•  Events & Presentations
     
     
    Frosh Parent Night
     
    Date: August 29, 2019 - 5:15-6:30 pm  Location: Student Center
     
    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. 
     
     
    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.
     
    Senior Night
     
    Date: September 10, 2019 - 5:30-7:00 pm  Location: Student Center
     
    Intended Audience: Seniors & Senior Parents
     
    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.
     
     
    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.
     
    Junior Night
     
    Date: October 1, 2019 - 5:30-7:00 pm  Location: Student Center, Classroom 104, Classroom 106, College & Career Center
     
    Intended audience: Juniors & Junior Parents; sophomores & sophomore parents are also invited
     
    Four college representatives will be on hand to talk about college admissions for their type of institution: Private college/university, University of California system, California State University system, and the California Community College system.
     
    Students and parents will have the opportunity to see two out of the four presentations (or all four if students and parents split up) and end the evening with a Q&A in the Student Center with Lisa Neumaier, College & Career Specialist, and Molly Baker, Counselor. 
     
     
    Financial Aid Night
     
    Date: October 15, 2019 - 5:30-7:00 pm  Location: Student Center
     
    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.
     
    Financial Aid Night Presentation and Lisa Neumaier's "Talking Points" about Scholarships
     
     
    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.
     

    The New World of College Admission Testing: Insights for the Classes of 2020 & 2021

    Date: December 3, 2019 - 5:30-7:00 pm  Location: Student Center

    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.

     
    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.
     
    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.
     
    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. 
     
    8th Grade Registration
     
    Date: January 30, 2020 - 2-6:30 pm (tentative)  Location: 104, 105,  Library
     
    Click here for more information.
     
    Junior Parent Workshops
     
    Date: TBA March - times TBA  Location: 106
     
    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.
     
     
    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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