Tonight! Funding for College Workshop

September 19, 2017 at 11:05 am

Hello Parents,
You are invited to take the 1st step in understanding how to pay for your child’s college education. There is so much to learn about and so many questions to be answered. At this workshop, you will learn ways to start planning early, as well as what you can do if your student is already a senior. All grade levels and guests are welcome.

Presented by Cyndi Menegaz, Smart Track College Funding
DATE: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
TIME: 6:00 – 7:30 pm (Doors will open at 5:30 with light refreshments)
LOCATION: Multipurpose Room (MPR)

Spanish translation will be available.

REMINDER FOR PARENTS OF SENIORS: The financial aid application window will open on October 1, 2017.

Hola Padres,
Se le invita a dar el primer paso para comprender cómo pagar por la educación universitaria de su hijo. Hay tanto que aprender y tantas preguntas para responder. En este taller, usted aprenderá maneras de comenzar a planificar temprano, así como lo que puede hacer si su estudiante ya es mayor. Todos los niveles de grado y los invitados son bienvenidos.

Presentado por Cyndi Menegaz, Smart Track College Funding
FECHA: martes, 19 de septiembre de 2017
HORA: 6:00 – 7:30 pm (Las puertas se abrirán a las 5:30 con refrescos)
UBICACIÓN: Sala Multiusos (MPR)

Habrá traducción al español disponible.

RECORDATORIO PARA PADRES DE SENIORES: La ventana de solicitud de ayuda financiera se abrirá el 1 de octubre de 2017.

Progress Reports Delayed

September 12, 2017 at 1:39 pm

Attention Students, Parents and Families!

We had a delay and progress reports will be sent home tomorrow, Wednesday. Thank you for your patience.

Have you voted yet?

August 22, 2017 at 10:30 am

Each grade level will have an election for 2 class representatives and leaders . Please fill out our 1 question survey to help us decide on what the title should be.

Eclipse Notification

August 20, 2017 at 11:12 am

Eclipse Notifications and permission slips. Your student must have a signed permission slip in order to participate in classroom related eclipse activities.  No student will be allowed outside without a permission slip to ensure their safety.

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Help Traffic, Take the bus!

August 8, 2017 at 9:34 am

LAUSD provides magnet students will free transportation.  You must live beyond 5 miles from Daniel Pearl Magnet High School.  Please see the map below.  Eligible families should have already received their transportation notice.  Please call 1-800-LABusses or the school if you have any questions.

transportation map

STEAMFEST-Parking and Shuttles

March 4, 2017 at 8:43 am

Click hereNORTHWEST STEAM FEST -HS Locations final for parking and shuttle information for STEAMFEST Today at Cleveland High School. Come and say hello.  Our students will be performing at 1:00.

Shorten and Minimum Day Calendar

August 9, 2016 at 10:59 am

Please mark your calendar with the shorten and minimum days Click here for the 2016 2017 Calendar

New Bell Schedule 2016-2017

August 9, 2016 at 10:56 am

Daniel Pearl Magnet’s bell schedule has changed.  Click here for the new schedule Bell Schedules 2016-17

The First Annual DPMHS Comic & Game Convention!!!

May 6, 2016 at 7:47 am

This is big! Get ready for some real fun and excitement. Mr. Schaffter and Mr. Morrison have put together an incredible event. Coming up on Saturday, May 21st, from 9 am to 3 pm, the DPMHS Comic & Game Convention is packed with things to do, things to see, things to buy and things to eat.

Geared for people of High School and Middle School ages, this event has things for the entire family, young and old alike. Don’t miss out on this great day. Full details are in the attached flier, in Spanish and English.

See you there,

Jack Tateel, DPMHS PTSA


¡Esto es grande! Prepárate para algo de diversión y emoción. El Señor Schaffter y el Señor Morrison han preparado un evento increíble. El subir el sábado, 21 de mayo de 9 a.m.-3 p.m., el Comic & Juego Convención DPMHS está lleno de cosas que hacer, cosas que ver, cosas para comprar y cosas para comer.
Orientado para la gente de la escuela secundaria de edades, este evento tiene cosas para toda la familia, jóvenes y viejos por igual. No se pierda este gran día. Los detalles completos están en el folleto adjunto, en español e Inglés.

Te veo allí,

Jack Tateel, DPMHS PTSA

US News and World Report Best Schools Report

April 21, 2016 at 2:46 pm

Here is some wonderful news from our Principal, Ms. Smith.


Aquí es una noticia maravillosa de nuestra Directora, la Sra Smith.

– Jack Tateel


From: Smith, Debbie
Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:21 AM

Good Morning Parents, Students and Community Stakeholders,

Here is the latest report from US News and World Report regarding our school’s performance! Once again, we are shining! We are in the top 5% of schools nationwide, rank #845, State rank #134, 16th best magnet in California, Magnet rank #120 which is 5th best in LAUSD, Best High School in the valley~ surpassing all valley charter high schools: Granada Hills HS, El Camino, and Birmingham!

We also ranked ahead of Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Cleveland, Reseda, Taft, CHAMPS, Northridge Academy, Kennedy, Poly, Monroe, Chatsworth, Canoga Park, East Valley, Panorama, San Fernando, Sun Valley, Sylmar, and Grant!

I am very proud of the work my teachers and staff commit every day to the student community at DPMHS! Some of the things we do best are support our students and families through personal connections, recognize student achievement regularly, analyze data and provide interventions promptly, and offer differentiated and rigorous instruction designed to meet the CCSS.

I continue to be so proud of our school!

Best, Deb

Deborah A. Smith

Daniel Pearl Magnet High School

Ranked in the top 2% of all high schools in the US!