Assistant Principal

Assistant Principal

TPHS Asst. Principal Pic

Hello Wildcats!

I am very pleased to serve as the Assistant Principal for Twentynine Palms High School during the 2022-2023 school year.  I have always enjoyed working with students, parents, and all school stakeholders in all the facets of a comprehensive high school including; academics, athletics, behavior, social-emotional needs, and attendance.  These aspects allow me to work with community members in a variety of functions, and I encourage anyone to contact me with any questions or needs as we here at TPHS strive to provide a meaningful and positive high school experience.  

Our mission here at TPHS is to build nurturing relationships while developing students to achieve their goals and dreams.  I am very happy to be a part of that process, and always maintain an open line of communication.  You may contact me via email, telephone, at school functions, in the TPHS office, or by utilizing the online contact form.  Finally, we believe in and promote the principles of PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) and MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports), striving for positive outcomes for all students in their time at TPHS.  I hope to serve the school in a pro-active manner that brings about student-centered outcomes and a positive learning environment!




Dustin Howard

Assistant Principal 

Twentynine Palms High School  


72750 Wildcat Way

Twentynine Palms, CA 92277

(760) 367-9591



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Comprehensive School Safety Plan

Twentynine Palms High School annually updates the Comprehensive School Safety Plan, and that plan is accepted and approved by the Site-based Management Council for submission to the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education. For review purposes, the Comprehensive School Safety Plan is available in the administrative offices at Twentynine Palms High School and the Morongo Unified School District Office. Please contact the assistant principal for details by clicking here or call (760) 367-9591. 

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