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  • Thursday, January 17, 2019 Announcements

    Day 6

    See below for 01/23/19 - 01/28/19 Mid-year exams schedule!  

    **NOTE:  Bus schedule for 01/28/19 has been updated!

    MOCK TRIAL

    ■ The Viking Litigators Mock Trial team was victorious in its trial versus Portsmouth on Wednesday. Miren Arambarri, Noah Manuel and Bobby Zeller in his first trial as an attorney, were singled out by the trial judges for special mention, but the entire team performed magnificently. Aubrey Baker, Ryan Collum, Christine Sicilian and Julia McGinn's talents were a major factor in the team's victory.

    CLASS OF 2021

    ■ There will be a Chili’s fundraiser to support the class of 2021 on Monday, January 21st. Everyone is encouraged to come and help raise some money!

    CLASS OF 2019

    ■ The Class of 2019 is hosting a Blackout Dance on Saturday, January 26th from 7-10 pm in the Gymnasium. Tickets are $10 per person and must be purchased in advance. Please find the class officers at lunch or see Ms. Stump in room 813. If you wish to purchase tickets next week please do so at 10:35 am when exams are finished. Tickets will not be sold at the door and students must arrive before 8 pm. Hope to see you there!

    ■ Any senior pictures for the yearbook can be emailed to rogersyearbook19@gmail.com

    ■ Senior project deadlines are approaching fast! See Ms. Dugan or Ms. Fountain if you have any questions.

    NEWPORT COMMUNITY SCHOOL

    ■ Newport Community School will run in the library today after school. Come get your homework and make up work done!

    ■ Earn three free college credits! Transition to college will start at CCRI in one week! See Ms. Dugan to register in room 125. 

    DRIVER EDUCATION

    ■ The next available Driver Education classes in Newport County are about to start.  You must be at least 15 years 10 months in age in order to enroll.  If you are interested, you can pick up information in the Main office or on line at www.newportcountydrivingschool.com

    PROJECT PURPLE

    ■ Today is the last day to take the National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Challenge!  See Mrs. Ruth at lunch, complete the Challenge, and enter the raffle to win Project Purple Gear.  Raffle winners will be announced Friday, January 18th.

    ■ Thursday, January 17th, National Drug & Alcohol Week Fact of the Day

    The long-term effects of marijuana use on the brain and body are:

         -problems with memory and learning skills

         -problems with breathing

         -cough or lung sickness

         -severe nausea and vomitting.

    SPORTS

    ■ Today, immediately after school there will be a meeting for all interested in learning more about the lacrosse team.  Boys will meet in the Health room and girls will be in room 104.

    UPCOMING DATES          

    January 14 - 26   RHS celebrates National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Project Purple

    January 21          Martin Luther King Day - NO SCHOOL

    January 23 - 28   Mid-Year Exams

    January 28          Second Quarter ends

    February 15        Black History Month Assembly - Auditorium

    February 18        President's Day - NO SCHOOL

    February 19        Winter Break - NO SCHOOL

    February 27        Midterm Progress Report - 3rd Qtr.

    March 7              90 min Early Release Day for Students / Teacher PD  

    March 13            Parent/Teacher Conference 12pm-5pm-NO SCHOOL for students  

    March 22            Blood Drive 7 am to 2 pm - Gym

    *Mid-Year Exams Schedule 

    Wednesday, 01/23/19

    1st Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am

    2nd Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am

    Lunch 10:30 – 11:00

    Bus at 11:00

     

    Thursday, 01/24/19

    3rd Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am

    4th Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am

    Lunch 10:30 – 11:00 

    Bus at 11:00

     

    Friday, 01/25/19

    5th Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am

    6th Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am

    Lunch 10:30 – 11:00 

    Bus at 11:00

     

    Monday, 01/28/19

    7th Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am

    Bus at 9:00

    Make Up Exam Period 9:05 to 10:35 am

    **There will be a bus at 10:35 for students who are taking a make-up exam!

     

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  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Announcements

    Day 4

    DRIVER EDUCATION

    ■ The next available Driver Education classes in Newport County are about to start.  You must be at least 15 years 10 months in age in order to enroll.  If you are interested, you can pick up information in the Main office or on line at www.newportcountydrivingschool.com

    SKILLS USA

    ■ Skills USA meeting scheduled for today has been rescheduled for January 22th, right after school in room 905.  All are welcome to attend.

    CLASS OF 2019

    ■ The Class of 2019 is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner tonight, January 15th at 6:30 pm at the Newport Boys and Girls Club. The cost is $10 per person and tickets can be bought at the door.

    ■ Any senior pictures for the yearbook can be emailed to rogersyearbook19@gmail.com

    ■ Senior project deadlines are approaching fast! See Ms. Dugan or Ms. Fountain if you have any questions.

    NEWPORT COMMUNITY SCHOOL

    ■ Newport Community School will run in the library today after school. Come get your homework and make up work done!

    ■ Earn three free college credits!! Transition to college will start at CCRI in one week! See Ms. Dugan to register in room 125. 

    PROJECT PURPLE

    ■ Want to win Project Purple gear?  See Mrs. Ruth in the cafe during your lunch period and take the National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Challenge to enter the Project Purple raffle.

    ■ Tuesday, January 15th, National Drug & Alcohol Week Fact of the Day

    Research shows that the teen brain continues to develop well into your 20's.  Alcohol can alter this development, potentially affecting both the brain's structure and its function, meaning how well it processes information.

    SPORTS

    ■ Thursday immediately after school in the Health room there will be a boy's lacrosse meeting for all interested learning more about the team. 

    ■ Girls interested in lacrosse will also meet on Thursday in room 104 immediately after school.

    UPCOMING DATES          

    January 14 - 26   RHS celebrates National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Project Purple

    January 21          Martin Luther King Day - NO SCHOOL

    January 23 - 28   Mid-Year Exams

    January 28          Second Quarter ends

    February 15        Black History Month Assembly - Auditorium

    February 18        President's Day - NO SCHOOL

    February 19        Winter Break - NO SCHOOL

    February 27        Midterm Progress Report - 3rd Qtr.

    March 7              90 min Early Release Day for Students / Teacher PD  

    March 13            Parent/Teacher Conference 12pm-5pm-NO SCHOOL for students  

    March 22            Blood Drive 7 am to 2 pm - Gym

    *Mid-Year Exams Schedule 

    Wednesday, 01/23/19

    1st Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am

    2nd Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am

     

    Thursday, 01/24/19

    3rd Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am

    4th Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am

     

    Friday, 01/25/19

    5th Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am

    6th Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am

     

    Monday, 01/28/19

    7th Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am

    Make Up Exam Period 9:05 to 10:35 am

     

    Lunch 10:30 – 11:00 each day

    Bus at 11:00

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  • The Newport School Committee is seeking community members to serve on various subcommittees. We know our goals will be achieved with sub-committee members of diverse life experiences. If you are interested in serving on a subcommittee, please submit a letter highlighting which committee(s) you wish to serve, why you are interested in the subject, and how your life experience will bring a necessary perspective to our work(or) decisions. All letters should be emailed to cathynash@npsri.net no later than January 28, 2019.

    *District Strategic Planning
    *Facilities
    *Finance Advisory/Audit
    *Policy
    *Public Relations/Community Outreach
    *Wellness/Safety/Mental Health

    DISTRICT STRATEGIC PLANNING
    Members of the Strategic Planning Subcommittee work in conjunction with teachers, administrators, parents, and community partners to determine goals, develop strategic initiatives, and contribute to the formation of implementation plans to promote each initiative.

    FACILITIES
    The Facilities subcommittee, made up of school, community, and City representatives discuss and oversee plans for facilities maintenance, energy, capital improvement projects and budgeting for such projects.

    FINANCE ADVISORY / AUDIT
    The Finance Advisory/Audit Subcommittee makes recommendation to the Newport School Committee during the budget development process and is involved in regular discussions and consideration of financial matters and monitoring finances of the department.

    POLICY
    The Policy subcommittee is charged with creating new district policies, as well as
    reviewing and updating current policies to align with state regulations and district needs. The subcommittee shares proposed policy changes with the full School Committee for discussion and action.

    PUBLIC RELATIONS/COMMUNITY OUTREACH
    The Public Relations/Community Outreach Subcommittee will promote Newport Public Schools, connect with community partners, and review processes and procedures for community outreach through external communications such as press releases, website and social media.

    WELLNESS/SAFETY/MENTAL HEALTH
    The Wellness subcommittee makes recommendations regarding the district's health education curriculum and instruction, physical education curriculum and instruction, and nutrition and physical activity policies to enhance the health and well-being of students and employees. The school health and wellness subcommittee shall be responsible for, but not limited to, development of policies, strategies, and implementation plans that promote purchasing and serving locally grown fruits, vegetables and dairy products and that meet the requirements of the child nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004.

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  • Monday, January 14, 2019 Announcements
    Day 3

    SKILLS USA
    ■ Skills USA will be meeting in room 905, tomorrow, January 15th, right after school.  All are welcome to attend.

    CLASS OF 2019
    ■ The Class of 2019 is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner tomorrow, January 15th at 6:30 pm at the Newport Boys and Girls Club. The cost is $10 per person and tickets can be bought at the door.

    ■ Any senior pictures for the yearbook can be emailed to rogersyearbook19@gmail.com

    ■ Senior project deadlines are approaching fast! See Ms. Dugan or Ms. Fountain if you have any questions.

    NEWPORT COMMUNITY SCHOOL
    ■ Newport Community School will run in the library today after school. Come get your homework and make up work done!


    ■Earn three free college credits!! Transition to college will start at CCRI in one week! See Ms. Dugan to register in room 125.

    SPORTS
    ■ Thursday immediately after school in the Health room there will be a boy's lacrosse meeting for all interested learning more about the team.

    PROJECT PURPLE GEAR
    ■ Want to win Project Purple gear?  See Mrs. Ruth in the cafe during your lunch period and take the National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Challenge to enter the Project Purple raffle.

    Project Purple and National Drug & Alcohol Week 
    ■ Due to mid-year exams RHS will be celebrating Project Purple and National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week from today Monday, January 14th thru Friday, January 25, 2019.

    Herren's Project Purple empowers youth and the community to make a difference.  Going purple gives students & the community motivation and support as they embrace a message of making healthy life choices, and that they do not need drugs & alcohol to meet life's challenges.

    National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is a national health observance designed to educate youth with facts about the effects of drugs & alcohol on their brain, body, and behavior.

    Starting today, Monday, January 14th thru Thursday, January 17th, 2019 there will be a drug & alcohol fact of the day on the announcements.  Each day in the cafeteria during the lunch periods Mrs. Ruth will be manning a table with computers where students will be able to take the drug & alcohol fact challenge.  The challenge is available in both English and Spanish.  Those students who complete the challenge will be eligible for a raffle to win Project Purple sweatshirts, t-shirts, and other gear.  Raffle winners will be announced Friday January 18th.  Tuesday January 22 is Wear Purple Day at RHS.  Everyone is encouraged to participate!

    01/14/19 Fact of the Day
    ■ Most vapes, including all JUULs do contain nicotine.  Nicotine exposure in teen years disrupts normal brain development and alters the physical structure of the brain, creating permanent changes.

    UPCOMING DATES         
    January 14 - 26   RHS celebrates National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Project Purple
    January 21          Martin Luther King Day - NO SCHOOL
    January 23 - 28   Mid-Year Exams
    January 28          Second Quarter ends
    February 15        Black History Month Assembly - Auditorium
    February 18        President's Day - NO SCHOOL
    February 19        Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
    February 27        Midterm Progress Report - 3rd Qtr.
    March 7              90 min Early Release Day for Students / Teacher PD 
    March 13            Parent/Teacher Conference 12pm-5pm-NO SCHOOL for students 
    March 22            Blood Drive 7 am to 2 pm - Gym

    *Mid-Year Exams Schedule
    Wednesday, 01/23/19
    1st Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am
    2nd Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am

    Thursday, 01/24/19
    3rd Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am
    4th Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am

    Friday, 01/25/19
    5th Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am
    6th Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am

    Monday, 01/28/19
    7th Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am
    Make Up Exam Period 9:05 to 10:35 am

    Lunch 10:30 – 11:00 each day
    Bus at 11:00

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