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


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!

Principal's Message

Thank You Faculty & Staff for making this one of the most amazing school openings I have ever experienced! Special Shout-Out to the front office staff for all of their hard work. The past two weeks, I have watched everyone give 110% throughout the hallways of North Metro Academy. Everyone has given so much of themselves for the students. I'm excited about the great work we are going to do this year. The following words continue to inspire me and the work that we do here, and I want to share them with you:

I've only just a minute,

Only sixty seconds in it.

Forced upon me, can’t refuse it,

Didn’t seek it, didn’t choose it,

But it’s up to me to use it.

I must suffer if I lose it,

Give an account if I abuse it,

Just a tiny little minute,

But eternity is in it.

-Dr. Benjamin E. Mays

Open House

Thank you to all of the parents and scholars that joined us for Open House. It was a great kickoff to the school year. During this time, we welcomed all students and teachers to the building. Teachers shared about how they're going to continue to raise the bar for the 2018-2019 school year.

First Day of School

Raising The Bar In The Classroom

I would like to thank all of the excellent teachers at North Metro Academy of Performing Arts for starting the year off with such a focus on Teaching & Learning. These are a few small glimpses into the classrooms.
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Curriculum Night

Thursday, August 23rd, please join us for Curriculum Night beginning at 5:30 pm for our 4th & 5th-grade parents learning about our major's program. All other parents, please join us at 6:00 pm. This event is going to be a fantastic evening sharing about the excellent programs at North Metro Academy of Performing Arts.
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The first PTO meeting is scheduled for September 13, 2018, at 6:30. We would like to have 100% participation from all families and teachers.
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Grandparents Day Luncheon

Please join us on September 7, 2018, for our Grandparents Day Luncheon. On this day you will join your scholar for a delicious meal prepared by our cafeteria. The price for adult meals is $5.00. You can pay at the door.

Upcoming Events

8/23- Curriculum Night at 5:30 p.m.

8/30- Fire Drill

9/3- Student/Teacher Holiday

9/7-Grandparents Day Luncheon

9/12-9/14-CoGAT Testing (Grades 1,2, &5)

9/24-9/28-IOWA Assessment (Grades 2 & 5)

10/4-10/5-Fall Break

10/8- Student Holiday

10/20-Fall Festival