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

  • Rogers students join Salve chemistry majors to participate in Molecular Gastronomy Day

    About three dozen Rogers High School students who have been studying an integrated science unit on “Chemistry in the Kitchen” will be conducting field research in Salve Regina’s Miley Cafe on Friday where they will join with the university’s chemistry majors to participate in Molecular Gastronomy Day.

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  • TMS Cyberpatriots Heading To West Point

    Representative Marvin Abney presented the NCS/TMS Cyberpatriot teams with a legislative grant to help pay for their trip to West Point on Friday.

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    Pre-Kindergarten Fair (Birth to Age 5) will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Come and learn about the Pre-K programs available to your child. Each Pre-K program will have its own booth. Take a tour of the new Pell Elementary School. Join your child in singing and face painting. Meet your friends, other children, and teachers during snack time.

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  • April is Month of the Military Child "Purple UP!" for military kids

    This year, we’re inviting everyone to “Purple Up!” We are encouraging everyone across Newport Public Schools to wear purple on, April 15th as a visible way to show support and thank military children for their strength and sacrifices. The color purple was chosen because it is the color that symbolizes all branches of the military, as it is the combination of Army green, Coast Guard blue, Air Force blue, Marine red and Navy blue.

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  • Governor Raimondo announces Governor for a day winner

    Governor Gina Raimondo named 11-year-old Khatima Bulmer as the first ever ‘Governor for a Day’ essay contest. The fifth grader from Thompson Middle School beat out nearly 600 other entrants to the contest.

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  • Governor Raimondo Visits Pell School

    Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo held a press conference on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Claiborne Pell Elementary School to highlight the School Construction Authority proposed in her budget.

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  • TMS 8th Graders Present Playground Request to City Council

    The students in Mrs. Walton-Faria's class, participated in a Generation Citizen project and identified a need at TMS for a playground to provide a safe space for recess for the 5th graders. The students presented to the Newport School Committee in January and tonight (Wednesday, March 11, 2015) had a chance to present to the City Council.

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  • NACTC Shadow Day Proves Popular

    Yesterday a group of excited middle school students boarded a bus headed to the Newport Area Career and Technical Center campus to participate in Student Shadow Day. The group included 8th graders from Tiverton, Portsmouth and Thompson middle schools who are interested in enrolling in NACTC programming as freshman.

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  • Lindsay Ann Burke Teen Dating Violence Awareness Card

    Catherine Hermes, a senior in the Advertising ~ Design & New Media program at the Newport Area Career and Technical Center won First Place in the Lindsey Ann Burke Teen Dating Violence Awareness Card contest.

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  • NACTC Culinary Winners!

    We are pleased to announce that our Culinary Arts team, entering their first ProStart® Competition, took the Silver Medal at the 4th Annual Rhode Island Prostart® Competition held on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the RI Convention Center in Providence, RI.

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