Brittany Lahr
Social Studies Teacher at Denbigh High

Brittany Lahr was the inaugural recipient of the Lett Scholarship, an award given to a Newport News public school senior who plans to become a teacher. Brittany discusses why she wanted to become a teacher and what being a Lett Scholar means to her.

Menchville Teachers
Menchville alumni who returned as teachers

These fourteen Menchville teachers are also graduates of Menchville! They talk about what made them want to come back to their alma mater and give some great advice to new high school teachers.

Mireya Jones
2018-19 Student Representative to the School Board

Woodside High School Mireya Jones is the 2018-19 Student Representative to the School Board and a student in the Arts and Communications Magnet Program at Woodside High School. Mireya shares what she hopes to achieve as the Student Representative and what she enjoys about NNPS and Woodside High School.

Maria Henriquez, School Social Worker
Sedgefield, Lee Hall and BC Charles elementary schools

Maria Henriquez came to NNPS as an English as a Second Language student at Denbigh High School in 2003. She has worked in the Special Education Department as a student aide, a certified translator, a Family Engagement Specialist and is now a school social worker. Watch Maria tell her story in her own words in the video.