• CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Wednesday, February 12, 2019

     

    • Summer Opportunity Faire- TODAY during TUTORIAL one- all 10-12th grade students are asked to attend this fair in the GYM.  We will have summer jobs and other summer opportunities available for you to learn about. Tell your Tutorial one teacher you are going over and enjoy!!

     

     

     

    • Valentine's Day Goodie Bags - The Daraja Club will be selling Valentine's Day goodie bags in the Student Center during lunch on February 13th and 14th. Each bag is 3 dollars and can be paid in cash or through Venmo. 100% of the proceeds go to funding girls' education in Kenya through Daraja Academy. 

     

     

    • A memorial area for Shayne Rebbetoy will be set up in Wellness starting tomorrow morning.  You’re welcome to come view the memorial area and/or add something to it (pictures, small items, drawings, etc.) during breaks, lunch, and before or after school.

     

    • The LGBTQ+ Group facilitated by Fel is meeting today in Wellness at Tutorial. This is a space for LGBTQ+ identifying or questioning students to be in community together and talk about their experiences. Off campus groups and parent/care-giver groups are also available, talk to Margaux or Katrina at Wellness for more info.

     

    • The Men’s Group facilitated by Jonathan will be meeting today in Wellness at Tutorial. This is a group for male-identifying students to talk about masculinity: expectations, messaging, and lived experiences. Feel free to ask Margaux or Katrina if you have questions or just drop by!

     

     

    • A MESSAGE FORM ASB:  If you would like to run for a class office or ASB office (class or ASB presidents, vice presidents, secretary, treasurer) please pick up an application from Mary Chapman in the AP office now!  All applications are due February 28th and there is a mandatory meeting on February 26 at lunch in room 222 for all running. THANK YOU!  

     

    • REMINDER! The LAST DAY to turn in your application for next year’s Peer Resource Leadership crew is THIS FRIDAY. You can pick up and drop off applications with Mary Chapman in the AP Office or with Mrs. Brown in room 317. We look forward to meeting you! Love, PR.

     

     

    Rod Milstead has taught at Drake for almost 20 years and his favorite color is dark green- of course!!  His favorite animal is a chocolate lab and he loves to hike in the Eastern Sierras.

    Susanna Nash has also taught at Drake for almost 20 years.  She went to High School in Rohnert Park where she loved Volleyball and Math of course!  Susanna’s favorite place to travel is Northern Michigan.

    Sue Fox has been in Drake’s science department for 27 years! Her favorite color is Purple and she loves French Polynesia.  Sue went to high school in Northridge where her favorite activity was soccer!




     

    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Friday, February 7, 2019

    • The SOAR (Students Organized for Anti-Racism) team is reaching out to anyone who has been experiencing discomfort or racism regarding the Coronavirus. We want to support you. You are not alone in your experiences, and there are peers and mentors on campus who are here for you. 

     

    SOAR wants to remind the community that saying generalizations and stereotypical comments about any racial group is racist. Derogatory comments about a culture or a group of people spreading an epidemic is racist. Chinese people do not pose a risk to public health. Also, not all Asian people are Chinese. 

     

    Please consider your sources of information and their biases. Please also remember words and jokes carry weight to them and can be very harmful. Your classmates, your teachers, your neighbors are affected by this.

     

    • Remember that Peer Mentoring referral forms can be picked up in Wellness, in Counseling, the library, or in room 317. Forms can be dropped off in one of the two locked boxes in Wellness or 317. Self-refer or refer a friend and we will set up a time to talk to a peer about whatever is weighing on you.    Love, PR.
    • CSF and Honor Crew Applications are now available on the website.  
    • Students interested in playing beach volleyball this Spring should attend an informational meeting at lunch on Thursday, February 13th. The meeting will be held in the PE classroom. Students who are interested in attending should pick up a College of Marin form in advance.
    • California Math League contest in rooms 207 & 208 during lunch on Tuesday, 2/11.  Bring a calculator! All students are welcome!
    • Winter Formal tickets are on sale through lunch today.  WE WILL NOT SELL TICKETS AFTER 1:00pm.  We’re serious.
    • You know that registration for next year is now open, and with that, you can also apply for one of 3 leadership teams: SOAR, PR, ASB. Each of these teams work together to help students feel welcome and included in our Drake community. If you are interested in applying, please get an application from Mary Chapman in the front office. Notice the deadline on the application--PR and SOAR apps are due on Valentine's Day. ASB's app will be available on Feb. 9. Interviews will take place soon, so don't delay!
    • SENIOR SECTION:
      • Senior Quotes for the yearbook are due FEBRUARY14th. Please send with your full name to: dhsyearbook2020@gmail.com  You could do it right now!
      • Caps and Gowns for Graduation: if you didn’t fill out the size card see Jolie Jacobs in the office ASAP.
    • PTV:  https://youtu.be/duesMUwLGHc




    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Wednesday, January 29, 2019

    • There will be a drop-in grief group in Counseling during tutorial for anyone wanting additional support in coping with the loss of Shayne Rebbetoy. A counselor from Hospice by the Bay will be co-leading this group with our regular Drake Counseling staff. Just come in at the start of 1st tutorial to the counseling office if you’d like to be a part of it. We are sending our love to all of the friends and family of Shayne’s.

     

    • Are you male-identified and interested in a space where you can talk about masculinity (juggling it all and making sense of expectations and where they come from)? This is a unique leadership opportunity where you can earn a certificate to put on your resumes and college apps. The group will be starting TODAY in Wellness at the start of 1st Tutorial. THERE WILL BE FREE FOOD! Come check it out!

     

     

    • LIBRARY REMINDER:  there is NO FOOD in the main library, please D-Nice to our beautiful library!

     

    • Remember that Peer Mentoring referral forms can be picked up in Wellness, in Counseling, the library, or in room 317. Forms can be dropped off in one of the two locked boxes in Wellness or 317. Self-refer or refer a friend and we will set up a time to talk to a peer about whatever is weighing on you.    Love, PR.
    • You know that registration for next year is now open, and with that, you can also apply for one of 3 leadership teams: SOAR, PR, ASB. Each of these teams work together to help students feel welcome and included in our Drake community. If you are interested in applying, please get an application from Mary Chapman in the front office. Notice the deadline on the application--PR and SOAR apps are due on Valentine's Day. ASB's app will be available on Feb. 9. Interviews will take place soon, so don't delay!

     

    • LAST CHANCE! Do you want to show off how cool your school club/organization is in the winter formal rally? Send a text to 415-830-2707 with your name and your club to let us know.        Deadlines:

    January 29th: We will be doing a preliminary run-through of the skits

    February 3rd: All skits and music must be finalized and reported to us

            February 7th: Rally!

    • Attention all students, Please come out to the Drake gym this Friday afternoon from 2-3:30pm as Drake will host a Unified basketball tournament. 
    • Attention students interested in diving…there will be an informational meeting on Friday, January 31st at lunch in the PE classroom. 
    • STUDENTS WITH ASB CARDS: check your student ID card, the only valid ASB is the orange circle.  If you have the wrong card see Mary Chapman. Buy your ASB card from the Student Store, or Hannah in the budget office.

     

    • Spirit Week Next Week Feb 3rd - 7th - Here’s what to look forward to during the Winter Formal Spirit Week:   

     

       MON: Jam Jam Day Wear pajamas! We will be jamming to a PW performance in the Student Center @ Lunch along with snacking on jam!

    TUES: Winter Sports Day Wear your best sporty attire and get to the Gym at Lunch to participate in the Dodgeball Tournament 

    WED: Denim Day Get that ‘denim on denim’ look going on for a Minimum Day Schedule

    THURS: Monochrome Rock all one color and come to the Student Center @ Lunch to do some fun winter art

    FRI: Rally Day! Wear your grade’s theme and attend the Winter Rally!  Frosh: Water (dark blue)  Soph: Earth (green, brown)  Junior: Air (light blue, white) Senior: Fire (red, orange, yellow)

    • Winter Formal tickets are for sale in the Budget Office, online at the Student Store, and outside the Student Center at lunch. Schedule for lunchtime tickets sales at Student Center below. 

                                     Friday, Jan 31st - Lunch (this Friday!)

                                     Tuesday, Feb 4th - Lunch

                                     Wednesday, Feb 5th - Afterschool

                                     Thursday, Feb 6th - Lunch

                                     Friday, Feb 7th - Lunch 

              Ticket prices are $55 regular price and $45 with ASB. The deadline to buy tickets (online and in-person) is February 7th at lunch!

     

     

    • D-Nice and Say Hi to:
      • Dan Freeman!!!  He has worked at Drake for 23 years and graduated from San Marin high school!! What?? His favorite activity in high school was playing football. He is all DRAGON and loves the color blue.
      • It is not a surprise that Allie Sherman’s favorite class in high school was AP Biology! She aligns herself with the Uni-Dragons in life. She also loves the color blue and is working for her third year at Drake
      • Bill Skieresz, from our Special Education department,  also LOVES blue! His favorite animal is the sloth and loved English in high school.  His most favorite place to travel is the GREAT OUTDOORS!

    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Wednesday, January 22, 2019

     

    • LIBRARY REMINDER:  there is NO FOOD in the main library, please D-Nice to our beautiful library!
    • OPEN HOUSE is TOMORROW NIGHT, 1/23.  6:30-8:00 pm.  
    • STUDENT SENATE IS TODAY.  Tutorial 2 in the Student Center.  All Crews should be represented.
    • Hey! Do you want to show off how cool your school club/organization is in the winter formal rally? Send a text to 415-830-2707 with your name and your club to let us know.  Deadlines:

     

    January 29th: We will be doing a preliminary run-through of the skits

    February 3rd: All skits and music must be finalized and reported to us

      February 7th: Rally!

    • Do you ever feel like it would be nice to talk to someone about your issues but you are not quite ready to talk with an adult? Peer Resource is here to help and is now offering Peer Mentoring! Simply fill out a referral form for yourself or a friend and PR will take care of the rest. Forms can be found in the library, counseling, Wellness Center or room 317 (Mrs. Brown's room) and you can drop them off in one of two secured lock boxes found in either Wellness or 317.    Love, PR 
    • Canned Food Drive - The canned food drive is continuing until January 24th. Bring cans and prepackaged foods to your crew class. All donations will go to a local food bank. The crew with the most contributions by the end of the month wins hot cocoa
    • Do you like free food? Are you male-identified and interested in a space where you can talk about masculinity (juggling it all and making sense of expectations and where they come from)? A group at Drake is starting January 29th to talk about all this! The group will meet in Wellness during tutorial and have snacks! Show up January 29th at 1st tutorial in Wellness. Feel free to reach out to Margaux or Katrina in Wellness if you have questions.
    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….
      • Kendall Galli loves the color orange and traveling to Cambodia. Her favorite class in high school was drama. She loves teaching her juniors and is definitely a DRAGON!!
      • Valerie Wynn loved Physics in high school. Her favorite animal is a goat and color is BLUE!  She has been at Drake for three years and identifies more with a plaid than stripes…
      • Mark Machado identifies with a stripe and loved 7th period practice in high school. He loves the color red and traveling to Hawaii.
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    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Wednesday, January 15, 2019

      • Attention: If you are interested in being part of this years Unified basketball team, please get in contact with either Mr. Leist, Mr. Bauer, or Mr. Chapman ASAP. Games are currently scheduled for 1/9, 1/16, 1/24, and 1/31. 

     

    • COURSE WORKSHOPS TOMORROW AND FRIDAY!  SENIORS must go to the gym during workshop time!
    • Voter Registration Event Jan. 22nd - Exercise your right to vote! Register by stopping by a table at the Senior Tree, Saunders, Student Center, or the Baseball Field during lunch on Wednesday, January 22nd. You must be 16 or older and have an SSN or driver’s license to register. 
    • OPEN HOUSE is January 23rd.  6:30-8:00 pm.
    • Hey! Do you want to show off how cool your school club/organization is in the winter formal rally? Send a text to 415-830-2707 with your name and your club to let us know.  Deadlines:

     

    January 29th: We will be doing a preliminary run-through of the skits

    February 3rd: All skits and music must be finalized and reported to us

      February 7th: Rally!

      • Do you ever feel like it would be nice to talk to someone about your issues but you are not quite ready to talk with an adult? Peer Resource is here to help and is now offering Peer Mentoring! Simply fill out a referral form for yourself or a friend and PR will take care of the rest. Forms can be found in the library, counseling, Wellness Center or room 317 (Mrs. Brown's room) and you can drop them off in one of two secured lock boxes found in either Wellness or 317.    Love, PR 
      • Canned Food Drive - The canned food drive is continuing until January 24th. Bring cans and prepackaged foods to your crew class. All donations will go to a local food bank. The crew with the most contributions by the end of the month wins hot cocoa! 

     

    • De Nice and say “Hi” To:

     

    Jenny Brown! Jenny teaches BioMed and took over our Peer Resource program this year.  She has been teaching for 18 years!! She came to us from Tam and she loves being a Pirate!  Her favorite color is where purple meets GREEN and she loves Koala Bears! Jenny likes to travel anywhere outdoors where she can get dirty.  She went to high school in So Cal and graduated in 1993. Jenny’s favorite course in high school was AP Biology. Ask Jenny if she chooses Unicorn or Dragon and she chooses a DRAGICORN!

    Adam Beebe has been teaching ART, and at Drake, for six years.  He went to High School in Santa Cruz where he loved drawing.  Ask him stripe or plaid and he says “sound of a gentle stream on a foggy morning”   ahhhh.. Circle or square?? Adam likes the unknowable void. Unicorn or dragon?? Wholy monstrosity.  Say HI to Adam in the art complex!





    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Monday, December 16, 2019

     

    • Open Auditions for Spamalot! the Musical

     

    December 11 & 12, 4p-6p Room 705 Studio Theater

    December 18 & 19, 1p-3p Little Theater

    • JUNIORS:  applications for 10,000 Degrees College Access Program are OPEN and early acceptance is due Friday, December 13th. Go to the page linked or see your counselor with questions.
    • Canned Food Drive - Bring cans and prepackaged foods to your crew class (next opportunity is Monday, 12/16). All donations will go to a local food bank. The crew with the most contributions wins hot cocoa! 
    • FINALS WEEK BELL SCHEDULES (click for full schedule)

    TODAY, Dec. 16: WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE, with crew and tutorial

    Tuesday, Dec. 17: 6th Period Final @ 8:30

    1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th release at 3:35

    Wednesday, Dec. 18: 2nd and 4th period Finals, release at 1:10

    Thursday, Dec. 19: 1st and 3rd period Finals, release at 1:10

    Friday, Dec. 20: 5th and 7th period Finals, release at 1:10

     

     

    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….

     

      • Zane Boehlke is new to Drake but has been teaching for 10 years. His favorite color is red and he identifies with a circle over a square. His favorite place to travel is Tahow and attended Sonoma Valley High School back in the day.  
      • Amity Hotchkiss has been at Drake for 16 years and loves both eagles and owls. Her favorite color is purple- (ever notice her hair??) and loves to travel in the Sierra Nevadas.  She loves BOTH dragons and unicorns!
      • Katrina Southard loves red too!  She is in her third year at our Wellness Center and we love her! Her favorite animal is the deer and she also affiliates with the Unicorns.  In high school, she loved theater and art.  




    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Wednesday, December 11, 2019

     

    • LIBRARY USE:
    • There is no food or drink allowed in the library. Although an exception has been made in the Peer Resource room, this privilege will be revoked if students leave any crumbs or trash.
    • Always pick-up after yourself and don’t leave a mess.
    • You must have a pass ahead of time for tutorial use.
    • Keep your library voices down! 
    • Ugly Sweater Spirit Day on Friday!!  December 13th-- Celebrate the upcoming winter by repping your most extravagant sweater.

     

      • Candy Cane Grams are FREE.  Come to the student center TODAY to send a message to a friend or loved one.  Now through FRiday.

     

    • Student Senate is TODAY in the STUDENT CENTER.  Please have a representative from each crew.
    • Open Auditions for Spamalot! the Musical

     

    December 11 & 12, 4p-6p Room 705 Studio Theater

    December 18 & 19, 1p-3p Little Theater

      • JUNIORS:  applications for 10,000 Degrees College Access Program are OPEN and early acceptance is due Friday, December 13th. Go to the page linked or see your counselor with questions.
      • Cookies and Cram!  Join us in room 607 TOMORROW from 5-7pm to prepare and work together towards a successful finals week!  Free cookies! ALL STUDENTS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!

     

    • Attention Boys Volleyball Players:

     

    There will be an informational meeting this Friday (12/13) at lunch in the PE classroom.   Anyone who is interested in boys volleyball this Spring should attend. If you have questions, please email coach Liz (elizabethrstoner@gmail.com ) or Tim (tparnow@tamdistrict.org )

    • Canned Food Drive - Bring cans and prepackaged foods to your crew class (next opportunity is Monday, 12/16). All donations will go to a local food bank. The crew with the most contributions wins hot cocoa! 
    • FINALS WEEK BELL SCHEDULES (click for full schedule)

    Monday, Dec. 16: WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE, with crew and tutorial

    Tuesday, Dec. 17: 6th Period Final @ 8:30

    1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th release at 3:35

    Wednesday, Dec. 18: 2nd and 4th period Finals, release at 1:10

    Thursday, Dec. 19: 1st and 3rd period Finals, release at 1:10

    Friday, Dec. 20: 5th and 7th period Finals, release at 1:10

     

    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….

     

      • Kyle Kassabaum has been at Drake for 8 years and loves all the colors. His favorite animal is the otter and he loves to travel to the grocery store.  He also would be happy as a circle and a dragon.
      • Jasper Starfire Thelin is a Drake grad!!  It is no wonder his favorite color is deep forest Emerald. His favorite animal is a flying bear. He is not a stripe or a plaid but polka dot and a unicorn!
      • Molly Yasuda also loves the color GREEN!!  Her favorite place to travel is Italy. SHe favors stripes and identifies with a unicorn. Her favorite animal is an owl. Ms. Yasuda is a counselor at Drake and has been here for 9 years and graduated from Tam High!  




    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Wednesday, December 4, 2019

      • The Communications Academy is proud to present:  “American Arguments – Short Documentaries Arguing American Issues.”  On Thursday and Friday nights at 7pm in the Sir Francis Drake High School Little Theater, we will be screening 14 short documentaries on topics ranging from LGBTQ rights to mandatory immunizations, universal background checks to the dangers of vaping.  Join us for an evening of facts, fun, and Q&As with the filmmakers. Come get a taste of the brilliance of ComAcad! December 5 & 6 at 7pm – Tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for students/elders.
      • Student Senate meets today in the little theater during second tutorial.
      • The next California Math League Contest is next TUESDAY, December 10 in rooms 207 and 208.  All students are welcome! Bring a calculator!
      • Join other students as a Peer Educator on tobacco and vaping! You’ll gain training, tools, and information to do presentations for peers, middle-schoolers, and adults, and you’ll get to design and lead events that you choose like lunchtime games or social media campaigns. Great leadership opportunity for college apps and resumes, and a way to positively impact your community and help your peers. Apply online at bit.ly/VapePeerEd or talk to Margaux Buehl at the Wellness Center!

     

    • Open Auditions for Spamalot! the Musical

     

    December 11 & 12, 4p-6p Room 705 Studio Theater

    December 18 & 19, 1p-3p Little Theater

    • STUDENT DRIVERS:  When parking off campus you must obey parking laws.  Please be good neighbors. Do not block driveways or park illegally.  D-NICE!
    • ASB:

    Pajamas and Hot Chocolate next Wednesday December 11 at 8:00 am in the student center.

    Ugly Sweater Spirit Day Friday, December 13th-- Celebrate the oncoming winter by repping your most extravagant sweater.




    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Wednesday, November 20, 2019

      • After School Homework Center is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:15 in room 126.  A teacher is always there and peer tutors also. Please join!

     

    • Thanksgiving Break November 25th-29th - No School
    • Congratulations to Girls Waterpolo NCS Champs!
    • Wednesday, December 4th Symphonic Band & Orchestra Winter Concert at 7:00pm in the Drake Little Theater

     

    • Do you follow Drake on instagram?  Don’t miss any fun announcements @drakepirates  
    • The Drake Canteen winter menu is now posted on line at https://www.tamdistrict.org/Page/172 and includes nutrition and allergy information.     New menu items to look for are in-house made Pesto Pasta, Chicken Pozole Soup with Quesadilla, Variety of Vegetarian Stuffed Pockets, Italian Chicken- Meatball Sandwich on Fresh Baked Bread, Meatless Nachos with Tex-Mex Beans, Chicken Vegetable Soup with Grilled Cheese and much more!
    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….
      • Tim Parnow loves the color blue even though he graduated from Drake!! Tim was in ASB and played water polo and baseball. He has been teaching at Drake 3 years and aligns more with Dragons than unicorns.
      • Joining Mr. Parnow for their third year at Drake is Amy Louton. Ms. Louton teaches in our Bridge program. Her favorite color is turquoise and her favorite activity was her home economic classes.  She is also a dragon aligner.
      • Judy King has been a Pirate for 15 years and her favorite color is green (of course!). She loves to travel to ANY beach and her favorite animal is a dog!! AND Ms. KIng is a Unicorn believer!




    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    • Pirate Day Nov, 15th - On Friday, November 15th we will be celebrating Pirate Day here at Drake. We encourage all students and staff to rep their pirate gear! At lunch get to the Senior Tree to embark on a treasure hunt! Everyone who participates will get candy and the winners will receive a bag of pirate swag (shirts, sunglasses, socks, bandanas, stickers, pencils, and more!)
    • Socktober- Socktober is now Sock-vember! Now being extended through November, Drake is giving back to our community through a sock drive. All proceeds from this drive will go to people in San Anselmo, Fairfax, and the Valley. Bring 6 pairs of socks or $10 to your Crew Leader to earn a snazzy looking shirt! (donations can also be brought to the Student Center during Tutorial)
    • Our next Math League Contest will be November 19th, during lunch in rooms 207 & 208.  All students are welcome! Bring a calculator
    • After School Homework Center is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:15 in room 126.  A teacher is always there and peer tutors also. Please join!
    • Student Senate!!  TODAY! during tutorial 2.  Sorry for the delay but power outages and our amazing Tahitans are taking front stage!  Thanks for being patient!
    • Antigone X – a new adaptation of the Greek classic, Antigone, by Sophocles, adapted by Paula Cizmar opens Wednesday, Nov 13 and plays through Saturday Nov 16.  All shows at 7pm with an additional show Friday afternoon at 2:30pm.  This show will be in the NEW performing space, formerly room 705, the David g. Smith Studio Theater.  It’s a beautiful show with a stellar cast!  Set in today’s world, Antigone’s moral code is challenged by the law of the land of an authoritarian King Creon – an extension of the curse of Laius in the family of Oedipus.DUE TO THE CONFIGURATION OF THE ROOM THERE IS NO LATE SEATING, SO PLEASE ARRIVE PROMPTLY!
    • The Drake Canteen winter menu is now posted on line at https://www.tamdistrict.org/Page/172 and includes nutrition and allergy information.     New menu items to look for are in-house made Pesto Pasta, Chicken Pozole Soup with Quesadilla, Variety of Vegetarian Stuffed Pockets, Italian Chicken- Meatball Sandwich on Fresh Baked Bread, Meatless Nachos with Tex-Mex Beans, Chicken Vegetable Soup with Grilled Cheese and much more!

     

    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Wednesday, November 6, 2019

     

    • School will be closed Monday, November 11th in observance of Veteran’s Day

     

      • Our next Math League Contest will be November 19th, during lunch in rooms 207 & 208.  All students are welcome! Bring a calculator
      • After School Homework Center is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:15 in room 126.  A teacher is always there and peer tutors also. Please join!
      • Do you follow Drake on instagram?  Don’t miss any fun announcements @drakepirates  
      • Frosh Passport Info - Attention Drake Ninth Graders! Use your Crew9 Passport printed on page 2 of your “shark” Planner! Complete six of the activities and you will unlock rewards, such as the pizza / ice cream extravaganza and qualify to attend the Star Wars Marathon December 14/15 in the Little Theater. You are welcome and encouraged to participate in all the options, but you only need to do six to qualify for rewards. See the handout you received in Crew9 for more details. The activities are: go to a Drake game or performance, work at Homework Center, join a club, use Wellness Center, practice mindfulness, get organized, high-five the AD, or talk to a grownup. PASSPORT WINDOW:Now till November 22nd Questions, See Jasper Thelin
      • Student Senate!!  We will hold our next Student Senate on 11/13 during tutorial 2.  Sorry for the delay but power outages and our amazing Tahitans are taking front stage!  Thanks for being patient!
      • PTV

     

    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….

     

      • Tahia Rosenthal-Cox is our amazing Tahiti Exchange teacher coordinator! We so appreciate all her work in having our Tahitians visit our beautiful school AND our Pirates going to visit Tahiti. Ms. Rosenthal-Cox went to high school in Tahiti. Her favorite color is orange and she leans towards stripes and circles. She has been working at Drake for 23 years and we love her!
      • Alex Gauna is new to Drake. He loves all colors and his favorite animal is the Peregrine Falcon.  He went to high school in the Los Angeles area where he loved Calculus. Between a unicorn and a dragon- Mr. Gauna is all dragon. Welcome to Drake!
      • His favorite color is GREEN, he went to Tam High and he is also ALL dragon, Charley Ehmann is a favorite here at Drake!  He works in our Special Education department and is in his 21st year at Drake!



    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

    Wednesday October 23,  2019

      • Honor Crew and CSF applications are DUE TODAY!!!  

     

    • Socktober - This October, Drake is giving back to our community through a sock drive. All proceeds from this drive will go to people in San Anselmo, Fairfax, and the Valley. Bring 6 pairs of socks or $10 to your Crew Leader to earn a snazzy looking shirt! (donations can also be brought to the Student Center during Tutorial on Wednesday)

     

    • Attention Juniors who were nominated for Global Glimpse- There is a student meeting in Room 856 during tutorial 1. Hope to see you there!
    • Halloween Lunchtime Events - Come down to the spooky Senior Tree at lunch on Halloween (10/31) to enjoy activities such as decorating your own mini pumpkin and cornhole.Yearbook staff will be there to take photos of your creepy costumes!
    • If you are 18, Please Register to Vote HERE
    • THIS WEEK!  Come see the opening production of DRAKE DRAMA’s new season!  MASTER & MARGARITA is a wild and fantastical tale, spanning from the days of ancient Rome to present day Russia – what proof do you need of the existence of God or the Devil?  Start the Halloween season with the Master & Margarita where heads will roll (literally), witches will fly, and we’ll dance at the Devil’s Ball. 

    Wed, Thurs, Fri, and Sat nights Oct 23-26 in the Drake Little Theater – ALL SHOWS START AT 7PM!  Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students/seniors.

     

    • Drake After School Academic Support - Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:45-5:15 in Room 126

     

    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….

    Chemistry teacher, Mary Buchanan grew up in Iowa where the mascot was Cyclones at her high school and loved….CHEMISTRY!  Mrs. Buchanan has been a teacher for 33 years and loves to travel to Alaska. If she were an animal she’d be a wolf and her favorite color is orange!  

    David Wronski teaches math with us for the 4th year.  Mr. Wronski loves the color BLUE and loves to travel to Australia.  He went to John Hersey HS in Chicago where the mascot was Huskies. Mr. Wronski loved baseball the best in High School.

    Nikki Mortham is teaching her first year of art at DRAKE, but she’s been teaching for 10 years.  Ms. Mortham went to Granite Bay High School-- go Bears! Her favorite activity then and now was ART and she couldn’t possibly pick a favorite color!  Her favorite animal, though, is a koala and she loves to travel to Amsterdam.

     

    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

    Wednesday October 16,  2019

    • Honor Crew and CSF applications are now available online.  Go to the Students tab from the Drake homepage.

    **CSF and Honor Crew Application Workshop in room 104 during tutorial 2 Wednesday, 10/16.

    • Attention Drake Ninth Graders! Use your Crew9 Passport printed on page 2 of your “shark” Planner! Complete six of the activities and you will unlock rewards, such as the pizza / ice cream extravaganza and qualify to attend the Star Wars Marathon December 14/15 in the Little Theater.  You are welcome and encouraged to participate in all the options, but you only need to do six to qualify for rewards. See the handout you received in Crew9 for more details. The activities are: go to a Drake game or performance, work at Homework Center, join a club, use Wellness Center, practice mindfulness, get organized, high-five the AD, or talk to a grownup.

    PASSPORT WINDOW: Now till November 22nd

     

    • Homecoming Rally: Friday is a rally bell schedule!  You will check in to 4th period for attendance, LEAVE YOUR BELONGINGS in your 4th period class.

    2nd period: 8:30-9:45

    4th period check in: 9:55-10:00

    Rally: 10:00- 10:35

    4th period: 10:40-11:55

    Lunch: 11:55-12:35

    6th period: 12:40-1:55

    Homecoming Dance:

      • 8pm until 10:30, and you MUST BRING YOUR STUDENT ID TO THE DANCE OR ELSE YOU WILL HAVE TO WAIT IN A LONGER LINE!! Also make sure that ALL dance waivers are turned in or else you won’t be allowed into the dance. No guests allowed and no tickets sold at the door. Tickets are for sale on the student store or with Hannah Eon in the budget office.  A completed dance contract must be turned in in order to buy a ticket.

     

    • Dance Dress Themes:

     

      • Frosh - Jolly Ranchers (Western)
      • Soph - Milky Way (Space)
      • Jun - Gum Drops (Tight & Bright)
      • Sen - Lifesavers (Beach)

     

    • California Math League Contest: Tuesday, October 22 during lunch in rooms 207 and 208.  All students are welcome. Please bring a calculator!



    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

    Tuesday, October 8,  2019

      • PTV 3 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEwttEwdrIA&feature=youtu.be
      • Homecoming is next week!!
      • Court Nomination ballots:  You will be receiving homecoming court ballots TODAY, so fill out two people, regardless of gender, who you believe should win, and seniors fill out two people for each superlative. Crew Leaders please bring ballots, by grade level, to Jolie in the Principal’s office.
        • Court Rally: The homecoming court rally will be this Friday October 11th at lunch. We will be announcing all the different people who were nominated to represent the homecoming court.

     

    • DRESS UP WEEK (NEXT WEEK): 

     

        • Monday - Tourist
        • Tuesday - Tie-dye
        • Wednesday - Internet/meme day
        • Thursday - Class Colors

             Frosh - Blue

             Soph - Green

             Jun - Yellow

             Sen - Red

        • Friday - Blacklight Rally!!!!! Whiteout/Blacklight

     

     

    • Friday, October 18:
    • Women’s Football Game: 3-4:00 pm on the Football field.
    • Candyland Carnival : 4-6:00 pm on the baseball field directly after women’s football.  Come for BBQ, games, jumpy houses, and other fun activities. We will pass out waivers and permission slips (double-sided) today and those need to be turned in to Mimi Bennett by October 17th in order to participate in the carnival. 
    • Saturday, October 19:
    • Pancake Breakfast 10-11:30am on the baseball field. A $5 donation is suggested, but all are welcomed whether or not you can donate. Early entry for teachers and football players and their families at 9am. Drake vs. TL football game at 2pm, announcement of court will be directly after the game.

     

    Homecoming Dance:

      • 8pm until 10:30, and you MUST BRING YOUR STUDENT ID TO THE DANCE OR ELSE YOU WILL HAVE TO WAIT IN A LONGER LINE!! Also make sure that ALL dance waivers are turned in or else you won’t be allowed into the dance. No guests allowed and no tickets sold at the door. Tickets are for sale on the student store or with Hannah Eon in the budget office.

     

    • Dance Dress Themes:

     

      • Frosh - Jolly Ranchers (Western)
      • Soph - Milky Way (Space)
      • Jun - Gum Drops (Tight & Bright)
      • Sen - Lifesavers (Beach)

     

    • Student Senate- Thank you all who attended and provided us with insights on the Small Learning Communities. Our next Student Senate will be after Homecoming on Wednesday October 23rd!
    • AUDITIONS coming soon for D-High’s Spring Musical SPAMALOT.  Open to any Drake student. Prepare a short monologue and a song of your choice.  Auditions and Tech Team interviews: December 11, 12, 18, 19. More information email: Jasper Thelin (Director), Peter Parish (Tech Director) or Chip Boaz (Musical Director).
    • JOIN YEARBOOK CLUB!  If you signed up or still interested in signing up, please come to this important kick-off meeting!! Tuesday, 10/8, tutorial 2, room 203.  tparnow@tamdistrict.org 
    • Honor Crew and CSF applications are now available online.  Go to the Students tab from the Drake homepage.

    **CSF and Honor Crew Application Workshop in room 104 during tutorial 2 Wednesday, 10/14.

      • Extra Student Planners in the AP Office, come get one if you need one!
      • D-Nice and Say Hi to….

     

    • Alan Nealley has been in our Drake science department for four years. He went to high school in Birmingham, Michigan where he was a Maple and his favorite activity was Choir!  Alan loves the color blue and grizzly bears and travel in Northern California.

     

      • Our New Athletic Director, Alex “Chap” Chapman, came to us from Davidson and graduated from Terra Linda High School in 2001.  His favorite subject was History and now he teaches Street Law at Drake. Chap loves to travel to Germany, and Perry’s Deli and the Oakland Coliseum!  Snaps for Chap!
      • Andrew Leist has been teaching at Drake for 11 years. He loves the color blue and traveling to Hawaii.  Andrew went to high school in Fremont where he was a Warrior--and he’s still a huge fan! ;) His favorite activities in high school were basketball and guitar!  If Andrew were an animal he’d be a wolf and you’ll catch him in plaid before stripes!



    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

    Friday, October 4,  2019

      • Student Senate is TODAY - tutorial 2, in the Little Theater.  Please send a representative from each crew!
      • AUDITIONS coming soon for D-High’s Spring Musical SPAMALOT.  Open to any Drake student. Prepare a short monologue and a song of your choice.  Auditions and Tech Team interviews: December 11, 12, 18, 19. More information email: Jasper Thelin (Director), Peter Parish (Tech Director) or Chip Boaz (Musical Director).
      • JOIN YEARBOOK CLUB!  If you signed up or still interested in signing up, please come to this important kick-off meeting!! Tuesday, 10/8, tutorial 2, room 203.  tparnow@tamdistrict.org 

     

    • Alternate Bell Schedules Next Week:

     

     

    10/7:

     

    TUESDAY BELLS

     

    10/8:

     

    WEDNESDAY BELLS

    10/9:

     

    SCHOOL CLOSED

    10/10

    10/11

     

     

    • UPCOMING:  Friday, Oct. 18 -- Rally Bell Schedule

                           Sat., Oct. 19 -- Homecoming - Get your tickets now!

     

    • Homecoming Spirit Week is October 14-18! Check the chalkboard outside of the Student Center for class themes and spirit day themes.
    • Socktober - This October, Drake is giving back to our community through a sock drive. All proceeds from this drive will go to people in San Anselmo, Fairfax, and the Valley. Bring 6 pairs of socks or $10 to your Crew Leader to earn a snazzy looking shirt! (donations can also be brought to the Student Center during Tutorial)

     

    • Yoga is now offered to ALL DRAKE STUDENTS and STAFF every Monday morning of the school year at 7:00am in the yoga room, courtesy of the Drake Fund.
    • Honor Crew and CSF applications are now available online.  Go to the Students tab from the Drake homepage.

    **CSF and Honor Crew Application Workshops in room 104 during tutorial 2 TODAY and Wednesday, 10/14.

     

    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….
    • Hannah Lingrell went to Elk Grove High school where she loved Spanish, music/band and chorus!  Her favorite place to travel is Spain and her favorite colors are green and purple. Hannah has been in education for 20 years and we’re lucky that she’s been at Drake for 8 of those years.

     

      • Tyler Peterson our Athletic Assistant went to Beverly HIlls High School, Home of the Normans.  Tyler’s favorite color is blue and if he were an animal he’d be a Tiger. In high school Tyler loved lots of sports and drama.  If he’s traveling he loves to go to Nashville!
      • Peter Parish returned to Drake this year for his 24th year in education. He LOVES to travel to Ireland, and no surprise GREEN is one of his favorite colors.  Peter went to Escalon High School where he was a cougar and his favorite class in high school was Humanities because it took English to a new level.  Peter was born in the year of the pig!




    CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    • Student Senate postponed to Friday October 4th!!  
    • Meet and hang with other people who identify as LGBTQ+ or questioning today during tutorial! New location - come to Wellness where we will show you the new room. Group is facilitated by Fel in partnership with the SPAHR and Wellness Centers. Off campus groups are also available-talk to Margaux or Katrina at Wellness!

     

     

    • Socktober - This October, Drake is giving back to our community through a sock drive. All proceeds from this drive will go to people in San Anselmo, Fairfax, and the Valley. Bring 6 pairs of socks or $10 to your Crew Leader to earn a snazzy looking shirt! (donations can also be brought to the Student Center during Tutorial)

     

     

    • Parking on campus is allowed with a permit only.  If you arrive and your spot is taken, please tell a campus assistant immediately.  DO NOT PARK in someone else’s spot at any time. Warnings have been issued and the town police will start ticketing.

     

     

     

    • Alternate Bell Schedules Next Two Weeks:

     

    9/30

     

    10/1

    10/2 Minimum Day/PD:

     

    2nd period 8:30-9:40

    4th period 9:55-11:05

    6th period 11:20-12:30

    10/3

    10/4:

     

    WEDNESDAY BELLS

     

     

    10/7:

     

    TUESDAY BELLS

     

    10/8:

     

    WEDNESDAY BELLS

    10/9:

     

    SCHOOL CLOSED

    10/10

    10/11

     

     

    • UPCOMING:  Friday, Oct. 18 -- Rally Bell Schedule

                           Sat., Oct. 19 -- Homecoming

     

    • D-Nice and Say Hi to….
      • Clarke Bugbee! Mr. Bugbee played Water Polo in high school at San Rafael High- where he went to school.  His most favorite place to visit is the beach- so it makes sense that his favorite color is blue and favorite animal is the shark.
      • Beth Cederstrom loves the color turquoise and prefers stripes to plaid and Dragons to Unicorns. She went to high school in New York where her favorite activity was ART!  Her favorite place to visit is Boothbay Harbor, Maine.
      • New to Drake is Beth Freedman. Ms. Freedman loves lions and the color orange.  She is also a stripe and Dragon fan. Her most favorite place to visit is Sun Valley, Idaho!



    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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