Upcoming Events

  • Notice of Cancellation of Regular Meeting
    The New Providence Board of Education Regular Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 7:30 P.M. in the New Providence High/Middle School Media Center, 35 Pioneer Drive, has been cancelled.


    Notice of Cancellation and Rescheduling of Regular Meeting

    The New Providence Board of Education Regular Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:30 P.M. in the New Providence High/Middle School Media Center, 35 Pioneer Drive, has been cancelled. and rescheduled for Monday,  May 23, 2016 at 7:30 P.M. in the New Providence High School/Middle School Media Center, 35 Pioneer Drive.


    Sincerely,

    James E. Testa
    School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
    5/2/16 


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Announcements

  • Operation Gratitude

    NPMS is having a collection drive for the US Troops.  The attached flyer outlines the Troops' "Wish List:" Operation Gratitude 

     

    Please send donations to the MS Main Office.  Thank you in advance for your support!

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  • cubs0

    Thank you to the NPMS PTO for supplying a storage organizer to NPMS Physical Education classes. Students are making great use of it! 

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  • UCC TA1   UCC TA2

    On March 24th, NPMS students attended the Union County Teen Arts Festival; a two-day learning and performing opportunity at UCC in Cranford.  Students participated in critiquing seminars, classes, and workshops with a staff of professional artists in visual art, music, theater, creative writing and dance. 

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  • MS Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations Mrs. Chrisostomides

          NPMS Teacher of the Year!!

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  • Media Specialist, Amy Nagle, Hosted a Read Across America Door Decorating Contest 
    Students decorated their homeroom door with their favorite author. 
    2016 Door Decorating Contest Photo Gallery:  http://www.npsd.k12.nj.us/Page/10336
    "About NEA’s Read Across America    The National Education Association is building a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. This year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources."

     
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  • Congratulations Lion's Club Peace Poster Contest Winners!

    Peace

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  • Take A Stand, Lend A Hand!
    NPMS kicked off this year's Character Education Program's theme "Take A Stand, Lend A Hand" on Monday October 5th. Students and staff wore blue t-shirts and jeans to support National Anti-Bullying Day.  Faculty and staff prepared a video for students that emphasized the importance of being kind and helping others.
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  • "NJ Safe Routes to School"

    Congratulations to NPMS for achieving a bronze recognition in the NJ DOT and TransOptions "Safe Routes to School Program." The Program  is funded by the NJ DOT and NJ Federal Highway Administration and encourages safer and more accessible walking and bicycling surroundings in New Jersey.  The Program can provide grants for sidewalk improvements, as well as promoting more walking and biking to school. Congratulations to SB and AWR elementary schools for receiving silver recognitions!

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  • New Visitor Procedures

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    phone NPSD Announces District Mobile App
    The New Providence School District is announcing the launch of our new mobile district-wide mobile communications application. The district’s official mobile app will enable smartphone users to keep track of important district information. Click the link above to download our free mobile app.

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Welcome

Welcome to New Providence Middle School!

New Providence Middle School (NPMS) is proud to be designated a Blue Ribbon School. One of the most prestigious awards in the country, the Blue Ribbon designation distinguishes and honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools that are academically superior and that demonstrate dramatic gains in student achievement. Additionally, NPMS has been recognized by the NJ Department of Education as a model school for the successful implementation of the “Positive Behavior Support in Schools” (PBSIS) program. These two achievements are a testament to what can be accomplished when students, teachers, parents and administrators work together toward the common goal of making NPMS a successful school.

NPMS offers a comprehensive and rigorous educational experience for our students.  Our Program of Studies allows all students to complete a full year in Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Health/Physical Education and World Language.   Within our Language Arts and Math curricula, we offer students enrichment opportunities to further challenge and develop their skills and academic performance. In addition, every student has the opportunity to explore Robotics, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Practical Arts, Music and additional Language Arts.  Students can also take advantage of the many co-curricular activities which include Math Club, Yearbook, Girls’ Ensemble, Boys’ Ensemble, Jazz Band, Peer Leaders, Student Council, Student Services Organization and Science Club.  Our co-curricular activities complement our challenging Program of Studies and provide students with an opportunity to develop leadership skills and contribute to the betterment of the school community. 

NPMS has a very accomplished, dedicated and highly involved faculty.  We believe in creating a school environment that meets the academic, civic, social and emotional needs of our early adolescent learners while promoting individual success. Our character education programs are centered around school and district-wide themes. Our school-wide theme of “Readiness, Responsibility and Respect” is incorporated into students’ daily routines.  Our entire school community embraces this philosophy, as these values will prepare our students for high school as well as all their future endeavors. Previous district-wide themes include, “Step it Up, Kindness Counts” and “Be the Difference.” These themes incorporate school and community involvement and service and help to bring all district schools together with common character education goals.

We embrace parents and community members as partners in the educational process of our students, as they play an integral role in the success of our children.  We work together to foster a meaningful teacher-parent relationship built on strong communication focusing on students’ needs. We are fortunate to have a very involved Parent-Teacher Organization that collaborates and complements the educational experience for our entire school community.

Please contact us at anytime to learn more about New Providence Middle School.

Jay Richter,
New Providence Middle School
jrichter@npsdnj.org

 
 
 
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