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

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!

Fall Festival

Thank you to all the families that came to our annual Fall Festival on Saturday. It was an excellent day of family fun. We raised over $1,500 to purchase instructional materials for students. Scholars added over 100 books to their home libraries. Thank you to all of the staff members and volunteers that worked extremely hard to ensure that the event was a success. I truly thank everyone for their hard work.
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New Website Launch

Our new and improved website has launched at www.northmetroacademy.org. Please visit the site as your one stop shop for all information regarding our school. You can find the school calendar, staff directory, OZ rehearsal information, and more.
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Parade of Books

We are excited to have our scholars participate in the Parade of Books on October 31st at 1:30. Scholars will choose a book and/or character to portray in the Parade of Books."

Teachers may have scholars select characters from a class book study already in progress.

Scholars will write a brief summary character analysis for hall displays. This work will be done during literacy block this week. All scholars will decorate a book covers representing the book of choice. This work will be done during After care or Art. Scholars who come without costumes will carry their decorated book cover. Parents we invite you to join us!

  • No bloody, gorey costumes...this is not a Halloween parade!
  • No comic book superheros or licensed characters (sorry, Rugrats!)
  • No elaborate face makeup.
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Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to all of our classroom spelling bee winners. The school spelling bee will take place on Thursday, November 16th at 9:00 a.m. Good luck to everyone.


3rd Grade Classroom Winners:

Calloway- Tanaii Parks (winner) Santoine Hindsman (runner-up)

Rhodes- Amiya Johnson (winner) Zion Burroughs (runner-up)

Highfield- Haiden Brown (winner) Christopher Boyd (runner-up)


4th Grade Classroom Winners:

Morrison- Alana Louis (winner) Olivia Destin (runner-up)

Steed- Kennedy Stevens (winner) Gavin Williams (runner-up)


5th Grade Classroom Winners:

Holloway- Caden Srull-Davis (winner) Kamara Giddens (runner-up)

Ludy- Diego Almonte (winner) Isreal Clark (runner-up)

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PTO Skate Party

Please join us on Thursday, November 16th from 5:30-8:00pm at Skate-A-Long USA. The address is 744 Beaver Ruin Road Lilburn, GA 30047. This will be an evening of fun for the entire family.

Red Ribbon Week

Thank you to Mrs. Rodriguez and all of our students and staff members for your participation during Red Ribbon Week. Everyone looked amazing showing their commitment to being drug free.

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Fall Picture Day

Fall Picture Retakes is November 16th. This is another opportunity for everyone to take professional pictures from our vendor Lifetouch.
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Next PTO Meeting

Please join us at our next PTO meeting on Thursday, November 9th at 6:30. It will feature a performance from our 2nd graders.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 16th- PTO Skate Party

Thursday, November 16th- Holiday Luncheon

November 20th-24th- Thanksgiving Break

December 21st-January 3rd- Winter Break