Welcome to the Newport Public Schools website!  The Newport Public Schools are located in the scenic city of Newport, RI.  Our school district includes the Claiborne Pell Elementary School (Grades PK-4), the Frank E. Thompson Middle School (Grades 5 - 8), and the William S. Rogers High School and Newport Area Career & Technical Center (Grades 9 - 12).

Latest Newport Public Schools News

  • Thompson Middle School Musicians Recognized

    Congratulations to students who were accepted into Frank E. Thompson Middle School’s first junior chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society! Tri-M, which stands for “modern music masters,” is a national organization sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).

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  • Rogers Robotics Team visits Woods Hole

    Saturday a select group of the Rogers Robotics Team with their coach toured some Labs at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Amongst other highlights, they toured the RV Knorr, which is the ship Dr. Ballard was using when he discovered the location of the RMS Titanic

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  • Socktober!

    Congratulations Pell School for collecting 503 pairs of socks for Socktober.

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  • Veteran's Day Assembly

    Join Rogers High School as we honor our Veterans...We at Rogers High School would like to invite military veterans and their families to attend a Veterans Day Assembly. It will take place on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 10:00 am in the Rogers High School auditorium. There will be music provided by the Navy Northeast Ceremonial Band, and we welcome Captain Mark L. Turner, Director of the Naval Staff College as keynote speaker. Please join us as we honor our veterans for their service to our nation.

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  • STEAM Summit Two - Wednesday, October 28, 2015

    The Newport County Mentor/Co-Op Group, with the support of CCRI, and the van Beuren Charitable Foundation hosted the STEAM Summit Two on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Ms. Georgette Yakman, the founding researcher and creator of STEAM education, provided the keynote speach, and FABNewport Steve Heath moderated a panel discussion with Allison Scheff, Executive Director of STEM, Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, Erin Donovan Boyle Executive Director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce and Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendent of Newport Public Schools.

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  • Rogers Marching Band at Gillette Stadium, Saturday, October 24th, 2015

    Last Saturday, the Rogers High School Marching Band participated in the UMass Band Day at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA. The band was part of the halftime show with many other bands from the region, in fact there were about 4,000 performers participating in the show.

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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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  • The Colonial Dining Room at NACTC is open for business!

    Click on headline to see our new menu

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  • Boatbuilding Program Launch 17-foot Dory at Fort Adams

    Recently, twelve local students aged 14-16, had the chance to showcase what they learned during a 6-week Summer Boatbuilding Program, a collaborative effort put on by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) and the Newport Area Career & Technical Center (NACTC).

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  • Read Where You Are - Day of Action

    With only a short time left before getting back to school, there is a very simple way to make a big difference and help more students stay sharp, focused and ready to succeed in the new school year: Read Where You Are.

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