Author Archives: Bethanne Bradshaw

Community Service — List of Volunteer Opportunities Now Available

Updated 6-19-17 … Click here for a list of current Volunteer Opportunities for 2017-18 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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Foundation Awards $15,000 in Instructional Grants

The Suffolk Education Foundation is proud to announce its financial support of the following classroom instructional programs which will impact more than 2,500 students during the 2017-18 school year.  The Suffolk Education Foundation has funded close to $300,000 in instructional … Continue reading

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Jump Start Your Summer Assignments

Get a jump start on your Summer 2017 reading lists and high school assignments. Click on the headline of this post to open. Then you can get to this live link: Click here for Summer Assignments.

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Graduation to Stream Live on YouTube

Graduation 2017 on YouTube … Suffolk Public Schools is providing LIVE VIDEOSTREAMING of this year’s graduation ceremonies from the Ted Constant Center in Norfolk. Any mobile device or computer with Internet connection should be able to view the YouTube streaming. … Continue reading

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Before You Leave Please …

If you are leaving Suffolk Public Schools due to a transfer, promotion, leave of absence, resignation, or retirement; there are several items to resolve BEFORE your Suffolk Public School’s user account is deactivated. Click here for a printable PDF. 

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ALEX Here to Help You Select Best Plan

Click on the headline to open this post … and find the link that will get you to the ALEX online tool to assist you with understanding your health benefits and to assist you in making a decision so that you … Continue reading

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Thank You for Your Years of Service

This year’s retirees from Suffolk Public Schools were celebrated at the 2017 Retirement Banquet on Thursday, June 1.  The years of service below are those years with Suffolk Public Schools only. Congratulations to the following retirees Linda Artis, Custodian, PES, 12 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Superintendent’s Star Award Winners for 2nd Semester

Congratulations to 25 division employees who have been named winners of the Superintendent’s Star Award for Second Semester 2016-17.  A recognition reception was held on Tuesday, May 23 at Creekside Elementary School. Judges consider initiative, school spirit, creativity, commitment, and attitude … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Budget Questions – plus 5-18-17 update

5-18-17 Update:  Open the post, then click here for School Board vote information.     Additional questions about the budget can sent using this CONTACT US form. 2- Why are health care costs rising so much that it will eliminate my … Continue reading

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VRS Offering Two Seminars

Workshops will be held on Thursday, May 18 at Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth Campus. The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) is hosting two sessions for to members and their guests. Link here for a flyer with the information below. Building Retirement Security Workshop Do … 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.   UPDATED May 9, 2017: Old Dominion University / Cybersecurity & Computer Programming Summer Camp Rising … Continue reading

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2017 City-Wide Teachers of the Year Celebrated

Click on the headline to get connected … View the 2017 Teachers of the Year video, highlighting the top city-wide winners.  Suffolk classrooms are staffed by amazing teachers. Students remember their favorite teachers’ names, even years later because they were … Continue reading

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The Doctor Will See You Now…On Your Computer, Smart Phone or Tablet

LiveHealth Online gives you quick, easy access to a doctor 24/7! Starting the week of May 1st, Anthem members will get a series of campaign communications from Anthem about LiveHealth Online.  Members who sign up for LiveHealth Online during the campaign get … Continue reading

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New Information on Health Benefit Plans

Click on the headline to find links to additional information about the new health benefit options. Frequently Asked Questions about Health Benefit Options Healthkeepers 80-20 HMO Plan Healthkeepers 90-10 HMO Plan KeyCare PPO Plan Lumenos High Deductible Health Plan with … Continue reading

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Tuition Free Course … Interest Letter Due Monday, May 1

If you are interested in working toward your provisional teacher licence in special education, take advantage of this offer for a tuition-free prerequisite course being offered online by Radford University. For more information, click the this link (TUITION FREE). Your … Continue reading

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Making a difference … In the classroom … In the cafeteria … In the clinic.

Take time to thank our teachers, teacher assistants, food service workers, and school nurses.  These employees are the focus of national recognition weeks coming up in May. Suffolk Public Schools celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week from May 1 to May 5, … Continue reading

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Procedures for Transfers

If you would like to be considered for a transfer for the 2017-18 school year, please note the following procedure: An employee seeking a transfer should use the online Applicant Portal to submit applications for vacancies. A request form is no longer used. … Continue reading

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Librarians: The Original Search Engine

The month of April is School Library Month … The week of April 9-15 is National Library Week. Wednesday, April 19 has been designated by Suffolk Public Schools as a day to tell your library media specialist : “Thanks for … Continue reading

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Librarians: The Original Search Engine

The month of April is School Library Month … The week of April 9-15 is National Library Week. Wednesday, April 19 has been designated by Suffolk Public Schools as a day to tell your library media specialist : “Thanks for … Continue reading

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