Mask mandate to remain in place for PPS
Mask mandate to remain in place for PPS
Updated on 01/20/2022
At tonight’s meeting of the School Board of the City of Portsmouth, Board members received legal counsel regarding their options in response to Gov. Youngkin’s executive order removing mask mandates in schools. 
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Patillo, Atkinson elected School Board chairman, vice-chairwoman
Patillo, Atkinson elected School Board chairman, vice-chairwoman
Updated on 01/07/2022
At its Jan. 6 reorganizational meeting, the School Board of the City of Portsmouth re-elected Dr. Cardell Patillo as its chairman and LaKeesha “Klu” Atkinson as vice-chairwoman. 
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A message from the Superintendent on school safety
A message from the Superintendent on school safety
Updated on 12/10/2021
We are constantly evaluating our practices and protocols to ensure we have the best safety measures and responses in place. 
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Our Mission Statement

"Bearing the Child in Mind"

At Douglas Park Elementary, we think that EVERY child can be a SUCCESSFUL LEARNER!

The DPES family promotes a schoolwide academic policy that supports a student-centered community where students develop academic, social and personal skills that will enable appropriate interaction in a safe and orderly environment.

We believe that all students:

  • Can learn and meet goals
  • Should be safe, respectful and responsible
  • Should be prepared to learn
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