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Newport Independent Schools launch apprenticeship program with Sims-Lohman – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

NEWPORT, Ky. — After Harold “Pete” Hamblin graduated from Newport High School in 2018, he enrolled at The University of Louisville. But he quickly ...

Newport schools rolls out system to check visitors against sex offender registry  WKRC TV Cincinnati

NEWPORT, Ky. (WKRC) - Local school districts are turning to technology to ensure safety for their students. In Newport, they've unveiled the RAPTOR system, ...

State diagnostic audits confirm the progress: Newport schools on path to improvement  User-generated content

Diagnostic Audits performed by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) show that the Newport Independent Schools are on a path to making key ...

Newport History Museum will host exhibit of photos by students at Newport High School tonight  User-generated content

The Newport History Museum @ The Southgate Street School will hold a photo exhibit by students of Newport High School tonight at 6 – 8 p.m.. “Celebrating ...

Your NKY team of the week: Newport boys basketball hopes experience leads to titles

Cincinnati Enquirer readers voted Newport High School boys basketball as the Northern Kentucky Team of the Week, based on votes tallied Jan. 4.

Orman, Seiter named to key positions at Newport Schools

Heather Orman hired as principal of Newport High School. Bob Seiter is new principal of Newport Intermediate School.

Photos: Newport High School Homecoming  The River City News

Newport High School celebrated its homecoming on Friday night.

Glory Days: Newport's Donna Murphy helped pave the way for girls basketball in Kentucky

Newport graduate Donna Murphy was Kentucky's first Miss Basketball and helped set standard for girls basketball in Kentucky.

Newport School of Innovation is an online learning program aimed at underserved students  User-generated content

Recognizing that all students are not suited for a traditional classroom setting, Newport Independent Schools has launched an online learning program that is ...

Newport High School selects Cincinnati native Kirkendall as new athletic director  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. As the new athletic director at Newport High School, Mario Kirkendall is very aware of the challenges he faces with the ...

Newport will honor successful teams, coach and long-time supporter with Hall of Fame inductions  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Three regional champion basketball teams, a successful coach and a long-time supporter will be inducted into ...

Good, Bad, Ugly: How NKY Schools Fared on ACT, State Tests  The River City News

The Kentucky Department of Education on Wednesday released its 2017-18 student assessment results, identifying the lowest-performing schools and those ...

Simon Kenton's Jon Cummins, Newport's Mirena Combs win state bowling titles

Northern Kentucky has a pair of new state champions. Mirena Combs of Newport High School and Jon Cummins of Simon Kenton High School won KHSAA ...

Newport High School brings back girls soccer after seven-year absence  WCPO Cincinnati

It will take baby steps to compete, but Newport High School is excited to bring back girls soccer.

Local High School Students Named to NKY Chamber's Youth Leadership Class  The River City News

Forty-five local high school juniors and seniors were selected for the 2020 Regional Youth Leadership (RYL) class at the Northern Kentucky Chamber of ...

Newport High School Re-Hires Football Coach Arrested in 2015  The River City News

Newport High School has re-hired its former head football coach who was suspended and later replaced in 2015 after being arrested on drug and other charges.

Newport names UC grad as new athletic director

Newport Independent School District announced Wednesday that Mario Kirkendall has been hired as its new Athletic Director.

Don Owen: From Newport baseball star to community icon, Jim Cutter credits success to mom  User-generated content

At first glance, I thought it was a mistake. Could a high school baseball player have really driven in 11 runs during a single game? Not just 11 RBI, but every run ...

Newport replaces arrested football coach Matt Schmitz with Dayton standout Joe Wynn

Newport names new football coach Joey Wynn. He replaces Matt Schmitz, who was re-hired in February after 3 years away and who resigned after an arrest.

Newport High School selects Wynn as varsity football head coach; Wildcats are 4-29 past three seasons  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. Joe Wynn has been selected as the new football head coach at Newport High School. Wynn, 27, played high school football ...

Newport High School Athletics Hall of Fame to Induct New Members  The River City News

Newport High School's Athletics Hall of Fame will induct new members next month.

Northern Kentucky 2018-2019 boys basketball: 5 story lines to watch

Northern Kentucky boys basketball is looming and here are five story lines to watch as the season progresses.

After getting a second chance, Newport football coach Matt Schmitz resigns after weekend arrest

A man who served as varsity football coach and teacher for Newport Intermediate Schools has resigned, school officials say.

Newport Football Coach Arrested Again, Resigns  The River City News

Four months ago, Newport Independent Schools announced that it had given.

KABC announces Region Coaches and Players of the Year  WYMT News

(WYMT) - The Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches would like to announce the 2019 Regional Players and Coaches of the Year. The KABC Player of the ...

Newport Schools Close to Naming New Principals  The River City News

The Newport Board of Education met the new athletics director and high school football coach at its monthly meeting.

Board leads the way to Newport schools' turnaround

Data released last fall shows Newport High School has gone from a 'dropout factory' to a 'proficient,' 'high-progress' school.

Today is Newport Independent Schools annual Home Visit Day tradition; students get to know teachers  User-generated content

The Newport Independent Schools will continue its award-winning annual tradition of teachers and staff spreading out across the city to meet with students and ...

Photos: Newport High School Class of 2017 Graduates  The River City News

The Newport High School Class of 2017 graduated on Friday night.71 seniors participated in the ceremony.

Family, friends gather at Newport High School for shooting victim  WXIX

Family members say D'Angelo Wilson was a recent graduate of Newport High School and was headed to college with aspirations to be a social worker.

Atkins named principal of Newport Primary School; main goal is to increase student achievement  User-generated content

Newport native Matt Atkins, who attended Newport Independent Schools and graduated from Newport High School in 2000, has been named Principal of ...

Newport rehires football coach 3 years after arrest; 'Everyone deserves a second chance'

Newport gives football coach Matt Schmitz a second chance after his 2015 arrest for marijuana possession, resisting arrest and public intoxication.

All Kentucky Comprehensive Support and Improvement Schools are not equal  Bluegrass Institute

Kentucky's new assessment and accountability information was released to the public today, and one area of great interest involves the schools that were ...

Don Owen: 'Game of Thrones' withdrawal? Here's a sports remedy — visions of future, past, present  User-generated content

A late spring or early summer without HBO's “Game of Thrones” is enough to send many of us into a state of withdrawal. But that's what we're facing as the eighth ...

Newport Independent Schools superintendent Middleton praises Board of Education  User-generated content

By Kelly Middleton Special to NKyTribune. The word “achievement” is used often in public education. We say it quite a bit — and strive for it even more — in the ...

Newport Graduates Showcased in New Video Series  The River City News

A new video series showcases the lives of Newport High School alumni.

High school hoops takeaways: Contenders, pretenders arise in Greater Cincinnati

A rundown of the latest headlines in preps basketball from Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

KABC announces 2019 Regional Players, Coaches of the Year  WKYT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- The Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches would like to announce the 2019 Regional Players and Coaches of the Year.

McGrath, Massie Highlight NKY Memorial Day Parades  The River City News

Memorial Day brings a lot of parades across Northern Kentucky.

Newport school building to become apartments

Carmel, Ind.-based CRG Residential beat out five other developers to purchase the Newport Intermediate School building on Fourth Street in Newport.

Newport HS students join nationwide demonstration to remember Parkland, Florida shooting victims  User-generated content

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor. Shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday hundreds of Newport High School students poured out of the building and braved ...

Former Newport head coach Schmitz rehired to guide struggling Wildcats football program  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. A familiar face is returning as the football head coach at Newport High School. Newport interim athletic director Paul Baker ...

Revisiting Court Decision Involving NKY Schools and Kentucky Education  The River City News

Jack Moreland had been expecting a call on the morning of June 8, 1989. It had been six months and one day since the Dayton Independent superintendent ...

Two in a row for Elizabethtown High School in Poetry Out Loud state championship; NKY well represented  User-generated content

Elizabethtown High School senior Mary Kate Godfrey emerged as t he state champion March 5 in Kentucky's Poetry Out Loud State Finals at Frankfort's Grand ...

Glory Days: Former West Virginia Tech football players honor coach Roy Lucas Sr.

About 40 former West Virginia Tech football players honored legendary coach Roy Lucas Sr. at a May 4 reception in Forest Park.

Newport Independent Schools to host poverty simulation; 30 percent of residents live in poverty  User-generated content

Newport Independent Schools certified teaching staff will learn the harsh realities of living in poverty – like many of the school district's families – on Tuesday, ...

Old-School Debutante Ball Comes to Newport - with Mission to Build Girls' Confidence  The River City News

The traditional debutante ball returns to Northern Kentucky this weekend - with some updates.

Newport HS one of 24 schools in KY recognized for high achievement in attaining career readiness  User-generated content

Newport High School is one of just 24 schools in Kentucky that have been recognized for its students' high achievement in attaining Career Readiness by the ...

Newport may get another housing boost with new apartments at site of old intermediate school  WCPO Cincinnati

The site of the old Newport Intermediate School on Fourth Street may soon be occupied by higher-end apartments come the first part of 2018.

School spending transparency – When are we going to get it?  Bluegrass Institute

How much does my child's school really spend each year? It's a very reasonable question, one we get asked at the Bluegrass Institute. Unfortunately, we've had ...

Rose at 30: The landmark Supreme Court decision that changed the course of KY public education  User-generated content

By Brenna R. Kelly Kentucky School Boards Association. Jack Moreland had been expecting a call on the morning of June 8, 1989. It had been six months and ...

Notebook: Shay Horton climbs the rankings for Ryle wrestling program

UNION – Ryle has a deep history of accomplished wrestlers. The best of the best are pictured prominently in the gymnasium for everyone to see. Senior Shay ...

Highlands coach Jaime Walz Richey focuses on her players, not her wins

Highlands girls basketball coach Jaime Richey picked up 300th win in November.

With its focus on the next generation, Newport's Nexigen creates a different class of IT service  WCPO

Tech Defenders is a student-focused program by Newport-basedNexigen, an information technology services company. The company, with a big presence at ...

Ryle wrestlers win three matches in Region 6 finals to score points team needed for championship trophy  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Ryle wrestlers won three matches in the Region 6 championship finals on Saturday to provide the points their ...

Raising Cane's opens on US 27  NKU The Northerner Online

Raising Cane's opened their new location in Cold Spring on Tuesday. The fast-casual chicken restaurant is located right outside of campus on Alexandria Pike ...

St. Elizabeth launches Game of The Month program for Northern Kentucky high school sports  User-generated content

St. Elizabeth Healthcare has partnered with In-Game Sports to launch its new Game of The Month program for Northern Kentucky high school sports on Monday.

How Northern Kentucky High Schools Rank in Latest U.S. News List  The River City News

U.S. News & World Report is out with its latest rankings of American high schools and in Kentucky, two of the top ten are found in Northern Kentucky.

Here's where free summer meals are available for children in the Tri-State  WCPO

Summer can mean skipped meals for many living in poverty.

See how Newport schools help tackle poverty  WCPO

Newport Intermediate School's students are about as diverse a group as Northern Kentucky kids can be. But there's one important thing they all have in common.

Newport Student Named Governor's Scholar, Scores Perfectly on English Section of ACT  The River City News

The Newport Board of Education celebrated the achievements of multiple students at its recent meeting.

Officers Honored for Heroic Actions in Newport  The River City News

Newport is a small city but it's police officers often find themselves facing big city situations.

High school football playoff preview: Rundown of 20 area postseason games

Here's a rundown, including writers' picks, of all 20 area prep football games this weekend.

Lawsuit against Newport Independent Schools by Somerset High football player dismissed  User-generated content

A lawsuit filed against the Board of Education of Newport Independent Schools by a visiting football player who claimed he received a serious infection from the ...

NKU collects 800th all-time win during 102-38 romp over Wilmington in season opener  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. In terms of postseason ramifications, it meant absolutely nothing. But Northern Kentucky University's 102-38 romp over ...

Newport High 1 of 24 Schools in Kentucky Recognized for Career Readiness  The River City News

Newport High School is one of just 24 schools in Kentucky that have been recognized for its students' high achievement in attaining Career Readiness by the ...

High school hoops takeaways: Moeller, Walton-Verona notch impressive early-season wins

The key storylines across the preps basketball landscape from both sides of the river.

Newport Schools Sending Five Teams to State Technology Competition  The River City News

Five teams from the Newport Independent School District have qualified for the Kentucky Department of Education's Student Technology Leadership Program ...

NKY Notebook: Skateboarding flourishes under bridge in Newport

The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Skate Park in Newport in August just added its biggest piece.

With 'smart city' initiative, Newport envisions Wi-Fi access for everyone, other tech improvements  WCPO

A new tech initiative should make Wi-Fi available to everyone in Newport and offer other improvements.

Don Owen: Instead of a story of redemption, Newport watches sad repeat as Schmitz squanders chance  User-generated content

In most professions, a second chance is the symbolic line of demarcation that separates redemption and risk. Any hiring manager is well aware of that boundary ...

Newport School District Thanks Pompilio's, Retiring Teachers  The River City News

The Newport Board of Education listened to a short presentation from Grady Brown, who has been the Energy Manager for the district for the last nine years.

Newport Superintendent Rated Highly by Board of Education, Contract Renewed 4 More Years  The River City News

The Newport Board of Education went over the report card for Superintendent Kelly Middleton on Wednesday night.

Introducing the 2018-2019 All-Enquirer preseason boys, girls basketball teams

Introducing the 2018-2019 All-Enquirer preseason basketball teams, a new tradition to kick off the hoops seasons in Ohio and Northern Kentucky.

Locals Create Newport DIY Skate Park Under I-471 Bridge  WVXU

A group of local skaters has designed and constructed a skate park under the I-471 bridge near Newport High School. Dubbed the Newport DIY , the park was.

All “A” Classic: Beechwood wins first-ever regional basketball title on stickback basket as time expires  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Duncan Baugh made the biggest field goal in the history of the Beechwood boys' basketball program Saturday ...

72-year-old Kentucky man receives apology for racism experienced on high school basketball team  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A former high school basketball player has received an apology for racism nearly 60 years after the fact. Eugene Britton Carter, age ...

Trip to the Aronoff Center helps Newport High Students prepare for performance  User-generated content

In preparation for their upcoming production of “Annie”, the Newport High School (NHS) Performing Arts program recently took the 35 students who are in the ...

Reports: Woman 'infatuated' by Columbine shooting found dead after manhunt  USA TODAY

Police said the woman, Sol Pais, 18, traveled from Miami to Colorado and bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition.

Newport school district gets Project Lead the Way $30k grant to bring STEM education to every student  User-generated content

The Newport Independent School District has received a $30,000 grant from Project Lead the Way (PLTW) to bring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math ...

Kentucky Wildcats give coach John Schlarman game ball after emotional win against Florida

Former Highlands High School standout John Schlarman has continued to work through chemo treatments.

Bellevue Schools losing its leader

After nearly 40 years in education, Wayne Starnes will retire at the end of the month.

These Newport Sports Legends Will Have Their Jerseys Retired  The River City News

Newport High School will retire the numbers of two prominent sports figures of the school's past on Thursday between the junior-varsity and varsity basketball ...

Did football field give player infection?

The cut a visiting football player sustained in Nov. 2013 on the field at Newport High School has led to a lawsuit against two school districts.

Photos: Hoxworth Blood Drive at Newport High School  The River City News

Twice a year, Newport High School hosts Hoxworth for an in-house blood drive.

Trial date set for 2014 killing of Newport grad  WCPO

NEWPORT, Ky. — More than a year after her son's death, Shelly Trautman said her family is still waiting for justice. When you walk into Trautman's home in ...

Mike Murphy devoted most of his life to coaching Northern Kentucky high school football players  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Mike Murphy, an outstanding high school athlete and football coach in Northern Kentucky, passed away last ...

Prospect breakdown: 2018 opens with strong outings

The Tristate does not lack for high school athletic talent. Here's a look at some of the area's top prospects and how they fared during this weekend. 10. Highlands ...

Newport honors seven police officers for heroism in three critical incidents in the city  User-generated content

The City of Newport recently recognized seven police officers for their heroic and courageous actions in three separate incidents in the city. The city recognized ...

Newport Football Coach Apologizes After Arrest  The River City News

The head football coach at Newport High School apologized Monday morning after being arrested. Matthew Schmitz, 33, was booked in Campbell County on ...

Skateboarders rally to create colorful mural  WCPO

NEWPORT, Ky. -- The Newport DIY skatepark got a facelift last weekend when some of the skaters donated their time and talents to create a mural on the ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

This Building Used to Be Part of Trauth Dairy, but Its New Use Saves Newport Some Money  The River City News

The building that Trauth Dairy once used to maintain its hefty fleet is now in the possession of the City of Newport.

Sale of old church brings 'blessings' to poor

Sale of St. Mark's divided among local charities and nonprofits.

Newport Schools Plan for One-Time Windfall, Honor Boone Superintendent  The River City News

The Newport Board of Education decided Wednesday night to set aside money made on some recent sales.

Newport Schools Strengthen Smoking Ban, Honor Students' Achievements  The River City News

The Newport Board of Education honored several groups from the schools and also was treated to a presentation Wednesday nig.

A legacy of success, pressure to uphold family name helps Terry Connor excel as AD at Thomas More  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. Many people bring a framed photograph of their family to the office as a reminder of what motivates them the most in life.

Chamber's Regional Youth Leadership class of 2018 building leadership skills, community involvement  User-generated content

Special to NKyTribune. The Regional Youth Leadership program through the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce provides high school juniors who ...

Newport City Commissioner Hayden to seek seat being vacated by retiring Judge Popovich  User-generated content

Newport City Commissioner John Hayden announced his candidacy today for the Campbell County District Court Judgeship being vacated by retiring Judge ...

YWCA awards ten Mamie Earl Sells scholarships, one goes to Janiah Miller of Newport  User-generated content

Ten high school females have been awarded scholarships through the YWCA's Mamie Earl Sells Scholars program. Presented by Kroger, the YWCA Mamie ...

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