*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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Summer Enrichment: "Communication, Connections, and Cultures"
Posted on 07/27/2017
Students in the Summer Enrichment Camp learned about world languages and cultures. They shared lessons in a culminating performance on the final day of summer camp.
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Summer Enrichment Camp
Inaugural 7 Cities Alternative School Conference
Posted on 07/26/2017
Recently, educators from alternative schools across Hampton Roads gathered in Portsmouth to share best practices for helping students.
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Alternative School Conference
Summer Learning at STARBASE
Posted on 07/19/2017
Learning continues this summer at STARBASE Victory. Scores of students are involved in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs. Learn more!
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Decoder Club at Starbase
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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