Downtown Magnets High School

DOWNTOWN MAGNETS HIGH SCHOOL API IS 826!          DMHS IS A 2013 GOLD MEDAL WINNER AMONG THE BEST 500 HIGH SCHOOLS RECOGNIZED BY THE U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT!       DMHS RECOGNIZED AMONG TOP 25 MOST TRANSFORMATIVE SCHOOLS ACCORDING TO NEWSWEEK!           HOME OF THE SUNS - WHERE OUR STUDENTS ARE STELLAR!

Upcoming Events

Monday Schedule (Periods 1-6)
Date: 4/20/2015
Location: No Advisory
EduCare AM Study Hall
Date: 4/20/2015, 6:50 AM 7:50 AM
Location: Library
Afterschool Tutoring (click for more details)
Date: 4/20/2015, 3 PM
EduCare Programs (click for more details)
Date: 4/20/2015, 3 PM 5 PM
Late Buses (when school is in session)
Date: 4/20/2015, 4:45 PM 5 PM
Location: Upper Parking Lot
Special Schedule: SBAC Testing for 11th Grade Students
Date: 4/21/2015
Tuesday Schedule (even periods) - Early Dismissal at 2:12pm
Date: 4/21/2015
EduCare AM Study Hall
Date: 4/21/2015, 6:50 AM 7:50 AM
Location: Library
Shared Decision Making Council
Date: 4/21/2015, 4 PM 4:30 PM
Location: Library
School Site Council Meeting
Date: 4/21/2015, 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
Location: Library

News & Announcements

Start Practicing for the SAT Exam
Find free SAT practice exams on this website:

http://www.testpreppractice.net/SAT/Default.aspx

Freshman and Sophomores should already be getting ready for the exam in October.
Congrats to Brian Jacobs
Congratulations to English Teacher Brian Jacobs. Mr. Jacobs was selected to be a participant in the following Fellowships:

Fellow: 2015 SABEH Sino-American Bridge for Education & Health: Grant Recipient
Teaching Teachers in Fuzhou, China: Best Practices

Fellow: 2015 Earth Watch Institute: Studying in Ecuador Climate Change & Caterpillars

Fellow: 2015 Program for Teaching East Asia Summer
The University of Colorado, Boulder: Center for Asian Studies: China: Environmental Issues and Challenges

Awesome work Mr. Jacobs!
DMHS Debate Team Video
Check out this video about the Los Angeles Metropolitan Debate League and featuring members of the DMHS Debate Team. Great work DMHS Debaters!

Click the link below

https://www.dropbox.com/s/32ha2zyu3nvdw50/lamdl_v9_low_res.mp4?dl=0
Parent Conference Night is this Thursday, March 26th!
Downtown Magnets High School Parent Conference Night
Thursday, March 26th 5-7 PM

Click for details
Mr. Laughlin's Team Rocks History Day LA!

Mr. Laughlin's Team Rocks History Day LA! Students from Mr. Laughlin's World History classes did an amazing job at History Day LA. 3 of 4 of our entries we're honored and DMHS received more medals than any other school.

Click to learn more.
Register for the 26th Annual Chicano/Latino Youth Conference

Register for the 26th Annual Chicano/Latino Youth Conference Register by Friday, April 10, 2015 for the 26th Annual Chicano/Latino Youth Conference. Additional details can be found on the attached flyer.
Attention Students: Extracurricular Opportunities
Are you interested in developing your leadership skills? Want to participate in a basketball tournament during spring break? Check out the flyers below for information about both opportunities. Deadlines are fast approaching.
DMHS Science Bowl Team Competes at Regionals

DMHS Science Bowl Team Competes at Regionals Last Saturday, DMHS made an impressive showing at the LADWP Regional Science Bowl by coming in third in their division in the buzzer competition. It was the best showing ever for a DMHS Science Bowl team. In the afternoon hands-on competition, DMHS B team and DMHS A team came in 5th and 6th place out of 26 teams in the construction of the tallest tower. Good job Suns! Congrats Coach Flummerfelt!
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News

Congrats to Brian Jacobs
Congratulations to English Teacher Brian Jacobs. Mr. Jacobs was selected to be a participant in the following Fellowships:

Fellow: 2015 SABEH Sino-American Bridge for Education & Health: Grant Recipient
Teaching Teachers in Fuzhou, China: Best Practices

Fellow: 2015 Earth Watch Institute: Studying in Ecuador Climate Change & Caterpillars

Fellow: 2015 Program for Teaching East Asia Summer
The University of Colorado, Boulder: Center for Asian Studies: China: Environmental Issues and Challenges

Awesome work Mr. Jacobs!
Start Practicing for the SAT Exam
Find free SAT practice exams on this website:

http://www.testpreppractice.net/SAT/Default.aspx

Freshman and Sophomores should already be getting ready for the exam in October.