New Lexington Middle School

2549 Panther Drive, New Lexington, OH. 43764 P 740-342-4128 | F 740-342-6071
P.O. Box 173, Junction City, OH. 43748 P 740-343-0680 | F 740-343-0683

We Miss You !

Zoom Counseling with Mr. Duerr

Zoom counseling sessions are now available with Mr. Duerr.  If you are struggling in any way or even if you would just like someone to talk to, you can schedule a time to video chat with Mr. Duerr by emailing him to set an appointment.  His email is   [email protected].
Mr. Duerr will also be holding a live Zoom group-gathering every Wednesday from 9-10:00am for any student who would like to join the session to talk.  A link to join these meetings will be emailed to all students on your school email.

Middle School Events

2019/20 MVL CHAMPS!

Congratulations NLMS Wrestling! 

Jayda Dixon singing the National Anthem

Jayda Dixon Singing the National Anthem

PROSPER Partnership: Leadership Champion

Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Curry for being awarded the PROSPER Partnership Certificate for Leadership Champion. 

5 in a Row!

2019 Novice Parli Pro State Champions


2019 Breakfast Silver Award

Congratulations to our wonderful cooks! 

2019 Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center: Teacher of the Year

Mr. Rob Brokaw 

2019 Ohio Middle Level Association Regional Award: Educator Excellence

Mr. Jerimiah Schluep 

Ohio Association Teachers of Family Consumer Sciences: 2019 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Karen Curry 

2018 Ohio Department of Education Momentum Award


Congratulations New Lexington students and staff!

This is our third year in a row for winning the ODE Momentum Award. 

Let's keep the MOMENTUM going! 

Supporting Education

New Lexington businesses and organizations have partnered with the Middle School to support and celebrate our students.  We are extrememly appreciative and look forward to another year of collaboration and support from those in our community who see the importance of growing the future. 
A big THANK YOU to our partners and sponsors:
Pizza Place
Hair Expressions
Taco Bell 
Pizza Hut
 &  Trotter's 

Mission Statements

District Mission Statement
The mission of the New Lexington City School District is to promote the highest level of educational achievement, maximizing all students' potential, while challenging them to become life-long learners and socially responsible citizens.
NLMS Mission Statement
At NLMS we:
  • Provide a safe, supportive, and student-centered learning environment
  • Challenge ourselves to reach our highest potential
  • Promote respectful, productive citizens
  • Develop creative, critical thinkers


If your child will be absent from school, please call and let us know. When your child returns to school, they must provide a note explaining their absence, or it will be recorded as unexcused.

Ohio's State Tests:

AIR Testing Dates

This year, grades 6-8 will be testing on the same days. This reduces our testing days significantly.  
Language Arts: April 15-17 
  • Part 1: 4/15
  • Part 2: 4/16
  • Make-up: 4/17

Science (8th Grade only):       April 23-27

  • Part 1: 4/23
  • Part 2: 4/24
  • Make-up: 4/27

Mathematics: April 28-30

  • Part 1: 4/28
  • Part 2: 4/29
  • Make-up: 4/30 

NLMS Documents

NLMS Links

Upcoming Events

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