Dear DVD students,
Interested in Oceanography? Want to learn more about Earth? Spend one week exploring the ocean and apply to the Summer Marine Lab Experience! Visit the USC Phillip K. Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies on Catalina Island and work with local researchers, conduct research projects, and build your own ROVs, snorkel, kayak, and more!
Program dates are June 26 – July 2, 2018. The program is FREE to the students including transportation to/from the program and space is limited. It is offered in partnership by USC Sea Grant Program, Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations, and Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. Applications are due by 5:00 PM March 9, 2018. Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more info visit: http://dornsife.usc.edu/uscseagrant/summer-science-programs/
Dear DVD parents,
There will be an interactive informational presentation on Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 6:00pm in the Multipurpose Room (201) to discuss signs, and symptoms of depression and anxiety in your child. A doctoral student from Pepperdine University will be at the meeting to provide you with different skills and strategies to help you ease your child’s discomfort. The presentation will be free and all Da Vinci parents are welcome to attend!
For more information, check out the attached flyer!
Interested in Journalism? The New England Center for Investigative Reporting presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience for high school students interested in journalism, communications or writing:
The Pre-College Summer Journalism Institute at Boston University.
The Institute gives students ages 15 to 18 the opportunity to expand their skills, experience college life and explore Boston.
Financial aid is available for students who demonstrate financial need. The deadline for full and partial scholarships for students of color has been extended to February 16, 2018.
For more information visit their website and apply for scholarships before the new deadline: http://studentprograms.necir.org/pre-college-summer-institute/
Dear DVD Students,
You’re invited to the 19th Annual Black College Expo, on Saturday February 10th at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Seniors and Juniors meet with top HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges/Universities) and a variety of colleges and universities to start planning where you want to be when you graduate. EVERYONE is Welcome, the event is for Students of ALL Ages.
Seniors: This event will grant acceptances on the SPOT for qualified students.
Students come prepared with your transcripts, ACT or SAT scores and reach out to all the schools present. You can get accepted on the spot and maybe earn a scholarship to your dream school.
For more information visit the event website.
Dear DVD Sophomores,
The Children’s Defense Fund is selecting five sophomores who are overcoming tremendous adversity, demonstrate academic perseverance and are giving back to their communities.
Each will not only receive $10,000 but access to workshops and mentorship that will help guide them through the entire college entrance process. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 23, 2018. To apply or learn more about the scholarship program, please visit http://childrensdefense-bto-ca.applicantstack.com/x/openings
Dear DVD Families and Students,
Da Vinci is Hosting an 8-Week ACT Course for its Students (a $499 value) for Only $99 per Student!
● 2/12 – 4/12 from 4:15pm to 5:45pm (no class during Spring Break)
● Monday/Wednesday OR Tuesday/Thursday
● Full practice exams on Sat. 2/10 at 8am and Fri. 3/30 during school
● All classes and exams held on-campus at Da Vinci SPACES WILL FILL UP SO ENROLL ONLINE TODAY!
Use code “dvdfamily” at checkout for the discount!
You are invited to the DVD College Counseling Team’s monthly Coffee and Chat! This 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 from 8-9 AM
Where: Da Vinci Design, Lunch Room on the 1st Floor
We look forward to seeing you there,
The Counseling Team
Pam Baker (A-GL), Rachel Fusco (GO-O), Erin Knott (P-Z)
Hi DVD Families,
Below please find a chart with upcoming test dates for the SAT and ACT. It is always best to take the test early in order to give your student more time to prepare and get the highest score possible.
Upcoming SAT Dates: https://blog.prepscholar.com/sat-test-dates
Upcoming ACT Dates: https://blog.prepscholar.com/future-act-test-dates
Best of Luck!