The Student News Site of Niles Middle School


  • First Nine Weeks Grading Period ends on Friday October 27th. Report Cards will be coming out November 3rd.
  • No School on Friday, October 13th and Friday, October 27th!
  • The NE8 Volleyball Tournament will begin on Saturday, October 7th at Hubbard and Girard High Schools.
  • The NMS 8th Grade Band will perform with Niles McKinley High School Marching Band at halftime of the Varsity Football game on Friday, October 6th
  • First Nine Weeks Grading Period on Friday, October 6th and Interim reports will be sent home with students.
  • NMS Life touch Picture Day on Tuesday October, 3rd!
  • NMS Harvest Dinner at 5:00pm-7:00pm Thursday October 5th!
  • Prep Rally September 27th!
The Student News Site of Niles Middle School


The Student News Site of Niles Middle School


Cheerleaders getting the croweed pumped
Showing School Spirit!!
September 28, 2023
Servin Volleyball Photos
Servin' Volleyball Photos
September 26, 2023

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Goodbye Eighth Grade
Melissa Ciminero, Editor • May 30, 2023

Marathon Math Man!



What is your wife’s name? : Cathy

How many kids do you have? : 2 daughters, Macey and Anna

Do you have any pets? : I have a cat named Moose

How did you spend your summer?  Running, biking, and spending time with my family.

What is your favorite TV series and movie? : My favorite TV series is Seinfeld and my favorite movie is Gladiator.

What is your favorite song and artist? : My Favorite song is Under Pressure. My favorite artist is David Bowie.

What is your favorite thing to do? (not running) : Spending time with my wife and kids

What is your favorite food? : Pizza

As a teacher, what is your favorite part about it? :Seeing the progress of my students.

Have you always wanted to be a teacher? : No, I had various jobs when I was younger, but they weren’t rewarding.

When did you find your passion for running? : I started to really like running in my mid- 40s. (I’m 54 now)

How many marathons have you run? : I’ve run 26 marathons

What advice would you give to any of your students from your life experiences? : That life is not a spectator sport. Find something you enjoy and get after it.

What advice would you give to any aspiring athletes? : To get out of your comfort zone. This is where the magic happens.