Purpose – Drew Charter School serves as a key component of the cradle-to-college pipeline within the holistic East Lake neighborhood revitalization. Appreciating our unique status as a mixed-income school, Drew Charter School’s primary purpose is to provide an excellent education to all children living in the Villages of East Lake so that each student reaches his or her full potential and is launched on a pathway to health, impact and prosperity.
Vision – Drew Charter School students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and passion to create positive change in the world.
Mission – Drew Charter School is an exemplary, innovative education community that empowers all students to achieve their full potential.
Shout Outs to. . .
- Teachers! We appreciate you!
- Senior Zoe Andrews for representing Drew at the International Skills Diploma Seal ceremony at the DOE!
- Sophomore Christopher Bass, who was selected for the Teen Team Program, where he will be a docent at the High Museum of Art!
- Senior Brandon Sykes, who serves on the Youth United Board Member (check out his bio here)!
- Ms. Akinyela, Mr. White, Ms. Krachman, Ms. Schaffer and Ms. Jackson for holding multiple days of Saturday School to review for Milestones and AP exams!
- Ms. Desprez for receiving the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching grant to study the math education program in Singapore!
- Mr. William Harris for his current project engaging students in planning a fitness routine for JA students!
- The girls tennis team for advancing to the state championship next Saturday!
- The boys tennis team for a great season advancing all the way to the state semifinals!
- The boys and girls golf teams for placing second in the area tournament and advancing to the state tournament to be held the last week of school!
- Coach Buckley and the track team for advancing to the track sectionals this past Saturday!
- All of the art teachers who contributed to International Day on Saturday!
- All Week – Teacher Appreciation Week
- Monday, May 1st – A Day
- 8:00-11:00 – Algebra I Milestone
- 8:00-12:00 – AP Chemistry Exam (Early dismissal for students)
- Flex Time – Clubs
- Tuesday, May 2nd – B Day
- Teacher Appreciation Day
- 8:00-11:00 – Geometry Milestone
- 8:00-12:00 – AP Spanish Language & Culture Exam (Early dismissal for students)
- 12:00-4:00 – AP Physics Exam (Late arrival for students)
- Flex Time – Advisory
- Wednesday, May 3rd – A Day
- 8:00-11:00 – 9th Grade Literature Milestone Day 1
- Flex Time – Extended Learning
- Thursday, May 4th – B Day
- 8:00-11:00 – 9th Grade Literature Milestone Day 2
- 8:00- 12:00 – AP Government Exam (Early dismissal for students)
- Flex Time – Male & Female Mentoring Programming
- Friday, May 5th – A Day
- 8:00-11:00 – Biology Milestone (Selected students – PC Lab)
- 8:00-12:00 – AP US History Exam
- 8:00-8:45 – 1st Period
- 8:50-9:35 – 2nd Period
- 9:40-10:25 – 3rd Period
- 10:30-11:15 – 4th Period
- 11:15 – Dismiss 9/10th graders to lunch
- 11:45 – Dismiss 11/12th graders lunch
- 1:00- 6:00 – Parent Conferences (Sign up here)
- Saturday, April 29th
- 9:00-12:00 – Saturday School: AP Human Geography
- 3:00-4:30 – EA/JA/SA Dance “Tune In”
- Milestone Make-Up Administration
- 8:00 – AP Calculus Exam
- 6:00 – Senior Awards Ceremony [The Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church]
- 5/10, 8:00 – AP English Language Exam
- 5/11, 8:00 – AP World History Exam
- 8:00 – AP Human Geography Exam
- 2:00-4:00 – College Decision Day [Gym – All students]
- 5/15 – 5/19 – Senior Week
- 5/16, Flex Time – End-of-the-Year Assembly [Theater]
- Saturday, 5/20, 4:00 pm – Graduation
- 5/22 – 3B and 4B Final Exams [During regularly scheduled classes]
- 5/23 – 3A and 4A Final Exams [During regularly scheduled classes]
- 5/24 –
- 1B and 2B Final Exams [During regularly scheduled classes]
- 11:00 – Early Dismissal/Study Hall
- Thursday, 5/25 – Last Day of School
- 1A and 2A Final Exams [During regularly scheduled classes]
- 11:00 – Early Dismissal
- Thursday, 5/25 – Last Day of School
- June 6-17th – Summer BRIDGE Program for rising ninth grade students [Georgia Tech – Application]
- 2017-2018 Staff Positions – We are currently looking to fill/add the following positions for next school year. If you know of qualified applicants, please encourage them to apply on the Drew website:
- Dance Teacher
- Dean of Academics (K-12)
- English Language Arts Teacher
- JA College and Career Readiness Counselor
- Literacy and ELA Instructional Coach [9-12]
- Math Teacher
- Social Studies Teacher
- Special Education Teacher
- Graduation Picture Order Form – Link
- Reminder: MyPaymentsPlus – We are excited to announce a new way to pay for student dues, yearbooks, field trips and other expenses. MyPaymentsPlus allows parents/guardians to pay for these obligations online via credit card. More information about the program and how to register are available in this flyer.
- Reminder: Yearbook – The Charles R. Drew Charter School 2017 Yearbook is now available for sale!! This year’s book is a Signature Series Hardcover bound, PreK-12 (Drew’s FIRST graduating senior class), full color, 140 pages and is available for delivery 5/8/2017. Order yours TODAY for the lowest price possible!! Sales will work as follows:
- ONLINE through 11/25/16 $28.00 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL PRICE!!Purchase now with the link below.
- ONLINE 11/26/16 through 02/26/17 $30.00
- ONLINE 02/27/17 through 04/10/17 $35.00
- After 04/10/17 In person at either campus, $35 cash or credit.
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