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Five-to-Thrive – Parent Workshop, Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6pm – 9pm

Join us for our parent workshop: Five to Thrive - Framework for Family and Community Support that Helps Teens Learn to Thrive, Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 6pm to 9pm in the Performing Arts Center here at Newport High School. Five to Thrive-Cognitive & Emotional Competencies Five-to-Thrive Resilience Five-to-Thrive Hormones, Brains and Patience Five-to-Thrive - Social Connections Five to Thrive-Concrete Support

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
Senior Baby Ads for yearbook (deadline, January 12, 2018) Now through 1/12/18 Click here for instructions
Senior Collage, Then & Now, & Siblings Photos deadline for yearbook - school code newport (lowercase) TBD Check back 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, November 22, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Wednesday, November 22, 2017 New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   Change in Schedule! We have a revised schedule this week. Please click here: Revised Schedule November 20-22, 2017   Ms. Smith, our librarian, is leaving Newport High School after eight (8) years of being Newport’s librarian. Come show your appreciation by leaving a kind message you would like to tell Ms. Smith in the library on the back wall.   Congratulations to Newport Model United Nations for participating in PACMUN (pronounced “pack” and “mon”) this last weekend. Six (6) students won awards. Benji Blatt and Rosie Huang won Best Delegates! Raia Karmali won Outstanding Delegate and Sarah Xu, Cindy Zou, and Katelyn Ng won Best Position Papers. The next meeting is Tuesday, November 28, 2017, in room 2101 after school. Come for a sweatshirt design competition and s’mores!   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  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.   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.   Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook.  A senior baby ad consists 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.   Senior Slide Show – Seniors! – Do you want to see pictures of you and your friends at graduation? Send your pictures to nhsseniorslide@gmail.com. Use the subject line in the email to identify those in the pictures.   Submit photos for Yearbook!!!  Submit early and often.  It is fast and easy.  You can submit from any laptop or desktop by going to hjeshare.com and entering password: newport (all lower case).  You can also download an App on any smartphone to submit on the fly.  From your App store search Hjeshare and download the Herff Jones App.  Use password: newport to submit photos. We are currently working on our fall sports and student life deadlines. Do not miss your opportunity to submit! Not sure, what page a photo might go on?  Do not worry, just submit and we will find a fit.   General Information  Do you have questions about Graduation? The senior web page is up to date on the Newport website.   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: No School/Thanksgiving Break: Thursday & Friday, November 23rd & November 24th 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   AWESOME COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY!  Is your student around during Thanksgiving break and need to earn community service hours?  Then, Newport Girls Basketball sponsors Western Washington's largest girls basketball tournament (Nov. 24th-26th) and we can use a lot of help!  We need help selling yummy concessions.  All shifts are three hours.  Students can work one shift or as many as they would like!  Grab a friend, stay warm, have fun and earn those hours! If interested, send contact information to Tracey at hsiatwins@yahoo.com.   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.   PTA Reflections Competition - Newport participates in the PTA Reflections Competition for high school students. Calling all writers, artists, photographers, film producers, composers and choreographers: This year’s theme is Within Reach. Read the rules hereNewport High PTSA will collect submissions on November 27th. The Reflections form on the newportptsa.org site offers further instructions. Questions? lisa.shank@newportptsa.org   NEWPORT SKI SWAP VOLUNTEERS: THANK YOU FOR MAKING IT SUCH A SUCCESS. The Newport High School PTSA could not have this event without a large number of dedicated student volunteers.  The PTSA wants to make sure you get the credit for these community service hours.  Please note that the deadline to have your hours verified for the 2017 Newport Ski Swap is January 30, 2018.  Login into x2VOL through Naviance.  List Lisa Shank, Newport HS PTSA President as your volunteer supervisor.  Use newporthighptsa@gmail.com as the contact email address for supervisor verification.  If you do not remember how many hours you completed each day, send a separate email to newporthighptsa@gmail.com and PTSA will look it up on sign in sheets you completed at the swap.  Your claimed hours from x2VOL will be compared to the hours claimed on sheets completed at the swap.  Thanks again for your help.   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, November 21, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, November 21, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   Change in Schedule! We have a revised schedule this week. Please click here: Revised Schedule November 20-22, 2017   Congrats to Newport Speech and Debate for bringing the “clash” to Tahoma! Thirty-nine schools competed this past weekend at the Golden Bear Classic. Newport registered a squad of twenty-one (21) members competing in ten (10) events. Nine competitors “broke” to semi and final rounds, with three members taking home speaker awards. Shout out to our novice competitors in Lincoln Douglas and Public Forum who dominated taking home first place!   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.   Congratulations to Newport Model United Nations for participating in PACMUN (pronounced “pack” “mon”) this weekend! Six (6) students won awards! Benji Blatt, and Rosie Huang won Best Delegates; Raia Karmali won Outstanding Delegate and Sarah Xu, Cindy Zou, and Katelyn Ng won best position papers. Our next meeting is today, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, in room 2101 after school. Come for a sweatshirt design competition and s’mores!   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  Ms. Smith, our librarian, is leaving Newport High School after eight (8) years of being Newport’s librarian. Come show your appreciation by leaving a kind message you would like to tell Ms. Smith in the library on the back wall.   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.   Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook.  A senior baby ad consists 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.   Senior Slide Show – Seniors! – Do you want to see pictures of you and your friends at graduation? Send your pictures to nhsseniorslide@gmail.com. Use the subject line in the email to identify those in the pictures.   Submit photos for Yearbook!!!  Submit early and often.  It is fast and easy.  You can submit from any laptop or desktop by going to hjeshare.com and entering password: newport (all lower case).  You can also download an App on any smartphone to submit on the fly.  From your App store search Hjeshare and download the Herff Jones App.  Use password: newport to submit photos. We are currently working on our fall sports and student life deadlines. Do not miss your opportunity to submit! Not sure, what page a photo might go on?  Do not worry, just submit and we will find a fit.   AWESOME COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY!  Is your student around during Thanksgiving break and need to earn community service hours?  Then, Newport Girls Basketball sponsors Western Washington's largest girls basketball tournament (Nov. 24th-26th) and we can use a lot of help!  We need help selling yummy concessions.  All shifts are three hours.  Students can work one shift or as many as they would like!  Grab a friend, stay warm, have fun and earn those hours! If interested, send contact information to Tracey at hsiatwins@yahoo.com.   General Information  Do you have questions about Graduation? The senior web page is up to date on the Newport website.   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/   A few months ago, many of our music students submitted audition recordings to be considered for All-State Choir, Band, and Orchestra. Congratulations to the following students who were selected to participate in February’s All-State Honor Groups in Yakima, WA.
  • All-State Treble Choir: Anna Batra (soprano), Kimi Locke (soprano), Sissi Wang (soprano), Ilsa Weigel (soprano)
  • All-State Jazz Choir: Amy Li (soprano), Marques Locke (bass)
  • All-State Symphonic Choir: Jerry Li (bass), Sarah Shank (soprano), Loanne Vo (alto)
  • All-State Concert Band: Antonia Cai (clarinet), Patrick Kim (clarinet), Jason Menor (trumpet), Vaughn Rhinehart (trumpet), Masahiro Uchida (trombone)
  • All-State Wind Ensemble: Joshua Lee (oboe)
  • All-State Orchestra: Ryan Cho (viola), Brandon Xu (cello), Maggie Yu (violin)
This is a great honor for these students and they will do an amazing job of representing Newport at All-State.   Congratulations to Mitchell Murray for winning Newport Idol 2017!  Runners up were Jessica Fink and Ilsa Weigel.  Mitchell wooed the judges with his lyric, tuneful interpretation and beautiful tenor voice.  The audience agreed and voted him winner of Newport Idol 2017.  Big thanks to our master of ceremonies, Julie Guinasso and NTV and the technical stagecraft classes for help with the production.  Congratulations, Mitchell!   Dates to Remember: No School/Thanksgiving Break: Thursday & Friday, November 23rd & November 24th Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th 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.   PTA Reflections Competition - Newport participates in the PTA Reflections Competition for high school students. Calling all writers, artists, photographers, film producers, composers and choreographers: This year’s theme is Within Reach. Read the rules hereNewport High PTSA will collect submissions on November 27th. The Reflections form on the newportptsa.org site offers further instructions. Questions? lisa.shank@newportptsa.org   NEWPORT SKI SWAP VOLUNTEERS: THANK YOU FOR MAKING IT SUCH A SUCCESS. The Newport High School PTSA could not have this event without a large number of dedicated student volunteers.  The PTSA wants to make sure you get the credit for these community service hours.  Please note that the deadline to have your hours verified for the 2017 Newport Ski Swap is January 30, 2018.  Login into x2VOL through Naviance.  List Lisa Shank, Newport HS PTSA President as your volunteer supervisor.  Use newporthighptsa@gmail.com as the contact email address for supervisor verification.  If you do not remember how many hours you completed each day, send a separate email to newporthighptsa@gmail.com and PTSA will look it up on sign in sheets you completed at the swap.  Your claimed hours from x2VOL will be compared to the hours claimed on sheets completed at the swap.  Thanks again for your help.   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, November 20, 2017

New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   Change in Schedule! We have a revised schedule next week. Please click here: Revised Schedule November 20-22, 2017   Students please pick your school pictures in the Main Office before school, during lunch or after school.   Hey Newport! Do you want to see short plays directed by fellow classmates Connor McKenna, Olivia Palmer, and Nick Stanton? Well now is your chance with this year’s One Acts! Come see One Acts November 17th and 18th at 7:00 pm in the theatre and is only $5.00 at the door. Hope to see you there!   Ms. Smith, our librarian, is leaving Newport High School after eight (8) years of being Newport’s librarian. Come show your appreciation by leaving a kind message you would like to tell Ms. Smith in the library on the back wall.   Senior Slide Show – Seniors! – Do you want to see pictures of you and your friends at graduation? Send your pictures to nhsseniorslide@gmail.com. Use the subject line in the email to identify those in the pictures.   Submit photos for Yearbook!!!  Submit early and often.  It is fast and easy.  You can submit from any laptop or desktop by going to hjeshare.com and entering password: newport (all lower case).  You can also download an App on any smartphone to submit on the fly.  From your App store search Hjeshare and download the Herff Jones App.  Use password: newport to submit photos. We are currently working on our fall sports and student life deadlines. Do not miss your opportunity to submit! Not sure, what page a photo might go on?  Do not worry, just submit and we will find a fit.     AWESOME COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY!  Is your student around during Thanksgiving break and need to earn community service hours?  Then, Newport Girls Basketball sponsors Western Washington's largest girls basketball tournament (Nov. 24th-26th) and we can use a lot of help!  We need help selling yummy concessions.  All shifts are three hours.  Students can work one shift or as many as they would like!  Grab a friend, stay warm, have fun and earn those hours! If interested, send contact information to Tracey at hsiatwins@yahoo.com.     This Week’s Student Events and Activities    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 (kempN@bsd405.org) in the counseling office, Peter Shin (ShinS@bsd405.org), or Mrs. Vanessa López-Kopp (lopezk@bsd405.org) in the library, if you have questions regarding BOOM.   Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook. A senior baby ad consists 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.   A few months ago, many of our music students submitted audition recordings to be considered for All-State Choir, Band, and Orchestra. Congratulations to the following students who were selected to participate in February’s All-State Honor Groups in Yakima, WA.
    • All-State Treble Choir: Anna Batra (soprano), Kimi Locke (soprano), Sissi Wang (soprano), Ilsa Weigel (soprano)
    • All-State Jazz Choir: Amy Li (soprano), Marques Locke (bass)
    • All-State Symphonic Choir: Jerry Li (bass), Sarah Shank (soprano), Loanne Vo (alto)
    • All-State Concert Band: Antonia Cai (clarinet), Patrick Kim (clarinet), Jason Menor (trumpet), Vaughn Rhinehart (trumpet), Masahiro Uchida (trombone)
    • All-State Wind Ensemble: Joshua Lee (oboe)
    • All-State Orchestra: Ryan Cho (viola), Brandon Xu (cello), Maggie Yu (violin)
This is a great honor for these students and they will do an amazing job of representing Newport at All-State.   Congratulations to Mitchell Murray for winning Newport Idol 2017!  Runners up were Jessica Fink and Ilsa Weigel.  Mitchell wooed the judges with his lyric, tuneful interpretation and beautiful tenor voice.  The audience agreed and voted him winner of Newport Idol 2017.  Big thanks to our master of ceremonies, Julie Guinasso and NTV and the technical stagecraft classes for help with the production.  Congratulations, Mitchell!     General Information    Did you miss the Senior meeting? Come to the office and pick up your Cap & Gown Packet from Jostens.   Do you have questions about Graduation? The senior web page is up to date on the Newport website.   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:   No School/Thanksgiving Break: Thursday & Friday, November 23rd & November 24th Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th 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.   PTA Reflections Competition - Newport participates in the PTA Reflections Competition for high school students. Calling all writers, artists, photographers, film producers, composers and choreographers: This year’s theme is Within Reach. Read the rules here. Newport High PTSA will collect submissions on November 27th. The Reflections form on the newportptsa.org site offers further instructions. Questions? lisa.shank@newportptsa.org   NEWPORT SKI SWAP VOLUNTEERS: THANK YOU FOR MAKING IT SUCH A SUCCESS. The Newport High School PTSA could not have this event without a large number of dedicated student volunteers.  The PTSA wants to make sure you get the credit for these community service hours.  Please note that the deadline to have your hours verified for the 2017 Newport Ski Swap is January 30, 2018.  Login into x2VOL through Naviance.  List Lisa Shank, Newport HS PTSA President as your volunteer supervisor.  Use newporthighptsa@gmail.com as the contact email address for supervisor verification.  If you do not remember how many hours you completed each day, send a separate email to newporthighptsa@gmail.com and PTSA will look it up on sign in sheets you completed at the swap.  Your claimed hours from x2VOL will be compared to the hours claimed on sheets completed at the swap.  Thanks again for your help.   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                      

Newport Heights Elementary seeking volunteers

Guaranteed 2 hours of volunteer work Where: Newport Heights Elementary When: Thursday 30th November, 6.30-8.30pm Doing: Minding a group of children alongside other volunteers and adults. You will be supervising basic craft activities, ensuring the group of children remain calm and orderly and escorting children back to parents at the end of the program. To sign up or for any enquiries please contact Linda O'Hare: linda.ohare@gmail.com with your contact details.    

Daily Bulletin – Friday, November 17, 2017

New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website   Change in Schedule! We have a revised schedule next week. Please click here: Revised Schedule November 20-22, 2017   Students please pick your school pictures in the Main Office before school, during lunch or after school.   Today, DECA wants you to remember to show your confidence because you have completed another week of school. Entrepreneurs are always proud of their accomplishments, as little as they may seem.   Pumpkin Pie Fundraiser – Hey Knights, do you like pie? Come and support the Sophomore class today, November 17th after school by purchasing a slice of pumpkin pie! Each slice is $2.00. Do not cry…buy a pie!   Hey Newport! Support Eco Club is today, Friday, November 17, 2017, in the Green Genius Cafeteria Competition. Reduce your trash and be sure to compost! Remember – The school with the least amount of trash wins a fabulous prize!   NHS CISCO LAN Party is today, Friday, November 17, 2017, 3:30 PM – 11:30 PM, here at Newport High CTE Wing. This is an all ages event. Everyone is welcome. Included: Pizza and soda, competitive events and tournaments, console & PC, raffles, prizes include server computers and games. Tickets are at the door - $15 with computer and $20 to rent a computer. All proceeds benefit the schools of Antigua and Barbados in our annual effort to provide technology to underprivileged schools.   Bellevue Youth Council is running a Kids Coat Drive for local foster kids today through Friday, November 17, 2017. Please donate a new or gentle used coats and outerwear to the large brown boxes outside of the main office. Bring your donation by the end of this week. See the pink flyers for more information.   Hey Newport! Do you want to see short plays directed by fellow classmates Connor McKenna, Olivia Palmer, and Nick Stanton? Well now is your chance with this year’s One Acts! Come see One Acts November 17th and 18th at 7:00 pm in the theatre and is only $5.00 at the door. Hope to see you there!   Ms. Smith, our librarian, is leaving Newport High School after eight (8) years of being Newport’s librarian. Come show your appreciation by leaving a kind message you would like to tell Ms. Smith in the library on the back wall.   Senior Slide Show – Seniors! – Do you want to see pictures of you and your friends at graduation? Send your pictures to nhsseniorslide@gmail.com. Use the subject line in the email to identify those in the pictures.   Submit photos for Yearbook!!!  Submit early and often.  It is fast and easy.  You can submit from any laptop or desktop by going to hjeshare.com and entering password: newport (all lower case).  You can also download an App on any smartphone to submit on the fly.  From your App store search Hjeshare and download the Herff Jones App.  Use password: newport to submit photos. We are currently working on our fall sports and student life deadlines. Do not miss your opportunity to submit! Not sure, what page a photo might go on?  Do not worry, just submit and we will find a fit.     AWESOME COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY!  Is your student around during Thanksgiving break and need to earn community service hours?  Then, Newport Girls Basketball sponsors Western Washington's largest girls basketball tournament (Nov. 24th-26th) and we can use a lot of help!  We need help selling yummy concessions.  All shifts are three hours.  Students can work one shift or as many as they would like!  Grab a friend, stay warm, have fun and earn those hours! If interested, send contact information to Tracey at hsiatwins@yahoo.com.     This Week’s Student Events and Activities    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 (kempN@bsd405.org) in the counseling office, Peter Shin (ShinS@bsd405.org), or Mrs. Vanessa López-Kopp (lopezk@bsd405.org) in the library, if you have questions regarding BOOM.   Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook. A senior baby ad consists 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.   A few months ago, many of our music students submitted audition recordings to be considered for All-State Choir, Band, and Orchestra. Congratulations to the following students who were selected to participate in February’s All-State Honor Groups in Yakima, WA.
    • All-State Treble Choir: Anna Batra (soprano), Kimi Locke (soprano), Sissi Wang (soprano), Ilsa Weigel (soprano)
    • All-State Jazz Choir: Amy Li (soprano), Marques Locke (bass)
    • All-State Symphonic Choir: Jerry Li (bass), Sarah Shank (soprano), Loanne Vo (alto)
    • All-State Concert Band: Antonia Cai (clarinet), Patrick Kim (clarinet), Jason Menor (trumpet), Vaughn Rhinehart (trumpet), Masahiro Uchida (trombone)
    • All-State Wind Ensemble: Joshua Lee (oboe)
    • All-State Orchestra: Ryan Cho (viola), Brandon Xu (cello), Maggie Yu (violin)
This is a great honor for these students and they will do an amazing job of representing Newport at All-State.   Congratulations to Mitchell Murray for winning Newport Idol 2017!  Runners up were Jessica Fink and Ilsa Weigel.  Mitchell wooed the judges with his lyric, tuneful interpretation and beautiful tenor voice.  The audience agreed and voted him winner of Newport Idol 2017.  Big thanks to our master of ceremonies, Julie Guinasso and NTV and the technical stagecraft classes for help with the production.  Congratulations, Mitchell!       General Information    Did you miss the Senior meeting? Come to the office and pick up your Cap & Gown Packet from Jostens.   Do you have questions about Graduation? The senior web page is up to date on the Newport website.   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:   No School/Thanksgiving Break: Thursday & Friday, November 23rd & November 24th Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th 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.   Friday, November 17 Whitworth University – 3:30 PM     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.   PTA Reflections Competition - Newport participates in the PTA Reflections Competition for high school students. Calling all writers, artists, photographers, film producers, composers and choreographers: This year’s theme is Within Reach. Read the rules here. Newport High PTSA will collect submissions on November 27th. The Reflections form on the newportptsa.org site offers further instructions. Questions? lisa.shank@newportptsa.org   NEWPORT SKI SWAP VOLUNTEERS: THANK YOU FOR MAKING IT SUCH A SUCCESS. The Newport High School PTSA could not have this event without a large number of dedicated student volunteers.  The PTSA wants to make sure you get the credit for these community service hours.  Please note that the deadline to have your hours verified for the 2017 Newport Ski Swap is January 30, 2018.  Login into x2VOL through Naviance.  List Lisa Shank, Newport HS PTSA President as your volunteer supervisor.  Use newporthighptsa@gmail.com as the contact email address for supervisor verification.  If you do not remember how many hours you completed each day, send a separate email to newporthighptsa@gmail.com and PTSA will look it up on sign in sheets you completed at the swap.  Your claimed hours from x2VOL will be compared to the hours claimed on sheets completed at the swap.  Thanks again for your help.   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, November 16, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Thursday, November 16, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website Students please pick your school pictures in the Main Office before school, during lunch or after school.   Change in Schedule! We have a revised schedule next week. Please click here: Revised Schedule November 20-22, 2017   This Thursday, DECA wants to remind you to stay driven and do not lose your spirit. You are more than halfway to the weekend. Like all successful entrepreneurs, just power through it!   Pumpkin Pie Fundraiser – Hey Knights, do you like pie? Come and support the Sophomore class on November 17th after school by purchasing a slice of pumpkin pie! Each slice is $2.00. Do not cry…buy a pie!   Hey Newport! Support Eco Club this Friday, November 17, 2017, in the Green Genius Cafeteria Competition. Reduce your trash and be sure to compost! Remember – The school with the least amount of trash wins a fabulous prize!   NHS CISCO LAN Party is Friday, November 17, 2017, 3:30 PM – 11:30 PM, here at Newport High CTE Wing. This is an all ages event. Everyone is welcome. Included: Pizza and soda, competitive events and tournaments, console & PC, raffles, prizes include server computers and games. Tickets are at the door - $15 with computer and $20 to rent a computer. All proceeds benefit the schools of Antigua and Barbados in our annual effort to provide technology to underprivileged schools.   Bellevue Youth Council is running a Kids Coat Drive for local foster kids today through Friday, November 17, 2017. Please donate a new or gentle used coats and outerwear to the large brown boxes outside of the main office. Bring your donation by the end of this week. See the pink flyers for more information.   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 (kempN@bsd405.org) in the counseling office, Peter Shin (ShinS@bsd405.org), or Mrs. Vanessa López-Kopp (lopezk@bsd405.org) in the library, if you have questions regarding BOOM.   Hey Newport! Do you want to see short plays directed by fellow classmates Connor McKenna, Olivia Palmer, and Nick Stanton? Well now is your chance with this year’s One Acts! Come see One Acts November 17th and 18th at 7:00 pm in the theatre and is only $5.00 at the door. Hope to see you there!   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  Congratulations to Mary Elizabeth Adler & JJ Wheeler for bringing home the bronze medal from the iGEM competition in Boston! (International Genetically Engineered Machine competition—This is a worldwide synthetic biology competition).   Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook.  A senior baby ad consists 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.   Senior Slide Show – Seniors! – Do you want to see pictures of you and your friends at graduation? Send your pictures to nhsseniorslide@gmail.com. Use the subject line in the email to identify those in the pictures.   Submit photos for Yearbook!!!  Submit early and often.  It is fast and easy.  You can submit from any laptop or desktop by going to hjeshare.com and entering password: newport (all lower case).  You can also download an App on any smartphone to submit on the fly.  From your App store search Hjeshare and download the Herff Jones App.  Use password: newport to submit photos. We are currently working on our fall sports and student life deadlines. Do not miss your opportunity to submit! Not sure, what page a photo might go on?  Do not worry, just submit and we will find a fit.   NEWPORT SKI SWAP VOLUNTEERS: THANK YOU FOR MAKING IT SUCH A SUCCESS. The Newport High School PTSA could not have this event without a large number of dedicated student volunteers.  The PTSA wants to make sure you get the credit for these community service hours.  Please note that the deadline to have your hours verified for the 2017 Newport Ski Swap is January 30, 2018.  Login into x2VOL through Naviance.  List Lisa Shank, Newport HS PTSA President as your volunteer supervisor.  Use newporthighptsa@gmail.com as the contact email address for supervisor verification.  If you do not remember how many hours you completed each day, send a separate email to newporthighptsa@gmail.com and PTSA will look it up on sign in sheets you completed at the swap.  Your claimed hours from x2VOL will be compared to the hours claimed on sheets completed at the swap.  Thanks again for your help.   A few months ago, many of our music students submitted audition recordings to be considered for All-State Choir, Band, and Orchestra. Congratulations to the following students who were selected to participate in February’s All-State Honor Groups in Yakima, WA.
  • All-State Treble Choir: Anna Batra (soprano), Kimi Locke (soprano), Sissi Wang (soprano), Ilsa Weigel (soprano)
  • All-State Jazz Choir: Amy Li (soprano), Marques Locke (bass)
  • All-State Symphonic Choir: Jerry Li (bass), Sarah Shank (soprano), Loanne Vo (alto)
  • All-State Concert Band: Antonia Cai (clarinet), Patrick Kim (clarinet), Jason Menor (trumpet), Vaughn Rhinehart (trumpet), Masahiro Uchida (trombone)
  • All-State Wind Ensemble: Joshua Lee (oboe)
  • All-State Orchestra: Ryan Cho (viola), Brandon Xu (cello), Maggie Yu (violin)
This is a great honor for these students and they will do an amazing job of representing Newport at All-State.   Congratulations to Mitchell Murray for winning Newport Idol 2017!  Runners up were Jessica Fink and Ilsa Weigel.  Mitchell wooed the judges with his lyric, tuneful interpretation and beautiful tenor voice.  The audience agreed and voted him winner of Newport Idol 2017.  Big thanks to our master of ceremonies, Julie Guinasso and NTV and the technical stagecraft classes for help with the production.  Congratulations, Mitchell!   General Information  Did you miss the Senior meeting? Come to the office and pick up your Cap & Gown Packet from Jostens.   Do you have questions about Graduation? The senior web page is up to date on the Newport website.   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: No School/Thanksgiving Break: Thursday & Friday, November 23rd & November 24th Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th 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.   Thursday, November 16 Eastern Washington University – 3:30 PM   Friday, November 17 Whitworth University – 3:30 PM   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.   PTA Reflections Competition - Newport participates in the PTA Reflections Competition for high school students. Calling all writers, artists, photographers, film producers, composers and choreographers: This year’s theme is Within Reach. Read the rules hereNewport High PTSA will collect submissions on November 27th. The Reflections form on the newportptsa.org site offers further instructions. Questions? lisa.shank@newportptsa.org   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, November 15, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Wednesday, November 15, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website Students please pick your school pictures in the Main Office before school, during lunch or after school.   Change in Schedule! We have a revised schedule next week. Please click here: Revised Schedule November 20-22, 2017   It is Global Entrepreneurship Week! DECA is here to encourage you to become a better collaborator by listening just as much as you speak when working with your peers.   Congratulations to Mary Elizabeth Adler & JJ Wheeler for bringing home the bronze medal from the iGEM competition in Boston! (International Genetically Engineered Machine competition—This is a worldwide synthetic biology competition).   Hey Newport! Support Eco Club this Friday, November 17, 2017, in the Green Genius Cafeteria Competition. Reduce your trash and be sure to compost! Remember – The school with the least amount of trash wins a fabulous prize!   Link Crew Leaders want to thank their freshmen for being awesome!  Please come to the commons before school today, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, to get a quick snack.  1st come – 1st serve so be there early.  We will start serving at 7:30 and stop at 8:15!!   NHS CISCO LAN Party is Friday, November 17, 2017, 3:30 PM – 11:30 PM, here at Newport High CTE Wing. This is an all ages event. Everyone is welcome. Included: Pizza and soda, competitive events and tournaments, console & PC, raffles, prizes include server computers and games. Tickets are at the door - $15 with computer and $20 to rent a computer. All proceeds benefit the schools of Antigua and Barbados in our annual effort to provide technology to underprivileged schools.   Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook.  A senior baby ad consists 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.   Hey Newport! Do you want to see short plays directed by fellow classmates Connor McKenna, Olivia Palmer, and Nick Stanton? Well now is your chance with this year’s One Acts! Come see One Acts November 17th and 18th at 7:00 pm in the theatre and is only $5.00 at the door. Hope to see you there!   Pumpkin Pie Fundraiser – Hey Knights, do you like pie? Come and support the Sophomore class on November 17th after school by purchasing a slice of pumpkin pie! Each slice is $2.00. Do not cry…buy a pie!   Senior Slide Show – Seniors! – Do you want to see pictures of you and your friends at graduation? Send your pictures to nhsseniorslide@gmail.com. Use the subject line in the email to identify those in the pictures.   Submit photos for Yearbook!!!  Submit early and often.  It is fast and easy.  You can submit from any laptop or desktop by going to hjeshare.com and entering password: newport (all lower case).  You can also download an App on any smartphone to submit on the fly.  From your App store search Hjeshare and download the Herff Jones App.  Use password: newport to submit photos. We are currently working on our fall sports and student life deadlines. Do not miss your opportunity to submit! Not sure, what page a photo might go on?  Do not worry, just submit and we will find a fit.   Bellevue Youth Council is running a Kids Coat Drive for local foster kids today through Friday, November 17, 2017. Please donate a new or gentle used coats and outerwear to the large brown boxes outside of the main office. Bring your donation by the end of this week. See the pink flyers for more information.   NEWPORT SKI SWAP VOLUNTEERS: THANK YOU FOR MAKING IT SUCH A SUCCESS. The Newport High School PTSA could not have this event without a large number of dedicated student volunteers.  The PTSA wants to make sure you get the credit for these community service hours.  Please note that the deadline to have your hours verified for the 2017 Newport Ski Swap is January 30, 2018.  Login into x2VOL through Naviance.  List Lisa Shank, Newport HS PTSA President as your volunteer supervisor.  Use newporthighptsa@gmail.com as the contact email address for supervisor verification.  If you do not remember how many hours you completed each day, send a separate email to newporthighptsa@gmail.com and PTSA will look it up on sign in sheets you completed at the swap.  Your claimed hours from x2VOL will be compared to the hours claimed on sheets completed at the swap.  Thanks again for your help.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  Newport Speech and Debate team competed at Central Valley in Spokane at the “Bear Brawl Invitational”! Our Congress squad was dominant with all five members breaking to Super Congress with three senators placing 1st, 3rd, and 6th. Two of our four member LD squad broke to final rounds, and a member finished 5th in the Open Impromptu speech event. Special shout out to Sachi Madan, Sophie Liu and Casey Schoonover who achieved bids to the National Tournament of Champions! Congratulations to all who competed at CV!   Congratulations to our 2017 Newport High School Girls Swim & Dive team for winning the KingCo 4A Dual Meet Season. In post-season news: With 729 points, NHS SWIVE are the 2017 KingCo Girls Swim and Dive Champs. With 390 points, NHS SWIVE are the 2017 Sea King District II 4A Girls Champs. With 334 points, NHS SWIVE are the 2017 - 4A Girls State Swim & Dive Champs. GO KNIGHTS!   A few months ago, many of our music students submitted audition recordings to be considered for All-State Choir, Band, and Orchestra. Congratulations to the following students who were selected to participate in February’s All-State Honor Groups in Yakima, WA.
  • All-State Treble Choir: Anna Batra (soprano), Kimi Locke (soprano), Sissi Wang (soprano), Ilsa Weigel (soprano)
  • All-State Jazz Choir: Amy Li (soprano), Marques Locke (bass)
  • All-State Symphonic Choir: Jerry Li (bass), Sarah Shank (soprano), Loanne Vo (alto)
  • All-State Concert Band: Antonia Cai (clarinet), Patrick Kim (clarinet), Jason Menor (trumpet), Vaughn Rhinehart (trumpet), Masahiro Uchida (trombone)
  • All-State Wind Ensemble: Joshua Lee (oboe)
  • All-State Orchestra: Ryan Cho (viola), Brandon Xu (cello), Maggie Yu (violin)
This is a great honor for these students and they will do an amazing job of representing Newport at All-State.   Congratulations to Mitchell Murray for winning Newport Idol 2017!  Runners up were Jessica Fink and Ilsa Weigel.  Mitchell wooed the judges with his lyric, tuneful interpretation and beautiful tenor voice.  The audience agreed and voted him winner of Newport Idol 2017.  Big thanks to our master of ceremonies, Julie Guinasso and NTV and the technical stagecraft classes for help with the production.  Congratulations, Mitchell!   General Information  Did you miss the Senior meeting? Come to the office and pick up your Cap & Gown Packet from Jostens.   Do you have questions about Graduation? The senior web page is up to date on the Newport website.   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: No School/Thanksgiving Break: Thursday & Friday, November 23rd & November 24th Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th 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.   Thursday, November 16 Eastern Washington University – 3:30 PM   Friday, November 17 Whitworth University – 3:30 PM   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.   PTA Reflections Competition - Newport participates in the PTA Reflections Competition for high school students. Calling all writers, artists, photographers, film producers, composers and choreographers: This year’s theme is Within Reach. Read the rules hereNewport High PTSA will collect submissions on November 27th. The Reflections form on the newportptsa.org site offers further instructions. Questions? lisa.shank@newportptsa.org   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, November 14, 2017

Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, November 14, 2017   New Information – Click here to reach the Bellevue School District website Students please pick your school pictures in the Main Office before school, during lunch or after school.   There is a Student Senate meeting today.  All Senators please report to the lecture hall.   Are you interested in learning calligraphy? Come to Calligraphy Club today, November 14th at 3:45PM in room 2115. Food will be provided.   Congratulations to our 2017 Newport High School Girls Swim & Dive team for winning the KingCo 4A Dual Meet Season. In post-season news: With 729 points, NHS SWIVE are the 2017 KingCo Girls Swim and Dive Champs. With 390 points, NHS SWIVE are the 2017 Sea King District II 4A Girls Champs. With 334 points, NHS SWIVE are the 2017 - 4A Girls State Swim & Dive Champs. GO KNIGHTS!   It is Global Entrepreneurship Week! DECA is here to encourage you to become a better collaborator by listening just as much as you speak when working with your peers.   A few months ago, many of our music students submitted audition recordings to be considered for All-State Choir, Band, and Orchestra. Congratulations to the following students who were selected to participate in February’s All-State Honor Groups in Yakima, WA.
  • All-State Treble Choir: Anna Batra (soprano), Kimi Locke (soprano), Sissi Wang (soprano), Ilsa Weigel (soprano)
  • All-State Jazz Choir: Amy Li (soprano), Marques Locke (bass)
  • All-State Symphonic Choir: Jerry Li (bass), Sarah Shank (soprano), Loanne Vo (alto)
  • All-State Concert Band: Antonia Cai (clarinet), Patrick Kim (clarinet), Jason Menor (trumpet), Vaughn Rhinehart (trumpet), Masahiro Uchida (trombone)
  • All-State Wind Ensemble: Joshua Lee (oboe)
  • All-State Orchestra: Ryan Cho (viola), Brandon Xu (cello), Maggie Yu (violin)
This is a great honor for these students and they will do an amazing job of representing Newport at All-State.   Newport Speech and Debate team competed at Central Valley in Spokane at the “Bear Brawl Invitational”! Our Congress squad was dominant with all five members breaking to Super Congress with three senators placing 1st, 3rd, and 6th. Two of our four member LD squad broke to final rounds, and a member finished 5th in the Open Impromptu speech event. Special shout out to Sachi Madan, Sophie Liu and Casey Schoonover who achieved bids to the National Tournament of Champions! Congratulations to all who competed at CV!   Change in Schedule! We have a revised schedule next week. Please click here: Revised Schedule November 20-22, 2017   Senior Slide Show – Seniors! – Do you want to see pictures of you and your friends at graduation? Send your pictures to nhsseniorslide@gmail.com. Use the subject line in the email to identify those in the pictures.   This Week’s Student Events and Activities  NHS CISCO LAN Party is Friday, November 17th, 3:30 PM – 11:30 PM, here at Newport High CTE Wing. This is an all ages event. Everyone is welcome. Included: Pizza and soda, competitive events and tournaments, console & PC, raffles, prizes include server computers and games. Tickets are at the door - $15 with computer and $20 to rent a computer. All proceeds benefit the schools of Antigua and Barbados in our annual effort to provide technology to underprivileged schools.   Newport Class of 2018 Baby Ads! It is time to submit senior baby ads for the 2018 yearbook.  A senior baby ad consists 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.   Hey Newport! Do you want to see short plays directed by fellow classmates Connor McKenna, Olivia Palmer, and Nick Stanton? Well now is your chance with this year’s One Acts! Come see One Acts November 17th and 18th at 7:00 pm in the theatre and is only $5.00 at the door. Hope to see you there!   Pumpkin Pie Fundraiser – Hey Knights, do you like pie? Come and support the Sophomore class on November 17th after school by purchasing a slice of pumpkin pie! Each slice is $2.00. Do not cry…buy a pie!   General Information  Did you miss the Senior meeting? Come to the office and pick up your Cap & Gown Packet from Jostens.   Do you have questions about Graduation? The senior web page is up to date on the Newport website.   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.   Submit photos for Yearbook!!!  Submit early and often.  It is fast and easy.  You can submit from any laptop or desktop by going to hjeshare.com and entering password: newport (all lower case).  You can also download an App on any smartphone to submit on the fly.  From your App store search Hjeshare and download the Herff Jones App.  Use password: newport to submit photos. We are currently working on our fall sports and student life deadlines. Do not miss your opportunity to submit! Not sure, what page a photo might go on?  Do not worry, just submit and we will find a fit.   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: No School/Thanksgiving Break: Thursday & Friday, November 23rd & November 24th Winterfest Week: Monday, December 11th thru Friday, December 15th 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.   Thursday, November 16 Eastern Washington University – 3:30 PM   Friday, November 17 Whitworth University – 3:30 PM   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.   PTA Reflections Competition - Newport participates in the PTA Reflections Competition for high school students. Calling all writers, artists, photographers, film producers, composers and choreographers: This year’s theme is Within Reach. Read the rules hereNewport High PTSA will collect submissions on November 27th. The Reflections form on the newportptsa.org site offers further instructions. Questions? lisa.shank@newportptsa.org   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