Recent News

Jul 20 2017

Kendall Dunovant follows in footsteps of PGA Professional and father, Jeff Dunovant

Jul 6 2017

At Thomasville Heights Elementary, staff is building community ties that bind

As part of Atlanta Public School’s strategy to turnaround struggling schools, Thomasville Heights was in its first year of operation by Purpose Built Schools. The nonprofit group had entered a long-term contract with APS to transform Thomasville Heights into a high-performing school and forge ties with the community it serves.

TOUR Championship

East Lake Golf Club prepares for TOUR Championship

From September 20-24, the PGA TOUR’s top 30 golfers will once again descend on historic East Lake Golf Club to participate in the TOUR Championship, the final week of the PGA TOUR and the culminating event of the FedEx Cup Playoff. Click here to purchase tickets! Learn more

Party on the Green

Inaugural Event Raises $480,000 for Early Childhood Education

The East Lake Foundation’s inaugural Party on the Green, held on April 29, 2017 at East Lake Golf Club, raised more than $470,000 to support the early childhood education initiative in the East Lake community. The event, presented by the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, honored the legacy of Tom and Ann Cousins for their vision and commitment to breaking cycle of poverty in Atlanta’s East Lake community and across the country through Purpose Built Communities now working in 15 additional cities.


Start:ME East Lake Graduates Third Cohort

Start Micro-Entrepreneur Accelerator Program (Start:ME) East Lake is proud to graduate the third cohort to participate in this intensive 14-week accelerator program for promising micro-entrepreneurs. The Start:ME Showcase is scheduled for May 4th at Agnes Scott College from 5:30 -8:30 pm. Learn more

The First Tee ® of East Lake

Drew Students Selected as The First Tee ® Scholars

Congratulations to Drew Charter School Golf Team Members Simone Obleton, Nydia Milton, and John Ali for being selected The First Tee Scholars! The First Tee Scholars Program, one of the highest awards in the network, is provided to participants who excel in academics, leadership, character development, and chapter and community involvement. Learn more

Drew Charter School

Elementary Academy Certified as Official STEAM School by the Georgia Department of Education

Drew Charter School Elementary Academy has been certified as an official Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) School by the Georgia Department of Education. Drew is the first school in the city of Atlanta to receive this designation, which was created to recognize institutions committed to providing high-quality educational opportunities in STEAM. Learn more