Who We Are
The Newaygo Public Schools are located in beautiful Newaygo County in the heart of West Michigan's four season recreational area. Newaygo County is located 40 miles east of Muskegon, Michigan and 45 miles north of Grand Rapids, Michigan and is home to 24 lakes, 356 miles of rivers and streams and over 100,000 acres of national forest.
The district's student enrollment is 1,685 students who attend excellent maintained facilities. There are two elementary buildings, a middle school and a high school. The district employs 90 professionals and 50 support staff to accommodate the student body.
We value the partnerships that we have with parents & our community that has resulted in higher student achievement.
|‹ September 2018 ›|
College and Career Night Out
October 4, 2018
College and Career Night Out is a fun evening designed to help you explore college and career possibilities, gather scholarship information, and find out more about financial aid! There will be free pizza, great informational sessions, and the opportunity to meet with representatives from colleges, universities, trade schools, career training programs, and military branches.
Eat free pizza and meet with college advisors and high school counselors in the cafetorium. Be sure to sign in at the front entrance.
5:30-6 p.m. | Informational sessions
Finding Money for College
College costs keep rising, but there’s a lot of financial aid out there! Come learn about college affordability options, from federal and state aid to community-based scholarship programs.
How to Choose a College
Unsure what college to attend? Newaygo County college advisors will lead a discussion to help guide you toward the school and career path that suits you best!
Top Ways to Prepare for College While in High School
Curious to know what a college is actually looking for in a high school student? Wondering how you might prepare for your next step after high school? Join a high school counselor and college advisor as they discuss how to effectively use your time in high school to prepare for college. Learn about what colleges look for and how you can prepare, starting as early as a freshman, to set yourself up for success in college and beyond.
6-7:30 p.m. | College fair
Meet with representatives from colleges, universities, trade schools, career training programs, and military branches. There will be opportunities to learn more about the FAFSA, Michigan Works! West Central, Telamon, and scholarships available through Fremont Area Community Foundation and Gerber Foundation. Information about Early College Newaygo County, Newaygo County Area Promise Zone, and the Newaygo County Career-Tech Center’s vocational programming will also be available.
College and Career Night Out is brought to you in partnership by Fremont Area Community Foundation and WE CAN! Newaygo County.
Questions? Contact WE CAN! Newaygo County at 231.924.8857.
Newaygo, MI 49337
Inspiring all to seize opportunities, explore interests and achieve potential.
In collaboration with parents and community, NPS will provide every student with an enriched academic foundation in a safe environment that will encourage individuals to be confident in their abilities and inspired to succeed.
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