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Da Vinci Career Day

Hello DV Parents,

Da Vinci is looking for up to 50 volunteer panel speakers to share their careers and experiences with DV students. This is a great opportunity to expose our students to a variety of careers that they may not have considered.

Where: Da Vinci Blackbox Theatre

When: May 7, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

If you are interested in being a part of career day and sharing information about your career, contact Jennifer Barba at or at (310) 725-5800 x3051.

You can sign-up using the signup genius link:

For more information see the attached flyer: Career day flyer

Scholarship Opportunity- DAR El Redondo Chapter Scholarship

DVD Students,

Here is a scholarship opportunity from the DAR El Redondo Chapter. Please see the attachment for the requirements. Applicant must e-mail the Scholarship Chair when the complete packet is mailed. Please mail the packet to:

Linda Maxwell, Co-chair, Chapter Scholarship Committee

132-19th Street Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4509 


Deadline: Postmarked on or before April 15, 2019. 

2019 Scholarship El Redondo Chapter NSDAR chapter application form April 15


Carleton College Summer Program

Carleton College Summer Program
Northfield, MN
Application Deadlines:
Feb. 15th, 2019 – First-round deadline for general and scholarship applicants and final deadline for international applicants

March 22nd, 2019 – Second-round deadline for general and scholarship applicants (this is the last day to apply for a scholarship for summer 2019)

Applications are accepted after March 22nd, but not for scholarship and on an available-space basis.

Program Dates: Varies, refer to the college’s website (link is above)

Liberal arts – Introduces black students to the strengths of a liberal arts education through a variety of courses in science, art, social sciences, and technology.

Quantitative reasoning institute – College-level experience in how social scientists think about the world. Students measure important variables of study, prepare research and present their findings.

Science institute – Learn how different areas of science link together. Students have the opportunity to complete a guided research project and earn college credit.

Writing program – High school juniors with strong reading and writing abilities, the program teaches students how to compose academic papers similar to those they will write in college

Financial Aid: Financial Aid is available for these programs. Each program has different qualifications for financial aid and scholarships, so check Carleton’s website for details. The liberal arts program is free for all accepted applicants.

Link to website:

Google in Education Computer Science Summer Institute

Hey Seniors!

Google in Education Computer Science Summer Institute

Atlanta, GA / Austin, TX / Cambridge, MA / Chicago, IL / Kirkland, WA / Los Angeles, CA / Mountain View / CA, New York, NY / Pittsburgh, PA / Seattle, WA
Application Deadline: Applications open on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019, and close on Monday, March 18th at 11:59 PM PT

Program Dates:
• Alabama A&M University (Huntsville, AL): June 16th-July 5th, 2019
• North Carolina Central University (Durham, SC): July 14th-August 3rd, 2019

• California State University Chico: TBA
• California State UHiversity Monterey Bay: TBA
• California State University San Marcos: TBA
• Loyola Marymount University (LA, California): TBA
• Northeastern Illinois University: TBA
• Queen’s College CUNY: TBA

CSSI at Google (Residential)
• Seattle, WA: July 9th-July 29th
• Cambridge, MA: July 14th-August 3rd
• Kirkland, WA: July 14th-August 3rd
• Mountain View, CA: July 14th-August 3rd
• Pittsburgh, PA: July 14th-August 3rd

CSSI at Google (Commuter): July 9th-July 29th (all programs)
• Atlanta, GA
• Chicago, IL
• Detroit, MI
• Los Angeles, CA
• New York, NY

Description: Kick off your college studies in computer science with a summer program at Google. Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) is a three-week introduction to computer science for graduating high school seniors with a passion for technology — especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field. Students participate in an intensive, interactive and hands-on program that seeks to inspire the tech leaders and innovators of tomorrow by supporting the study of computer science, software engineering and other closely related subjects.

At CSSI, students study programming fundamentals with Google engineers, get an inside look at some of Google’s most exciting, emerging technologies, and design and develop their own application with fellow participants.
Attendees will enjoy a unique residential experience in dorm-style housing at local universities.

Financial Aid and Scholarships: CSSI is an all-expenses-paid program. Google will provide housing, meals and transportation for invited students.

Link for application:!?detail-content-tabby_activeEl=overview

Friendly Reminder- Warner Bros. Entertainment Reach Honorships


Just a friendly reminder that the deadline for the Warner Bros. Entertainment Honorship is approaching quickly!

They are looking for outstanding students who are passionate about the business of entertainment or animationand are excited for the chance to work for the global leader in content creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of all forms of entertainment.

The application deadline is March 11,2019! You can get more information and access the application by clicking the attached link.

Reach Onesheet 2019

SheLeads Entrepreneurship Makeathon


Calling all female students! Check out this awesome opportunity to join a 2 day entrepreneurship makeathon at SNAPCHAT!

Join She Leads at the two-day entrepreneurship makeathon hosted by Snapchat on Saturday, March 9th and Sunday, March 10th from 9am-5pm!! It will be an awesome opportunity for female students to learn from and meet some incredible founders at Snap and pitch their ideas to win some incredible prizes. The deadline to apply for a scholarship to participate is TOMORROW, February 20 th.

2019 California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholarship Program

Hello Srs!

The CLBC announces:

2019 Frederick M. Roberts College Scholarship Program

The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholarship Program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses. This program provides tuition assistance to enable students to fulfill their higher education goals. Scholarship candidates must be full-time students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university. Graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning are also eligible.

To be eligible for selection, candidates must:
Complete the online CLBC Scholarship Application below (the application is NOW OPEN)

  • Complete the online CLBC Scholarship Application below
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Submit personal statement essay describing why  you should be selected
  • Two signed letters of recommendation dated within the last 90 days
    • Community member not related to you
    • School representative
  • Copy of the most recent transcript

The deadline to submit the scholarship application is Monday, April 8, 2019. Link:

Scholarship Application Timeline:
Friday, February 15, 2019 – Applications available
Monday, April 8, 2019 – Application period closed
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 – Scholarship Recipients Announced

If you have questions, please see your counselor.

Da Vinci Design Multicultural Food Fair


Save the date, Da Vinci Design High School Diversity Council is hosting a multicultural food fair! We are looking for parents to sign up to provide a dish and help serve food.

WHEN: Friday May 3, 2019


Please contact Pam Baker ( if you are interested in making our food fair a success!

Food fair flyer

Parent Workshop on Adolescent Depression and Anxiety


There will be an informational workshop on adolescent depression and anxiety for Da Vinci Schools parents. Attendees will learn strategies to identify depression and anxiety in their child, as well as coping skills to address these challenges. 

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!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Black Box Theater at Da Vinci Schools, 201 N. Douglas St, El Segundo, CA.  



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