The Portola Highly Gifted Magnet is the only middle-school program in the Los Angeles Unified School District exclusively dedicated to the education of highly gifted students, and one of the few programs across the United States, public or private, to do so.  Students enrolled in the Portola Highly Gifted Magnet benefit from an accelerated academic curriculum taught in a nurturing environment.  In addition to core classes, Portola HGM students learn about the world around them through enrichment trips, extra-curricular activities and through its diverse student population.

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  • Learn About Science Fair Mrs. Shah will discuss science fair projects Friday, November 18 at 8:30 AM in the library.The MPA meeting will be rescheduled for sometime after break.
    Posted Nov 15, 2016, 9:01 PM by Crystal Kaza
  • Message about 6th Grade CIMI Trip YOUR CHILD NEEDS TO BE AT PORTOLA AT 6:00AM ON FRIDAY!Luggage: All luggage will need to be marked with a pink colored piece of yarn, which will be available at the bus on Friday morning. Pack lots of layers to wear, it gets chilly at night. Current weather reports for Catalina can be found at FAQ's* Be sure to pack a reusable water bottle.** Pack a lunch for your child to eat on the boat. The children will begin activities when they arrive, and will not eat until dinnertime.Medications:Please put your child's meds in a ziploc bag, marked with his or her name, and give to Kim Soderstrom before boarding the ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2016, 12:06 PM by Crystal Kaza
  • 7th Grade AstroCamp Reminders Hello parents, Just a few final reminders before our trip on Friday.  1) Basic info The camp is located in Idyllwild, CA. The address is 26800 Saunders Meadow Rd. Idyllwild, CA 92549 Phone # (909) 625-6194 Weather is expected to be in the high 60's during the day and the high 40's at night.  2) Update!  Our bus will be departing at 8:00 am on Friday, 11/11 from Portola. Please arrive 15-30 minutes prior so that we may load everyone safely. We expect to return on Sunday around 3 -5 pm. We will keep you informed. Important- your child will need to bring a sack lunch with them on Friday. We will eat lunch when ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2016, 11:22 AM by Crystal Kaza
  • Updated Tutoring Schedule After school tutoring schedule has changed. More details as depicted or see the attached PDF File.
    Posted Nov 8, 2016, 9:49 AM by Crystal Kaza
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