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  • Junior Night 2020
     
    Date: October 8th at 5:30 pm
     
     
    Intended audience: Juniors and their families
     
    Here are the links to the presentations from college reps:

    Private Colleges with Drew University 9/28/20

    Colleges that Change Lives Presentation 9/28/20

     

    UC admission with UC Berkeley- This live presentation for Marin County students will start off with a quick introduction to UC Berkeley, but the intent will be to focus on the admission process, personal insight questions and Q&A. Wednesday, September 30, 6-7:30 p.m. (Registration Link) If that time does not work for you, they also have a pre-recorded presentation for you to view at any time here

    Boise State and WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange)- The Virtual Future Student Session is designed for students who are starting their college search. The presentation is a broad overview covering several topics including the city of Boise, academics, how to get involved and scholarship opportunities. We will then take you on a virtual campus tour. Grab some blue and orange and let’s go! Thursday October 1 or October 8 4-5 p.m Pacific Time. Register here 

    CSU admissions with Sonoma State - A live presentation from the Office of Student Outreach and Recruitment about SSU’s world-class academics, campus demographics, student life, admissions requirements, and more, and take the opportunity to get all your questions answered by an SSU enrollment advisor! October 1 6-7 p.m. Register here

     
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  • Financial Aid Night
     
    Date: October 14th at 6:30 pm
     
    Meeting ID: 209 916 8080
     
    Intended Audience: Seniors & Senior Parents; parents of all grade levels are invited.
     
    The purpose of this event is to prepare college-bound seniors and their parents for the financial aid application process, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), CA Dream Act Application, CSS Profile, Cal Grant, and outside scholarships.
     
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  • Senior College Night

    Welcome to our first virtual Senior College Night. 

    Date: September 14th at 1:30 & 17th at 5:30

    Intended audience: All seniors and senior parents are welcome at Senior Night where Counselors and the College & Career Specialist share time-sensitive information on the college application process

    The links to the Q&A sessions with dates and times can be found here:

    Tuesday, September 15th at 1:30pm

    Thursday, September 17th at 5:30pm

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  • Frosh Classroom Presentation Link and Q&A Zoom Links

     

     Link/Date/Time below 

    Sheila Souder, Thursday, 9/17 at 2:40 pm: 

    https://zoom.us/j/97662620279 

    Kyle Kassebaum, Thursday, 9/17 at 2:40 pm:

    https://us04web.zoom.us/j/7382301388?pwd=NHh5ck44Z3AxUG41enVvUEU3YkVzQT09

    Molly Baker, Thursday, 9/17 at 2:40 pm:

    https://zoom.us/j/92682955273?pwd=VUdWOFduMzZ0VXBpWE5GQ2hpdmNmZz09

    Meeting ID: 926 8295 5273, Passcode: 968965

    Molly Yasuda, 9/17 at 2:40 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

    https://zoom.us/j/93557005302

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  • Frosh Parent Night
     
    Date: August 17, 2020 - 5:15-6:30 pm  Location: Virtual
     
    Intended Audience: Parents of 9th graders
     
    Counselors meet with parents prior to the start of Back-to-School Night to give an overview of the counseling services provided over the next four years and to discuss the transition to high school. 
     
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  • Senior Fall check-ins
     
    Date: September - Classtime  Location: Government/Econ classes
     
    The purpose of these check-ins is to give seniors timely information to help them with the college application process, including information on how to obtain Letters of Recommendation, how to send standardized test scores to colleges, etc.
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  • Junior check-ins
     
    Date: September - Classtime  Location: US History/APUSH classes 
     
    The purpose of these check-ins is to go over graduation requirements, college eligibility requirements, discuss post-high school options, and have students work on a Naviance task.
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  • Sophomore check-ins
     
    Dates: October - November - Classtime  Location: World History classes
     
    The purpose of these check-ins is to have students work on a Naviance task.
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  • The New World of College Admission Testing: Insights for the Classes of 2020 & 2021

    Date:

    Intended Audience: Sophomores, juniors, and their parents

    The purpose of this event is to educate students and parents about college admission tests.  A detailed email will be sent to Drake families with more information as the date gets closer.

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  • Sophomore conferences
     
    Date: January - SLC class  Location: Labs/classrooms
     
    The purpose of these conferences is to go over scheduling choices and class options for junior year, discuss the junior/senior academies, go over graduation requirements, AP courses, and college eligibility requirements.
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  • 10th Grade Academy Visits
     
    Date: January - Tutorial  Location: Student Center/Theater
     
    The purpose of these visits is to give students exposure to the junior/senior academies at Drake -  SEA-DISC and ComAcad.
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  • The Course Workshop
     
    Date:  January - Tutorial Periods  Location: Classrooms
     
    Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors attend brief workshops in order to learn about different classes offered at Drake. Any teacher is welcome to offer a workshop on a class they plan to teach the following year and present information that will give students a picture of what the course is about: projects, expectations, etc. 
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  • 8th Grade Registration
     
    Date: Feb. 4, 2021 -   Location:
     
    Click here for more information.
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  • Junior Parent Workshops
     
    Date: March - times and location TBA 
     
    Intended Audience: Junior Parents
     
    Counselors will give information that will help parents prepare for their role in the college application process and offer tips so they can best support their student during senior year.
     
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  • Gap Year Fair
     
    Date: March 9, 2020 - 6:00-8:30 pm  Location: Student Center & Gymnasium
     
    Intended Audience: all Drake students and parents are invited, as are all Marin County high school families
     
    The purpose of this event is to educate families about the benefits of students taking a gap year and to allow exhibitors to discuss their programs. A detailed email will be sent to Drake families with more information as the date gets closer.
     
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  • Junior Tutorial Presentations
     
     
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