The Eagles Nest NMAPA Newsletter

Learning and Leading Like Champions 2019-2020

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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CogAT Testing

Monday, August 9th- Wednesday, August 11th, our 1st, 2nd, & 5th-grade students will take the CogAT test. Testing begins each morning at 9:00 am. Please make sure scholars are on time every day. This test will help us learn the cognitive ability of all of our students.

Eagle of the Month

Congratulations to our August Eagles of the Month. We celebrated on Thursday, August 29th, at 8:10 am. These scholars exhibited excellent character and embody being respectful, responsible, and safe. Our September Eagles of the Month celebration will take place on Thursday, September 26th.
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Grandparents Day Luncheon

Thank you to all of the beautiful Grandparents who participated in our annual Grandparents Day Luncheon. It was a great time. We look forward to next years.
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PTO Meeting

Congratulations to our 2019-2020 PTO officers:

President- Raven Norris

Vice President- Briyonna York

Secretary- Nancy Ngwa

Treasurer- Saeila "Sai" Seger

The next PTO meeting is Tuesday, October 1st at 5:30.

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Falcon Fridays

Please join us in celebrating the Atlanta Falcons and their first home game for the 2019-2020 season on Friday by wearing Falcons apparel. If you're not a Falcons fan :-(, you can wear any sports team apparel. Everyone is Falcons attire will receive a special gift.

School Uniform

Please ensure that students are following the school uniform protocol, which can be found on the school website. Please make sure students are only wearing approved outerwear, in the colors navy blue or burgundy. Please give us a call if you have any questions.

Upcoming Events

September 2nd- Labor Day

September 5th- Grandparents Day Luncheon

September 9th-11th Cogat (1st, 2nd, & 5th Grades)

September 18th- Fall Picture Day

September 19th-NMAPA Movie Night

September 23rd-27th- IOWA Testing (2nd & 5th)

October 10th-11th-Fall Break

October 19thFall Festival

October 22nd-25th-District Assessment

October 23rd-24th-Early Release

October 23rd-31st- Red Ribbon Week

October 30th-Fall Picture Retake

October 31st-Character Book Parade