Dorsey High School

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News and Announcements

Foster Parent Recruitment Fair May 13, 2017

A child in your community needs your support with their school stability! Meet a dedicated panel of foster parents and foster youth who will share their amazing stories of love and triumph. Prepare to be inspired to support our community’s most vulnerable youth.
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Students from across Los Angeles can earn credits for courses in Film, Music, Theatre & Art at Dorsey High School this summer!

The CalArts Summer Film Program will provide students one-on-one structured mentoring in three key areas: 1.) Professional Development: Building Portfolios, Reels, Treatments & Pitches and Auditioning & Submitting to Film Festivals; 2.) College Readiness: Applying for College and Obtaining Scholarships; and 3.) Career Readiness: Networking and Applying for Internships & Jobs. Participants will also attend workshops with visiting artists and visit Los Angeles' most prominent filmmaking institutions. APPLY!
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Dorsey Students Learn the Importance of HBCU's at the Black College Expo

“We are a group attempting to eliminate the stereotypes of young black men,” said Darryl McKellar, a teacher at Dorsey. “We wanted to get them some exposure to what’s out there. Not just colleges, but further career choices. And we’re getting them to improve their communication skills. They have to learn how to talk to people so that they can become better, and help their communities become better.”
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Team Heal Honors Dorsey High School's Alejandra Merriman

Alex joined the Team HEAL Foundation in July of 2014 when she became the certified athletic trainer for Dorsey High School. She provides sports medicine services to about 300 student-athletes through the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions. At Dorsey, not only does she serve as the athletic trainer, but also serves as a Regional Occupational Program teacher teaching sports medicine, sports therapeutics, and medical terminology. Alex holds a single subject teaching credential in Health Sciences and Medical Technology through LACOE.
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Dorsey High School MLK Day of Service

On Monday, January 16, 2017, more than 1000 community and corporate volunteers will make MLK Jr. Day of Service a “Day on, not a day off” as they revitalize and beautify the campus of Dorsey High School, a local Title I school. L.A. Works in helping breathe new life into this historic school while creating a more inspiring environment for teachers and students, allowing them to focus on success!
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