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  Dr. Tammara M. Hanna, Principal
Amy L. Ivory, Assistant Principal
501 Cambridge Street
Fredericksburg, VA  22405
(540) 371-1415
(540) 371-1447 (Front Office Fax) (540) 371-5728 (Counseling/Guidance Fax)


Welcome to Drew!

Edward E. Drew Middle School staff promotes academic growth and achievement for a diverse population by providing positive, engaging learning opportunities in a safe, welcoming environment.

Click below to read the                                                    Online Attendance Reporting
morning annoucements for the day...
.                                    Click buttons below for details.....


  PTO Help Needed!!!!  

Volunteers Needed

Our PTO is seeking volunteers for our Valentine's Day Dance and Candy Grams!
If you are able to help, please click the link below to sign up and for more information!



Volunteers and donations are needed for our girls basketball games for the PTO concession stand. Please click the link below to sign up and for more information!


  Yearbooks for Sale!!!!  

These are the days your teen will want to remember forever! Help make the year unforgettbale by purchasing a 2015-16 yearbook!
There are a limited number of copies remaining! Once they are gone, they are gone!
Buy online (scroll down for online payments) or with cash or check (made payable to DMS). Please send cash or check in to the front office and be sure to include your child's name with your payment.
Order NOW so your child won't miss out when yearbooks are distributed in June!

Questions? Please call the office at 540-371-1415.


Ram Happenings....


Please use the form above to report any bullying concerns or incidents. The forms should be turned in to the Front Office, Counseling Office, or anonymously into any of the designated  lockers throughtout the school.
You may also
CLICK HERE to send an email to an administrator.
Thank you!


6th Grade Parent Teacher Conference Night

February 18th, 4-6 pm

By appointment only - initial appointments are being filled according to teacher requests. If you have received an email or phone call from Drew requesting a conference, please click on the link below to sign up. On February 11th, we will open up remaining conference slots to all parents. As always, you may request a conference with your child's teachers at any point during the school year by calling the front office at 540-371-1415.



Family Mathematics Expo

Date: Saturday, February 6th
Time: 10:00-2:00
Where: Dixon Smith

For more information please click HERE

Math Expo Update
Transportation AND interpreters will be provided for ELL families to attend the Family Math Expo at Dixon Smith Middle School, February 6th, Saturday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Below are the details:
1. Pick Up and Drop Off Locations (1 bus per site):
   a. Hidden Valley - entrance (near 7-11) on Tracy St
   b. Foxwood by mailboxes
   c. Old Forge - near playground on Anvil Rd
2. Pick Up Time: between 9:30 am - 9:45 am
3. Drop Off Time: approx. 3:00 pm
4. Lunch: Bring your own or purchase food from concession stand
5. Interpreters: We are providing people who can speak the following languages:
Spanish (3 people)
Pashto/Dari (1 person who will ride the bus with families)
 Only one bus per pick up/drop off site, space is limited.

Online School Payments


Make payments for items such as: PE uniforms, field trips, yearbook, etc. via our online school payment portal.

District Announcements
Math Expo
FAMILY MATHEMATICS EXPO - Making Math meaningful in the 21st Century

Stafford County’s K-8 Mathematics Specialists cordially invite everyone to see the showcase of mathematics excellence in our schools on Saturday,  February 6 , 10 a.m. -2:00 p.m., at Dixon-Smith Middle School, 503 Deacon Road, Fredericksburg, VA  22405.  Come join the fun—bring the whole family and explore the exciting mathematics happening in your child’s classroom!   Please note:  Overflow parking will be at Grafton Village and a shuttle bus will be provided.   Additional information can be found in the flyer links below.

Stafford County Public Schools will hold a International Baccalaureate program information night on February 11, 2016 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., at Brooke Point High School, 1700 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA  22554.  The "Senior Showcase" will be from 6:00 - 7:30 pm., with the information session starting at 7:30 p.m.
High School Transition Night - February 17, 2016

All high schools will hold a transition information night for 8th grade students and families on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.  In the event of inclement weather and/or school closing, the alternate date is February, 24, 2016.   This event is intended to assist with the transition for students and families to their respective high schools.
Update on Inclement Weather and Make-Up Day Status for Stafford Schools
Stafford County Schools announced the current inclement weather make-up day status for the division at the School Board meeting on January 29th.  As of Friday, January 29th, our students have missed seven days of instruction this school year.  The division had six banked days and along with the subsequent use of Monday, February 1, as an instructional day, the division currently has no days left for inclement weather closures.  Should there be any further time missed, the division will follow their procedures for making up days which is posted on the 2015-16 calendar on our website at www.staffordschools.net.  

In accordance with the approved calendar, February 15, 2016 (President’s Day holiday) is the next day scheduled for use as a regular school day if inclement weather occurs. Should schools close between now and February 12, the holiday will become a regular school day.  The School Board asked that the community be notified of the possibility of this day becoming a regular school day.  

The approved calendar also calls for the early release days on March 25, May 27, and June 13 to be converted to full days should the division fall below the required instructional days or hours.   The next option the make-up plan calls for is to add June 16 and 17 as school days.  News Release 15-51

All teachers and interested parents are encouraged to review textbooks under consideration for adoption and to complete and evaluation rubric.
Locations to review Art (K-12), Health (K-12), and selected IB books will be at the Alvin York Bandy Administrative Complex in the Professional Development Center, Room 16 located at 37 Stafford Avenue, Stafford, VA and England Run Library, 806 Lyons Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22406.  Completed rubrics will be forwarded to the appropriate textbook committee.  For detailed information on specific textbooks under consideration, please click here.
2016 Commonwealth Governor’s School Applications

The 2016 Commonwealth Governor’s School applications are now available. Return your completed application to your Gifted Education Resource Teacher or to the district supervisor by Friday, February 12, 2016. Links to the application packet are provided below.



Word of the Week







Synergy - Parent Vue





Mr. Edward E. Drew, Jr.




Did you know……

Drew Middle School's first year of operation was in 1975. Prior to the school being a middle school, it was the original Stafford High School. Drew was named after Mr. Edward E. Drew, Jr. – have you ever wanted to know more about him?

CLICK HERE to read a biography that was written by Ms. Anzivino’s Core 3 X Day students. We would like to extend a special thanks to Ms. Anzivino, her students and Mr. Drew’s sister, Dottie Truslow, for their assistance in putting together this biography.



  Drew Memorial Garden  

Did you know.....

There is a story behind the garden that is in the front of the school? Click HERE to read about it!




Earn $$$ for Drew!


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Helpful Information

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Hours of Operation
School Hours: 8:20am-2:50pm
Main Office Hours: 7:30am-4:00pm
  Counseling Office Hours: 7:45am-3:45pm
Main Office Phone Number: 540-371-1415
Main Office Fax Number: 540-371-1447
Counseling Fax Number: 540-371-5728



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