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Woodside High School sophomore Sohilia Elziny was named the eastern region winner of the 2016 Strong Men and Women in Virginia annual essay contest presented by Dominion Resources and the Library of Virginia. Sohilia received an Apple iPad Air and $1,000 was awarded to Woodside.
Sohilia Elziny, a 10th grade student at Woodside High School, was selected as the eastern region winner of the 2016 Strong Men and Women in Virginia annual essay contest presented by Dominion Resources and the Library of Virginia.
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In celebration of NFL Super Bowl 50, NNPS has been presented with four Wilson Golden Footballs. Each football represents a NNPS graduate who became a player or a coach on an active Super Bowl roster. From Denbigh High School, Antoine Bethea (Super Bowls XLI & XLIV with the Indianapolis Colts) and Mike Tomlin (Super Bowls XLIII and XLV with the Pittsburgh Steelers); from Warwick High School, Henry Jordan (Super Bowls I & II with the Green Bay Packers); and from Ferguson High School, Larry Bethea (Super Bowl XIII with the Dallas Cowboys).
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Dr. Ashby Kilgore, superintendent of Newport News Public Schools, was honored for her educational leadership and achievements during the Urban League of Hampton Roads’ annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Leaders’ Breakfast on January 18 at Norfolk State University. Under her leadership, access to gifted education programs has increased, more students have enrolled in advanced math and science coursework, and more students are taking high school Advanced Placement and honors courses. Read more by visiting http://goo.gl/vNqzXl.
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NNPS earned a 2016 Programs That Work Award from the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition for the division’s elementary Engineering Design Challenges. The quarterly events challenge teams from each school to collaborate in rigorous, career-based competitions and create partnerships between the school division and local businesses or organizations.

Read more about Engineering Design Challenges and the Programs That Work awards by visiting the link below.
Newport News Public Schools earned a 2016 Programs That Work Award from the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition for the elementary Engineering Design Challenges.
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Don't forget that tomorrow, Thursday, January 28, is a half-day for all students and teachers. Dismissal times can be found by visiting http://www.nnschools.org/ophours.pdf.
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Schools and Offices Closed on Monday
 All Newport News public schools and offices will be closed on Monday, January 25, due to weather and road conditions. Ten, eleven and twelve-month employees do not report on Monday, with the exception of plant services and custodial staff, who shall report on Monday as directed by supervisors.
 Make-Up Day on Thursday; Teacher Work Day on Friday
 Please note that Thursday, January 28, will become a half-day for all students. Friday, January 29, will become a teacher work day.

 High School Exam Schedule Revised
 The high school first semester exam schedule will shift by one day: On Tuesday, third and fifth period exams will be administered; on Wednesday, second and fourth period exams will be given; and on Thursday, first and seventh period exams will be given. High schools will dismiss at 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday through Thursday.
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To learn more about how weather-related decisions are made, what happens if school is delayed or closes early, and to stay up to date on closings and cancellations, visit www.nnschools.org/closings.
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Thank you to all NNPS School Counselors for the work you do everyday for our students!
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Denbigh High School will offer sports physicals for all NNPS student-athletes this Wednesday, February 3, in the gym starting at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $20, cash only. Student-athletes must have a physical form on file before participating in any high school sports or condition. Please bring the VHSL Physical Examination Form to Denbigh. The form can be found at http://goo.gl/o9ymHF.
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All Newport News public schools and offices will open on time on Tuesday, January 26.
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Ensuring that all students graduate college, career and citizen ready!
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NNPS is an award-winning school district, the largest on the Virginia Peninsula.

Each day in Newport News Public Schools we focus on one mission: ensuring that all students graduate college, career and citizen-ready. To this end, the experiences in our smart, safe schools prepare students for their roles as a learner, a future employee and a contributing citizen in the 21st century.
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