The Eagles Nest NMAPA Newsletter

Soaring to New Heights for the 2017-2018 School Year

Our School Vision

Vision: North Metro Academy of Performing Arts will be the best charter school in the state of Georgia where students acquire the 21st century knowledge and skills ignited by the arts to be successful in high school and college.

Mission: NMAPA engages students in instruction that integrates academics and performing arts in ways that address the unique needs and interests of each student, while intentionally developing confidence, imagination and collaboration.

Instructional Expectations:

Workshop Model (Reader's, Writer's, & Math)

Integration of the Arts

High Levels of Student Engagement and Inquiry


I am a NMAPA child of Excellence who always does my best. I am Respectful and Responsible. I am Creative and Innovative. I am Focused and Determined. I am Kind and Supportive. I soar as high as an eagle on the wings of my Integrity. I am a Courageous Leader who can achieve anything with hard work and dedication. I am a NMAPA scholar and I am committed to Success!

Georgia Milestone Schedule

Georgia Milestone Testing has begun. Please ensure that your scholar is on time and prepared to be successful for the next two weeks of testing. Testing will begin on the days listed below at 9:00 am. We are so excited for all of our students to showcase their learning. There will be no visitation to classrooms during testing.

Wednesday, April 11 ~ ELA Section 1

Thursday, April 12 ~ ELA Section 2

Friday, April 13 ~ ELA Section 3

Tuesday, April 17 ~ Math Section 1

Wednesday, April 18 ~ Math Section 2

Friday, April 20 ~ Science Sections 1 & 2

Monday, April 23 ~ Social Studies Sections 1 & 2

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College and Career Week

Thank you to our wonderful counselor, Mrs. Ericka Rodriguez, and our wonderful staff and volunteers for making College and Career Week at North Metro Academy of Performing Arts a success.

North Metro Academy of Performing Arts Spring Gala

We are so excited to celebrate the wonderful teaching and learning that takes place here at North Metro Academy of Performing Arts. Please join us on Friday, May 11th at 7:00 at the Norcross Cultural Arts Center for our inaugural spring gala. We are excited that actor Jamal Woolard will be our special guest. Please purchase tickets on the website today for this event.
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Skate Party

Please join us for our Spring Skate Party on Thursday, May 3rd from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Skate-A-Long USA.

744 Beaver Ruin Road.

Lilburn, GA 30047


Field Day Shirts

On Friday, April 13th we will begin the sale of our Field Day T-shirts. You will receive the order forms in your scholars Friday Folder. Please contact the front office if you have any questions or concerns.
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Yearbook Sales

We are now taking orders for our 2017-2018 yearbook. The cost is $25.00. We only have 60 copies available. Once we sell-out, we will not be able to order more. Please make all checks payable to North Metro Academy of Performing Arts.
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One Dime at a Time

Did you know that one water bottle filled with dimes = $100.00? North Metro Academy of Performing Arts Relay for Life team will collect "Dimes for a Cure" beginning Monday, April 16th. Each class will fill a water bottle with dimes. The class who collects the most dimes will win a Pizza Party.

Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in joining our planning team, for our inaugural Spring Gala, we are meeting on Tuesday, April 24th at 5:15 in the front office conference room. We are very excited about the gala on May 11th to celebrate our scholars and faculty.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 3rd- Kindergarten Round-Up

Thursday, May 3rd- Third Grade Showcase

Tuesday, May 8th- New Student Registration

Friday, May 11th- Spring Gala

May 18th & 20th- OZ Performance

Monday, May 21st- Dance Recital

Tuesday, May 22nd- 5th Grade Graduation

Wednesday, May 23rd-Field Day/Last Day of School