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!

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Cookie Man Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone that participated in our Cookie Man fundraiser. Game Truck will be at North Metro Academy of Performing Arts on Friday, March 23, 2018 for all scholars who sold ten or more items.
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Cheeseburger Bobby's Fundraiser

Please join us at Cheeseburger Bobby's located at 6050 Peachtree Parkway Norcross, GA 30092 on March 22, 2018 starting at 4:00 p.m. Mention North Metro Academy of Performing Arts and the school will receive a portion of the proceeds. We look forward to seeing everyone there.
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Spring Picture Day

March 27, 2018 is Spring Picture Day.
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College and Career Week

North Metro Academy of Performing Arts

College and Career Week: March 26-30th

March 26th-30th is North Metro Academy of Performing Arts College and Career Week! We will have learning activities throughout the week surrounding future college and career choices. Students are asked to dress for the daily theme.

Monday: NMAPA students are going places! Wear your NMAPA Spirit Wear!

Tuesday: College Day! Wear your favorite college shirt!

Wednesday: Our future is bright! Wear sunglasses or a neon shirt!

Thursday: Future Careers! Dress as the career you want to be!

Friday: Dress for Success! Dress your best!

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Save The Date

Gwinnett County Public School Area Board Meeting District III - Dr. Mary Kay Murphy is Thursday, March 29th at 7 PM in the Norcross High School Theater, with refreshments served at 6:30 PM. If you would like to learn more about Gwinnett County Public Schools vision and mission, please join me there.
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Save The Date

Please join us for our guitar recital on March 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the NMAPA Cafe.
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Drama Majors Production

The Drama Majors of NMAPA will be performing in their "annual" stage production on March 30th at 7 p.m.
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Inclement Weather Make Up Days

Please plan accordingly: February 23rd, March 9th, & March 23rd are make-up days. We will have school on these days.
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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, March 13th at 5:00 in the front office conference room. We are very excited about the gala on May 12th to celebrate our scholars and faculty.

Georgia Milestone Schedule

The Georgia Milestone Schedule is listed below. Please ensure that our scholars are at school on time and prepared to do their best! More information coming soon.

Wednesday, April 11 ~ ELA Section 1

Thursday, April 12 ~ ELA Section 2

Friday, April 13 ~ ELA Section 3

Tuesday, April 17 ~ Math Section 1

Wednesday, April 18 ~ Math Section 2

Friday, April 20 ~ Science Sections 1 & 2

Monday, April 23 ~ Social Studies Sections 1 & 2

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 27th- Spring Picture Day

Friday, March 30th- Career Day

April 2nd-April 6th- Spring Break

Thursday, May 3rd- Kindergarten Round-Up

Saturday, May 12th- Spring Gala

Tuesday, May 22nd- 5th Grade Graduation

Wednesday, May 23rd-Field Day/Last Day of School