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  • Rhode Island Independence Day

    On this day, May 4th, in 1776, Rhode Island, the colony founded by the most radical religious dissenters from the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay Colony, becomes the first North American colony to renounce its allegiance to King George III.

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  • Newport Selected as Finalist

    The GLR Campaign and National Civic League recognize Newport, Rhode Island, as a 2017 finalist for the All-America City Awards.

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  • Time to Nominate Your Favorite Teacher!

    Do you have a favorite teacher to nominate?

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  • Second Grade Learning To Swim Program

    An amazing wellness initiative - the Second Grade Learning To Swim Program, a collaboration of the Newport Schools, the Boys and Girls Club, and the YMCA. This was the brainchild of Lil Hargrove, a retired Newport Schools nurse.

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  • Newport Public Schools Acquires Aquidneck Land Trust Art Awards and More!

    On Thursday, February 2nd, at the Aquidneck Land Trust 2017 Annual Meeting held at the Atlantic Resort in Middletown, 2 out of the 3 art contest winners hailed from Newport Public Schools.

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  • Social Emotional Curriculum Training

    Teachers from Wilbur & McMahon School from the Little Compton School District join Pell School teachers in a day of professional development.

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  • Newport Public Schools Launches New Mobile App

    The latest news and information from schools in the Newport Public School district are now available on smartphones and mobile devices with a new mobile app launched during Tuesday's school commmittee meeting.

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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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  • NEWPORT JOINS NATIONWIDE CAMPAIGN FOR GRADE-LEVEL READING

    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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  • School Committee & City Council Approve 5 Year Capital Improvement Plan

    The Newport School Committee and Newport City Council have both approved a 5 Year Capital Improvement Plan for Newport Public Schools to be submitted to the RIDE School Building Authority as part of Newport Public Schools School Building Authority Stage II Application.

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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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