Marquez High School

Marquez High School

Welcome to the GEAR UP program at Marquez High School! We believe that all students can and will succeed, and we are honored to be part of your high school journey and support your ongoing success. We are here to enhance your academic, emotional, and social learning and provide you with a variety of programs to help you explore exciting careers and postsecondary opportunities that best fit what you envision for your future.

Contact GEAR UP

Email: [email protected]
Office hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00PM
Phone: (323) 584-3828

Staff

Sergio Ceja

Counselor

Kevonna Mckissick

Academic Advisor

Miriam Garcia

Parent Education Support Assistant (PESA)

Announcements

GEAR UP Parent Summit

College is POSSIBLE, AFFORDABLE, and could be FREE.

Adults & Students from the 9th/10th grade at Marquez HS are invited to join us for our in-person GEAR UP Parent Summit on Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 8:30AM – 12PM.

  • This in person event will be at Huntington Park HS
  • Masks are required
  • Light breakfast and lunch will be provided
  • Parking is available at Huntington Park HS

Join us – the time is NOW! If you have any questions please contact the Marquez HS GEAR UP Office at A200 or give us a call at (323) 584-3282.

Announcement info
Peer Mentor Summit @ CSU Dominguez Hills

Current Peer Mentors at Linda Marquez HS are invited to develop their leadership skills, increase their knowledge of college and career, and build community with their fellow students during our Peer Mentor Summit! We will have our summit in person at Cal State University Dominguez Hills on Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 8AM – 3PM.

Students and Parents who want to know more about our Peer Mentor program, please

Announcement info
LATTC Parent College Tour

Parents – please join us on March 24, 2022 from 6PM-8PM for a college tour of Los Angeles Technical and Trade College. You will learn about LATTC’s key benefits:

  • Free College Classes
  • Automotive Classes
  • Technical Careers
  • ALAS Adult Classes

For the Zoom link and more information:

Announcement info
Coffee with GEAR UP

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

10:30AM-11:30AM

For the Zoom link:

Announcement info
College Match & Fit

MATCH: Learn the requirements to qualify for Colleges of your interest.

FIT: Get tips on your research to find the best college for you.

Learn more about your options for Higher Education.

For the Zoom link:

Announcement info
Parent Workshop Thursdays

Join us for  Virtual Parent Workshops on Thursdays mornings from 10-11AM or evenings from 6PM-7PM. Topics you can choose from:

  • College 101/Credit Recovery
  • Financial Planning/Financial Aid
  • Goal Setting & Enrichment Opportunities
  • Career Exploration

For the Zoom link:

Announcement info
Coffee with GEAR UP

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

10:30AM-11:30AM

For the Zoom link:

Announcement info
Visita del Colegio de Padres a LATTC

Viernes, 21 de Enero del 2022, 6PM-8PM

Padres, únanse a nosotros para nuestra visita virtual a LATTC.

La visita será conducida en español.

Aprenderá los beneficios de asistir a LATTC.

Announcement info
Coffee with GEAR UP

Tuesday, December 14th 10:30AM – 11:30AM @Marquez HS Parent Center

Join us for our first in person Coffee with GEAR UP. Learn more about our College & Career services and let’s celebrate what we’ve accomplished this year!

For more information

Announcement info
November 2021 Marquez Family Events

Join us this month!

  • Learn more about our College & Career services
  • Learn more about Financial Aid!

For Zoom links you can

College Month

Happy College Month!

  • Tuesdays in the Quad: Students, meet your counselor & play games with our GEAR UP team!
  • Parent Workshops: Parents, join one of our many wonderful October workshops!
  • Students, wear your College Gear:
    • HPIAM on Tuesdays
    • Libra on Wednesdays
    • SSJ on Fridays

How far will you fly?

October 2021 Marquez Family Events

Join us! Our workshops during College Month cover many different topics:

  • Learn how to pay for college with financial aid with CLEF
  • Does your child need to make up a class? Learn how students can recover credits.
  • Start setting college & career goals with your child.
  • Participate in a virtual tour of Occidental College.

For Zoom links you can

September 2021 Marquez Family Events

Join us this month!

  • Learn more about our College & Career services
  • Learn how families can help their children succeed in High School
  • Consider becoming a parent leader & GEAR UP parent ambassador

 

 

Events

GEAR UP Parent Summit
Apr 2, 2022 - Apr 2, 2022
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Huntington Park High School

College is POSSIBLE, AFFORDABLE, and could be FREE.

Adults & Students from the 9th/10th grade at Marquez HS are invited to join us for our in-person GEAR UP Parent Summit on Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 8:30AM – 12PM.

  • This in person event will be at Huntington Park HS
  • Masks are required
  • Light breakfast and lunch will be provided
  • Parking is available at Huntington Park HS

Join us – the time is NOW! If you have any questions please contact the Marquez HS GEAR UP Office at A200 or give us a call at (323) 584-3282.

Event info
College Loteria
Mar 30, 2022 - Mar 30, 2022
11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Marquez Quad

Join GEAR UP Staff and Peer Mentors on The Quad during lunch for a fun game of College Loteria!

The lucky winners will receive prizes!!

Event info
Peer Mentor Summit
Mar 19, 2022 - Mar 19, 2022
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cal State University Dominguez Hills

Current Peer Mentors at Linda Marquez HS are invited to develop their leadership skills, increase their knowledge of college and career, and build community with their fellow students during our Peer Mentor Summit! We will have our summit in person at Cal State University Dominguez Hills on Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 8AM – 3PM.

Students and Parents who want to know more about our Peer Mentor program, please

Event info
College Match and Fit
Feb 25, 2022
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual

MATCH: Learn the requirements to qualify for Colleges of your interest.

FIT: Get tips on your research to find the best college for you.

Learn more about your options for Higher Education.

For the Zoom link:

Event info
Coffee with GEAR UP
Jan 18, 2022 - Feb 25, 2022
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Virtual

For the Zoom link:

Event info
Visita del Colegio de Padres a LATTC
Jan 21, 2022 - Jan 21, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
https://lausd.zoom.us/j/88246777063

Padres, únanse a nosotros para nuestra visita virtual a LATTC. La visita será conducida en español. Aprenderá los beneficios de asistir a LATTC.

Para más información

Event info
Coffee with GEAR UP
Dec 14, 2021 - Dec 14, 2021
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Marquez Parent Center
Event info
Coffee with GEAR UP
Nov 16, 2021
Contact us for the Zoom Link!

10AM-11AM or 5PM-6PM

For the Zoom link:

CLEF Financial Aid Workshop Series - SPANISH
Nov 3, 2021 - Nov 17, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Contact us for the Zoom link!

Nov 3, 10, & 17 2021

6PM – 8PM

For the Zoom link:

Event info
Coffee with GEAR UP
Oct 12, 2021
Contact us for the Zoom Link!

10AM-11AM or 5PM-6PM

For the Zoom link:

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