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Week 31

It was great to see our students back on campus this week! We are gearing up to welcome all grade levels on Monday for academic support in the morning and grade-level connection activities in the afternoon. If you do not know if you are scheduled to come to campus, please reach out to me (

As a reminder, students participating in on-campus activities should arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled start times having already completed this Health Screening Check-in link. All students participating in on-campus activities are invited to take a free “grab & go” lunch and are encouraged to bring a water bottle with them.

Week 31 2021

Enjoy your weekend!

Veronica Rodriguez

UCLA Ambassador Virtual Visit for 11th Grade Students

Hello DVD Students and Families,

Next Friday April 23rd, UCLA Bruin Ambassador, Connor Ching, will be holding a virtual presentation on UCLA that will encompass the following topics:

  • The different UC campuses
  • Financial aid and scholarships in the UC system
  • Admissions requirements common to all UC schools.

If you are a junior student that is potentially interested in applying to UCLA or another UC school in fall of 2021 as a then senior. Please feel free to attend this virtual presentation to learn more about UCLA and what to look out for as you go into your senior year! No Sign up required. See information below.

Presentation details:
Date/Time: Friday, April 23rd from 5-6 pm
Zoom link:


California Higher Education Leaders present Black Student Success Week

Hello Designers!

We would like to share an opportunity for Senior students to participate in Black Student Success Week, were presenters will share insights and innovative approaches for improving success among Black and African American students at California Community Colleges.

During the week of April 26-30th from 12pm-1pm, The Black Hour will address the following topics:

Monday, April 26 – Follow the Money: Unapologetically Supporting Black Students
Tuesday, April 27 – The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Journey for African American Students
Wednesday, April 28 – Black Leadership in Higher Education
Thursday, April 29 – Legislative Briefing and Advocacy Day
Friday, April 30 – Faculty Diversity

For registration click here

For more information and updates Black Student Success Week, you can follow @cablackstudents on Twitter and Instagram

Virtual Otis Event: Creative Futures in Art + Design

Interested in a career in art + design?  

Sign up for this virtual event with Otis! On April 13th at 6:30 p.m. Otis College of Art and Design is hosting a panel discussion featuring Otis alumnx professionals from creative industries in Los Angeles, including architecture, animation, product design, toy design, and graphic design. Students and their families, educators, and anyone who is curious is invited to learn more about how students can develop their creative interests into a rewarding career in a range of sectors. RSVP now.



DVD Spring Break and Return to Campus

Greetings DVD Families,

We cannot wait to welcome students back to campus beginning the week of April 12th after Spring Break! Following the professional development day on Monday, April 12th, our virtual instruction schedule for Week 30 will continue with one slight change. Advisory will now take place from 12:15-1:00 pm.

Week 30 2021

Families whose students are scheduled for on-campus instructional activities received their schedules on March 25th and will soon be receiving an email from the Da Vinci Schools Central Office with all the details regarding our on-campus health and safety procedures and protocols. Please review the following protocols with your student: DV Students: COVID Symptoms, Prevention and Tracing.

We hope that your families have a restful and safe spring break, and we look forward to welcoming students back on campus the following week!

Take care,


Free College for Da Vinci Students

Hello Da Vinci Parents and Guardians,

Did you know that all graduating Da Vinci seniors have the opportunity to get free college?

Through Da Vinci Extension’s college and career pathway program (DVX), students have the opportunity to complete an associate’s degree and a bachelor’s degree with Southern New Hampshire University online, or earn general education college credits through UCLA Extension and El Camino College.

To apply, please submit an online application HERE and a DVX staff member will get in touch with you to schedule an appointment. Please keep in mind that the regular admission deadline is April 15, 2021.

We will be hosting family information nights on April 1st and May 6th from 5:30-6:30pm. Please use the Zoom link below:

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Sylvia Soria at

Thank you!

The DVX Team

DVX Info Flyer


Sujeto: ¡Colegio sin costo para estudiantes de Da Vinci!


Hola padres y guardianes,

¿Sabía usted que todos los estudiantes de Da Vinci tienen la oportunidad de recibir crédito universitario sin costo?

Para el programa de Da Vinci Extension (DVX) los estudiantes tienen la oportunidad de obtener su título universitario de preparación básica y su bachillerato con Southern New Hampshire University en línea, o obtener créditos universitarios de educación general por UCLA Extension y El Camino College.

Para solicitarse, entregue una solicitud en línea AQUI y le enviaremos un correo electrónico para hacer una cita. Por favor, tenga en mente que la registración regular termina el 15 de abril.

Tendremos noches familiares de información el 1 de abril y 6 de mayo del 2021, a las 5:30-6:30 de la noche en línea:

Si tiene alguna pregunta, puede comunicarse con Sylvia Soria en


Da Vinci Extension

DVD Graduation Ceremony Signup

Dear Families of DVD Seniors,

The signup for you to select which of the in-person graduation ceremonies you wish to participate in is now live! You can access the signup using this link:

The DVD graduation ceremonies will be held at 10am, 1pm, and 4pm on Friday, June 4, and Monday, June 7, and graduates will each be able to invite 4 guests.

We can’t wait to celebrate our awesome, resilient Class of 2021!!

Week 29 Schedule and Events

Greetings DVD Families!

Here is the schedule for next week along with reminders about upcoming events.

Week 29 2021

On Monday, 3/29, we will be holding a 10th grade supply pick-up day from 10:30 am – 12 pm at our campus, 201 N. Douglas Street in El Segundo. Students will be able to pick up supplies for Art Class. We will also have honor roll certificates available for students who were not able to stop by on the 10th. Please RSVP here.

We are excited to be welcoming students back on campus beginning April 13th. Emails were sent yesterday to parents who responded to our Return to Campus Survey and requested that their child participate in on-campus activities. Several factors were considered as we scheduled students to return to campus for in-person school activities, including parent response forms, student input, and staff input. If you have any questions, please contact me at

Reminders/Upcoming Events:

  • 3/29: Supply Pick-up Day
  • 4/5-/4/9: Spring Break
  • 4/12: Professional Development Day
  • 4/13: Classes resume

Take care,

Veronica Rodriguez

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