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Spring Sports

Current 7th and 8th graders interested in playing a spring sport must have a sports physical on file dated April 1, 2018, or later.  Spring sports include:  boys' soccer, girls' soccer, boys' baseball, and girls' softball.  Students will not be allowed to tryout without a valid sports physical on file.  Tryout dates/times are currently "to be announced."  Forms are available for pick-up in our front office or online

UPDATE: Students interested in trying out for soccer should plan to attend an informational meeting in Ms. Baughman's room on Wed, January 30, from 3:15 to 4:00 pm. This meeting is for both boys and girls interested in trying out.


Donations Needed

The Charleston restoration project, Spartina Alterniflora, needs our help!  They need plastic pots with holes on the bottom and potting soil with fertilizer.  If you can donate either of these items, please take them to Ms. Hoesli's science room (#612).  

Spartina Alterniflora Flyer


Spring Book Fair Volunteers Needed

Book fair volunteers needed for February 11-15 ... consider signing up today!  Sign Up Genius 


Curriculum Night for RISING 6th, 7th, 8th Graders

Northwood Middle School invites you to attend Curriculum Night on Mon, February 11, 2019, at 6:00 pm!

RISING 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students and parents are invited to Curriculum Night at Northwood Middle School to learn more about class offerings and educational opportunities available in the 2019-20 school year.  Teachers, Administrators, and School Counselors will present grade-level specific information covering the following topics:


- Success tips for transitioning to the next grade. 
- Curriculum covered in academic subjects.
- High school credit course offerings. 
- Related arts course offerings. 


Rising Riverside High 9th Graders

Rising Riverside High 9th graders and their parents are invited to the school on Tues, January 29, or Thurs, January 31.  Both nights are the same format, so choose the one that works best in your family's schedule. 

5:30PM - Learn the Warrior Way - clubs/organizations set up to answer questions, spirit wear for sale, building open so that families can walk around, a classroom on each hall is open so families can see inside, students throughout the building to answer questions.

6:30PM - Curriculum Meeting - general information given and departmental representatives speak.


PE Uniforms Available ONLINE!

We are now offering an ONLINE ordering option for PE uniforms! The deadline to order is Sun, Jan 27, and all uniforms will be delivered directly to your student here at Northwood. If you do not wish to order online, you can purchase a solid red t-shirt and solid navy athletic shorts (no shorter than 3" above the top of the kneecap) at any local store. 

Informational flyer

Quick link to order


IGP Conferences for 8th Graders

To Parents of Eighth Graders:  The Northwood Middle School Counseling Office is currently conducting Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) conferences for 8th graders. The IGP is a conference held from grades 8 through 12 with each student and their parent or guardian to discuss current and past academic progress, high school goals & curriculum, and plans for the future.  Please follow this link to sign up for an appointment ... we now have openings in January!  We look forward to discussing your student’s transition to high school.


School Choice for 2019-20

Please visit the GCS school choice informational page for full details on applying for "school choice" for the 2019-20 school year. 


ACE Awards

Northwood Middle School is happy to announce that the ACE Awards are now open in Greenville County Schools.  ACE recognizes and honors the “unsung heroes” in grades 8 and 12 in our middle and high schools.  ACE Award honorees are comprised of students who have overcome tremendous odds to achieve wonderful things in their churches, schools, homes, or communities but have not been recognized for doing so.  Anyone can nominate a Greenville County 8th or 12th grade student for an ACE Award.  The deadline to do so is February 1st. To nominate a student for an ACE Award, go to https://www.coaches4character.com/ace-awards.html .  There will be a celebration for the winners in May at the Relentless Church on Haywood Road. 


Yearbook Information!

Order your yearbook from Jostens

It's NEVER too early to order your 2018-19 Northwood yearbook!  To learn about all yearbook options and to make a purchase, visit the Jostens website

ATTENTION 8th Grade Parents:  Celebrate your student's success and milestones by creating a custom yearbook recognition ad for your student.  Create and purchase an ad by October 19, 2018, and save $10.  Last day to order recognition ads is February 8, 2019.  

ATTENTION Students & NMS Staff:  Learn how to share your stories and photos directly to the Northwood yearbook staff by visiting the "Through the Eyes of a Knight" yearbook site!


Good Knight: A Northwood Story

It's a fact ... middle school can be a nightmare!  Even Nik, a first-time student at Northwood, feels nervous.  We hope you enjoy this 11-minute video written and directed by Mr. Boone and starring our very own students.  Venture along with Nik to discover the true meaning of KNIGHTS:  

Kindness, Nobility, Integrity, Grit, Honesty, Tolerance, Self-direction


Keep Your Contact Info Updated!

Please keep your contact information up-to-date by notifying Northwood of any address, phone, or email changes.  Contact our Registrar @ 864-355-7013.