Weekly Update

December 1, 2014 at 1:18 pm

Good Evening Families of Daniel Pearl Magnet High School, this is Ms. Smith with your Weekly Update. School reopens tomorrow, Dec. 1st, and classes begin at 7:55 am.

On Monday, Marie Callendar’s Pie Coupons go on sale in Mr. Hoek’s classroom for $13. The sale will continue until December 18th and the coupons are redeemable at any Marie Callendar’s.

Leadership will be collecting unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots, beginning Monday, Dec. 1st through Dec. 18th. Toys can be dropped off at the Main Office.

Leadership is also holding a canned food drive for less fortunate families. Donations can be dropped off in the Main Office.

On Wednesday, the Lunch Bunch is going to the LA Central Library. All students participating in this field trip must have a signed field trip slip turned in to Ms. Celi.

Also on Wednesday, Dec. 3rd, the Parent Center is offering a workshop, How to Help Your Student with Finals. The workshop will begin at 5:00 pm at the school in the MPR.

The Sophomore class will be selling donuts after school, from 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm on Thursday, Dec. 4th, outside the MPR.

Also on Thursday, the Senior Class is holding a Movie Night at Winnetka Pacific Theater to see The Hunger Games #3, tickets will be $10 each.

On Friday, DPMHS is hosting the Anti-Defamation League for a day-long workshop on bias, bullying, and language. Selected students will be invited to attend.

Looking ahead, Finals begin Tuesday, Dec. 16 through Thursday, Dec. 18th. On Friday, Dec. 19th, the House Awards will be given out in House Assemblies. Minimum Days are scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 16 through Friday, Dec. 19th. Winter break begins on Monday, Dec. 22. School reopens for the spring semester on Monday, January 12th.

In the month of January, one of our parents, Jill Spector, would like volunteers to help on a weekend to sort and reorganize the school’s earthquake bins. This will be done over one weekend. The dates she is offering are Jan. 17-18, Jan. 24-25, or Jan. 31-Feb 1. If you are interested in helping, please call the school at 818-654-3775, and select one weekend. The weekend with the most votes will be the selected weekend for this project. Students and staff are also encouraged to volunteer. Thank you Ms. Spector for spearheading this very necessary project!

That’s it for this update. We’ll see you all tomorrow!