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DVX Parent Info Nights

Hello DVD Parents,

Interested in learning more about Da Vinci Extension (DVX)? Please join us for one of our family information nights in the MPR room at 201 North Douglas:

Thursday February 21st 6pm-7pm

Thursday February 28th 6pm-7pm

DVD Students – Scholarship Opportunity

DVD Students,

Denny’s Hungry for Education (HFE) is a multicultural scholarship program targeting students from elementary through college and is designed to recognize and reward students for their ideas to fight against childhood hunger. The Denny’s Hungry for Education will be available across the United States to students who are U.S. residents. Denny’s will partner with 8 leading non-profit minority advocacy organizations to launch the programs across the United States. The program will award more than $200,000 in scholarships to deserving elementary, high school and college students for their ideas to help Denny’s fight childhood hunger.

The deadline to apply is August 18, 2019.

For more info see the attached flyer!

Denny’s Hungry for Education Flyer

Attention Seniors – Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Deadline Approaching

DVD Seniors,

The deadline for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars application is approaching!

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.

The JRF scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, four-year college or university. Additional fellowships are given to JRF Scholars to pursue opportunities to work and study abroad) and for post-graduate education.

The deadline to submit the application is February 1, 2019 by 5 pm EST.

For more information on this opportunity see the attached document.

Jackie Robinson Foundation

Attention Seniors – Johnstone Scholarship Opportunity

Hello DVD Seniors,

The Johnstone Scholarship was created in 2018 in honor of Tom Johnstone, retiring Superintendent of Wiseburn Unified School District. Tom and his wife Terry, a retired WUSD teacher from Anza Elementary, dedicated their careers to delivering quality public education.

Three $500.00 scholarships will be awarded to graduating Seniors from Da Vinci Schools. All applicants must be currently enrolled at Da Vinci Communications, Da Vinci Design, Da Vinci RISE, or Da Vinci Science. The deadline to submit your online application is April 15, 2019. 

For the online application and requirements copy and paste the link below to your browser.


Cedars-Sinai Career Training for Students

Hello Da Vinci Students and Families,

Through Cedar-Sinai’s Teen Volunteers Program for area middle school and high school students, the hospital hopes to inspire and nurture the next generation of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. They give young people, many from disadvantaged homes, a head start on discovering productive and meaningful careers in healthcare. Volunteers are ages 14 to 18. For more info call (310) 423-8044 or visit

Application opens March 1, 2019.  Here is a flyer with more info!

Cedar-Sinai Volunteer Opportunity


Attention Students – Young Global Scholars Program

Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program that brings together students from around the world for two-week sessions on Yale’s campus in New Haven.

YYGS offers need-based financial aid packages to students. In addition, they offer Young Leaders (YL) Scholarships each year to a limited number of students. YL Scholarships are need-based financial packages that cover tuition AND all travel costs.

Current 10th and 11th grade students are eligible to apply. You must complete the online application by February 6, 2019. 

For more information about this scholarship see the attached flyer.



11th Grade College Family Meetings

Hello 11th Grade Parents,

It’s family meeting time! We will be having small group family meetings to discuss college preparation, the application process, Naviance, and other important information to get your student prepared for their senior year of high school. This will also be an opportunity for us to answer any questions that you may have.

Below are the links to sign up for the family meetings with their assigned counselor.

Thank you and we are excited to meet with you all!

–  The Counseling Team


Pam Baker (Last names A-Gl):

Rachel Fusco (Last names Go-O):

Erin Knott (Last names P-Z):


Attention Seniors – Scholarship Opportunity

Each year, the LAX Kiwanis donate college scholarships to applicants who qualify for both merit and need from a number of local high schools. The scholarships range in value up to $2500 each and will be determined each year based on the applications submitted.

If you would like to be considered for the scholarship, please download and complete this scholarship form and return it to us no later than March 1st, 2019.

Thanks and best of luck!


Attention Seniors – Scholarship Opportunity

Sandpipers has been providing financial assistance to college-bound students since 1941 and is the oldest continuing aid program in the South Bay. In 2018, Sandpipers awarded more than $260,000 to 52 students (freshman – senior). High school seniors living in the South Bay (both citizens and eligible non-citizens as defined by the US Department of Education) are eligible to apply for a Sandpipers Scholarship.

Entries must be received before 11:59 on Tuesday February 5, 2019.

To access the application and requirements copy and paste the link below in your browser!

Attention Seniors – Scholarship Opportunity

Vietnam Veterans of America South Bay Chapter 53 is proud to announce our 24th Annual Scholarship Program for graduating high school seniors.

Vietnam Veterans of America South Bay Chapter 53 will award scholarships of $1,000 to selected college- or technical-school-bound South Bay area high school seniors.
Entries must be received before 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. 
For specific information and requirements see the attached flyer!
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