Week of August 05th, 2019

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

Save the Dates

  • TBD- Blazer Ceremony
  • August 30th – Half-day (Conferences)**
    • Grade Level Counselors will reach out to targeted families for appointments.
    • Parents without appointments are encouraged to attend the grade level information session for updates and crucial information. Typically from 1:00 pm- 1:30 pm; be on the lookout for more details as the date gets closer.
      • NOTE: If you wish to have a meeting, it will be scheduled after this date. To schedule the meeting send an email to the grade level counselor requesting for the meeting. Address the subject line as “Request for Parent Conference
  • Graduation: TBD

**Note update to half-day conferences date to 8/30/19

Calendar of Events

Week of 08/05 – 08/11

  • 08/05 | Monday | “B” Day
    • 1:30 – 2:20, Flex Time – Students Report to Advisory
  • 08/06 | Tuesday | “A” Day
    • Seniors College Success Classes
      • 2nd period
        • College Success Class-CCR
        • Math Enrichment- Led by Senior Teachers—Morrison and Allen
      • 3rd period
        • College Success Class-CCR
        • ACT (Math, Science, English) Enrichment-Led by Applerouth Tutor
      • 4th period
        • College Success Class-CCR
        • ACT (Math, Science, English) Enrichment-Led by Applerouth Tutor
    • Flex Time – Extended Learning: Math, Social Studies, Spanish
  • 08/07 | Wednesday | “B” Day
    • 3:10 – STEAM Portfolio Meeting
    • Flex Time: Study Hall, Pathways EL
  • 08/08 | Thursday | “A” Day
    • MAP Testing 9th and 10th ELA
    • Seniors to UGA
      • Depart at 8:30 [meet in 12th PBL at 8:15]
      • Return at 3:55
    • 10:00 – School Performance Committee Meeting
    • Flex Time – Extended Learning: ELA, Science
    • 5:00 – SA Volleyball vs. KIPP
  • 08/09 | Friday | “B” Day
    • First day Laptops available for all students 9-12
      • Password Welcome19
      • Students will be prompted to change the password after signing in with the password above
    • MAP Testing 9th and 10th ELA
    • Flex Time, 1:30-2:20 – Advisory
  • 08/10 | Saturday [Senior Makeup Photos (9:00 AM)]
    • MAP Testing 9th and 10th ELA
    • Flex Time, 1:30-2:20 – Advisory

Upcoming Events:

  • Week of 08/12 – 08/18
    • 08/12 [Dr. Alveraz for Physicals, $30, Need to play sports at Drew –> Click here for flyer]
      • MAP Testing Alg. 1/Geometry
      • A Week Clubs
    • 8/13
      • MAP Testing Alg. 1/Geometry
      • Senior Essay Writing Workshop at Agnes Scott
        • Depart at 9:15
    • 8/15
      • Kindergarten Walk 2:00 pm. 
  • Week of 8/18 -8/25
    • 8/20 
      • Tuesday/Thursday classes begin for seniors
  • Week of 8/26 – 09/01
    • 08/30
      • Half-day (Conferences)

For Updates that occur more frequently subscribe to Remind! Instructions for the respective cohorts can be found below, feel free to join multiple.

  • Parents are encouraged to join this platform, to receive updates for your student:
  • Students are encouraged to join this platform, to receive updates for daily announcements within the Senior Academy [flex time updates/ A and B day rotation, etc…:

Uniform Concerns!

Families who still have not received their orders:

Please forward a copy or screenshot of the confirmation information to Kendrick.Myers@drewcharterschool.org and Tameka.Allen@drewcharterschool.org with the students’ name in the subject line.

Note: Students are still expected to be in uniform: Khakis, white button-down and tie are required.

– Khakis and button downs can be purchased outside of the Tommy Hilfiger.
– Ties will be onsite and for sell at the school store tomorrow morning!
  • 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.
    • Ordering Instructions for Tommy Hilfiger
    • To reference the dress code for the Senior Academy, click here.
      • 9th Grade ONLY: 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 [DATE: TBD].
    • Parents are welcome to come to this event!
NOTE
The School Store
Hours are 9:00 – 3:00 pm daily. 
The School Store is located in the Theater Box Office at the Yates/Upper Campus. 

- Stop by and get your Drew gear! 




URGENT UPDATE!!!

SCHOOL LUNCH IS NOW FREE FOR BOTH JA & SA STUDENTS!

STUDENTS WILL BE OFFERED BREAKFAST AND LUNCH AT NO CHARGE TO THE STUDENT; STUDENTS WILL ONLY HAVE TO PAY FOR MEALS IF THEY CHOOSE TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL MEALS.

See announcement below to load your students account
Letter can be enlarged by clicking here

Portal for Paying for Nutrition/Lunch Fees

STUDENTS WILL ONLY HAVE TO PAY FOR MEALS IF THEY CHOOSE TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL MEALS.

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY as of 08.06.19

Sports Physicals Rescheduled to Monday, August 12th

Please be advised that the Sports Physicals scheduled for Wednesday, August 7th, have been rescheduled for Monday, August 12th (4:30pm – 6:00pm).  We apologize for any inconvenience but the physician conducting the physicals had to reschedule.  Thank you. [See Updated Flyer here]

Portal for Paying for Drew Events, Dues, Field Trips, etc..

  • 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

Update for Students:


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