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.
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.



PARENTS! We need your help!

Please take a moment to complete our BUILD survey regarding student/school safety. We improve ourselves based on your responses. Thank you!



North Shore Encounters students advance to State PTA Reflections Contest!

Congratulations to the following student district winners of the PTA Reflections Contest! The entries were VERY competitive this year and multiple campus winners were chosen for each category. They will represent Galena Park ISD at the state level.


Cecelia Mai - Middle School Literature

Matthew Stith - Middle School Photography

Piper Jensen - Middle School Art



Earlier, these students below were our campus winners. Congratulations to these CAMPUS winners!


Visual Arts: Martha Villanueva, Ricardo Robles, and Piper Jensen
Photography: Matthew Stith and Andrea Osorio
Dance Choreography: Alexa Moya and Miriam Sanchez
Music Composition: Miguel Lopez and Mark Sumrall
Film Production: Alan Ly and Lonicko Harden
Literature: Michelle Chan and Cecilia Mai



Community Collaborative for Proactive Parenting Meetings

GPISD will have seven community collaborative for proactive parenting meetings on various topics at the Zotz Education Center throughout the school year. All parents are encouraged to attend! There will be door prizes as well as school incentives for all of those in attendance. Please click here for more information.



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


Skyward Mobile App Access for Parents



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



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.




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:

What You Can Do to Help Eliminate Bullying





NSMS School Supply List


NSMS Progress Report/Report Card Dates


2015-2016 Dress Code for NSMS


GPISD Telecommunication (Cell Phone) Policy


NSMS Campus Wellness Plan

Plan de Bienestar de la Escuela



Science Fair Winners!

North Shore MS held its annual Science Fair last week. Over 130 students participated! See the entire list of winners here.



North Shore Rodeo Art winners

North Shore MS students participated in this year's GPISD Rodeo Art Contest and many did very well at competition!

These students earned FINALIST RIBBONS!

Gustavo Cardoso - 7th grade

Stephanie Martinez - 7th grade
Xenia Garcia - 8th grade
Bryan Aguilar - 8th grade

To see the entire list of winners, click here.


Track tryouts to begin soon

North Shore MS will begin track tryouts for students starting February 9 through the 11th. Students must have a physical on file to try out for the team.

See any of the coaches for more information.



Join Team North Shore in fight against cancer!

North Shore MS will once again participate in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Students, teachers and staff can join, donate, and help fight this terrible disease by participating in the Relay on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 6pm to 1am.

The North Shore team page is here. Join us!



North Shore Spelling Bee winner crowned

After over 100 students competed in this year's Spelling Bee, 8th grade Christian Ornelas came out as our winner! Congratulations!





North Shore math teacher named ConocoPhillips Math Teacher of the Month!

Mrs. Melanie Perry, a seventh grade math teacher was honored at Minute Maid Park before an Astros game by ConocoPhillips as Math Teacher for the month of September! She's an awesome teacher! Congratulations!



NSMS Traffic Flow Plan for Parents

With over 1300 students, NSMS has a plan for pick-up and drop off in the mornings and afternoons.

Buses (blue arrows) drop off/pick up students in the front of the school and parents (red arrows) can only drop off/pick up students from the side of the school.

See the NSMS Map of the school traffic plan.



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.