Bethanne Bradshaw

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No Decision Yet about Status for Tomorrow (Wed Jan 17)

No decision has been made yet about the school division’s status for tomorrow.  Any official announcements are made through School Messenger recorded calls to students and parents, through our social media channels, and through local television stations. Because of upcoming exams, middle and high school students should consider taking home all their study materials.  Elementary …

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Schedule Changes in Early Dismissal & Exam Days; Make-Up Days Set

Details added below about Exam Schedules Below you will find the changes to the SPS 2017-18 adopted calendar. Please note that the SPS 2017-18 adopted calendar includes one “banked day” for inclement weather, which we are using. The adjustment to our schedule addresses the additional lost instructional time and satisfies state requirements regarding student clock …

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Searching for College Money?

updated 1-11-18 … 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.   Read the latest Scholarship Hub entries. (PDF updated 1-11-18)  

Community Service Opportunities UPDATE 12-14-17

Updated December 14, 2017… 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 Suffolk …

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High School Specialty Programs Applications Available

  Applications for specialty programs are now available. Governor’s School for the Arts: Deadline—December 15, 2017 Application Information Link: Suffolk Public Schools’ Specialty Programs Common Application Link: Project Lead the Way Engineering: Deadline—January 8, 2018 Application Information Link: Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science: Deadline—January 8, 2018 Application Information Link: International Baccalaureate: Deadline—January 8, 2018 …

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Back-to-School Central

Find out bus schedules, orientation dates, school supply lists, and more. Click on the headline to open this post.  Then click here for Back-to-School Central information page.   

Jump Start Your Summer Assignments

Get a jump start on your Summer 2017 reading lists and high school assignments. Click on the headline of this post to open. Then you can get to this live link: Click here for Summer Assignments.

Graduation to Stream Live on YouTube

Graduation 2017 on YouTube … Suffolk Public Schools is providing LIVE VIDEOSTREAMING of this year’s graduation ceremonies from the Ted Constant Center in Norfolk. Any mobile device or computer with Internet connection should be able to view the YouTube streaming. At the time of the ceremony on Saturday, June 10, go to Graduation ceremonies …

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Watch Here for Updated Info on 2017 Summer Learning Opportunities

Information will be updated here regularly to inform students about Summer Learning Opportunities for the Summer of 2017.  Many deadlines are just weeks away.   UPDATED May 9, 2017: Old Dominion University / Cybersecurity & Computer Programming Summer Camp Rising 6th- through 8th-graders … Funded by NASA and the Virginia Space Grant Consortium Register by …

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Librarians: The Original Search Engine

The month of April is School Library Month … The week of April 9-15 is National Library Week. Wednesday, April 19 has been designated by Suffolk Public Schools as a day to tell your library media specialist : “Thanks for all you do!”   National Spokesperson Andy Weir, author of the New York Times best-seller “The Martian,” …

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