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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).

03/31 COVID-19 Update from MPS
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:00 AM

While MPS school buildings will be closed at least until May 4, learning will continue starting Monday, April 6. Please click the headline above for more information.

Support for Students During Distance Learning
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:00 AM

MPS has created guidelines and other documents to support students during distance learning. Please click the headline above for more information.

Family Resources: Distance Learning
Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 AM

What does "distance learning" mean, and when will it happen? Please click the headline above for more information.

03/27 COVID-19 Update from MPS
Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Starting Monday, March 30, MPS will operate nearly 50 food distribution sites offering WEEKLY food pick up. Please click the headline above for more information.

Love, NEMS Staff
Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 AM

NEMS staff have created a video for our students and families during this time of school closure. Please click the headline above for more information.

Community Resources
Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 AM

The NEMS mental health team has created a list of community resources available to our students and families during this time of school closure. Please click the headline above for more information.