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Class of 2018 Graduation Festivities

[vc_row padding="no-padding"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Now that the 2018 school year is under way, you may be turning your attention to graduation activities. Please review the following information about all upcoming activities and events as your senior concludes their high school experience. We look forward to celebrating this important occasion.  Be sure to check back frequently as we update this page as more details unfold.[/vc_column_text][cs_alert type="danger" icon="fa-exclamation-triangle"]Still need to order a cap & gown?.  All seniors participating in commencement will need 4 items:
  • Cap
  • Gown
  • Tassel
  • Stole
This 4 piece grad unit can be found on line 27 of the order form for $47.00.  You have 3 ways to order:  By phone at 1.800.567.8367, by mail (address on order form), or online from the Josten's website.  If you already have a (red) cap & gown, you can order the tassel and stole separately.  Go to  Jostens.com to see the complete line of graduation items available.  AP Capes and Honor Cords will be available from the school in May.[/cs_alert][cs_alert type="info" icon="im-spinner12"]Please check back frequently as we update each tab (Ceremony, Other Events, Important Dates, Other Information) on this post as new information becomes available.[/cs_alert][vc_tabs][vc_tab title="Ceremony" tab_id="1459545338-2-32" icon="fa-graduation-cap"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Graduation Ceremony

June 20, 2018 | Time TBD | Alaska Airlines Arena @ Hec Ed

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Tickets

Tickets are required for all guests over the age of 2. All graduates will receive 4 complimentary tickets.  All guests over the age of 2 must have a ticket for admission to graduation.  Extra tickets will be on sale online mid-April – early June, price TBD.[/vc_column_text][cs_divider width="50%"][vc_column_text]

Location

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Graduation Pictures

Are Mom and Dad getting nervous that they won’t be able to take a good picture on graduation night?  Fear not! A photographer from Grad Images will be at your ceremony to take a candid photograph of you at your special moment of recognition! They will take a photo of every graduate as they cross the stage, as well as other photos during the ceremony. You will receive a free passport-sized digital proof of this photo 5-7 days following the ceremony. To pre-register your email address prior to the ceremony, Grad Images and click on pre-event registration.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title="Other Events" tab_id="1459545338-3-48" icon="im-trophy-star"][vc_column_text]

Senior Prom

June 9, 2018 | 9:00 p.m. | Location TBA

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Baccalaureate

Date TBD | Time TBD | Place TBD

Baccalaureate is a celebration for Newport Seniors, families and friends in an intimate setting to pause, reflect, and honor on this rite of passage. This event is free. We thank Newport High School PTSA for their sponsorship. Please contact Lisa Shank (newporthighptsa@gmail.com) for questions or to help out with refreshments.[/vc_column_text][cs_divider width="50%"][vc_column_text]

Senior Awards

Date TBD | Time TBD | Newport High School PAC

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Senior Video

Date TBD | Time TBD | Newport High School

Attention seniors! Want to remember the great times you have shared with friends over the past years? Then start collecting your photos for the senior video.  We need pictures of everyone in our graduating class so that we can create a recollection including every student in the class of 2018!  Information for turning in your photos will be provided after 1st semester.
  • Everyone MUST be included in the video so get your pictures in right away!
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Grad Knight Celebration

June 20, 2018

The annual Grad Knight Celebration is an all-night event for seniors only (and adult chaperones). Newport PTSA coordinates this exciting and safe all-night celebration.  This is an evening filled with friends, food, games, prizes and the making of many great memories.  For more information, visit Gradknight.com. Come celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime event following graduation and have a great time with your class! To keep you and your personal belongings safe…
  1. No cell phones or iPods can come with you
  2. No purses, wallets or backpacks
  3. Leave your cars at home too. Tired teens won’t be driving home, that’s where our parents come into play.
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Important Dates

Event Date & Time Location
Senior Meeting with Josten's - Grad Packets November 1, 1:30 pm PAC
Senior Class Photo November 1, 2:00 pm Main Gym or Football Field
Josten's at NHS to collect graduation order forms November 6, 7, both lunches Commons
Then & Now, & Siblings Photos online submission for yearbook - school code newport (lowercase) www.hjeshare.com Deadline: December 14, 2017 Label description "Then & Now or Siblings"
Senior Baby Ads for yearbook (deadline, January 12, 2018) Now through 1/12/18 Click here for instructions
Extra Grad Tickets go on Sale online only, price TBD - no limit (All seniors receive 4 complimentary tickets) Mid April – Mid June Touchbase
Honor Cords/AP Capes Sales begin (You’ll have the fee on your account if eligible) Mid April - June 5 Touchbase
Josten's at NHS for Grad Announcement Distribution April 18, after school Commons
Senior Music Auditions TBD, 2:00 pm Choir room
Knight Valor Hours due May Naviance
Prom Ticket Sales TBD Commons
Senior Video Pictures due TBD
Senior Prom June 9, 9 pm - 12 am TBA
Cap & Gown/Honor Cord/AP Cape/Yearbook Distribution (All fines must be paid to pick-up yearbook) June 6, 1:30 pm Commons
Baccalaureate (PTSA-sponsored Inspirational Event) TBD TBD
Senior Finals TBD Newport
Grad Ticket Distribution (last minute purchases avail. at ticket booth) TBD 8:30 am - 2:30 pm NHS Stadium Ticket booth
Senior Awards (Parent Coffee Hour at 8:30 a.m.) TBD PAC
Alphabet/Video/Lunch/Assembly TBD PAC/Cafeteria/Gym
Graduation Practice - MANDATORY Details will be provided at a later date TBD NHS
Graduation Ceremony June 20, time TBD Alaska Airlines Arena
Grad Knight (visit www.gradknight.com for more info) June 20 After Graduation It’s always a surprise!
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Daily Bulletin – Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Wednesday, December 13, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   No School - Winter Break – Monday, December 18th – January 1, 2018   Like hair and makeup? Need volunteer hours or just want to be involved in the theater? Come see Mr. Nonis in Portable 7 Wednesday morning from 7:45-8:25 to learn about how to get involved! Not a huge time commitment either and lots of fun!   Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook. A senior baby ad consist of a photo of the senior as a baby/young child and includes a quote or short passage. Check out the senior webpage on the Newport website for all graduation related information.   The Winterfest Assembly will take place on Friday, December 15th and will feature a class competition based on Avatar the Last Airbender.  Stay tuned for an email with more Winterfest Information from your ASB officers.   The Spirit Days for Winterfest are: Wednesday – Winter Olympics Day Thursday – Holiday Movie Character Day Friday – Dress to represent you class “Element” from Avatar the Last Airbender:
  • Freshmen are Air – White
  • Sophomores are Earth – Green
  • Juniors are Water – Blue
  • Seniors are Fire – Red
  • Teachers will represent the Light - Gold
  Are you interested in attending Bellevue College? Enroll at our upcoming Bellevue College application workshop today, December 13th at 1:30pm in the lecture hall. Please bring your laptop.  Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities    First Semester Finals are January 24-26th. Eat right, get plenty of rest and check out the adjusted schedules.  First Semester Finals January 24-26 - Newport High School   Have you bought a yearbook yet?  It is now time to make that purchase.  We are open for business again! Please pay online or stop by the accounting office (cash, check and credit card accepted).  This will guarantee you a book in June.  We only order a limited number of extra yearbooks (which we sell on a first come first serve basis) so do not forget to buy one now!   General Information  Get a Hot Breakfast Every Morning at Newport - Remember that our cafeteria serves hot breakfast every morning starting at 8 AM for a small fee paid with your district lunch account. Students using the free and reduced-price meal program can use that for breakfast.  An Express Lunch is offered on Wednesday during the nutritional break at 11:35 AM.   You may have noticed the buckets of umbrellas by the exterior doors of the school near the chickens.  These are to help students stay dry as they go to and from the portable classrooms!  If you need to go to the portable, borrow an umbrella for the trip!  Community members and staff have donated these umbrellas to keep you dry.  If you have an umbrella that you would like to donate to the cause, just leave it in the bucket! Please do not take these umbrellas to your car or to the bus stop!   Did you miss the weekly Principal’s NewsletterKnight InSights can be found on the Newport Website. Click here: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/2017/08/knight-insights-newsletter/   Dates to Remember: Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with BHS: Wednesday, December 13th at 7PM at Bellevue High Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 Semester Finals: January 24, 2018 to January 26, 2018 End of First Semester: January 26, 2018   KCLS News  From SAT prep and college application essays to freshman success tips and career planning, King County Library System (KCLS) offers free support for high school students and families. Check out the course descriptions, locations, dates and times using this link: King County Library System-Life After High School Resources.   Counseling Center  Visit the Counseling Center webpage for resources and information. Scholarship - Go to Naviance. Community Service Opportunities - Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings   College Visits Check out Naviance for a complete list of all colleges visiting Newport High School. Please remember these events are intended for students only. All visits are in the library, unless otherwise posted.   NHS Clubs  Clubs and Activities - http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/   Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300   PTSA – Notes  PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/   Newport High School PTSA is enrolling all members on-line using PT-Avenue.  No more forms to complete.  Please click here to self-register.  Questions? Contact NHS PTSA.     Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below: Class of 2018 (Senior) - newporths2018@gmail.com  Class of 2019 (Junior) - newportclass2019@gmail.com  Class of 2020 (Sophomore) – nhsclassof2020@gmail.com Class of 2021 (Freshman) newporthighptsa@gmail.com

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, December 12, 2017

New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   No School - Winter Break – Monday, December 18th – January 1, 2018   Like hair and makeup? Need volunteer hours or just want to be involved in the theater? Come to Mr Nonis portable (Portable 7) this Wednesday from 7:45-8:25 to learn about how to get involved! Not a huge time commitment either and lots of fun!   Good Morning Newport: your speech and debate team rolled into Auburn Riverside continuing their impressive season with members breaking into final rounds.   Newport competitors finished 1st and 4th in Congress, 1st in Novice Lincoln Douglas, 4th in Public Forum, and 3rd in Novice Expository Speaking. Congratulations Newport, and wishing all a happy winter season break!     Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook. A senior baby ad consist of a photo of the senior as a baby/young child and includes a quote or short passage. Check out the senior webpage on the Newport website for all graduation related information.   The Winterfest Assembly will take place on Friday, December 15th and will feature a class competition based on Avatar the Last Airbender.  Stay tuned for an email with more Winterfest Information from your ASB officers.   Are you interested in representing your class in the Avatar the Last Airbender Competition at the Winterfest Assembly?  Please check your email and sign up on the link provided.  “Benders” will be chosen on Monday.   The Spirit Days for Winterfest are: Monday - PJ Day Tuesday – Ugly Sweater Day Wednesday – Winter Olympics Day Thursday – Holiday Movie Character Day Friday – Dress to represent you class “Element” from Avatar the Last Airbender:
  • Freshmen are Air – White
  • Sophomores are Earth – Green
  • Juniors are Water – Blue
  • Seniors are Fire – Red
  • Teachers will represent the Light - Gold
    If you are a student or staff member who speaks another language in addition to English and you are interested in participating a multi-lingual Happy Holidays video, please check your email and sign up on the link provided.  Filming will take place on Monday and Tuesday and the video will show at the Winterfest Assembly.   Are you ready for Winter Break? Kick off the winter spirit with Wintergrams! Key Club & UNICEF are selling letters for $1 and letters & a treat for just $3 during both lunches outside by the accountant, until Tuesday, December 12th.   Ullr (pronounced “ULL-er”) has spoken, and the mountain snow has arrived!  That means the SnowRiders Club is back in action.  If you ski or snowboard, or just like to talk about it, come to our first meeting of the year - Tuesday, December 12th 3:30 PM in room 2122! Do you need help with filling out & submitting your FAFSA/WASFA? We can help! We have an upcoming evening FAFSA/WASFA completion night occurring on December 12th from 6-7:30pm in the library. Please plan on bringing your guardian/parent, laptop, 2016 taxes and W-2 forms.   Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information. Are you interested in attending Bellevue College? Enroll at our upcoming Bellevue College application workshop on December 13th at 1:30pm in the lecture hall. Please bring your laptop.  Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities    First Semester Finals are January 24-26th. Eat right, get plenty of rest and check out the adjusted schedules.  First Semester Finals January 24-26 - Newport High School     Have you bought a yearbook yet?  It is now time to make that purchase.  We are open for business again! Please pay online or stop by the accounting office (cash, check and credit card accepted).  This will guarantee you a book in June.  We only order a limited number of extra yearbooks (which we sell on a first come first serve basis) so do not forget to buy one now!     General Information    Get a Hot Breakfast Every Morning at Newport - Remember that our cafeteria serves hot breakfast every morning starting at 8 AM for a small fee paid with your district lunch account. Students using the free and reduced-price meal program can use that for breakfast.  An Express Lunch is offered on Wednesday during the nutritional break at 11:35 AM.   You may have noticed the buckets of umbrellas by the exterior doors of the school near the chickens.  These are to help students stay dry as they go to and from the portable classrooms!  If you need to go to the portable, borrow an umbrella for the trip!  Community members and staff have donated these umbrellas to keep you dry.  If you have an umbrella that you would like to donate to the cause, just leave it in the bucket! Please do not take these umbrellas to your car or to the bus stop!   Did you miss the weekly Principal’s NewsletterKnight InSights can be found on the Newport Website. Click here: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/2017/08/knight-insights-newsletter/     Dates to Remember:   Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with BHS: Wednesday, December 13th at 7PM at Bellevue High Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 Semester Finals: January 24, 2018 to January 26, 2018 End of First Semester: January 26, 2018     KCLS News    From SAT prep and college application essays to freshman success tips and career planning, King County Library System (KCLS) offers free support for high school students and families. Check out the course descriptions, locations, dates and times using this link: King County Library System-Life After High School Resources.     Counseling Center    Visit the Counseling Center webpage for resources and information. Scholarship - Go to Naviance. Community Service Opportunities - Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings     College Visits   Check out Naviance for a complete list of all colleges visiting Newport High School. Please remember these events are intended for students only. All visits are in the library, unless otherwise posted.   NHS Clubs    Clubs and Activities - http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/   Athletics & ASB Activities    Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300   Newport – Sammamish - Interlake Girls Lacrosse is now open for registrations at www.nsilacrosse.org. NSI Girls Lacrosse high school team is the Bellevue School District sanctioned lacrosse teams for Sammamish, Interlake, Newport, and International High Schools.  No experience is needed. Athletes have the opportunity to earn a sports letter by participating in girl’s lacrosse.  In fact, many girls begin playing in 9th grade. An informational meeting will be held on December 12, 2017 at the Lake Hills Library at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is designed to answer questions that new players may have about participating in the spring 2018 season.  Current players are encouraged to bring a friend who wants to learn more about this exciting sport.  Click here: www.nsilacrosse.org for more information.   PTSA – Notes    PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/   Newport High School PTSA is enrolling all members on-line using PT-Avenue.  No more forms to complete.  Please click here to self-register.  Questions? Contact NHS PTSA.     Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below:   Class of 2018 (Senior) - newporths2018@gmail.com  Class of 2019 (Junior) - newportclass2019@gmail.com  Class of 2020 (Sophomore) – nhsclassof2020@gmail.com Class of 2021 (Freshman) newporthighptsa@gmail.com        

Daily Bulletin – Monday, December 11, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Monday, December 11, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website No School - Winter Break – Monday, December 18th – January 1, 2018   Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook. A senior baby ad consist of a photo of the senior as a baby/young child and includes a quote or short passage. Check out the senior webpage on the Newport website for all graduation related information.   The Winterfest Assembly will take place on Friday, December 15th and will feature a class competition based on Avatar the Last Airbender.  Stay tuned for an email with more Winterfest Information from your ASB officers.   Are you interested in representing your class in the Avatar the Last Airbender Competition at the Winterfest Assembly?  Please check your email and sign up on the link provided.  “Benders” will be chosen on Monday.   The Spirit Days for Winterfest are: Monday - PJ Day Tuesday – Ugly Sweater Day Wednesday – Winter Olympics Day Thursday – Holiday Movie Character Day Friday – Dress to represent you class “Element” from Avatar the Last Airbender:
  • Freshmen are Air – White
  • Sophomores are Earth – Green
  • Juniors are Water – Blue
  • Seniors are Fire – Red
  • Teachers will represent the Light - Gold
  If you are a student or staff member who speaks another language in addition to English and you are interested in participating a multi-lingual Happy Holidays video, please check your email and sign up on the link provided.  Filming will take place on Monday and Tuesday and the video will show at the Winterfest Assembly.   Are you ready for Winter Break? Kick off the winter spirit with Wintergrams! Key Club & UNICEF are selling letters for $1 and letters & a treat for just $3 during both lunches outside by the accountant, until Tuesday, December 12th.   Ullr (pronounced “ULL-er”) has spoken, and the mountain snow has arrived!  That means the SnowRiders Club is back in action.  If you ski or snowboard, or just like to talk about it, come to our first meeting of the year - Tuesday, December 12th 3:30 PM in room 2122!   Do you need help with filling out & submitting your FAFSA/WASFA? We can help! We have an upcoming evening FAFSA/WASFA completion night occurring on December 12th from 6-7:30pm in the library. Please plan on bringing your guardian/parent, laptop, 2016 taxes and W-2 forms.   Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   Are you interested in attending Bellevue College? Enroll at our upcoming Bellevue College application workshop on December 13th at 1:30pm in the lecture hall. Please bring your laptop.  Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  First Semester Finals are January 24-26th. Eat right, get plenty of rest and check out the adjusted schedules.  First Semester Finals January 24-26 - Newport High School   Have you bought a yearbook yet?  It is now time to make that purchase.  We are open for business again! Please pay online or stop by the accounting office (cash, check and credit card accepted).  This will guarantee you a book in June.  We only order a limited number of extra yearbooks (which we sell on a first come first serve basis) so do not forget to buy one now!   General Information  Get a Hot Breakfast Every Morning at Newport - Remember that our cafeteria serves hot breakfast every morning starting at 8 AM for a small fee paid with your district lunch account. Students using the free and reduced-price meal program can use that for breakfast.  An Express Lunch is offered on Wednesday during the nutritional break at 11:35 AM.   You may have noticed the buckets of umbrellas by the exterior doors of the school near the chickens.  These are to help students stay dry as they go to and from the portable classrooms!  If you need to go to the portable, borrow an umbrella for the trip!  Community members and staff have donated these umbrellas to keep you dry.  If you have an umbrella that you would like to donate to the cause, just leave it in the bucket! Please do not take these umbrellas to your car or to the bus stop!   Did you miss the weekly Principal’s NewsletterKnight InSights can be found on the Newport Website. Click here: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/2017/08/knight-insights-newsletter/   Dates to Remember: Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with BHS: Wednesday, December 13th at 7PM at Bellevue High Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 Semester Finals: January 24, 2018 to January 26, 2018 End of First Semester: January 26, 2018   KCLS News  From SAT prep and college application essays to freshman success tips and career planning, King County Library System (KCLS) offers free support for high school students and families. Check out the course descriptions, locations, dates and times using this link: King County Library System-Life After High School Resources.   Counseling Center  Visit the Counseling Center webpage for resources and information. Scholarship - Go to Naviance. Community Service Opportunities - Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings   College Visits Check out Naviance for a complete list of all colleges visiting Newport High School. Please remember these events are intended for students only. All visits are in the library, unless otherwise posted.   NHS Clubs  Clubs and Activities - http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/   Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300   Newport – Sammamish - Interlake Girls Lacrosse is now open for registrations at www.nsilacrosse.org.  NSI Girls Lacrosse high school team is the Bellevue School District sanctioned lacrosse teams for Sammamish, Interlake, Newport, and International High Schools.  No experience is needed. Athletes have the opportunity to earn a sports letter by participating in girl’s lacrosse.  In fact, many girls begin playing in 9th grade. An informational meeting will be held on December 12, 2017 at the Lake Hills Library at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is designed to answer questions that new players may have about participating in the spring 2018 season.   Current players are encouraged to bring a friend who wants to learn more about this exciting sport.  Click here: www.nsilacrosse.org for more information.   PTSA – Notes  PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/   Newport High School PTSA is enrolling all members on-line using PT-Avenue.  No more forms to complete.  Please click here to self-register.  Questions? Contact NHS PTSA.   Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below: Class of 2018 (Senior) - newporths2018@gmail.com  Class of 2019 (Junior) - newportclass2019@gmail.com  Class of 2020 (Sophomore) – nhsclassof2020@gmail.com Class of 2021 (Freshman) newporthighptsa@gmail.com

Daily Bulletin – Friday, December 8, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Friday, December 8, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   No School - Winter Break – Monday, December 18th – January 1, 2018   The Winterfest Assembly will take place on Friday, December 15th and will feature a class competition based on Avatar the Last Airbender.  Stay tuned for an email with more Winterfest Information from your ASB officers.   Chinese Club is having a dumpling party today after school in room 1114. If you want to learn how to make dumplings and have a delicious treat, makes sure to come!   Are you interested in representing your class in the Avatar the Last Airbender Competition at the Winterfest Assembly?  Please check your email and sign up on the link provided.  “Benders” will be chosen on Monday.   The Spirit Days for Winterfest are: Monday - PJ Day Tuesday – Ugly Sweater Day Wednesday – Winter Olympics Day Thursday – Holiday Movie Character Day Friday – Dress to represent you class “Element” from Avatar the Last Airbender:
  • Freshmen are Air – White
  • Sophomores are Earth – Green
  • Juniors are Water – Blue
  • Seniors are Fire – Red
  • Teachers will represent the Light - Gold
  Hey there party people! It is that time again…for Friday Knight Live! Newport’s favorite sketch comedy show has got another performance with all new hilarious skits tonight, Friday, December 8th at 7 pm in the Newport PAC. Tickets are $5 at the door. Hosted by Ms. Atabelo and with musical guest Tambo. Do not worry, as you will still be able to go to the Boy’s Varsity Basketball game. Come join us and laugh the pain away!   Bonjour Newport! Come to French Club today, Friday, December 8th in room 1102. We will be having a French Art themed meeting, with watercolors and fun times! Hope to see you there.   If you are a student or staff member who speaks another language in addition to English and you are interested in participating a multi-lingual Happy Holidays video, please check your email and sign up on the link provided.  Filming will take place on Monday and Tuesday and the video will show at the Winterfest Assembly.   NEWPORT’S CLASSIEST EVENT OF THE YEAR IS COMING UP!  Knights in Vienna will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and the Newport Orchestras are seeking talented student performers to feature at their annual formal dance & dessert fundraiser. We will consider any great performance-Classical, Jazz, Singer-Song Writer, Spoken Word or Dance.  If you would like to be in the spotlight at this popular Newport tradition—video submissions must be emailed to Mrs. Gero at geroc@bsd405.org by Dec. 10, 2017.   Are you ready for Winter Break? Kick off the winter spirit with Wintergrams! Key Club & UNICEF are selling letters for $1 and letters & a treat for just $3 during both lunches outside by the accountant, until Tuesday, December 12th.   Ullr (pronounced “ULL-er”) has spoken, and the mountain snow has arrived!  That means the SnowRiders Club is back in action.  If you ski or snowboard, or just like to talk about it, come to our first meeting of the year - Tuesday, December 12th 3:30 PM in room 2122!   Do you need help with filling out & submitting your FAFSA/WASFA? We can help! We have an upcoming evening FAFSA/WASFA completion night occurring on December 12th from 6-7:30pm in the library. Please plan on bringing your guardian/parent, laptop, 2016 taxes and W-2 forms.   Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   Are you interested in attending Bellevue College? Enroll at our upcoming Bellevue College application workshop on December 13th at 1:30pm in the lecture hall. Please bring your laptop.  Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  First Semester Finals are January 24-26th. Eat right, get plenty of rest and check out the adjusted schedules.  First Semester Finals January 24-26 - Newport High School   Have you bought a yearbook yet?  It is now time to make that purchase.  We are open for business again! Please pay online or stop by the accounting office (cash, check and credit card accepted).  This will guarantee you a book in June.  We only order a limited number of extra yearbooks (which we sell on a first come first serve basis) so do not forget to buy one now!   General Information  Get a Hot Breakfast Every Morning at Newport - Remember that our cafeteria serves hot breakfast every morning starting at 8 AM for a small fee paid with your district lunch account. Students using the free and reduced-price meal program can use that for breakfast.  An Express Lunch is offered on Wednesday during the nutritional break at 11:35 AM.   You may have noticed the buckets of umbrellas by the exterior doors of the school near the chickens.  These are to help students stay dry as they go to and from the portable classrooms!  If you need to go to the portable, borrow an umbrella for the trip!  Community members and staff have donated these umbrellas to keep you dry.  If you have an umbrella that you would like to donate to the cause, just leave it in the bucket! Please do not take these umbrellas to your car or to the bus stop!   Did you miss the weekly Principal’s NewsletterKnight InSights can be found on the Newport Website. Click here: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/2017/08/knight-insights-newsletter/   Dates to Remember: Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with BHS: Wednesday, December 13th at 7PM at Bellevue High Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 Semester Finals: January 24, 2018 to January 26, 2018 End of First Semester: January 26, 2018   KCLS News  From SAT prep and college application essays to freshman success tips and career planning, King County Library System (KCLS) offers free support for high school students and families. Check out the course descriptions, locations, dates and times using this link: King County Library System-Life After High School Resources.   Counseling Center  Visit the Counseling Center webpage for resources and information. Scholarship - Go to Naviance. Community Service Opportunities - Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings   College Visits Check out Naviance for a complete list of all colleges visiting Newport High School. Please remember these events are intended for students only. All visits are in the library, unless otherwise posted.   NHS Clubs  Clubs and Activities - http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/   Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300   Newport – Sammamish - Interlake Girls Lacrosse is now open for registrations at www.nsilacrosse.org.  NSI Girls Lacrosse high school team is the Bellevue School District sanctioned lacrosse teams for Sammamish, Interlake, Newport, and International High Schools.  No experience is needed. Athletes have the opportunity to earn a sports letter by participating in girl’s lacrosse.  In fact, many girls begin playing in 9th grade. An informational meeting will be held on December 12, 2017 at the Lake Hills Library at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is designed to answer questions that new players may have about participating in the spring 2018 season.   Current players are encouraged to bring a friend who wants to learn more about this exciting sport.  Click here: www.nsilacrosse.org for more information.   PTSA – Notes  PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/   Newport High School PTSA is enrolling all members on-line using PT-Avenue.  No more forms to complete.  Please click here to self-register.  Questions? Contact NHS PTSA.   Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below: Class of 2018 (Senior) - newporths2018@gmail.com  Class of 2019 (Junior) - newportclass2019@gmail.com  Class of 2020 (Sophomore) – nhsclassof2020@gmail.com Class of 2021 (Freshman) newporthighptsa@gmail.com

Daily Bulletin – Thursday, December 7, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Thursday, December 7, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   First Semester Finals are January 24-26th. Eat right, get plenty of rest and check out the adjusted schedules.  First Semester Finals January 24-26 - Newport High School   Have you bought a yearbook yet?  It is now time to make that purchase.  We are open for business again! Please pay online or stop by the accounting office (cash, check and credit card accepted).  This will guarantee you a book in June.  We only order a limited number of extra yearbooks (which we sell on a first come first serve basis) so do not forget to buy one now!   Hey there party people! It is that time again…for Friday Knight Live! Newport’s favorite sketch comedy show has got another performance with all new hilarious skits! This Friday, December 8th at 7 pm in the Newport PAC. Tickets are $5 at the door. Hosted by Ms. Atabelo and with musical guest Tambo. Do not worry, as you will still be able to go to the Boy’s Varsity Basketball game. Come join us and laugh the pain away!   Bonjour Newport! Come to French Club this Friday, December 8th in room 1102. We will be having a French Art themed meeting, with watercolors and fun times! Hope to see you there.   NEWPORT’S CLASSIEST EVENT OF THE YEAR IS COMING UP!  Knights in Vienna will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and the Newport Orchestras are seeking talented student performers to feature at their annual formal dance & dessert fundraiser. We will consider any great performance-Classical, Jazz, Singer-Song Writer, Spoken Word or Dance.  If you would like to be in the spotlight at this popular Newport tradition—video submissions must be emailed to Mrs. Gero at geroc@bsd405.org by Dec. 10, 2017.   Are you ready for Winter Break? Kick off the winter spirit with Wintergrams! Key Club & UNICEF are selling letters for $1 and letters & a treat for just $3 during both lunches outside by the accountant, until Tuesday, December 12th.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  Ullr (pronounced “ULL-er”) has spoken, and the mountain snow has arrived!  That means the SnowRiders Club is back in action.  If you ski or snowboard, or just like to talk about it, come to our first meeting of the year - Tuesday, December 12th 3:30 PM in room 2122!   Do you need help with filling out & submitting your FAFSA/WASFA? We can help! We have an upcoming evening FAFSA/WASFA completion night occurring on December 12th from 6-7:30pm in the library. Please plan on bringing your guardian/parent, laptop, 2016 taxes and W-2 forms.   Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   Are you interested in attending Bellevue College? Enroll at our upcoming Bellevue College application workshop on December 13th at 1:30pm in the lecture hall. Please bring your laptop.  Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   General Information  Get a Hot Breakfast Every Morning at Newport - Remember that our cafeteria serves hot breakfast every morning starting at 8 AM for a small fee paid with your district lunch account. Students using the free and reduced-price meal program can use that for breakfast.  An Express Lunch is offered on Wednesday during the nutritional break at 11:35 AM.   You may have noticed the buckets of umbrellas by the exterior doors of the school near the chickens.  These are to help students stay dry as they go to and from the portable classrooms!  If you need to go to the portable, borrow an umbrella for the trip!  Community members and staff have donated these umbrellas to keep you dry.  If you have an umbrella that you would like to donate to the cause, just leave it in the bucket! Please do not take these umbrellas to your car or to the bus stop!   Did you miss the weekly Principal’s NewsletterKnight InSights can be found on the Newport Website. Click here: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/2017/08/knight-insights-newsletter/   Dates to Remember: Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with BHS: Wednesday, December 13th at 7PM at Bellevue High Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 Semester Finals: January 24, 2018 to January 26, 2018 End of First Semester: January 26, 2018   KCLS News  From SAT prep and college application essays to freshman success tips and career planning, King County Library System (KCLS) offers free support for high school students and families. Check out the course descriptions, locations, dates and times using this link: King County Library System-Life After High School Resources.   Counseling Center  Visit the Counseling Center webpage for resources and information. Scholarship - Go to Naviance. Community Service Opportunities - Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings   College Visits Check out Naviance for a complete list of all colleges visiting Newport High School. Please remember these events are intended for students only. All visits are in the library, unless otherwise posted.   NHS Clubs  Clubs and Activities - http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/   Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300   Newport – Sammamish - Interlake Girls Lacrosse is now open for registrations at www.nsilacrosse.org.  NSI Girls Lacrosse high school team is the Bellevue School District sanctioned lacrosse teams for Sammamish, Interlake, Newport, and International High Schools.  No experience is needed. Athletes have the opportunity to earn a sports letter by participating in girl’s lacrosse.  In fact, many girls begin playing in 9th grade. An informational meeting will be held on December 12, 2017 at the Lake Hills Library at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is designed to answer questions that new players may have about participating in the spring 2018 season.   Current players are encouraged to bring a friend who wants to learn more about this exciting sport.  Click here: www.nsilacrosse.org for more information.   PTSA – Notes  PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/   Newport High School PTSA is enrolling all members on-line using PT-Avenue.  No more forms to complete.  Please click here to self-register.  Questions? Contact NHS PTSA.   Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below: Class of 2018 (Senior) - newporths2018@gmail.com  Class of 2019 (Junior) - newportclass2019@gmail.com  Class of 2020 (Sophomore) – nhsclassof2020@gmail.com Class of 2021 (Freshman) newporthighptsa@gmail.com

Daily Bulletin – Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Wednesday, December 6, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   First Semester Finals are January 24-26th. Eat right, get plenty of rest and check out the adjusted schedules.  First Semester Finals January 24-26 - Newport High School   Have you bought a yearbook yet?  It is now time to make that purchase.  We are open for business again! Please pay online or stop by the accounting office (cash, check and credit card accepted).  This will guarantee you a book in June.  We only order a limited number of extra yearbooks (which we sell on a first come first serve basis) so do not forget to buy one now!   Hey there party people! It is that time again…for Friday Knight Live! Newport’s favorite sketch comedy show has got another performance with all new hilarious skits! This Friday, December 8th at 7 pm in the Newport PAC. Tickets are $5 at the door. Hosted by Ms. Atabelo and with musical guest Tambo. Do not worry, as you will still be able to go to the Boy’s Varsity Basketball game. Come join us and laugh the pain away!   Bonjour Newport! Come to French Club this Friday, December 8th in room 1102. We will be having a French Art themed meeting, with watercolors and fun times! Hope to see you there.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  NEWPORT’S CLASSIEST EVENT OF THE YEAR IS COMING UP!  Knights in Vienna will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and the Newport Orchestras are seeking talented student performers to feature at their annual formal dance & dessert fundraiser. We will consider any great performance-Classical, Jazz, Singer-Song Writer, Spoken Word or Dance.  If you would like to be in the spotlight at this popular Newport tradition—video submissions must be emailed to Mrs. Gero at geroc@bsd405.org by Dec. 10, 2017.   Are you ready for Winter Break? Kick off the winter spirit with Wintergrams! Key Club & UNICEF are selling letters for $1 and letters & a treat for just $3 during both lunches outside by the accountant, until Tuesday, December 12th.   Ullr (pronounced “ULL-er”) has spoken, and the mountain snow has arrived!  That means the SnowRiders Club is back in action.  If you ski or snowboard, or just like to talk about it, come to our first meeting of the year - Tuesday, December 12th 3:30 PM in room 2122!   Are you interested in attending Bellevue College? Enroll at our upcoming Bellevue College application workshop on December 13th at 1:30pm in the lecture hall. Please bring your laptop.  Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   Do you need help with filling out & submitting your FAFSA/WASFA? We can help! We have an upcoming evening FAFSA/WASFA completion night occurring on December 12th from 6-7:30pm in the library. Please plan on bringing your guardian/parent, laptop, 2016 taxes and W-2 forms.   Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   General Information  Get a Hot Breakfast Every Morning at Newport - Remember that our cafeteria serves hot breakfast every morning starting at 8 AM for a small fee paid with your district lunch account. Students using the free and reduced-price meal program can use that for breakfast.  An Express Lunch is offered on Wednesday during the nutritional break at 11:35 AM.   You may have noticed the buckets of umbrellas by the exterior doors of the school near the chickens.  These are to help students stay dry as they go to and from the portable classrooms!  If you need to go to the portable, borrow an umbrella for the trip!  Community members and staff have donated these umbrellas to keep you dry.  If you have an umbrella that you would like to donate to the cause, just leave it in the bucket! Please do not take these umbrellas to your car or to the bus stop!   Did you miss the weekly Principal’s NewsletterKnight InSights can be found on the Newport Website. Click here: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/2017/08/knight-insights-newsletter/   Dates to Remember: Newport Music Concert #2: Wednesday, December 6th at 7PM Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with BHS: Wednesday, December 13th at 7PM at Bellevue High Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 Semester Finals: January 24, 2018 to January 26, 2018 End of First Semester: January 26, 2018   KCLS News  From SAT prep and college application essays to freshman success tips and career planning, King County Library System (KCLS) offers free support for high school students and families. Check out the course descriptions, locations, dates and times using this link: King County Library System-Life After High School Resources.   Counseling Center  Visit the Counseling Center webpage for resources and information. Scholarship - Go to Naviance. Community Service Opportunities - Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings   College Visits Check out Naviance for a complete list of all colleges visiting Newport High School. Please remember these events are intended for students only. All visits are in the library, unless otherwise posted.   NHS Clubs  Clubs and Activities - http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/   Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300   Newport – Sammamish - Interlake Girls Lacrosse is now open for registrations at www.nsilacrosse.org.  NSI Girls Lacrosse high school team is the Bellevue School District sanctioned lacrosse teams for Sammamish, Interlake, Newport, and International High Schools.  No experience is needed. Athletes have the opportunity to earn a sports letter by participating in girl’s lacrosse.  In fact, many girls begin playing in 9th grade. An informational meeting will be held on December 12, 2017 at the Lake Hills Library at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is designed to answer questions that new players may have about participating in the spring 2018 season.   Current players are encouraged to bring a friend who wants to learn more about this exciting sport.  Click here: www.nsilacrosse.org for more information.   PTSA – Notes  PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/   Newport High School PTSA is enrolling all members on-line using PT-Avenue.  No more forms to complete.  Please click here to self-register.  Questions? Contact NHS PTSA.   Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below: Class of 2018 (Senior) - newporths2018@gmail.com  Class of 2019 (Junior) - newportclass2019@gmail.com  Class of 2020 (Sophomore) – nhsclassof2020@gmail.com Class of 2021 (Freshman) newporthighptsa@gmail.com

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, December 5, 2017 New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   First Semester Finals are January 24-26th. Eat right, get plenty of rest and check out the adjusted schedules.  First Semester Finals January 24-26 - Newport High School   Newport Speech and Debate members competed at the Galentine Memorial Tournament at the University of Washington and the Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences. Combined results include second, and fourth place awards in Expository and Impromptu speech events; 5th place speaker award in Lincoln Douglas; and 2nd, 4th, and 6th place in Congress Debate. Congratulations to all competitors and the entire team for their continued success. Students interested in forensics may visit practice after school on Monday’s or Thursday’s, or email Dr. Busch regarding second half of season registration.   We are searching for the Newport Tetris Champion! Come battle it out at the Tetris Battle, Today, Tuesday, December 5, 2017, after school in room 2123. To compete it is $4 and includes pizza. Prizes awarded to the winners!   Bonjour Newport! Come to French Club this Friday, December 8th in room 1102. We will be having a French Art themed meeting, with watercolors and fun times! Hope to see you there.   Hey there party people! It is that time again…for Friday Knight Live! Newport’s favorite sketch comedy show has got another performance with all new hilarious skits! This Friday, December 8th at seven, in the Newport PAC. Tickets are $5 at the door. Hosted by Ms. Atabelo and with musical guest Tambo. Do not worry, you will still be able to go to the Boy’s Varsity Basketball game. Come join us and laugh the pain away!   Are you ready for Winter Break? Kick off the winter spirit with Wintergrams! Key Club & UNICEF are selling letters for $1 and letters & a treat for just $3 during both lunches outside by the accountant, until Tuesday, December 12th.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  Ullr (pronounced “ULL-er”) has spoken, and the mountain snow has arrived!  That means the SnowRiders Club is back in action.  If you ski or snowboard, or just like to talk about it, come to our first meeting of the year—Today, Tuesday, December 12th 3:30 PM in room 2122!   NEWPORT’S CLASSIEST EVENT OF THE YEAR IS COMING UP!  Knights in Vienna will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and the Newport Orchestras are seeking talented student performers to feature at their annual formal dance & dessert fundraiser. We will consider any great performance-Classical, Jazz, Singer-Song Writer, Spoken Word or Dance.  If you would like to be in the spotlight at this popular Newport tradition—video submissions must be emailed to Mrs. Gero at geroc@bsd405.org by Dec. 10, 2017.   Are you interested in attending Bellevue College? Enroll at our upcoming Bellevue College application workshop on December 13th at 1:30pm in the lecture hall. Please bring your laptop.  Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   Do you need help with filling out & submitting your FAFSA/WASFA? We can help! We have an upcoming evening FAFSA/WASFA completion night occurring on December 12th from 6-7:30pm in the library. Please plan on bringing your guardian/parent, laptop, 2016 taxes and W-2 forms.   Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   General Information  You may have noticed the buckets of umbrellas by the exterior doors of the school near the chickens.  These are to help students stay dry as they go to and from the portable classrooms!  If you need to go to the portable, borrow an umbrella for the trip!  Community members and staff have donated these umbrellas to keep you dry.  If you have an umbrella that you would like to donate to the cause, just leave it in the bucket! Please do not take these umbrellas to your car or to the bus stop!   Get a Hot Breakfast Every Morning at Newport - Remember that our cafeteria serves hot breakfast every morning starting at 8 AM for a small fee paid with your district lunch account. Students using the free and reduced-price meal program can use that for breakfast.  An Express Lunch is offered on Wednesday during the nutritional break at 11:35 AM.   Did you miss the weekly Principal’s NewsletterKnight InSights can be found on the Newport Website. Click here: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/2017/08/knight-insights-newsletter/   Dates to Remember: Newport Music Concert #1: Tuesday, December 5th at 7PM Newport Music Concert #2: Wednesday, December 6th at 7PM Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with BHS: Wednesday, December 13th at 7PM at Bellevue High Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 Semester Finals: January 24, 2018 to January 26, 2018 End of First Semester: January 26, 2018   KCLS News  From SAT prep and college application essays to freshman success tips and career planning, King County Library System (KCLS) offers free support for high school students and families. Check out the course descriptions, locations, dates and times using this link: King County Library System-Life After High School Resources.   Counseling Center  Visit the Counseling Center webpage for resources and information. Scholarship - Go to Naviance. Community Service Opportunities - Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings   College Visits Check out Naviance for a complete list of all colleges visiting Newport High School. Please remember these events are intended for students only. All visits are in the library, unless otherwise posted.   NHS Clubs  Clubs and Activities - http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/   Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300   Newport – Sammamish - Interlake Girls Lacrosse is now open for registrations at www.nsilacrosse.org.  NSI Girls Lacrosse high school team is the Bellevue School District sanctioned lacrosse teams for Sammamish, Interlake, Newport, and International High Schools.  No experience is needed. Athletes have the opportunity to earn a sports letter by participating in girl’s lacrosse.  In fact, many girls begin playing in 9th grade. An informational meeting will be held on December 12, 2017 at the Lake Hills Library at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is designed to answer questions that new players may have about participating in the spring 2018 season.   Current players are encouraged to bring a friend who wants to learn more about this exciting sport.  Click here: www.nsilacrosse.org for more information.   PTSA – Notes  PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/   Newport High School PTSA is enrolling all members on-line using PT-Avenue.  No more forms to complete.  Please click here to self-register.  Questions? Contact NHS PTSA.   Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below: Class of 2018 (Senior) - newporths2018@gmail.com  Class of 2019 (Junior) - newportclass2019@gmail.com  Class of 2020 (Sophomore) – nhsclassof2020@gmail.com Class of 2021 (Freshman) newporthighptsa@gmail.com

Daily Bulletin – Monday, December 4, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Monday, December 4, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   First Semester Finals are January 24-26th. Eat right, get plenty of rest and check out the adjusted schedules.  First Semester Finals January 24-26 - Newport High School   Congratulations to Anne Lim and Rachel Leo for their acceptance and participation in the 2017 All-National Honor Ensembles Symphony Orchestra in Orlando, Florida this week.  This is one of the highest musical honors in the country and we are very proud of their achievement!   We are searching for the Newport Tetris Champion! Come battle it out at the Tetris Battle, Tuesday, December 5, 2017, after school in room 2123. To compete it is $4 and includes pizza. Prizes awarded to the winners!   Get ready to BOOM! The BOOM Experience is a leadership conference geared towards young men who racially identify as Black, LatinX, Southeast Asian, Pacific Islander or Native American. This full day, BSD-sponsored event occurs on December 12th at Bellevue College. The goal of the BOOM conference is to provide a day of learning and celebration centered on cultural understanding, self-empowerment, civil discourse, and leadership building. The deadline for registration and submitting completed field trip forms is December 5th. There will be no late registration, you must register online AND turn in your signed permission slip by the deadline.  Permission slips are available in the front office. To register online go to www.bsd405.org/boom. Contact Ms. Kemp in the counseling office (kempN@bsd405.org), Peter Shin, Graduation Success Coach (ShinS@bsd405.org), or Mrs. Vanessa López-Kopp, Career Center in the library (lopezk@bsd405.org), if you have questions regarding BOOM.   Ullr (pronounced “ULL-er”) has spoken, and the mountain snow has arrived!  That means the SnowRiders Club is back in action.  If you ski or snowboard, or just like to talk about it, come to our first meeting of the year—Tuesday, December 12th 3:30 PM in room 2122!   Do you need help with filling out & submitting your FAFSA/WASFA? We can help! We have an upcoming evening FAFSA/WASFA completion night occurring on December 12th from 6-7:30pm in the library. Please plan on bringing your guardian/parent, laptop, 2016 taxes and W-2 forms.   Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   NEWPORT’S CLASSIEST EVENT OF THE YEAR IS COMING UP!  Knights in Vienna will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and the Newport Orchestras are seeking talented student performers to feature at their annual formal dance & dessert fundraiser. We will consider any great performance-Classical, Jazz, Singer-Song Writer, Spoken Word or Dance.  If you would like to be in the spotlight at this popular Newport tradition—video submissions must be emailed to Mrs. Gero at geroc@bsd405.org by Dec. 10, 2017.   Are you interested in attending Bellevue College? Enroll at our upcoming Bellevue College application workshop on December 13th at 1:30pm in the lecture hall. Please bring your laptop.  Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Tania Maxfield in the counseling office or Ms. Vanessa Lopez-Kopp if you have any questions or need additional information.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  Hey! Do you know and love football? Do you want and need volunteer hours? Jubilee Reach is looking for volunteers to ref middle school flag football. If interested contact Mrs. Woodard in the Main Office.   General Information  You may have noticed the buckets of umbrellas by the exterior doors of the school near the chickens.  These are to help students stay dry as they go to and from the portable classrooms!  If you need to go to the portable, borrow an umbrella for the trip!  Community members and staff have donated these umbrellas to keep you dry.  If you have an umbrella that you would like to donate to the cause, just leave it in the bucket! Please do not take these umbrellas to your car or to the bus stop!   Get a Hot Breakfast Every Morning at Newport - Remember that our cafeteria serves hot breakfast every morning starting at 8 AM for a small fee paid with your district lunch account. Students using the free and reduced-price meal program can use that for breakfast.  An Express Lunch is offered on Wednesday during the nutritional break at 11:35 AM.   Did you miss the weekly Principal’s NewsletterKnight InSights can be found on the Newport Website. Click here: http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/2017/08/knight-insights-newsletter/   Dates to Remember: Newport Music Concert #1: Tuesday, December 5th at 7PM Newport Music Concert #2: Wednesday, December 6th at 7PM Ellington Jazz Nutcracker with BHS: Wednesday, December 13th at 7PM at Bellevue High Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th No School/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 Semester Finals: January 24, 2018 to January 26, 2018 End of First Semester: January 26, 2018   KCLS News  From SAT prep and college application essays to freshman success tips and career planning, King County Library System (KCLS) offers free support for high school students and families. Check out the course descriptions, locations, dates and times using this link: King County Library System-Life After High School Resources.   Counseling Center  Visit the Counseling Center webpage for resources and information. Scholarship - Go to Naviance. Community Service Opportunities - Click here for a listing: NHS Community Service Listings   College Visits Check out Naviance for a complete list of all colleges visiting Newport High School. Please remember these events are intended for students only. All visits are in the library, unless otherwise posted.   NHS Clubs  Clubs and Activities - http://www.bsd405.org/nhs/knights/activities-clubs/   Athletics & ASB Activities  Website Links: http://www.kingcoathletics.com/index.php?pid=0.7.67.0.300   Newport – Sammamish - Interlake Girls Lacrosse is now open for registrations at www.nsilacrosse.org.  NSI Girls Lacrosse high school team is the Bellevue School District sanctioned lacrosse teams for Sammamish, Interlake, Newport, and International High Schools.  No experience is needed. Athletes have the opportunity to earn a sports letter by participating in girl’s lacrosse.  In fact, many girls begin playing in 9th grade. An informational meeting will be held on December 12, 2017 at the Lake Hills Library at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is designed to answer questions that new players may have about participating in the spring 2018 season.   Current players are encouraged to bring a friend who wants to learn more about this exciting sport.  Click here: www.nsilacrosse.org for more information.   PTSA – Notes  PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/ Newport High School PTSA is enrolling all members on-line using PT-Avenue.  No more forms to complete.  Please click here to self-register.  Questions? Contact NHS PTSA.   Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below: Class of 2018 (Senior) - newporths2018@gmail.com  Class of 2019 (Junior) - newportclass2019@gmail.com  Class of 2020 (Sophomore) – nhsclassof2020@gmail.com Class of 2021 (Freshman) newporthighptsa@gmail.com