All parents interested in the virtual option for the 2020-2021 school year please note that the date has been extended to August 3rd. Please pick up a form to submit you written request at the school office.
Today the Governor announced pushing the start date of school back to August 24th. Please know that his announcement to our great state was the first time everyone was hearing it. Our district has been preparing diligently, for the past couple of months, to reopen with the safety of our students, staff, and community in the forefront of every decision. Our Board approved the upgrade of our network and technology to make sure we can serve our students in the classroom and via virtual learning As we have known all along this situation is fluid and today’s announcement by the Governor shows just how fluid it is. We continue to work to provide parents and the community with a clear plan for the upcoming year so thank you for your patience and understanding. Through it all we remain United and Greyhound Strong!!!
Parents, *For Planning Purposes only* I order to better serve our students and parents please fill out this brief survey. https://forms.gle/uY1WP7B9r5W4RQDR9 Thank you!
GT Department Seeking Nominations The Newport Special School District will be taking nominations for screening students in 3rd through 11th grade for placement in the Gifted and Talented Program through June 15, 2020. If you feel your child is intrinsically motivated to learn, reads at an advanced level, is creative, an inquisitive thinker with strong test scores, learns at a faster pace, and would benefit from this program, please contact Ronnie Kay Erwin, Director of Special Programs and GT Coordinator, no later than Monday, June 15, 2020 at 523-1311, ext. 1036 or you may email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need any more information, please feel free to contact Mrs. Erwin.
The production company that prints the yearbooks for Newport Elementary School has been temporarily shut down because of Covid-19. When they reopen, our books will be printed. They will be distributed late summer. Pick-up locations will be announced once they arrive.
Tonight's Newport School District Meeting will be live on our Newport Special School District Facebook page. We will go live at 5:55pm Thank You1
”Due to the COVID-19 virus, the AEGIS program that Newport Schools planned on offering at Jacksonport State Park in July will be cancelled. We plan on reapplying for the summer of 2021. Sorry for the inconvenience.”
Reminder: Tomorrow 2/13/20 is NHS Parent/Teacher Conference starting at 2:30 School will be dismissed at 2:00 NES Car riders will be dismissed @ 2:00 Bus riders will be dismissed @ 2:10
🐾🐾Reminder: MANDATORY parent meeting for any student trying out for NJHS Cheer for the 2020-21 school year will be tomorrow (2/11/20) in the High School Auditorium from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This applies to current 6th-8th grade students.
We have experienced a power outage at the elementary. Power was down for about 10 minutes but has been restored.
The games at Ridgefield Christian have been cancelled for tomorrow night February 6th, 2020
Peewee games and practices for the rest of this week have been cancelled.
Newport Schools will be taking an AMI day on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week due to student and staff illness. Please be sure to have your students complete their AMI work packets. School will be dismissed today at 1:30pm NHS Parent/Teacher conference scheduled for Thursday, February 6th, 2020 have been rescheduled to next Thursday February 13th, 2020
Newport Schools will be taking an AMI day on Monday February 3rd, 2020 due to student and staff illness. Both Schools will be disinfected during this time. Please be sure to have your students complete their AMI work packets. School will be dismissed today at 1:30pm All Pee Wee Games this weekend having been cancelled due to sickness.
Way to go to our elementary chess students!! There were 117 students competing and five of our NES students placed! Billy Hernandez, Fernando Fuentes and Hunter Scoggins placed 2nd in 6th grade and Luke Strickland and Lane Stewart placed 2nd in 4th grade. I am so proud of them. Not only did they win their matches but all 21 students from Newport represented our school and community with excellent behavior and great character!
Newport wins the Yarnell's Ice Cream Sweetest Play of the Week (Sept. 27th). Eli Alcorn's touchdown run edges Batesville by 129 votes. https://www.kait8.com/…/newport-wins-yarnells-sweetest-pla…/
It's all about family!! Great win coaches and players. Thanks to all of the Heroes that came out for Hero Appreciation and thank you to all that put it together! Go Hounds!!!!
Parent Reminder: High School Parent Teacher Conferences will be tomorrow Thursday, September 12th from 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm. High School will dismiss at 2 pm, Elementary car riders will dismiss at 2 pm, bus riders will dismiss at 2:15 pm. Thank you and Go Hounds!
Newport School District lockdown has been lifted. All student and staff are safe and secure. Thank You for your understanding!
As a precautionary measure The Newport School District has gone on lockdown. We are in communication with the Jackson County Sheriff's office and there is no immanent danger at this time. We will keep you updated.
It is time to come out and meet the Hounds tonight. George Kell Motors Chevy Youth Sports Test Drive Event and City Wide Pep Rally will be Friday, August 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. located at the Newport High School Field parking lot. Just look for the Chevy tent! Everyone come out and support your Newport Greyhounds. Come out and show your support for the Hounds and the upcoming championship drive!!!
The Newport School District Phone system is back up and running. Thank You for your patience.
The Newport School District's phone system will be going down for maintenance July 23, 2019 at 3:30 pm and we will send word out when the system is back online. Thank you!