The Chief of Police has given us an all clear and the Newport High School campus is coming off lockdown. We were on lockdown as a precaution due to actions taking place in the community. Our students and staff were not in danger and thank you to the Newport Police Department and the Jackson County Sheriffs Office for their response and action.
Newport High School is currently under lockdown. Students and staff are not in emanate danger. Please do not call or come to the school. Further information will be provided when we come off lockdown.
The Newport Special School District will return to full in class learning tomorrow, Tuesday, February 23rd. Buses will run their normal routes . Go Hounds!
The Newport Special School District will go to blended learning for Monday, February 22nd. Buses will not run tomorrow, The main roads are clear and there has been significant melting taking place but we still have areas in the district that are not clear. Students that can safely make it to school are encouraged to attend and those that are unable to safely travel will need to remain virtual for tomorrow. Again, NO BUSES WILL RUN TOMORROW and the district will be on blended learning.
Jr High Cheer Tryouts for the current 6th-8th grades have been RE-SCHEDULED. Tryout week will be held next week Tuesday, February 23 through Friday, February 26th. Practice times will remain the same and will begin at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 23rd at the Greyhound Field House. Don’t forget that your physical must be completed and on file with the school prior to practice week beginning.
ATTENTION SCHOOL CLOSING NOTICE: Roadways remain hazardous. All classes at Newport Special School District K-12 and Preschool are cancelled for the remainder of the week. NO classes at school Thursday, February 18th or Friday, February 19th. Students will remain on virtual learning. Again, all K-12 and Preschool in-school classes are cancelled for the Newport Special School District requiring students to remain virtual.
ATTENTION SCHOOL CLOSING NOTICE: Roadways remain hazardous and more inclement weather is expected. All classes at Newport Special School District K-12 and Preschool are cancelled for tomorrow Wednesday, February 17th. Students will remain on virtual learning. Again, all K-12 and Preschool in-school classes are cancelled for the Newport Special School District requiring students to remain virtual.
ATTENTION SCHOOL CLOSING NOTICE: All classes at Newport Special School District K-12 and Preschool are cancelled for tomorrow Tuesday, February 16th. Students will remain on virtual learning. Again, all K-12 and Preschool in-school classes are cancelled for the Newport Special School District requiring students to remain virtual.
Newport Junior High Cheer Tryout week that was scheduled for 2/15-2/19 is being postponed at this time due to inclement weather. Details for re-scheduled dates and times will be posted on a later date. Thank you!
ATTENTION SCHOOL CLOSING NOTICE: All classes at Newport Special School District K-12 and Preschool are cancelled for tomorrow Monday, February 15th. Students will remain on virtual learning. Again, all K-12 and Preschool in-school classes are cancelled for the Newport Special School District requiring students to remain virtual.
ATTENTION SCHOOL CLOSING NOTICE: Due to current road conditions throughout the district, all classes at Newport Special School District K-12 and Preschool are cancelled for tomorrow Friday, February 12th. The safety of our students, staff, and parents are a priority. Students will remain on virtual learning. Again, all K-12 and Preschool in-school classes are cancelled for the Newport Special School District requiring students to remain virtual.
ATTENTION SCHOOL CLOSING NOTICE: Due to the forecasted Winter Weather Advisory and current road conditions throughout the district, all classes at Newport Special School District K-12 and Preschool are cancelled for tomorrow Thursday, February 11th. The safety of our students, staff, and parents are a priority. Students will remain on virtual learning to mirror Friday virtual days. Again, all K-12 and Preschool in-school classes are cancelled for the Newport Special School District requiring students to remain virtual.
ATTENTION SCHOOL CLOSING NOTICE: All classes at Newport Special School District K-12 and Preschool are cancelled for today Wednesday, February 10th due to inclement weather and black ice in areas of our district. Students will pivot to virtual learning to mirror Friday virtual days. All students and staff should pivot to virtual from their home to remain safe during this inclement weather. Again, all K-12 and Preschool in-school classes are cancelled for the Newport Special School District requiring students to pivot to virtual.
Due to COVID-19 the Newport School District will not be able to accept any deliveries on Valentines Day at either High School or Elementary campuses. Thank You for your understanding.
Tickets for tonight's basketball game at Riverview are now open to the public. We have 63 tickets left first come first serve. Thank You
Happy New Year’s Eve and I hope the holidays have been kind to our students, staff and parents. Our plan to return on Monday, January 4 is to start back blended to keep the safety of our students and staff in the forefront. Buses WILL run their normal routes and those students identified completing the first semester with a D or F will need to attend in person. We will continue to follow all protocols for safety and please remember unless your child is under 10 years of age a face mask is required. We anticipate and hope to return to full in person classroom instruction the following week. Thank you all for your cooperation and have a Happy New Year!!!
Newport School District Report to the Public and regular monthly school board meeting will stream live on the Newport Special School District Facebook Page starting at 5:30pm. https://www.facebook.com/NewportSchools
The basketball games tomorrow night against Bald Knob as been cancelled.
Basketball games next Monday the 21st and Tuesday the 22nd have been cancelled
Correction: Pre-K will remain open and will got virtual starting December 18th. Apologies for any confusion.
Newport Elementary and Pre-K will move to all virtual starting tomorrow through the end of the holiday break due to COVID. The 6-12 grade campus will remain blended through the 18th of December.
We have 175 vouchers for the JB,SG, SB game @ Cave City Tuesday 12/8/2020 . You can pick up these vouchers at the Administration building starting today at 1pm. Go Hounds
Attention Parents of students who ride Bus 10, Bus 10 will not run for this week. Parents are welcome to bring their kids to school or go virtual. Thank You
Game Thursday at BIC. Parent only Vouchers available for pickup in administration building. 100 vouchers available, First come first serve. Limit 4 each. See Mrs. Celia
A message from Aramark -Newport Schools For the week of November 16, 2020 - November 20, 2020: We will be providing meals for all students available for daily pick-up. Lunch may be picked up Monday through Friday between 11:00am and 12:00pm. Meals will include a hot lunch and a breakfast meal for the following morning. We will also have a dinner pick-up. This meal can be picked up daily between 4:30pm and 5:00pm. Pick-up locations are as follows: - For high school students: pick up between the Jr. High gym and Jr. High Science building - For elementary students: pick up under the awning of the elementary school * On Thursday, November 19, 2020, we will be having our Thanksgiving meal for lunch. * On Friday, November 20, 2020, we will have the regular lunch/dinner pick-up, along with a breakfast and lunch meal for each day of Thanksgiving week (November 23 - November 27).
Basketball Game tomorrow night 11-12-2020 at Augusta Parent only Vouchers available for pickup in administration building. 40 vouchers available, First come first serve. Limit two. See Ms. Brandy Thank You
Parents, Please go online and fill out the form indicating if your child will be physically coming to school on Virtual Fridays. If you do not have internet access please call the office of either the elementary or the high school to let us know your intentions. The online form can be found on our website or our social media pages. Thank you for your cooperation and have a great week.
Tickets for the Newport Greypups vs Harding Academy this Thursday @ Legendary Greyhound Field are on sale now via the link below or though the go fan app. https://gofan.co/app/events/104302
*Aramark is selling Wacky Cakes this month* To order you must call the Administration Building 870-523-1311(option 1) and place order with Celia or Carolyn. Orders must be in by October 27th. $20 per cake. Cakes will be ready for pickup on the 30th between 12-3 in the Administration Building.
6th Grade meals will be available for pickup between 12-1 tomorrow, Friday the 2nd. Please call and place your order before 10 am and pick up at the high school office.
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!