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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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School of Innovation: Programs

The Newport School of Innovation is part of the Newport Independent School District. We offer four programs that meet the diverse needs of students throughout parts of Northern Kentucky. These include Trailblazer, Go Steady, Ascend and Care. All curriculum is provided online for student flexibility with support from certified teachers.

The Newport School of Innovation enrollment is closed for the first semester. We will start accepting new applications again in November and December for the second semester.

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Trailblazer accepts 6th through 12th grade students whose parents would like to homeschool with educational guidance, support, and extracurricular opportunities . A Huddle course is recommended for students which meets twice a week. No state testing is administered, but MAP testing is encouraged to show progress. The cost of Trailblazer is $60 per month.

TRAILBLAZER - FOX19 NOW Interview
Gsteady

Go Steady is for 9th through 12th grade students who are expecting, a young parent, caring for a family member, or students who need a more flexible schedule in order to work. Coursework is delivered digitally. Many students participate in family literacy programs and independent living seminars. Students are required to attend testing preparation and state testing. 

GO STEADY - FOX19 NOW Interview

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Would you like to get ahead of the game? If so our Ascend program is for you. Ascend is for 9th through 12th grade students who would like to either graduate early or would like the opportunity to receive dual credit classes to get a jump start on their post secondary education. Coursework is delivered primarily digitally, however students must attend a Huddle course and attend state testing.

ASCEND - FOX19 NOW Interview

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Our CARE program is for 6th through 12th grade students who have difficulty fitting into a traditional learning environment. These students may have been bullied, have anxiety, or may be struggling with a private issue. Coursework is delivered primarily digitally, however students must attend a Huddle or POW WOW course and attend state testing.

CARE - FOX19 NOW Interview

Latest News

COVID-19 Testing Program

Newport Independent Schools has partnered with Ethos Labs (Newport, KY) to create a COVID-19 testing program that will ensure a continued safe return to school.  This is a completely voluntary program that is supported by the State, so there is no cost to you or Newport Independent. We politely request that you enroll yourself in this program to help accomplish the following goals for a successful school year:

1. Safe in-person learning environment for the entire school year

2. Minimize the need to quarantine children at home for extended time

3. Minimize absentee days due to COVID-19 for teachers and students

Registration at:   https://www.ethosbacktoschool.com/

Student and Staff Registration Instructions for Covid-19 Testing with Ethos Labs

Covid - 19 Guidance Document
Notes from the Nurse

WELCOME BACK WILDCATS! We are so excited about the start of the 2021-2022 school year in person, but before we do, we would like to share a few reminders to keep your student's healthy and ready to learn. 

Notes from the Nurse

Notes from the Nurse - Spanish

When to Stay Home

When to Stay Home - Spanish

Transportation Requests

Newport Schools will be returning to school beginning August 25, 2021. Therefore, we will begin taking online transportation requests August 3, 2021. The form will be located on the district webpage, transportation page and will also be sent out as a link on School Messenger. You will need to complete a form for each child in your household. All requests will be taken in the order they are received online. It is important for you to provide accurate addresses and contact information.

Once bus assignments have been made, Kathi Baldwin will be contacting you concerning drop off and pickup locations with times. All riders will be required to wear face masks.

Newport High School students will need to also sign up online for TANK. Once signed up student names will be forwarded to the Technology Department. TANK badges will be distributed by Newport High School.

If you have any questions please contact Kathi Baldwin at 859-292-3001.

2021-2022 Transportation Request