Da Vinci Design’s College Counselors will be holding individual senior family meetings throughout the month of September. Sign up early to reserve a day/time most convenient for you. An informational handout will be given to your student.
In the meetings, your counselor will discuss with you and your student:
- Post secondary plans
- Refining college list
- College Entrance Exams
- FAFSA/CSS Profile
- Alternative post high school options as appropriate
- Important dates/deadlines
- College Applications
- Any individual questions you may have
Click on the link below to sign up for your meeting via your counselor’s Sign Up Genius (Make sure you sign up for meetings with the appropriate counselor, caseload is divided based off last names).
Pamela Baker (Last names A-GL):
Rachel Fusco (Last names Go-O):
Erin Knott (Last names P-Z):
We look forward to meeting with you!
Click on the links below to check out a couple of Summer Program opportunities! Remember, spend you Summer doing something you can put on your college application- be involved! See you counselor with any questions.
Diamond in the Raw Film Summer Program info sheet
UCLA Extension Money Skills for Teens_SU17
UCLA Extension Money Skills for Teens scholarship application
Still need help completing and submitting your FAFSA or Dream Act application? El Camino College is hosting several FAFSA and Dream Act application workshops this Spring you can attend! Remember, either the FAFSA or Dream Act needs to be submitted in order for your Senior to receive the best financial aid package possible! Click on the link below for the flyer and more info:
ECC FAFSA and Dream Act workshop flyer
El Camino College also has a Financial Aid Lab on campus to assist you with many different financial aid services, such as making corrections to your FAFSA/Dream Act or accessing the Cal Grant website. Click on the link below for their flyer and more info:
ECC Financial Aid lab services flyer
Juniors! Don’t forget that you should test at least once this Spring for the ACT and/or the SAT!
Click on this link to create an account and register for the ACT: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html
Remaining ACT dates: June 10 (must register by May 5)
Click on this link to create and account and register for the SAT: https://www.collegeboard.org/
Remaining SAT dates: May 6 (must register by April 7)
June 3 (must register by May 9)
Fee waivers are available for those students who are on Free and Reduced Lunch, just see your counselor! Haven’t applied yet? Click on this link and follow the directions: http://davincischools.org/lunch.shtml
Don’t forget to use Naviance to research colleges and to build your college list!
Also, keep up those grades! This is your last semester that will be calculated into your CSU/UC GPA, and the last one colleges will see final grades for when you apply in the Fall as a Senior.
As always, see you counselor with any questions!
IEP/504/transfer students= Nicole Cabalar email@example.com
last names A-K= Karen Grace-Baker firstname.lastname@example.org
last names L-Z= Erin Knott email@example.com
REMINDER: Grades 9-11 have college field trips scheduled for March 7th,8th, or 9th. All permission slips are due Monday March 6th. If a permission slip is not turned in by Monday students will not be able to attend.
Please contact a counselor for any questions.
Nicole Cabalar: firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen Grace Baker: email@example.com
Erin Knott: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join us for a parent educational workshop: Counseling Services provided and available to DVD/C families.
Who: Da Vinci Design and Communications families
Presented by: Nicole Cabalar- DVD counselor &
Brittany Goodacre- DVC counselor
What: Workshop for families: Counseling Services provided and available to DVD/C families and trends counselors are seeing in students.
Where: DVD Boardroom
When: Tuesday 2/28, Wednesday 3/1, and/or Thursday 3/2
2:00-2:30 p.m. each day
Questions? Contact Nicole Cabalar: email@example.com
CASH for college is offering free workshops if you still need assistance. See the link for more information.
What: DVX Parent Info Session for Seniors and their families
When: TONIGHT (Tuesday February 21) 5:30pm-6:30pm
Where: Ms. Hannouche’s room 103 (9th grade Physics room)
Come and listen to Kim Merritt (DVX Director) discuss all of the wonderful opportunities at DVX, the different pathways, application process, and much more!
Click on the link below for a introduction about DVX:
CSF applications are due tomorrow by 4 p.m.
- No late or incomplete applications will be accepted
- Transcripts/grade print out from Fall 2016 MUST be attached or the application is considered incomplete
- Return to the box in the front office (outside of Nicole’s door)