• CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019

    • Yoga is now offered to ALL DRAKE STUDENTS every Monday morning of the school year at 7:00am in the yoga room, courtesy of the Drake Fund.
    • Club Day is TODAY.  Lunch and Tutorial.  Crew leaders will bring 9th graders out to Club Day at the start of tutorial one, then proceed to tutorial.
    • Community Reads: HIGH. If you are interested in reading the book High by Nic and David Sheff with your community, please see Jimly in the library! 
    • Friendship Day Friday, September 27th - Dress for a twin/triplet spirit day and come on down to the Senior Tree at lunch for bonding activities such as friendship bracelet making and relay races. Bring your friends!
    • The Drake Canteen has a new menu this year and features many new entrees.   Everyday we oven bake fresh cinnamon bread for breakfast. The Nosh Place (snack shack) inside the Student Center has new ala carte items available at both break and lunch.    The fruit slushy machine started this week and frozen yogurt will be available next Wednesday September 25th. The menus are listed on line at  https://www.tamdistrict.org/Page/172

    View updated meal menu, Nosh place snack menu, cafe pictures, prepayment links and much more! 

    • Neighbors are complaining about cars being parked illegally on side streets of Drake. Authorities WILL BE CALLED. D-Nice to our neighbors, and protect yourself from a ticket. 

     

    • JUNIOR GIRLS: Contact Ella Acker if you want a junior girls t shirt for the Powder Puff Game.  Deadline THIS Friday. Call or Text: 415-360-4865 JUST DO IT! 
    • The LGBTQ+ drop-in group will resume meeting starting NEXT Wednesday, September 25th during 1st Tutorial (not today-NEXT Wednesday!). The group will be meeting in a NEW ROOM, come to Wellness at the start of Tutorial! This group is a collaboration of Wellness and the SPAHR Center and is a safe space for people who identify as LGBTQ+ or are questioning to talk about their experiences, struggles, and hopes. If you would like to be in a group, but not one on campus, talk to Margaux or Katrina in the Wellness Center about SPAHR’s off campus drop-in groups!
    • CREW LEADERS OR TEACHERS MUST COMPLETE THIS:  The Safe Routes to Schools student travel survey is required for program funding. The survey measures the number of students traveling to and from school by various modes of transportation (bike, walk, carpool or bus). 

    Please use the online form  to submit “green trips” using one of the two options below to collect the data. Data must be collected for two at least dates to be useful for analysis (http://www.saferoutesdata.org/tallyformparent.cfm?key=8073695 ) online survey form.  If you are unable to open link, copy and paste it into your web browser. When to conduct the survey:  

    TODAY! Wednesday September 18 & Wednesday September 25

    How to conduct the survey on individual dates: Ask students to raise their hands to answer the question “How did you arrive to school today?”  Then read each travel mode: walk, bike, carpool etc. and enter the # of hands raised for each mode.

     

     

    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….
    • Aaron Wilkerson Señor  Wilkerson went to THREE different high schools in three different states, but his favorite place to travel is the deep jungle.  Aaron loves the color purple and dreams of slaying dragons whilst riding a single horned pegasus!
    • Karen Gladysz teaches math and ASB and graduated from Drake so of course her favorite color is green!  Her favorite class in high school was Drama and her animal is a horse.
    • Matt Achen is new to Drake this year and our new IT Systems Specialist. Matt’s favorite color is red and his favorite place to visit is Menorca in the Balearic Isles off Spain.  Matt went to high school in the Sierra Foothills in Colfax where he was a FALCON and enjoyed wrestling.

     

     

    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

    Wednesday, September 11, 2019

      • Student Senate TODAY in the Theater during second tutorial!
      • Student Senate 2019-2020: We will be focusing on:
        •  our Small Learning Community changes and providing time to gather student voice on the ideas the staff is considering. 
        • Our dress code and considering new language that represents student voice.  
        • We will also continue to address issues as they arise such as Homecoming Court voting, ASB financial expenditures, and facility improvements. If you are interested…..volunteer to be a Senate Rep for your CREW!!
      • CREW Student Senate Representatives:  We need each CREW to choose a representative and a back-up representative for our Student Senate. These people should volunteer for the position and have the CREW vote if there is more than one volunteer. All CREWS should have another person who is willing to go if the main Senate Rep cannot attend.  We will hold our first Student Senate TODAY during the second tutorial in the Little Theater. Please send your Representative today. 
      • Club Day is Wednesday September 18th at Lunch and Tutorial
      • Your HOMECOMING is coming up...October 19.  Get ready to support your PIRATES.
      • "The Marin Delegation of the YMCA's Youth and Government program is calling for everyone and anyone interested in government, current events, law, or just looking to make some new friends in a fast-paced environment with lots of opportunities.  To learn more, please contact the advisor Nana Sosa at (415) 382-1910 or lsosa@ymcasf.org  or President Stefanie Iojica at artist.stefania@gmail.com 
      • Community Reads: HIGH. If you are interested in reading the book High by Nic and David Sheff with your community, please see Jimly in the library! 
      • Students Walking Off Campus for LUNCH:  Thefts are being reported from Red Hill and Good Earth.  Authorities WILL BE CALLED. D-Nice to our neighbors, and protect yourself from a ticket. 
      • PTV 

     

    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….

     

      • Molly Baker has been at Drake for four years. She went to high school in Southern California where her mascot was the Scorpians! Her favorite color is blue and she loves to go to the beach. Between a stripe or a plaid- she is all stripe. 
      • If Mike Keleman could be an animal he would be a goat. Mr. Keleman is new to Drake but has been teaching in TUHSD for 25 years! His favorite place to travel is Italy, loved playing basketball in high school and if he had to choose between a unicorn or dragon, he is all dragon.
      • Ms. Marli Fay is a Drake graduate who, of course, loves the color GREEN! When she went to Drake she loved math and soccer. Like Mr. Keleman, she is also all dragon. 



    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

    Wednesday, September 4, 2019

     

    • Teachers Please Mark Your Calendars! 

    Safe Routes to Schools is preparing to conduct their bi-annual student FALL survey to measure the number of students traveling to school by various modes.     The survey will be conducted online the following three dates.Tuesday, Sept. 17~Wednesday, Sept. 18~ Thursday, Sept. 19  More information to follow!

      • Join the Student Nutrition Services Team!  The Drake Canteen is looking for student employees.  Earn $15/hr and a meal on your shift. Please stop by the cafeteria or call Lisa at 415-945-1045 to apply!
      • There is a Tailgate Tuesday on September 17th at the Senior Tree during lunch. Get there for fun games and music!
      • Get your ASB activity card at the Budget Office or Online store. $30 allows free entry into all home sports games and gives ticket discounts to dances and theater productions.
      • CLUBS AT DRAKE: Club Day is Wednesday September 18th...if you are interested in starting or continuing a club please pick up your club forms in Mary Chapman's office. All club forms are due Thursday September 14th for review.

     

    • RED HILL AT LUNCH:  If you enjoy your lunch at Red Hill remember to be a GOOD PIRATE.  Eyes are on you, and stealing is illegal. D-NICE!

     

    • Hey student drivers: please D-NICE to our neighbors and park LEGALLY in our surrounding neighborhoods.  Neighbors will have no choice but to call the police to ticket illegally parked cars. Also, make sure to not park in anyone else’s reserved parking space.

     

     

    • D-Nice, Say Hi and learn about our Pirates:

     

      • Lisa Neumaier, our college and career specialist for the last 8 years has been working in education for 25 years!  Her favorite color is PURPLE and if she were an animal she’d be a cat. Lisa is a Drake graduate and a huge Drake basketball fan! Lisa loved being on the Jolly Roger staff in high school. 
      • Lani Wolf joins the Drake English department this year and has been teaching for 25 years!  She loves the color GREEN and went to high school in Florida. If Lani were an animal she’d be a WOLF and in high school her favorite class/activity was English and Writing.
      • LoRayne Ortega is teaching her 4th year at Drake and runs our AVID and ELD programs.  LoRayne has been teaching for 17 years. She grew up in Texas and her favorite animal is a Hummingbird. LoRayne’s favorite activity in high school was CHEER! Go LoRayne!






    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

    Wednesday, August 28, 2019

     

      • Hey student drivers: please D-NICE to our neighbors and park LEGALLY in our surrounding neighborhoods.  Neighbors will have no choice but to call the police to ticket illegally parked cars. Also, make sure to not park in anyone else’s reserved parking space.
      • Join the Student Nutrition Services Team!  The Drake Canteen is looking for student employees.  Earn $15/hr and a meal on your shift. Please stop by the cafeteria or call Lisa at 415-945-1045 to apply!
      • Site Council: We are looking for student representatives on the DLC - Drake’s Site Council.  Check the site for information and email jjacobs@tamdistrict.org TODAY (no later than August 29 @ 2 pm)  if you are interested. 
      • BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT is THURSDAY! Make sure your parents have your schedule on their phones.
      • Follow the Drake Instagram @drakepirates for updates on everything happening at our school!
      • There is a Tailgate Tuesday on September 17th at the Senior Tree during lunch. Get there for fun games and music!
      • Get your ASB activity card at the Budget Office or Online store. $30 allows free entry into all home sports games and gives ticket discounts to dances and theater productions.
      • CLUBS AT DRAKE: Club Day is Wednesday September 18th...if you are interested in starting or continuing a club please pick up your club forms in Mary Chapman's office. All club forms are due Thursday September 14th for review.

     

    • RED HILL AT LUNCH:  If you enjoy your lunch at Red Hill remember to be a GOOD PIRATE.  Eyes are on you, and stealing is illegal. D-NICE!

     

     

     

    • D-Nice, Say Hi and learn about our Pirates:

     

      • Mimi Bennett is our DISC Coordinator in the main office. Her favorite color is purple and she loves to travel to the beach.  She graduated from Tam AND we love her! If she had to choose between a circle or square- she is all circle! This is her 5th year at Drake. Stop by and say “hi!” to Ms. Bennett!
      • Also loving on purple, Jen Olesen has been at Drake for 26+ years!  She loves to travel to Prague. Her favorite class in high school was geometry and if she had to choose between a dragon or a unicorn- she is all Unicorn!
      • Nikole Denton went to high school in Texas where she loved to play volleyball. She is fairly new to Drake and works in our Counseling-Enriched program- CEC. Her favorite animal is the Panda and loves the color red.  




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