Rogers High School, home of the Vikings, is the public high school serving the residents of Newport. Its principal is…More Patti DiCenso.
It opened in its current location on Wickham Road in 1957. Students enroll in general, college prep or honors courses. Nine Advanced Placement classes are also offered to students in grades 10 to 12.
Three world language programs are available. Students may study Spanish or French for the full four years, or German for three years. In addition to a variety of English, math, science and social studies classes, Rogers High also offers options in music, JROTC and fine arts. Also on campus is the Newport Area Career and Technical Center, where students can gain vocational skills.
Newport Yacht Club 110 Long Wharf, Newport, RI02840 The Newport Yacht Club is located at the entrance to Newport, just past the Gateway Center on Long Wharf in the…More northeast corner of the harbor. Home to the Rogers High School Sailing team, the Newport Yacht Club plays host or sponsors two premier sailing races: the Bermuda ONE TWO and the OSTA. A membership is required to use the facility unless you are a member's guest or relative.
Ballard Park is Newport's only nature preserve. Located near Hazard and Wickham roads, near Rogers High School,…More this space spans nearly 13 acres and has been designated for conservation, education and passive recreation.
The park was a gift to the city in 1990 by Carol C. Ballard. Diverse in wildlife and foliage, Ballard Park is frequently the location for community events. The non-profit Friends of Ballard Park actively works to protect the space.
Newport Area Career and Technical Center 15 Wickham Rd, Newport, RI02840 The Newport Area Career and Technical Center, housed in Rogers High School, aims to prepare students for entry-level…More employment and post-secondary education. Its faculty and staff expect that students will acquire of a body of knowledge, communicate effectively, think critically and work both cooperatively and independently to solve problems. Students are also expected to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the rights and responsibilities necessary to learn, live and work in a culturally diverse and democratic society. Courses are offered in business apprenticeship, web page design, automotive technology, cosmetology and many other vocations.