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QuestBridge Scholar Cody B

Congratulations to Cody Baynori who was selected to be a 2018 QuestBridge Scholar. Cody was one of 3,986 students selected from a large pool of over 11,600 high school juniors based on academic excellence and personal qualities. 

Spring Sports Banquet Sprots

The Spring Sports Banquet will be held on Monday, June 4th, at 6 p.m. in the High School cafeteria. All members of the Softball, Baseball and Boys and Girl Track teams are invited to attend. Immediate family members are also invited to attend. There is no charge for the Sports Banquet.


State Technology Award Winner CJ

Congratulations to C.J. Dyas who won the Student Technology Award presented by the Kentucky Association of School Librarians. C.J. won at the distrct level and then went on the also win the state award. The KASL Student Technology Award recognizes an outstanding Kentucky school student (grades K-12) who has demonstrated leadership through technology activities coordinated with the school curriculum. The award, which includes a 100.00 prize, will be presented at the Summer Refresher in July.

NKAC Most Outstanding Wrestling Award Drevon

Congratulations to Drevon Jones on winning the NKAC Most Outstanding Wrestling Award for 17-18. Through hard work and dedication Drevon Jones has become Newport High School's first-ever REGIONAL WRESTLING CHAMPION, winning 1st place at the 152 lb Weight class. Following his Regional Championship senior Drevon Jones became the first state finalist in Newport Schools wrestling history since 1977, while competing at the KHSAA Wrestling Tournament at the Kentucky Horse Park.  Congratulations!

Graduation Class of 2018 Graduation

The Newport High School Class of 2018 will celebrate graduation on June 2, 2018, at 11:00 am in the main gym at Newport High School. Congratulations Class of 2018!

NHS Prom King and Queen Prom King and Queen

Jesiah Yewitt and Abby Livingood were crowned Prom King and Queen at the Night in Paris event on April 27 at the Syndicate. Dreven Jones and Ja'Lynn Anderson rounded out the court as the Prom Prince and Princess.

BookFest 2018

Students from Newport High School and Newport Intermediate School attending BookFest at NKU. Two NHS students, Cody Baynori and Shaylee Hall lead a session this year.  They created a lesson and activity based on the book, The Scorpio Races using Ozobots..

BookFest 2018Cody and Shaylee BookFest 2018

Northern Kentucky Association of School Librarians Awards CJ

The Northern Kentucky Association of School Librarians recognized a member of the NHS student body and two NHS teachers. C.J. Dyas received the Student Technology Award for his work on the high school app. Bonnie Stacey and Holly Hart received the Donna Hornsby Joint Technology Project Award for collaboration on the Makerspace.  Congratulations!

NHS Students Win State Competition at FBLA FBLA
Congratulations to three NHS Wildcats who qualified for the National FBLA Conference:
Cheyenne Doyen - 2nd place (Advertising)
Caralyne Wallace - 3rd place (Electronic Career Portfolio)
Maddy Webb - 1st place (Business Plan)
NHS Students Bring Home Medals from SkillsUSA Skills USA

Newport High School SkillsUSA students completed at the state SkillsUSA Competion April 11-14 in Louisville along with over 1000 other Kentucky students. The students earned top awards with the best showing in Newport High School SkillsUSA history.

• Chosalin Morales-1st place in Photography, gold medal and going to Nationals in June
• Katherynne Rodriguez-2nd place silver medal in Photography.
• Ciara Walters-1st place gold medal in Banner Design.
• Jalyn Collier- 1st place Photo Art Display, gold medal.
• Shaylee Hall- 2nd place silver medal in poster design.
• Julius Graham,-1st place t-shirt design, gold medal and going
to Nationals in June.
• Zach Sharp- Excellent performance in  the Carpentry Competion.

Congratulations to all students for an excellent job competing and an outstanding job representing the talent at Newport High School.

Kentucky Bluegrass Award Winners

So many great nominees, but when student votes from all over Kentucky were counted, these books were the favorites.  Come check them out in the library.

Bluegrass winners9-12

Pi Day

These brave teachers suited up to take a pie in the face to help raise money for the prom. Students had a great time celebrating Pi Day with real "Pi." The best strategy for being a pie target, according to math teacher Sarah Reinhart, is to leave your toes free.

Pi Day Photo

NHS Pays Tribute Walkout

One month after 17 students were killed in Parkland, Florida, Newport High School students, faculty, and staff lined up in front of the high school for 17 minutes to pay tribute to all of the students who have been killed as a result of school violence.

Newport High School Dress Code 2017-2018

Dress Code

Dress Code for the 2017-2018 School Year

Students are NOT permitted to wear the following items:

  • No clothing that bares the shoulders, midriff, underarms, and/or frontal cleavage.
  • No clothing that is torn or ripped.
  • No clothing that is worn below the waist, and/or exposes any undergarments.
  • No hats, hoods, or scarves worn on the head.
  • No shorts, capri pants, skirts, or dresses.
  • No shower slippers, sliders, sandals, or any shoe that does not strap around the back of the heel.
  • No yoga pants, leggings, or jeggings.
  • Nothing that expresses profanity or is drug and/or alcohol related.

Religious and Health Accommodations

Where a bona fide religious belief or health need of a student conflicts with the school dress code, reasonable accommodation shall be provided.  Any student desiring accommodation shall notify the Newport High School principal in writing of the requested accommodation and the factual basis for the request. Approved coverings worn as part of a student's bona fide religious practices or beliefs shall not be prohibited under this policy.