This Just In #506:  Week of November 4, 2019

This Just In #506: Week of November 4, 2019

Welcome to This Just In, a weekly news show highlighting the people and events in Newport News Public schools, where students, staff, and families celebrated healthy choices, safe schools, and hardworking professionals during the month of October. National Bullying Prevention Month is observed every October to unite communities and promote kindness. Newport News Public Schools […]

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Richneck STEM Academy 2017

Richneck STEM Academy 2017

This school year, Richneck Elementary opened the doors to their STEM Academy. The afterschool club is designed to enrich students’ knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and math through hands-on activities. Assistant Principal Cheryl Andrews designed the Academy after working as an administrator with the NNPS Summer Program for Arts, Recreation and Knowledge, or SPARK. Twice […]

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School View #74: Heritage Super Bowl Coding 2018

School View #74: Heritage Super Bowl Coding 2018

Through the Governor’s STEM Academy, Heritage High school offers students advanced courses in computer science, programming, and technology. And Lead School Librarian, Melanie Toran, is ensuring that all students have access to these important 21st century skills. To reach this goal, Toran applied for funding through Libraries Ready to Code, an initiative of the American […]

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