Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, May 7, 2019


New Information

The May Student Senate meeting will take during 3rd period on Tuesday, May 7th.  All senators please attend.


KASC/Iris Frye Library, in collaboration with Chemistry faculty and your RTS, will sponsor the first annual Climate, and Tech Innovation Fair on June 5th. Please consider presenting on a climate change impact; or in making a Green Tech Innovation Pitch to our Sharks! Please see Dr. Busch or email at buschj@bsd405.org for more information.


Prom Tickets and Guest Passes: Attention, Class of 2019! Prom ticket sales will be taking place the week of SBA testing, which is from May 20 to 24, in addition to the Tuesday of the next week (May 28). We will be selling tickets during lunches and after school. However, because there will be SBA testing, there is one lunch for all students. Information about Guest Passes and pricing is posted on the NHS website: 2019 Prom Ticket Sales


SBA Testing starts May 20th and runs through May 24th: Click here for bell schedule This is a modified schedule. Grades 9th and 12th will have a delayed start.


Class of 2019 – Graduation Tickets: All seniors receive four (4) complimentary tickets. Ages 2 and above require a ticket for entry. Tickets can be purchased online until June 14, 2019 at Touchbase for $5 each – no limit. Additional tickets may be purchased on June 17, 2019, at Newport, after graduation rehearsal.


You are invited and encouraged to attend Junior Parent Night – College Application Preview Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7pm to 8:30pm in the Performing Arts Center. Have a question for the admissions panel? Use this link to submit your questions: Questions for our Admissions Panel

This evenings focus will be on:

  • College Application Timeline
  • Application Process
  • What you can do over the summer
  • College List – Finding at least 3-7 Good Fit schools
  • And more


General Information

Graduation Question? Check out the Everything Graduation Page


AP testing is THIS week – May 6th – May 17th.  Morning exams need to arrive at 7:30am and afternoon exams arrive at 12:30pm. Be on time! Be at the right location! Bring your ID, pens, pencils and your student pack! AP Testing Schedule & Locations can be found here AP Testing Information


Are you interested being on the morning announcements team next year? If you are, click here: NHS Morning Announcements and complete the online application.


The Seattle Times is looking for students to share their stories and writing as part of their Students Voices features. Are you a student who thinks education should be different? Apply to be a part of the Seattle Times Student Voices program. To apply, click here.


The Bellevue School District High School Summer program is designed for students to improve proficiency, increase their grade and earn credit. Space in the High School Summer Program is limited. Students will be enrolled on a first come, first serve basis. Once classes are full, students may be placed on a wait list. Click here for the enrollment process. Enrollment deadline is 4pm Friday, June 21, 2019.



Dates to Remember:

AP World History Review – Newport PAC – Saturday, May 11, 2019 – 8am – 12pm

AP Econ Review – Newport Lecture Hall – Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – 3:10 – 5pm

AP World Review – Newport Lecture Hall – Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – 3:00 – 5pm

AP Econ Review – Newport Lecture Hall – Thursday, May 16, 2019 – 3:10 – 5pm

AP Testing Window – May 6 – May 17, 2019 – Multiple Locations

SBA Testing – 10th & 11th Grades – May 20 – May 24, 2019 – Special Schedule – See above

Grad Knight Bus Sign Ups – Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – 1:30pm – 3pm

No School: Memorial Day – Monday, May 27, 2019

Class Officer Campaign Week – May 27 – May 31, 2019

Honor Society Induction Ceremony – Newport PAC – Tuesday, May 28, 2019 – 6:00 – 9:00pm

Grad Knight Bus Sign Ups – Wednesday, May 29, 2019 – 1:30pm – 3pm

Athletics & Activities Night for INCOMING 9th Grade – Newport Main Gym – Thursday, May 30, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:30pm

Junior Parent Night – Newport PAC – Thursday, May 30, 2019 – 7:00 – 9:00pm

Grad Knight Bus Sign Ups – Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – 1:30pm – 3pm

Queens Classic Football – Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – 4pm

Senior AP Cape & Cord / Cap & Gown Distribution – NHS Commons – Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – After School

Locker Clean Out – All Grades – Newport HS – Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – After School

Teaching Academy Graduation – Newport PAC – Thursday, June 13, 2019 – 7pm

Last Day of School – Friday, June 21, 2019




King County Library System: Life After High School Programs


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


Knight Valor is a Newport High School PTSA program designed to recognize students who have completed 140 or more community service hours during high school. Click here for Application Details. Application deadline is May 22, 2019.


In 1987, Newport High School parent Carla Vendeland created the PTSA Knight Valor program recognizing Newport High School students who made a difference in their community through their extraordinary volunteer efforts. Mrs. Vendeland passed away in 1994. In her memory and in honor of her dedication to our community, the Carla B. Vendeland Scholarship was established in 1996. This year, one male and one female student will be awarded $1,000 each. To qualify for the scholarship, students must be: 1) a graduating senior; and 2) earned the PTSA Knight Valor Award (a minimum of 140 hours of community service). Application deadline is May 24, 2019. Click here for Application Details


College & Career Center News

Visit the College & Career Center webpage for additional news and information.


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=


PTSA – Notes

PTA website: http://newportptsa.org/

Parents: Sign up to receive class specific information from your PTSA Class Liaison. Contact your liaison via the email below:

Class of 2019 (Senior)newportclass2019@gmail.com

Class of 2020 (Junior)nhsclassof2020@gmail.com



Useful Links:

Bellevue School District Home Page

Newport High School

NHS Bell Schedules

BSD Emergency Closures