I.C. Norcom High Named One of the “Best High Schools” in the Nation
Posted on 04/27/2017
U.S. News & World Report has awarded the Bronze Medal to the “Greyhounds.” I.C. Norcom High is among the 118 schools in Virginia to earn medals in the recent report.
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I.C. Norcom High School
Text Message Alerts Coming Soon
Posted on 04/26/2017
Starting May 1, 2017, the school division will begin sending text messages to mobile phones in order to share information about school closings, major school events and important news
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Text Message
Norcom's Leon Goolsby Named 3A Boys Coach of the Year
Posted on 04/21/2017
The Virginia High School League recently named I.C. Norcom High's Leon Goolsby the 3A Boys Coach of the Year!
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Leon Goolsby with team
All About Math
Posted on 04/19/2017
We provide engaging academics for our students. Throughout the year, the Math Department hosts various activities to challenge students and provide opportunities for them to show their skills.
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All About Math
Simonsdale Elementary students visit TCC
Posted on 04/17/2017
Simonsdale Elementary students recently visited TCC for a tour and to learn about college.
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Simonsdale Elementary students
CFO Brittany Dortch earns financial reporting awards
Posted on 04/08/2017
Congratulations to our CFO Brittany Dortch, her staff and the School Board on receiving multiple financial reporting awards in recent weeks.
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Brittany Dortch
Job Fair
Posted on 04/06/2017
Portsmouth Public Schools will host a job fair on May 3, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m. at I.C. Norcom High. Positions are available in the instruction, nursing, custodial, food services, building trades, and transportation departments.
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Job Fair
A message on the budget proposal
Posted on 03/30/2017
We are disheartened by the City Manager’s budget proposal which fails to include money for teacher raises. We will continue to advocate for our schools. Join with us.
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Budget Statement


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Job Fair
Job Fair
Our job fair on May 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. at I.C. Norcom High. Positions are available in the instruction, nursing, custodial, food services, building trades and transportation depart
Edibles for Education flyer
Edibles for Education
Enjoy tastings from more than 20 restaurants and caterers. Raise money for a good cause! May 23 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Woman's Club of Portsmouth.
Volunteer Opportunties
Children need a variety of support to succeed in life. In PPS, we’re committed to teaching each student who comes through our doors. But we need your help!