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Wilson High earns Project Ignition grant, students to attend the National Youth Leadership Council training
Posted on 10/21/2019
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Budget department earns ASBO Honor
Posted on 10/11/2019
Portsmouth Public Schools has earned the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) for excellence in its budget presentation. ...
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ASBO
Portsmouth Public Schools maintains accreditation standing
Posted on 09/30/2019
For the second year in a row, 14 of the 19 Portsmouth Public Schools (PPS) testing schools have earned full accreditation, according to data released today by the Virginia Department of Education. In 2015, the division just six of 19 schools were accredited. ...
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Churchland High School named Naval Honor School
Posted on 09/09/2019
Churchland High School’s Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (MCJROTC) program was recently designated as a Naval Honor School based on activity that took place during the 2018-19 school year....
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Football games rescheduled
Posted on 09/04/2019
In preparation for the anticipated weather later this week, high schools have all proactively moved their home football games scheduled for Friday night. ...
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School Board meeting announcement updates
Posted on 08/14/2019
Effective Sept. 1, 2019, School Board meetings/agendas will no longer be published in the Sunday Bridges....
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School Board Meetings
Churchland Elementary registration update
Posted on 07/31/2019
Churchland Elementary School is now beyond building capacity for new enrollment, which means families zoned for Churchland Elementary who have not yet registered their child will be directed to Churchland Academy. ...
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PPS donates more than $34,000 to United Way
Posted on 07/18/2019
Portsmouth Public Schools was recently honored with a special plaque honoring the division’s more than $34,000 donation to the United Way of South Hampton Roads....
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Douglass Park Wins Gold Award in VA Breakfast Challenge
The school won this prestigious award for the 2018-19 school year.
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Superintendent Dr. Elie Bracy, III and William E. Waters Middle School Principal Dr. Camilla Ferebee congratulate PPS 2019 Teacher of the Year Rachel Lasky.
PPS 2019 Teacher of the Year Rachel Lasky
Superintendent Dr. Elie Bracy, III and William E. Waters Middle School Principal Dr. Camilla Ferebee congratulate PPS 2019 Teacher of the Year Rachel Lasky
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