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SCHOOL ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL TIMES

NEWPORT PRIMARY.....................8:05 AM       3:05 PM
NEWPORT INTERMEDIATE............7:55 AM       2:55 PM
NEWPORT HIGH............................7:45 AM       2:45 PM
SCHOOL OF INNOVATION........…10:00 AM       5:00 PM

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Status Update

Status Update

After further review of our district status, we have decided to remain in all virtual instruction until after the winter break.  We feel this is the safest and best course of action for us at this time.  The plan is to continue all virtual instruction until Tuesday, January 5, 2021. 

Letter from the Superintendent

Letter from the Superintendent - Spanish

LPC / Public Forum

The Newport Independent School District will conduct a Local Planning Committee Public Forum on December 3, 2020 at 6:30 PM.  The meeting will be held via a video conference . This meeting is an informal gathering to encourage local participation through community suggestions relative to future utilization of existing school facilities and construction of new school facilities.  These community suggestions or recommendations will be closely monitored by the Local Planning Committee in the development of a proposed District Facility Plan for Newport Independent Schools.  The Local Planning Committee will meet prior to the Public Forum at 5:30 PM.

The link to the video conference is: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85935265465

Meeting ID: 859 3526 5465

21st Century Community Learning Centers - Notice of Intent to Apply

The Newport Independent School District hereby notifies the local community of our intention to apply for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant through the Kentucky Department of Education. Applications will be submitted for the following schools:

Newport Intermediate School (3rd-6th)- 95 West 8th Street Newport, KY 41071

Newport High School (7th-8th)- 900 East 6th St., Newport, KY 41071

Notice of Intent to Apply

FROM THE SCHOOL BASED HEALTH CLINIC DESK . . .

healthCommunities throughout America have a commitment to education along with their local schools.  The Newport community and the Newport School District share that bond of commitment as well.  However, the current Covid-19 pandemic presents us with some difficult challenges.  Maintaining safety and wellness is an equally high priority.  As part of our ongoing commitment to the community, the Newport School Based Health Clinic will remain open to assist families by providing free healthcare for Newport students.  Some of our many services include sick child visits, physical exams, and immunizations.  The Health Clinic is located at the Newport Intermediate School and is open every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8am-3pm.  Please call 291-1910 to schedule a visit; masks and social distancing protocols are in place.

We want to offer not only our gratitude, but also kudos, to the parents and guardians of our Newport School students.  The Newport school nurses, and administration have assumed a limited role in assisting with contact tracing and notifications, augmenting the efforts of the Northern Kentucky Health Department.  We have found our parents and guardians to be essential.  Our school community parents, and guardians have been receptive and helpful participants in these efforts toward public health.  Your continued notifications concerning ill students and thoughtful discussions with us will be appreciated as well.

NEWPORT INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS' KRISTEN EDWARDS NAMED WARM 98 TEACHER OF THE WEEK

NEWPORT – Newport Intermediate School Special Education Teacher Kristen Edwards has been named WARM 98 radio's Teacher of the Week.

Edwards, who was nominated for the award by the parent of one of her students, began to cry as she learned about the award during a phone call from WARM 98s morning show hosts Jim Day and Amanda Orlando. A video of the call posted on the station's Facebook page has been viewed nearly 5,000 times.

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Learning Plan Change Request

Any family that would like for their child’s learning plan to be changed may complete a change request form for the school’s consideration.  Changes may be made for valid need. Newport Independent Schools will be as flexible as possible. Families may formally request changes beginning October 1st. The change request form will close on October 9th. Changes will be based on the capacity of the individual classrooms to maintain social distancing, the needs of the school, the needs of the students, and the needs of the family. Any changes made will be communicated by the individual school and would take effect on October 26th. Change requests will be taken for second semester learning updates. The change request forms will open on December 1st and will close on December 11th.

Virtual Learner to Hybrid (attending school on site for a portion of the week)

Hybrid Learner to Virtual (preference to be a virtual learner)

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