Northridge Middle School
Crawfordsville, Indiana
 765-364-1071
 765-362-7985

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    Good Morning Northridge Staff and Students

    These are you morning announcements for Thursday, December 1, 2016

    Sports Announcement:

    6th grade Boys Basketball practice 3:40 – 5:00

    7th grade Boys Basketball Game w/ Southwestern there at 6:00 p.m.

    8th grade Boys Basketball Game w/Southwestern here at 6:00 p.m.

    7th and 8th grade Cheer at the Game

    7/8th grade girls basketball tryouts will be Wednesday, Dec 7 from 5:30-7:30

    Robotics Pizza Party today, Thursday, December 1st during bonus in the Honor Room

    All athletes that have a practice at 3:40 on Mondays or immediately after Bonus on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays should report to the cafe by 3:00 or be in a classroom with a teacher. You are not to get dressed for practice before reporting to the cafe and you should not be walking the hallways.

    Reminder:  6th and 7th grade Boys Basketball pictures will be today December 1st during Bonus and the team pictures will be right after. Pictures are taken in the order that forms are returned. Make sure you get your forms turned in right away to Mrs. Hinders.

     FFA Announcements:

    Please stop by the front office information center and pick up a copy of your FFA announcements!
    We need FFA members to help work the pickup times next week in the Ag room.  See Mrs. Bell to sign up.

    SADD, Sunshine, National Honor Society, Student Council , and FFA members the annual Riley blanket event will be Thursday December 1st at 7pm in the Ag room.  

    FFA Needy family shopping will be December 14th right after school.  All members need to stay during bonus to create the meal and then go shopping with the members.  The FFA will be sponsoring 2 NMHS families this year.

    FFA needs FFA members with helping with the Nourish event on December 6th right after school.  See Mrs. Bell to sign up in the Ag room.

    FFA will be making college care packages December 7th in the Ag room during bonus.  Still need FFA members to sign up for a item to bring in and to help wrap that day.

    Students please leave all locker decorations alone!

    Charger Xtreme Dance Clinic 2016

    The high school dance team is offering a dance workshop where your child will receive a T-shirt, 4 hours of dancing, games, a pizza party, and be able to perform at the varsity basketball game during halftime.
    December 10th
    10 am – 2 pm
    NR Middle School Gym
    Troll Theme Dance Camp registration fee
    $25.00 per child
    $40.00 for 2 siblings
    $50.00 for 3 or more siblings
    Please make check payable to Charger Xtreme Dance Theme
    Forms are in the NR front office and due back December 2nd to your child’s school.

    ALL students should have received an ID card along with a blue lanyard.  Students need to begin wearing their IDs at all times.  Teachers will begin having ID checks during Advisory.  

    During lunch, students that have their IDs will eat first.  

    If you lose your ID, replacement IDs can be purchased for $5.00 at the front desk.  The cost of a replacement lanyard is $1.00.

    When you miss an announcement being read to you over the PA system please login to our Northridge Middle School Web Page and click on the tab NRMS Announcements. These are posted in the morning by our Technology Department

    Everyone make it a great day here at the ridgeSmile












  • Principal's Message

    Welcome to the website for Northridge Middle School, home of the Cougars. I am Benjamin Moore, the Principal. 

    Northridge Middle School is a dynamic middle school located in Montgomery County serving 500 students in grades sixth through eighth. We follow the trimester model which allows our students more instructional time in the core areas of Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. Students take 5 classes a day for 12 weeks and spend 65 minutes in each class. This allows for more instruction in each class over the course of the school year. Our students also have the opportunity to take a variety of exploratory classes such as music, PE, band, media and a host of other classes. In addition, we offer a student resource time each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:00-3:40 for students to get one on one help from their teachers or participate in clubs and other activities. We offer a second transportation route home for these students. This has allowed our students to participate in more activities and get more in-depth help from their teachers without having to worry about transportation.

    We strive to create an environment where each and every student is given the attention necessary to achieve his/her individual success. We want your child’s middle school years to be engaging, challenging, interesting, and enjoyable. Teachers and staff work diligently to foster a school climate that nurtures affective and cognitive development. The Northridge Middle School family believes that success at school is achieved in partnership with students and their parents.

    With all of us working together, we can help to make these great years of personal growth for your child and continue the strong tradition of excellence at Northridge Middle School.
     

    -Benjamin Moore
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    1:1 iPad Initiative.

    Northridge Middle School-Using technology to innovate, individualize and inspire learning.

    On Sept. 22, 2014, North Montgomery School Board approved the expansion of the 1:1 blended curriculum to include NRMS beginning with the 2015-16 school year. To see the presentation, click here.

    Goals:

    Authenticate learning so that students can use 21st Century Skills to solve real world problems.


    Northridge will use technology to support 21st Century Skills in our curriculum.  Students will have the opportunity to develop these skills in all academic content areas.  The skill set needed for today’s learners includes: 


    -Creativity and Innovation
    -Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
    -Communication and Collaboration
    -Information Literacy
    -Media Literacy 
    -ICT (Information, Communications and Technology) Literacy 

    Create self-paced, individualized learning experiences for students.

    Northridge students will have access and use technology to remediate and enrich learning opportunities.  Students will have access to software that individualizes assignments based on their specific needs.  

    Create learning experiences outside of the classroom and school hours.

    Students will use technology to have access to information inside and outside of the classroom.  Teachers will be able to capitalize on teachable moments to enhance instruction.  Students will have access to technology at home to continue their learning experience outside of the school.

    Increase communication between the school and home to maximize learning and growth.


    Students and staff will use devices to enhance communication between the school and home.  Teachers will have the opportunity to provide academic feedback on line.  Students will be able to access materials at home and use resources outside of the school.  

    Promote a digital citizenship culture of learners.

    There are many ways that technology enhances learning for students.  As students increase their access and use of technology, they need to understand the additional responsibilities that are essential.  Northridge will ensure that students are taught a digital citizenship curriculum that shows students how to responsibly use their devices.

    Click here for more information about the 1:1 Ipad Initiative 

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