Recent News

March Youth Art Month Picture with Art Supplies
Youth Art Month
Posted on 03/14/2018
The Portsmouth City School Board endorses the observance of Youth Art Month.   READ MORE...
Music Notes for Music in Our Schools Month
Music in Our Schools Month
Posted on 03/13/2018
Portsmouth City School Board endorses the observance of Music in Our Schools Month for the month of March.   READ MORE...
Amari Jackson Triple Jump
Run with the Win! PPS Indoor Track Sate Champions
Posted on 03/07/2018
Portsmouth students recently captured state titles in indoor track.  READ MORE...
School Safety and Student Expression
Posted on 03/07/2018
Please read this important message about school safety and student expression.  READ MORE...
Robotics stock image
Hundreds of students to compete in robotics event at Churchland High
Posted on 03/06/2018
More than 30 high school teams and their robots from Virginia, DC and Maryland will gather at Churchland High for the FIRST Chesapeake District Hampton Roads event.  READ MORE...
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. 
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.  
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...