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Follow us on Twitter @DMSRAMS or "Like" us on our new "Edward E. Drew, Jr. Middle School" Facebook page!
 

  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...
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  Casual for a Cause  - Ways to give this month!  
 


   

Help us collect toys for the "Marine Toys for Tots Foundation"! We will be collecting toys from December 1st- December 19th, in the front office. For more information, please click the link below!

The class with the most participation (one from each grade level) will win an Ice Cream Party!


http://quantico-va.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/Default.aspx
 

          

 
     
 



Ram Happenings....

 
 

WINTER BREAK
NO SCHOOL - December 22-January 2nd
Have a happy holiday!!!

 

Growing Up Military.....In Our Own Words - Entries Must be Submitted by January 20, 2015
Submissions will be accepted from all military-connected students, Pre-K through high school. Selected submissions will be included in the 2015 MCB Quantico Education Symposium publication “In Our Own Words” and may appear in other educationally related trainings or publications associated with the School Liaison Program.
CLICK HERE for more information.....
 
 

Family Mathematics Expo
When: Saturday, January 10th
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Stafford High School


Stafford County’s K-8 Mathematics Specialists cordially invite everyone to see the showcase of mathematics excellence in our schools.  Come join the fun—bring the whole family and explore the

exciting mathematics happening in your child’s
classroom!
 
Activities and Sessions to include:
· 350 years of Mathematics in Stafford County
· STEM Presentations
· Using iPAD Apps with Your Child
· The “Tools” and “Toys” of Mathematics
· Utilizing the ‘Web’
· 3D Structure Building


 
All teachers and interested parents are encouraged to review the textbooks under consideration for adoption and to complete an evaluation rubric. Locations to review these materials are listed below. Rubrics will be available at each public review location. Completed rubrics will be forwarded on to the appropriate textbook committee.
 
The following review locations will be accessible to the public beginning January 5, 2014:
 
ESL (9-12)      England Run Library,
Bandy Complex, PDC Building, Room 16
 
World Languages (8-12)   England Run Library,
Bandy Complex, PDC Building, Room 16
                                                                                               
Business (8-12)   England Run Library
Marketing (9-12)  Brooke Point High School, Library                                                                  
IB Physics, IB Biology,  England Run Library
IB Chemistry, IB Environmental Bandy Complex, PDC Building, Room 16
Science,   IB Computer Science
 
 



Share your photos with us! By clicing on the icon above, 10you can share photos with our yearbook coordinator. We will do our best to include as many photos as possible in the yearbook!  In order to contribute photos, please use the access code: drewrams

 


                     


 

Online School Payments

CLICK HERE

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





 
District Announcements
Stafford County Schools Night at University of Mary Washington Sponsored by Home Team Grill

All Stafford County Public School Students and Staff receive FREE admission to the UMW basketball games on Saturday, January 3, 2015.  Middle and high school students, and staff must show ID's.  Students may bring a guest.  Elementary school students must be accompanied by a parent.  The Women's Basketball game begins at 1:00 p.m., and the Men's Basketball will be at 3:00 p.m.  Half Time contest, prizes and giveaways sponsored by Home Team Grill.  Ticket prizes start at $5.00.  For additional information, please click here or UMWEagles.com.
2015 Cyber Security Awareness: 'Kids Safe Online Poster Contest'
Students in grades kindergarten through 12 are invited to participate in the Commonwealth of Virginia’s 2015 Kids Safe Online Poster contest. The contest is sponsored by the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) in conjunction with the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). This is a national contest which encourages our youth to use the Internet safely and securely. Please forward this information to individuals in your school district that would be interested in this contest.

Educating our children about the rules of Internet safety will encourage them to make better decisions when posting pictures, videos and personal information online.  Commonwealth of Virginia submittals must be received by January 7, 2015. Winners of the Virginia contest will be automatically submitted to the national contest.

The top three winning posters from Virginia for each grade group (K-5, 6-8 and 9-12) will be submitted to the national Multi-State Cyber Security Awareness poster contest. Additional information with the Official Rules and Entry Form can be found at http://vita.virginia.gov/security/default.aspx?id=11232.
Teams are Now Forming for the 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service Event, Canstruction® - Register Your Team by January 5, 2015

Canstruction® teams are comprised of students, teachers, area businesses, and community members who will compete to build giant structures made entirely out of canned food.  This year's event will be held at the Spotsylvania Towne Center and the public judging will begin on Saturday, January 17 through Sunday, January 18.  The registration deadline to enter your team is January 5, 2015.  After the event all food is donated to the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank.  Click here for official rules and registration information.


 
Discovering Stafford Schools with Superintendent Benson

Superintendent Benson visited classrooms at Moncure and Park Ridge last week and ended the week with this question.  How to end the week on an incredibly positive note? Answer: Spend time in an incredible art classroom.  Check out the Superintendent’s Blog to see what is happening in the classrooms.
Student Accommodation Report 2014 - 2015

The Student Accommodation Report (SAR) provides an annual comprehensive look at the school facility use to include review of building capacity, student membership, and attendance boundaries. Click here to view the report.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Word of the Week

 

 
   

 


     
     

 

 
     
 
 
 

Synergy - Parent Vue

 
   

  

 

 
     
 
 

Mr. Edward E. Drew, Jr.

 
 
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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.

 

 

 
 
     
 
 
 
 

Shoparoo - $$

 
 


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Help earn $$ for Drew! Download the Shoparoo App on your Smartphone to get started – it’s SUPER EASY to help!! CLICK HERE for more information!

 

 
 
     
 
 
 

Earn $$$ for Drew!

 
 
 
 
                               

  CLICK HERE to donate some           CLICK HERE to register      CLICK HERE to register
  of your Coke Rewards Points!!         your Giant Bonus Card!        your Target RED Card!

                                                         Giant ID# 02325                      Target ID# 104747
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Helpful Information

 
 
 
 
                                    
           
 Notice: E-mail communications are not guaranteed to be immediate. If you have a message that requires immediate attention, please contact our office at (540) 371-1415.                                                                                         
 
 
WARNING! Some Stafford County Public Schools web pages may contain hyperlinks to one or more external websites. SCPS does not control the accuracy and/or quality of information obtained from any external source.

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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