Lehman Riley, author of The Adventures of Papa Lemon's Little Wanderers children's book series, visited Newport on November 16th! Riley's series explores the diversity of our nation and the history and life of his grandfather, Papa Lemon. Students enjoyed the visit from Riley and listening to his stories.
Newport Elementary took part in Bully Prevention month throughout October. The month kicked off with an anti-bully run where all grades participated. Throughout the month, students designed the sidewalks with positive messages of kindness and also took a pledge against bullying!
To support their efforts to provide universal access to high-quality pre-kindergarten programs, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, and local legislators visited a preschool classroom at Newport Elementary School in District 833 on March 20.