Minds in Motion with Richmond Ballet
Posted on 10/22/2017
For the past few weeks, students at Hodges Manor and James Hurst elementary schools got dance lessons from the pros at Richmond Ballet.
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Minds in Motion 2017
The School Board Is Coming to You!
Posted on 10/22/2017
The School Board will host its monthly meeting at Hodges Manor Elementary on Oct. 26.
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PPS School Board
Read for the Record
Posted on 10/22/2017
Schools across the division recently participated in “Read for the Record Day.”
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Read for the Record
Inaugural State of Education Event
Posted on 10/18/2017
Recently, the Portsmouth Schools Foundation hosted the inaugural State of Education event. Superintendent Dr. Elie Bracy, III delivered the keynote address.
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State of Education
Bullying Prevention Month
Posted on 10/03/2017
October is Bullying Prevention Month. In Portsmouth Public Schools, we take a stand against bullying. Join us! #PPSbullyfree
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PPS Anti-Bullying Image
Community Breakfast
Posted on 09/29/2017
Parents, school officials, and community leaders recently participated in a special community breakfast. It was a part of Feed VA Day of Action, an initiative to fight against child hunger.
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Student with breakfast
Churchland Elementary Earns "VIP" Award
Posted on 08/23/2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education recently selected Churchland Elementary for a 2017 Virginia Index of Performance Award.
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Churchland Elementary School


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