Congratulations to 12th-grader David, who signed a letter of intent to join the UC Berkeley men's gymnastics program! David balances his commitment to Drew schoolwork, involvement in student activities and clubs, and the 20-plus hours he spends in the gym each week outside of Drew.
Advanced Theater Workshop students don masks and perform as characters they've developed in the character mask unit of class. The characters had a variety of outlooks on the world, but many shared experiences.
More than 60 Spanish-speaking people came to Drew to hear from Head of School David Frankenberg—a native Spanish speaker from Argentina—and a panel of Spanish-speaking Drew representatives about Drew before enjoying tours of the campus and tips on how to navigate Ravenna. Learn more about Drew en español here.
Having completed their first project, Intro to Engineering students are treated to a celebratory ceremony courtesy of their teacher Shraddha, who prepared a brief poem touting the strengths of each student before awarding decorated swords that turned out to be rulers—a tool they will need for the next project!
Science and art come together in the Chemistry, Pigment, and Painting Experiential Elective as students sample the effect different binders have on their self-created pigments before creating self-directed art pieces.
Students in Advanced Topics in Physics collaborate with students in Music Production to explore sound waves, frequency, and amplitude. Ultimately, students measure the studio with their newly acquired understanding before verifying their measurement with a measuring tape.
Student leaders take charge of a Battle of the Classes Minute to Win It assembly which pits each grade level, plus teachers, against one another in a series of creative challenges that test the mind and the body.
Students, teachers, and staff gather in book clubs to discuss the books they selected for their summer reading. The books included Michelle Obama’s Becoming, The Lifters by Dave Eggers, Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, and plenty more.
Students begin their Experiential Electives for the 19-20 school year. Experiential Electives are regularly scheduled explorations within Drew’s academic schedule, taught by Drew faculty who utilize the time to share their passions—helping students discover and deepen passions of their own.
The first day of school featured time to catch up with friends, an opening assembly with speeches from Head of School David Frankenberg and Student Body President Max, all seven class periods, and—last but not least—ice cream!
Drew's faculty and staff gather for the first time this school year, starting the year with a competitive scavenger hunt at the Exploratorium before a series of meetings and professional growth opportunities in advance of students returning to campus the week of August 19.
The annual Alumni Game Night begins at 5:30 p.m. with the Girls Volleyball game at Booker T. At 7:30 p.m., the Boys Soccer game will kick off at Kimball at 7:30 p.m. All alumni 21 and older are invited to a reception afterward. Sign up for the volleyball game and the soccer game.
Congratulations to English teacher Lingerr Senghor, who was honored at the annual Thank a Teacher for Social Justice event hosted by Teachers 4 Social Justice. Ms. Senghor was celebrated by several Drew students who spoke about her impact on them.
Congratulations to the Dragons, who have advanced to the championship game in the annual NCS Tournament for the fourth consecutive year! The Dragons play Bentley on Tuesday, May 14, at 5 p.m., at Bentley. Drew entered the tournament as the #5 seed and defeated #4 Gateway and #1 College Prep to advance to the finals.
Welcome the incoming Class of 2023 and transfer students, who came to campus for the first time as official Drew students. Led by the FMPs, incoming students enjoyed dinner and a variety of activities to begin the transition to Drew.
Congratulations to Sasha Carey '14, currently enrolled at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, on earning a 2019 U.S. Student Fulbright Award! Learn more about Sasha's studies and work via the Hobart and William Smith website.
Congratulations to all of the new Drew students, and welcome to the Drew community!
Remember to check your Ravenna profile to access your admission decision, and visit the special welcome page of the Drew website for more information regarding enrollment agreements, revisit week, and much more!
Wednesday, March 13, at 4 p.m.* Thursday, March 14, at 4 p.m. Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at 7 p.m.
*Preview show. This performance is followed by a reception for Grandparents & Family Friends.
The Performing Arts department will present the musical production, 13, with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, from March 14 to 16, with a preview on March 13.
Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, (Parade, The Last Five Years, Bridges of Madison County) 13 is a musical about fitting in—and standing out!
With a decisive 54-36 win over #9 seed Tomales, Drew's #8 seed Girls Varsity Basketball advances to the quarterfinal round of the NCS D6 tournament where they will play #1 seed Laytonville on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., at Laytonville. Go Dragons!
Come root for the Dragons as they take on Gateway in the BCL-Central Semifinals on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 3:30 p.m., at Kezar. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, seniors, and children. Free for under age 11. All Drew students and faculty will be admitted free of charge with current Drew School ID.
Accomplished Cuban percussionist Yaroldy Abreu, in town to perform with legendary Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés at SFJAZZ, stops by the Music Fundamentals class to work with 9th-graders on their percussion technique.
Student members of the Unity club, which explores racial, ethnic, and cultural identity, present an assembly focused on cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation, conducting difficult conversations, and racial identity.
Drew knows and believes in teenagers. We engage each student in a process of intellectual discovery to develop an individual voice, the confidence to express it, and the empathy to understand its impact.