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Mark O'Brien

Mark O'Brien , 1 day ago

Hello Trojan Families,

Due to the large amount of COVID-19 cases that continue to be present in our schools and local area, we will remain with mandatory masking indoors for school and events through next Friday, October 1. The decision to wear masks moving forward will be re-evaluated each week. Thank you again for your continued understanding and flexibility.

Best regards,

PCSD

Mark O'Brien

Mark O'Brien , 16 days ago

PHS/PJHS Remote Learning for the week of 9-13-21 to 9-17-21.

While on remote learning, students will be expected to follow their normal time schedule. Attendance will be done much like we are in person, with the first-period teacher posting a Google Form asking the student if he/she is present. Students must log in to the form by 7:45 each morning to be counted present, and then they will follow their regular schedule. They will access their lessons through each teacher’s google classroom, and teachers will be in their classrooms ready to assist and available to answer any questions. Thank you for your flexibility and we look forward to seeing you in person again soon.

Junior High School

Tardy Bell 7:45
1st Period 7:48-8:33
2nd Period 8:36-9:21
3rd Period 9:24-10:09
4th Period 10:45-12:06
5th Period 12:09-12:54
6th Period 12:57-1:42
7th Period 1:45-2:30

High School

Tardy Bell 7:45
1st Period 7:48-8:33
2nd Period 8:36-9:21
3rd Period 9:24-10:09
4th Period 10:45-11:30
5th Period 11:33-12:54
6th Period 12:57-1:42
7th Period 1:45-2:30

Mark O'Brien

Mark O'Brien , 16 days ago

Portsmouth City Schools will be providing at-home meals for students next week (September 13th - 17th). The meals will be distributed at the locations below from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm on Tuesday, September 14th, and Thursday, September 16th. Families with children that attend the Portsmouth City School District will need to show up to one of the locations listed to receive meals for their children.

Portsmouth High School- Student Parking Lot Entrance - (9th Street side of PHS)

Portsmouth Elementary School - Glover Street Side of building

East Portsmouth Elementary - back entrance

Also, look for school buses and vans at these mobile sites from 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

Farley Square - 14th Street and Waller

Kendall Heights Apartment Area - 17th Street Armory Parking Lot

Apostolic Gospel Church Parking Lot - 2037 Jackson Avenue

We remain committed to providing meals for our students while they learn from home. If you have questions, please contact Portsmouth City Schools at 740-354-5663.

Mark O'Brien

Mark O'Brien , 17 days ago

This week we have been experiencing a large increase in the number of absences from students as well as staff. With much consideration, we have come up with the following plan of action:

Next week, Monday, September 13th through Friday, September 17th the district will be 100% virtual/online learning. No students are to report to school, but will be required to complete work via Chromebooks/Google Classroom or what your students' teachers assign.

This Friday, September 10th will be a waiver day for students. All staff will report on regular schedule.

We will return to 100% in-person instruction on Monday, September 20th.

When we return to in-person instruction, we will return to mandatory masks for students and staff from September 20th - 24th. We will reevaluate our mandatory mask situation on Friday, September 24th.

Please check the district webpage and/or Facebook for updates.

Thank you, again for your cooperation and understanding,
Portsmouth City School District

Mark O'Brien

Mark O'Brien , 22 days ago

Portsmouth City Schools has seen an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases and, as a result, we will be mandating masks throughout our district for all staff, students, and visitors beginning Tuesday, September 7. The district will re-evaluate again after 10 days which is Friday, September 17. We will continue to update as things proceed.

Thanks for you cooperation,
Scott Dutey

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