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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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Thanksgiving Lunch on Thursday

turkey   Newport Schools will be serving their traditional Thanksgiving lunch, with all the trimmings - on Thursday, November 21!  This is one of our many meals that our students don't want to miss!

Applicant Screening Committee

November 19, 2019
TO: Parents of Newport Independent Schools

The Newport Board of Education will be 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.
We will be accepting nominations for a parent representative to serve on the screening committee. You may nominate another parent or self-nominate by contacting Kim Klosterman at 859-292- 3004. The deadline for nominations is December 2nd. Voting for the parent representative will take place the week of December 9, 2019.
The following represents the timetable for the superintendent search. This is a time commitment and it is very important that the person who fills this position is available to attend all the meetings highlighted below:

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

Wildcat Wrap Up

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.