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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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Explore Occidental College

Hello Senior Families!

Occidental College would like to invite you to “Explore Occidental” on Friday, November 9, 2018. Students and families are invited to visit the campus on Occidental’s fall preview day. To register please visit oxy.edu/explore-occidental and for further information please see flyer below:

Explore Occidental

 

Thank you!

Counseling Team

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

Visiting Colleges

Hello Senior Parents!

 

We just wanted to inform you of the colleges that have visited our campus so far:

University of Oregon

Goucher College

Northern Arizona University

Vanderbilt University

Beloit College

California State University, Dominguez Hills

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Azusa Pacific University

University of California, San Diego

Muhlenberg College

Oregon State University, Cascades

Cornish College of the Arts

Marymount California University

Southern California Institute of Architecture

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

University of Maryland, College Park

Purchase College, SUNY

Xavier University of Louisiana

University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California Merced

Loyola Marymount University

Pennsylvania State University

University of California, Santa Barbara

Syracuse University

 

Below is also a list of all the colleges that will be visiting soon:

Smith College (Tue. October 16, 2018)

Bennington College (Wed. October 17, 2018)

Boston University (Wed. October 17, 2018)

University of Massachusetts, Lowell (Mon. October 22, 2018)

Mount Saint Mary’s University (Mon. October 22, 2018)

Chapman University (Tue. October 23, 2018)

University of Southern California (Thu. October 25, 2018)

University of Redlands (Wed. October 31, 2018)

Hawaii Pacific University (Wed. October 31, 2018)

If you have any questions please contact your student’s counselor.

Thank you!

Counseling Team

The Jefferson Scholarship

Hello Seniors!

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia is now accepting nominations for the next class of Jefferson Scholars.

What is a Jefferson Scholarship?

The Jefferson scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Valued at more than $150,000 for an in-state student and $290,000 for out-state, it is awarded based on merit and covers the entire cost of attendance for four years at the University of Virginia. In addition, the Scholarship provides a number of enrichment opportunities, including a study abroad experience.

What is the Jefferson Scholarship competition?

Students must be nominated by their high schools based on demonstrated excellence and exceptional potential in the areas of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship. Nominees participate in a regional selection process and if identified as a regional finalist, the student will be invited to the University of Virginia to participate in the Jefferson Scholars Selection Weekend.

To learn more about the Scholarship criteria and selection process, please visit www.jeffersonscholars.org.

What is the Jefferson Scholars Foundation?

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation is an independent organization whose sole mission is to serve the University of Virginia by identifying, attracting, and nurturing individuals of extraordinary intellectual range and depth who possess the highest concomitant qualities of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship

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P. (434) 243 – 9029

F. (434) 243 – 9081

WWW.JEFFERSONSCHOLARS.ORG

 

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