Design4Minds Hackathon

Hello all!

BUILD and ScaleLA have an awesome opportunity for students to participate in Design4Minds, a design project alongside tech and healthcare companies. No technical expertise is necessary. Students will be working with a team of peers and college mentors to ideate, prototype, iterate & test solutions with support from an executive coach on the topic of mental health. High school students are invited to participate in a workshop on Nov. 9th from 10am-5pm at Scale LA (3415 S Sepulveda Blvd 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90034and receive mentorship from college students and corporate professionals. The professional coaches are from top LA-based tech companies like Google, Headspace, Dollar Shave Club, and DailyLook. The Design4Minds hackathon culminates with a final pitch event in early December. More info is below and attached. This is a great resume builder and networking event for students.

SIGN UP: Interested students should SIGN UP using this form by Oct. 31st.

More info found here: Design4Minds_ScaleLAFoundation_HSLevel

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Hi Students,

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year. High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Help put promising young leaders in the running to join our 10th class of Scholars.

The application deadline is Jan 3, 2020; for eligibility requirements and to apply click here.

Wiseburn + Da Vinci Athletics Update

Congratulations to our Wiseburn + Da Vinci Girls Volleyball team on being the 2019-20 Mulholland League Champions.


Join us this Thursday (10/24/19) at 6:00PM at the WDV Gym for our Girls Volleyball First Round CIF Playoff match. Admission is $10 per adult and $5 per student. Bring your friends and family and make some noise for our girls.


Cross Country will be competing in the Mt. Sac Invitational this Friday (10/25/19) with the hope of medaling in a variety of different meets. Questions? contact Coach Tyler Mar at

Week 10 Schedule

Greetings Designers!

Our staff spent the morning reviewing data and strategies to support student needs and had the opportunity to attend the workshops offered by the Transforming Learning Conference.

The schedule for Week 10 is posted below. Our Senior Committee is sponsoring several events. Please scroll down for more information.

Week 10 2019 (2)

Spooky kickback slides (1)


Upcoming Events:

  • 10/25: Community Dialogue; DVD Spooky Kickback (see flyer)
  • 10/28-11/1: Spirit Week
  • 10/30: PSAT Day for 11th graders
  • 11/11: Veterans’ Day – NO SCHOOL
  • 11/14: DV Fall Dance
  • 11/15: PD Day – NO SCHOOL

Enjoy your weekend!

Veronica Rodriguez

Week 9 & October Newsletters

Greetings DVD Families!

Thank you for attending SLCs this week. It was great seeing all the families on campus! If you did not have the opportunity to complete the Parent Survey this past week, please do so by clicking on the following link: DVD Parent Survey 2019.

Week 9 schedule is posted below, along with the October newsletter from each grade level team and reminders about upcoming events. As a reminder, our staff will be participating in Professional Development this Friday, 10/18, which means there will be NO SCHOOL for students. 

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Grade 9 October Newsletter

Grade 10 October Newsletter

Grade 11 October Newsletter

Grade 12 October Newsletter



  • 10/16: FAFSA Workshop @ 5:00 pm in the MPR
  • 10/17: CA Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill
  • 10/18: PD Day – NO SCHOOL
  • 10/25: Community Dialogue; DVD Spooky Kickback 5-7:30 pm (details coming soon)
  • 10/30: PSAT Day for 11th graders

El Camino FAFSA Workshop 10/16/19

Hello Parents,

El Camino will be coming to our campus to have a FAFSA workshop. During this time a representative will be available to help assist you fill out the FAFSA form as well as answer any questions that you may have. In order to provide you with a computer to use during this time please RSVP using the form below and please bring your 2018 tax returns. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you.

Date: October 16, 2019

Time: 5:00PM-6:30PM

Location: DV MPR

RSVP using this link.

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