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Del Mar to be visited by California Model Continuation High School Committee

On Tuesday November 7th, Del Mar will be visited by a committee from the Model Continuation High School committee. After applying for Model School status, Del Mar has been chosen to receive a visit. If the committee decides that the programs here are worthy of special recognition, Del Mar will be awarded Model School status. The term of designation is for 3 years and this would be our third consecutive term being a California Model Continuation High School.
We are excited for our visit and excited to be identified as a school worthy of the designation.
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Congratulations Student of the Week Adrian Martinez

Congratulations Student of The Week,
Adrian Martinez
Adrian was chosen by his teachers for his willingness to give our staff at Del Mar a chance to teach him, and to trust that we have his best interest at heart.
Adrian is a student who is a free thinker and has many issues he cares deeply about. The Del Mar staff appreciates Adrian and his commitment to hard work.
Congratulations Adrian,
We are proud of you!
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Del Mar HS awarded grant from San Gabriel Education Foundation!

Del Mar has received a generous grant award of $1500.00 that will fully fund our Enrichment Field Trip Program for the 2017-18 school year. With the grant monies, which will be used to pay for transportation and admission cost, we will be taking trips to the The Gene Autry Museum and the Museum of Tolerance. These trips enable our students to see and explore cultural and environmental opportunities that they may otherwise never have. We thank SEF for their support of Del Mar and all of the schools in the SGUSD!
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Parent Workshop for Digital Safety

The San Gabriel Unified School District will be hosting a Parent workshop to assist in strategies for Internet Safety * Promoting Communication * Monitoring Online Activities for their students. Please click on the Headline and the link will take you to the enclosed flyer for details.
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Del Mar Graduates 30 Students

On Thursday June 1st, Del Mar graduated 30 students which included 27 Seniors and 3 Juniors from the class of 2017 at the Gary Goodson Theatre on the Gabrielino HS campus. The night was an amazing success with nine of the seniors giving speeches about their experiences at Del Mar and their thank you's to their families and the school teaching staff.
Key Note Speakers were SGUSD Superintendent Dr. John Pappalardo and Governing Board President, Mr. Andrew Ammon.
Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Live Life Well!
For some amazing pictures of graduation, please go to the "Photo Albums" tab, click on the graduation folder.
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Del Mar Scholarship Recipients

Congratulation to all of the Scholarship and Award Winners from the Class of 2017!

SCHOLARSHIPS
Sunny Slope Water Company: Emme Quan
Schools First Financial: Michelle Vega, Marcos Gudino, Nathan Haugen
West San Gabriel Valley Association of Realtors: Ciara Robledo
Kiwanis Club of San Gabriel: Evangelina Navarro, Michelle Vega, Sergio Ramirez
San Gabriel Rotary Club: Christina Calderon
Gail and Lee Rosental Scholarship: Christina Calderon, Kenny French, Christopher Guevara
Roosevelt Elementary School; Sofia Luna
Jefferson Middle School: Jovanic Blanco
SGUSD Special Needs Committee: Augustine Ortega
Principal's Scholarship: Kenny French

DEL Mar SPECIAL AWARDS
Most Improved Student: Kenny French
Second Chance Award: Ashley Aguilar,Jordan Kho, Delfina Velez
Outstanding Junior Graduates; Bianca Aguirre, Gabriela Barahona-Gomez, Emme Quan
DMHS Student School Board Representative: Kenny French
Student of The Year: Christina Calderon
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SGUSD Governing Board Honors Del Mar History Team

On Tuesday May 28th, the SGUSD Governing Board honored the Del Mar History Day team that qualified six of it seven students for the State Competition in Sacramento. Board President Mr. Andrew Ammon and Superintendent Dr. John Pappalardo presented each of the members with a commemorative certificate and wished our team well on their May 5-7 competition. We thank the Board for acknowledging the hard work and success of our students. On Saturday March 25th, 7 Del Mar students participated in the History Day LA Competition at Azusa Pacific University. Our Students competed in various categories against other high schools from Los Angeles County. We were the only continuation high school competing with other traditional and much larger schools. Congratulations to Mrs. Kloster and her team. We are very proud of all of our team members who put in an incredible amount of time and effort into their projects. GO DOLPHINS!!
History Day Team:
Ciara Robledo, State Qualifier in Individual Performance
Christina Calderon and Michelle Vega, State Qualifiers in Group Performance
Jovanic Blanco and Sergio Landros, State Qualifiers in Group Performance
Kenny French, State Qualifier in Historic Paper
Isaiah Caudillo, Individual Documentary.
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Meet DMHS graduate Clarissa Marquez!

We would like to introduce you to 2011 DMHS graduate, Ms. Clarissa Marquez. Clarissa is currently a political science major who has been accepted to UCLA and is applying to schools such as Brown University, The University of Chicago and the Claremont Colleges. Clarissa has done work for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and will go on to become a Lawyer. Clarissa is a great example for our students, especially our female students, that you can accomplish great things if you have a dream and are willing to work for it. We hope that she will come back to Del Mar and speak to inspire all of our students to greater things.
Congratulations Clarissa, we are very proud of you!
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School Field Trip to Moorpark College

On Thursday January 26th, the school took a field trip to Moorpark College to visit their Animal Training Program. The program is one of a kind in the world!! Students can become trainers for the entertainment industry at Zoos and facilities such as Sea World. Our thanks to Moorpark College for giving us a back stage tour and especially to the schools Director Mara Rodriguez, for spending the day and inspiring our students. You can find pictures of our trip under the "photo albums" tab and then the "Moorpark Field Trip" tab.
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