Beginning on Monday, December 21st through Friday, January 8th all schools in the Portsmouth School Department will shift to full distance learning.

Tom Kenworth, Superintendent of Portsmouth Public Schools, sent the following letter to members of the Portsmouth School Department Community on Friday.

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