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  • Newport Library is hosting two events this week we hope you will enjoy: Christmas is right around the corner and we have the solution for last minute gifts.  Join us Monday, December 12, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. for jewelry making.  Necklaces, ear rings and bracelets to decorate yourself for the holidays or give as gifts.  Then on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. we bring back and old favorite, candy sushi.  Be sure to join us for "interesting" treats.  As always, snacks and supplies are provided so grab a friend and come relax @ Newport Public Library.


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  • Congratulations to Frank E. Thompson Middle School students Dellicia Allen, Gabrielle Brown, Afiya Brissette, Pauline Cooper, Jacob Long and Connor Lynn, who will be attending the Computer Science for Rhode Island (CS4RI) Summit on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the URI Ryan Center.  They will present their recently completed Scratch computer coding projects and learn about STEM careers!  We congratulate these students and praise their hard work. #CS4RI


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  • Please check out this article in the Providence Business News about the three P-TECH schools that launched in Rhode Island this school year.


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  • Updated Thursday, October 25th, Fall 2016 morning and afternoon bus schedules have been posted at and can be viewed online, or downloaded.


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  • The School Committee approved the following start times for the 2016-17 School Year.

         RHS     8:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

         TMS    7:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

         PES     8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

    The times for Pell Annex will be 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


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Latest Newport Public Schools News

  • Project Tomorrow Speak Up

    Speak Up 2016 Asks about Technology Use in and Out of School, How Parents are Learning about Common Core State Standards and Bandwidth Capacity for Digital Content

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  • Chef Kalble - Top Chef

    Steven Kalble, chief instructor in the culinary program of the Newport Area Career & Technical Center, has been named the 2016 Culinary Arts Teacher of the Year.

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  • NACTC Kitchen Expecting Busy Weekend

    This is a big weekend for the culinary arts program. Starting this Friday and all through the weekend, chefs from Boston, New York and Newport will be working side by side in our NACTC culinary kitchen with our culinary students as they prepare their signature dishes for the Newport Mansion Food & Wine Festival.

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    RIBA School Closing Text Alerts

    The Rhode Island Broadcasting Association has the quickest and easiest way for the public to find out about statewide school closings with its text alert web page, allowing computer and mobile phone users to sign up for text message and email alerts. Click the link above and click through to the signup page.

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  • Sign Up For CODE RED

    With the potential for our area to be impacted by the effects Hurricane Joaquin the City of Newport would like to take this opportunity to inform or remind residents of their ability to enroll in the City’s Mass Notification System, Code Red. This tool is used for both Emergency and Non-Emergency situations and allows the City to contact residents with important messages.

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    Newport, RI (August 3, 2016) – Newport is taking a big step toward improving student success by joining the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR), a nationwide movement to increase early reading proficiency.

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  • RHS Radio Club to Activate Touro Historical Site For National Parks Centennial Year/ARRL Event

    The Rogers High School amateur radio club W1VRC will operate at Touro Synagogue's Patriot Park on Sunday, Aug. 7. This activity is part of a national program to promote national parks and historic sites during the National Park Service's Centennial Year [2016] activities.

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  • Fall Brings New School Starting Times

    The Newport School Committee has approved the following starting times for the 2016-2017 school year: TMS 7:45 a.m. - 2:15 p..m.; RHS 8:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.; PES 8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

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  • Summer Food Service Program

    Free Lunches and Fun Activities All Summer!

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  • RHS Top 12 Graduates

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