Ms. Shannon Martin is the new Principal for the Newport Middle High School. The Newport School Board voted unanimously to hire Ms. Martin who is currently the principal at Black River Middle High School in Ludlow Vt. Prior to taking her current position in 2014, Martin taught for Newport High School for seven years in the Science Department. Ms. Martin was offered a starting salary of $88,000 for the 2017-18 school year.
Martin will team up with Ms. Suzanne Boyington who will be the Associate Principal for the middle school. Boyington was the second finalist for the job. She joined the Newport School District in August 2016 as Assistant Principal. Boyington is currently the interim principal at Newport Middle High School