Welcome to North Middle School

Welcome to Portage North Middle School

At North Middle School, we recognize individual student needs and work hard to provide a safe, caring, inclusive, and positive environment. 
NMS is our school of choice!


New Student Orientation
All incoming 6th grade students are invited to a new student orientation on August 28th.  Postcard invitations will be sent out closer to the date.  The orientation will run from 7:57 am-12:20 pm. 
All new 7th and 8th grade students will be having their orientation on August 28th at 1:00 pm.
Class schedules will be given to all new students during these orientations.  

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Incident/Kindness Reporting

Have you witnessed an incident or an act of kindness that you feel should be reported?  No time to go to the office to report it? Then our Incident/Kindness reporting site is the place for you.

Have you heard of Nutrislice? 

Portage Public Schools, in partnership with Chartwells K12, is now using Nutrislice to publish the school menus to a new interactive website and a free smartphone app! Now our school community can access our menus anywhere, anytime!  

  New easy to use features include:
  •  More information about menu items, including a photo and description 
  •  Filter for common food allergens like nuts, wheat and dairy 
  •  A translation feature to translate your menus into a number of different languages 
  •  Access to nutrition information like carb counts and calories with just a few clicks! 

  Click here to check it out!


As part of our anti-bullying policy, students and parents are encouraged to report incidents as part of our 3 step program.  Ask them to:

1. “Stop doing what they’re doing” and use our school’s stop signal.

2. Then Walk away from the problem behavior.

3. If the behavior doesn’t stop, Talk to an adult.

Safe Routes to School Initiative

Walking & Biking Safely to School
Safe Walking & Biking Routes to North Middle

Annual Education Report for 2016-2017

Regarding the Annual Education Report (AER) for the 2016-2017 school year, click here for the report. 

Computer Use


Signed Acceptable Use Agreement 
All students coming into NMS must have a signed Acceptable Use Agreement form for this school before they can use the school’s computers. This means all incoming 6th graders must submit a signed agreement form even if they submitted a form at their elementary school. The PPSNet User Agreement is printed at the back of the Student Handbook for your reference

“Opting Out” Procedure for Computer use & Internet Access
Parents have the option of excluding their child from using computers or having access to the Internet while at school. An “Opting Out” form must be signed and submitted by the parent at the beginning of EACH SCHOOL YEAR – an Opting Out form is only valid for one school year. The District believes, however, that the use of technology is an important and integral part of each child’s education.


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