WHAT: Representatives from Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Jacobs Technologies, and the US Coast Guard will deliver a truckload of donated school supplies to the Einstein Charter School Extension on Wednesday. The supplies were collected from a school supply drive held for tenants of the Michoud Assembly Facility. Other donors include NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, and Big Easy Studios.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 6, 11:30am
WHERE: Einstein Charter School Extension, 5316 Michoud Blvd. in New Orleans East (behind Sara T. Reed High School)
WHY: Einstein Charter School and Einstein Extension are open-admissions elementary charter schools located in New Orleans East. Einstein Charter is a “B”, "top gains" and "top performing" elementary school, serving grades PreK-8. Einstein Extension has a 100% pass rate on the Algebra I EOC. Einstein provides a competitive education with a focus on science and math in a safe and nurturing environment, with a 100% promotion rate to 9th grade.
Einstein also offers an exceptional gifted and talented program, Special Education program and one of the largest ELL programs in the city. For more information: einsteincharter.org
Michoud Assembly Facility tenants Jacobs Technologies, Marshall Space Flight Center, and Big Easy Studios also among donors in supply drive.