The Mission of Portsmouth Middle School is to create a strong and safe learning environment: promote social, emotional and physical well-being and to provide opportunities for each student, to the best of his or her ability, to meet high academic standards, develop responsibility, and achieve the positive social values and behaviors to become productive citizens.
Principal: Joao P. Arruda
Assistant Principal: Chad Smith
Calling all artists! Yearbook cover contest entries are still welcome! Please submit your cover design to Mrs. Heffernan in the Art Room by Friday, October 6th. Let's Create!!
A new program called, BOKS, Build Our Kids Success, will begin on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:40 to 7:30A.M in the gym. If you are an early riser this can be a great way to start your day. A bit of yoga and a lot of running activities will be incorporated into this six week program for 5th and 6th graders. Registration forms are available outside the health room or from Mrs. Choinski.
Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Mock trial will be holding an information session on Tuesday September 26 to discuss the upcoming mock trial season. We would like to welcome any new and returning team members to join for the chance to discuss plans for the upcoming season and ask any questions.
Are you an early riser and looking to get some exercise before school? A new program called, BOKS, Bring Our Kids Success, will begin on Tuesday, October 3rd. BOKS will run for 6 weeks on Tuesday's, Wednesday's, and Thursday's from 6:40 to 7:30A.M. and is open to any 5th or 6th grader. Registration is required. Please see Mrs. Choinski for more information.
Any 7th or 8th grade band student who would like to audition for the Rhode Island All-State Band should see Mrs. Phillips before Wednesday, September 27th. Thank you.
Attention 6th , 7th and 8th grade students If you are interested in joining the creative writing club please see Mr. Spaltholz or Mrs. Taft. We will meet once a month beginning on Tuesday, September 26th in the library from 2:45 - 3:45.
Attention 6th, 7th, & 8th grade students - the jazz band will meet on Thursday afternoons. Our first rehearsal will be on Thursday, September 28th. The sign up is in the music and art wing. For more information please see Mrs. Phillips. Attention 7th & 8th grade students.
Attention 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade students. If you are interested in joining smart gallery please sign up in the art & music wing. Our first meeting is Thursday, October 3rd. For more information please see Mrs. Cavaco or Mrs. Heffernan. Attention 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade students
Attention Grade 8 students if you would like to be part of the Tri-M Music Society please sign up in the music and art wing. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, September 26th. For more information please see Mrs. DelSanto or Mrs. Phillips.