• Parent Portal
    The new Parent Portal is available for parents of students at Thompson Middle School and Rogers High School.  Please email if you have any questions about the Parent Portal.
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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

  • School Committee Seeks Community Members for Subcommittees

    The Newport School Committee is seeking community members interested in serving on several of the school committee subcommittees. Community members interested in the following sub-committees are asked to complete the interest form by clicking the headline above. Sub-committees interested in obtaining community members are: Career & Technical Education; District Strategic Planning; Facilities; Finance Advisory/Audit; Policy; Pre-K; Public Relations/Community Outreach; and Wellness.

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  • Local Artist Donates Award Winning Painting in Memory of her RHS Art Teacher

    Natalie K Pfanstiehl, a 1938 graduate of Rogers High School, has donated an award winning watercolor to the Roger High School Art Department in memory of her art teacher Mary Harvey.

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  • Newport Public Schools Welcomes New RHS Principal Jeff Goss

    Local educator, known for his ability to effectively work with both suburban and urban students, took the helm of Rogers High School today, Monday, December 1, 2014.

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    Pre-Kindergarten Fair (Birth to Age 5) will be held on Saturday, January 24, 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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  • 2014 Veteran's Day Assembly

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  • New School Committee Selects Leadership

    The newly elected School Committee met in caucus on Saturday morning, November 8, 2014 to discuss leadership roles and the year ahead.

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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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  • 2014 Brighter Futures Award

    Shortly before receiving the 2014 Brighter Futures Award, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed (former Thompson student and RHS graduate) spoke with a group of Newport middle-school students on her responsibilities and beliefs as a member of the Rhode Island legislature.

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  • 5th Annual Patricia Beede Memorial Awards for Advocacy

    The Newport Local Advisory Committee on Special Education hosted parents and friends on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the Pell Center at Salve Regina University for the presentation of the 5th annual Patricia Beede Memorial Awards for Advocacy. Pictured is Denise Gaspar with Jamel Wills and Jakob McCallister.

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    Newport Community Garden Still Growing Strong!

    Tucked behind the new Claiborne Pell Elementary School, nestled between basketball courts and the upper school playground, the Pell School Newport Community Garden continues to grow and thrive despite the fast approaching New England winter frosts.

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