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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

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05/21/2021

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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.

The Portsmouth Council of PTAs is recruiting 2021-2022 Executive and Local Officers! Volunteers are also needed. Interes...
05/13/2021

The Portsmouth Council of PTAs is recruiting 2021-2022 Executive and Local Officers! Volunteers are also needed. Interested persons should email their contact information, location and desired position to [email protected] no later than May 25. #PPSShines

The Portsmouth Council of PTAs is recruiting 2021-2022 Executive and Local Officers! Volunteers are also needed. Interested persons should email their contact information, location and desired position to [email protected] no later than May 25. #PPSShines

PPS, in partnership with FEMA and the Portsmouth Health Department, will be hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics for any div...
05/12/2021

PPS, in partnership with FEMA and the Portsmouth Health Department, will be hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics for any division high school student, 14-18 years-old, who would want to receive the vaccine at no cost. Learn more here: https://www.ppsk12.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=794578&pageId=66882220

PPS, in partnership with FEMA and the Portsmouth Health Department, will be hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics for any division high school student, 14-18 years-old, who would want to receive the vaccine at no cost. Learn more here: https://www.ppsk12.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=794578&pageId=66882220

It's School Nurse Day! Thank you to PPS Health Services staff and school nurses for continuing to keep our students safe...
05/12/2021

It's School Nurse Day! Thank you to PPS Health Services staff and school nurses for continuing to keep our students safe! #SchoolNurseDay #PPSShines

It's School Nurse Day! Thank you to PPS Health Services staff and school nurses for continuing to keep our students safe! #SchoolNurseDay #PPSShines

The PPS Office of Title I and Family Engagement is hosting two Kindergarten Drive-In Movie Nights on May 27 and June 10!...
05/10/2021

The PPS Office of Title I and Family Engagement is hosting two Kindergarten Drive-In Movie Nights on May 27 and June 10! These free events will provide important information for the upcoming school year. Interested families must register here: cutt.ly/ppskindergarten #PPSShines

The PPS Office of Title I and Family Engagement is hosting two Kindergarten Drive-In Movie Nights on May 27 and June 10! These free events will provide important information for the upcoming school year. Interested families must register here: cutt.ly/ppskindergarten #PPSShines

Today is School Lunch Hero Day! Thank you to the PPS Food Services staff for all that you do! #SchoolLunchHeroDay #PPSSh...
05/08/2021

Today is School Lunch Hero Day! Thank you to the PPS Food Services staff for all that you do! #SchoolLunchHeroDay #PPSShines

Today is School Lunch Hero Day! Thank you to the PPS Food Services staff for all that you do! #SchoolLunchHeroDay #PPSShines

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Special Meeting tonight, Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting ca...
05/06/2021

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Special Meeting tonight, Thursday, May 6, 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, May 6, 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

It's Teacher Appreciation Day! Thank you to all of our incredible teachers who make a difference in the lives of childre...
05/04/2021
Teacher Appreciation Week

It's Teacher Appreciation Day! Thank you to all of our incredible teachers who make a difference in the lives of children every day! Watch this video to hear special messages our parents have for PPS teachers: https://youtu.be/cOiVMCBLPkk?rel=0 #PPSShines #TeacherAppreciation #ThankATeacher

In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Day, the Chick-fil-A on Frederick Blvd. will be giving all PPS teachers and staff...
05/03/2021

In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Day, the Chick-fil-A on Frederick Blvd. will be giving all PPS teachers and staff a FREE Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich on Tuesday, May 4! Staff must show their PPS ID to receive their sandwich. Thank you, Chick-fil-A! #PPSShines

In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Day, the Chick-fil-A on Frederick Blvd. will be giving all PPS teachers and staff a FREE Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich on Tuesday, May 4! Staff must show their PPS ID to receive their sandwich. Thank you, Chick-fil-A! #PPSShines

Applications for the PPS Bright Start Preschool Program will be available Monday, May 3. If you have a child who will be...
04/30/2021

Applications for the PPS Bright Start Preschool Program will be available Monday, May 3. If you have a child who will be 4-years-old on or before Sept. 30, visit the PreK Registration page for more information: https://www.ppsk12.us/families/student_registration/pre_k_registration #PPSShines

Applications for the PPS Bright Start Preschool Program will be available Monday, May 3. If you have a child who will be 4-years-old on or before Sept. 30, visit the PreK Registration page for more information: https://www.ppsk12.us/families/student_registration/pre_k_registration #PPSShines

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Regular Meeting tonight, Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting...
04/29/2021

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Regular Meeting tonight, Thursday, April 29, 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, April 29, 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

PPS Human Resources is hosting its first job fair for health and special services employees! The fair will take place Th...
04/28/2021

PPS Human Resources is hosting its first job fair for health and special services employees! The fair will take place Thursday, April 29, from 11am to 1pm at S.H. Clarke Academy (2801 Turnpike Road, Portsmouth, VA). Apply here: www.ppsk12.us/jobs #PPSShines

PPS Human Resources is hosting its first job fair for health and special services employees! The fair will take place Thursday, April 29, from 11am to 1pm at S.H. Clarke Academy (2801 Turnpike Road, Portsmouth, VA). Apply here: www.ppsk12.us/jobs #PPSShines

I.C. Norcom High School senior Trinity Allen has been named Portsmouth's Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador and a runner-up ...
04/26/2021

I.C. Norcom High School senior Trinity Allen has been named Portsmouth's Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador and a runner-up for the Hampton Roads Youth Poet Laureate contest! Read more here: https://www.ppsk12.us/news/recent_news/i_c_n_senior_named_youth_poet_laureate_ambassador #PPSShines

I.C. Norcom High School senior Trinity Allen has been named Portsmouth's Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador and a runner-up for the Hampton Roads Youth Poet Laureate contest! Read more here: https://www.ppsk12.us/news/recent_news/i_c_n_senior_named_youth_poet_laureate_ambassador #PPSShines

Westhaven Elementary's student art display brings "a message of hope and joy" to Maryview Hospital! Way to go, Blue Jays...
04/23/2021

Westhaven Elementary's student art display brings "a message of hope and joy" to Maryview Hospital! Way to go, Blue Jays! #PPSShines

Westhaven Elementary's student art display brings "a message of hope and joy" to Maryview Hospital! Way to go, Blue Jays! #PPSShines

Churchland High School sophomore Bailey-Rose Dias has been selected to attend National Miss Amazing 2021 as arepresentat...
04/23/2021

Churchland High School sophomore Bailey-Rose Dias has been selected to attend National Miss Amazing 2021 as a
representative for the state of Virginia! Read more here: https://ppsk12.us/news/recent_news/c_h_s_student_named_ms__amazing_v_a_representative #PPSShines

Churchland High School sophomore Bailey-Rose Dias has been selected to attend National Miss Amazing 2021 as a
representative for the state of Virginia! Read more here: https://ppsk12.us/news/recent_news/c_h_s_student_named_ms__amazing_v_a_representative #PPSShines

Graduation Update: In-person graduation ceremonies will be held for the Class of 2021 at the S.B. Ballard stadium at Old...
04/21/2021

Graduation Update: In-person graduation ceremonies will be held for the Class of 2021 at the S.B. Ballard stadium at Old Dominion! #CaPPSandGowns #PPSShines
Visit the graduation webpage for more information www.ppsk12.us/graduation

Graduation Update: In-person graduation ceremonies will be held for the Class of 2021 at the S.B. Ballard stadium at Old Dominion! #CaPPSandGowns #PPSShines
Visit the graduation webpage for more information www.ppsk12.us/graduation

Portsmouth Public Schools has received the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in ...
04/19/2021
PPS again earns ASBO Financial Award

Portsmouth Public Schools has received the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ended 2020. Read more here: https://www.ppsk12.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=794578&pageId=66862376 #PPSShines

The division has received the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ended 2020. According to the ASBO, this award represents a significant achievement and reflects the division’s commitment to transparency and high-qual...

We are grateful for a smooth and successful first week back for our students. Thank you to all for a great transition ba...
04/16/2021

We are grateful for a smooth and successful first week back for our students. Thank you to all for a great transition back into the classroom! #PPSShines

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Special Meeting tonight, Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting...
04/15/2021

The Portsmouth City School Board will hold a Special Meeting tonight, Thursday, April 15, 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, April 15, 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 PPS Department of Human Resources is hosting a virtual instructional job fair on Thursday, April 15! Interviews will...
04/14/2021

The PPS Department of Human Resources is hosting a virtual instructional job fair on Thursday, April 15! Interviews will be held for elementary teachers from 9am-12pm and secondary teachers from 1-4 pm. Interested candidates can register here: www.ppsk12.us/jobs #PPSShines

The PPS Department of Human Resources is hosting a virtual instructional job fair on Thursday, April 15! Interviews will be held for elementary teachers from 9am-12pm and secondary teachers from 1-4 pm. Interested candidates can register here: www.ppsk12.us/jobs #PPSShines

Monday, April 12, students who chose to return to in-person learning will begin coming back to school! Visit the PPS Sch...
04/09/2021

Monday, April 12, students who chose to return to in-person learning will begin coming back to school! Visit the PPS School Reopening webpage for a list of resources, including a Return to In-Person Learning Manual, videos and sample schedules. https://www.ppsk12.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=794578&pageId=66531256 #PPSShines

Monday, April 12, students who chose to return to in-person learning will begin coming back to school! Visit the PPS School Reopening webpage for a list of resources, including a Return to In-Person Learning Manual, videos and sample schedules. https://www.ppsk12.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=794578&pageId=66531256 #PPSShines

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