Recent News

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...
Superintendent Dr. Bracy
A 'Reach for the Stars' Partnership
Posted on 12/11/2017
Every 4th, 5th and 6th grade student in PPS has the opportunity to be engaged in STEM. And that’s cause to celebrate!   READ MORE...
Poinsettia from Churchland High's Horticulture I class
Plant some holiday spirit in your home or office!
Posted on 11/26/2017
The Churchland High School Horticulture I class is now selling poinsettias at the school’s greenhouse while supplies last.   READ MORE...
Rev. Cardell Patillo
School Board Member Cardell Patillo Elected to Regional Post
Posted on 11/25/2017
School Board Member Rev. Cardell Patillo has been elected chair of the Tidewater region for the Virginia School Boards Association.  READ MORE...
WATCH D.O.G.S. at Douglass Park
“WATCH D.O.G.S.” program launches at Douglass Park Elementary
Posted on 11/21/2017
In WATCH D.O.G.S., participants agree to volunteer at least one day in the school as teacher helpers, crossing guards, hallway monitors, library assistants, lunchroom helpers, tutors, and more.   READ MORE...
Roadtrip Nation
"Roadtrip Nation" visits I.C. Norcom High
Posted on 11/08/2017
"Roadtrip Nation" promotes young women in science, technology, engineering, and math fields (STEM). The group travels across the country in an RV to promote STEM careers in an effort to expand representation of women in those fields.  READ MORE...
I.C. Norcom High
I.C. Norcom High to Receive Historical State Marker
Posted on 10/23/2017
I.C. Norcom High will receive a historical state marker for its namesake, longtime Portsmouth educator Israel Charles Norcom.  READ MORE...