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PHS Principal Robert Littlefield poses with a jacket presented to members of the 1968 PHS football team on the occasion of them winning the Class C championship that year — the school's first-ever athletic title. Behind him is a display containing memorabilia from the school's past 50 years. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

JFK’s death cast shadow over Portsmouth High’s opening

JFK’s death cast shadow over Portsmouth High’s opening

PORTSMOUTH — For Nancy Souza and many others who were there 50 years ago, the excitement of a new high school opening its doors was soon cut short by an assassin’s bullet. Portsmouth High School, formerly the Fort Butts School (what is now the building’s “E” wing), opened its expanded building on Friday, Nov. 22,

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