Bethanne Bradshaw

Author's posts


Each October, National Principals Month recognizes the essential role that principals play in making a school great. Principals are among the hardest working individuals in education. Principals set the academic tone for their schools, and it is their vision, dedication, and determination that provide the mobilizing force for achieving student success. Each October, the National Association of …

Continue reading

Searching for College Money?

Scholarship Hub is a local resource for high school seniors to locate scholarships. High school guidance counselors will continue to distribute scholarships including those linked to specific colleges, athletic opportunities and other focused awards, not listed on the Hub.

Apply for Summer Residential Governor’s Schools

Summer Residential Governor’s Schools provide gifted high school juniors and seniors with intensive educational experiences in foreign language, visual and performing arts; humanities; mathematics, science, and technology; or through mentorships in marine science, medicine and health sciences, or engineering. Each Summer Residential Governor’s School focuses on one special area of interest. Students live on a …

Continue reading

October is Bullying Prevention Month

Suffolk Public Schools joins both a state and national focus this month to promote awareness of school bullying.  The Suffolk School Board passed a resolution last month to demonstrate how educators, community leaders and parents play a critical role in creating a climate where bullying is not tolerated.  It has been proven that when adults …

Continue reading

College & Career Readiness Fair – Saturday, Nov. 17

Have you registered yet?  Open to all Middle School and High School students and their parents. WHAT:        College & Career Readiness Fair WHO:          Students in Grades 6-12, and Parents WHEN:        Saturday, November 17 WHERE:      King’s Fork Middle School Link here to REGISTER NOW. Reservations …

Continue reading

High School Students Encouraged to Submit Questions for the Candidates

LHS Students Host Political Forums – Oct 11-12 ……………… With election of state and local officials just a month away, Lakeland High junior Paul Meadors has organized a two-night event to inform local voters of their choices. Meadors is encouraging any high school student in Suffolk to submit questions they would like the candidates to …

Continue reading

Suffolk Public Schools: OPEN Monday, Sept. 17

EVEN DAY for Middle & High Schools.

Key Dates on 2018-19 School Calendar

More instructional hours built into the 2018-19 School Year Calendar means fewer make-up days. An additional 10 minutes will be added to the elementary instructional day next year … and the legislature agreed to allow the mandated 15-minute elementary recess to count toward instructional hours. Printable Version (PDF) Highlights • September 4, 2018 – First Day of School … …

Continue reading

New School Hours for 2018-19

Suffolk Public Schools will adjust its school day schedule for the 2018-19 school year as follows: Tier 1 – Middle Schools Start of School: 7:25 a.m. School Dismissal:  2:00 p.m. Early Dismissal:  11:25 a.m. Drop-Off after 7:00 a.m. Tier 2 – High Schools Start of School: 8:25 a.m. School Dismissal:  3:00 p.m. Early Dismissal:  12:25 …

Continue reading

Community Service Opportunities UPDATE May 17, 2018

Updated May 17, 2018 … Click here for a list of current Volunteer Opportunities for 2017-18   The information contained herein is distributed by Suffolk Public Schools as a public service. The community service opportunities listed here from organizations outside of Suffolk Public Schools are not sponsored, endorsed, or in any way connected to Suffolk Public Schools or the …

Continue reading