Drake High SchoolSophomore Planning Conference Goals: Recognize & access resources to explore personal, academic & career goals Understand how current choices impact your future Understand the importance of Balance Know how to communicate effectively Identify personal strengths, values challenges & boundaries
New Options and Choices What are you interested in? What challenges do you want to pursue? What are your goals? Not all about getting ready for the future Live in present, learn, grow, participate, ENJOY! Is there anything you still want to try at Drake? ~ Sports ~ Clubs~ Community Service ~ Summer Opportunities (Information through College Career Center) Balancing Life
For Graduation: Courses Grades (make up D’s & F’s) High School Exit Exam For College Entrance: GPA - Soph & Junior years : extremely important for college Science and Math (4 yrs rec’d) Foreign Language ( 2 req’d, 3 rec’d) SAT/ACT Exams (Mock SAT: 2/9, ACT: 3/2) Review TranscriptsHigh School v College Requirements
College of Marin College Credit Program (“CCP”)* Summer ~~ Concurrent Allows students attending high school to enroll in college courses in advanced scholastic and vocational programs $46 per unit charge Talk with your Drake counselor
Online Resources • Drake Website Faculty pages and emails eSchool Home Access Scheduling Daily Bulletin & Pirate Mail • Naviance College & career planning tool
Exploring the College & Career CenterLisa Neumaier firstname.lastname@example.org 415/458-3481 Career Exploration Community Service Internships – Greg Davison (email@example.com 415/458-3484) Summer Programs Job Board & Work Permits
Academy Choices COMAcad: Jr/Sryr English, US History, Econ/Am Gov’t & Digital Productions SEA-Disc: Chemistry, Environmental Science, AP Env Science, US History, Econ/Am Gov’t &Senior internship Request Forms Due TODAY – Jan 28th!!
Making Choices/Keeping Balance “CW”: Jan 30th & 31st Make choices based on your interest – not your friends Maturing means making your own decision based on your goals. This includes the decision to take an Academy, take AP courses &select interesting electives Sometimes choosing one thing means foregoing another Courses are offered based on student requests ACADEMY FORMS – Due TODAY!!!
Scheduling ~Meet grad requirements ~ Pre-requisites ~ Take challenging courses for college ~ Maintain balance ~ AP/Honorsclasses (UPDATE LINK ?) ~ Eschool Schedule HOW TO
Naviance • Zip Code: 94960 • Username: firstname.lastname • For example: sheila.souder • Password: Firstname123 • For example: Sheila123
Treasure Hunt &Sophomore Conference Survey • Kyle Kassebaum • Katie Paulsen • Thank You! • Sheila Souder • Molly Yasuda • Thank You!