Our School

NRHS LogoWelcome to Nansemond River High School!

Mascot:  Warriors
School colors: Red and Black

Administration:
Principal: Dr. Shawn Green
Assistant Principals: Mrs. Janice Bibbo, Mrs. Tara Firth and Mrs. Tina Paul
Dean of Students: Mr. Denzell White
Activities Director: Ms. Kristy Brett
School Counseling Director:  Mrs. Mary Linda Cruey

Feeder schools:
Nansemond Parkway Elementary, Creekside Elementary, Florence Bowser Elementary, Northern Shores Elementary, Colonel Fred Cherry Middle School and John Yeates Middle School

Curriculum
The curriculum at Nansemond River High School is unique and challenging.
*Nansemond River is a 2020-21 Project Lead the Way Distinguished School that focuses on Engineering.
*We offer an extensive range of courses at the Honors and Advanced Placement levels along with various dual enrollment classes through Paul D. Camp Community College, also located in Suffolk, and Tidewater Community College.
*Students have the opportunity to enroll in Career and Technical Education courses at NRHS and at the College of Career and Career Academy at Pruden.
*Our school offers a very active Air Force JROTC program for those interested in pursuing a military career after high school.
*We offer electives in Band, Chorus, Theatre and Art for those students interested in the visual and performing arts. 

In addition to a challenging curriculum, Nansemond River offers students an opportunity to participate in many extra-curricular activities. A list of activities are located on our Activities and Athletics page.

We are positive that our students and parents will find a fulfilling, challenging, and enjoyable academic and athletic experience at Nansemond River High School!