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!

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DMHS is now on Twitter!

DMHS is now on Twitter! Please follow Downtown Magnets High School on Twitter for updates on all things related to DMHS.

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LA Trust Health Project

LA Trust Health Project To give his students real life experience and practical knowledge of health insurance, Mr. Cucciniello’s 7th period Health class was trained to be a Teen Leaders for Covered California. Click to learn more
EduCare Highlights

EduCare Highlights A special shout out to the EduCare team. Ms. Chavez and her crew have been busy bringing great opportunities to the students at DMHS. Click the link to find out about some of the cool events that have taken place over the past few weeks:
Katie Xing is going to Korea!

Katie Xing is going to Korea! Congratulations to Ms. Katie Xing, 12th grade student at DMHS, was selected to be one of eight Youth Ambassadors that will be representing Los Angeles for the 2014-2015 Project Bridge program.

With over 60 applications this year, she was able to showcase compelling reasosn why she would be a perfect leader for this highly competitive program.

For more information on this program, please view:
http://www.pacificcenturyinst.org/programs_projectbridge.html
Girls Varsity Tennis Team - League Champions
The Girls Varsity Tennis Team has done what other tennis teams can only dream of: a 3-Peat! It’s been a challenging season, and an uphill climb to say the least. However, for the third straight time, the Girls Varsity Tennis team has defied all odds and overcome all obstacles to win the league championship! This year, they played under the Division 1, Northern League Los Angeles City Section. With coaches Ruben DeCastro and Romel Edolmo, the Team brings yet another tennis championship trophy to DMHS, continuing our school’s tradition of excellence in athletics!
Teacher Raises Funding for Computers
During 2013-14, Social Studies Teacher Karen Magee raised enough money to purchase 5 laptops for 5 seniors by setting up a gofundme account, "Computers for College," with the goal of raising money for seniors who needed technology for college. One alumnus, Gerson Guzman, contributed $1,000. Magee also received a call from "The Helpful Honda" people who contributed 5 laptops (3 Macs and 2 Asus laptops) to “Computers for College.”
Kim Selected for Ambassador Training
Joyce Kim, a Senior at DMHS, was selected by the the City of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission (City HRC) to participate in the 2014-15 City of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission Youth Ambassador Cohort. This is a very unique opportunity for Kim to join a select group of youth throughout the City of Los Angeles to represent Los Angeles as one of the leaders of tomorrow.
Annual Business Plan Competition Awards
Six of our Academy of Business & Finance students participated in the 2014 Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) Annual Business Plan Competition. Representatives from various industry partnerships and interns from USC helped judge this event. Three students from Mrs. Nakamoto’s Period 1 and 6 Business Entrepreneurship course were selected and judged for their business plan.
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LA Trust Health Project

LA Trust Health Project To give his students real life experience and practical knowledge of health insurance, Mr. Cucciniello’s 7th period Health class was trained to be a Teen Leaders for Covered California. Click to learn more
EduCare Highlights

EduCare Highlights A special shout out to the EduCare team. Ms. Chavez and her crew have been busy bringing great opportunities to the students at DMHS. Click the link to find out about some of the cool events that have taken place over the past few weeks: