Welcome to
Northside Middle School

Principal: Ms. Lisa Davis
Assistant Principal: Mr. Brad Tillman

It is the mission of Northside Middle School to nurture and develop successful lifelong learners. We envision a school where the environment is a safe, secure, and inviting place; where students are prepared for college and career opportunities; and where respect, responsibility, and cooperation are shared among all stakeholders in our learning community.


Please make note of the following calendar updates

  • Monday, May 29th will be a weather make-up day due to Hurricane Matthew. Schools will operate on a regular schedule.


Input Needed
  • Northside is revisiting our mission and vision for the next school year.  We need input from Parents, Students, Business partners, and the community.  Please click here to see our draft statements and provide your feedback.

P.O.W.E.R Shout-Outs

Join us in celebrating the faculty and staff members at NMS and the measures they take to ensure learning at a high level for our students.  Please click HERE to share your positive thoughts and thanks for a job well done.  We will share this information with faculty and staff members and put them into a monthly drawing for a gift card to Travinia's Italian Restaurant.



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Haga clic aquí para leer la versión en español del Northside Nugget.



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2012/2013 Palmetto Gold Award Winner for General Performance
2013/2014 Palmetto Gold Award Winner for General Performance
2014/2015 Palmetto Gold Award Winner for General Performance

Northside Middle School Calendar


Important Information

Important Dates


Enrollment Form
CLICK HERE to download our Lexington Two school enrollment form. This is a districtwide universal enrollment form. Print this form, complete it, and bring it with any additional information needed and complete the registration process. 

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para descargar nuestro formulario de Lexington 2 matrícula escolar en español.

School Calendars 
Click here to view the Lexington Two calendar for the 2016-2017 school year.

Click here to view the Lexington Two calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. 

Accessing WiFi on iPad at home
(iPad Information)
Click here  for a video on how students can connect to WiFi off campus. You will need to be logged into the filter using these steps before Google Classroom will work. 
Click here for general information about the student iPads.

10-Point Grading Scale
Lexington District Two will implement the new
10-point Grading Scale beginning with the 2016-2017 school year. A conversion chart is available here.
Parent Letter addressing new Grading Scale found here .

For guidelines on the school administration of medication click here.

A written prescription is required for all medications, including over-­the-­counter medications, to be given in the school setting. The “Permission for School Administration of Medication” form, when signed by an authorized prescriber, may serve as the written prescription. Stamped signatures will not be accepted.

SIC Nominations
Northside Middle School’s School Improvement Council (SIC) assists with the development and monitoring of school improvement and innovation.  Serving as a liaison between the school and the community, the SIC meets on the fourth Monday of each month.  SIC members serve two year terms.  We are in need of more people to serve Northside Middle School in the capacity of SIC.  Please consider joining us in this important work of the school. The nomination form is available here. If you have any questions concerning SIC or the school, please contact Principal Lisa Davis at 803-739-4190, ldavis@lex2.org or Tom Allen, NMSIC Chair at 803-622-5308, tallen@regstaff.sc.gov.

NMS Tile Project
The Northside PAW Club has started an ongoing fundraiser, selling personalized engraved tiles to be permanently displayed around the school! For more information click here.

2016 Online Free-Reduced Meal Application
The Free-Reduced meal application can now be completed online. Visit www.paypams.com/onlineapp*
Select State - SC and then Lexington School District Two. Follow the instructions to complete the application.
If you have any questions call Food Services at 739-8381.

Join Northside's Paw 
Booster Club
Click here to go to our Paw Booster Club page. There you can download membership forms and Cougar Wear order forms.

Keep Saving Those Boxtops!
Students can bring Boxtops in to homeroom. For a list of products with Box Tops for Education or for more information click here*.

You can clip the Labels for Education label and send to Ms. Richardson.  Don't forget to include the UPC barcode with the label.  Labels for Education also offers super easy eLabels!!  Click here* to register, enter your store savings cards, and select Northside.  When you purchase a participating item it will automatically send points to our school...and...you can still clip the label from the package and send it to us!!  Participating stores are Kroger, Food Lion and many more.  Don't forget to tell friends and relatives.


*These links will bring you to pages outside of the Lexington District Two web presence.






157 Cougar Drive • W. Columbia, SC 29169 •  (803) 739-4190 Phone • (803) 739-3188 Fax