Archive for 10 Grade

Weeks 36-38

DVD Families,

We are nearing the last academic days of our 2017-18 school year. Please review the final bell schedule and a few announcements.

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Announcement from our security team: Please be respectful to all the businesses that surround our campus. Students should never walk through private parking lots or enter private sections in local retail areas. We have received several complaints about our students trespassing on private property. Your cooperation in maintaining positive relations with our business neighbors is appreciated and expected.

Senior Project Announcement: Join us on May 29th for a presentation on the prevalent issue of mental illnesses. A senior project group, DMMI (Debunking Misconceptions about Mental Illnesses), will go over different types of mental illnesses and treatments. The presentation is geared towards parents, but all are welcome to learn more about the subject.
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Awesome program for young women interested in film!

The AT&T Hello Sunshine filmmaker Lab will bring girls to Los Angeles to learn filmmaking from the pros like Reese Witherspoon! The program is FREE and open to teenage girls, transgender or gender non-conforming youth, ages 13-18 at the time of the submission. No previous experience is required.See Reese talk about the program and apply by June 10 here: http://www.fresh-films.com/ATThellosunshine/

DID YOU KNOW ONLY 17% OF CREATORS IN HOLLYWOOD ARE WOMEN? 
IT’S TIME TO CHANGE THAT!

That’s why we want you to be part of the all-girl AT&T Hello Sunshine Filmmaker Lab, produced by Fresh Films! This summer, 20 teenage girls will spend 8 days in Los Angeles filming a TV show under the guidance of mentors and professional creators, including some from AT&T and Hello Sunshine, Reese Witherspoon’s media company. Hello Sunshine is changing the narrative for women through original storytelling that celebrates the female perspective.

Participants in this program will gain experience in video production by creating a TV show from the ground up! Also, program participants will learn from women leaders making positive change within the film and digital video industries. Apply now through June 10!

IMPORTANT DATES:

JUNE 10 APPLICATION DEADLINE
JUNE 19-JULY 8 SELECTED PARTICIPANTS NOTIFIED
JULY 26-AUGUST 2 ON-SET PRODUCTION DATES – HQ IS AT AT&T EL SEGUNDO, CA
AUGUST 2 WRAP PARTY ON LAST DAY OF PROGRAM

NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED AND THE PROGRAM IS FREE!

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Create a 90-second video of yourself answering the following question: Why do you want to be part of this program and learn how to tell stories through filmmaking?
  2. Fill out the online application form with the 2 additional short essay questions and upload your video essay where indicated on the form.

APPLY BY JUNE 10 HERE: http://www.fresh-films.com/ATThellosunshine/index.php

 

Week 35 Update

DVD families,

We hope your students had an amazing time at Prom this past Friday, 5/18. Our seniors head off to Disneyland’s Grad Nite event this Tuesday, 5/22.

For the rest of our students, this week is a regular schedule and leads into the 3-day Memorial weekend. The last day for seminar classes is this Thursday, 5/24.

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Week 33 Update

 

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Please drop off any notes of thanks at our front desk and if you are interested, you can sign up here to drop off breakfast, coffee or snacks throughout the week. Thank you so much for your support!

  • All 11th grade students will take the SBAC state tests (English and Math) beginning this week: 5/9, 5/10, 5/16 & 5/17
  • Senior Beach Day is this Friday, 5/11
  • There is a non-student day and Prom coming up on Friday, 5/18

This week is a regular bell schedule:

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Teacher Appreciation Week is next week!

Next week (May 7-11) is Teacher Appreciation Week. Many of you have already written thoughtful notes for DVD teachers, but if you have not had a chance to yet, we encourage you to do so. Your notes of appreciation mean so much to our staff who work so hard to support students in their ongoing growth and success.

Parents, would you like a way to show your gratitude for staff but aren’t sure how? Please drop off a note of appreciation at our front desk or you can donate breakfast and snack items for our staff throughout the week. If you are interested, please sign up at the link below.

Teacher Appreciation Week Donations for Staff

Any questions? Please contact our Office Manager, Maria Beltran (mbeltran@davincischools.org) and thank you in advance for your generosity.

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!

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!

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