What’s Up Newp is passing on the following information that the City of Newport has provided;

If you’re a parent of a Newport Public Schools student, please be sure to take note of the following important information:

Meals are also being offered through Grab & Go Bags every Monday – Friday at Pell Elementary School from 12 – 1 p.m. & at the Martin Luther King Center from 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Chromebooks are being distributed for students in Pell Elementary School and Thompson Middle School today and tomorrow, Friday, March 20th. Details on
which door to go to for your child’s grade level has been posted on the School Department’s mobile app.

Pell Elementary School students can pick up their laptops on: Thurs. from 12 – 6 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

TMS student laptops will be distributed on: Thurs. from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. & 3:30 – 6 p.m.; or Friday from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 – 4 p.m.

For more information on the School Department’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit www.NPSRI.net

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).