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    Science Students Test Water at Lake Mohonk

    Laura Bryant's Grade 6 students had an exciting adventure at Mohonk Preserve. They put their science skills to the test by measuring the pH levels of Lake Mohonk.

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  • student reading book by Trevor Noah

    Exploring South Africa's Complex History

    Kelly Costello and Ayesha Ibrahim's Grade 6 class are diving into the pages of Trevor Noah’s memoir, "Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood." Click to learn more!

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    Students from Grades 5-12 Attend the New York State School Music Association Solo Festival

    During the last two weekends, David Finch (Lenape Elementary Band Director), Nicole Foti (High School Choir Director), Sam Newsome (High School Band Director), and Sonja Nosovsky (Middle School Band Director) sent 118 students from Grades 5-8 to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) solo festival. Click to learn more!

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  •  Boy dressed as a grandmother

    Generation Day

    Last week, the Middle School was immersed in a whirlwind of fun, laughter, and school spirit. Thursday's theme was Generation Day, where students, teachers, administrators, and staff came together to celebrate all generations! From adorable infants to wise elders, everyone joined in the festivities with style and enthusiasm!

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  • Middle School band students performing

    Music In Our Schools Month

    Last week, the talented Middle School bands and choruses stole the spotlight as they performed for their peers in celebration of Music in Our Schools Month. Huge applause to all the student performers and their dedicated teachers Sonja Nosovsky and Will Halpern.

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    Luck of the Irish at Spirit Week

    Spring spirit week was kicked off in style with Deck Out in Green Day. The halls were a sea of emerald as students, teachers, administrators, and staff showed off the luck of the Irish!

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  •  Students looking at a book with a chef

    Career Exploration Day

    Forty professionals, many of them Middle School alumni, generously shared their insights and experiences with Grade 8 students. Click to learn more!

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  •   Students in Biology Lab

    Biology Class

    Students in Bryan Krebs Grade 8 biology class are learning about reproduction development.

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Middle School Mission Statement

  • The New Paltz Middle School is a community of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and support staff that creates a nurturing and supportive environment where learners feel safe to set goals, achieve success, and work towards fulfilling their potential. Ideals such as compassion, empathy, lasting friendships, academic achievement, and personal growth are encouraged daily within our learning community. 


Student News & Media


    • April 11-12 ELA Computer Based Testing
    • April 30-1 Math Computer Based Testing
    • May 8 - Science Computer Based Testing - grade 8
    • June 4 - Algebra Regents
    • June 14 - Living Environment Regents
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  • Here is the schedule for after school help.  There are late buses for students to take.  

    MS Afterschool Review


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  • Here is the list of clubs at the Middle School.


    Click on this link: clubs

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  • Click here to read the NPMS Student Newspaper The Mirror

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  • Mi Gente New Paltz

    Una página de red escrita por nuestros estudiantes de español 6 para ayudar a nuestros estudiantes, padres y apoderados. Ofrecemos información para navegar por nuestras escuelas y comunidad. (A page prepared by our Spanish 6 students to help our students, parents and guardians navigate our schools and community.)

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