Druid Hills Partnership

Since 2011, St. Peter parish has partnered with Druid Hills Academy, a Pre K -8th grade school located near downtown.  Druid Hills has been designated a 100% poverty school.  Our mission is threefold: to support the students, teachers and staff, and families of Druid Hills through many initiatives.
 

Principal Bozeman

Principal Angela Bozeman

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Girl Scouts

Tutoring reading

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Career speakers


How can you make a difference in the life of a child?

Do you have an hour a week to spare?
We need reading tutors for second-graders and tutors in all subjects for middle-schoolers.

Do you fondly remember your days as a Girl Scout?  
We need volunteers — regular or occasional — to help with Druid Hills’ scouts.

Are you free for lunch twice a month?
We are looking for lunch buddies for students.

Do you have an evening to spare?
We could use help with events such as pantry night, curriculum night, bingo night, and the Parent Resource Fair.

Do you like to organize?
Come help with our teacher supply drive or book drive!

We have these and many other volunteer opportunities, for as much or as little time that you have.
Please email  Suzanne Wittebort for more information.

To volunteer you must be a registered CMS Volunteer. If you have not already done so, please complete the online volunteer application at https://www.cmsvolunteers.com/ , and select Druid Hills Academy as your school of preference
Druid Hills Academy 2801 Lucena Street, Charlotte 28206.

You will make a difference in the life of a child!

St Peter/Druid Hills Partnership is involved in the following initiatives :

Read/Write /Serve, tutoring second-graders                        International Day

Tutoring-in-the-Middle, tutoring middle schoolers            Pantry Nights

Parent Resource Fair                                       Read-a-Book/Earn-a-Book, tutoring

Heart-to-Heart Teacher Supply Drive                                Field Trip Coordination

Teacher Appreciation Events                       The Second Harvest Backpack Program

Career Speakers                       Band Night and Holiday Performance Refreshments

Girl Scout Troop 487 K-8 grade                                         Cookies for Teachers

Curriculum Night                                                                Warm Coat Drive

Proctoring for Year-End Tests                                              Career Day

Lunch Buddies                                                Back-to-School Teacher Goody Bags

Wells Fargo Reading Program                                            Money Smart Week

...any many other activities. We are always in need of volunteers!

STEERING COMMITTEE
Suzanne Wittebort
Phoebe Levine
Gina Salvati
Joanne Shea
Julie Abt
Maria Leahy
Megan Cieri

RECOMMENDED READING:
Article by Eric Frazier, Associate Editor, Editorial Pages Charlotte Observer-The Problem of Upward Mobility:
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/editorials/article17344655.html

Understanding Social Mobility:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=t2XFh_tD2RA

Link Your Rewards Cards to Druid Hills
Target Take Charge of Education School Rewards ID 80429
Harris Teeter Together in Education School Rewards ID 3151