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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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Wilson High School teacher earns national honor from FCCLA
Posted on 04/29/2019
Wilson High School Career and Technology Teacher Karen Roberts has been named the recipient of the 2019 National Educated Adviser Award from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)....
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Students win regional awards in VSBA art contest
Posted on 04/29/2019
Two PPS students earned awards in the 2019 Virginia School Boards Association Regional Art Contest...
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PPS Salutes Its Many Volunteers
Posted on 04/12/2019
In PPS, we are blessed with many wonderful volunteers. Read about a few examples here......
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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.
PPS 2019 Teacher of the Year Rachel Lasky
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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