Author Archives: Bethanne Bradshaw

Biometrics Scores Now Posted to Viverae

The Biometrics scores have posted in Viverae.  However, if there is a staff member who completed biometrics and MHA and does not see their scores posted, please email annemccoy@spsk12.net by Friday, February 24th.  The staff member will need to provide the building name … Continue reading

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School-Level Teachers of the Year Recognized

Congratulations to the following teachers and rookie teachers who were named as Teachers of the Year for their school.  City-wide winners will be announced in late March or early April. 2016 – 2017 Teacher & Rookie Teachers of the Year … Continue reading

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ATTENTION — Phone Service Out

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, road construction crews accidentally cut the cable which provides telephone service to Hillpoint Elementary School.  The repair is expected to be made by late morning Thursday, Feb. 23.  This means that phone calls to Hillpoint will … Continue reading

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Changes Coming: More Choices on Health Benefit Plans

Click the headline to see the dates of Mandatory meetings for All Employees.  Below the schedule is more information about the Health Benefit Plan changes. If you cannot attend the session scheduled for your school, you must attend another session. … Continue reading

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Get Creative with the Artwork Challenge from the SPS Wellness Program

Do you have a hidden talent in art?  Then this contest is for you! We need a logo that can be used to advertise the SPS Employee Welness program. Employees only. Click here for a copy of the flyer below. … Continue reading

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Superintendent’s Star Award Recognition — VIDEO

Congratulations to 24 division employees honored at the Superintendent’s Star Award reception on February 2. Judges consider initiative, school spirit, creativity, commitment, and attitude to recognize those who are making a real different in the lives of students. Click here for a … Continue reading

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Want to Walk Across America?

Healthy Suffolk – Suffolk on the Move is giving away GIFT CARDS!!!   Gift Cards will be distributed via raffles based on challenges during a set period of time.  More details to come!!   Interested?  Help Suffolk Public Schools Walk Across America!  Click … Continue reading

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Revised Odd / Even Schedule for Feb. 13 – 20

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Revised Odd / Even Schedule for Feb. 13 – 20

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Climate Surveys to Include Students, Staff and Parents …

The primary purpose of the climate surveys is to provide the School Board, Superintendent, and principals with school?specific information on stakeholder perceptions in order to help the division further pinpoint successes and identify any areas for improvement. Additionally, survey results … Continue reading

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Climate Surveys to Include Staff, Students, and Parents – Feb. 13-March 10

The primary purpose of the climate surveys is to provide the School Board, Superintendent, and principals with school?specific information on stakeholder perceptions in order to help the division further pinpoint successes and identify any areas for improvement. Additionally, survey results … Continue reading

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School Board Member Appreciation Month

To build awareness of the crucial role School Board members plays in our communities and schools, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has proclaimed February 2017 as School Board Appreciation Month. Board members are extraordinary people who voluntarily tackle the enormous job … Continue reading

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Open House at The Pruden Center – Feb. 21

The Pruden Center for Industry and Technology will host an Open House on Tuesday, February 21 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  If you are a parent/guardian of a student attending high school/middle school in Suffolk Public Schools, this invitation is … Continue reading

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Thank You, School Counselors …

The week of February 6 – 10 is National School Counseling Week, recognizing the tremendous impact school counselors have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. Counselors work with all students to remove barriers to learning … Continue reading

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Thank Your School Counselor

The week of February 6 – 10 is National School Counseling Week, recognizing the tremendous impact school counselors have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. Counselors work with all students to remove barriers to learning … Continue reading

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Teacher Information about Young Authors / Young Writers Program

Every year, children throughout Suffolk Public Schools are encouraged to submit a sample of their creative writing for a city-wide contest called Young Writers / Young Authors. The categories include fiction, nonfiction, poetry and autobiography. These books are to be … Continue reading

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Suffolk Reading Council Book Drive through Feb. 28

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Community Service — List of Volunteer Opportunities Now Available

Updated 1-27-17 … Click here for a list of current Volunteer Opportunities for 2016-17. 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, … Continue reading

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Can You Guess Which School Administrator Belongs to Which Fact?

January 22-28 is Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week. It’s always a surprise to students that their teachers and administrators have lives outside of school. It is even harder for them imagine them as children or college students with plans and … Continue reading

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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.   United States Naval Academy — Summer STEM Programs held June 2017 .. click for more … Continue reading

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