Welcome to North Shore Middle School

Mission Statement
To help develop each student to be emotionally, mentally, morally, physically and socially prepared to take his/her place in an ever-changing society.
Vision
The vision of NSMS is to prepare and lead the students of NSMS to be ready to enter high school with the skills needed to graduate in four years through rigorous instruction, and by offering classes where students can earn high school credit towards their graduation requirements while in middle school.

 

 

NSMS celebrates 2015 Teacher & Rookie of the Year!

North Shore Middle School celebrated the announcement of their 2015 Teacher of the Year and Rookie of the Year with the help of the school's band, counseling and administrative teams.

Mr. Chris Penny, an 8th grade Algebra teacher and 7-year veteran, was named the school's Teacher of the Year. Penny is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and also runs the after school soccer program with over 100 students participating.

 


 

Mr. Danny Rubio, a graduate of the University of North Texas and a 2009 graduate of North Shore Senior High School, was named the school's Rookie of the Year. Congratulations!

 

 

 

 

NSMS Teacher named as Math Teacher of the Month!

Mrs. Melanie Perry, a 7th grade math teacher, has been named as a ConocoPhillips Math Teacher of the Month for 2015!

ConocoPhillips is teaming up with the Houston Astros to recognize Houston-area math teachers who go above and beyond to help their students excel. Every month during the baseball season, the ConocoPhillips Math Teacher of the Month program will recognize teachers who are hitting home runs in the classroom.

Congratulations Mrs. Perry!

 

 

North Shore MS wins again at district UIL Academic competition

For the fourth year in a row, the 7th and 8th grade UIL academic teams placed first in district competition this past Saturday. The 7th grade team accumulated 219 points and the 8th grade team accumulated 212 points. Congratulations to all UIL students and coaches!

 

 

 

Skyward Mobile App Access for Parents

 

Skyward Family Access

Family Access is a web-based service that allows parents/guardians to view their child's information. Information available includes:
• Attendance records
• Student schedules
• Student grades
• General student information

Skyward Family Access Online Tutorial

Skyward Family Access Manual

 

 

New Student Portal Provides Online Access To Test Results

The Student Portal, delivered through Pearson Access, provides parents and students with online access to scores from the State of Texas
Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) assessments.

Specific information and how to access students' test scores can be found in English and Spanish here.

 

 

Character Education

Each month, the district will focus on a particular character trait that our students should learn and use.

September: Citizenship
October: Compassion and Tolerance

November: Fairness
December: Honesty and Integrity
January: Perseverance
February: Responsibility
March: Respect
April: Self-Discipline
May: Trustworthiness

 

 

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING

Galena Park ISD has set up an anonymous tipline for any student, parent, or employee who may have information that might affect the safety of our students or staff.

(832) 386-1550

 

 

Bully Free Zone

North Shore Middle School is a Bully Free Zone. Report any bullying to a teacher, principal, or staff member.

 

 

Bullies & Victims:
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

What You Can Do to Help Eliminate Bullying

English

Español

 

 

Expectations for Spectators at District Events

Galena Park ISD will immediately implement expectations for spectator behavior at all athletic events. To gain more insight into these expectations, please read the letter from Vince Sebo, Director of Athletics.

 

 

 

NSMS School Supply List

 

NSMS Progress Report/Grading Schedule

 

NSMS Testing Calendar

 

2014-2015 Dress Code for NSMS

 

GPISD Telecommunication (Cell Phone) Policy

 

NSMS Campus Wellness Plan

Plan de Bienestar de la Escuela

 

 

North Shore students compete in TASB student video contest

You can watch the entire video here. Support our students and make sure you watch from start to finish--it counts as a vote! Our school placed second two years ago, let's shoot for 1st place!

 

 

Early College High School is recruiting 8th graders!

Parents, by starting their freshman year at the ECHS, located at San Jacinto College North, your child could earn their high school diploma and an Associates Degree or Certification at the same time. The cost of all tuition and books are paid for by GPISD.  This fantastic opportunity is available to all 8th grade students!

English presentation

Presentación en Español

 

 

Students compete in annual Science Fair

Over 100 seventh and eighth graders at North Shore Middle School presented their science fair projects to judges during the annual Science Fair in the school's multipurpose room. Judges from across the North Channel and Houston area came to listen and score projects in physics, chemistry, biology, behavioral and consumer science categories. Judges' expertise ranged from college professors and local chemical company workers to former NSMS teachers and former students of NSMS (seniors) in dual credit/AP courses.

List of winners

UPDATE: Several students went on to compete at the district level. North Shore did very well! See the 7th and 8th grade results here.

 

 

Galena Park ISD has a new Spelling Champion!

Eighth grader Cynthia Barragan won the 2014-2015 GPISD Spelling Bee which was held on Friday, Feb. 6th! Her word in the championship round was 'barrage'.

She'll now represent the district at the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee which is the nation's third largest local spelling bee with spellers from 1,000 schools in 42 Texas counties representing 100,000+ students.

Congratulations!

 

 

Join us in the Relay for Life

North Shore Middle School's Relay for Life team, the NSMS Mighty Mustangs is welcoming donations and participation for the upcoming North Channel Relay for Life in May.

You can learn more about the relay here.

 

 

Art student wins GOLD!

Eighth grader Daniel Medina used Prismacolor pencils to draw, shade, and blend his Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Gold Medal Winner.

His artwork will be on display at Nrg Center during this year's Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo for all to see! Congratulations!

UPDATE: Daniel earned a scholarship at The Houston Fine Arts Museum Glassell School of Art for his winning rodeo submission!

 

 

Comcast Internet Deal for Parents

Comcast knows how essential it is to have the internet as a part of your child's education. If your child receives free or reduced lunch, you may qualify for fast home internet for just $9.95 per month plus tax.

 

 

2015 GPISD Internet Safety Poster Contest - Forward the Future!

All GPISD students are eligible to participate! This year's theme is Forward the Future. You can find out more by clicking the link.

Below is last year's winner for NSMS