Frequently Asked Questions
How did you come up with the name for your school?
Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy is named for Guion "Guy" S. Bluford, Jr., retired Colonel from the United States Air Force, former NASA Astronaut, and first African American in space; Charles Drew, (1904-1950) physician and medical researcher developed the method for preserving and reconstituting blood and the system for storing blood plasma (blood bank); and Dr. Mae C. Jemison, physician, retired NASA astronaut, and the first African American woman to travel in space; three African Americans who have made significant contributions to the science, technology, engineering and mathematics realms.
Do BDJ Scholars wear uniforms?
Yes, BDJ scholars wear uniforms.
During the Fall (usually the first day of school through the first Monday in October) scholars wear:
During the Winter (usually the first Monday in October through the first Monday in June) scholars wear:
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