National Magnet School of Distinction and Excellence - 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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    Magnet Marine Science Program

    The focus of the Marine Science Magnet program at New River Middle School is to emphasize marine education and its application to the real world through hands-on learning and field experiences.  The program exposes students to environmental issues and fosters marine stewardship.  It is our goal that our students become proactive in their community to preserve and protect their local habitats.  All students at New River Middle School will exposed to a wealth of marine-related activities and educational opportunities.  The level of involvement in the marine courses and activities is dependent on the students interest in the various courses, clubs, and marine-related opportunities.

    Magnet Photo

    Marine Science Magnet Academic Goals
    Infuse academic curriculum with a marine focus on conservation, awareness, and stewardship.
    6th and 7th grade – Marine Research Course
    8th grade - Marine Science I
    (High School Honors credit course)

    Additional ocean/marine related electives:
    6th grade: Ocean Exploration and Marine ROV as  a part of the WHEEL elective (9 weeks)
    7th & 8th grade: Ocean Exploration and Marine ROV
    (Remotely Operated Vehicle) Course

    Please contact our Magnet Coordinator, Ms. Katherine O'Fallon at 754-323-3600. 
    You may also click here to email Ms. O'Fallon for more information.

    Academic Requirements
    Acceptance into a Magnet Program for middle and high school students is based on academic performance.

    •Grade Point Average- 2.5
    •Level 3 or greater FSA score (ELA & Math)
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    New River Middle School students join Guy Harvey Research Institute...on the hunt to save sharks!

    shark tagging
    Click here to view article and video!

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    Marine Science Magnet Program

    Recognition of New River Middle School Marine Science Magnet Program Recognition of Partnership for ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) Competition/Program


    "Naming Ceremony" for the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center at Nova Southeastern University.

     Naming Ceremony

    Please click articles below to read about our unveiling of our new school logo designed by the renowed marine artist,
    Guy Harvey!

     Guy Harvey School Logo

    Sun Sentinel
     News Broadcast

    Please click here to view an article “Students’ Research Helps Protect Area Marine Life”
    on New River Middle School’s participation in the 20th annual Wheelabrator Symposium.