Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: Newton Public Schools
  • Street Address: 308 East First
  • City: Newton
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Kansas
  • Zip Code: 67114

Submitted By

  • Name: Spencer Pollock
  • Title: Member
  • Firm name (if different than entity): McDonald Hopkins PLC
  • Telephone Number: 4104562741
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Attorney

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 5
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 10545
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 03/23/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 02/19/2024
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Financial Account Number or Credit/Debit Card Number (in combination with security code, access code, password or PIN for the account)

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 03/15/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Newton_-_Adult_Notice_Letter_Redacted_33344175v1.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: Credit monitoring and identity theft protection services