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NNPS High School Expo to showcase options and opportunities

(03/31/2017) -Newport News Public Schools' Student Advisory Group on Education is hosting a high school expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News.

The public is invited to attend the expo to learn more about how Newport News Public Schools is preparing high school students to graduate college, career and citizen-ready.

Students representing each high school will showcase the options and opportunities available to students. Through exhibits and demonstrations, students will show community members how NNPS is developing them into young adults who are ready for college, career and the responsibilities of citizenship. Visitors will be encouraged to talk with the student exhibitors and learn about their coursework, projects, clubs, civic activities, career exploration and other experiences that are preparing them for successful futures.

The expo will also include a student art show and musical performances from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the food court stage.

Musical Performance Schedule

  • 11:30 a.m. Denbigh High School Percussion Ensemble
  • 11:50 a.m. Denbigh High School Chorus
  • 12:10 p.m. Menchville High School's Subito Vocal Ensemble
  • 12:30 p.m. Menchville High School Guitar Ensemble
  • 12:50 p.m. Warwick High School Vocal Ensemble
  • 1:10 p.m. Woodside High School Orchestra
  • 1:30 p.m. Woodside High School Jazz Band
  • 1:50 p.m. Heritage High School Choir

Newport News Public Schools' curriculum combines the Standards of Learning with the district's college, career and citizen-ready skills (information literacy, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity and innovation, initiative and self-direction, social responsibility and collaboration) to better prepare students for success as learners, future employees and contributing citizens.