Alumni from North Atlanta, Northside and North Fulton have gone on to amazing careers in an endless variety of settings. We’re launching a new series to tell just a few of their stories. Have someone you’d like to nominate? Post a comment and let us know!
As America is gearing up for another season of college basketball, you may see someone you recognize this year patrolling the sidelines. Former North Atlanta High School star, Jeremy Ballard (’99) is now in his third season as an assistant basketball coach at the University of Tulsa, joining an esteemed group … read more >
On Nov. 18, the North Atlanta Jazz Band will have the chance of a lifetime when they perform with the legendary jazz trumpet player and Grammy winner Wynton Marsalis at Atlanta Symphony Hall.
Mr. Marsalis will be featured as part of the ASO Lecture Series “Conversations of Note: The Relationship of Classical Music and Jazz.” The entire NAHS Jazz Band will be on stage from 6:30 – 7 p.m. for a pre-lecture concert, then Mr. Marsalis will join a few members of the school’s band as part of his lecture beginning at 7 p.m.
The performance is free and open to the public. To RSVP, call 404-733-4850.
Check out this short video about NAHS students who are learning to write, record and produce their own music on professional-grade equipment at the school as part of the Dallas Austin Foundation’s “Don’t Stop the Music” after-school program.
The Foundation hosted its first-ever pre-Homecoming tailgate party on October 24, and it just may have signaled the start of an annual tradition. More than 70 alumni and boosters gathered in a private room at STATS sports bar for a pre-game celebration to raise money for the Foundation and celebrate the Warriors before they took to the field at the Georgia Dome. OK, so maybe the game didn’t go the way we wanted, but the pre-game sure did.
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