Newport resident Adrienne Haylor was among the 4 outside candidates to file declarations of candidacy on Monday.

“I turned in my declaration of candidacy papers, 8:30 this morning for the Newport Public School Committee. I am a first time candidate. I retired from a 15 year career in education in June 2015, returned to my hometown of Newport and have actively been following the course of the NPS, attending school committee meeting on a regular basis, as well as the NPS and city council liaison meetings, budget workshops and city council meetings,” Hayor told What’sUpNewp on Monday evening.

Sandra J. Flowers (Incumbent), Jo Eva Gaines (Incumbent), Thomas S. Phelan, Kathleen M. Silvia (Incumbent) and David C. Hanos, JR. (Incumbent) join Haylor in being the Newport School Committee Candidates who have currently declared candidacy for the November 8th election.
“My interest in the running for this committee, is to provide the best educational programs for all students and their success’., with an understanding of curriculum, school finances, budget process, state and federal funding.
I am a product of NPS and want to assist in revitalizing the pride in our city school district,” Haylor said.

June 27, 28 and 29 are the dates in 2016 for filing declarations to be candidates in primaries or to be independent candidates in the general election. Candidates for federal office and independent presidential electors file with the Department of State’s Elections Division. Candidates for gerneral assembly, local offices, district committees and local committees file with local boards of canvassers where the candidate is registered to vote.

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