School News

2015-16 School Year Calendar

(Click Here) to see the Approved calendar for the 2015-16 School Year.

Changes To 2014-15 Calendar

(Click Here) to see the newly amended School calendar for 2014-15. Please note that March 9th will be a Make Up Day. Students will need to attend school on that day.

Celebrate Koinonia

Celebrate Koinonia!

Saturday, Feb. 28th 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Newport Middle School parking lot

A time to share a hot lunch while meeting your neighbors.
February's Menu
Chicken noodle soup with peanut butter & jelly sandwiches,  hot chocolate with marshmallows and dessert.
*All Newport Schools’ students and their families are invited to attend.

Newport Primary School PTO Read-A-Thon

We are collecting pledges for A Read-a-Thon at Newport Primary School.  Every student is encouraged to spend some extra time reading to show how much we love to read and to help our PTO raise money.  All of the money raised will help fund programs and purchases for NPS students.  You can help by pledging money to your favorite readers.

NPS PTO thanks you for your generous support!

Click here for more information.

Picture Day

Mark your calendar! Picture Day is coming Tuesday, March 3rd. Visit for clothing suggestions, online payment details and more. Click below to learn more.

Spring Portrait

Class Picture

Read Across Newport Spirit Week

Monday, March 2nd - PJ Day 

Tuesday, March 3rd - Hat Day 

Wednesday, March 4th - Crazy Hair Day 

Thursday, March 5th - College Spirit Day 

Friday, March 6th - Newport Spirit Wear Day


Coach Shoopman's Family Fitness & Health Night

Come join us for an evening of fun fitness!

Who:  K-2 Newport Primary Families

When:  Thursday, March 12, 2015
from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Where:  Newport Primary Gymnasium

Click here for more information.

Music In Our Schools Month Concert Series


March 12th - Chorus and Kindergarten

March 19th - Chorus and 1st Grade

March 26th - Chorus and 2nd Grade

All concerts will be at 2:00 p.m.

Friends and Family are welcome to attend.

Scholastic Book Fair

Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings to school the books kids want to read. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child's reading habits.

Book Fair Dates:  March 16th  – 20, 2015

Shopping hours:  9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Special activities:  March 17th is Family Night.  

Click here to for more information.

Newport Primary School Art Show

Our first art show was a huge success.  We had over 160 people attend this event. 

Art Show Slide Show

More photos from the art show can be viewed under our photo gallery.

February Wildcats

Click the paw print to see a list of our February Wildcats.  

Way to go Wildcats!

Newport Community Gardens

Do you want a garden?

Newport has two brand new gardens open to you! One is on Ann Street and the other is on Court Street.  You can sign up to grow your own food in one of our new raised 4 by 8 garden beds.  


Applications need to be returned to Brighton Center at 799 Ann Street, or to Molly in the Newport Primary School Family Resource Center.

Attendance Incentives

School Incentive—We have new attendance incentives for Newport Primary School!  If our school reaches 98% average daily attendance on any day, we will have a reward for the next day of school that may include: pajama day, hat day, crazy sock day etc.  Please encourage your child to come to school every day so that this goal can be reached and so that we can celebrate!  Thank you for all you do in making your child’s education a success.  Let’s come to school every day.  Go Wildcats!!

Student Incentive—We will also be having a drawing for a weekly giveaway for students who have perfect attendance for that entire week.  There will be five drawings per week for students with perfect attendance!

Parent Incentive—We will also have parent incentives for their child's perfect attendance!  To the parents for those students who have perfect attendance for the month a drawing of 5 families will win a pizza dinner delivered to their house by the administrative staff. Pizza, 2 liter of pop, plates napkins etc.


Sunday Fun Day

A Fit For Life Program
February 8th - March 22nd
Every Sunday, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Click on the man running for more information.

2014 - 2015 School Calendar

Calendar & Events

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