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Welcome to NAMS

Our Mission

We are an educational organization of life long learners involving students, educators, parents and our community. Together we strive to create a welcoming environment that prioritizes academic excellence, creativity and mutual respect. We embrace diversity and encourage positive risk taking and community building. We are persistent in becoming an exemplary high performing comprehensive middle school.

North Andover Middle School provides a developmental middle school approach to learning. We recognize individual learning styles as we focus on process writing, mathematics using manipulatives, and the inquiry approach in all subjects, including science and social studies. Our classroom environments support critical and creative thinking, cooperative and individual learning with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary curriculum.

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    Message to NAMS Families 6/18/24

    Good Afternoon NAMS Families,

    Thank you for your ongoing support over the year(s)! To our graduates, I wish you nothing but success and happiness in your next 4 years! To our returning students, we are already looking forward to a great year together coming soon!

    You may find this final message here. In this message, you will find the following information:

    • Congratulation NAMS Class of 2024

    • Missing Yearbook Pictures Update

    • Trimester 3 & Final Grades

    • Welcome to the summer reading portal for the North Andover Middle School!

    • Summer Math Opportunities

    • New Calendar and Key District Dates

    • NAMS Building & Renovation Project

    • Mental Health Support in NorthAndover

    • Summer Food Services Programs

    • Students Not Attending North Andover in the Fall 2024

    • Robotics Summer Camp Opportunity for Grades 7 & 8

    I will be sending you periodic updates this summer with information regarding the building project and the upcoming school year. 

    I hope that you are able to find time to enjoy this upcoming summer with friends and family, creating wonderful memories.

    Be well,

    Jorge Goncalves

    Principal

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    NAMS Message to Families 6/14/24

    Good afternoon NAMS Families,

    I hope that this message finds you and your loved ones well. First, I would like to wish all of our NAMS Dads a wonderful upcoming Father’s Day Weekend. 

    You may find this week’s message here. In this week’s message, you will find the following information:

    • NAMS Promotion Ceremonies - Time Change 6/17/24

    • NAMS Building & Renovation Project

    • Welcome to the summer reading portal for the North Andover Middle School!

    • Summer Math Opportunities

    • Students Not Attending North Andover in the Fall 2024

    • Robotics Summer Camp Opportunity for Grades 7 & 8

    Be well,

    Jorge Goncalves

    Principal

    Read More about NAMS Message to Families 6/14/24
    North Andover School Committee-Spring 2024 Educator Hall of Fame Nominee

    North Andover School Committee

    North Andover, Massachusetts

      Spring 2024 Educator Hall of Fame Nominee

     

    The Educator Hall of Fame Selection Committee met to discuss the potential nominees.

    The Committee consisted of VC Joe Hicks, Alissa Koenig, Mary Hellen Paradise, Jane Broderick, and Greg Landry.

    The Committee unanimously decided to recommend Mrs. Lisa Bernard to the whole School Committee for consideration into theNorth Andover Public Schools Educator Hall of Fame.  

     

    Read More about North Andover School Committee-Spring 2024 Educator Hall of Fame Nominee
    NAMS Message to Families 6/7/24

    Good afternoon NAMS Families,

    I think that it is fair to say that we are finally in the final countdown for this school year! 

    There is a lot of important information in this week’s message! Please take a moment to review this information - it’s all in one place for your convenience.

    Please also review this week’s message to families here. In this message, you will find the following information:

    • NAMS End-of-Year Events 2024

    • Grade 8 Students Present at DESE Civics Project Showcases

    • Robotics Summer Camp Opportunity for Grades 7 & 8

    • Bravo to our NAMS Music Programs!

    • Welcome to the summer reading portal for the North Andover Middle School!

    • Have you ordered a NAMS Yearbook yet?

    • Students Not Attending North Andover in the Fall 2024

    • Fall 2024 field hockey registration is NOW OPEN!

    • NAMS Building Project

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend,

    Jorge Goncalves

    Principal

    Read More about NAMS Message to Families 6/7/24

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