The 2023-2024 School Calendar has been updated to reflect the snow day on February 13th. The revised calendar can be found here: chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/https://core-docs.s3.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/2348/psd/4027093/2023-2024_Calendar_REVISED_2.15.24.pdf
The Portsmouth School Committee will meet on Tuesday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m. at the Portsmouth Town Hall. The agenda can be found here https://5il.co/2fa3a
The Portsmouth School Committee meeting will be held in the Portsmouth High School library this evening, February 15th. Please enter via Doors 8 & 9. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
Due to forecasted weather conditions, all PSD schools will be closed on Tues, Feb 13, 2024. This includes any previously scheduled events in our schools. The day will be a traditional snow day and will be made up at the end of the school year. Thank you and please stay safe.
The Portsmouth Public Schools will begin conducting the registration process for Kindergarten for the 2024-2025 school year. Check our News section of the website on how to register.
Here are the updates from the PSD School Committee meeting of 1.16.24: https://bit.ly/492Rdo5
All afternoon and evening activities are canceled for PSD schools - Monday, 1/16/24. Please drive safe.
Staff PD day on Fri 1/12, no school for students; we look forward to seeing students back on Tues 1/16 after the Martin Luther King, Jr, holiday weekend. http://tinyurl.com/4ru4tcnx
PSD schools will open on time this morning but will delay attendance by one hour. Please drive safe. 1/10/24
Only 50 schools throughout RI (16%) received a 4-star rating or higher in RIDE’s recently released 2023 accountability data. 4 of those schools make up the PSD. Congratulations to the students, staff, and families of Hathaway, Melville, PMS, and PHS! http://tinyurl.com/yt9w5jf3
All scheduled activities in PSD schools will be canceled on Sunday, January 7, 2024, to allow for snow and ice removal. Stay safe.
Join us for our CTE Open House on January 18th! Out-of-district families are encouraged to attend and learn about our amazing programs.
The Portsmouth School Department will observe Veterans Day on Monday, November 13th. There will be no school and district offices will be closed. Much gratitude to all Veterans for your service to America on Veterans Day and always.
The Portsmouth School District has several open teaching assistant positions. Come be part of our high-performing, award-winning district! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gNDOIyJ0-RIJMfYRhac9dHZVs_7ixArF/view?fbclid=IwAR2SIeZu3QOX8BrxKl1NThG5Lz_XDQ8S5X7iJtd2vXLTxzxOOAdUWDQUmww
Wednesday, October 18th, is recognized as Unity Day. This is a signature event of National Bullying Prevention Month and is a nation-wide anti-bullying day that is celebrated in grades K-12. The Portsmouth School District invites the community to wear orange along with our faculty, staff and students to show your support for bullying prevention.
Just a reminder that there will be no school and all offices will be closed on Monday, October 9th due to Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day. On Tuesday, October 10th there is no school for students as it is a Staff Professional Development day. Please refer to the School Calendar for additional Staff PD Days and Holidays. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/2348/psd/3208924/SY_2023-2024_approved_6.27.23.pdf
We are thrilled to invite our community to come and support our robotics teams at an upcoming event in Providence. Date: Sat Sept 30th Time: 6pm - 9pm Event: Providence Waterfire - Robots on Fire Address: Washington Street Bridge, Providence
There will also be a community presentation on Rachel's Challenge on Sept 20th from 6-7pm in the PHS Auditorium. Parents/guardians and students are invited: https://tinyurl.com/55cbtpbw
Dr. Kenworthy's welcome message for the 2023-24 school year can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/ycyr2b5b
We are excited to welcome students to the 2023-24 school year next week! Elementary classroom placement letters were mailed home at the beginning of this week. The Aspen Family Portal will be open to view middle and high school schedules at noon on Friday 8/25.