Welcome to North Shore Middle School
To help develop each student to be emotionally, mentally, morally, physically and socially prepared to take his/her place in an ever-changing society.
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 Finalist for Award
Mrs. Melanie Perry, a 7th grade math teacher, is a finalist for the ConocoPhillips Math Teacher of the Month!
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 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
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.
Each month, the district will focus on a particular character trait that our students should learn and use.
October: Compassion and Tolerance
December: Honesty and Integrity
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.
Bullies & Victims:
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS
What You Can Do to Help Eliminate Bullying
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.
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.
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.
NSMS Encounters students excel in National PTA Reflections Contest
The contest is a celebration of the arts and an opportunity for students to showcase their talents in the areas of Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Musical Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts.
This year, students were asked to respond through one of these mediums to the following theme: “The World Would be a Better Place If…” and judges chose district winners for each category to advance to state level judging. Students from North Shore Middle School were well represented this year as they won first place in five out of the six arts categories for the middle school division & their art will advance to state competition! Congratulations to our winners!
Lelaina Clayburg (8th grade) - Dance Choreography
Merlyn Roldan (8th grade) - Film Production
April Loredo (8th grade) - Literature
Francis Sampson (8th grade) -Musical Composition
Martha Villanueva-Almendarez (7th grade) - Visual Arts!
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!
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.
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