• Pirate News Week of May 14

    Athletics

    Team

    Event Name

    Opponent Team Name

    Date

    Start Time

    Venue

    Early Release

    Varsity Baseball

    MCAL Playoffs

    TBD

    05/15/18

    TBD

    TBD

     

    Varsity Baseball

    MCAL Playoffs

    TBD

    05/16/18

    TBD

    TBD

     

    Varsity Baseball

    MCAL Playoffs

    TBD

    05/17/18

    TBD

    TBD

     

    Varsity Swimming (Boys)

    CIF State Meet

    Multiple Opponents

    05/18/18

    All Day

    Clovis West High School, East Teague Avenue, Fresno, CA, United States

    ALL DAY

    Varsity Swimming (Girls)

    CIF State Meet

    Multiple Opponents

    05/18/18

    All Day

    Clovis West High School, East Teague Avenue, Fresno, CA, United States

    ALL DAY

    Varsity Tennis (Boys)

    CIF Nor-Cal Tournament

    TBD

    05/18/18

    TBD

    TBD

     

    Varsity Baseball

    MCAL Championship

    TBD

    05/18/18

    07:00 pm

    Albert Park Lane, San Rafael, CA, United States

     

    Varsity Swimming (Boys)

    CIF State Meet

    Multiple Opponents

    05/19/18

    All Day

    Clovis West High School, East Teague Avenue, Fresno, CA, United States

     

    Varsity Swimming (Girls)

    CIF State Meet

    Multiple Opponents

    05/19/18

    All Day

    Clovis West High School, East Teague Avenue, Fresno, CA, United States

     

    Varsity Tennis (Boys)

    CIF Nor-Cal Tournament

    TBD

    05/19/18

    TBD

    TBD

     

    CoEd Varsity Track

    North Coast Area Meet

    Redwood Empire

    05/19/18

    All Day

    Santa Rosa High School, 1235 Mendocino Ave Santa Rosa, CA 95401-4394

     

     

     

    College & Career Center

    Tues., May 15

    7:00 pm - Exploring College Options (Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley) - Students and parents are invited to this information session to learn more about Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, and Stanford.  Each institution will give a brief presentation and provide up-to-date information about selection practices, financial aid opportunities, and other issues related to selective college admissions. Event information and RSVP website for students: http://www.exploringcollegeoptions.org/

     

    Sun., May 20

    2:00 pm - Exploring Educational Excellence (San Jose Marriott) - Join Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, and Rice University for an information session for prospective students and their families. Sessions include a brief overview of each institution, information on admissions and financial aid, and a chance to speak informally with admissions representatives. You must register to attend, so click here: http://exploringeducationalexcellence.org/event_detail.php?id=417

    3:00 pm - Case Western Reserve University (Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, 5101 Great American Pkwy., Santa Clara) - Students interested in learning more about this college are encouraged to attend this session. Register at go.case.edu/portal/off-campus

    7:00 pm - Exploring Educational Excellence (San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport) - Join Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, and Rice University for an information session for prospective students and their families. Sessions include a brief overview of each institution, information on admissions and financial aid, and a chance to speak informally with admissions representatives. You must register to attend, so click here: http://exploringeducationalexcellence.org/event_detail.php?id=418

     

    Mon., May 21

    7:00 pm - Exploring Educational Excellence (DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina) - Join Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, and Rice University for an information session for prospective students and their families. Sessions include a brief overview of each institution, information on admissions and financial aid, and a chance to speak informally with admissions representatives. You must register to attend, so click here: http://exploringeducationalexcellence.org/event_detail.php?id=421

     

    Wed., May 23

    6:30-7:30 pm - Essay Workshop for Juniors with representatives from Kenyon College, Reed College, and Sarah Lawrence College (Student Center) - In this interactive workshop, admission experts from three national liberal arts and sciences colleges that deeply value writing will share what makes a successful college essay and discuss how the essay fits into the college selection process.  Attendees will gain new perspectives to alleviate any fears and myths about the college essay, explore topics, strategies and approaches to essays that will help students authentically convey who they are. Interest in these colleges is not required for attendance but students must register to attend.

     

    Wed., May 30

    6:30-8:30 pm - The Future of Healthcare Program (Dominican University of California, Guzman Hall, 2nd Floor, 50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael) - This program, sponsored by Stemodontics stem cell banking, offers students interested in a medical or dental vocation the guidance they need to follow their dreams. Healthcare innovators will mentor students on what it takes to get into their ideal college and how to be successful in their chosen field. Students and parents are welcome.  RSVP at https://stemodontics.com/future-of-healthcare/

     

    Mon., June 4

    12:10 pm - Senior Chat with recent Drake grads - several recent Drake graduates will be here to talk to seniors about the real expectations of college, compared to what students see on social media.  “We want to talk about the challenges and difficulties that are never mentioned when applying, and prepare the students for a real life change; something more than they are aware of. We want to stress the excitement of college, as well as the real details that are many times mislead throughout our society. We are here to answer the true questions people have whom are nervous, because we have been through it all.” Seniors - please sign up on Naviance under college visits.

     

    Community

    Applications for Drake High School 2018-2019 parking permits are now available online and in the office. Please fill out the application, and turn in to Tyler Peterson by Monday, June 4th.

    Broadway theater workshop at Drake

     

    Marissa Joy Ganz, the instructor who has been giving Joshua musical theater appreciation lessons on Saturdays, has generously agreed to put on a free Broadway Theater Workshop at Drake High School for Bridge students (and any other Drake students who may want to join).

     

    UNIFIED BROADWAY THEATER WORKSHOP

    Given by Marissa Joy Ganz

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 • 1:00-3:00 pm

    The Little Theater, Drake High School

    Spend a few hours with a Broadway professional — get a feel for the stage, explore music and moves from popular musicals, and let loose your theatrical side in an accessible and noncompetitive environment!

    Free ~ SIGN UP at 

    bit.ly/unifiedmay19

     

    Come see ComAcad’s Original Shorts on Thursday, May 17th and Friday, May 18th at 7:00 in the Little Theater (doors open at 6:30). The event will showcase 10 short films based on original scripts in a variety of genres created by the ComAcad students in the 2018 Spring Semester.  will There will be a Q&A with the filmmakers where they can answer any questions about the process or the ideas behind their shorts.

    COVER YOUR COUGH - We have had a large amount of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) diagnoses at Drake this semester.  PLEASE read the attached notification from Health and Human Services (en Espanol aqui).  If you notice any of the symptoms in your student please do not send them to school and see your doctor.

    The new Spring/Summer catalog for the district’s Community Education programs is here! Check out the wide range of offerings for on-site and online classes for both kids and adults. This is a great, cost-effective way to learn something new, brush up on things you already know and meet some new people in the process! Please click here to view the online catalog or check out the brochure at your local library branch. For questions, please call 415.945.3730.

     

    Are you looking for a summer job or a year-round position? If you enjoy working around water and helping people, wehave the perfect job for you! The TUHSD CommunityEducation Department is looking for hard working, safetyminded, and customer service oriented lifeguards to work atour two beautiful pools at Tamalpais and Sir Francis DrakeHigh School. We have early morning, day, evening, and weekend hours available at both pools. Requirements: Must have current Red Cross Life Guard Certification; Minimum wage of employment is 15 years old; If you are interested to join our team, please contact us at Jen Venne at jvenne@tamdistrict.org

     

    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention presents “Youth Mental Health First Aid Training” for any adult working with, living with, or regularly interacting with teens (age 12-18). This training is FREE to community members.  Held Saturday, May 19th, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm at Hospice by the Bay, 2nd Floor Large Conference Room, 17 E. Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Larkspur, CA.  questions? Vanessaperry55@gmail.com  register: http://tinyurl.com/YMHFA0519