Welcome Jocelyn Hess Valentine as HS Principal


Jocelyn Hess

The Newport School District would like to welcome Ms. Jocelyn Hess as our new High School Principal.   

Ms. Jocelyn Hess began her career at Central Dauphin East High School as a Biology Teacher for nine years. Her last two years at Central Dauphin East were spent in the role of Assistant Principal.  Ms. Hess then served as Assistant Principal at West York Area High School for two years and she currently is the Assistant Principal at Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School for the past five years.

Educationally, Ms. Hess earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Delaware and a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Biology from York College of Pennsylvania. She later earned a Master of Education in Teaching and Curriculum and Principal Certification from The Pennsylvania State University. 

Ms. Hess is the proud mother of two daughters, Brinley and Nixon. She is very excited to work with the students, staff, parents, and community of Newport!