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NEWPORT PRIMARY.....................8:05 AM       3:05 PM
NEWPORT INTERMEDIATE............7:55 AM       2:55 PM
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NHS Drama Presents: The Miracle Worker The Miracle Worker

The NHS Drama Department would like to invite you to our winter show The Miracle Worker which opens this week. 

The Miracle Worker follows the childhood years of the teacher, writer and advocate for the blind and deaf, Ms. Helen Keller. She lost her hearing and sight when she was only 19 months old due to scarlet fever.  The play looks at the years of Helen’s life when she met and worked with teacher Annie Sullivan who was hired by her family in desperation. Annie, after many turbulent weeks, changes Helen’s life by teaching her to communicate through sign language.

The performances dates are:
Thursday December 5th at 7 pm.
Friday December 6th  at 7 pm.
Finally there is a matinee Sunday December 8th at 2 pm.

Reservations: 
You can call the Newport Drama Box Office at 1-859-292-2800 and leave a detailed voicemail or you can email us at nhsdrama@newport.kyschools.us  Please be sure to leave the following information for us on your message: 

1) The date of the performance you would like to reserve
2) How many tickets you will need
3) Your name and a phone number you can be reached. 

YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A CALL BACK UNLESS THE SHOW IS SOLD OUT. 

All performances take place at Newport High School , 900 East 6th Street in our auditorium. 

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Join us on Saturday, December 14, at 6:30 PM on channel WHAS11 or click on the image below to watch Online as WHAS11 begins its annual WHAS Crusade for Children Telethon. WHAS 11 is a TV station in Louisville, KY. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts a varied selection of general entertainment, sports, lifestyle shows, and local news. In addition to being a proud supported of Newport Independent Schools.

CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO WATCH ONLINE 

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Applicant Screening Committee: CAST YOUR VOTE

TO: Parents of Newport Independent Schools

The Newport Board of Education is conducting a search for a new superintendent. KRS 160.352 requires that the Board form an applicant screening committee. One of the members of that committee must be a parent.

Nominations have been received for the parent rep and the final vote will take place on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Four parents have been nominated:

Rose Curtin
John Hayden
Dr. Alexis Miller
Kim Mullins-Ward

Voting will take place in all schools and at the Welcome Center. Please feel free to stop at one of our locations and cast your vote. The front office staff will have the ballots; please bring your ID with you. You must be a parent/guardian of a current student to vote.

Please call Kim Klosterman at 859-292-3004 if you have questions.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MEETING DATES REQUIRED

INCLEMENT WEATHER ACTION PLAN

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Staff, Students, and Parents/Guardians:

The Superintendent and his staff will evaluate weather and road conditions prior to 5:00 a.m. All staff & student homes will receive an alert via the School Messenger Alert System, as well as a message posted on our web home page at www.newportwildcats.org if there is a delay in the start of the school day or if the district is closing.

Newport Schools participates in the School Closing Network. The following television stations announce school closing information by districts as reported from our office. You are urged to listen for Newport Independent Schools or the identification number 2480. If our district is not identified, our schools will be operating on a regular schedule.

The following TV stations will be running Newport’s information when inclement weather conditions prevail:

WLWT – TV CHANNEL 5

WCPO – TV CHANNEL 9

WKRC – TV CHANNEL 12

WXIX – TV CHANNEL 19

WSTR – TV CHANNEL 64

Vacancy for Superintendent SUP SEARCH

The Newport Independent Board of Education is seeking an outstanding educator with the leadership skills capable of extending the momentum of improvement in Newport Schools. The successful candidate should have a reputation as an innovative, approachable, ethical, and enthusiastic leader who is actively involved and visible throughout the district and community. Candidates should possess a background of enhancing student achievement, successful financial management, administrative experience, and the ability to relate to all constituencies in a diverse community. 

Kentucky superintendent certification is required. A competitive salary will be offered for a July 1, 2020 contract start. 

To apply, please go to KSBA's website - www.ksba.org. Click on the Superintendent Search tab (current searches). Under the ad, you will find the link to apply for this position. 

Application deadline is January 2, 2020 

Consultant Service
The Newport lndependentBoard· bf Education is using the Superintendent Search Services of the Kentucky School Boards Association. 

Any questions or additional correspondence regarding the position should be addressed to the Board consultant: 

Don Martin 
Newport Independent Superintendent Search 
Kentucky School Boards Association 
260 Democrat Drive 
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 
859/991-4932 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Community Coat Drive and Distribution Coat Drive

Help St. Vincent de Paul NKY spread the warmth! We are collecting warm winter gear for people of all ages!

Collecting new & gently used warm winter gear: coats, jackets, hoodies, scarves, hats, gloves, mittens, & boots.

Items can be dropped off at selected Kemba Credit Unions, Gold Star Chili Locations, Fire Departments, City Buildings, Schools and all St. Vincent de Paul NKY Locations. For a full list of drop sites or to volunteer, please contact Assistance@svdpnky.org or call 859-446-7726

BECAUSE NOBODY SHOULD BE COLD THIS WINTER!

Distribution will be: 
December 7, 2019 at Life Learning Center and Cristo Rey Church
December 14, 2019 at Newport Primary and John G. Carlisle from 9am-12pm.