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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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Churchland math teacher named finalist for Presidential Award for instruction
Posted on 07/02/2019
Churchland High School's Aziz Zahraoui has been named a 2019 Virginia state-level finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)....
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Portsmouth Public Schools earns top financial reporting honor
Posted on 06/24/2019
Portsmouth Public Schools earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the division’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). ...
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Frances Johnson named PPS Nurse of the Year
Posted on 05/23/2019
At the last staff meeting for all Portsmouth Public Schools school nurses for the 2018-19 school year, Olive Branch Preschool Nurse Frances Johnson was named the 2019 School Nurse of the Year. ...
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Portsmouth Public Schools hosting first-ever Career and Technical Education Signing Day
Posted on 05/16/2019
Portsmouth Public Schools (PPS) will be celebrating students who are entering the workforce following graduation with the division’s first-ever Career and Technical Education Signing Day. The event will take place Wednesday, June 5, at 6 p.m., at Woodrow Wilson High School. ...
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Prospective teachers and bus drivers can take part in new walk-in interviews
Posted on 05/14/2019
Those interested in a career as a teacher or bus driver in Portsmouth Public Schools (PPS) can participate in new walk-in interviews to earn a job with the division. ...
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Portsmouth Public Schools hosting annual Preschool and Kindergarten Registration events
Posted on 05/09/2019
Families with rising preschoolers and kindergartners can attend one of a series upcoming registration events held by Portsmouth Public Schools (PPS) to help streamline the process and provide answers to questions about the division’s programs....
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Norcom teacher named to national science mentoring program
Posted on 04/30/2019
Norcom High School Teacher Heather Overkamp has been named to the Society for Science & the Public’s 2019-2020 Advocate Grant Program. Overkamp was one of just 60 of the professionals across the country selected for the program....
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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.
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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
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