With a theme chosen months ago, the students worked to resolve issues very relevant to current events.
Friday, January 13, 2017 was declared Northeast Middle School and Spark-Y Sustainability Day in Minneapolis!
New team competes in first debate tourney of the year.
In honor of MLK Day, students volunteered at Second Harvest.
NEMS held the annual Spelling and Geography Bees this week.
Check out information about our South parking lot reconstruction.
With Superintendent Graff visiting on the the first day of school, Northeast Middle School made the news!
Please see the NEMS school supply list to be prepared for the first day of school on August 29th!
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!
NEMS students participated in the first college visit of the year with TRIO ETS.
NEMS students collected food donations for We Scare Hunger. Congratulations to the winning Advisories!
NEMS students are participating in YPE -- the Youth Participatory Evaluation (YPE) program for MPS.
GIRLS Academy helps NEMS girls become stronger leaders.
NEMS students traveled downtown to visit colleges & universities from all over the country.
NEMS students attend inspiring college- and career-readiness roadshow.
MPS has realigned the middle school athletics programs.
Thanks for a good school year -- we look forward to seeing you again for the 2015-16 school year!
Online at NEWSELA!! Read, get points, earn rewards!! Also, remember to visit Hennepin County Libraries or check out ebooks through BrainHive.
Through Model UN, students strive to try to solve world issues.
Standardized Testing: The Conversation Continues
The NEMS bands and choir are having a busy spring with performances at school and throughout the community.
Reading teacher Jim Egan was among the teachers recently honored by MPS and MFT.
NEMS ETS kids went to St. Olaf College in Northfield with their mentors on April 24 for a day of college life.
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.
Northeast Middle students and staff represented NEMS at Convivo de Familias Latinas on Thursday March 19th.
NEMS Concert Band takes part in mass Northeast school band performance!
An Advisory door-decorating contest is brightening the hallways at NEMS.
Three NEMS Audubon Neighborhood Association Essay Contest Winners!
57 NEMS Students and their St. Olaf College mentors "Journey to Space."
In their first time competeing in a reginal Knowledge Bowl meet, our NEMS Team did remarkably well, placing 18th of 65 competitors!
Over 80 6th graders went an overnight field trip at Camp St. Croix.
A special presentation for Native students from Northeast Middle School and Anishinabe Academy featured an Augsburg Native student panel and Native faculty.
After an undefeated regular season, the boys' basketball team is in now working toward a championship.
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.
It's been a banner year for NEMS Boys Basketball with an undefeated regular season leading to (so far) undefeated playoffs!
The NEMS debate team recently hosted the second tournament of the season and EVERY NEMS DEBATOR won or placed!
NEMS Trio/Educational Talent Search students volunteered at Second Harvest in honor of MLK Day.
Trio/ETS students visited local Community & Technical Colleges.
On Jan. 12th, students participated in a Geography Bee, and on Jan. 14th, students participated in a Spelling Bee.
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.
The 6th Grade Team welcomed experts from Quality Bike Products to teach engineering systemics through bike (de)construction.
NEMS Fall play, "The Shining Princess of the Slender Bamboo," was performed Dec. 11-12 to rave reviews!
The NEMS Debate Team began what promises to be an exciting year by unprecedented success at their first tournament on Wednesday, December 3rd.
NEMS students & their families celebrated Native American Family Involvement Day on Thursday, Nov. 20th.
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.
Twelve NEMS students visited Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, thanks to TRIO Educational Talent Search.
8th Grade students and their familes began preparations for transitioning to high school on Tuesday, October 21st, with an information session held at NEMS.
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!
A collaboration between the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office and Mixed Blood Theater offers powerful message.
Chinese II students explore Chinese classical folk tales through the Guthrie's "The White Snake."
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!
Assemblies offer information, fun, and prizes to kick of the new school year.
Murals are being painted throughout the building by students.
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.)
The Native Student Group took a field trip to Lake Calhoun.
Students recently earned supplies for their media arts classroom by learning how to code.
Five girls jumped for NEMS at the Middle School Double Dutch Competition.
On May 3rd, 8th grader Irwin Flores placed in the top ten in his category at the state National History Day competition.
Northeast Middle School students perform with Dessa and 700 other MPS students.
NEMS students celebrated Earth Day with a tree give-away and litter clean-up.
On April 24th, over 125 youth and adults attended the Latino Family Celebration held at Northeast Middle School.
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.
This week, students who take Chinese were able to participate in a couple of cultural explorations.
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.)
The 6th grade student council participated in a Service Learning Project with Richard Green Central’s 4th graders.
The Northeast Middle School chess players took top honors at this weekend's chess tournament, individually and as teams.
The 7th & 8th grade AVID students visited several colleges and historical sites during a recent field trip to Wisconsin.
On January 20th, NEMS students participated in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.
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!
NEMS students participate in Minnesota Urban Debate League's first tournament of the year.
On Oct. 23, the Nighthawks defeated the Panthers to clinch the championship title for the third year in a row!
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.
Students from Northeast Middle School were among the thousands who attended We Day at Xcel Center on Oct. 8th.
Nearly fifty NEMS girls participated in a leadership workshop this weekend hosted by a U of M fraternity.
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.
Students make connections to Humanities class in Duluth.
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.
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.)
We have a brand-new school newspaper! Be the first to read the Nighthawk News here.
Students recently competed in the regional National History Day competition, and two students advanced to state!
Once again, the Northeast chess team won 1st place at the city-wide competition with high honors for individual players!
With several different activities from which to choose, participants in Wellness Day stayed active!
Student Council members from Northeast got a big surprise when they attended a "We Day" rally at Henry High School.
TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS) took students to Second Harvest on their day off.
Northeast GEMS win award for innovative design at a district-wide robotics tournament
Six students from the Northeast Community Ed Beacons program won 1st place at a knowledge bowl competition sponsored by Dairy Queen International.
The Northeast Choir and Bands presented an exciting concert!
For the second year in a row, the Northeast Middle School Nighthawks football team won the city-wide championship!
The Northeast Middle School Volleyball team ended the season 3-3.
To learn about the 18-Book Challenge and other reading opportunities at Northeast, watch this video!
Students who met attendance requirements were able to attend the AttenDANCE on Wednesday, September 26.
View the tribute students created for Mr. Lundeen's retirement after 27 years at Northeast Middle School. (You must use an MPS login to access the video.)
Here is a recap of the fun Track & Field Day held on Friday, May 18, 2012. (Note, you must have an MPS login to access the video.)
Check out this video from the Wellness Day held on February 24th. If you missed it, you missed out!
After wining every game during regular season play, the Nighthawks fall to Field during the championship game.
AVID students learned about a momentous decade in American history and then shared what they learned through the world wide web.
From the article: "According to Voigt, not all communities and all middle schools have the program and support that Northeast Middle School does." Read more about Northeast's theater program at The Daily Planet.
NEMS Concert Band "wows" the crowd at a recent music educators conference.
A science fair scavenger hunt, dinner, and workshops preceded a fabulous band and choir concert at Northeast.
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