INTENT TO ADOPT 2020-2021 FINAL BUDGET
The Newport School District Board of School Directors adopted the Proposed Final Budget for fiscal year 2020-2021 on May 12, 2020. The Budget is on display on the district’s website (under the District - Budget Documents tab). A printed copy may be obtained by contacting Jamison Magaro, Director of Business Affairs at email@example.com. The Board of School Directors intends to adopt the final budget on June 9, 2020.
Virtual School Board Meeting: During the school closure, Newport School District’s Board of Directors will meet virtually via Zoom on the regular scheduled board meeting dates and times. For those interested in attending the June 9th Board meeting, please email Board Secretary Jamison Magaro at firstname.lastname@example.org to request the link to direct you to the Zoom meeting.
Public comment may also be submitted in advance of the meeting via email to Mr. Magaro. Emails that are received by noon on Tuesday, June 9th will be read during the public comment section of the meeting.
Any person with disabilities that may need reasonable accommodations to join the visual board meeting please contact Jamison Magaro at email@example.com
NEWPORT SCHOOL CLOSURE: Governor Tom Wolf announced that all K-12 Pennsylvania schools will be closed effective Monday, March 16th. No one may use the district facilities at this time.
Dear Newport Families,
We hope that this email finds your family well. This message is to communicate the most current information in our procedures in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we adapt and plan with each new challenge this unprecedented situation brings. Our administrative team is meeting on a daily basis to discuss and review regulations and guidance that are being provided by the state. At this time, state entities have guided us to forgive the next 10 school days with no make-up expectation. During this time, free resources for all students are being made available via the Newport District website and social media accounts. These free resources can be used by families at your discretion. District administration and staff have been preparing and are continuing to plan for flexible methods of future instructional delivery, to be implemented after state clarification of guidelines.
We have submitted an application to the state for approval of our meal delivery plan. If approved, we will communicate the details of that plan. We understand that there are still many unanswered questions. Please remain assured that we will keep the lines of communication open and that we will do our best to provide you with information as we receive it. Please contact our school nurse Mrs. Forrest Weyandt at firstname.lastname@example.org if your child has any prescription medication needing to be returned from the nurses office during this period of closure.
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Kindergarten registration for the 20-21 school year was scheduled for March 30 and April 1. It has been postponed until later in the spring. We will notify all families when new dates have been chosen.
2020 Newport School District Census Takers
Buffalo Township - Wendy Hummel
Howe Township - Joann Johnston
Juniata Township - Jen Donato
Miller Township - Mary Jane Zentichko
Newport Borough - Sally Casner
Oliver Township - Trudy Gill
Before heading out to shop for your winter coats this year, Newport school students are welcome to stop in to check out the collection of free coats available in the Coat Closet. Sizes available from junior small to adult XXL. See Mrs. Markle in the high school Guidance office for assistance.
The Newport School District places a high level of emphasis on communication. This emphasis lends itself to an environment where students will receive the best possible educational experience. The District encourages continual communication between parents and staff to support every student. In order to effectively address and facilitate discussion regarding questions or concerns about your child’s education, the District would like issues to be routed through certain channels for communication. In the event that a question or concern should arise, please first contact your student’s teacher. From that point, the respective building administrator may become involved to help facilitate discussion on an issue. If the issue is unresolved at either of these levels, it will be elevated to the Superintendent for review. Should the need arise, the issue may be presented before the School Board for additional consideration. The Newport School District strives for continual growth and a goal to always put students first. Thank you for your support. Ryan Neuhard, Superintendent
Mission Statement: The mission of the Newport School District is to educate all students to become lifelong learners through partnerships with parents, educators and community.
Enter to Learn
We will provide a school culture that promotes positive attitudes and a safe environment so that students will enter our doors ready to learn.
Go Forth to Serve
We will prepare our students to leave our schools with an attitude of service and commitment to society.
Continue to Learn
We will instill in all of our students a lifelong love of learning and respect for knowledge.
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