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Final Exam Updates and End of Year Information

Parents,

Due to scheduling challenges, we will be changing our Final Exam dates and times.

  • ·         Final exams will now begin on Friday, May 19th
  • ·         Final exams will now be only an hour and a half long period instead of the previous 2 hour long block.
  • ·         Final exams will be the first 2 periods of the final exam days.
  • ·         This will mean that all students will be counted as present for the whole day if they are in the 2 final exam periods. 
  • ·         Students cannot leave school for the day without being checked out by a parent.
  • ·         If students are checked out, students must leave campus and not return that day. 
  • ·         Students must leave from the front doors only, not the gym side or any other exits. 
  • ·         Lockers should be empty by the end of the day May 18th.
  • ·         NO BAGS WILL BE ALLOWED IN SCHOOL AFTER MAY 18TH
  • ·         If students earn distinguished or proficient on the EOC, they are exempt from final exams in those classes. 
  • ·         The last day of school, Thursday, May 25th will consist of a celebration for the kids who receive a proficient or distinguished          on their EOC milestone exams and will also be testing make up for those students who need to make up final exams.
  • ·         Students who may attend the celebration will receive an invitation during the week of 5/22.
  • ·         If your student misses any of the final exam periods and was not exempt from the final, they should come on Thursday, May           25th to make up the missed final exams. 
  • ·         Also, on Thursday, May 25th, there will be NO PARKING in our parking deck or on campus for any students.
  • We will follow the bell schedule below.

 

Fri, 5/19

Mon, 5/22

Tues, 5/23

Wed, 5/24

Thur, 5/25

8:45-10:15

1B - FINAL

1A – FINAL

3B – FINAL

3A – FINAL

1B

10:23-11:53

2B - FINAL

2A – FINAL

4B – FINAL

4A - FINAL

2B & 3B  & EOC Celebration

12:01-2:07

Lunch

3B

3A

1B

1A

2:15-3:45

4B

4A

2B

2A

 


Actualizaciones sobre los exámenes finales y el fin de año

 Padres,

Debido a las dificultades con la programación, cambiaremos las fechas y horarios de los exámenes finales.

·         Los exámenes finales comenzarán el viernes 19 de mayo. 

·         Los exámenes finales durarán una hora y media en vez de 2 horas.

·         Los exámenes finales serán los primeros 2 periodos durante los días de exámenes finales.

·         Esto significa que todos los estudiantes serán registrados como presentes para todo el día si están presentes durante los últimos 2

          periodos de exámenes.

·         Los estudiantes no pueden salirse de la escuela si no los piden y firmen sus padres.

·         Si los estudiantes son retirados de la escuela, tienen que irse del campus y no regresar ese día.

·         Los estudiantes deberán salir por las puertas de salida principales, no del gimnasio ni por las otras salidas.

·         Los lockers se deberán vaciar antes del final del día 18 de mayo.

·         NO SE PERMITIRÁ BOLSAS/MOCHILAS EN LA ESCUELA DESPUÉS DEL 18 DE MAYO.

·         Si los estudiantes obtienen una calificación de distinguido o proficiente en los exámenes de fin de curso (EOC), están exentos de               los exámenes finales de esas clases.

·         El último día de clases, el jueves, 25 de mayo, consisitirá en un celebración para los muchachos que obtienen una calificación de              proficente o distinguido en los exámenes EOC Milestones. También será un día para que los estudiantes que lo necesitan, repongan          los exámenes finales.

·         Los estudiantes que tienen permiso de asistir a la celebración, recibirán una invitación durante la semana del 22 de mayo.

·         Si su estudiante pierde cualquier examen final y no fue exento, deberá asistir el jueves, 25 de mayo para reponer los exámenes                   perdidos.

·         Ademas, el jueves, 25 de mayo, NO HABRÁ ESTACIONAMIENTO en las instalaciones escolares para ningun estudiante.

 Seguiremos el calendario a continuación:

 

Viernes, 5/19

Lunes, 5/22

Martes, 5/23

Miércoles 5/24

Jueves, 5/25

8:45-10:15

1B - FINAL

1A – FINAL

3B – FINAL

3A – FINAL

1B

10:23-11:53

2B - FINAL

2A – FINAL

4B – FINAL

4A - FINAL

2B y 3B  y EOC Celebración

12:01-2:07

Almuerzo

3B

3A

1B

1A

2:15-3:45

4B

4A

2B

2A

 


 
Looking for Summer Assignments?  Click HERE

 

Student Calendar for the 2017-2018 School Year

Attention Parents - Summer break will be here before you know it!  As you make your summer vacation and yearly plans, please be aware that next year's school calendar will look much different from years past.  Students will have week long breaks in October, November, February and April as well as the two week winter break.  Also, the first day of school is August 1st.  

Please click HERE to see the full calendar for 2017-2018.


Student Travel and Enrichment Opportunities

Interested in Going to Costa Rica or Georgia’s Barrier Islands? 

The Office of Gifted and Talented is offering two trips for students during the 2017-2018 school year.  On October 19-20, 2017, students can visit Georgia’s Barrier Islands with an environmental tour.  During Spring Break 2018, students can travel to Costa Rica with a service learning tour.  For more information about the Georgia Barrier Islands tour, go HERE.  For additional information about the service learning tour in Costa Rica, go HERE.

For general information and parent interest meetings, go HERE.  
Contact Dr. Hasty at dlhasty@atlanta.k12.ga.us for more information.

 

Do You Want to Join Dr. Showers on a Service Learning Tour to Peru?

Announcing an exciting trip for any interested students of North Atlanta High School. During Spring Break 2018, we will engage in a Service Learning Tour with EF to Peru. On a Service Learning Tour, teachers and students work side-by-side with locals on current challenges relating to access to education, sustainability, and economic development.

Complete your application:

Email Dr. Showers, nikia.showers@atlanta.k12.ga.us, for information concerning the next interest meeting.


 
SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS

Attention Parents of Rising Juniors and Seniors
Is your child interested in a career in education? Georgia State University, College of Education & Human Development, will host a FREE three week "Academy for Future Teachers" this summer, Mon-Fri, June 5th-23rd. Click HERE for more information and to apply. 

Clemson offers educational and residential programs in June, July, and August for students entering 7th-12th grade. For more information, go HERE.
        

HOBY Advanced Leadership Academy offers 11th and 12th graders college-prep and leadership at Loyola University’s Chicago’s Lake Shore Campus  July 6-11, 2017. For more information, go HERE
        

Interested in exploring careers in medicine? Camp Cardiac and Camp Neuro is offering a one-week summer day camp. Scholarship and standard applications are currently open for Camp Neuro - Atlanta and for more information, go HERE.  Questions? E-mail: campcn@doc-dev.org. You may download PDF Flyer HERE

 
STARTALK: a Chinese language program at Agnes Scott College. Free for students who are accepted. Go here for additional information.
 
Interested in an Internship this Summer?

Inside Inquiries, a data analytics company that combines sports medicine with statistical modeling to predict the impact of injuries on player performance, is looking for a summer intern, pay is $100 weekly stipend.  If any student is interested, please contact Tracy Hankin at Thankin@gmail.com. Go HERE for more information.  


Swift Currie Law Firm is offering a one-day law expropriation program for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th North Atlanta minority students.  Space is limited to 15 students and you must complete and turn in application to Mr. Mason in the CCC.  Deadline to submit application is May 30th.
 



The Nation Lectureship College Fair will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center on June 3, 2017.  All students are encouraged to attend, admission is free.
 



Go HERE for additional opportunities (updated 5/7/17).  Please visit Ms. Bush’s website throughout the year to obtain the most up to date resources at nahscollege.org/events.


 
 Is Your Teen in Need of Service Hours?  

The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System wants them! Volunteers are needed at several area libraries including the Northside, Buckhead and Northwest Library branches.   Please see the Flyer for more information and the Volunteer Application

 

Important Parent Survey: Georgia Department of Education Needs Your Feedback!
 
Every year, the GaDOE collects feedback from parents about North Atlanta. The data is used to create our Climate Star rating which is a part of the CCRPI reporting. The Climate Star rating can be seen by prospective families and by teacher applicants. Your feedback is important!
 
Please take the survey, HERE. Make sure to select Atlanta Public Schools for the system and North Atlanta High School for the school.


 

New Student Enrollment for 17-18

If you are new to North Atlanta and NOT coming directly from Sutton Middle School, here is some useful information.

Centralized enrollment for the whole North Atlanta cluster, to be held at E. Rivers Elementary School: June 5th, 9a-12p, 2p-4p and June 6th, 9a-12p, 2p-4p
Enrollment at North Atlanta: June 7th, 9a-12p

You will NOT be able to meet with a counselor on these dates, however we will try to build a schedule based on the requests you make those days.

If you are unable to make the dates above, we will resume enrollment at the end of July, in the mornings, beginning July 24.

Link to required enrollment documentation from APS HERE.

Please bring with you proof of promotion to the student's new grade and any nationally normed testing or state testing data.

Please note that we cannot hold your place in any classes until your child is officially enrolled at NAHS.

For more information about scheduling at NAHS, please see the scheduling information site HERE.


 

There Are Still Some Extra 2017 Yearbooks

Enthusiasm is running high about the biggest and best-ever North Atlanta yearbook. The yearbooks were distributed on May 10 – but there are extras left.

To claim one, write a check to Jostens (yearbook company) for $80 and have your child bring the check to Mr. Stenger (yearbook adviser) in Rm. 5161. While (declining) supplies last! Questions? Email jxstenger@atlanta.k12.ga.us for questions. 


Rising 9th Grade Warriors' Welcome

Sign your student up now to take part in the Warriors' Welcome.  The Warrior Welcome will be held on July 21st from 9am until noon in the NAHS gym. This is a voluntary, NON-INSTRUCTIONAL, fun activity that will give your students an opportunity to meet other rising 9th graders and learn the ins and outs of NAHS from our upper classmen. Lunch is NOT included. Please click HERE to register.

Registration closes on July 19th. (Registration for this event has nothing to do with enrollment or scheduling.)

If you have any questions, please contact Meredith Kaltman, 9th Grade Assistant Principal at makaltman@atlanta.k12.ga.us.


Volunteer for Rising 9th Grade Orientation

Rising 11th and 12th Graders, we need your help! (Sorry, ONLY rising 11th and 12th grader can volunteer)

Please volunteer to help at the rising 9th Grade Warriors' Welcome. It will be held on Friday, July 21st from 9am until 12 pm. We need A LOT of helpers that day, plus a few the day before to help set up. You can get community service hours! If you have questions, see Ms. Kaltman or email her at makaltman@atlanta.k12.ga.us. Click HERE to sign up.


 
 
 2017-2018 Scheduling Updates

We have updated the NAHS Academic Program Guide (as of 2-23-17).  Please view this, the revised calendar and other important scheduling information at the NAHS scheduling website HERE 
 

Seniors: Diploma Seal Applications

Please complete the following applications for graduation honors. Seniors who qualify will be recognized at graduation and will receive a special seal on their diploma.

International Skills Diploma Seal Application

Fine Arts Diploma Seal Application

Seal of Biliteracy Application

Questions? Please contact Jill Stewart at jbstewart@atlanta.k12.ga.us




Did You Know?  Chain of Command Protocol

 
Parents - if you have questions or concerns with curriculum subject matter and/or one of your child's classes, please first seek help from your child's classroom teacher.  If you still have questions/concerns, consult the Assistant Principal over that subject matter (see below).  If after consulting with the Assistant Principal you are still not satisfied, contact Principal Douglass.

Below is the list of NAHS Assistant Principals and the areas of study they oversee:
 
Literature, ESOL, CTAE - Meredith Kaltman  makaltman@atlanta.k12.ga.us
Science - Yvette Williams   ywilliams@atlanta.k12.ga.us
Math - Dr. Angela Mitchell   ammitchell@atlanta.k12.ga.us
Social Studies, World Languages, PE - Jill Stewart jbstewart@atlanta.k12.ga.us
Fine & Performing Arts, Jr. ROTC - Robert Whitman rwhitman@atlanta.k12.ga.us
 


Warrior Community: Join NAHS VOCABULARY.COM Challenge!


Find your Class/Team and join in the competition via VOCABULARY.COM.  Some of the lists (Super Bowl) are fun and some (Top 1000 Words) are serious SAT/College Prep or just words you should know.  

Teams are limited to fifty.
Additional teams may be added based on interest.
Play on NAHS Warriors!
 

Class of 2017

Class of 2018  

Class of 2019  
                  
Class of 2020
                      

Faculty and Staff
             

Parent Warriors                

 
NOTE: Students can see the links to sign up in the Media Center too.  Expect prizes for winning individuals/teams.

 



Exploring Culture, Art and Service in Peru 


To support International Baccalaureate philosophy of international-mindedness, we are proud to announce an exciting trip for any interested students of North Atlanta High School. During Spring Break 2018, we will engage in a Service Learning Tour with EF to Peru. On a Service Learning Tour, teachers and students work side-by-side with locals on current challenges relating to access to education, sustainability, and economic development.

Complete your application online here or by phone 800-665-5364. The tour number is 1937289FJ. Click here and see Dr. Showers (office 6153) for more information.




 
 
 Graduates
 
 

 Parent-Teacher Conferences
 
 If you need to have a group conference with three or more of your student’s teachers, please sign up HERE.
 
Please be sure to list the teachers by first initial and last name to avoid any confusion. If you need to cancel a previously scheduled conference, please email our NAHS Parent Liaison, Ms. Kimberly Lucas at at kimlucas@atlanta.k12.ga.us or 404-802-4767. Please include your grade level counselor as a courtesy copy if sending e-mail communications. 



 
 grads
The North Atlanta Class of 2016 achieved an 88.3 percent graduation rate.  Click HERE for more information
 

 Breeze Card  
NAHS is selling discounted Marta cards in the school bookstore.  Ten (10) trips is $17.00 which is an $8.00 savings.  Cards expire three years after purchase. 
 
 

North Atlanta High School – There’s an app for that!

That’s right, you can now keep up with all of the who, what, when and where for North Atlanta High School through the North Atlanta High School app available on all mobile devices!

Click here and navigate through to North Atlanta High School on your iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry or Windows device.  With our app, you can:

•    keep up with all of our latest news, information and announcements
•    find out about events and activities
•    contact teachers, staff and administration
•    access our online gradebook system and more
•    get important documents, picture galleries & other media
•    track homework, tests and projects through a virtual assignment book.


 

 
 
Hey Warriors! Let’s Get eReading!

Students are now able to download and use the Open eBooks app for free. With this app, you and your family can access a library of thousands of popular and award winning eBooks for free! Each student will receive a PIN/Code, this will allow them to access the eBooks application. Follow the instruction below to start using eBooks.
 
1. Go to this link for  Andriod phones and tablets follow instructions for download.
    Go here for iPhones and iPads  follow instructions for download.
2. Open the app. Please note: when using the app, standard data rates apply. Agree to any terms and conditions.
3. Enter your code and PIN combination (available from Ms. McCall in the media center) when prompted.
4. Browse the catalog of books available.
5. Download eBooks of interest to your child and enjoy reading!
 
Please note: You can download 10 eBooks at a time. Each eBook will be available for 56 days before it must be renewed. Questions? Please contact Lori McCall at lmccall@atlanta.k12.ga.us.  
 

 
 
ACT         AVA

 Atlanta Virtual Academy is offering all high school students free test preparation services for college entrance exams, ACT and SAT. AVA has partnered with Edgenuity, an online education provider, to expand support by offering free test prep services.  All 9th-12th grade students have been enrolled in ACT and SAT web-based courses, which will allow them to complete lessons at their own pace. There is not a teacher attached to the course and students do not receive credit. Students will log in and get started…that simple!!  Please visit AVA’s website for additional information. 

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 Student Drivers: It’s Time to Buy Your Parking Pass

Parking permits are required for all students wishing to park on campus at North Atlanta High School.

Cost:  $50 (cash or money order only, NO CHECKS) for the entire year for a dedicated parking space in the deck
To register, please provide a copy of the student’s driver’s license, car registration and proof of insurance, plus a Parking Permit Applications which can be found HERE

Permits can be obtained in the Warrior Book Store before school or during lunch.

Please keep in mind these simple rules that exist for the safety of our students:  
Students may not park on the first level of the deck or on any ramp.  
Students must park in their designated spot on the second or third level of the deck.
Students may not park outside of the deck in the surface parking.
Students may not park in the spaces by the athletic fields or bus lane during school hours.

There is no free parking for students anywhere on NAHS property. 
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