Archive for April 30, 2018

Senior Projects – Details and Reminders

Dear Senior Parents and Families,

We are so proud of our Seniors for completing their first round of Senior Project POLs!

As announced in the Senior Projects Parent Letter that went out during SLCs, eligible 12th grade students may begin applying for field work time off campus as of this week (April 30th). In addition, students who provide justification and who are eligible for early release may be approved to work on senior project related activities off campus on the following dates:

Field Work Dates: May 7-10, May 21, May 24-25, May 29-30, June 1

While off campus, all seniors are expected to be working and will be tracked by their individual Senior Project keystone advisors.

For further questions, please contact Mr. Stoll at rstoll@davincischools.org.

Thank you for your support!

Coffee and Chat with the DVD College Counseling Team: May 3rd

Dear Parents,

You are invited to the DVD College Counseling Team’s monthly Coffee and Chat on May 3rdThis is a great opportunity to drop by and talk with your student’s college counselor, discuss college preparation, summer opportunities, extra curricular activities, and more!

Who: All DVD Parents

When: The first Thursday of every month (Upcoming date is May 3rd) from 8-9 AM

Where: Da Vinci Schools, Lunch Room on the 1st Floor

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We look forward to seeing you there,

The Counseling Team

Pam Baker (A-GL), Rachel Fusco (GO-O), Erin Knott (P-Z)

Week 31 Update

Congratulations to our Attendance and Academic Award winners! We are so proud of all of your hard work.

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Peer Counselor applications are now available for rising seniors. Please see counselor, Rachel Fusco, for more information.

Next week’s athletics and bell schedules are included below. We hope you are enjoying your weekend!

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Friday, April 20th

Da Vinci Design Families,

Tomorrow, Friday, April 20th, is both the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting and a day when some young people make poor decisions regarding marijuana use. For these reasons, we ask that you have a conversation this evening with your children about their feelings regarding safety at school, and the specific details of where they will be and who they will be with both before and after school tomorrow, so that they make positive decisions and choices.

We encourage all students to “see something, say something” to a DVD staff member if they are aware of anything happening that could be harmful to DVD student safety and/or our school community.

Thank you for your support!

2018 Blueprint for Workplace Success Job Fair

South Bay One-Stop Youth Service invites your students to attend the 18th Annual Blueprint for Workplace Success Job Fair.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center (Carson City Hall)

801 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA 90745

Mark your calendars for this exciting event! More than 50 employers and community agencies will be available with part-time and summer job opportunities for student’s 16 – 24 years old.

Learn more here: 2018 April 26 Job Fair

 

KidGuard Scholarship Opportunities for DVD students

Dear DVD students,

Interested in scholarship money? KidGuard Education is offering multiple essay scholarships ranging from $500-$1,000 for students at Da Vinci Schools!

Within the last two years, KidGuard Education has provided $8000 in scholarship to several students and classrooms. To see a list of past winners, check out the following link: https://www.kidguard.com/scholarship-winners/ 
This scholarship will now be an annual opportunity. The deadline is every year on Oct. 31.

This annual scholarship is provided to all students and can be used towards any education-related expenses (tuition, books, stationary etc).

For more information regarding scholarship types, application requirements, and to apply, please visit https://www.kidguard.com/nonprofits/high-school-scholarship/ 

Thanks!

Ryman Art’s Application Day: Saturday, May 5th at CSUF

Dear 9th, 10th, and 11th grade DVD students,

You’re invited to Ryman Art’s Application Day on Saturday, May 5th at Cal State University, Fullerton!

Ryman Art’s is an art organization based in Los Angeles that offers intensive studio art instruction, college and career guidance, art supplies, and support services—all at no cost to the student. In the past, many DVD students have been admitted into the program.

The event will be a great opportunity to learn about the program as well as participate in a drawing workshop hosted by Ryman Art’s faculty. This free workshop is for current 8th – 11th grade students. Students can used the drawings created on that day for their application to the program. This event is a great way for students, families and educators to get a feeling for what Ryman Arts is really like.

This workshop is free and suitable for all skill levels, all supplies and materials are provided. Students can choose between a morning (9:00 am – 12:30 pm) or afternoon (1:00 pm – 4:30 pm) session. To sign up students must email their name, session time, grade and high school name to agarcia@ryman.org.

There’s still plenty of space available for signups! Students or educators can drop off any applications on that day without participating in the event. The fall 2018 semester application deadline is May 18th. For more information on the application process, please visit the following link: https://rymanarts.org/students/apply-ryman-arts
Thanks!

Week 30 Update

DVD families,

Don’t forget that Summer Internship Applications are due today! Your students can also pick up Leadership Applications near the DVD front office. These are due Friday, April 20th.

The athletics schedule, bell schedule and upcoming events are included below. We hope you have a great weekend!

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