Navigating NMS - North Middle School

Welcome to North Middle School (NMS)
North Middle School Address: 350 Southampton Road
Westfield, MA 01085
Telephone:
Fax Number:
(413) 572-6441
(413)572-1669
NMS Website: http://nms.schoolsofwestfield.org/
NMS Colors: Maroon & White
NMS Mascot: The Polar Bear
North Middle School Enrollment in Grades 6 – 8: Approximately 680 - 700 students
School Day Start: 8:00 a.m. and the School Day Ends: 2:29 p.m. / After school is typically until 3:20 p.m.
North Middle School Office Staff (Call the Main Office (413) 572-6441 and dial the Ext. of person):
Principal:
Miss Ross
Assistant Principal:
Mr. J. Baker
Assistant Principal:
Mr. Lurgio
Special Education Supervisor:
Mrs. L. Pierce
Guidance Counselor:
Mrs. Groom
Guidance Counselor:
Mr. V. Baker
Adjustment Counselor:
Mrs. Niedel
She is in charge of the entire school building, staff, and students. Her office is
located in the Main Office. Her email is [email protected]
He works with the entire 6th Grade and Team 72 students, and helps Miss Ross
run the school building. His office is located in the Main Office. His email is
[email protected]
He works with the entire 8th Grade and Team 71 students, and helps Miss Ross run
the school building. His office is located in the Guidance Office, but you must
check into the Main Office. His email is [email protected]
She is responsible for the Special Education Program at NMS. Her office is located
in the Guidance Office. She can be reached at Ext. 303. Her email is
[email protected]
She works with Mr. J. Baker with the entire 6th Grade and Team 72 students.
Students may meet with her regarding Academic, Social/Emotional issues, and
College & Career Readiness. She can be reached at Ext. 109 and by email
[email protected]
He works with Mr. Lurgio with the entire 8th Grade and Team 71 students.
Students may meet with him regarding Academic, Social/Emotional issues, and
College & Career Readiness. He can be reached at Ext. 110 and by email
[email protected]
She works with students regarding social/emotional concerns that are more
chronic and require consistent meetings. She runs daily lunch groups and grief
group. She can be reached at Ext. 108 and by email
[email protected]
Special Education Office
Paraprofessional:
Mrs. Darling
At-Risk Counselor:
Ms. Page
School Nurse:
Mrs. Mullett
School Resource Officer:
Officer Paul Pellan
Secretary: Mrs. Chapman (Ext. 301)
She is the first person to greet anyone who comes to the Guidance Office. She
assists in scheduling special education meetings and assisting students. She can be
reached at Ext. 303 and [email protected]
She meets with students when referred to her, and her office is located in the
Guidance Office. She works half-time at NMS, splitting her time with SMS. She
can be reached at Ext. 111 and [email protected]
She is available in the Health Office across from the Main Office and can be
reached at Ext. 113 and [email protected]
Officer Paul splits his time between NMS and SMS. His office is located off the
main lobby just after the elevators. He is often seen walking through the halls of
NMS, at the crosswalk before or after school, and in the cafeteria.
Secretary: Mrs. Pease (Ext. 300)
Office Paraprofessional: Ms. Smith (Ext. 100)
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Email Addresses of Faculty/Staff: first initial last [email protected]
Homework Online: http://nms.schoolsofwestfield.org/ and follow the prompts to the Team Page
Homework Hotline: Call 572-6441 after 4:00 p.m. and follow the prompts to the Team Message
Check NMS Student Grades 24 hours a day/7 days a week:
Power School Parent Portal
https://ps.schoolsofwestfield.org.
Lunch Cost: Full Lunch = $2.45, Reduced Lunch = $.40, Milk = $.45 (prices subject to change)
Parent Email System for Periodic Information Blasts: Submit your email address to [email protected]
During school hours, visitors to NMS must ring the bell and enter the building through the Main Door. A photo ID will be
required once guests report to the office.
Student Drop-Off & Pick-Up is in the Upper Parking lot before the crosswalk to avoid bus drop off. Students may get
dropped off or picked up in front of the NMS after 8:05 and after bus dismissal at approximately 2:50 p.m.
After 8:05 a.m. students need to enter NMS through the Main Door and report directly to the office. Otherwise, students
will enter through the designated grade-level areas:
 Grade 6 – Enter through the entrance around the right side of NMS
 Grade 7 – Enter through the Main Entrance
 Grade 8 – Enter through the doors on the left side of the Main Entrance
We look forward to working with you!
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