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New Life Academy of Excellence January 2021 Newsletter

New Life Academy of Excellence

4725 River Green Parkway

Duluth, GA 30096

(678) 720-9870 Phone (678) 720-9875 Fax


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NLAE Transition to All Student Digital Learning 1/19-1/22

New Life Academy of Excellence, Inc. in conjunction with Gwinnett County Public Schools issues the following statement:

Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) announced today that it will temporarily transition all in-person learners to digital instruction beginning Tuesday, January 19. (Monday, January 18, is a school holiday.) Digital Learning for all students will be from Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - Friday, January 22, 2021. District leaders will monitor the COVID situation and its effects on staffing to determine its ability to resume in-person instruction on Monday, January 25.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School Monday, January 18, 2021

New Life Academy of Excellence, Inc. will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Report Cards will be mailed on 1/15/2021

Reports cards will be mailed to all students on Friday, January 15, 2021. You may also check the GCPS Parent Portal on that date for the finalized grades as well.

1st Semester Awards Virtual Assembly Friday, January 22, 2021

Please join us as we celebrate the outstanding job our students did during the first semester. A video will be sent out Friday, January 22, 2021. Please make sure to check with your child's homeroom teacher as some teachers will be doing a separate ceremony as well.
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New Life Academy of Excellence in accordance with Gwinnett County Public Schools, has revised the 2020-2021 school calendar which includes the following date changes:

  • Four (4) additional Digital Learning Days have been added to the school calendar. On the dates listed below In-Person students will be Digital Learners for the day and will NOT report to the building. For all students, classes will be Asynchronous (No Live Zoom Sessions). Teachers can be reached by email on these days.

Digital Learning Day Dates:

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 (Day 1)

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 (Day 2)

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 (Day 3)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 (Day 4)

For copies of the revised calendar, please click the links below.

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Reporting Symptoms and Contact Information

At New Life Academy of Excellence, we strive to provide the best education possible while keeping all of our students safe. We understand that many parents and students have also made difficult choices this year to try to find the medium that suits both of these needs as well. This message is just a reminder to please have students experiencing any of the symptoms below to remain at home. If your child develops these symptoms, please email Ms. Kelly Purdie at kpurdie@newlifeacademyga.com or call 678-720-9870 to speak with her for further information.

Also, if your child has become a contact of a suspected or confirmed COVID19 case, instead of emailing the teacher please call or email Ms. Purdie so we can provide further instruction for you.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and support.

• Fever (measured temperature above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, or you feel feverish)

• Chills

• Cough

• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

• Fatigue

• Muscle or body aches

• Headache

• New loss of taste or smell

• Sore throat

• Congestion or runny nose

• Nausea or vomiting

• Diarrhea

Enrollment Information

Open Enrollment 2020-2021

Open Enrollment 2020-2021 is available to prospective parents and siblings of our current students. (This means if your current student has a sibling that does not yet attend NLAE and you would like them to enroll them). The Open Enrollment Period will end on Friday, February 5, 2021. Click the link below to create an account and register. Please share with a friend.

Talent Show Winners Announced

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We would like to thank all of our students for their input in choosing this year's talent show winners. We had over 360 students vote for their favorite act. We couldn't be more proud of all our students. The winners will be contacted the week of January 11th with their prize information. Once again, thank you to our wonderful student! Congratulations winners!
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Re-Enrollment 21-22 Incentive Winners Announced!

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Incentive Winners

We would like to congratulate the winners of the Re-Enrollment 21-22 Incentives. Winners will receive instructions for the retrieval of prizes the week of January 25, 2021. Once again, Congratulations!!!

In Case of Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather you will be notified by:

  • phone
  • email
  • text
  • local news
  • school website

If Gwinnett County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, New Life Academy of Excellence is also closed.

New Life Academy of Excellence will also send out instructions on making up those days via Digital Days.


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Don't miss out on the final week of our spirit wear sale! Use the code JAN21 and save 20% when you spend $60 or more! Check out all of the new designs for 2021!
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Flynn O'Hara has uniforms in stock!

One of our uniform providers has informed us that they have our monogrammed shirts along with skirts and pants in stock and ready for purchase. For more information view the link below.
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Calendar of Events


Friday, January 15, 2021

1st Semester Report Cards mailed

Monday, January 18, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School

Friday, January 22, 2021

1st Semester Virtual Awards Assembly sent out

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Digital Learning Day for All Student (Asynchronous - No Live Zoom Sessions)


Friday, February 5, 2021

Open Enrollment 2020-2021 closes at 9:00 am

Friday, February 12, 2021

Student/Teacher Holiday - No School

Monday, February 15, 2021

Student Holiday - No School

Wednesday, February 17, 2021, & Thursday, February 18, 2021

Early Release Days - Students dismissed at 11:30 am must be picked up by 12:00 noon.