Posts tagged with "Drew Charter School"

Drew Charter considering changes to enrollment preferences

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 23, 2016

As the Drew Charter School’s leadership plans to reapply for its charter, it is considering changing enrollment preferences for siblings. It’s a change that’s upsetting parents of children who attend the school who have younger children who have not yet enrolled. Drew Enrollment Chair Carol Naughton said says the changes are intended to help the school refocus […]

(PHOTOS) Drew Charter School honors namesake

Posted by Dena Mellick March 3, 2016

Atlanta educators, local leaders, and students came together on Thursday, Feb. 25 to honor Dr. Charles R. Drew — the namesake of Atlanta’s first charter school. Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young spoke at Drew Charter School about Dr. Drew’s work as a doctor, medical researcher, and inventor. The school says Drew was “instrumental in developing […]

Technical glitch causes Drew Charter to postpone admissions lottery

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 7, 2015

This story has been updated.  Drew Charter School planned to hold its admissions lottery on May 6, but anxious parents who want to attend the popular public school have to wait a little longer. About 45 minutes before the lottery was set to begin, the school pulled the plug on the lottery due to a glitch in the […]

Eddie’s Attic will hosts fundraiser for Drew Charter Band Boosters

Posted by April 25, 2015

Drew Charter’s Band Booster Club held a fundraiser at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur on April 26. The event featured music by Oliver Wood of The Wood Brothers, a roots music act, and Eliot Bronson, a singer songwriter. “Music for children has been proven to help with academics and is obviously great for self-expression and self […]

Taking flight: DesignOrama to return

Posted by March 14, 2015

Drew Charter School’s DesignOrama makers fair will fly high this year. The festival next Saturday celebrates all things people make themselves, but it will revolve around the theme of flight. The school says it will have “real life examples of aerospace engineering,” such as helicopters, parachutes, skydivers, drones, and hang-gliders. Drew students will also be launching […]

Annexation, cityhood is the top story of 2014

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 30, 2014

Readers voted with their eyes in 2014 and we published the list of most-read stories on Dec. 26. Their list isn’t all that different from ours. In addition to page views, we also considered each story’s overall impact on the community, both in the short and long term. The biggest stories of 2014 are …. […]

Photos – A tour of Drew Charter’s new campus

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 1, 2014

Drew Charter School invited the public to see the latest addition to its campus on Sept. 27. The Charlie Yates Campus, a 205,800 square foot high school that opened in July, rises from the hilly landscape like an exclamation point. It consists of parallel crescent-shaped buildings, one for academics and one for recreation. It serves […]

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