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.


Jun 18, 2024: NNPS employees recognized for vital roles in keeping schools clean

Jun 14, 2024: Community members play golf to support Newport News Education Foundation

Jun 11, 2024: Joyful, grateful 2024 NNPS graduates receive diplomas

Jun 11, 2024: NNPS Elementary STAR awards honor student leaders

Jun 06, 2024: NNPS Offering Summer Meal Service

Jun 03, 2024: STEM Community Day provides exploration opportunities for all

May 31, 2024: NNPS awards exemplary support staff employees

May 30, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Gildersleeve 8th grader Lauren Kirby

May 29, 2024: Salute to Success Student Recognition Dinner honors NNPS top students

May 21, 2024: NNPS students link up with NASA's International Space Station

May 20, 2024: Learn More about Virtual Learning for the 2024-2025 School Year

May 17, 2024: New Horizons event celebrates NNPS students receiving job offers

May 16, 2024: Woodside High School senior Aaron Lin has been chosen as a 2024 Gates Scholar

May 15, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Discovery STEM Academy 5th grader Crewe Campbell

May 13, 2024: Woodside teacher selected for prestigious Supreme Court Summer Institute

May 10, 2024: Students build their dreams at Engineering Design Challenge

May 08, 2024: NNPS recognizes 2024-2025 Teachers of the Year honorees

May 03, 2024: Menchville Honors Research students present spring projects

May 02, 2024: Heritage teacher and activities director receives national recognition

May 01, 2024: Warwick Debate Team excels at state championships

Apr 30, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Heritage Senior Leon Hicks

Apr 29, 2024: Students build winning designs at Canstructure Competition

Apr 26, 2024: NNPS Family and Community Engagement coordinator receives national award

Apr 25, 2024: Point Option science students build, test drive solar go-karts

Apr 24, 2024: Career pathways event showcases STEM fields for students

Apr 22, 2024: Partnership continues to help students learn science at The Mariners' Museum and Park

Apr 19, 2024: NNPS Secondary STAR awards honor students, organizations

Apr 16, 2024: NNPS Family and Community Engagement coordinator nominated for national award

Apr 15, 2024: First NNPS All-City Music Festival held at CNU's Ferguson Center for the Arts

Apr 15, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Woodside senior Ethan Clinkenbeard

Apr 12, 2024: NNPS receives national recognition for music education support

Apr 11, 2024: NNPS celebrates newly-resurfaced Todd Stadium with ribbon cutting

Apr 10, 2024: Newport News teacher named 2025 Virginia regional teacher of the year

Apr 08, 2024: Three NNPS Odyssey of the Mind teams take top honors at state

Mar 28, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Saunders 3rd grader Kenner Zelaya Gutierrez

Mar 25, 2024: Students experience variety of activities at March Mania 2.0

Mar 25, 2024: Students imagine generating the future at Engineering Design Challenge

Mar 22, 2024: Christopher Newport University Community Walk travels to Hidenwood Elementary School

Mar 21, 2024: Newport News Council PTA honors PTA Reflections winners

Mar 21, 2024: NNPS SciPacks send fun activities home with students

Mar 21, 2024: Six inducted into Newport News Track and Field Hall of Fame

Mar 20, 2024: Three NNPS Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to state

Mar 15, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Hines Middle School 8th grader Martha-Ann Wells

Mar 14, 2024: A day at the pool: Dive into the NNPS Learn to Swim program

Mar 13, 2024: NNPS Youth Development receives national Magna Award

Mar 12, 2024: Archers advance to national tournament

Mar 11, 2024: Student projects receive awards at Tidewater Science and Engineering Fair

Mar 11, 2024: Student readings, awards cap 30th annual Artistic Verses at Torggler

Mar 05, 2024: Public Hearing on Proposed Operating Budget

Feb 28, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Discovery STEM Academy 5th grader Adrianna Brown

Feb 16, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Menchville Junior Andrea Santos

Feb 15, 2024: NNPS proposed calendar for 2024-2025

Feb 14, 2024: Leaders, students connect at NNPS RISE! Male Empowerment Conference

Feb 13, 2024: NNPS partners with local, veteran-owned American K-9 Interdiction

Feb 08, 2024: Two career and technical education educators chosen for leadership fellowship

Feb 06, 2024: City Wide Youth Art Show on display February 3-23

Feb 02, 2024: Students fundraise over $17,000 for United Way of the Virginia Peninsula

Feb 02, 2024: Students light up the sea at Engineering Design Challenge

Feb 01, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Crittenden Middle School 8th grader Billy Lemon

Jan 30, 2024: NNPS students recognized for Rep. Scott's App Challenge

Jan 30, 2024: Student projects showcased at All-City Science, Engineering, and Technology Fair

Jan 25, 2024: Every voice in the NNPS community encouraged to SpeakUp for Safety

Jan 24, 2024: From WAVY.com: Warwick High Cheerleaders perform at NBA game

Jan 18, 2024: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Knollwood Meadows 5th grader Melody Cabrera Lopez

Jan 12, 2024: Health and P.E. outreach to parents continues with Dangers of Vaping Webinar

Jan 09, 2024: All schools and offices closing early Tuesday, January 9

Jan 09, 2024: Archers excel at regional tournament as three teams advance to state

Jan 08, 2024: NNPS receives government grant for propane school buses

Jan 05, 2024: Superintendent participates in facilities talk with U.S. Secretary of Education

Dec 11, 2023: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Newsome Park 2nd grader Justice Rollins

Dec 08, 2023: NNPS teachers receive award for financial literacy education

Dec 07, 2023: NNPS CODES! launches during Computer Science Education Week

Dec 07, 2023: NNPS Launching E-Hall Pass in Middle and High Schools

Dec 01, 2023: NNPS hosts Take Your Legislator to School Day at Watkins ECC

Nov 27, 2023: Basketball season will make history with first female coaching a Peninsula District boys team

Nov 15, 2023: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Woodside Senior Cameron Hibbler

Nov 14, 2023: NNPS hosts More Than A Princess girls empowerment conference

Nov 13, 2023: Discovery STEM Academy advances to FIRST LEGO League VA-DC semifinals

Nov 13, 2023: Newport News and Christopher Newport University Community Walk visits Riverside ES

Nov 10, 2023: Revised Procedure on Equal Educational Opportunities-Treatment of Transgender Students

Nov 08, 2023: NN School Board receives GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Nov 07, 2023: NNPS STEAM Camps earns state recognition as Program that Works

Nov 06, 2023: Heritage High band invited to perform at prestigious Rome parade

Nov 02, 2023: NNPS participates in Lunch and Literacy discussion on urgency of reading proficiency

Oct 25, 2023: Denbigh High School to honor Antoine Bethea with football jersey ceremony

Oct 24, 2023: Community Walk kicks off Red Ribbon Week to celebrate living drug free

Oct 20, 2023: Heritage High students share financial lessons with elementary schoolers

Oct 19, 2023: NNPS student musicians showcase talent at Marching Band Expo

Oct 17, 2023: Oct. 27 Phoebus v. Warwick football game rescheduled to Saturday, Oct. 28 at noon

Oct 02, 2023: NNPS Student Named a Finalist in the Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge

Sep 29, 2023: Passage Teacher Earns Another World Record

Sep 21, 2023: Impending Weather Notice

Sep 21, 2023: NNPS Salutes 2022-2023 Retirees

Sep 11, 2023: Menchville JROTC Cadets Earn their Wings

Sep 11, 2023: NNPS and City of Newport News Celebrate Huntington Middle School: The Next Chapter

Aug 03, 2023: NN School Board Appoints New Superintendent

Jul 28, 2023: NNPS Implements New Safety Initiative for All Students

Jul 20, 2023: Top Grads of NNPS Class of 2023

Jul 19, 2023: Student Orientations and Family Open Houses

Jun 26, 2023: Discovery STEM Academy and Greenwood Earn Virginia Board of Education Exemplar Awards

Jun 26, 2023: Heritage High Music Department Earns 2023 Blue Ribbon Award