A 'Reach for the Stars' Partnership
Posted on 12/11/2017
Every 4th, 5th and 6th grade student in PPS has the opportunity to be engaged in STEM. And that’s cause to celebrate!
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Superintendent Dr. Bracy
Let's Hear It for STEM!
Posted on 12/08/2017
Public Invited to Hear Visiting Scientist Address the Need to Prepare More Young People for STEM Careers
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Public Invited to Hear Visiting Scientist
PPS Job Fair
Posted on 12/07/2017
We are hiring! PPS will host a job fair Wednesday, Dec. 13 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Churchland High.
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Job Fair
Plant some holiday spirit in your home or office!
Posted on 11/26/2017
The Churchland High School Horticulture I class is now selling poinsettias at the school’s greenhouse while supplies last.
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Poinsettia from Churchland High's Horticulture I class
School Board Member Cardell Patillo Elected to Regional Post
Posted on 11/25/2017
School Board Member Rev. Cardell Patillo has been elected chair of the Tidewater region for the Virginia School Boards Association.
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Rev. Cardell Patillo
“WATCH D.O.G.S.” program launches at Douglass Park Elementary
Posted on 11/21/2017
In WATCH D.O.G.S., participants agree to volunteer at least one day in the school as teacher helpers, crossing guards, hallway monitors, library assistants, lunchroom helpers, tutors, and more.
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WATCH D.O.G.S. at Douglass Park
"Roadtrip Nation" visits I.C. Norcom High
Posted on 11/08/2017
"Roadtrip Nation" promotes young women in science, technology, engineering, and math fields (STEM). The group travels across the country in an RV to promote STEM careers in an effort to expand representation of women in those fields.
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Roadtrip Nation
I.C. Norcom High to Receive Historical State Marker
Posted on 10/23/2017
I.C. Norcom High will receive a historical state marker for its namesake, longtime Portsmouth educator Israel Charles Norcom.
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I.C. Norcom High


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