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Boys Track Tryouts will be held one additional day, on March 26th, from 3 pm to 5 pm. If they are canceled due to the weather, then they will be held March 27th.   Softball will also extend tryouts by one or two additional days. Girls Track Tryouts are complete and they will begin practice. If you have any questions please call the front office at 540-371-1415.
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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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!
 


Young adult author Kathryn Erskine will be at Drew on April 16, 2015.  If you'd like to order one of her books for autographing, please CLICK HERE for an order form.  Return the form to the library along with your check made payable to Drew Middle School.

7th Grade Field Trip - Chaperones Needed! Please see the sign up link below for more information! Thank you!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0b44adac28a31-7thgrade
 

Spirit Day @ The Grille at Leeland Junction - Wednesday, March 25th!
Help support the DMS PTO!
 


Congratulations to Mr. Patterson and our 7th and 8th Grade Band students who received an overall rating of Superior at their Band Performance Assessment @ CFHS yesterday!
Way to go Rams
!
AND
Congratulations to Ms. Korpeck and our Orchestra students who earned two Excellent ratings and Superior ratings at their recent Performance Assessments!! Way to go Rams!!


 




Thank you to everyone who attended the spaghetti dinner for the Oliver Family! It was a great success!

 



 
All teachers and interested parents are encouraged to rview 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 clicking on the icon above, you 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
6th Annual Agents of Change Day ~ March 28th

Come out to the 6th Annual Agents of Change Day!  Saturday, March 28th at Colonial Forge High School, 550 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Agents of Change Day is a FREE,  family-fun event that will showcase how students are being Agents of Change at their schools by using 21st Century Skills to Make a Difference and Give Back.   The day will include a Health & Fitness Circuit, Mascot Mania, Zumba, prizes, fun-runs, snacks and games for all ages.  The  BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, National Capital Area Council | Aquia District will be bringing the STEM van.  Learn and Serve students from each high school will also conduct their Annual Celebration of Service-Learning at AOC Day with many hands-on service-learning projects.  Many community businesses and organizations will be there to Give Back too!  Safe Driving Education Exhibits will also be available and sponsored by GEICO. Everyone is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item or a student-friendly book for any grade level to donate.  See you on the 28th!  For more information, please click here.
Efficiency Study Report

The Efficiency Study of Stafford County Public Schools will be presented this evening at a Stafford County School Board work session.  The entire report may be seen here. Evergreen Solutions, LLC, conducted the study with the objective of assisting Stafford County Public schools in continuing to succeed and improve in its primary mission--the education of all students.  The presentation to the School Board can viewed using the link below.
Inclement Weather Make-Up Plan for Stafford County Public Schools Announced

The Stafford School Board approved using the waiver method to make up days missed due to inclement weather at last night’s school board meeting.  The following are key points:
  1. The last day of school will be June 12 and will be an early release day for all students.
  2. Scheduled early release days on April 3, May 22, and June 10 are removed. These days will be full instructional days for all levels.
  3. June 11 will remain an early release day for middle and high school students.  June 11 becomes a full instructional day for elementary students
  4. Teacher work days remain June 15 and 16.

2015-2016 In-County Student Transfer Window is Now Open

The in-county student transfer window for the 2015-16 school year is now open.  The transfer window will close on August 1, 2015.  Stafford County Public Schools will accept transfers for the 2015-16 school year within this timeframe.  To find information about how to apply for a student transfer, click here.
4th Annual FredTech STEM 16 Summit

The 4th Annual FredTech STEM 16 Summit will be held on April 25, 2015 at the University of Mary Washington from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.  The Summit highlights the achievements and offerings of the region’s students, educators, and businesses in the STEM arena.

Students will be able to visit exhibits highlighting student and educator STEM efforts from over 40 local secondary schools, the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College and NSWCDD Dahlgren.  SeaPerch Competitions will also be held at the UMW pool during the same time as the Summit.  The Summit is open to the public and admission is free of charge for students, parents, or non-profit organizations. For additional details, click here.

 
Stafford County Head Start/Virginia Preschool Initiative Program is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015

March is recruitment month for Stafford County Head Start/Virginia Preschool Initiative Program and the Early Head Start Program. These programs are now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.  The Head Start program serves children from low-income families who turn 3 or 4 before Sept. 30.  Call (540) 368-2559 for more information.  The Early Head Start program serves low-income families of infants and toddlers and pregnant women.  Call (540) 373-2072 for more information.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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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.

 

 

 
 
     
 
 
 
 

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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!

 

 
 
     
 
 
 

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  CLICK HERE to donate some           CLICK HERE to register      CLICK HERE to register
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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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