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 Angela Bozeman
FROM OUR HEARTS TO YOUR HEARTS 9th Annual Druid Hills Teacher Supply Drive
Look for the heart posters and Heart Tree in the front of the church during the weeks of Jan. 11/12 and Jan. 18-19.
- Select a heart or hearts containing the items you would like to purchase.
- Return them to church during the Masses of Jan 25-26 and Feb 1-2.
This is a very special way to show your support and share your love for the teachers who care for and educate the children of Druid Hills PreK-8 Academy.
Questions, please contact: Phoebe Levine
Read how our partnership is making a difference! St. Peter Catholic Church/Druid Hills Academy Partnership Mid-Year Report January, 2020
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!
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