Recent News

United We Stand
United We Stand: A Message About School Safety
Posted on 02/21/2018
School superintendents across Hampton Roads have joined together to discuss school safety.  READ MORE...
Safety First
PPS School Safety
Posted on 02/19/2018
We care about safety in Portsmouth Public Schools. 
You Have A Voice
Portsmouth School Board to Host Public Hearing on Budget
Posted on 02/18/2018
A public hearing will be held during the School Board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at City Hall.  READ MORE...
Join us for a special Family Night!
Posted on 02/16/2018
PPS will host a special event for families of students learning English as a second language.  READ MORE...
Mount Hermon Preschool and the "Healthy School Produce Market"
Posted on 02/08/2018
The market comes to the school courtesy of a grant from the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. The program promotes early awareness of healthy lifestyle choices.   READ MORE...
Dr. Bracy
Superintendent Dr. Elie Bracy, III unveils budget proposal for the next fiscal year
Posted on 02/08/2018
The proposal includes a staff raise, expansion of the career and technical education program, and the addition of school security officers, among other needs.  READ MORE...
Book reading
Portsmouth joins the "Virginia Reads One Book" program
Posted on 02/05/2018
Several schools will participate in a statewide initiative called “Virginia Reads One Book.”  READ MORE...
Thank You
Dear Portsmouth School Board, We Appreciate You!
Posted on 02/05/2018
February is recognized as School Board Appreciation Month.  
The unveiling of the Norcom High School Highway Marker
Norcom High School the Site of a Historical Highway Marker
Posted on 01/29/2018
A special celebration was held recently... 
School Board Adopts Makeup Plan
School Board Adopts Makeup Plan
Posted on 01/12/2018
The School Board has adopted a plan that will determine how students will make up lost instructional time…  READ MORE...
Stakeholders weigh in on PPS operating budget
Stakeholders weigh in on PPS operating budget
Posted on 01/12/2018
The School Board recently heard what PPS stakeholders had to say about school spending.  READ MORE...
Navy Scientist Lt. Angie Violante Engages Students
Student Engagement At Its Best
Posted on 12/14/2017
A Navy scientist recently visited Portsmouth Public Schools. Lt. Angie Violante of the Office of Naval Research was here to see the school system’s deployment of the “World of Waves” curriculum.  READ MORE...