August 31, 2022
Wish Bricks will be available to fund specific academic, arts, and athletic needs and to provide unique learning opportunities for students to reach beyond the traditional curriculum. When you become a Challenger or buy Wish Bricks, you FUND THE FUTURE! The silent and live auctions are additional ways the Gala raises money to support Norcross […]
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August 30, 2022
Double your Impact on Giving Tuesday – November 29, 2022! Giving Tuesday is the global day of giving following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You can make a difference in our community by supporting Norcross High School and the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence (NHSFE).  In 2021, the Foundation received $1,410 from FB matching! […]
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May 3, 2022
On April 29th, 2022, Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence held their annual Gala fundraiser at Atlanta Tech Park.  With over 300 guests in attendance, it was truly a community-wide event! The night was filled with delicious food and drinks and more importantly great fundraising for Norcross High School!  Over $110,000 was raised which will […]
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February 15, 2022
The NHS Foundation for Excellence was awarded $30,000 from the City of Peachtree Corners! In October 2021, the City of Peachtree Corners called for grant applications from businesses and nonprofits which serve the City’s residents and were impacted by Covid-19. Along with over 100 other organizations, the Foundation applied for assistance with operating funds under […]
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November 15, 2021
This year’s Gala will be held on April 29th, at Atlanta Tech Park.  Families and community businesses will come together to celebrate our 2022 Hall of Fame inductees and enjoy an evening of raising funds for Norcross High School. Teacher “Wish Bricks” will be available for purchase.   Wish Bricks represent items that teachers request to […]
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June 1, 2021
Norcross High student and Girl Scout Gold award nominee, Anna Grace Smythe, had the vision to create a Sensory Room at Norcross to provide a therapeutic environment for children with processing and sensory disorders.  Funded by bricks purchased at the NHS Foundation for Excellence’s Gala, this new Sensory Room has equipment that works to activate, […]
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May 10, 2021
On May 7, 2021, Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence held their annual Gala fundraiser at Atlanta Tech Park and online for virtual attendees.  With nearly 300 guests in attendance, it was truly a community-wide event! The night was filled with delicious food and drinks and more importantly great fundraising for Norcross High School!  Over […]
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October 10, 2020
The Norcross High School Foundation was thrilled to be the recipient of a $7,500 grant from the John and Mary Franklin foundation for the After School Matters program. After School Matters (ASM) is a teacher-led after school tutoring and mentoring program for at-risk 9th and 10th graders. NHS teachers work with students to develop study […]
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March 27, 2020
The NHS Foundation continues to work towards supporting our school, teachers, and students. Though the Gala gathering scheduled for May 1st won’t be held as planned, your support is vital to the teachers and students at Norcross.  On Wednesday, April 1, the NHS Foundation will be launching an online auction with the Wish Bricks and […]
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March 19, 2020
To ensure the safety of our community and in line with the latest CDC recommendations, Norcross High School and Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence have decided the best way to support our school is to have an online auction in lieu of our Gala gathering, previously scheduled for May 1 at Atlanta Tech Park.  Wish […]
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March 16, 2020
The Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence (NHSFE) is proud to announce the award of Constellation’s Community Champions grant of $500. The grant will support NHSFE’s capital improvement focus on increasing access to technology in the classroom. “NHSFE appreciates Constellation’s support of increasing access to technology in our classrooms,” said Sandy Greenstein, NHSFE co-President and […]
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December 15, 2019
The Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence was awarded the 2019 Norcross Art Splash grant for the purchase of a camera stand for Norcross High School (NHS) Arts Department. The Arts department at NHS has seen tremendous growth over the past six years.  Students are becoming more and more successful in gaining opportunities outside of […]
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December 1, 2019
We are pleased to announce our 2019-2020 Hall of Fame honorees:Stephanie and Tye Hanna Dave HuffmanJesse McMillanPlease join the Foundation for Excellence in congratulating these outstanding members of our community who everyday make significant contributions to Norcross High School and the community. Hall of Fame honorees will be inducted at the Foundation Gala on Friday, May 1st, […]
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September 6, 2019
Join us in congratulating Lee Newman, 2019-20 Norcross High School Teacher of the Year, and finalists Kakie Kaiser and Lorraine McCullough.  Each year, the NHS Foundation provides funding for Teacher of the Year awards to encourage teacher innovation and excellence. We are so proud of and thankful for our teachers and staff that care about […]
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May 13, 2019
Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence annual Gala.  A big thank you to our Challengers and Sponsors! This year we had a 66 families step forward to accept the Foundation Challenge and 23 sponsors totaling $31,000. Our Foundation Challengers included parents and grandparents of current […]
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May 8, 2019
NHS Foundation for Excellence is pleased to announce it has received a $10,000 grant from the Scott Hudgens Family Foundation. The Scott Hudgens Family Foundation grant award will be used specifically for After School Matters (ASM). Entering its 7th year, ASM is an NHS teacher-led after-school tutoring and mentoring program for academically at-risk 9th and […]
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April 15, 2019
The John and Mary Franklin Foundation recently awarded Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence a grant for $5000.  The John and Mary Franklin Foundation was established in 1956 and funds initiatives in education, scientific research, health, youth services and the arts. This is the third consecutive year we have received funding from the John and […]
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October 13, 2018
The Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence (NHSFE) is proud to announce the award of  Constellation’s Community Champions grant of $500 for the After School Matters program.  “NHSFE appreciates Constellation’s support and recognition of the After School Matters program and of our efforts to improve the NHS community,” said Sandy Greenstein, NHSFE co-President and Constellation customer. After School Matters(ASM) […]
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September 13, 2018
Norcross, Georgia – September 13, 2018 – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence a $3,500 grant to support youth literacy. This grant is part of more than $3.4 million the organization awarded to 915 recipients on August 28, 2018. Awarded annually at the beginning of the academic school […]
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August 31, 2018
The Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence is proud to share that for the second year, our own Robert Katz, was recognized by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) for his positive impact on students’ lives and the local community. Mr. Katz has spent the 17 years out of 20 years as of his education career at Norcross High School, where […]
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August 2, 2018
We are thankful to have received over $67,000 in generous gifts from our community and foundation donors. These grants will support programs like After School Matters and in-class technology advancements. Grantors include  Kroger – $250​Norcross Art Splash – $2,000Walmart – Winters Chapel store – $1,000Walmart  – Jimmy Carter store  – $2,500Walmart  – Duluth store – $500Lowe’s (Beaver Ruin)- […]
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November 16, 2017
Giving Tuesday is the global day of giving following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You can make a difference in our community by supporting Norcross High School and the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence (NHSFE). Join forces with the NHSFE to support excellence in academics, arts and athletics for all students at Norcross High School. […]
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June 9, 2017
Norcross, GA – June 9, 2017 – The Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence is excited to announce that they have recently received two very distinguished grants totaling $22,500. First, the Community Foundation of Northeast Georgia awarded the NHS Foundation a $10,000 grant, and most recently, The Waffle House Foundation awarded a $12,500 grant to […]
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December 1, 2016
The Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence recently received more than $1,100 in grant money from the Norcross Art Splash Festival.  The grant was created and is given out to support art and education in the City of Norcross.  The Norcross Foundation is reinvesting this money back into the high school by giving this money […]
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December 1, 2016
Luke Smith firmly believes that all students need a positive relationship with their teacher and that all students can learn at high levels with necessary teacher expectations, differentiated instruction, and academic support. Helping students reach their potential means that both his math students and the student-athletes he coaches are striving to do their best. Mr. Smith […]
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September 15, 2016
Over 70 NHS teachers were nominated by their colleagues for this year’s Teacher of the Year award.  A selection committee narrowed these nominees down to three finalists based on their applications. The GCPS Teacher Of the Year nominees’ applications were scored with a rubric that consisted of 5 domains: Philosophy and Beliefs, Innovative Instructional Strategy, Impact on Student Achievement, […]
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March 20, 2016
Norcross, GA March 9, 2016 – On March 7, 2016 the NHS Foundation for Excellence hosted a ribbon cutting and unveiling ceremony for the newly renovated NHS Media Center.  The event took place in the school’s Media Center located at 5300 Spalding Drive, Norcross, GA 30092 The Foundation, and its many generous supporters, donated $50,000 […]
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January 30, 2015
$21,500 in Teacher Grants and Instructional Funds Awarded by Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence If you were in attendance at the recent Norcross vs. Duluth high school basketball games, you heard the volume of applause when this year’s teacher grants were announced.  Norcross played at home that evening in the House of Blue, and […]
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November 11, 2013
The greatest opportunity to impact student learning is in the classroom.  Thanks to the generous contributions from parents, faculty, alumni, community members, and the business community, the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence is pleased to award $20,000 in grants to 50 teachers in 12 departments.   This is an increase of $5,000 over what was given in […]
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June 3, 2013
Norcross, GA – The Allstate Foundation has awarded a $1,000 Hands in the Community grant to the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence in recognition of Debbie Dykes and the Debbie Dykes Allstate Agency for her service to the Norcross and Peachtree Corners community.  “We are so appreciative of The Allstate Foundation for their support […]
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May 3, 2013
Three honorees were also recognized at the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence fund-raising event. By Judy Putnam and Sarah BakhtiariEmail the authorsApril 29, 2013 On a clear spring evening Norcross High School supporters crowded the registration table to collect their tickets and name tags for the Annual NHS Foundation’s Spring Gala held at The Fields Club on Friday. It’s […]
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March 25, 2013
By Melinda ByrneNHS ESOL Teacher In 2001 a group of parents and community members formed the Foundation for Excellence to support Norcross High School.  For over a decade, the Foundation has received donations from hundreds of families, corporations, and other organizations to help fund programs that directly impact teaching and learning. The Foundation’s generous contributions, […]
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March 16, 2013
Read the following article from the Norcross Patch By Judy Putnam and Sarah Bakhtiari http://norcross.patch.com/articles/nhs-foundation-highlights-successful-year-so-far?ncid=newsltuspatc00000001#photo-13686002 The Norcross High School Foundation of Excellence gathered for its Winter Celebration on Wednesday at the Neely Farm clubhouse which was open to the community. The gathering included the foundation’s board members, school teachers, coaches, a former and the present school principal and parents […]
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February 19, 2013
By Mary Anne Charron, Former Principal of Norcross High School The Norcross High School (NHS) Foundation for Excellence celebrated its early success and introduction as a non-profit 501(c)3 at the Inaugural Gala in 2004. A talented and perseverant Board of Executive Directors planned the first Gala for a two-fold purpose. The first was to celebrate […]
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January 30, 2013
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January 10, 2013
Norcross High School is the cover story on the January issue of Atlanta Magazine.  Be sure to read the full article. 
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January 3, 2013
The greatest opportunity to impact student learning is in the classroom.  Thanks to the generous contributions from parents, faculty, alumni, community members, and the business community, the Foundation was pleased to award $15,000 in grants last month to 65 teachers in ten departments.   This year’s grants provided instructional improvements such as… Business and Technical Education Six flag staffs […]
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October 18, 2012
Construction is officially underway in front of Norcross High School!  The flagpole area is receiving a “facelift”, courtesy of the Norcross High School Foundation, who identified this as a significant opportunity to create a first-class student congregation area.  Plans include landscape design and seating.  Watch the project photo progress at http://www.facebook.com/nhsfoundation. Thank you to our community […]
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October 11, 2012
For Immediate Release: October 11, 2012Media Contact: Dave Lezotte (dave.lezotte@braves.com, 678-277-0320) Gwinnett Braves Award September Grant to Norcross High School “All About Kids” grant will benefit Foundation for Excellence’s After School Matters program LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – The Gwinnett Braves have awarded their $1,000 grant for the month of September to the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence, announced […]
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