Under the watchful eye of Dr. Gaston, Assitant Principal in charge of athletics, Christopher Floyd (Student Body Tresurer) and Alexander Madueke (Student Body President) sign letters of intent to Benedict College in South Carolina. They will be attending class and playing baseball in the Palmetto State this upcoming 2016-2017 season. Good luck boys and make Dorsey proud. Click here to link to Benedict College.
The Dorsey Parent Center Ribbon Cutting and Parent Appreciation Day on Friday, May 20. included distinguished guests Mark Hovatter, LAUSD Chief Facilities Executive and Dr. George McKenna, LAUSD Boardmember District 1. Special thanks to the Dorsey Community Representatives Ms. Paredes and Ms. Karinrlu and Dorsey Parents. Click here to link to KLCS News Brief
"This Sunday marks the beginning of Classified School Employee Week. We could not function without the Everyday Heroes who create welcoming and warm school environments, drive students to school, support student learning as assistants and aides in the classroom, prepare and serve nutritious meals, maintain safe and clean campuses, provide administrative support centrally, and serve other invaluable functions in our District." Click here to link to LAUSD Classified Employee Recognition Program Video
Five $2,500 scholarships, seven job offers, and twenty-seven certificates were presented to Dorsey students for completing the TJX Companies, Inc. Youth Business Institute. Thanks to Richard Pickett (Marshall's), Rick Campagna (HomeGoods), Todd Seligman (TJMaxx), Cindy England (Marshall's), and 2016 YBI Facilitators. Click here to shop a Marshall's, HomeGoods, and TJMaxx near you.
Click here to link to ABC Channel 7 News coverage of Careers through Culinary Arts Program C-CAP Offers Scholarships for High School Chefs
As an African-American instructional leader of a school community that is reflective of my culture. I commend AEMP for leading the charge to ensure that culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogy becomes a vital part of the curriculum in order to address the learning needs of SELs.
Click here for full news story and Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Newsletter May 2016
More college acceptance letters expected. Check back here frequently
Congratulations to four Dorsey students who were accepted to UCLA (one of the top 15 universities in the world) out of 97,000 first year applicants. Special acknowledgement to the UCLA Administration for personally visiting students and Dorsey's College Counselor, Dominica Robbins-Wilson for coordinating the event and College Fair on Thursday, April 7.
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Dr. Reginald Sample was "selected to be one of the top 50 graduate and postdoctoral scholar alumni to be highlighted at UC Irvine's Celebration of Graduate Success."
"It is because of your outstanding professional accomplishments and the impact you are making in your community and field that led our graduate alumni review committee to select you as an embodiment of the Bright Past. Brilliant Future. that is the hallmark of UC Irvine's 50th anniversary."
"The Celebration of Graduate Success publication accompanies a day-long forum that will not only focus on the bright past of graduate education at UCI, but will also frame the foundation for a brilliant future by creating conversations that will forge new pathways to success for this community of scholars."
Click to link to UCI Irvine Celebration of Graduate of Success
Guests on Born to Talk! w' Marsha Wietecha include Motivated Men from Dorsey High Dave Richardson (President), Charlie Moorehead, Willard Love, and Steve Bagby, with Dorsey High and Motivated Men graduate Bertran Usher
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