North Springs Spartan Strong wants YOU for SSEF fun run and literacy book fest!


5936A380-4B6C-4899-9657-91B4A6755963Spirit week is in full force this week, and part of showing spirit is dressing up for spirit these days. Theme days this week include: Decades day, Pajma Day, Gender Bender, and Friday’s sSpirit Wear day as the school gears up for homecoming this weekend.

One day has been added for a special event happening on Saturday morning in the heart of Sandy Springs: Favorite Character in a Novel Day!
From Mr. Hanson: In conjunction with the Sandy Springs Education Force (SSEF) Road Race and Literacy Event being held at City Springs. See information below about the event.
To promote both events and boost North Springs’ attendance, the NSOracle urges everyone to share a picture of your favorite literary character with the #SSSEFGa hashtag.

Michael Scott Hanson


In honor of the @SSEFGeorgia FREE Children’s Book Festival on Sat, Oct 13th at @CitySprings
, post a picture of your favorite childhood book. Invite your friends to do the same & paste this message and hashtags! #SSEFGa #Books #SandySprings #Authors #Illustrators
North Springs would love to see our students come out in their favorite novel characters and support both North Springs and SSEF.


  • SSEF Footprints for the Future Road Race 10K & 5K & FREE Book Festival
    • Saturday Morning, October 13th
    • North Springs HS has a team, which students, parents and the community are encouraged to sign up for. The team name in North Springs Spartan Strong.  You can utilize the discount code Team2 to register for $10 off the race fee.
    • Sandy Springs Education Force will host two events on October 13th.
      • Brand new this year, a FREE Literacy Event/Book Festival includes presentations,  book signings, and talks with acclaimed authors and illustrators, a book character dress-up parade, storytelling and much more!  Attendees will be able to meet and talk with a claim to children’s authors and illustrators 
      • Help North Springs win the Grand Attendance prize worth $1000 – a full day of  assemblies from kids science author, Jodi Wheeler-Toppen. Please come out Saturday morning, October 13th from 8:30-11:30 and sign in at this free event to help us win!
      • Runners and walkers: sign up today for the 5th Annual Footprints for the Future Road Race – now offering a 10K and a 5K. A Peachtree Road Race qualifier, runners receive a long sleeve Dri-balance shirt, swag bag, digital timing and more! You can even create or join a team for special pricing. For information and to register, visit, keyword: SSEF.



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