Newport School District and the Jackson County School District kicked off the 2018-19 school year Monday, August 13th. The students were greeted by cheerful smiles and welcoming hugs from staff and administration. Newport Elementary rolled out the red carpet for the students at each entrance. The red carpets were lined with cheering community members showing support for Newport’s future and the student’s return to academic life. Pictured are Hudson Hindsley and Cade Dunn walking the red carpet.