Inclement Weather & School Closings


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 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 station 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

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