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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).

Update from Superintendent Graff About Fall 2020
Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:05 PM

MPS and NEMS will be starting the year in distance learning. Students will not report to classrooms, but instead will receive instruction from their teachers through computers or other online devices. Please click the headline above for more information.

07/30 Message from the Superintendent
Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:00 PM

Governor Walz trusts that school districts and communities are the best judges of what will work most effectively for their staff and students. In MPS, we believe that means starting school on September 8 in Distance Learning. Please click the headline above for more information.

07/21 Message from the Superintendent
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:00 AM

MPS knows that everyone is wondering now what school is going to look like this fall. That’s why Superintendent Graff wants to talk with you. Please click the headline above for more information.

MPS Back to School Survey
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:00 AM

MPS would like your feedback on their back to school plans. Please click the headline above for more information.

07/14 The Whole Carrot E-Newsletter from MPS
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:00 AM

The latest edition of The Whole Carrot is now available! Please click the headline above for more information.

Complete Your 2020-21 Transportation Form
Monday, July 6, 2020 12:00 AM

Confirm your transportation for the 2020-21 school year! Please click the headline above for more information.