FAMU DRS will begin Monday, August 31, 2020. This revised start date is necessary to ensure we are well prepared to receive our students, accommodate our staff and faculty, and continue to adhere to the recommended safety guidelines and procedures as recommended from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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James Coleman Drive-Thru Backpack Giveaway Event Overview: On Saturday, August 15th, former FSU football star and current sports radio and podcast host, James Coleman will host a backpack giveaway in partnership with Farm Share and i9 Sports. Coleman will be on site at Bond Elementary School to distribute backpacks with school supplies to elementary school students for the upcoming school year. Coleman grew up on the south side of Tallahassee and is adamant about giving back to the community. Date: Saturday, August 15th Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Event Location: Bond Elementary School | 2204 Saxon Street, Tallahassee, FL 32310 For questions, please contact us at (850) 329-0313 or JColemanGivesBack@gmail.com Due to COVID-19, it is mandatory that all participants stay in their vehicles and wear a protective mask. * Please note the following: ** Registration is required to receive a backpack. Please present your email confirmation at the event to obtain your child's backpack. **Only 2 registrations per household ** The child must be present to receive their backpack ** Backpacks will be issued on a first come first serve basis for those who have registered
Parents/Guardians with students enrolled in FAMU DRS must sign the semester-by-semester commitment form - due at least 30 days prior to the beginning of the semester (or at the time of enrollment if new to FAMU DRS). The deadline for parent commitment forms, originally due on Friday, July 10, has been extended. The forms are now due on Friday, July 17. We urge you to complete and submit the requested information by the deadline. This will help us provide adequate educational and health resources for our community. Failing to submit the information by the deadline may potentially delay your student(s) DRS assignment.
THE FAMU DRS STRIKE OF EXCELLENCE AT A GLANCE
- Above State Average - Graduation Rate
- 16:1 - Student Teacher Ratio
- Collegiate & Technical Dual Enrollment Opportunities
- Located on the Campus of Florida A&M University
- State Championship Athletics
- Engaging Extracurriculars Offered