Dorsey High School

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News and Announcements

Black History Month

February is nationally recognized as Black History Month. It is a time to celebrate the heritage, accomplishments, and contributions of African Americans to American History.
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Winter Plus – Credit Recovery Program

“Winter Plus” is a concentrated effort that will provide an accelerated credit recovery option through Individualized Instruction Labs. This will take place during winter break and 10 Saturdays to provide time for student success.
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Dorsey and CalArts Partner to Bring Animation Program

This school year, CalArts alumna Yasmin Joyner is teaching the new CAP animation class — part of the Dorsey Media Academy — sponsored by Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto’s Exploring the Arts foundation. The class, open to all students at the school, is also integrated in a workforce development partnership (WDP) between CalArts and Dorsey that aims to connect Dorsey students to college preparation and career opportunities in the creative economy. (All CAP classes implement career and college preparation methods.) This year, as a first step in establishing the WDP, CalArts and Dorsey launched the Summer Film Academy to provide 150 students with intensive instruction in both animation and live-action film. The academy will return next year with more lessons spanning creative, technical, entrepreneurial and marketing aspects of the industry.
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