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DRA’s first College and Career Spirit Week is October 9 -12. 

Mrs. Thomas, AVID Coordinator

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AVID’s first College and Career Spirit Week is Tuesday, October 9 -12. 

Here is what will be happening each day: 

Tuesday – October 9 during lunch – College and Career Fair in the Snake Pit.  A few local college reps and local community members in several different career fields will be answering student questions.   This isn’t for AVID students only – ALL DRA students are invited to walk into the College and Career Fair during lunch in the Snake Pit.

Evening Event-  6pm- 7pm – Title 1 and AVID Parent Night in the MPR.  Info on PSAT, A-G requirements, & financial literacy will be shared.  Free food and childcare will also be provided.  

Wednesday, October 10 – PSAT will be administered schoolwide during the testing block with your period 4 teacher. 

Lunchtime activity – students relax from the morning testing  by filling out a college pennant and coloring it in the MPR.

Thursday, October 11 – lunchtime activity – students will sign a pledge to go to college and list the college they want to attend in the snakepit area.

Evening Event -7th and 8th grade AVID students will attend a field trip to the Coachella Valley Regional College and Career Fair at Agua Caliente Resort Casino from 3:30 to 7:00 pm.  

Friday, October 12th during lunch – students will play musical chairs in the snake pit to college fight songs and play college jeopardy.

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DRA’s first College and Career Spirit Week is October 9 -12.