Parent Liaison

Greetings Parents and Students,


My name is Velverlee Parrish, Parent and Family Engagement Liaison at William E. Waters Middle School. Primarily, my role will be to serve as a connector between home and school to ensure each of our children has the best opportunity for their social and academic achievement.  In cooperation with the staff here at William E. Waters Middle School, our goal will be to create an environment in which parents and families can feel welcome and have access to the resources they need to achieve academic success through family engagement.  I am excited for the 2019-2020 school year and look forward to the opportunity of getting to know you!


“At the end of the day the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is

the positive involvement of parents” – Jane D. Hull

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Velverlee Parrish
Parent and Family Engagement Liaison
Williams E. Waters Middle School
600 Roosevelt Blvd
Portsmouth, VA. 23701
757-558-2813, ext. 30117