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Welcome to Northeast Middle School

An International Baccalaureate World School
Northeast Middle School (NEMS) is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, the mission of which is "to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect."

The Middle Years Programme
To accomplish this mission, NEMS offers the IB’s Middle Years Programme (MYP), "a challenging framework that encourages students of all interests and abilities to make practical connections between their studies and the real world."

Academic Areas
This framework is aligned with NEMS’ academic offerings in the areas of the Arts (including Band, Choir, Dance, and Visual Arts), English Language Arts, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies (including Black Culture and Ethnic Studies), and World Languages (including French, Ojibwe, and Spanish).

Other Departments and Programs
Other offerings at NEMS during the school day include College and Career Readiness (including AVID, Check & Connect, Counseling and Guidance, and the TRIO Educational Talent Search), Health Services, Library Media, Multilingual (including City of Lakes Americorps, English Learner Programs, and Translation and Interpretation Services), Special Education, and Student Support Services (including the Community School Collaborative, Psychology Services, the School Success Program, and Social Work Services).

After School Programs and Community Education
After school, NEMS’ Community Education program provides students with the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of academic classes (including Coding, Digital Storytelling, GEMS ((Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science)), GISE ((Guys in Science and Engineering)), KidzLit, Social Justice and You, Swimming, Theater Club, and more) as well as enrichment classes (including Arts and Crafts, Boys 2 Men, Chess Club, Cooking, Dance, Girls Fitness, Movie Club, Native American Drum Teachings for Success, Skate Club, and more).

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"Right Writers for Social Justice"
Monday, October 15, 2018 12:00 AM

Northeast Middle School continues to build a sense of community and to be intentional in the ways in which we include student voice in our daily practices with the second of our "Right Writers for Social Justice" writing assignments for the 2018-2019 school year. Please click the headline above to learn more.

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NEMS Teacher Featured in Star Tribune Article
Monday, October 15, 2018 12:00 AM

Northeast Middle School teacher Nate Beulah is featured in a Star Tribune article published last Friday, October 12. Please click the headline above for more information.

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Collaborative Art Installation Co-Created by NEMS Students
Friday, October 12, 2018 12:00 AM

Celebrate the opening of a collaborative art installation co-created by over 60 Northeast Middle School students! Please click the headline above for more information.

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NEMS Celebrates Latino Heritage Day
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 12:00 AM

Northeast Middle School's students and staff celebrate Latino Heritage Day! Please click the headline above for more information.

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NEMS Celebrates Teen Read Week
Monday, October 08, 2018 12:00 AM

Northeast Middle School's students, staff, and library media center celebrate Teen Read Week! Please click the headline above for more information.

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NEMS Celebrates Indigenous Peoples' Day
Monday, October 08, 2018 12:00 AM

Northeast Middle School's students and staff celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day! Please click the headline above for more information.