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Weekly Update

November 12, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Good Evening Sharks, this is Principal Smith with your Weekly Update!

On Monday, November 13th, students will be bringing home the 15 Week Progress Reports. Please sign your student’s report and have them return it to their Period 1 teacher.

Tuesday, November 14: Shortened Day Dismissal at 1:42pm.

Wednesday, Nov. 15: DPMHS welcomes the Kadima String Quartet! Selected classes will be seeing this performance in the MPR. Parents are welcome to join us!

Thursday, Nov. 16: The SSC meets at 5:30pm, followed by the PTSA meeting at 6:30pm. All are welcome to attend this meeting!

Friday, Nov. 17: All students will participate in a Restorative Justice Circle during 4th period, with House events to follow at Lunch in the House Courtyards.

Our Senior Sharks are selling See’s Candy! All orders are due by November 27th. College Application Workshops are going on throughout the week. CSF Members must turn in their 10 volunteer hours to Ms. Mauermann by the end of the semester in December.

Looking ahead: Thanksgiving Break begins on Monday, November 20 and ends Friday, November 24th. Finals for the fall semester will be on December 12, 13, and 14th. December 13, 14, and 15 will be minimum days with dismissal at 12:27pm.

That’s it for this week, see you tomorrow!

Weekly Update

November 5, 2017 at 8:58 pm

Good Evening Sharks, this is Principal Smith with your Weekly Update! Daylight Savings time ended today at 2:00AM! Did you set your clock back 1 hour?

On Monday, Nov. 6th: The LA Public Library Field Trip is happening! “Class of” Meetings are happening at lunch in rooms 17, 10, 15, and 13! Bring your voice and ideas to your Class of Meeting! Courtyard 2 North is Closed Monday due to trash being left behind! Remember to clean up your area!

Tuesday, Nov. 7th: Shortened Day Dismissal at 1:42pm.

On Thursday, Nov. 9th: We are on a Minimum Day Schedule with dismissal at 12:27pm! Magnet Buses will depart DPMHS at the regular time, 3:16pm, and we will have supervised after-school activities. Parent/Guardian Classroom Visitations are happening today from 8:15am – 12:27pm, then mini parent conferences will be held in the MPR beginning at 1:00pm – 3:16pm.

Friday, Nov. 10th is a school holiday in observance of Veteran’s Day! thank you to all of our Service Members for your commitment to our country!

Senior Packages are on sale now in the Student Store!

Looking Ahead: The next SSC and PTSA Meeting is on Nov. 16th, beginning at 5:30pm. PTSA begins at 6:30pm. All are welcome!
Thanksgiving Break is Monday, Nov. 20th – Friday, Nov. 24th!

That’s it for this week! See you tomorrow!

Pearl Preview

November 3, 2017 at 2:02 pm

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Parent Class Visits and Conference-Phbao

November 2, 2017 at 9:34 am

Please come to see what is happening at Daniel Pearl.  Parents will be allowed to visit classes and then have mini conferences in the afternoon.  Please see the flyer for details phbao flyer 2017

Weekly Update

October 29, 2017 at 10:01 pm

Good Afternoon Sharks, this is Principal Smith with your Weekly Update. World Music Day last Thursday night was spectacular! Thank you to all of the performers, Stage Crew, PNN, and Mr. Hambright for such a wonderful evening!

Monday, October 30th is PJ Day for Spirit Week! Wear your PJ’s! Parents, the School Experience Survey is coming home today, so complete your survey and help us get 100% turn in this year!

Tuesday, October 31st: Spirit Week ends with Halloween Costumes! Dress up, have fun, and just remember no masks or weapons!

Wednesday, November 1st: At 8:15am, we have a Parent Workshop in the Parent Center: Parent in Control Part 2 and Stress Reduction Techniques! JoAnne Tuell, MSW, will be presenting!
National Honor Society Applications are due to Ms. Pevar in Room 15.

Thursday, Nov. 2: ASB is Period 4 in Room 7. Math Tutoring is in Room 12 from 3:15 – 4:15pm. Everyone is welcome!

Friday, Nov. 3: Kahoots Trivia Contest is in the MPR at 4:15pm, $1 to play, Prizes to win and snacks will be sold! Come test your Pop Culture Knowledge!

College Application Workshops are being offered this week on Monday and Wednesday, in the library from 3:16 – 4:16pm. with Ms. Torres.

Seniors: There is a Senior Meeting at Lunch in Room 13 on Monday! Also, Senior Packages are on sale in the Student Store! Buy early and get a discount!

That’s it for this week, see you tomorrow!

Pearl Preview

October 27, 2017 at 4:15 pm

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Weekly Update

October 23, 2017 at 12:10 pm

Good evening Sharks, this is Principal Smith with your Weekly update!

The House Basketball Tournament is in full swing! The Finals will be held next week! Thank you to everyone who participated in the Pasta Fundraiser! The Senior Class raised over $700 so far! This is awesome! Thank you to PTSA for your incredible generosity in supporting our school!

Spirit Week begins on Tuesday, October 24th and is as follows:
Tuesday, Twin Day
Wednesday, Color Theme Day
Thursday, Dress to Impress
Friday, Reverse Day… dress in reverse and the periods will be reversed: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 6! Show your spirit and participate!

World Music Day is finally here! The show will be on Thursday, October 26th, at 7:00pm. If you plan to attend, please reply on the Evite that was sent through Jupiter!

That’s it for this week, see you tomorrow!

Pearl Preview

October 20, 2017 at 12:35 pm

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Weekly Update

October 16, 2017 at 6:56 am

Good evening Sharks, this is Principal Smith with your Weekly Update! Thank you to all of the staff, students, and families who participated in our first family movie night, hosted by the PTSA! If you missed it, you missed a good time!

The juniors, 11th grade students, experienced a real treat this past week at the show, Hamilton, at the Pantages Theatre! What an incredible experience for all of them! Thank you to Ms. Mauermann and Ms. Price for participating in the offer to bring our students to this Broadway hit play!

On Monday, October 16th, Ten-Week Progress Reports will be mailed home. Please sign your students report and have them return it to their Period 1 teacher. Also, don’t forget to be checking Jupiter regularly for their latest, up to date grades! IF you need help logging onto your Jupiter account, please call the school and we can help you!

Tuesday, October 17th: Parent Center Parent Reps will visit DPMHS for a tour and to have their questions answered about our school! We want our neighboring Parent reps to learn about our great school to help us promote it to the families in middle school! Dismissal is at 1:42 today.

Thursday, October 19th: DPMHS School Site Council begins at 5:30pm and all are welcome! Then at 6:30pm, the PTSA will hold their meeting. Both meetings will be in Room 13.

Friday, October 20th: The Senior Pasta Sale ends today! Place your final orders at https://www.funpastafundraising.com/shop/daniel-pearl-magnet-high-school-seniors! All money raised will help offset the costs of promand any extra funds will go to the Junior class!

Looking ahead:
Daniel Pearl World Music Day will be on October 26th, at 7:00pm. All are welcome to attend this event. IT helps if you RSVP to the school by calling 818-654-3775.

Next Family Potluck Dinner: 12/7, 6:30pm – 7:30pm.

That’s it for this week, see you tomorrow!

Pearl Preview Oct. 16

October 13, 2017 at 11:11 am

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