NNPS News & Announcements

Exciting things are happening in Newport News Public Schools each and every day! Learn how we are preparing our students to be college, career and citizen-ready and more about our innovative approaches to teaching and learning.


Oct 16, 2018: Curriculum Exec. Director Nancy Sweat chosen for SOL Innovation Committee

Oct 12, 2018: All schools will be closed Friday, October 12, due to widespread power outages and several road closures.

Oct 11, 2018: Due to impending weather, all afterschool activities and athletic events are canceled on Thursday, October 11.

Oct 03, 2018: NNPS graduation rate remains high, tops state average

Sep 28, 2018: NNPS celebrates nearly $800,000 DoD grant

Sep 27, 2018: More Newport News schools earn accreditation

Sep 27, 2018: NNPS partners with Health Hero to offer free flu vaccine to students

Sep 24, 2018: NNPS adjusts school operating hours

Sep 11, 2018: Make sure you are receiving NNPS phone messages!

Sep 10, 2018: Video: First day of school at NNPS

Sep 06, 2018: Woodside High principal announces departure

Sep 05, 2018: New teachers welcomed and celebrated at NNPS

Sep 05, 2018: This summer's iNNovate Technology Conference a success!

Aug 20, 2018: NNPS launches Huntington Middle School feasibility study

Aug 09, 2018: NNPS Superintendent releases Entry Plan

Jul 30, 2018: Back to school immunizations available at the Peninsula Health District

Jul 24, 2018: Deer Park and Hilton earn Excellence Awards

Jul 10, 2018: NNPS Career and Technical programs recognized for education exellence

Jul 03, 2018: Newport News School Board appoints Chief of Staff

Jun 20, 2018: New superintendent and School Board members take oath of office

Jun 18, 2018: Teachers recognized for contributions to NASA eClips project

Jun 15, 2018: Todd Stadium earns national recognition

Jun 08, 2018: Congratulations NNPS Class of 2018!

Jun 08, 2018: NNPS salutes graduating Most Valuable Players

Jun 06, 2018: 2018-19 Support Staff of the Year

Jun 06, 2018: NNPS employees recognized for dedicated service

Jun 06, 2018: NNPS names Teachers of the Year

May 17, 2018: NNPS Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to world competition

May 09, 2018: NN School Board appoints new superintendent

Apr 24, 2018: Woodside student named winner in PSA contest

Apr 17, 2018: Kiln Creek student named elementary winner of Virginia Lottery Thank a Teacher Art Contest

Apr 17, 2018: Teacher in Residence Program

Apr 16, 2018: Elementary students collaborate as Electrical and Civil Engineers in Engineering Design Challenge

Apr 13, 2018: High School Expo, April 14

Apr 13, 2018: NNPS teachers awarded Instructional Mini Grants

Mar 30, 2018: Scheduled network maintenance, March 31-April 7

Mar 28, 2018: Two NNPS high schools earn gold medal status in Get It Together Seatbelt Challenge

Mar 22, 2018: NNPS earns national award for educating English Learners

Mar 12, 2018: March School Board Meeting Schedule

Mar 12, 2018: School Board to host public hearings on proposed budget, Huntington Reassignment Plan

Mar 09, 2018: NNPS Protocols for National School Walkout Day

Mar 05, 2018: NNPS students learn to move cargo in challenge sponsored by the Port of Virginia

Feb 28, 2018: Hampton Roads superintendents speak out on school safety

Feb 27, 2018: Heritage Athletic Director named Athletic Director of the Year

Feb 27, 2018: Huntington Middle School Student Reassignment Proposal

Feb 22, 2018: Prevent the spread of the flu

Feb 09, 2018: All-City Science, Tech & Engineering Fair Results

Feb 06, 2018: NNPS proposed calendars for 2018-2019

Feb 01, 2018: Teams, students advance to state archery tournament

Jan 26, 2018: School Board invites more input on superintendent search

Jan 24, 2018: Superintendent Search Survey Results

Jan 23, 2018: NNPS adjusts school calendar

Jan 18, 2018: NN Schools Cancels Exams, Adjusts High School Schedule

Jan 12, 2018: Megagenesis to be held at Woodside HS February 17

Jan 12, 2018: Newport News Public Schools adjusts school calendar

Jan 10, 2018: Magnet application deadline extended to Jan. 12

Jan 03, 2018: School Board seeks public input on superintendent search

Jan 02, 2018: Afternoon activities cancelled for Wed., January 3

Dec 20, 2017: Heritage High awarded American Library Association grant

Dec 20, 2017: NN School Board to hold public hearings on superintendent search

Dec 20, 2017: NNPS Human Resources Interview Expo, Feb. 3

Dec 20, 2017: NNPS is hiring! Apply at our Open House on Jan. 20

Dec 14, 2017: Supervisor of Maintenance named Inaugural Virginia School Plant Manager of the Year

Dec 13, 2017: Warwick High School dismissing at 12:30 p.m. today

Dec 11, 2017: Middle school students work as environmental engineers in design challenge

Dec 05, 2017: NN School Board names Acting Superintendent of Schools

Dec 04, 2017: Aviation Academy awarded $40k grant for modeling and prototype lab

Nov 29, 2017: Seven Newport News schools earn Virginia Naturally School Recognition

Nov 20, 2017: One NNPS high school and nine Career & Technical Ed teachers earn recognition in Financial Literacy Education

Nov 10, 2017: NNPS awarded Verizon Foundation grant for STEM education

Nov 06, 2017: NN elementary school students become Civil Engineers to design and build cell phone towers

Oct 31, 2017: Discovery STEM Academy awarded grand prize for learning environment

Oct 18, 2017: NNPS Superintendent to retire