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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Silver Spoon

Congratulations to our Silver Spoon winner for this week Ms. Scott. 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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PBIS Party

On Wednesday, October 3rd, we have our first PBIS Party to celebrate the excellent behavior of our scholars. Students will participate in games, dancing, art, etc. This will be a real celebration of their hard work for the first nine weeks.


WHAT: We will have our first PBIS Celebration

WHEN: Wednesday, October 2nd. 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

WHERE: Gym Cafeteria Music and Art Room Media Center
WHO: Students who have earned $10, $20, and $30 Eagle Bucks

WHY: To recognize the student who has worked hard at being Respectful, Responsible, and Safe.

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Fall Break

October 4th & 5th is Fall Break & October 8th is a student holiday. On these days school will be closed. We hope our scholars enjoy the time with their families.

Beta Club Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to our 4th & 5th-grade students that will be inducted into our newly chartered Junior Beta Club. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, October 2nd at 9:00 am at North Metro Academy of Performing Arts.
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Bookfair

The Bookfair is coming the week of October 15th-October 19th. Students will have the opportunity to visit the media center to purchase books to add to their home library. Students will receive a preview circular in their Friday folder next week.
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Fall Picture Day

Fall Picture Day is on Thursday, October 18th. You will receive an order form next week in your scholar's Friday folder.
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Progress Reports

Students will receive their progress reports on Friday, October 12th for the first nine weeks. They will receive their report card for the first semester on Friday, January 11th.
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Early Release

Early Release is on Wednesday, October 24th & Thursday, October 25th. Dismissal will begin at 11:45 am on both days. Aftercare will be available for scholars. Please contact the front office if you have any questions or concerns.
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Donation Closet

Beginning on Wednesday, September 19, 2018., we are creating our donation closet for the families at North Metro Academy of Performing Arts, and we are asking for your help! Items needed for donations are diapers, wipes, non-perishable food items, and hygiene products. We will have two boxes, one will be located in the main lobby and the other box will be in the counselors room. Thank you in advance for your assistance.
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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

10/4-10/5-Fall Break

10/8- Student Holiday

10/12-Progress Reports

10/20-Fall Festival