Opportunities to learn about the Magnet Program:
Dec. 7, Dec. 14, 2006, Jan. 11 & Jan. 17, 2007 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the school library. Please call the office to make a reservation for one of these dates: 818-678-4113.
Meet The Magnets
Middle School Magnet Information Night
Wednesday, November 15, 2006
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sepulveda Middle School
15330 Plummer Street
corner of Plummer and Sepulveda
For all our 8th grade students, a letter will be sent home the week November 20th about the upcoming Magnet High School Information Meeting at Monroe High School, which will be on Wednesday, November 29, 2006 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Monroe High School
corner of Haskell and Nordhoff
LAUSD Specially Funded Programs Division Presents:
Choices Informational Faire For Parents and Students Saturday, December 9, 2006 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
For more information call 213-241-6572 or 213-241-6500 Register by November 22, 2006 Registration forms available at Holmes Humanities Magnet Office
Please check back for Magnet updates concerning tours, field trips, activities and Magnet High School Night.
our culture and diversity...We all smile in the same language."
Humanities Magnet enrolls approximately 406 students in grades
six to eight. The students at Holmes represents wide spectrum
of cultural, academic, ethnic, and economic backgrounds. The
student body reflects the great diversity of the Southern California
region. This challenging microcosm mirrors the differences of
our region and the world.
Holmes supports an atmosphere
where cultural and ethnic diversity are prized, where academic
challenge is expected and where the intrinsic worth of each child
The curriculum and programs
at Holmes International Humanities Magnet are aligned with State
Standards and focus on world cultures, their literature, language,
art, music, social customs and philosophy. Students develop an
awareness of a global perspective, expand their understanding
of world cultures and gain an appreciation of cultural diversity.
This program promotes mutual respect, acceptance and understanding
among cultural groups and provides opportunities for students
to acquire knowledge, attitudes, and skills to live effectively
in a diverse society.
The school's curriculum
prepares students for their next level of education and imparts
the desire for lifelong learning through an international humanities
program. The program provides students with effective oral and
written communication skills, teaches students to think conceptually,
encourages students to share their artistic talent, prepares
students to be effective problem solvers, and engages students
to explore political, social and economic issues. We are committed
to academic excellence and preparing every child with the skills
necessary to succeed.