The Rhode Island Department of Education, is focusing on expanding Food Access among children and youth through the Summer Meals program. This program is a FREE resource for our families, and it is available across the State of Rhode Island in more than 200 meal sites of distribution during the summer months. Please call 211 for locations.
Portsmouth Middle School presents Moana Jr: Thursday, March 30th at 6pm Friday, March 31st at 6pm Saturday, April 1st at 3:00pm & 6:00pm Tickets are remaining and can be purchased at the door for $5.00 each via cash or check payable to Portsmouth Middle School (PMS).
Due to forecasted weather conditions, all afternoon and evening activities in the PSD are canceled for Tuesday, March 14, 2023. This includes tonight’s School Committee meeting which will be rescheduled for Monday, March 20th. Thank you and please stay safe this evening.
Monday, March 13th is a statewide Professional Development day for teachers and an asynchronous Distance Learning day for students. Please reach out to your students school for more information.
Due to forecasted weather conditions, all Portsmouth schools will be closed on Tuesday, February 28th. This will be a traditional snow day which will be made up at the end of the school year. Thank you and stay safe.
Reminder: Early Release Day - February 8, 2023 Dismissal times are as follows: Elementary - 2:15 ; PMS - 1:30; PHS - 12:55
PSD Parents & Guardians - Please plan to join us for the PSD Parent Safety Forum this evening at 7:00 in the PHS Auditorium. Portsmouth public safety representatives and school and district leaders will be on hand for an overview of district safety procedures.
Members of the Portsmouth Police and Fire Departments are attending staff professional development day at each of our schools today to provide updates on safety and security.
Portsmouth High School will be hosting an open house on Thursday December 1, 2022 from 6:00-7:30 pm to showcase our Career and Technical Education programs. Students and families will have the opportunity to tour Portsmouth High School and visit with teachers and students.
Portsmouth High School was dismissed at 10:30 a.m. today, October 12. 2022. This is only for PHS.
The 2022-2023 Bus Schedules are now posted - Please visit this link for more information - https://portsmouthschooldistrictri.sites.thrillshare.com/documents/parents/fy23-bus-routes/246163
The Portsmouth School Department is pleased to announce updates to our district website with improved information regarding special education and student services. All links are active on our district website. Please click here for more information: https://bit.ly/3FssyLX
Here are the latest PSD community updates: https://bit.ly/3uJGkG4
The PSD School Comt will meet on Tues, April 12th, at 7pm at PMS. Prior to the meeting, there will be a tour of the AgInnovation Farm starting at 5:30pm. The public is invited. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1995337/4.12.22_Agenda_.docx__3_.pdf
Fun evening playing dodgeball to raise awareness during Herren Wellness Week. Thanks Youth 2 Youth Club for organizing!
The Portsmouth School Department is excited to begin registering and welcoming the Kindergarten class of 2035! Begin this process by visiting the Registration tab at the top of our district webpage: http://www.portsmouthschoolsri.org/ To complete the Kindergarten registration process a parent/guardian must come in person to Melville Elementary School, 1351 West Main Road on March 14th at one of the following dates and times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. -- For students with last names A-K 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- For students with last names L-Z. Please contact our Central Administration Office at 683-1039 with any questions.
Portsmouth schools will open on a one hour delay on Monday, February 14, 2022.
The Portsmouth School Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, February 8th, at 7:00pm. This will be a hybrid meeting with Committee in person and a Zoom link for the public. https://bit.ly/3otRDPp
Last year, more than 119,000 RI students, parents, and educators participated in SurveyWorks. This year, be a part of the conversation and join us in completing SurveyWorks before the March 31 deadline. Families, you can take the survey here: https://bit.ly/35ZKQGL
Due to forecasted weather and road conditions, all Portsmouth schools will operate under distance learning protocols on Friday, February 4, 2022.