NIPA Announcements and Other Events


Online Dual Enrollment Workshop

Tuesday, January 18, 7:00pm

Learn about the pros and cons of dual enrollment and the process for enrolling.
Workshop leaders: Students who have taken dual enrollment classes and their parents.  This is open to all students and parents inside and outside of Eastside.

Contact Michelle Shaw, for the Zoom Link.

Graduation Meeting,

Thursday, January 20, 2022, 7:00pm on Zoom

All Eastside seniors who are interested in participating in the Eastside/NIPA Graduation should attend with their parent(s).  We will decide on a speaker, confirm the date, etc.

Contact Michelle Shaw, for Zoom Link

Virtual Random Acts of Awesomeness
Community Service Meeting

Monday, January 24, 4:00pm

They We will discuss the impact we can each have on the people around us and brainstorm ways to be awesome. We had a great time with this event last year!
If you attend at least 4 of the Community Service events throughout the year, then you can consider yourself an official member of the Eastside Community Service Club and put it on your official activities list.

Contact Mrs. Hoyt with questions. 770-265-1597

Women’s Support Group

Paramount  Coffee – 2245 Idlewood Rd, Tucker, GA 30084

Friday, January 28, 11:00am – 12:15pm

For any homeschooling moms with children from school age through empty nesting time!
Does homeschooling have you excited or overwhelmed (or both!)? Want to empty nest in a healthy way? Need curriculum or class ideas? Contemplating accreditation? Kids need motivation? Looking for mental/spiritual health resources for you or your children? Homeschooling special needs of various kinds? Just want to listen in with some women who are still in the homeschool game?
Join veteran homeschooling moms and discuss anything you’d like—Michelle Shaw, Margaret Shuman, and others will share insights and resources you can utilize as you start the school year. 

Questions? Contact Margaret at, 678-772-1644. RSVP appreciated!

Restaurant Club

Saturday, January 29, 5:30 pm
Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar, 2316 Main Street, Ste C, Tucker, GA 30084

The Restaurant Club will be a low-commitment club focused on visiting different restaurants in the Tucker-Lilburn area. Students will be invited to vote for their favorite restaurant and to come and eat at their favorite choice. Hope to see you there!  Share your interests at

Contact Jenny Pleace, to join the club and to find out the time and location.

Online Game Night

Saturday, January 29, 8:00 – 10:00 pm

The Eastside Student Council will be hosting monthly online game nights. We play various party games such as Pictionary, Trivia, and other games over Zoom. We use a variety of different in-browser games, so everything is free and requires no downloading. Hope to see you there! (Computer is recommended; it’s a bit harder to play on mobile phones).

Contact Gabriel Pett, for the Zoom link.

Bake It To Make It Online Cooking Club

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Students, do you want to make tasty treats and enjoy them with your friends? Join the Cooking Club!  We welcome anyone from experienced cooks to rookie chefs to come and cook with us. See you then!

Contact: Xavier Doyle, for the Zoom Link and to obtain a list of ingredients.

Online Panel Discussion for Homeschool Parents

Tuesday, February 8, 7:00pm

We’ve invited classroom teachers and veteran homeschoolers to share their ideas and experiences in an informal panel discussion. Join other parents in discussing homeschooling and related topics.
Potential topics, depending on audience interest: Recent news on college admissions and testing in GA; Transitioning to and from traditional school; Resources for struggling students and parents; Whether accreditation matters; Graduating early/gap year; Dual enrollment and Advanced Placement; Curriculum choices; Extra-curriculars and service opportunities; Other topics related to homeschooling.
Bring your ideas and your questions! Any parents welcome.

RSVP appreciated: Margaret Shuman,

Friday, March 11, 2022, 6:30 – 10:00pm

Lucky Shoals Community Room, 4651 Britt Road, Norcross, GA 30093

Eastside Academic Studies invites you to join in a night of mystery and dancing with a Masquerade Ball!
Buy Your Tickets Here!
The last vote for Mr. and Miss Eastside will take place during the formal and those winners and the class notables will be announced then.