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El Camino College FAFSA and Dream Act workshops!

Still need help completing and submitting your FAFSA or Dream Act application? El Camino College is hosting several FAFSA and Dream Act application workshops this Spring you can attend! Remember, either the FAFSA or Dream Act needs to be submitted in order for your Senior to receive the best financial aid package possible! Click on the link below for the flyer and more info:

ECC FAFSA and Dream Act workshop flyer

El Camino College also has a Financial Aid Lab on campus to assist you with many different financial aid services, such as making corrections to your FAFSA/Dream Act or accessing the Cal Grant website. Click on the link below for their flyer and more info:

ECC Financial Aid lab services flyer

Congratulations to the qualifying CSF Members for Fall 2016


2020 2019 2018 2017
Ashanti Bracken Crystal Aguilera Katelyn Bautista Maria Campos
Alana Faust Elena Antonio Jacqueline Bolanos Omari Groves
Mikayla KIdd Ashley Ayala Jesse Ca Cody Nakagawa
Jashae Lattie Roberta Banks Karina Cardenas Lauryn Newsome
Elliot Menzies Dylan Delaney Hannah Davis
Adelle Shaw Nathalie Gonzalez Ieshia Domingo
Lauryn Hill Alysson Distor
Vivian Huynh Bianca Esquivias
Daniela Iniguez Ariana Galvan
Henry Lee Guadalupe Galvan
Sophia Maglabe Natalie Galvan
Tommy Medina Karen Galvez
Ashley Mendoza Alexa Ghilardi-Ali
Paris Merriner Guillermo Gonzalez
Lauren Miller Jannely Haro
William Modster Rechelle Ann Jimenez
Anisah Moutra Emily Leon
Liliana Salvatierra Valerie Marquez
Claire Stebbings Joselyne Mendez
Natalie Zamudio Tatyana Peters
Catherine Rodas
Marta Reyes-Diaz
Samantha Rodriguez
Jackelyn Rubio
Cristina Salvatierra
Alexandra Thompson
Austin Wakefield
Ana Yanez
Moises Yanez

College Field Trip Permission Slips

REMINDER: Grades 9-11 have college field trips scheduled for March 7th,8th, or 9th. All permission slips are due Monday March 6th. If a permission slip is not turned in by Monday students will not be able to attend.


Please contact a counselor for any questions.

Nicole Cabalar:

Karen Grace Baker:

Erin Knott:

Parent Workshop: Counseling services available at DVD/C

Please join us for a parent educational workshop: Counseling Services provided and available to DVD/C families.

Who: Da Vinci Design and Communications families

Presented by: Nicole Cabalar- DVD counselor &

Brittany Goodacre- DVC counselor

What: Workshop for families: Counseling Services provided and available to DVD/C families            and trends counselors are seeing in students.

Where: DVD Boardroom

When: Tuesday 2/28, Wednesday 3/1, and/or Thursday 3/2

2:00-2:30 p.m. each day

Questions? Contact Nicole Cabalar:


Seniors…DV Extenstion (DVX) Parent Info Session…TONIGHT!

What: DVX Parent Info Session for Seniors and their families

When: TONIGHT (Tuesday February 21) 5:30pm-6:30pm

Where: Ms. Hannouche’s room 103 (9th grade Physics room)

Come and listen to Kim Merritt (DVX Director) discuss all of the wonderful opportunities at DVX, the different pathways, application process, and much more!

Click on the link below for a introduction about DVX:

CSF Reminder!

CSF applications are due tomorrow by 4 p.m.


  • No late or incomplete applications will be accepted
  • Transcripts/grade print out from Fall 2016 MUST be attached or the application is considered incomplete
  • Return to the box in the front office (outside of Nicole’s door)

ECC Placement Test

Dear Da Vinci Design Senior Students,

On Wednesday, March 9th the El Camino College Placement Test will be held at 9 a.m. on the Da Vinci Design Campus. If you have not yet applied to El Camino College for Fall 2017, please see your college counselor to apply before the exam. In addition, if you have a computer available, please bring one to complete the test. Please make sure to arrive on time and come prepared to take the exam. We encourage you to prepare before the test using the links below:

Websites for Math Review:

El Camino College students have access to My Math Test, an online program, which has practice tests and creates an individualized study program specifically for the ECC Math Placement Test. For instructions on how to access this free service, go to the above website. My Math Test is highly recommended by the Math Division. Please note–there is no charge if you use the aforementioned web address. If you go directly to, there is a fee.

Review for Math; divided into separate math subjects (e.g. Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Trigonometry, etc.)

Websites/Apps for English and Math Review:


The ACCUPLACER Web-Based Study App features practice tests in Reading Comprehension, Sentence Skills, Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, and College-Level Math. Does not include an ESL practice test.  For computer, tablet, and Smartphone.  The Study App site includes the following features:

  • “Learn As You Go” tests provide you with explanation of the correct or incorrect responses
  • Sample Tests help you experience what a real test may be like on test day
  • Save your work and process, and resume practicing at a later time
  • Review your score history to identify areas of strength and weaknesses
  • 6 months of access to the ACCUPLACER Web-Based Study App

This link takes students to a complete ACCUPLACER English and Math Placement Test with accompanying answers. This one includes both the ESL Reading Skills Test and the College-Level Math Test.

Please Visit for more information.

Thank you.

Freshmen Sex Ed permission slips

Last week freshmen students were given permission slips to participate in sex ed lessons during advisory as well as a Kaiser Pemanente educational theater program. Students MUST return a permission slip to their advisory teacher in order to participate.

Extra copies of the permission slip can be printed SexEdPermissionSlip or found in the front office.

Please contact Nicole Cabalar for any questions or concerns at

Fall 2016 CSF Applications

  • CSF Applications (California Scholarship Federation)   
    • DUE: Thursday 2/16/17
  • All grades 9-12 are eligible to apply
  • Based on Fall 2016 semester grades (report card or transcript MUST be attached to application)
  • Lunch meeting 2/8 in Ms. Jones room (205) for students needing assistance filling out the application
  • Applications are available outside Nicole’s office and also attached here CSF_Student_Application- CSF Application Directions  dvdCSFCoursesFall2016
  • Applications are to be turned into the crate outside Nicole’s office door
  • There is no minimum GPA, eligibility is based on points


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