Downtown Magnets High School

DOWNTOWN MAGNETS HIGH SCHOOL API IS 826!          DMHS IS A 2015 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! US News Best High Schools: Most Connected Classrooms 2015

Upcoming Events

20 Week Grade Window Open
Date: 5/23/2015
20 Week Grade Window Open
Date: 5/24/2015
20 Week Grade Window Open
Date: 5/25/2015
Holiday - Memorial Day
Date: 5/25/2015
Location: school is closed
20 Week Grade Window Open
Date: 5/26/2015
Advisory Block Schedule (even periods)
Date: 5/26/2015
Location: 2:57pm Dismissal
EduCare AM Study Hall
Date: 5/26/2015, 6:50 AM 7:50 AM
Location: Library
Class of 2016 Junior Class Assembly- Candidate speeches
Date: 5/26/2015, 8 AM 8:30 PM
Location: Student Union
Class of 2019 9th Grade Orientation
Date: 5/26/2015, 4:30 PM 7:30 PM
Location: Student Union
20 Week Grade Window Open
Date: 5/27/2015

News & Announcements

DMHS is a U.S. News & World Report 2015 Gold Ranked School!

DMHS is a U.S. News & World Report 2015 Gold Ranked School! Downtown Magnets has moved up on the US News & World Report statewide high school rankings to #84 in California. We are in the top 10 high schools in LAUSD. We are in the top 5 non-charter high schools in LAUSD. Way to go Suns!
Mr. Jocz Selected as a 2015 LAUSD Teacher of the Year!
Mr. Jocz was selected as a 2015 LAUSD Teacher of the Year. He will go on to the Los Angeles County of Education Teacher of the Year competition. Congrats Mr. Jocz!
DMHS Staff Present Their Great Work!
Ms. Willis presented at the Southern California Academy of Sciences Conference on the topic of The Effects of Sand Replacement on Macroinvertebrate Communities at Inner Cabrillo Beach.

Ms. McGee will present at the Western Association for College Admission Counseling in Reno, NV. Her topic centers around effective support for large student populations.

Mr. Perey presented his doctoral research at the American Educational Research Association.
Senior Announcements

Senior Announcements Click the link above to read the Senior Announcements
New Student Enrollment Form
Please click the link for the New Student Enrollment Form.
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
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News

DMHS is a U.S. News & World Report 2015 Gold Ranked School!

DMHS is a U.S. News & World Report 2015 Gold Ranked School! Downtown Magnets has moved up on the US News & World Report statewide high school rankings to #84 in California. We are in the top 10 high schools in LAUSD. We are in the top 5 non-charter high schools in LAUSD. Way to go Suns!
Mr. Jocz Selected as a 2015 LAUSD Teacher of the Year!
Mr. Jocz was selected as a 2015 LAUSD Teacher of the Year. He will go on to the Los Angeles County of Education Teacher of the Year competition. Congrats Mr. Jocz!