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Medal Worthy Moms
Posted on 08/31/2016
In the August 15th edition of People Magazine, LaShawn Merritt (Woodrow Wilson High grad) and his mom, Brenda Merritt were highlighted. Brenda has worked within Portsmouth Public Schools for the past 25 years. She currently is a library clerk at Woodrow Wilson High School (WWHS)....
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Science Teacher Recognized by News
Posted on 08/30/2016
Mr. Daron Moore is a science teacher at I.C. Norcom High School. Most teachers welcome the summer to spend time with their families. Mr. Moore is not really taking a break with his family, instead he does summer camps with students....
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Back-to-School Convocation
Posted on 08/25/2016
The Annual All-Employee Back-to-School Fall Convocation celebrated the start of the 2016-17 school year! I.C. Norcom High School and Churchland High School cheerleaders welcomed all staff. Port Towne Magic! Pops Orchestra performed for all guests. The keynote speaker was Dr. Kenston J. Griffin, founder and CEO of Dream Builders Communication, Inc. ...
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Back-to-School Convocation
PALS Camp at Douglass Park Elementary
Posted on 08/23/2016
Douglass Park Elementary hosted a Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) Camp this summer. For two weeks, 39 students in Kindergarten through Third Grade participated in the camp to strengthen their reading skills. ...
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Pals Camp at Douglass Park Elementary
High School Summer Graduation
Posted on 08/11/2016
20 seniors participated in a graduation ceremony on Thursday, August 11 at Churchland High School. Churchland High School had 13 graduates, I.C. Norcom High School had two graduates and Woodrow Wilson High School had six graduates. Congratulations to all students!...
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Summer Session Seniors
Middle Schools Awarded 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants
Posted on 08/10/2016
More than 300 students from Churchland Middle School, Cradock Middle School and W.E. Waters Middle School will have the opportunity to participate in an after-school program funded by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) for three consecutive years....
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Middle Schools Awarded  21st Century Community Learning Center Grants
Middle School Teachers Team Up For Summer Learning
Posted on 08/09/2016
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) sponsors science teachers as they team up with Norfolk Public Schools teachers through a Knowledge through Experience for Youth in Science (Keys) to Implementation course. Together, they spend a week and a total of 40 hours learning new methods of teaching science....
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Middle School Science Teachers Team Up For Summer Learning
Governor of Virginia Visits Cybersecurity Camp
Posted on 08/02/2016
Governor Terry McAuliffe visited the Cybersecurity camp at I.C. Norcom today for 24 rising 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Portsmouth and Hampton Roads students....
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Governor of Virginia Visit

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Scout Ready Event Provides Safety Education
Scout Ready Event Provides Safety Education
All elementary students and parents are invited to attend Scout Ready – a safety awareness event for families on Saturday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pembroke Mall in...
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Tobacco-free school policy
22nd school division in Virginia to adopt a 100% comprehensive tobacco-free policy
The comprehensive, 100% tobacco-free school policy is one that prohibits any and all tobacco use by students, staff and visitors at any time, including non-school hours, in any bui...
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School Bus Tracking App for Parents Coming Soon
School Bus Tracking App for Parents Coming Soon
This school year, Portsmouth students and parents will have a new tool to help track the bus. It's called Here Comes the Bus....
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