•  VDOE State Superintendent Visits SPS

    VDOE State Superintendent Visits SPS

    VDOE State Superintendent, Dr. Lisa Coons and Chief of Staff, Dr. Jeremy Raley visited Lakeland High School and Southwestern Elementary School to experience the excellent things happening in The Center for Performing and Production Arts students and get a glimpse of Zearn Math in action.

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  •  Gown For Crowns

    Gowns For Crowns

    Nansemond River High School DECA Chapter, in partnership with many local businesses and organizations, hosted their 4th annual Gowns for Crowns Prom Dress Giveaway on March 16th. Young ladies from all over Hampton Roads were able to find a beautiful, gently used dress for their prom.

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  • Youth Art Month

    Youth Art Festival 2024

    In conjunction with YAM (Youth Art Month), Suffolk Public Schools Department of Fine and Performing Arts expanded this event to include all of our programs in the Spring arts festival. Held at Booker T. Washington Elementary School, the festival featured music, theatre, and music production performances, as well as various community partners and vendors.

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  •  35th Annual Young Artists and Authors Showcase and Awards Ceremony

    35th Annual Young Artists and Authors Showcase and Awards Ceremony

    Sister Cities International hosted the 35th annual Young Artists and Authors Showcase and Awards Ceremony at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. Several talented students from all three of our high schools had their work on display, from paintings, poems, and drawings to digital art, music, and mixed media.

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  •  ODU Athletes Read to SPS Elementary Students

    ODU Athletes Read to SPS Elementary Students

    Old Dominion University student athletes volunteered a couple hours of their day at SPS elementary schools, reading to 3rd grade students. In partnership with the United Way of Hampton Roads, Kilby Shores Elementary School, Nansemond Parkway Elementary School, and Booker T. Washington Elementary School students were able to meet and ask questions to athletes who play the sports they watch and aspire to play.

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  •  15th Annual CTE Professional Student Conference

    15th Annual CTE Professional Student Conference

    The 15th Annual Career & Technical Education Professional Student Conference, held at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront, provides 9th-grade students an opportunity to interact with career-related programs offered in Suffolk Public Schools. Instructors from the College and Career Academy at Pruden engaged students in workplace activities within the Cosmetology/Master Barber, Culinary Arts, and Emergency Medical Technician career fields.

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  •  National Night Out 2023

    National Night Out 2023

    SPS hosted 3 National Night Out events this year. Creekside Elementary School, Lakeland High School, and King's Fork High School all enjoyed a great deal of success with tremendous support from non-profit organizations and community partners.

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