The Eagles Nest NMAPA Newsletter

Raising The Bar for the 2018-2019 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

NMAPA CREED

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!

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Report Cards & Awards Breakfast

On Friday, January 11th students will receive their Report Cards in their Friday Folders. Award Ceremony for our students who earn a Citizenship Award, A/B Honor Roll, or Principal's List will take place on Friday, January 25th at the following times:

K-2- 8:45am

3-5- 10:00 am

MLK Day of Service

Thank you to the ladies of Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Inc. Over 16 members organized the Media Center for our scholars. Thank you again to all of the ladies.
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Relay For Life Jean Day

On Thursday, January 24th, we are having our first Jeans Day in support of our Relay for Life team. Staff and students will donate $2.00 to wear jeans and school spirit.

January Eagles of the Month

Congratulations to all of our Eagles of the Month. On Thursday, January 31st in the media center at 8:15 am; we will celebrate all of our Eagles of the Month.


Kindergarten

Chase Fernandez - Bautista

Nicky Vazquez - Hutchinson

Arianna Mashburn - Marsh


First

Leora Beck - Daniels

Olivia Hannon - Huxtable


Second

Izabel Lauriston - Shreve

Kalece Harrison - Miller

Melanie Callendar - Payne


Third Grade

Rachel Johnson

Malcolm Kennedy


Fourth

Janay Glover - Ludy


Fifth

Kamiil Thomas - Griffin

Phillip Glenn Wells-Tarver - Hawkins

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Class Pictures

On Wednesday, February 6th, our scholars will take their class pictures. This is an excellent opportunity for us to capture all of the scholars with their teacher and classmates.
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Silver Spoon

Congratulations to our Silver Spoon winner for this week Mrs. Lee. This award recognizes a staff member who demonstrates a strong commitment to our students. This staff member encourages students and staff to think imaginatively, critically, and independently. Each week a new staff member will receive the silver spoon.
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Re-Enrollment Forms

Please return all Re-enrollment forms to the front office by Friday, January 18th if your child will return next year or not. Please contact Ms. Scott at 770-903-2933 if you have any questions or concerns.
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Parent & Staff Survey

Parents and Staff, we need your help completing the 2019 Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0. We need at least 75% of our parents and staff to complete the survey. The survey results are shared around the country about our school. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

School Personnel Link:

http://gshs.gadoe.org/personnel

Parent Link :

http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

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Spring Gala Committee Meeting

On Tuesday, January 29th at 6:00 we are going to have our first spring gala committee meeting. We need your help to ensure this is a successful event. Please contact the front office if you have any questions or concerns.
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School Dance

Thursday, March 7th, from 5:00-8:00 we have our first school dance. The dance will take place here at NMAPA and will cost $5.00. This will be an excellent time for all. Scholars will have music, food, and fun. Please contact the front office if you have any questions.
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Saturday School

Saturday School will begin next month for all 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade students who would like to participate. During these sessions, teachers will work with scholars to provide intensive small group instruction. We will begin Milestone preparation for the scholars. The following dates are listed below: February 2nd, February 9th, February 23rd, March 9th, March 16th, and March 23rd. Please contact someone from the administrative team if you have any questions.
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Birthday Parties

Birthday celebrations shall only take place during recess and lunch. Please limit your items to cupcakes or cake (pre-sliced). Class parties will take place before winter break and the last day of school. Please contact the front office if you have any questions or concerns.

Upcoming Events

1/25- Awards Ceremony

2/5- Schoolwide Spelling Bee

2/6-Class Pictures

2/12- 1st Grade Production

2/15-Inclement Weather Make-Up Day

2/18- Student Holiday/Teacher Workday

2/20-2/21- Early Release Day

3/7-School Dance