The Newport City School Board will have a special called meeting on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at 5:30PM in the Director's Office.
Wed May 24 09:54 AM
The Newport City Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, June 26, 2023 at 5:30 PM in the Director's office on the NGS campus. Items on the agenda will include discussion and voting on the contract of the Superintendent for the 2023-2024 school year. The meeting is open to the public.
Thu May 18 10:04 PM
NGS Kindergarten Registration 2023 is Tuesday, April 18th & Thursday, April 20th 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at the NGS Clinic. A child must be age 5 on or before August 15th to register for next school year. For questions, please contact NGS Nurse Kathy Ragan, RN at 423-623-3952. Please bring the following with you to the registration: 1) Copy of birth certificate with current legal name (Must have state seal – not mother’s copy), 2) Copy of social security card with current legal name, 3) Tennessee Dept of Health Certificate of Immunization with legal name (Must have health exam for 2023 & all immunizations documented), and 4) Proof of residence (Telephone or utility bill or tax notice with current address).
Tue Mar 07 04:03 PM
Attention 8th Grade Parents! Today your child is receiving an 8th grade registration packet for Cocke County High School. Please look over this packet with your child and use it to help you complete the following registration link. The registration link must be completed by March 1st. If your child is planning to attend Cosby High School or another out of county high school there is no need to complete the link. Please let me know if you have any questions. https://forms.gle/9waoyTZG7tYmKuNi7
Thu Feb 16 01:06 PM
The Newport City School Board will have a special called meeting on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 5:30PM in the Director's Office.
Mon Jan 30 11:02 AM
Newport Grammar School is currently in a “Lockout” where students and staff remain indoors and all entrances are secured. This is different than a “Lockdown.” We continue to be in constant communication with Newport Police Dept. pertaining to current situation in Newport and Cocke County. We will update you as we know more. Please be assured that the safety of our students and staff is our top priority. UPDATE: We have been informed that the situation is now resolved. NGS will operate under normal dismissal procedures for this afternoon.
Fri Dec 09 01:44 PM
Newport Grammar School teachers Whitney Butler (1st Grade) and Carla Sexton (5th Grade) recently graduated from the Leadership Cocke County program as part of the Class of 2022. As part of the program, both teachers completed the nine-month program, which involved developing leadership skills, in addition to discovering many aspects of the Cocke County community. Leadership Cocke County features a two-day intensive retreat where class participants learn about themselves, their classmates and develop leadership skills, as well as eight themed days about different sectors of Cocke County, including government, healthcare, tourism and recreation, business and industry, education, agriculture, and law enforcement.
Wed Nov 16 03:59 PM
Newport City School System one of 16 districts in Tennessee named an Exemplary district. Read more here.
Thu Sep 15 11:57 AM
Whitney Butler received the Teaching Excellence Award for her immersive teaching of history with interactive games and multimedia elements that encourage a well rounded learning experience, as well as for the promotion of the study of local history to her students.
Tue Jun 07 07:44 PM
During the Coordinated School Institute in Franklin, Tennessee, February 28 - March 2, Newport City School System's Mischelle Black, Health Coordinator was recognized as Coordinator of the Year. The Tennessee Department of Education sponsors the institute with school district representatives attending from across the state annually (click to read more)
Tue Mar 22 08:13 AM