News & Announcements

Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Program

In collaboration with FAMU DRS Florida McKinney-Vento Program's Homeless Education of Children and Youth and Title I, please follow the link for information, disseminated by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) about the Corona Virus Relief Fund, regarding the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) program assistance for impacted homeowners and renters. The application must be submitted by the December 30, 2020 deadline.

For additional information, please contact:
Ms. Renee Jerr, FAMU DRS Homeless Education/Foster Care Liaison

Mrs. Yolanda Foxx-Palmer, FAMU DRS Social Worker


Flash that smile! FAMU DRS Picture Day is here. Picture Days are scheduled for Monday, December 7, 2020 and Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Hybrid students will take their picutres during their assigned class and distance learning (online) students may schedule a time to take their picutre between 3 pm and 6 pm on both days. For any questions you may have regarding FAMU DRS Picture Day, please contact Ms. Massaline at or Ms. Coleman at

Dads Take Your Child to School Day - November 6, 2020

Dads Take Your Child to School Day is going online at FAMU DRS on Friday, November 6, 2020.
Please take pictures of DRS fathers and male father-figures as they work with their DRS child with online school work or taking their child to school. Additionally, we would like to see photos of fathers/male father figures as they engage in activities with their child/grandchild/mentee.
Please submit photos and/videos to Ms. LaBissiere ( by Thursday, November 5, 2020 (5 pm).

SGA Presents... RIVAL WEEK

During the week of November 2-7, 2020, the FAMU DRS Student Government Association will be hosting activities in celebration of the FAMU DRS Football Team's last regular season game against rival NFC. There will be a poster contest and students will be allowed to wear jerseys on Friday!
For additional information, please contact Mr. Anthony Thompson at or you may click on the headline for additional information.

STREAM Robotics Program Accepting Applications

The FAMU DRS STREAM Robotics Program is currently accepting applications. Visit the FAMU DRS STREAM Robotics webpage to find out more about this awesome program and all it has to offer. For additional information, contact Program Coordinator Mrs. Yolanda Foxx-Palmer at

November Lunch Menus

Interested in what will be available for lunch in November? The November 2020 Lunch Menus have been published for view. Click on the title above to go to the FAMU DRS Cafeteria page to view our breakfast and lunch menus.

FAMU DRS Title I Hosts Home Ownership Workshop

On Wednesday, October 21st at 6 pm, FAMU DRS will host an interactive Home Ownership Workshop. In conjunction with several local organizations and programs, the FAMU DRS Title I workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to actively engage with Realtor Danielle Andrews, Realtor Paulette McFarlane, Credit Specialist Michelle Henry, and the Tallahassee Lenders' Consortium. You may register for this FREE workshop at by Monday, October 19, 2020 at 5 pm.
For additional information, contact Ms. LaBissiere, Title I Coordinator (, or Ms. Jerry, Homeless Liaison (, or Ms. Foxx-Palmer, School Social Worker (

FAMU DRS Virtual Crunch Day - October 21, 2020

The Food and Nutrition Services Department
encourage students of FAMU DRS to participate in
our annual Crunch Day celebration by trying one of
these nutritious foods to CRUNCH on: Apple,
Carrot, Cucumber or Corn if they are available to
you during your lunch time.

Fall 2020 Title I Meeting

All parents, guardians, students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to join us at the Fall 2020 Title I Meeting. The meeting will be held virtually (through Zoom) on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 6 pm.

Please contact Ms. Sheila LaBissiere, Title I Coordinator, at for additional information.
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