Newport schools receives AEGIS grant

“The Power of Invention: from 1878 through 1888” is to be held at the Jacksonport State Park July 19-23. Students going into grades sixth through ninth may apply for this free educational opportunity, and the registration form will be available on the school website at newportschools.org beginning April 15.

Newport School District has been chosen by the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, and the Office and Gifted and Talented and Advanced Placement, for an Academic Enrichment for Gifted/Talented In Summer Program.

“The Power of Invention: from 1878 through 1888” is scheduled to be held at the Jacksonport State Park July 19-23, 2021 from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m.

Students going into grades sixth through ninth may apply for this free educational opportunity, and the registration form will be available on the school website at newportschools.org beginning April 15. There are 24 slots available for the camp.

Students will be exploring the inventions of the phonograph, light bulb, seismograph, roller coaster, and camera.

Students who are interested in science, art, and innovation will enjoy this opportunity at the beautiful Jacksonport Museum and State Park located on the White River in Jackson County. Two Science teachers, Mike Steele and Shawna Talley, and GT Specialist Ginger Willis will be facilitating the camp.

For more information contact Ronnie Kay Erwin, Director of Programs at Newport Schools at (870) 523-1311, touch #1 for administration or by email at rkerwin@ newportschools.org.

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