Weekly Update

September 24, 2017 at 8:48 pm

Good evening Sharks, this is Principal Smith with your Weekly Update! Congratulations to the Class of 2016! You were noted in the Top 10 Schools of College-bound graduates in the LA Times on Friday, September 22nd! Here is the link to the story: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-edu-best-high-schools-college-20170922-htmlstory.html

Daniel Pearl Magnet is still in need of 1 parent volunteer and 1 parent volunteer alternate to serve on the Council of Councils, the parent voice to the Local District office. If you are willing and able to help, please email Principal Smith! Here are the dates:
Tuesdays, October 3, 2017November 7, 2017January 30, 2018, and March 6, 2018, from 9-11am, at Valley Academy Arts and Sciences on Balboa, just north of Devonshire.

Tuesday, September 26th: Senior Portrait Make-Up day, students will be notified of their appointment time. It is also a shortened day with dismissal at 1:42pm.

Wednesday, 9/27: Joanne Tuell, PSW, is presenting “Parent in Control” Parenting Class, at 8:15am – 9:45am in the Parent Center.

Thursday, 9/28: The 1st Prom Committee Meeting will be held in Room 13 at Lunch. School Site Council holds its first official meeting and elected members will be voted into positions. All are welcome to attend the meeting. We still need student nominees.

Friday, 9/29: Ms. Chavira and Mr. Middlebrook are taking students on a field trip to PBS SoCal, trip slips are required with parent signatures! There is a Math Contest during Nutrition! Fiesta Friday is also happening, buy your dance tickets early!

Clubs and Meet-Ups being held this week are:
LGBTQUI PRIDE Club: Room 7
Harry Potter: Room 6
Fandom Club: Room 15
Gaming Club: Room 6
Interact Club: Room 11
UNICEF Club: Room 10
Writing Club: Room 14
Truth Be Told Club: Room 4
Drawing: Room 11

Math Tutoring is offered Mondays and Thursdays, 3:16 – 4:00pm, in Room 12

Looking Ahead: The first Potluck is on October 5th, 6:30pm – 7:30pm at school.

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