District News

Newport Knothole Team Wins Class B City Tournament

Congratulations to the "Little Nasty Boys" knothole team from Newport!  Coached by Newport alumni, Chase Barger and Jason Barnes.   Click here to read the complete sports article in the Cincinnati Enquirer.

July Board Meeting Date Changed

July Regular Board Meeting

July 30, 2014
7:00 PM

Newport Middle School Library

55th Annual Junior Olympics

55th Annual Jr. Olympics

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
4 p.m. @ Newport Stadium

                      Girls & Boys

                    Ages 5-18

Admission: Free to all athletes, coaches, volunteers, and youth age four and under.

All others: $3.00 each

Home Visits in August

In an effort to improve home and school communications, many of our staff members will begin making home visits on August 7th.  You will see our teachers walking up and down the streets communicating with our students, parents and guardians.  While we are using the term home visits it is not necessary for us to enter a home unless we are invited in.  We will be glad to stand in the yard or behind the gate.

Born Learning Academy Invitation

The bornlearning academy is a series of monthly workshops for families with at least one child younger than five years of age.

Join Us for a Greet & Meet
Tuesday, September 30, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
(Dinner is included)


Become a Reading Mentor to a Newport Student

Are you interested in being a one-to-one reading mentor for a Newport student?  If so, you can register at https://www.nkyec.com/one-to-one-reading/training-information.  

Health Requirements for Students

We are excited about the coming school year. Please remember that Kentucky law requires:

  • All students need to have an up-to date-physical exam and KY immunization certificate on file at school.
  • The law requires all students entering 6th grade to have an updated physical and immunization certificate on file at school.
  • In addition, the law requires pre-school and kindergarten students to have a vision exam on file no later than January 1st of the school year. Kindergarteners must also have a dental exam on file by January 1st of the school year.


Wildcat Camp for Incoming 6th-Grade Students

On Tuesday, August 12th, from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., NMS will host Wildcat Camp for incoming 6th-grade students.  The camp includes lunch and is free of charge for all students.    

6th-Grade Parent Night at Newport Middle School

6th Grade Parent Night 
August 12th, from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM.  

Wildcat Orientation for Incoming Freshman

Newport High invites all incoming 9th Graders to the Freshman Orientation:
Wednesday August 13th

8:00 AM -  Noon


Safer Sidewalks for Students Getting to School

Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Terry DeMio, gives an update on the sidewalk project, which is expected to be done this summer and hopefully before school starts in Newport.  Click here to read the article.

Summer Enrichment Programs

Newport School's Summer Enrichment Program is going to be a fun filled summer of activities for your child.  21st Century and F.I.T. for Life are partnering with Newport Schools to provide summer learning for students who have completed kindergarten and up!  Click here to see more information and the forms required to register your child!

Summer Feeding Program

Newport Independent School District Food Service is participating in the Summer Food Service Program open to all children 18-years of age and younger.

Free e-books for Summer Reading

Students have access to free e-books for the summer -  courtesy of myON.  Read books on your computer or mobile device. 


KDE July Parent Info Newsletter

Click on the KDE logo to see the July 2014 Parent Information Newsletter.


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