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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Jan 12

School Board Seeks Input On Superintendent Search

Posted on January 12, 2018 at 9:35 AM by Communications Department

Public hearing scheduled and online survey open 

nnpsThe Newport News School Board is offering the community an opportunity to provide comment on the qualities they wish to see in the school division's next superintendent. The public hearing to gather community input on the superintendent search is 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, during the School Board meeting in the administration building auditorium located at 12465 Warwick Boulevard in Newport News. The public hearing is being broadcast live on NNPS-TV (Cox Channel 47/Verizon FiOS Channel 17) and on the web at

Parents, students, staff and members of the community are also invited to provide input with an online survey that’s available through January 21. NNPS School Board appointed Brian Nichols as the acting Superintendent of Schools to guide the daily operations of the school in December following the retirement of Superintendent Ashby Kilgore.