Author Archives: Bethanne Bradshaw

Ready to Quit Smoking?

The free Quit For Life® Program helps people learn to live without tobacco for all kinds of reasons.  It can be hard to quit. That’s why the Quit For Life Program offers tobacco users powerful tools and support every step … Continue reading

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POSTED … Rezoning Preliminary Proposals for 2018-19

Click on this headline to open this post. Then the link below to the division web page will be available for you to use: https://www.spsk12.net/news_articles/rezoning-preliminary-proposals/

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Community Service Opportunities UPDATE 12-14-17

Updated December 14, 2017… 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 … Continue reading

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EFES will Open Tuesday, Nov. 21

On Monday, Nov. 20, the school had plumbing issues that have since been resolved.  We will open Tuesday, Nov. 21 under our regular schedule.

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REWIRED: State of the Schools 2017 Video

Suffolk Public Schools is REWIRED! From setting expectations and adopting innovation to strengthening instruction, we prepare all students to follow their passions and find success. A focus on integrating technology and project-based learning enhances lessons for every learning style. Watch … Continue reading

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Elementary Homework Changes Set for Jan. 2

Starting Jan. 2, 2018, elementary students will be assigned less homework. Kindergartners could get up to 10 minutes of homework, while first-graders could get 10 to 20 minutes. From there, the scale goes up 10 minutes per grade level. Second-graders … Continue reading

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Wellness Program Kicks Off a New Year

Welcome to the 2018 Suffolk Public Schools Wellness Program. It’s time to get a fresh start on your journey to well-being!  Be on the lookout for incentive challenges to begin soon! Already a Member? Use your login from the previous … Continue reading

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Superintendent Encourages Your Support of United Way

Suffolk Public Schools believes it takes the whole community working together to reach our mutual goals.  Our community is what we make it and we have the power to choose to make a positive impact. For the past three years, … Continue reading

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2018-19 Budget Process Underway

Click on the headline to view a visual explanation of the Annual Budget Process.  

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Open Enrollment for Health & Dental Insurance – Sept. 18 to Oct. 6

Open enrollment will be held from September 18 to October 6 for your 2018 calendar year coverages.  Suffolk Public Schools has moved to a calendar year plan year for health, dental and supplemental insurances because of the requirements of the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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2017 Convocation Video … Can You Find Yourself?

Get ready. Get set. GO! Teachers prepare for students with team building and professional development. View the video here for a look inside 2017 Convocation at Suffolk Public Schools!  Thanks for all of your enthusiasm for making this an AWESOME … Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparedness Info

from Optima Health’s Employee Assistance Program … Click on headline to open post and see flyer … Click photo for a PDF to print.  

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Watch the First-Day-of-School Photo Show

Visit the division’s Facebook page at SuffolkVAPublicSchools to see five different slideshow videos.  We asked parents to submit first day of school photos of their kids … and we received close to 200 responses!   As of 12 noon Wednesday, Sept. … Continue reading

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What’s New for 2017-18 …

Click headline to read up on steps taken based on teacher feedback last semester. Download as PDF.                

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Back-to-School Central

Find out bus schedules, orientation dates, school supply lists, and more. Click on the headline to open this post.  Then click here for Back-to-School Central information page.   

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Staff Kicks Off New Year with a Cheer … Photos from Convocation

The pep band pumped up the crowd.  Cheerleaders from all three high schools revved up school spirit. Close to 2,000 employees filled the high school gymnasium bleachers. They cheered for their schools’ accomplishments as they gathered to kick-off the new school year. … Continue reading

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Program of Studies (High School Course Offerings)

Program of Studies for 2016-17

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Breakfast Welcomed More than 190 New Teachers

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Tuition Free Course to become Special Ed Teacher … Interest Letter Due August 25

Tuition-Free Prerequisite Course for a Provisional (Special Education) License Offered at Old Dominion University (Tri-Cities Center) – ONLY 10 Slots Available Division-wide Interest Application Due August 25, 2017 To address the critical shortages of teachers in special education, Suffolk Public … Continue reading

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Convocation Set for August 24

This year’s Division-Wide Convocation for Staff on Thursday, August 24 will feature keynote speaker Dave Burgess, a New York Times best-selling author of Teach Like a Pirate and co-author of P is for Pirate.   Convocation will begin at 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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