouth Public Schools! We hope you are ready for a great year ahead! #PPSShines
01/01/2021

Happy New Year from Portsmouth Public Schools! We hope you are ready for a great year ahead! #PPSShines

Three Portsmouth elementary schools, Simonsdale, Westhaven and Hodges Manor, each received 25 bicycles to share with som...
12/18/2020

Three Portsmouth elementary schools, Simonsdale, Westhaven and Hodges Manor, each received 25 bicycles to share with some very lucky students!

Portsmouth Public Schools thanks Mr. Clark and his colleagues for partnering with us to make children smile!

All schools, administrative offices and feeding sites will be closed from Monday, Dec. 21 through Friday, Jan. 1 for win...
12/18/2020

All schools, administrative offices and feeding sites will be closed from Monday, Dec. 21 through Friday, Jan. 1 for winter break. Classes and regular office hours resume Monday, Jan. 4. We hope you enjoy a happy winter break and we look forward to seeing you in 2021! #PPSShines

The PPS Athletics Department has suspended all conditioning and practices beginning tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 17. Practic...
12/16/2020
PPS Athletics pauses conditioning, practices

The PPS Athletics Department has suspended all conditioning and practices beginning tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 17. Practices can resume Monday, Jan. 4 upon the division's return from the upcoming Winter Break. Read more here: https://www.ppsk12.us/news/recent_news/p_p_s_athletics_pauses_conditioning__practices #PPSShines

Effective Thursday, Dec. 17, all Portsmouth Public Schools athletic practices and conditioning will be suspended throughout the Winter Break (Dec. 21-Jan.1). Athletic practices can resume on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

The Office of Special Education & Related Services is hosting Holiday Cheer on a Budget Virtual Seminar tonight, Monday,...
12/07/2020

The Office of Special Education & Related Services is hosting Holiday Cheer on a Budget Virtual Seminar tonight, Monday, Dec. 7, at 6:30pm. Learn how to make healthy eating during the holidays fun for kids & cost-effective! Zoom Meeting ID: 98180127265 Password: 0TPHB1 #PPSShines

Two current Portsmouth School Board members and three School Board members- elect recently took their oaths of office in...
12/04/2020

Two current Portsmouth School Board members and three School Board members- elect recently took their oaths of office in individual swearing-in ceremonies held in the city’s Judicial Center. Clerk of Circuit Court Cynthia P. Morrison administered the oaths. All five School Board Members will serve from Jan. 1, 2021 to Dec. 31, 2024.

The Office of Special Education & Related Services is hosting a virtual Holiday Cheer on a Budget seminar on Monday, Dec...
12/02/2020

The Office of Special Education & Related Services is hosting a virtual Holiday Cheer on a Budget seminar on Monday, Dec. 7 at 6:30pm. Learn how to make healthy eating during the holidays fun for kids and cost-effective! Zoom Meeting ID: 98180127265 Password: 0TPHB1 #PPSShines

11/22/2020

PPS Families - All meal distribution sites will be closed for Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Nov. 27. To accommodate families, PPS Food Services staff will be providing two breakfasts and two lunches on both Monday, Nov. 23 and Tuesday, Nov. 24. #PPSShines

PPS Middle & High School Families - This is a reminder that today is the last day to select the preferred learning optio...
11/20/2020

PPS Middle & High School Families - This is a reminder that today is the last day to select the preferred learning option (hybrid or virtual) for your student(s) in the new year using the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KV82QMB #PPSShines

11/19/2020

The PPS Office of Special Education & Related Services is hosting a Zoom meeting tonight (Thursday, Nov. 19) at 6 p.m. for military families who have children with special needs. Resources available will be discussed. Zoom Meeting ID: 953 9342 0374; Passcode: 6SMXJ8

In its Tuesday, Nov. 17 meeting, the Portsmouth School Board approved Wednesday, Nov. 25 as a holiday for all students a...
11/19/2020

In its Tuesday, Nov. 17 meeting, the Portsmouth School Board approved Wednesday, Nov. 25 as a holiday for all students and staff. Happy Thanksgiving to all in the Portsmouth Public Schools Family!

At its Nov. 17 meeting, the Portsmouth City School Board approved changes to the division's reopening plans due to risin...
11/18/2020

At its Nov. 17 meeting, the Portsmouth City School Board approved changes to the division's reopening plans due to rising COVID-19 cases in the region. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2UDUwxQ

PPS Middle & High School Parents - Please let the division know whether your middle or high school student(s) will be ut...
11/16/2020

PPS Middle & High School Parents - Please let the division know whether your middle or high school student(s) will be utilizing hybrid or 100% virtual instruction for 2021 no later than Friday, Nov. 20. You can access the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KV82QMB #PPSShines

The Office of Title I and the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore are hosting a Drive-Through Fresh ...
11/14/2020

The Office of Title I and the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore are hosting a Drive-Through Fresh Produce Market Thursday, Nov. 19 from 4:30pm-5:30pm at the Instructional Resources Center (3651 Hartford Street, Portsmouth, VA) while supplies last. #PPSShines

PPS Human Resources is hosting a Virtual Instructional Job Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 17  from 9am-12pm! To participate, thos...
11/12/2020

PPS Human Resources is hosting a Virtual Instructional Job Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 9am-12pm! To participate, those interested must apply first and be selected for a virtual interview. Please apply here: ppsk12.us/jobs #PPSShines

In observance of Veteran's Day, all PPS schools and administrative offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 11. ...
11/10/2020

In observance of Veteran's Day, all PPS schools and administrative offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 11. On behalf of our community, we thank all of our veterans for their service to our country. #PPSShines

PPS Human Resources is hosting an Auxiliary Job Fair on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the S.H. Clarke building from 9 a.m.-12 p.m...
11/08/2020

PPS Human Resources is hosting an Auxiliary Job Fair on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the S.H. Clarke building from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. To participate, those interested must apply first and be selected for an in-person interview. Please apply here: ppsk12.us/jobs #PPSShines

The PPS Office of Special Education & Relative Services is hosting a Virtual Parent Night on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 6pm. Re...
11/08/2020

The PPS Office of Special Education & Relative Services is hosting a Virtual Parent Night on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 6pm. Resources the state offers children with disabilities will be shared. Zoom meeting ID: 919 8643 6571; Passcode: 4D7s84 #PPSShines

PPS Elementary Parents - Please let the division know whether your Pre-K through Grade 6 student(s) will be utilizing hy...
11/06/2020

PPS Elementary Parents - Please let the division know whether your Pre-K through Grade 6 student(s) will be utilizing hybrid or 100% virtual instruction for 2021 no later than Friday, Nov. 13. You can access the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RNQXCNX #PPSShines

It’s not too late to register for the virtual workshop being hosted by the Portsmouth Council of PTAs! “Self-Care & Emot...
11/03/2020

It’s not too late to register for the virtual workshop being hosted by the Portsmouth Council of PTAs! “Self-Care & Emotional Wellbeing During These Uncertain Times” is happening tonight, Nov. 3, at 7pm. Register here now: https://bit.ly/3e5cFNS #PPSShines

PPS Families - The survey to identify dependents of active duty military and reservists as well as families' current int...
11/02/2020

PPS Families - The survey to identify dependents of active duty military and reservists as well as families' current internet access closes tonight, Nov. 2, at midnight. This survey can be filled out here: https://bit.ly/2GlgAtm #PPSShines

10/29/2020
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The Portsmouth Council of PTAs is hosting a virtual workshop on Tuesday Nov. 3, from 7pm-8pm titled “Self-Care & Social Emotional Wellbeing During These Uncertain Times." Registration is required. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3e5cFNS #PPSShines

PPS Families - The division is conducting a survey to identify families' current internet access and dependents of activ...
10/27/2020

PPS Families - The division is conducting a survey to identify families' current internet access and dependents of active duty military and reservists. Please complete the survey no later than Monday, November 2. Access the survey here: http://ow.ly/GvlL50C3UYS #PPSShines

Great news, PPS Staff! There is still more time to make a donation to the United Way and help our community's most vulne...
10/25/2020

Great news, PPS Staff! There is still more time to make a donation to the United Way and help our community's most vulnerable children, adults, and families! Portsmouth Public Schools' 2020 United Way Campaign has been extended through Friday, October 30, 2020. #PPSShines

Applications are now being accepted for the EVMS Health Sciences Academy! Current 8th and 9th grade students with an int...
10/23/2020

Applications are now being accepted for the EVMS Health Sciences Academy! Current 8th and 9th grade students with an interest in health sciences careers can request an application here: http://ow.ly/6ZPY50BZItK #PPSShines

It's time for Title I Story Time! Enjoy two great books being read by Author Florenza Lee. The show is airing right now ...
10/22/2020

It's time for Title I Story Time! Enjoy two great books being read by Author Florenza Lee. The show is airing right now on the PSET channel (Ch. 47 for Cox Cable) and is also available here: https://youtu.be/DALXlmBFLRU #PPSShines

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