Archive for Author Pam Baker

Counselor Chat

Hello Parents,

Welcome back! Please join us for our first Counselor Chat of the 2018-2019 school year, Thursday, August 30th at 8 am in the lunchroom on the first floor. This is the time for you to meet our counseling team, ask questions, and receive informative resources to help guide your students.


As a Reminder:

Students should see counselors according to the following:

Pam Baker – last name A – GL (

Rachel Fusco – last name GO – O (

Erin Knott (Bradlisia Dixon in Erin’s absence) – last name P – Z (


We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, August 30th at 8 am.


Da Vinci Design Counseling Team

Summer SAT prep

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

Spaces are limited and will fill up, so sign up today!

Cal State Dominguez Hills – Super Saturday

Cal State Dominguez Hills will be hosting

Super Saturday – African American College and Career Summit

Saturday, October 28, 2017 – 8:30am to 2pm

Loker Student Union

1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747

The purpose of the CSUDH African-American Initiative is to increase college preparation, enrollment, and graduation rates for African-American students.


• Informative, interactive, and inspiring seminars and workshops for students

• Assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the NEW Cal State Admission Application on CALSTATE.EDU/Apply for Fall 2018 applicants (Must bring unofficial transcripts)

• Middle School, High School, and Community College connections • Community and education leaders Think Tank

• Parent information sessions


This is a FREE event.