NPS Mission Statement

  • The mission of Norfolk Public Schools, the cornerstone of a proudly diverse community, is to ensure that all students maximize their academic potential, develop skills for lifelong learning and are successful contributors to a global society, as distinguished by:

    * Courageous advocacy for all students.
    * Family and community investment.
    * Data-driven personalized learning.
    * Strong and effective leadership teams.
    * Shared responsibility for Teaching and Learning.
    * Access to rigorous and rewarding college and career readiness opportunities

LES 5th grade promotion video

Larchmont Virtual Parade

  • Click the link below to view to video of our virtual faculty parade.



    Teachers' Electronic "Office Hours" 

    All classroom teachers will maintain daily "office hours" from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  beginning Tuesday, March 17th through Friday, March 27th 2020, (weekdays only) for students and parents/guardians to reach out to them with questions (via e-mail, Class Dojo, etc.). 


    Faculty and Staff Email Addresses


    Amy Gortz             


    Brittany Butler       

    Natasha Morrison   

    Anita Thornton       

    Maggie Forchas     

    Grade 1

    Stephanie Mackey  

    Taylor Kline           

    Lovie Harris           

    Kaylie Riemer        

    Christine Lowry     

    Grade 2

    Room 100- Please feel free to contact Mrs. L. White,, if needed 

    Dawn Pettapiece    

    Paige Jacobson       

    Stuart White           

    Grade 3

    Anamelia Kiliddjian

    Beth McOsker      

    Kimberly Tunstall  

    Nicole Beer           

    Grade 4         

    Karee Phillips         

    Christopher O’Brien

    Catherine Schleck  

    Donna Wagnon      

    Grade 5

    Christine Guynn    

    Carmen Colburn    

    Catherine Munden 

    Ben Keefe             

    Special Education

    127 Tracey Beers          

    127 Devon Sanders       

    127 Elizabeth Sage       

    207 Bonnie Lambert-Baxter

    Gifted Education

    Meredith Correia          


    Becky Dewees             


    Carrie Green, Vocal    

    Diane Kawczynski, Strings


    Jason Miller                 

    Physical Education

    Alice Fortier                


    Terri Clark                   

    Other Staff

    Rita Yashaev, ESL       



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  • Dr. James Peterson, Principal

    1145 Bolling Ave.
    Norfolk, VA. 23508

    Phone: (757) 451-4180
    Fax: (757) 451-4188

    Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    Student Hours: 8:55am - 3:20pm