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I offer 12 years of information technology instruction practices in the classroom coupled with a master's in Education - "Integrating Technology in the Classroom," and a bachelor's in Business Education.

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1916: Compulsory School Attendance Begins In Texas Come to School EVERY DAY! ABSENCES AND TARDINESS Despite the excellent cooperation most of you have shown and despite the considerable efforts exerted by the division, truancy – that is, the failure to attend school except for a valid reason – remains a serious problem for some of …

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Students Work to Help Operation Smile Patients

Operation Smile:  “We dream of a world where no child suffers from lack of access to safe surgery.  That’s why we do everything we do!” On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, students from Mrs. Gay and Mrs. Travis’s classes met with the Women’s Club of Suffolk to make donations for Operation Smile. They partnered to earn community service …

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New Video Series – News Bites – Bus Tracker

This week Suffolk Public Schools rolls out NEWS BITES via YouTube. Bus Tracker will soon be rolling into Suffolk Public Schools’ transportation department! Using this new technology, Suffolk parents will be able to track their student’s bus in real time to determine pick-up and drop-off times. To find Bus Tracker, go to

Girl’s Talk Debuts!

Girl’s Talk at Turlington Woods has focused on the awareness of self-concept, finding one’s purpose, positive action, and establishing a foundation for healthier relationships. Girl’s Talk provides the young ladies with positive and supportive feedback about their thoughts and feelings and how those areas influence both positive and negative choices within their lives.  The recent …

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Turlington Grounds Continue to Improve

Students from all three high schools earned community service hours putting in hard work to grade and smooth the grounds where the bushes were removed earlier this summer.  Students were eager to get outside and exert some energy.  The school keeps improving.  Updates to follow!

Class of 2017 Give Advice to Freshman Class

Make a Difference With United Way

  Good morning! Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year’s United Way Campaign.  This email will serve as the introductory meeting and initial request for participation with the United Way.  As a teacher with Suffolk Public Schools, the example you set through your talents and commitment to the community is priceless.  I would like to encourage …

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Thanks for all the PENCILS!!!!!! The students are actually getting work done everyday with no excuses~! If you are reading this and still would like to donate school supplies, we could use colored pocket folders and binders of any size.  THANKS AGAIN SO MUCH    


EFFECTIVE today, December 2nd STUDENTS: NO CELL PHONES NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES NO BOOK BAGS PARENTS Students not abiding by these conditions with respect to searches or cell phone usage seen or heard by a teacher, will have the item(s) confiscated and such items will remain locked in the office until the PARENT picks up the item(s). Please also keep …

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Community Service Required for Graduation

Community Service The community service requirement is designed to promote civic responsibility through active participation in service experiences, to enhance the students’ ability and desire to impact the community, to foster a sense of caring for others, and to develop a habit of volunteer service to those in need as a part of the College …

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Look for Dr. Whitney’s SPS Two-Minute Drill (Updates)

Connect now to the school division’s social media channels. Facebook . . . /SuffolkVAPublicSchools Twitter . . . @SufVAschools You Tube . . . @SuffolkSchools Website . . .  #SPSK12Proud 2-Minute Drill 10/17/2017       

Be Responsible, Respectable, and Safe to Get Ahead!

By clicking on the MATRIX – you can see clearly the expectations set forth by the principal, Mr. Bynum. Teachers are able to refer to the matrix to justify the actions of the individual.  This matrix is used when determining the score during that particular students behavior in the building.  Each week the scores are tallied and used to …

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