Archive for May 20, 2015

DV Pet Adoption this Saturday!

We hope you and your family can stop by the DV Science parking lot this Saturday, 5/23 from 12-4 to visit our adoptable animals, support our students and maybe bring home a pet of your own. There will be dogs, cats and bunnies available for adoption. We look forward to seeing you there!

Ada Cat


Week 36 Update – POL Prep, Musical, and More!

Da Vinci Design families – below is your week 36 update! A few highlights:

  • POL prep will continue this week
  • Staff Student Volleyball Game on Tuesday 5/19
  • Senior Awards Night 5/21
  • Health Fair on Friday 5/22
  • Incoming Freshman BBQ Friday 5/22 (after school)

Upcoming Events – Come Support our staff and students next weekend!

Don’t forget to come see the musical – Little Shop of Horrors – Two showings – Friday 5/22 and Saturday 5/23 at 7:00 pm at the Da Vinci Science forum!

There is also a DVD sponsored Pet Adoption in the parking lot of Da Vinci Science (corner of 135th and Aviation) on Saturday 5/23 from 12:00-4:00 pm.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Week 36 families

Upcoming Musical – Little Shop of Horrors!

Come one, come all! Da Vinci’s first musical is finally here!! The famous Little Shop of Horrors will be performed by a cast of Design and Communication students at the forum of the Science Campus (13500 Aviation Blvd.) on Friday, May 22nd and Saturday, May 23rd at 7 PM. Doors will open at 6:30 PM. You can purchase tickets now from Mr. Kalma at Design for $5, or you can buy them before the show until 15 minutes to start time for $7. Please join us for an energetic, entertaining, and eerie evening that you will never forget. Plus, we would love your support! Hope to see you there! – The DV Drama crew

Little Shop Flyer

Senior Beach Day Postponed

Due to tomorrow’s predicated rainy and cold weather, Senior Beach Day has been rescheduled to Tuesday, 5/19. If you have any questions, please contact Liz Adabale at

Week 34 Update, Ryman Arts Program, Summer SAT Prep

Hi Designers!  After an intense testing week, we have a pretty light week in terms of events, but there are a lot of opportunities on the horizon:


Ryman Arts offers professional studio art classes with college and career guidance, free of charge, to talented high school students who want to pursue a future in the arts. Students are challenged with rigorous drawing and painting classes and mentored by working artist.

Students can apply or download an application online at

Deadline for our Fall 2015 semester due Friday, May 22, 2015.

Application Materials

  • General Application Form (completed online or mailed)
  • Essay (completed online or mailed)
  • Teacher’s Recommendation (completed online or mailed)
  • Artwork –Two graphite drawings done from observation (Applicants must submit original artwork by mail or hand deliver to our office): Ryman Arts office: 1933 S Broadway, 11th Floor, Suite 1138, Los Angeles, CA 90007

The Ryman Arts program provides 3 ½-hour classes at California State University, Fullerton on Saturdays and Otis College of Art and Design on Sundays for a 12-week session in Spring and Fall. The program includes discussions with visiting artist, drawing field museum field trips and college planning workshops. Each accepted student receives a full scholarship that covers the cost of instruction, art supplies, field trips and public transportation reimbursement.


Current 10th and 11th graders – are you interested in a Summer SAT Prep course?  Two of our own Da Vinci Design senior teachers will be offering it up this summer.  It will run from July 13-30 from 8:30-11:30, on Mon-Thurs only. The only cost is $25 for the cost of the SAT prep book, which you get to keep. More information is on the registration form at the link below.  Space is limited, so turn in your room as soon as possible!

Summer SAT Prep Course Form 2015

Summer SAT Prep Course Form 2015

Week 34 families

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