Welcome to North Shore Middle School
The general mission of North Shore Middle School is to help in the development of each pupil so that he/she may be emotionally, mentally, morally, physically, and socially prepared to take his/her place in an ever changing complex society.
2014 NSMS Teacher of the Year:
Mrs. Katie Perkins
2014 NSMS Rookie of the Year:
Ms. Jessica Tunchez
PTA Meeting for April
North Shore Middle School will host its April PTA Meeting on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the school's Multipurpose Room. Topic: Investing in Your Child's Future.
We encourage all parents to get involved, attend meetings and join PTA.
Galena Park ISD Multimedia Festival
The annual district multimedia festival took place at the senior high on April 10. North Shore Middle had 6 campus winners and 4 district winners! Congratulations!
Campus: Naomi Coleman (graphic), Gerardo Granandos & Jorge Joseph (Powerpoint), Darnaesha Brown, Calef Requena, & Elyssa Perez (podcast)
District: Cesar Villeda and Maritza Juarez (graphic), Sarah Faughtenberry and Zaria Hamilton (Powerpoint).
North Shore Middle Wins 2014 UIL Academic Competition again!
North Shore Middle, Woodland Acres Middle, Cunningham Middle, Galena Park Middle and Cobb 6th Grade Campus all participated in the 3rd annual UIL Academic Meet on Feb. 15 at North Shore Senior High and the 7th grade team and 8th grade team had the highest points overall for the 3rd year in a row! Congratulations to all the students who participated and the coaches who worked so hard.
Bad Weather Make-Up Day
As a result of the most recent inclement weather and two missed days of school, GPISD will comply with the Texas Education Agency's requirements by making up these days in accordance with the approved 2013-2014 calendar.
Please refer to the detailed information below for dates and early release times:
Friday, January 24, 2014 will be made up on
Monday, February 17, 2014.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 will be made up on
Friday, June 6, 2014.
Each month, the district will focus on a particular character trait that our students should learn and use.
January: Honesty & Integrity
February: Responsibility & Trustworthiness
March: Fairness & Compassion
April - Perseverance
May - Citizenship
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.
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.
Proactive Parenting - Parent Meetings
Proactive parenting parent meetings will be held once a month at the Zotz Education Center on Hollypark to promote postive parenting. Some of the topics that will be covered are healthy parenting, drug and tobacco awareness, bullying, teen pregnancy prevention and dating violence. Please see the schedule for more details.
Dress Code for 2013-2014
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Meets every Friday at 7:30am in the MPR
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.
Bully Free Zone
North Shore Middle School is a Bully Free Zone. Report any bullying to a teacher, principal, or staff member.
Finalists chosen for District Internet Safety Poster Contest
Six campus finalists were chosen and sent on to the administration building for judging in the 2014 Galena Park ISD Internet Safety Poster Contest sponsored by the Technology Department. Congratulations to:
'Stang Express newspaper honored with CSPA Gold Crown again!
Once again, the school newspaper was honored with a Gold Crown Award this past Friday, March 21, during the 90th Scholastic Convention at Columbia University in New York City.
The Crown Award represents the top 1% of scholastic journalism publications in the nation. The ‘Stang Express was one of only two middle school newspapers in the nation to win this prestigious award and this is a district first in middle/high school journalism.
North Shore Choir Dominates UIL Competition
The Non-Varsity Boys Choir Cantare competed at UIL for the first time and received a plaque for First Division ratings in Sight-Reading.
The Sub Non-Varsity Treble Choir Voce competed at UIL for the third time and received their first First Division Plaque on Stage.
The Non-Varsity Treble Choir Cantabile received their 2nd consecutive Sweepstakes!
The Varsity Treble Choir Bel Canto received their 15th consecutive Sweepstakes!
The Varsity Mens Choir Chorale received their 10th consecutive Sweepstakes!
The Varsity Mixed Choir received their 9th consecutive Sweepstakes!
Team up with North Shore Middle in the fight against cancer!
We are joining forces with the American Cancer Society and participating in their Relay for Life (NSMS Mighty Mustangs). We're recruiting faculty, staff, parents and students to participate this year. You can donate, participate/walk and cheer everyone on in support of the fight against cancer. Click the 'Relay for Life' link above to join us/donate or here for more information!
2014 School History Fair packed with projects
North Shore MS students worked hard on history fair projects and they were judged on March 25. After judging, the winners were announced.
2014 Science Fair an Amazing Success!
North Shore MS students worked hard on science fair projects and then presented them to judges from across the community here on Feb. 12. After review projects and questioning students about their results the awards were given out.
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