Week 23 Schedule

Hello DVD Community!

The schedule for Week 23 and reminders about upcoming events are posted here. Please note that there is a special schedule next week.

The February grade level newsletters are now available to view on the grade level google sites. These can be found on the Resources section of this website.

Week 23 2021

Upcoming Events:

  • 2/15: Presidents’ Day – NO SCHOOL
  • 2/22: Black History Month Community Dialogue
  • 3/1: Diversity Council Webinar
  • 3/12: Professional Development day – NO SCHOOL

Enjoy the three-day weekend!

Veronica Rodriguez

Week 22 Schedule and Announcements

Greetings DVD Community!

Tomorrow (2/5) is our PD Day and our Senior Portrait Makeup Day. Seniors who are signed up for makeup Cap & Gown photo appointments on Friday should bring their own cap and gown, arrive 15 minutes before their time slot, and be wearing a mask when they arrive.

On Monday, 2/8, we will be holding a 9th grade supply pick-up today from 9 am – 12 pm at our campus, 201 N. Douglas Street in El Segundo. Students will be able to pick supplies for Physics class.

For those of you who missed our monthly Coffee with Veronica and Russell this past Wednesday, you can view the slides here. Included is an overview of the responses we received from the Parent and Student Surveys and updates regarding our commitment to continuously provide our staff and students with culturally relevant, responsive, and anti-racist professional development and instruction.

Here is the schedule and a few reminders about upcoming events.

Week 22 2021

  • 2/5: Professional Development day – NO SCHOOL; Senior Portrait make-up day
  • 2/8: 9th grade supply pick-up day
  • 2/13: Senior Portrait make-up day
  • 2/15: Presidents’ Day – NO SCHOOL
  • 2/22: Black History Month Community Dialogue

Enjoy your weekend!

Veronica Rodriguez

Athletics Update & Info Meeting – February 25th at 5:30PM – Join Us!

athletics blog photo

We are excited to share that the Wiseburn Da Vinci Wolves have received approval by the CIF Southern Section Executive Committee to move from Small Schools Area 9 to Coast Area 2, paving the way for re-leaguing which will begin in the next few months!! A new league will benefit our student-athletes by providing a more competitive experience, more consistent game schedules, additional team levels, shorter travel times, and more.

Join us for a virtual Athletics Update & Information Meeting on Thursday, February 25 at 5:30PM. Zoom info is below. We will share info including:

+ Area Placement Change, Impact of Re-leaguing
+ What Spring 2021 (Season 2) will look like
+ Current CIF and L.A. County Department of Public Health Guidelines for Practices, Conditioning and Competition
+ Q&A

Athletics Update & Info Meeting
February 25, 2021 | 5:30PM

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96739097320

All students, families and community members are welcome. We look forward to seeing you!

This update will be recorded for future access. 

National School Counseling Week

Hello Designers,

This week is National School Counseling Week.  To celebrate, your DVD counselors have recorded PSAs (Public Service Announcements) for students.  The PSAs will be played in designated classes throughout the week.  The focus for the week is on PERSERVERANCE.  Parents, if you would like to view the recordings or if your student misses out on seeing the recordings, the links will be added daily for each PSA below:

 

PSA – Monday, February 1st – click here

PSA – Tuesday, February 2nd – click here

PSA – Wednesday, February 3rd – click here

PSA – Thursday, February 4th – click here

Friday, February 5th – no school

From Miss Pam, Nicole and Mr. G — Happy National School Counseling Week!

 

 

Circle image for Natl School Counseling wk

NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Sign Up Now for NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Thinking about college? Here’s your chance to hear firsthand from those-in-the-know at hundreds of colleges and universities nearby, across the country, and around the world.

How? Attend a NACAC Virtual College Fair!

More than 500 colleges and universities will be online to talk with high school juniors and seniors on each of these days:

Sunday, Jan. 31: 1-7 p.m. ET
Sunday, Feb. 28: 1-7 p.m. ET
Sunday, Mar. 7: 1-5 p.m. ET – STEM
Tuesday, Mar. 16: 4-8 p.m. ET – Performing & Visual Arts
Sunday, Mar. 21: 1-7 p.m. ET
Saturday, Apr. 10: 3-7 p.m. ET – Western US
Tuesday, Apr. 20: 3-7 p.m. ET – Southeastern US
Sunday, May 2: 1-7 p.m. ET
Each virtual fair is a free, one-day event. Attend as many as you’d like. Families invited, too.

Sign up now at virtualcollegefairs.org. Select which colleges you’re interested in and set a reminder to attend their live Zoom sessions.

Sessions cover topics such as how to apply, financial aid, student life, and more. You can watch, learn, and get your questions answered about academics, athletics, diversity, study abroad, and other topics. You can also text chat or meet one-on-one with a college’s admission counselor by selecting a virtual meeting date and time.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, connect, ask questions, and discover your best college fit!

NACAC Virtual College Fairs are offered by the association that has represented counselors and admission officers worldwide since 1937. NACAC and its members are dedicated to ethical and inclusive service to students as they make choices about their higher education future.

 

College Fairs NACAC

Week 21

Greetings DVD Families!

Next week is a special schedule week. Our DVD staff will be participating in a Professional Development Day on Friday, February 5th.

On Wednesday, February 3rd at 8 am, we will be hosting our monthly Coffee with Veronica and Russell. All parents are welcome to attend. Click here for the link to the meeting.

Students who were not able to pick-up their IDs may do so this Wednesday, February 3rd, and Thursday, February 4th from 8 am to 12 pm in the front office.

Here is the schedule and a few reminders about upcoming events.

Week 21 2021

  • 2/3: Coffee with Veronica and Russell at 8 am
  • 2/3-2/4: Student ID pick-up from 8 am – 12 pm
  • 2/5: Professional Development day – NO SCHOOL
  • 2/5: Senior Portrait make-up day
  • 2/13: Senior Portrait make-up day
  • 2/15: Presidents’ Day – NO SCHOOL
  • 2/22: Online Community Dialogue

Have a safe and restful weekend!

Veronica Rodriguez

Senior Portrait Make-Up Days

Hi DVD Families of the Class of 2021,

We are offering two final makeup opportunities for seniors who have yet to take their cap and gown photo as well as seniors who would like a re-take. The dates are Friday, February 5th and Saturday, February 13th between 10am and 3pm. Please sign up here for an appointment

The appointment to take the photos is free of charge, and families will have several options to purchase digital or printed images. You are able to pay for the digital images at the time of the appointment, and you are able to purchase printed packages when the photos are available online. For information about pricing, please read this flyer. All senior portraits will be available for purchase at this website: Da Vinci Schools – StaceeLianna

Please remember to bring your cap, gown, and tassel on the day you are scheduled to take your picture! 

Sincerely,

Veronica Rodriguez

 

Week 20

Greetings DVD Families!

The schedule for Week 20 and reminders about upcoming events are posted below. Seminars and Academic WIN begin next week.

Week 20 2021

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • 1/27: School Site Council and English Language Advisory Committee Meeting @ 4 pm (click here for Zoom link)
  • 2/5: Professional Development Day – NO SCHOOL
  • 2/15: Presidents’ Day – NO SCHOOL
  • 2/22: Online Community Dialogue

Enjoy your weekend!

Veronica Rodriguez

L.A. Film School Virtual Tour

Hello Students!

The Los Angeles Film School is bringing their All-Access Studio Tour to you! Experience their virtual, 360-degree campus tour and get a sneak peek at their Hollywood studios. You’ll get a chance to meet with Program Directors and Admissions Representatives while getting a better idea of what their school can offer you. Their Financial Aid team will be standing by to help answer any tuition questions you have along the way. Did you know L.A.Film School is more than just a film school? In addition to their top-ranking Film Program, they offer degrees in Animation, Entertainment Business, Music and Audio!

The tour will be hosted on Saturday January 23, 2021 at 10:30AM. RSVP here!

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