Back-to-School Open House
Thursday, August 09, 2018 3:35 PM

Our Open House for families will be Aug. 23 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. After the Open House, families are invited to join Northeast and other schools in the area at the 12th Annual Edison Barbeque and Open House

8th Grade Completion Ceremony Information
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 10:55 AM

Our 8th grade completion ceremony will take place on June 7th at Northrup Auditorium! Here are some helpful details

Spring Music Offerings at NEMS
Monday, January 22, 2018 11:25 AM

Students have multiple opportunities to engage in music education and enrichment. Please review these options with descriptions. If you have questions please do not hesitate to reach out to the person listed as a contact.


MPS Super Bowl Playbook
School "Normal" during Super Bowl Week
Monday, January 22, 2018 11:00 AM

The MPS Super Bowl Playbook includes FAQs, Student Safety Resources, Metro Transit Information, and Road Closure Information.

Have Your Voice Heard
Monday, January 08, 2018 9:15 AM

Please join us in February for a community discussion about how we can move MPS forward.

MPS Indian Ed Logo
Northeast Welcomes Students from Anishinabe
Friday, September 08, 2017 9:55 AM

Read this article about the ceremony that was held to honor the Native American students joining the NEMS community this year.

"World Savvy" Students from NEMS
Friday, May 19, 2017 1:40 PM

Students become more savvy about the world through the projects they made for an art competition.

Say "Hello" to Some Talented Students!
Monday, April 17, 2017 11:40 AM

Talented Northeast Middle School students recently performed "Bye, Bye Birdie" to enthusiastic audiences.

Students Head to Space (Camp)
Friday, April 07, 2017 10:50 AM

Several students had the opportunity to attend Space Camp in Alabama this year.

Students Attend Beacons Field Trips
Friday, March 24, 2017 1:00 PM

Through Beacons, students experience a wide variety of activities.

ETS Travels to St. Cloud State
Monday, February 27, 2017 10:45 AM

Students continue to visit colleges around the state.

6th Graders Visit Science Museum
Friday, February 17, 2017 11:20 AM

Along with their college mentors, sixth graders explored the Science Museum in St. Paul.

8th Graders Negotiate at Model UN
Monday, February 13, 2017 9:55 AM

With a theme chosen months ago, the students worked to resolve issues very relevant to current events.

"Shark Tank" draws city leaders to NEMS
Monday, January 30, 2017 4:30 PM

Friday, January 13, 2017 was declared Northeast Middle School and Spark-Y Sustainability Day in Minneapolis!

NEMS Debaters Survive Every Round
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 4:00 PM

New team competes in first debate tourney of the year.

Students Give Back
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 4:20 PM

In honor of MLK Day, students volunteered at Second Harvest.

Two Bees in Two Days
Friday, January 13, 2017 7:30 PM

NEMS held the annual Spelling and Geography Bees this week.

We're Digging the Future!
Monday, October 24, 2016 11:55 AM

Check out information about our South parking lot reconstruction.

In the News on the First Day
Monday, August 29, 2016 8:55 PM

With Superintendent Graff visiting on the the first day of school, Northeast Middle School made the news!

2016-17 School Supply List
Thursday, August 11, 2016 3:00 PM

Please see the NEMS school supply list to be prepared for the first day of school on August 29th!

NEMS in the News!
Thursday, February 18, 2016 11:10 AM

6th grade Science teacher Mr. Rice and his students have been in the news recently for a Bike Unit and Bird Brain -- check out the articles!

Students Explore Winona State
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 9:30 PM

NEMS students participated in the first college visit of the year with TRIO ETS.

Thanks for helping scare hunger!
Sunday, November 08, 2015 8:10 AM

NEMS students collected food donations for We Scare Hunger. Congratulations to the winning Advisories!

Yep, we have YPE!
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 8:30 PM

NEMS students are participating in YPE -- the Youth Participatory Evaluation (YPE) program for MPS.

Girls Inspiring Respect Leadership & Service
Monday, October 26, 2015 7:40 PM

GIRLS Academy helps NEMS girls become stronger leaders.

Students Attend National College Fair
Thursday, October 22, 2015 8:55 PM

NEMS students traveled downtown to visit colleges & universities from all over the country.

Students Empowered by Tour
Sunday, October 11, 2015 8:40 PM

NEMS students attend inspiring college- and career-readiness roadshow.

Update on Middle School Athletics
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 2:35 PM

MPS has realigned the middle school athletics programs. 

See you next year!
Thursday, June 04, 2015 2:30 PM

Thanks for a good school year -- we look forward to seeing you again for the 2015-16 school year!

Summer Reading Challenge Begins!
Monday, June 01, 2015 8:00 AM

Online at NEWSELA!! Read, get points, earn rewards!! Also, remember to visit Hennepin County Libraries or check out ebooks through BrainHive.

Model UN at Northeast
Friday, May 29, 2015 1:10 PM

Through Model UN, students strive to try to solve world issues.

Debate Team Hosts Panel
Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:55 AM

Standardized Testing: The Conversation Continues

Music is Filling the Springtime Air!
Thursday, May 21, 2015 10:45 AM

The NEMS bands and choir are having a busy spring with performances at school and throughout the community.

ETS Mentor Program St. Olaf Trip
Thursday, May 07, 2015 8:10 AM

NEMS ETS kids went to St. Olaf College in Northfield with their mentors on April 24 for a day of college life.

Volunteer Spotlight
Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:10 PM

April 12-18 was National Volunteer Week. Thank you to all of our wonderful parents and community members who have volunteered their time, skills, and energy to Northeast Middle School! This spotlight is a special thank you to two of our volunteers.

Convivo de Familias Latinas
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:45 AM

Northeast Middle students and staff represented NEMS at Convivo de Familias Latinas on Thursday March 19th.

Northeast Minneapolis Band Festival
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:25 PM

NEMS Concert Band takes part in mass Northeast school band performance!

Knock, Knock - Who's There?
Friday, March 06, 2015 11:10 AM

An Advisory door-decorating contest is brightening the hallways at NEMS.

ANA Essay Contest Winners!
Friday, February 27, 2015 2:10 PM

Three NEMS Audubon Neighborhood Association Essay Contest Winners!

ETS Science Museum Trip
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:55 AM

57 NEMS Students and their St. Olaf College mentors "Journey to Space."

Knowledge Bowl Success for NEMS Team 1st Meet!
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:50 AM

In their first time competeing in a reginal Knowledge Bowl meet, our NEMS Team did remarkably well, placing 18th of 65 competitors!

6th Graders "Survive" Winter Field Trip
Friday, February 13, 2015 12:50 PM

Over 80 6th graders went an overnight field trip at Camp St. Croix.

Native Students Visit Augsburg
Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:15 PM

A special presentation for Native students from Northeast Middle School and Anishinabe Academy featured an Augsburg Native student panel and Native faculty.

NEMS Boys' BB Team in Final Four
Sunday, February 01, 2015 9:40 PM

After an undefeated regular season, the boys' basketball team is in now working toward a championship.

NEMS Ski Team in Loppet
Friday, January 30, 2015 3:15 PM

The NEMS cross-country ski team was recently highlighted by Channel 5 News and will be participating in this weekend's City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival.

NEMS Boys Basketball Team Undefeated!
Friday, January 30, 2015 11:20 AM

It's been a banner year for NEMS Boys Basketball with an undefeated regular season leading to (so far) undefeated playoffs!

NEMS Debate Team Hosts Tournament
Saturday, January 24, 2015 2:50 PM

The NEMS debate team recently hosted the second tournament of the season and EVERY NEMS DEBATOR won or placed!

NEMS Students Celebrate MLK Day with Service to Community
Thursday, January 22, 2015 1:45 PM

NEMS Trio/Educational Talent Search students volunteered at Second Harvest in honor of MLK Day.

NEMS Students Visit MCTC & Normandale
Monday, January 19, 2015 1:25 PM

Trio/ETS students visited local Community & Technical Colleges.

Two "Bees" Keep NEMS Buzzing
Saturday, January 17, 2015 1:30 PM

On Jan. 12th, students participated in a Geography Bee, and on Jan. 14th, students participated in a Spelling Bee.

NEMS Student Council Food Drive
Monday, December 22, 2014 3:25 PM

The December 2014 food drive collected OVER 700 pounds of food items which were delivered to the Little Kitchen Food Shelf and the Salvation Army in NE Mpls.

6th Graders Deconstruct Bikes
Saturday, December 20, 2014 8:35 AM

The 6th Grade Team welcomed experts from Quality Bike Products to teach engineering systemics through bike (de)construction.

Fall Play: "The Shining Princess of the Slender Bamboo"
Monday, December 15, 2014 10:15 AM

NEMS Fall play, "The Shining Princess of the Slender Bamboo," was performed Dec. 11-12 to rave reviews!

Debate Team
NEMS Debate Team Sweeps First Tournament!
Friday, December 05, 2014 9:45 AM

The NEMS Debate Team began what promises to be an exciting year by unprecedented success at their first tournament on Wednesday, December 3rd.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:50 PM

NEMS students & their families celebrated Native American Family Involvement Day on Thursday, Nov. 20th.

Students Listen to Stories under the “Stars”
Friday, November 14, 2014 10:00 AM

A traveling planetarium recently visited Northeast to give students a new perspective and an appreciation for Ojibwe culture. November is Native American Heritage month - MPS celebrates National Native American Family Involvement Day on Thursday, November 20th. 

Gustavus Adolphus College Visit
Monday, November 10, 2014 11:55 AM

Twelve NEMS students visited Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, thanks to TRIO Educational Talent Search.

8th Grade Transition to H.S. Night
Monday, October 27, 2014 3:15 PM

8th Grade students and their families began preparations for transitioning to high school on Tuesday, October 21st, with an information session held at NEMS.


GIRLS Academy at NEMS
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 1:10 PM

Forty-five girls participated in the GIRLS (Girls Inspiring Respect Leadership and Service) Academy at NEMS Saturday, Oct. 4th through Sunday, Oct. 5th. Check out Kappa Kappa Gamma's website for more information about the inspiring program provided for these NEMS student leaders!

Traveling Play Stops at NEMS
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:55 PM

A collaboration between the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office and Mixed Blood Theater offers powerful message.

Chinese II Field Trip to the Guthrie
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:10 PM

Chinese II students explore Chinese classical folk tales through the Guthrie's "The White Snake."

First IB Night a Great Success!
Monday, September 29, 2014 5:40 PM

Families were treated to an informative presentation about the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme, a delicious dinner (thanks to the NEMS PTA!), and an opportunity to meet with teachers from each teaching team for specifics about what their students can expect in the year(s) to come!

2014-15 Kicks Off!
Monday, September 22, 2014 10:00 AM

Assemblies offer information, fun, and prizes to kick of the new school year.

NEMS Is Getting Colorful
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 12:45 PM

Murals are being painted throughout the building by students.

Nighthawk News "Year in Review" Available
Thursday, May 29, 2014 10:40 AM

Check out this year's third & final issue of Nighthawk News -- the online newspaper created for and by NEMS students. Past issues are also available. (If the newspaper is not displaying properly, try a different browser.)

NEMS Students Attend Gathering
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:35 PM

The Native Student Group took a field trip to Lake Calhoun.

Code Leads to Donation
Friday, May 16, 2014 11:25 AM

Students recently earned supplies for their media arts classroom by learning how to code.

Jump, Stunt, Chant!
Friday, May 09, 2014 12:20 PM

Five girls jumped for NEMS at the Middle School Double Dutch Competition.

NHD Winners Advance - UPDATED
Saturday, May 03, 2014 1:45 PM

On May 3rd, 8th grader Irwin Flores placed in the top ten in his category at the state National History Day competition.

All City Choir & Orchestra Concert
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 10:50 AM

Northeast Middle School students perform with Dessa and 700 other MPS students.

Earth Day Projects
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 10:25 AM

NEMS students celebrated Earth Day with a tree give-away and litter clean-up.

A Big Turnout for Latino Family Celebration
Friday, April 25, 2014 10:40 AM

On April 24th, over 125 youth and adults attended the Latino Family Celebration held at Northeast Middle School.  

Congrats to the Cast & Crew!
Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:25 AM

Over 1,200 people were entertained by three impressive performances by the cast and crew of Northeast Middle School's production of The Wizard of Oz.

Classes Explore Chinese Culture
Friday, April 11, 2014 12:15 PM

This week, students who take Chinese were able to participate in a couple of cultural explorations.

New Nighthawk News Available Now!
Thursday, April 10, 2014 10:30 AM

Check out this year's second issue of Nighthawk News -- the online newspaper created for and by NEMS students. Past issues are also available. (If the newspaper is not displaying properly, try a different browser.)

Student Council Participates in SLP
Thursday, March 13, 2014 11:50 AM

The 6th grade student council participated in a Service Learning Project with Richard Green Central’s 4th graders.

Taking Top Honors
Monday, February 24, 2014 3:20 PM

The Northeast Middle School chess players took top honors at this weekend's chess tournament, individually and as teams.

AVID Takes Annual Field Trip to WI
Monday, February 24, 2014 1:55 PM

The 7th & 8th grade AVID students visited several colleges and historical sites during a recent field trip to Wisconsin.

The Spirit of the Day
Thursday, January 30, 2014 6:20 PM

On January 20th, NEMS students participated in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

Did You See the News?
Thursday, January 09, 2014 2:20 PM

In case you missed it, the 2013 issue of the Nighthawk News was published before winter break. Use your right arrow key or "swipe" to the left to see all eight pages, and try a different browser if you are having display issues. Enjoy!

And the Debate Begins ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 7:45 AM

NEMS students participate in Minnesota Urban Debate League's first tournament of the year.

Champs for the 3rd Year in a Row!
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:10 PM

On Oct. 23, the Nighthawks defeated the Panthers to clinch the championship title for the third year in a row!

Promoting Safe Schools
Thursday, October 17, 2013 1:10 PM

At a powerful all-school assembly, students watched the documentary "Bullied" which is about the life of Jamie Nabozny. Then they had an opportunity to listen to and ask questions of Nabozny.

45 NEMS Students Attend "We Day"
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 1:35 PM

Students from Northeast Middle School were among the thousands who attended We Day at Xcel Center on Oct. 8th.

Fifty Fabulous Female Leaders
Monday, October 07, 2013 2:00 PM

Nearly fifty NEMS girls participated in a leadership workshop this weekend hosted by a U of M fraternity.

CPEO to be Offered at NEMS
Thursday, October 03, 2013 9:50 PM

Connecting Parents to Educational Opportunities (CPEO) will be held at NEMS on Monday nights beginning October 28th. Check out this letter (Spanish) and flier for more information.

A Fun & Educational Field Trip
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 10:25 AM

Students make connections to Humanities class in Duluth.

A (Sort of) Trip to China
Friday, May 17, 2013 2:20 PM

It's not quite a trip to China, but students in Ms. Ju's Chinese class took a trip to Concordia Language Village for a cultural experience.

Peter Pan Takes Flight
Monday, April 22, 2013 1:10 PM

A production like Peter Pan requires countless hours of behind-the-scenes work. So, here is big THANK YOU to each and every NEMS staff member, parent, and volunteer who helped over fifty students put on five amazing performances. (For a full list of everyone involved in the musical, please click on the headline above.)

Get Your Nighthawk News Here!
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:30 PM

We have a brand-new school newspaper! Be the first to read the Nighthawk News here.

Students Advance to State
Monday, April 08, 2013 10:20 AM

Students recently competed in the regional National History Day competition, and two students advanced to state!

Chess Team Takes Top Honors
Monday, February 25, 2013 10:30 AM

Once again, the Northeast chess team won 1st place at the city-wide competition with high honors for individual players!

Wellness Day a Fun Time for All
Monday, February 25, 2013 10:10 AM

With several different activities from which to choose, participants in Wellness Day stayed active!

NEMS Students Highlighted in "We Day" Segment
Monday, February 11, 2013 8:45 AM

Student Council members from Northeast got a big surprise when they attended a "We Day" rally at Henry High School.

Students Give Back on MLK Day
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 2:40 PM

TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS) took students to Second Harvest on their day off.

Robotics Team Solves Issue for Seniors
Monday, January 21, 2013 2:20 PM

Northeast GEMS win award for innovative design at a district-wide robotics tournament

Northeast wins DQ Blizzard Cup!
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 3:55 PM

Six students from the Northeast Community Ed Beacons program won 1st place at a knowledge bowl competition sponsored by Dairy Queen International.

Fall Concert Receives Rave Reviews
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 11:00 AM

The Northeast Choir and Bands presented an exciting concert!

Another Winning Season!
Friday, October 26, 2012 9:00 AM

For the second year in a row, the Northeast Middle School Nighthawks football team won the city-wide championship!