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 Learn@IvyPrepEducation.com
Spaces are limited and will fill up, so sign up today!
Dear Senior Parents and Families,
We are so proud of our Seniors for completing their first round of Senior Project POLs!
As announced in the Senior Projects Parent Letter that went out during SLCs, eligible 12th grade students may begin applying for field work time off campus as of this week (April 30th). In addition, students who provide justification and who are eligible for early release may be approved to work on senior project related activities off campus on the following dates:
Field Work Dates: May 7-10, May 21, May 24-25, May 29-30, June 1
While off campus, all seniors are expected to be working and will be tracked by their individual Senior Project keystone advisors.
For further questions, please contact Mr. Stoll at email@example.com.
Thank you for your support!
Dear DVD students,
Interested in a math tutoring position working with children? Mathnasium of El Segundo is looking for high school tutors! View the attach .pdf link and photo below for more information including how to apply:
Hiring Ad and Info
South Bay One-Stop Youth Service invites your students to attend the 18th Annual Blueprint for Workplace Success Job Fair.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center (Carson City Hall)
801 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA 90745
Mark your calendars for this exciting event! More than 50 employers and community agencies will be available with part-time and summer job opportunities for student’s 16 – 24 years old.
Learn more here: 2018 April 26 Job Fair
Hello 11th grade families-
The 11th grade college field trip is scheduled for tomorrow, and the weather forecast is calling for rain. Please plan to dress accordingly! Wear rain boots (if you have them), or other warm weather proof shoes, warm jackets, long pants/jeans and please bring an umbrella (if you have one). We will be attending the field trip rain or shine, and want to make sure you are as comfortable as possible in the elements that are being predicted.
The DVD Counseling Team
Parent Workshop on Adolescent Depression and Anxiety
There will be an informational workshop on adolescent depression and anxiety for Da Vinci parents. Attendees will learn strategies to identify depression and anxiety in their child, as well as coping skills to address these challenges.
When: Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 6:00pm
Where: 201 Douglas in the Cafeteria / Multipurpose Room (1st Floor)
There will be an interactive informational presentation on Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 6:00pm in the Multipurpose Room (201) to discuss signs, and symptoms of depression and anxiety in your child. A doctoral student from Pepperdine University will be at the meeting to provide you with different skills and strategies to help you ease your child’s discomfort. The presentation will be free and all Da Vinci parents are welcome to attend!
Ghetto Film School (GFS) is an award-winning nonprofit founded in 2000 to educate, develop and celebrate the next generation of great American storytellers. We identify young talent from local communities and provide them with the access, opportunity and resources to pursue creative careers, always free of charge. THE LOS ANGELES FELLOWS PROGRAM is a visual storytelling course for high school students. Fellows receive more than 1,000 hours of immersive, college-level training, learning both the art and business of cinematic storytelling and production training while getting the preparation and guidance to advance their education at top universities. The program is free of charge for all students.
- 30-month filmmaking immersion
- Instruction from leading filmmakers and industry experts
- Students visit live sets and studios
- International travel
- Students screen their films at prestigious venues
- College application advising and test prep support
- Paid internships at top media and creative companies
- Transport and meals are covered
Must be ages 14-18 at the time of application
Passionate about film, tv and media
No prior experience necessary
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 16, 2018. Speak with your counselor if you are interested in applying. LEARN MORE: GFS Flyer and GFS Website
The Fellows Program is an intensive and challenging program requiring an exceptionally high level of commitment from all participants. In addition to the 30-month class schedule, students and instructors oftentimes spend weekends and evenings at Ghetto Film School when additional time is necessary. Do not apply to this program if you are bound to any prior summer engagements. Perfect attendance is mandatory. The value of your experience depends on maintaining great dedication to our program and your fellow filmmakers.
Qualifying students will participate in a 30-minute professional interview session at our McArthur Park training space at Heart of Los Angeles (2701 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, 90057, between LaFayette Park Place & Rampart Blvd). Required Orientation & Information Session for all accepted applicants will also take place at HOLA. Each prospective student must attend this meeting accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Dear DVD Families and Students,
Da Vinci is Hosting an 8-Week ACT Course for its Students (a $499 value) for Only $99 per Student!
● 2/12 – 4/12 from 4:15pm to 5:45pm (no class during Spring Break)
● Monday/Wednesday OR Tuesday/Thursday
● Full practice exams on Sat. 2/10 at 8am and Fri. 3/30 during school
● All classes and exams held on-campus at Da Vinci SPACES WILL FILL UP SO ENROLL ONLINE TODAY!
Use code “dvdfamily” at checkout for the discount!
Congratulations to the Spring 2017 Qualifying CSF Members!
List of Spring 2017 Qualifying CSF Members
Fall 2017 CSF Applications are due on 2/9/18. Applications are posted outside of the Counselor’s offices and can be turned into your counselor. An application workshop will be held on 2/8 and 2/9.
Hi DVD Families,
Below please find a chart with upcoming test dates for the SAT and ACT. It is always best to take the test early in order to give your student more time to prepare and get the highest score possible.
Upcoming SAT Dates: https://blog.prepscholar.com/sat-test-dates
Upcoming ACT Dates: https://blog.prepscholar.com/future-act-test-dates
Best of Luck!