Drake Doings

5/13/2016 - the Penultimate Weekly Update

As you can see, teachers have different approaches to moving!


The Final Show

On Thursday morning, the Drake Jump Rope Club put on its final JUMP ROPE EXTRAVAGANZA. With help from older students in "The Heartbeats", Drake students demonstrated their fancy moves and creative choreography in a show that was thoroughly entertaining! The Drake Jump Rope Club is one of things that made Drake Elementary School such a special place. For years, Mr. Chris Hawke has volunteered his time to sponsor and supervise this after school activity. The entire Drake community sends out a huge THANK YOU to Mr. Hawke and all the other adults who have helped this group thrive. Best of luck to the entire Hawke family as they all move on to their new schools.
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Mr. Stacho Shows Off His HOPS!

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PE Class Jump Rope Champions

As part of the Jump Rope Extravaganza, Drake recognized the winner of the grade level Jump Rope Contest winners from PE class. Pictured above are (L-R):

- Max Cyranek - Grade 3

- Paige Bing - Grade 4

- Ben Hawke - Overall Champion

- Taylor Demmerle - Grade 5

- Anabel Abdallah - Grade 6


Please consider helping at this month's Rockin at the Rec. It is for current 5-7th grade Strongsville residents. This month's theme is DARE. If you help with any of the positions, your child will receive a free ticket to the dance. Contact Robin Micko with any questions, rcmicko@gmail.com


New Regulations Result in Changes When Writing Checks At School

Due to changes in federal banking regulations all check payments must be made payable to Strongsville City Schools which reflects the name on the District bank account. The bank will no longer be able to accept checks made out to individual school buildings, i.e. Muraski Elementary School, or Strongsville High School, etc.

This includes ALL checks received whether it is for food service, field trips, prom, pay-to-play, trainer fee, transcripts, school fees/fines, fund-raisers, etc. We encourage families to use the PayForIt (PFI) system when applicable. Click HERE for more information on Strongsville's PFI system.

Dates to Remember


  • 19th - Thursday - 5th grade Recognition 1:15pm

  • 19th​ - Thursday - 6th grade Bonnie Park

  • 20th - Friday - 6th grade Recognition 11:15am

  • 20th - Friday - 5th grade Bonnie Park

  • 20th - Friday - Last Day of School – Early Release -2:30 pm - Please note the change!!

  • 20th - Friday - Rockin' at the Rec - Current G5/6/7

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