Architecture and Engineering firm Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood is hosting an exhibition for AP art students next month! Please save the date for the opening reception on Tuesday, April 16th at 6 PM. We invite all friends and family to join us in celebrating our dedicated artists! At this reception, the firm's architects, engineers and CEOs will be available to meet and network with students. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to meet professionals in the creative field, eat good food, and play some fun games!
The address for the reception is:
6120 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30339
Congratulations to the following artists in the GMC Exhibition:
We hope to see you there!
Corey with his chorus teacher Van Craven!
Victoria rehearsing with Mr. Craven!
Hollywood Spartans - Past and Present!
Current sophomore and "American Idol" contestant Victoria McQueen and Corey Champagne ('10) guest star in Netflix "Seven Seconds" with magnet coordinator James Landreau. Corey returned to North Springs on March 27, to share his experience in the film/TV industry.
Victoria advanced though two rounds on American Idol's Hollywood Week which aired March 26th. Stay tuned to keep up with these talented Spartans!
Our students received 5 Scholastic Art Awards!
From left to right: Max Bickers (12th) won an Honorable Mention, Gwyn O'Sullivan (12th) won an Honorable Mention & Silver Key, Cecilia Zabala (12th) won a Gold Key, James Bolden (12th) won an Honorable Mention.
Cecilia's artwork will now be part of an exhibit in NYC for the next round of judging.
Find Yourself Here
If you like drawing, painting, graphic design, ceramics, acting, musical theater, technical theater, film, orchestra, band, chorus or dance - you'll find so many exciting elective choices at North Springs. If you want to pursue your arts passion in depth you'll want to apply to our Visual & Performing Arts (VPA) Magnet program. Interested students must apply and have and maintain an overall 80 GPA. In the VPA magnet program students take 8 VPA elective courses over 4 years. For a more in depth look at the VPA magnet - click here
To inspire and develop emerging arts patrons, arts critics, and arts professionals.
Drama Program showcased in new Living Northside!
The August/September issue of Living Northside magazine- published by the AJC has a great article highlighting not only our amazing 2016 spring musical The Wiz but former drama magnet student Paige Anderson Faure now on Broadway!
Dance Spring Show
Spartan Musicians play for historic Trumpet Awards!
Grace Motahari. Music Director Justice Michael and Xavier Jones performed for the 2016 Trumpet Awards Foundation. As part of the Youth on Parade, our Spartans made the 24th Trumpet Awards extra special.
The Wiz Wows!
With 56 student actors cast in the show, this is believed to be the largest cast to EVER perform at North Springs. Adding in the technical personnel, the orchestra pit, and choral singers we have over 150 students working on this production!
Best in Show!
Abi Szabo takes Best in Show at Roswell juried Art Show for North Fulton HS students.Illana Wayne won honorable mention for her photo (below) andso did Daniel Brehm. The most award winners and exhibitors of any high school.
Music Program is the
cover story in Perimeter North!
"Hitting the Right Notes . . A Crescendo at North Springs"- read all about our great music programs and students in band, orchestra, chorus, musical theater and more - just click here
Mekhi Gladden (oboe), Nina Qin, (flute), Alison Sinatra (french horn) and Grace Motahari (violin) make the 2016 All State Band and All State Orchestra. Mekhi and Nina are first chairs and Grace is in the first violin section. Congratulations ALL!
WABE 90.1 FM radio host Lois Reitzes interviewed talented oboist Mekhi Gladden about his participation in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Talent Development Program. Hear the wonderful NPR on air interview here.
Juried Spring Art Show
Jessie T. Usher visits NSCHS!
Actor Jessie T. Usher answered questions from VPA chair, James Landreau to a house of 300 excited and engaged VPA students last week. He encouraged students to work hard and follow their passion.
Olivia Danso 1st EVER student KSU Dance Festival winner!
Senior Olivia Danso's original piece "A Beautiful Mind" performed by company dancers: Bria Taylor, Ananda Armstrong, Anthony Burns, Kimberlyn Hayes, Tramia McGee, and Akilah Austin won the entire 2016 Kennesaw State Dance Festival choreography competition. The judges had no idea the original choreography was that of a student - our own Spartan, Olivia Danso!
Spartan in PBS' Mercy Street
VPA's Myron Parker appeared as Miles in a compelling episode of the new PBS drama Mercy Street in January. His performance received rave reviews from the show's lead actors, Josh Radnor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. You can watch Myron's performance on pbs.org. Myron, is also an All State chorus semifinalist.
All-State Chorus & Sight Reading!
Chase McGrath made the very competitive All State Choir andthe Georiga Music Educators Association (GMEA) Sight Reading Choir which performed in Athens at the GMEA convention. According to choral director Van Craven, it is a great honor to make this choir and Chase is the only Spartan ever to have done so!
|R ead more about NS' production of Raisin in the Sun the Tony Award winning drama in 2014|
and New York Drama Critic's Award for Best Play in 1959! Amazing NS student performances in this 1959 masterpiece which changed American theater forever! Here's a linkto the story in the Sandy Springs Patch.
|Eight Spartans have work exhibited at the juried high school show for North Fulton School students held at the Roswell Visual Arts Center. Last Friday the opening reception was held and awards were given. Congratulations to Cecilia Zabala - receiving Honorable Mention and the Kiwanis 11th grade award and Senior Eleanor Hopkins - receiving Honorable Mention. The show also includes work by Genesis Davis, Claudia Chu, Abby Kemp, Keoni McKeever, Sophia Garrett and Helen Berns.|
AP Art Magnet Students Build Community
Exhibit at Goodwyn Mills Cawood, one of the region's largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms. Read More