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Week 11 Update

Week 11 Bell Schedule

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DVD Parent Survey

Parents, please take 5-10 minutes to complete the Da Vinci Design Parent Survey.

Your feedback is important to us as we continuously look to improve our schools.

Grade Level Newsletters

Starting this November 2018, our grade-level teams will be issuing monthly newsletters. Some of you may have already seen these on the team webpages or Google Classrooms for September or October. Moving forward, we will release the newsletters at the start of each month. Here are samples of what you may see in upcoming months:

9th Grade Newsletter

10th Grade Newsletter

11th Grade Newsletter

12th Grade Newsletter

FAFSA Night

For any interested senior families, this coming Thursday 10/25 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm on the first floor in the MPR.

Swim Info Meeting – 10/22

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Spirit Week 

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*On Halloween, masks and weapon-like props are prohibited

Halloween Semi-Formal – November 1

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College-Going and Career Opportunities

        • Register at CSUDH.edu/SuperSaturday
    • Register at oxy.edu/explore-occidental

10th & 11th graders: Go on a trip for science!

Want to:

  • volunteer?
  • contribute to research?
  • go somewhere in nature for 2 weeks?
  • not pay for it?

Then Earthwatch is for you! Apply by Dec. 2

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Week 10 Update

DVD families, thank you for attending Student Led Conferences this week. We appreciate you taking the time to engage with your student about their academic progress and goals.

 

Week 10 (Oct 15-19) Bell Schedule

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  • The Great CA Shakeout Earthquake Drill will take place on Thursday 10/18 at 10:18 am. Students will review drill protocols in class.

Upcoming Events and Dates

  • FAFSA Workshop – 10/25 @ 5:30 pm
    • 12th Grade Parents: Da Vinci Schools will be hosting a FAFSA workshop on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm facilitated by El Camino College. The guest speaker will give you specific instructions on how to complete the FAFSA application and you will complete a paper application to transfer the information online. Keep in mind that the application opens on October 1 and is due on March 2nd.
  • Spirit Week – Oct 29-Nov 1
  • No School on Friday, Nov 2 – Staff Development Day
  • Exhibition – Wednesday, November 14 at 6 pm

Week 9 Update – SLC Week

Hello Designers, next week is Student Led Conference Week! Conferences run Monday through Thursday from 1:45-4:00. Classes run on a minimum day schedule.

Information regarding Student Led Conferences can be found in this POST.

Upcoming Events:

  • 10/18 – Great California Shakeout (earthquake drill)
  • 10/25 – FAFSA Night, 5:30-7:00 in the MPR (1st floor)
  • Week of 10/29 – Spirit Week
  • 11/1 – First School Site Council Meeting for DVD
  • 11/2 – PD Day for Staff
  • 11/14 – Exhibition Night, 6:00 pm

Have a wonderful weekend!

BELL SCHEDULE

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ATHLETICS

Week-9-Athletics

Student Led Conference Information & School Site Council

Student Led Conferences – Next Week (Oct 8-11)

Information for each grade level and contact information of each lead SLC teacher is listed below. We look forward to seeing you all next week!

Grade 9 

  • Schedule
  • Report to Room 4206
  • Contact Ms. Cari Maconochie with questions (email: cmaconochie@davincischools.org)

Grade 10

Grade 11

  • Schedule
  • Report to Room 4105
  • Contact Ms. Betsy Wynn with questions (email: ewynn@davincischools.org)

Grade 12

  • RSVP Link and Schedule
  • Report to Room 4305
  • Contact Mr. Austin Anderson with questions (email: aanderson@davincischools.org)

 

School Site Council Vote

Please take a few minutes to participate in our vote for school site council. We have many wonderful parent, student and staff who are interested in serving this year. Let’s support them in doing so! VOTE HERE

Bios for Candidates can be found HERE

First meeting: Thursday, November 1st at 4:15 pm

Week 7 Update

Week 7 Bell Schedule:

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Athletics Info for the week HERE

This fall, SAT/ACT Prep Classes via Ivy Prep are being offered. More info about this in previous posts (SAT and ACT). Register for this great opportunity now before spaces fill up!

On September 26th at 8:15 am in the MPR, there is an informational meeting for families about vaping with our School Resource Officers from El Segundo PD.  More information can be found in this post.

Traffic Reminders from Dr. Jones:

  • Douglas Street is a “No Stopping” zone that is enforced by El Segundo PD.  Do not drop-off or pick-up students on Douglas Street.
  • Please use the North parking lot entrance for drop-off or pick-up of students on campus.
  • It is not legal to trespass on private parking lots in the properties that surround our campus.  Please help us to be good neighbors.  Thank You!

Lastly, congratulations to all of the students who contributed to an amazing Latinx Community Dialogue this morning! A few pictures from the event are below.

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Have a wonderful weekend.

Week 6 Update

Hello Designers! We had such an awesome Week 5. Between entry events and field trips for projects and exciting advisory competitions, there was a ton of positive energy on campus. Below is your update for Week 6 and beyond.

  • Makeup Picture Day
    • Monday 9/17
    • This day is reserved for students and staff who did not get their picture taken the first time
  • Latinx CD
    • Friday, 9/21, 10:00-11:00
    • Adjusted Friday schedule below
    • There will be performances by students and a keynote speaker (a cartoonist from Cartoon Network!)
  • SAT and ACT Classes by Ivy Prep
    • See previous posts by counselors for more info
  • Athletics
    • Info for the Week HERE
    • Winter Sports Update HERE
      • Info Meeting for Boys & Girls Basketball is Monday, 9/17 at 6:00 pm in the theater
      • Info Meeting for Boys & Girls Soccer is Tuesday,  9/18 at 6:00 pm in the theater
    • Students should register for winter sports at athleticclearance.com
    • Any questions from students or families? Direct them to Rogelio Diaz, Athletic Director (rdiaz@davincischools.org)
  • SLCs – Week 9
    • Friendly reminder that Fall SLCs run October 8-11
    • Stay tuned for information from your student’s grade-level team

Have a wonderful weekend!

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Letter to Families regarding Vaping + Info Meeting

Design Families, please see this letter for important information about vaping. We encourage you to discuss this with your child at home as well.

An informational meeting with a School Resource Officer from El Segundo PD and our Director of Student Services will be held at Da Vinci on September 26th at 8:15 am in the MPR for any interested Da Vinci families.

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