Reminders for 2019-2020 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.


Announcements:

Uniform Needs!

  • It was great to meet the parents and students who stopped by today for the Blazer Fitting!
  • Parents looking for uniform options can visit our online store with Tommy Hilfiger.
    • Parents be sure to order as soon as possible; the estimated time of delivery is 2-3 weeks from the day you order.
    • To reference the dress code for the Senior Academy, click here.
      • Students are expected to bring their blazers on the first day of school, July 31st.
        • Students should bring their blazers to school inside of a plastic bag with their names on the outside of the bag.
        • It will also be helpful to write the students name on a sheet of paper to include inside the bag.
      • The BLAZER will be required for the Blazer Day Ceremony scheduled for August 5, 2019.

Rising Seniors!

Coming soon!
  • Senior Pictures are right around the corner! You must call SCORE to be placed on the schedule for your Senior Pictures to be captured. Slips were passed out in the last community forum with details.
  • Pictures will be taken here at Drew July 17-19.  
    • Be advised: an appointment is required; if you haven’t had a chance to secure your spot you can reach SCORE at 770-516-5880. You must call SCORE to secure your spot on the schedule and to receive more details regarding logistics on the day of your appointment.

Job Opportunity

  • Summer Reading List –  Attached is the link to access summer reading materials for students who signed up for AP classes next school year.  https://tinyurl.com/APSummer19
  • Drew Opportunity Fund – In recognition of Mr. Don Doran, Head of School, and his decade of leadership we are delighted to announce the launch of the Drew Opportunity Fund. Join us in thanking Mr. Doran for his years of service by making a donation in his honor today! Learn more
  • Paying Lunch Balances – Please note that Drew JA/SA academies do not offer free lunch without the completion of the Federal Eligibility Application; this must be completed each school year. To monitor student nutrition activity visit www.MySchoolBucks.com.  The site allows users with an outstanding balance to settle accounts, add additional funds, and to set limits.  
    • Until you receive a letter or notice of approval after completing the Federal Eligibility Application your student(s) account will still be charged the full price for each meal received.
    • Applications will be released the first week of school.
      • Should you have questions regarding your students status AFTER COMPLETION OF THE APPLICATION, you may call Nutrition at 404-802-2540.


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