We are nearing the last academic days of our 2017-18 school year. Please review the final bell schedule and a few announcements.
Announcement from our security team: Please be respectful to all the businesses that surround our campus. Students should never walk through private parking lots or enter private sections in local retail areas. We have received several complaints about our students trespassing on private property. Your cooperation in maintaining positive relations with our business neighbors is appreciated and expected.
The AT&T Hello Sunshine filmmaker Lab will bring girls to Los Angeles to learn filmmaking from the pros like Reese Witherspoon! The program is FREE and open to teenage girls, transgender or gender non-conforming youth, ages 13-18 at the time of the submission. No previous experience is required.See Reese talk about the program and apply by June 10 here: http://www.fresh-films.com/ATThellosunshine/
DID YOU KNOW ONLY 17% OF CREATORS IN HOLLYWOOD ARE WOMEN?
IT’S TIME TO CHANGE THAT!
That’s why we want you to be part of the all-girl AT&T Hello Sunshine Filmmaker Lab, produced by Fresh Films! This summer, 20 teenage girls will spend 8 days in Los Angeles filming a TV show under the guidance of mentors and professional creators, including some from AT&T and Hello Sunshine, Reese Witherspoon’s media company. Hello Sunshine is changing the narrative for women through original storytelling that celebrates the female perspective.
Participants in this program will gain experience in video production by creating a TV show from the ground up! Also, program participants will learn from women leaders making positive change within the film and digital video industries. Apply now through June 10!
|JUNE 10||APPLICATION DEADLINE|
|JUNE 19-JULY 8||SELECTED PARTICIPANTS NOTIFIED|
|JULY 26-AUGUST 2||ON-SET PRODUCTION DATES – HQ IS AT AT&T EL SEGUNDO, CA|
|AUGUST 2||WRAP PARTY ON LAST DAY OF PROGRAM|
NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED AND THE PROGRAM IS FREE!
- Create a 90-second video of yourself answering the following question: Why do you want to be part of this program and learn how to tell stories through filmmaking?
- Fill out the online application form with the 2 additional short essay questions and upload your video essay where indicated on the form.
APPLY BY JUNE 10 HERE: http://www.fresh-films.com/ATThellosunshine/index.php
We hope your students had an amazing time at Prom this past Friday, 5/18. Our seniors head off to Disneyland’s Grad Nite event this Tuesday, 5/22.
For the rest of our students, this week is a regular schedule and leads into the 3-day Memorial weekend. The last day for seminar classes is this Thursday, 5/24.
Attention Da Vinci families! We are pleased to announce that this Summer we will be offering an SAT Prep Course leading up to the August 25th SAT testing date. The course is a $499 value, but Da Vinci is able to offer it to our students for only $99. Need-based scholarships are also available (please contact the Principal). The course includes 2 full practice tests, 24 hours of instruction, and all materials. Exact dates for the course are below:
Practice Exam #1: 7/22
Week 1: 7/23, 7/25, 7/27
Week 2: 7/30, 8/1, 8/3
Week 3: 8/6
Practice Exam #2: 8/8
Week 3 cont.: 8/10
First Day of School: 8/14
Actual SAT Test Date: 8/25
Classes will take place from 9am to 12pm on campus and the practice exams will takes place from 9am until about 1:30pm (also on campus).
This is a tremendous opportunity for both rising Juniors and Seniors to increase their SAT scores and bolster their college resumes, so don’t miss out! Sign up at:
Use the code “dvcfamily” ***each school should make sure to change to “dvdfamily” or “dvsfamily” accordingly before posting*** at checkout for the discount!
Any questions not related to scholarships can be sent to Ivy Prep at Learn@IvyPrepEducation.com
Spaces are limited and will fill up, so sign up today!
Dear 11th grade families,
Reminder: It is our pleasure to announce that we will host a financial aid informational workshop presented by Stephanie Hancock the CollegeAidLady on
May 15, 2018 @ 4:30pm.
The workshop will take place in the Black Box Theatre on the first floor of Da Vinci High School. All 11th grade parents and students are strongly encouraged to attend to learn about the financial aid process. This informative presentation will allow you to begin thinking now about answers to “how do we pay for college” before the process begins in the fall. Please refer to the flyers below for more information.
-The DVD Counseling Team
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Please drop off any notes of thanks at our front desk and if you are interested, you can sign up here to drop off breakfast, coffee or snacks throughout the week. Thank you so much for your support!
- All 11th grade students will take the SBAC state tests (English and Math) beginning this week: 5/9, 5/10, 5/16 & 5/17
- Senior Beach Day is this Friday, 5/11
- There is a non-student day and Prom coming up on Friday, 5/18
This week is a regular bell schedule:
Dear DVD Families,
Exploring College Options is hosting a student/parent information session where you can learn more about applying to Ivy League schools such as Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, and more! For information on the Los Angeles information session, see below:
When: Sunday, May 20th, 7:00 PM
Where: Westin Bonaventure
404 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 92501
Contact Number: (213) 624-1000
For more information, visit: www.exploringcollegeoptions.org