Earlier today the Newport Special School District was on a precautionary lockdown. We will always take action to protect our students and staff. Our hope is to be prepared and proactive. It was a successful lockdown and with communication going out from the school to inform parents when it happened and when it was declared clear. We appreciate parents not coming to the school and not jamming our phone lines with a mass number of calls, allowing us to maintain complete control of the situation. We would also like to thank the Newport Police Department for their quick action and presence on our campuses!!!