February 15th Update

February 15th Update
Posted on 02/15/2024

NEW PL Cluster Concerts 

Please support our Music Department by attending our Point Loma Cluster Concerts.  This is an inspiring opportunity to see the musical progression from Dana Middle through Point Loma High School in one performance.  We hope you will join us for these wonderful evenings of music.

Orchestra: Thursday February 22nd | 5:30 PM | Point Loma High School Gymnasium 

Advanced Band: Thursday February 22nd | 7:30 PM | Point Loma High School Gymnasium

Guitar: Tuesday February 27th | 6:00 PM | Point Loma High School Gymnasium

6th Grade Panoramic Photos

Panorama Photo Day for 6th graders is coming up on Friday, March 1st!  

Your 6th grader will be bringing home an order form on Tuesday, Feb 20. You have the option of ordering your photo or mug online. This is the quickest and most secure way to order. The order form asks for the name of your student’s teacher. Please be sure to write your student’s 6th period teacher’s name on the form.  

If you choose to submit paper order forms, please have your 6th grader return their order form to Jackie in the front office by Thursday, February 29.  

Repeat News

Dana Yearbooks

2023-24 yearbooks are now available for pre-order. Reserve yours now for $30. Online only. Find it on the Dana Website.  https://sdusd.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/17417/312/False/True

After School Needs Assessment

Site Governance team is the structure used at a school site for shared decision making. Members of the SGT include parents, administrators, staff and students to make collaborative decisions to improve instructional programs and culture of our school.


Our Site Governance Team (SGT) needs your input to make collaborative decisions regarding our school's afterschool programming. Please take a moment to fill out this survey. We are gathering your valuable input to provide quality options for after school academic enrichment programs. Please complete the survey linked here:



We will share your feedback at our next SGT meeting. 

Middle School Athletics Spring Registrations Now Open

SDUSD Middle School Athletics will now be offering cheer and wrestling this spring season along with flag football. Wrestling will be offered as a cluster with middle school students representing the high school within their middle school cluster. More information is on the Dana website under the sports tab. Cheer will support flag football and wrestling events.  Uniforms and pompoms are provided by SDUSD Middle School Athletics.


Spring registration is now open and accepting signups.

MSA Wrestling Registration - Spring

MSA Flag Football/Cheer Registration - Spring

Principal’s Coffee Update

Here is a link to the slides from this month’s coffee with the principal. Please join us in the coming months for topics like:

  • March 7:  Course Sequences
  • How do elective and math choices impact a student’s future course sequence?
  • April 18:  SEL @ Dana- planning for the future
  • How can we continue to embed more social-emotional learning in our school?
  • May 2:  State of the School- Looking to 24/25
  • What is the student experience at Dana, and how do we plan together for the future?

Upcoming Dates in the next month 

Feb 16 & 19 - No School – Presidents’ Day Holiday Weekend

Feb 22 - Orchestra Cluster Concert at 5:30 p.m. at Pt. Loma High School

Feb 22 - Band Cluster Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Pt. Loma High School

Feb 27 - Guitar Cluster Concert at 6:00 p.m. at Correia Middle

Feb 28 - School Site Council (SSC) Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

March 1 - 6th Grade Panorama Picture Day

March 8 - Spirit Day - Mustache Day

March 8 - Variety Show from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Dana Auditorium

March 12 - FoDaC Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at Dana Library

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