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!

Principals Message

Welcome back! Happy New Year! I hope that each of you had a great break and enjoyed special time with loved ones. Time away from our everyday tasks allows for us to relax and re-charge while reflecting on the past year. I am excited about the next chapter in our 2017-2018 school year and look forward to us taking this journey together with compassion, enthusiasm and determination. We are excited for the continued partnership with each and every parent.

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Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night

We are excited about our first Chick-Fil-A spirit night on January 9, 2018 from 5:00-8:00. Please join us at the Chick-Fil-A located at 5455 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Norcross, GA 30093.
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Re-enrollment for Next School Year

Re-enrollment for all current students will begin on Tuesday, January 16th- January 31st. We are excited as we begin to prepare for the 2018-2019 school year. Please contact Ms. Scott if you have any questions or concerns.
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Jeans & Jersey Day

We are so excited to cheer our Georgia Bulldogs on to victory in the College Football Championship on Monday, January 8th that we are having jeans and sports apparel Monday and Tuesday at North Metro Academy. Scholars and teachers can wear jeans and their favorite team jersey or shirts. Parents please ensure that scholars are in appropriate dress code unless otherwise noted.
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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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Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in joining our planning team, for our inaugural Spring Gala, we are meeting on Tuesday, January 9th at 5:00 in the front office conference room. This is going to be an exciting event and we look forward to everyone joining us.
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Honors Program

Report Cards for first semester will be issued on Friday, January 12th. The Honors Program for all students who received all A's, A's & B's, and/or Citizenship Awards will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd. Grades K-2 program begins at 8:30 and Grades 3-5 program begins at 9:30. You will receive an invitation if your child has met the requirements.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 9th- Chick-Fil-A Night

Friday, January 12th- Report Cards Issued

Monday, January 15th- MLK Holiday

Wednesday, January 17th- Class Group Picture Day

Tuesday, January 23rd- Honors Program

Friday, February 2nd- Ned's Kindness Adventure

February 19th-23rd- Book fair