Newport High School – Weekly Bulletin – September 14 -18, 2020    


2020-2021 Newport High School Virtual Class Schedule: 


Knight Insights: Message from Principal Yahoudy


General Information   

If your student will be missing class, please email: NHSattendance@bsd405.org   


Art in Action Club would love to invite NHS students to join in- click the link for more information and/orto sign upArt In Action Interest Form 


Newport HS Textbook and Materials Distribution – Monday, September 14th – Thursday, September 17thNewport High School’s distribution of textbooks and materials will take place Monday 9/14/2020 – Thursday 9/17 via a defined student schedule (see below) Please arrive during your designated time ONLY. 

  • Newport High School students will pick up their books and materials without a parent present. (Parents must stay in cars) 
  • Students must bring a pen or pencil 
  • Masks are required 
  • Please maintain physical distancing 
  • Picking up books and materials will take about 10-15 minutes for students to complete 
  • Parking and Drop Off 
  • Please park and drop off students in the West Lot 
  • Please remain in your parking space.  Students will exit the building and walk back to your vehicle. 
  • If you cannot make your scheduled time please plan to come the afternoon of 9/17, 12:30pm-4:30pm. 

Students who still have PE and Hallway Locker belongings to pick up may do so during their designated time, as well as yearbooks. 

If anyone in your family has COVID-19 symptoms, or has had contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 or is still in their isolation period for testing positive for COVID-19 do NOT pick up books and materials during this week. Contact your school to make alternate arrangement. 

Schedule here  (Please ONLY arrive during your scheduled time). 

IMPORTANT: Students must have a copy of their student schedule WHEN THEY ARRIVE for textbook distribution. Schedules can be found on StudentVUE/ParentVUE. For assistance in finding this information, click here: Viewing Class Schedule-StudentVUE  


Fall 2020 Guide for Families – Bellevue School District families are invited to explore the Fall 2020 Guide for Families. This guidebook is intended to provide you with information to support your student’s success as we begin the 2020-2021 school year. 


Offering Insights into the College Experience: Sunday, September 27, 1:00 PM via Zoom – Wondering what a college experience is like? The Seattle Advocates for Education is hosting a free online College Experience Panel, with speakers from Stanford, Harvard, Brown, Penn, Cornell, and Berkeley to talk to you!  Gain insight on the college experience to learn about specific colleges, social life, internships, research, studying, and more. Ask your questions during the Q&A! Learn more & sign up at zmurl.com/college-experience. Limited spots available!


Need Technology Help or Pick Up a Device?Students and families can get technology support by phone, email or in-person, which includes picking up equipment. All students have access to the district’s Student How-To Guides online. Sometimes, restarting a device can solve basic issues. 




  • Monday through Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Parents and students call (425) 456-4321 

In-Person at Tech Centers 

Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  – Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

  • General tech support for issues that are difficult to resolve via email or phone 
  • Curbside device pick-up/exchange (starting September 3) 
  • Staff and visitors will follow guidelines for minimizing the risk of COVID-19 


Tech Center at Newport High School
4333 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA 98006 

Enter the Visitor parking lot off 124th Ave on the west side of the school. If entering from Factoria Blvd, continue along Knight Ct (SE 44th St) around the north side of the school building, to the Visitor parking lot. The door to the Tech Center (which is in the gym) is immediately to the right as you head towards the main entrance. 

Tech Center at Sammamish High School
100 140th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98005 

Come into the main driveway on the west side of the school and go to the parking area near the main stairs.  


Upcoming Dates & Reminders 

Wednesday, September 16 – Family Forum for Multilingual Learners – 5:30pm Watch this live event in Microsoft Teams. 

Monday, September 21 – Ninth Grade Reading Test (Star Testing) – Per 1-4

Tuesday, September 22 – Ninth Grade Reading Test (Star Testing – Per 5-7

Wednesday, September 23 – Family Forum for Multilingual Learners – 5:30pm Watch this live event in Microsoft Teams. 

Wednesday, September 23 – Newport Curriculum Night – 6pm (Virtual Presentation)  

Sunday, September 27 – Insights Into the College Experience via Zoom – 1pm – Click link to sign upzmurl.com/college-experience. 

Friday, October 9 – NO SCHOOL – Professional Development Day 


KCLS News   

King County Library System: https://kcls.org/ 


College & Career Center News    

College visits are intended for students only. The following is an abbreviated list for the coming week. Please visit the College & Career Center webpage for additional news and information.  


Athletics & ASB Activities:   

Newport HS Athletics 

NHS Activities 


Club Directory 


Useful Links:    

Bellevue School District Home Page   

Newport High School 

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