District News

Final Dates for Summer Feeding Program Sun with sunglasses

Summer break is nearing the end, and so are the days for our Summer Feeding Program.  Click here or on the Sun to see the last days for students to enjoy their free lunch at Newport Intermediate School.


Heather Orman, who has more than 20 years of classroom and administrative experience, is the new principal of Newport High School. Orman was most recently an assistant principal at Seneca High School in Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville. She has taught English/Language Arts and math in the Jefferson, Oldham and Harrison County school districts, in addition to coaching basketball.

Newport Intermediate School SBDM SBDM

Newport Intermediate SBDM Regular Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 25 at 4:00PM in the NIS LIbrary.

Summer Community Meals Westside Summer Dinners
Newport Independent Schools Welcome Mario Kirkendall as New Athletic Director Maroi Kirkendall

Newport Independent Schools Welcome Mario Kirkendall as New Athletic Director (AD) and High School Physical Education teacher. Click on the artice to read full story.

National Night Out National Night Out

 National Night Out will be held in the Target parket lot of the Newport Pavilion on Tuesday, August 7th from 6-9 PM. 

Join us for complimentary food and beverages, school supplies (while supplies last), bike giveaways, meet and greets with your Newport police and firefighters, a S.W.A.T. demonstration, and more!

Zac Newman's Ramp Up Stunt Show will be performing along with music featuring the return of the band 4th and York and a special appearance by Saving Escape.

Once again, Newport National Night Out will be held in the Target parking lot at Newport Pavilion on Tuesday August 7, 2018 from 6-9 PM. 

Hope to see you there!

Join Newport's First Responders for the National Night Out event!

School Safety - Students and Staff School Safety

March 2, 2018
From: Kelly E. Middleton, Superintendent

Dear Newport Families and Staff:
Following the recent tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, I want to reiterate the importance of safety in Newport Independent Schools. As a father of two children who attended public schools, the safety and security of all of our students, staff, and schools are my top priority.

I share and value your concerns, and I want you to know I am committed to doing everything possible to ensure that Newport Independent Schools are a model for school safety. I also want to let you know about several safety measures currently in place or under way to safeguard our students and staff:

Click HERE to View Safety measures and More