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"NJ Safe Routes to School"
Congratulations to NPMS for achieving a silver 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.
Our TEAMS (a sub-group of STEM), competed in the TSA National Competition in Nashville, TN. We placed in the top 10 in Written Essay and Prepared Presentation, 3rd in Problem Solving Performance Task, and 4th in the Overall Combined Competition. Congratulations on your outstanding achievements!
Congratulations Mrs. Chrisostomides
NPMS Teacher of the Year!!
As always, Pomptonian encourages everyone to make healthy dining choices and to eat a balanced meal. Every day there will be a variety of entrées available. Your student’s meal includes selections from an array of fresh fruits and farm fresh vegetables. Our cafeteria staff appreciates your patience and understanding as we designed menus that complied with the new Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act regulations in September and make adjustments for the new changes this December.
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
New Providence Middle School