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School Announcements
High Performing Students
“Northern Middle School scores Distinguished – High Performing School
on State KPREP Test”

NMS was at the 93%ile of all middle schools across the state!!
 
Spelling Bee Winners


The following students advanced to our school-wide spelling bee, which was held on January 21st.

6th Grade
Ashley Mahoney
Lyndsey Parmelee
Kaleb Ward
Shelbie Black

7th Grade
Connor Wade
Jordan Chapman
Jett Phillippi
Madison Nicholson

8th Grade
Madison Hannah
Garrett Bailey
Alex Hood
Kaity Foster

Congratulations to all of these great spellers!
The runner up for the school-wide competition was Connor Wade.
The winner for the school-wide competition was Jett Phillippi.

Jett Phillippi will advance to the district spelling bee on February 9th.  Way to go, Jett!

Academic Team Wins District Competition
The NMS Academic Team placed first in the District Competition held on Saturday, January 17th.  We would like to congratulate our Academic Team Members as well as the coaches! They will compete in the regional competition on Saturday, January 24th.

 
NMS Cheerleaders Place 2nd in State
On Saturday, January 10th, NMS Cheer competed at the KAPOS Kentucky Middle School State Finals. NMS received runner-up in the small middle school cheer division. The coaches are so proud of the girls' hard work and dedication this year and are honored that the girls are the 2nd best small team in the state of Kentucky!

 

 
MAROON 5 News 1.15.15
Rogers Explorers Program for 8th Grade Students
Important information for our 8th grade students and parents:

Great news! The 2015 Rogers Explorers program application is now available! Current eighth grade students are eligible to apply. The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science, and community service. It is developed, coordinated, and supervised by The Center for Rural Development. Classroom projects are very hands-on, and Explorers are able to actively participate in practical college courses, fine-tune leadership skills, and develop a network of friends and resources throughout our region.
 
The application process for Rogers Explorers is extremely competitive.  The  TWO highest scoring applicants from each county will be accepted. After those 90 selections are made,  the next 90 highest scoring applicants to participate in the program; meaning 180 total participants for 2015. The scoring committee will be provided blinded copies of student applications, and they will not know who students are or where students are from when scoring.  
 
THE APPLICATION PROCESS
 
Students interested in applying can now do so by utilizing an online application portal.  Applications will no longer accept by mailed or email. By registering through the Online Application Portal students will be able to download individual “Assignments” to their computer, type/gather the requested information, and then submit each assignment online. This also includes letters of recommendation and the required current YTD 8th grade school transcript. Students will receive an email confirmation once they submit each assignment.
 
Once students register and sign in to the Online Application Portal they will be able to begin the application process. At the top of the application page there is a step by step video of instruction available for a detailed walk-through of the application process. School counselors interested in gaining access to the portal are more than welcome to create an account but may NOT submit applications on the student’s behalf.
 
All “Assignments” MUST be submitted by February 15 at 5pm. Students will not be able to submit the individual assignments after this date.
 
 
To learn more about the program and to APPLY, visit www.centeryouthprograms.com.
 
 
If you have questions about the application process please contact your guidance counselor, Ms. Wiles.

 
7th and 8th Grade Boys' Basketball Champs
Our 7th and 8th grade Boys' Basketball teams were named 12th Region Champs! We're proud of our boys and their success! Congratulations!

 
NMS Christmas News Show 2014
Office 365 Available for Students on Personal Computers
Attached is a word document that provides students with instructions on how to get to and begin the installation process for Office 365 on their personal computers. Students, because of our Microsoft Office agreement, can install Office 365 on up to 5 personal computers for free as long as they have a valid @stu.pulaski.kyschools.us email account. The installation will provide our students access to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote. Just to give you an idea of cost savings for our students, Office 365 is normally a subscription based access and it is $69.99 per year. To purchase Office for students (which does not include Outlook) the cost of $139.99 and that is for installation on one computer.

Check out the following link for more information: Office 365 for Students

 
Amazing Accomplishment in Reading Plus
We are thrilled to announce that our students have read a total of  50,098,513 words with 80% or higher comprehension accuracy in Reading Plus. This is an amazing accomplishment!
Choir Students on WLJC Television Broadcast
On December 11th at 7:00 our Choir students were on the WLJC television broadcast. Check out the video below to watch the performance.
We've Got Talent!
A big CONGRATULATIONS to these students for being accepted to perform in All State Choir! This is a huge success and great honor!

SATB All State Choir- Anna Purdon, Mara Rogers, Kayd LaRue, JonBlake Richardson, Colton Ping. Kaity Foster, Jaxson McAlpin, Julia Bates, Sebastian Tingle, and Samuel Smith.

SSA All State Choir- Hannah Yadon and Kylee Marcum

All State Children's Choir- Sarah Baker


 
Watts Up with STLP?
Our STLP team competed at regionals and received an outstanding score of 97 out of 100 to advance to state. We are so proud of these girls!  They’ve worked hard as a team and will represent our county proudly at state in the spring!





 
Box Tops for Education


NMS participates in Box Tops for Education! Please cut & save your box tops and send them to school with your child.  We have a parent volunteer that counts them and prepares them for mailing. Please click on the link below to see the attached list for participating products and more information on the program. We appreciate your time and help with Box Tops for Education!
www.boxtops4education.com
 

 
Kroger Supports NMS
NMS KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM

For Registration information and support details Click Here

 
Office Depot Supports NMS
 You can support Northern Middle School when you purchase from Office Depot.
Inform the clerk that you want credit for your purchase to support NMS or give the following code 70041039.
For more information click here
 
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