New Providence Middle School

35 Pioneer Dr., New Providence, NJ 07974 Phone 908.464.9161


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  • Teacher of the Year

    Teacher of the Year Congratulations to Mr. Murphy, the NPMS Teacher of the Year 2020!  Mr. Murphy will be honored at the March 26th Board of Education meeting, and at a Union County reception in May.

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  • Math Club Math Club Competes at Union County College

    On Saturday, February 8th 6 members of the NPMS Math Club competed at Union County College in the  MathCounts Competition, a national program that provides students in grades 6-8 the opportunity to compete in live, in-person contests against and alongside their peers.

    The team placed 14th overall. Sriya Tallapragada was the top scorer in our school, ranking 44th out of 217 students.

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  • "Sam Anthony Speaks" Assembly presented at NPMS

    Sam Anthony Speaks On Monday, February 3rd, the NPMS/NPHS Counseling Department, in partnership with the NPHS PTSO and NPMS PTO, presented an assembly for students by motivational speaker and New Jersey native Sam Anthony. “Sam Anthony is a professional speaker in long term recovery from substance use disorder, who uses his personal experiences with drugs, alcohol, depression, anxiety, suicidal behavior, recovery, mental fitness, spiritual fitness, and physical fitness to educate and motivate others.”  It is a story of hope and recovery entitled “Your Life is Full of Not Yets”.  A free presentation for parents was also held on Monday evening. For more information, visit


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  • jrs 8th Grade Parent Scheduling Letter hs

    • January 13, 2020 - Assembly for all 8th grade students regarding the High School Program of Studies and Scheduling 
    • Week of January 20, 2020 - High School counselors meet 8th grade students in study hall/music to enter course requests 
    • January 28, 2020 - The scheduling portal will close  
    • January 31, 2020 - All course requests sheets are due to the Middle School main office  

           (Previously sent to parents/guardians on December 5th)

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    8th Graders Visit the High School STEM Rooms

    NPHS STEM 2020




    Please click on the link below to access the STEM course portfolio and possible schedules that include STEM electves.

    8th Grade STEM Room Visits



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  • Open House for the Classes of 2024 and 2025, Thursday, January 9, 2020

    fo Join us for exciting presentations highlighting what NPHS has to offer.

    ● 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Tours of facilities
    ● 7:00 p.m. - 7:25 p.m. - Presentation by Mrs. Zirpoli and Mrs. Shadis
    ● 7:30 p.m. - 8:25 p.m. - Department presentations - Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, STEM, Physical Education/Health, Art, Music, World Languages, Social Studies

    Interested 7th grade parents and guardians are welcome! Join us!

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  • Order a Middle School Yearbook 

    yearbook Don't forget to order your YEARBOOK! Click here to order!

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  • student ipad

    Middle School iPad Parent Night Presentation  

    Information on our Middle School iPad program is available here.

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    Welcome to New Providence Middle School 

    In addition to being a part of a National District of Character, New Providence Middle School (NPMS) is proud to have earned recognition in numerous areas.  Our designation, as a Blue Ribbon distinguishes and honors NPMS as a school that is academically superior and demonstrates 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 three 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 place where students thrive.

    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, Math and Science 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 Coding, STEM, 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, Choral Ensemble,  Jazz Band, Peer Leaders, Student Council, Student Services Organization, Drama Club, Robotics Club, STEM club and Tech 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, Be the Difference, Start Small End Big and NP... It Starts with Us. 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 anytime to learn more about New Providence Middle School.