School meals available for families in need during government shutdown
Posted on 01/14/2019
Find how you can qualify for free- or reduced-price meals during the government shutdown.
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School Cafeteria
School Board Leaders for 2019
Posted on 01/11/2019
The School Board recently re-elected Claude Parent as Chairman and elected Cardell Patillo as the new Vice Chairman during its annual re-organizational meeting.
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Parent and Patillo
New Year, New Classes for Adults
Posted on 01/01/2019
Check out the classes we offer to adults in the community.
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Rhythm & Me program connects students with autism and their peers
Posted on 12/26/2018
Through a partnership with Young Audiences Arts for Learning, Portsmouth students with autism and their peers recently completed a music and arts program.
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Rhythm & Me
Portsmouth Nurse Saves Student from Choking
Posted on 12/20/2018
Churchland Middle School nurse Lori Jensen, RN, used the Heimlich maneuver on a student who was choking.
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Lori Jensen
School Board meetings to be broadcast live online starting Dec. 13
Posted on 12/05/2018
There is a new way for you to stay connected to the Portsmouth School Board. Starting Dec. 13, live meetings can be watched online at
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Watch Live
*New Date* Distinguished Alumnus 2018: P. Ward Robinett, Jr.
Posted on 11/20/2018
Join the Portsmouth Schools Foundation on Dec. 12 as it hosts the annual Distinguished Alumnus celebration.
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P. Ward Robinett, Jr.
New School Safety Procedure for Visitors
Posted on 10/29/2018
On November 1, all Portsmouth schools will begin using a new visitor management process called the Raptor System.
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Every Day Counts: Why School Attendance Matters
Families and community members, we need your help getting children to school on a regular basis.