• DA Grad Logo DA Virtual 11th Grade Night

    The Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Counseling Department brings you the 2021 version of 11th Grade Night.



  • Welcome DA Families to our Virtual 11th Grade Night. The School Counseling Department and Friends are excited to present important information about high school and post-secondary planning, college admissions process, financial aid, and a senior panel discussion.

    First, please fill out the survey below to document your virtual attendance.


    As you are viewing the pre-recorded presentations, be sure to jot down any questions you may have. There will be an online form at the bottom of the page for you to submit any questions to be addressed by the school counselors. Once all questions have been collected, a FAQ document will be emailed to all 11th Grade Night Attendees.

  • College Admissions Process

    This presentation will discuss

    • Finding your college fit
    • Types of Applications
    • Academic Record
    • Recommendation Letters
    • College Essay


  • Senior Panel

    This presentation will discuss:

    • Challenges Seniors Faced
    • Process for Applying to Colleges
    • Applying for Scholarships
    • Help from Parents/Guardians
    • Advice for Rising Seniors


  • Mental Health

    This presentation will discuss:

    • Mental health overview
    • Mental health in DCPS
    • How DCPS addresses Mental Health
    • What parents/guardians can do


  • Final Words

    THANK YOU for attending our Virtual 11th Grade Night. We hope this presentation was informative, and provided you and your family guidance on preparing for post-secondary education.

    Below, you will find a form for you to ask any general questions regarding any of the pre-recorded presentations. We will send a FAQ document addressing your questions via email to all attendees. For any questions specific to your student, please email those questions directly to your student's school counselor.