Churchland Elementary Earns "VIP" Award
Posted on 08/23/2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education recently selected Churchland Elementary for a 2017 Virginia Index of Performance Award.
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Churchland Elementary School
*UPDATED* An Important School Funding Update
Posted on 08/18/2017
*UPDATE: We have received the first payment* We have about two and a half weeks before school begins, but we may have trouble opening our doors. That’s because the city has not yet given us the $4.3 million dollars that was due at the start of the fiscal year in July.
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School Accreditation Projections for 2017-18
Posted on 08/15/2017
Four additional Portsmouth schools are expected to earn full accreditation this year.
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School Supply Lists 2017-18
Posted on 08/02/2017
Tax-Free Weekend is August 4-6. Get your child's school supply list here!
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Portsmouth School Division Earns Prestigious Budget Award
Posted on 07/27/2017
PPS has received the 2017–2018 Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).
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Peachjar: A new way to stay informed!
Posted on 06/29/2017
We have a new way to inform parents about school and community events, activities, and programs. We are moving away from costly paper flyers and will launch a digital flyer system called Peachjar. Click here to learn more!
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Summer Reading Lists
Posted on 06/22/2017
Grab a book and read, read, read!
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Summer Reading
*August Update* Proposed Changes to the Student Code of Conduct
Posted on 06/09/2017
For more than a year, division staff have worked diligently to improve student behavior and student discipline. Based on state and legal guidelines, as well as staff and community input, the administration recommended changes to the Student Code of Conduct. School Board plans to vote Aug. 5.
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