Final Week of 2017-2018 SY

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:

  • Shoutout to Joyah Mitchell for recognition at the District Wide Social Studies Awards Program ; winning Best in Class IV (11th and 12th grade) for her Social Studies Fair Project “Prison Privatization: How are Minority Adolescents Effected?”!
  • Shoutout to senior Kaitlyn Taylor for being accepted into a paid summer science internship with the Department of Defense this summer!
  • Shoutout to Nazjaa Hughson for scoring an 8 on the reading section of the Spanish STAMP exam.  This is considered Advanced Mid, which is a proficiency range normally expected after 6 or more years of language study!
  • Shoutout  to Payton Gunner she has been selected as one of two Atlanta students to join the Harvard Debate Team this summer as they debate the Henrietta Lacks case and the issue of ethics in Bio-Medical Research.  
  • Shoutout all the 11th grade students and their Vietnam Veterans Project Showcase for US History! The Veterans were proud of how the students captured their history through interviews, while learning about the history of the United States involvement in various wars. (Here is their Documentary that will go to the Library of Congress).


DeMarcus Benford 5/21
Makiya Ferguson 5/23
Ean Girault 5/23
Jalil Spearman 5/24
Brandon Aycock 5/24
Journee Edwards 5/25
Evan Flemming 5/25
Mya Scott 5/29
Arthur Ayers 5/30
Jordan Summers 5/30
Khalil Bray 5/31


05/21 – 05/27

05/21 | Monday | “A” Day

  • Final Exams Periods 1A and 3A
05/22  | Tuesday | “B” Day

  • Final Exams Periods 1B and 3B
  • 12:30-1:30 Staff Meeting – Amber and Mena’s room
  • 7:00 – Hamilton the APS Experience!!!
05/23  | Wednesday | “A” Day

  • Final Exams Periods 2A and 4A
05/24 | Thursday |  “B” Day

  • 8:30 -10:00- Leadership Meeting
  • Final Exams Period 2B and 4B
05/25 | Friday | “A” Day

  • No School

Upcoming Events:

  • June 4-15th – Summer Bridge Program for rising ninth grade students [Georgia Tech] 



  • AP COURSE Assignments- Please look below to the link to check out the Summer Reading List and AP Course Assignments
  • Reminder: Vacancies – We are currently looking to fill the following vacancies for the 2018-2019 school year.  If you know of qualified and interested candidates, please encourage them to apply on our website.  Some of these teachers may not have spoken with their students so please do not share this information beyond interested candidates.
    • English/Language Arts
    • Math
    • Special Education



College/University Student Matriculating
Agnes Scott College Jocelyn Gresham, Erin Harris, Amber Donerlson
Alabama A&M University Jayla Thrash
Alabama State University
Augusta University D’Arius Kelly
Bennett College
Boston University Kenise Neal, Posse Scholar
Bowdoin College
Brandeis University
Claflin University
Clark Atlanta University Sydney Robinson, Chandler Daniel
College of Coastal Georgia Patrick Person, Krystina Bennett
Columbia University
Dalton State College Christopher Smith
Dartmouth College
Dillard University
Duke University
East Georgia State College
Emerson College
Emory University
Fisk University Evan Flemming & Tanesheia Arnold, 5 Strong Scholars
Florida A&M University Makiya Ferguson, Xavier Jones
Full Sail University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Gwinnett College Ariel Hodges, Zachary Allen, Orlandria Royals, Tonija Mayo, Shakiya Moreland
Georgia Institute of Technology Xavier Brown, Noa Holloway
Georgia Southern University Jade Burney, Blake Turpeau
Georgia State University Ariana Cason, Anastasia Brantley, Danice Lewis, Alona Bell, Anthony Heard, Vincent Reynolds
Gordon State College
Goucher College
Hampton University
Hofstra University Madison Grant
Howard University Nia Anderson, Elijah McKennie
Int’l Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Demetrius Chatman
Johns Hopkins University
Kennesaw State University Jalil Liscomb, Carolyn Muhammad, Jordan Wilson, Zion McGee
Lafayette College Thiago Pena-McCoy
Lander University
Langston University Eyshea McCorkle, 5 Strong Scholar
Leap Year Dontavius Madison, Alexis Snead, Jasmine Aycock, Mya Scott
Louisiana State University Oliscea Taylor
Loyola University New Orleans
Mary Baldwin University
Marymount Manhattan College
Miles College Mya Lester
Morehouse College
North Carolina A&T University
North Carolina Central University
Old Dominion University
Pace University
Paine College
Pepperdine University
Pomona College

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