The Eagles Nest NMAPA Newsletter

You Are an Essential Piece of the Puzzle- 2021-2022

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!

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Fall Festival

The Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, November 6th from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. We would love to have parents volunteer for this event. We also would like parents who would like to set up a vendor table for the Fall Festival as well. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
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Fall Picture Day

Fall Picture Day is Wednesday, November 3rd. Students must dress in their professional dress, which includes their North Metro Academy Blazer. We will have blazers available for students who will need one for their pictures.
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Digital Learning Day #3

We are excited to celebrate our Digital Learning Day #3 on Tuesday, November 9th. If you need a device for this day please do not hesitate to email our TST, Chris Dunning, chris.dunning
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Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break will take place the week of Monday, November 22nd-Friday, November 26th.
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GCPS Covid Protocol

If a North Metro Academy student tests positive for COVID-19 or is identified as a direct contact of a COVID positive person (and isn't vaccinated), please Gloria Thomas, Assistant Principal, as well as the homeroom teacher for next steps with our GCPS quarantine protocol.

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Upcoming Events

November 3rd- Fall Pictures

November 6th-Fall Festival

November 9th- Digital Learning Day #3

November 18th- Gwinnett County Board of Education Meeting

November 22nd- November 26th- Thanksgiving Break