Archive for October 30, 2015

Week 12 Update

Hello Designers! Below is your Week 12 update.

  • Blood Drive on Tuesday 11/3 – sign-up in the center courtyard at lunch near the garden!
  • Last two girls’ volleyball games are next week.  Buy your PAWS and use them to support our teams all year.
  • Congratulations to our Wolves Girls’ Volleyball team for placing first in their league.

Wishing you a fun and SAFE Halloween weekend!

Week 12 families 2015-16

Free Studio Art Classes-Ryman Arts Program

Ryman Arts offers a FREE advanced studio art program that is designed to help student strengthen their art skills and prepare them for college and a career in art.

This program is open to all students enrolled in high school grades 9-12. The application process is competitive with an acceptance rate of around 50%. A committee reviews all applications, scoring them on multiple criteria (primarily evidence of skill and motivation).


Classes are held at two locations:

Saturdays at CSU Fullerton or Sundays at Otis College of Art & Design/Los Angeles

Class times are 9am-12:30pm or 1:00pm to 4:30pm

All classes are free of charge. If selected, you will receive a full scholarship that covers the cost of instruction, art supplies, and field trips. Public transportation reimbursement is available.

This is a great program that will also help you to build your portfolio for college applications.

Attached is the application (which requires a nomination from a teacher).

Deadlines:  December 4, 2015 for admission to the Spring 2016 semester

Please see your counselor for more information or additional application.


REMINDER: Mark your calendars for Da Vinci Schools College Fair! Monday November 9th.

Regional Admissions Counselors of California (RACC) is sponsoring this event! Come learn about different out of state colleges and universities, and meet your representatives from those colleges and universities. Some of the schools that will be in attendance:

Syracuse University,TCU, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, Hawaii Pacific University, University of New Mexico, Lafayette University, University of Tennessee, and more!

All Da Vinci Schools (Design, Science, and Communications) and grade levels (9-12) are welcome!

The fair will take place at DV Science Forum, 13500 Aviation Blvd. Hawthorne CA 90250.

Monday November 9th, 5:30pm-7:30pm.

Da Vinci Schools College Fair Nov. 9 2015 flyer

Please see flyer for more info. Click on the link above for flyer.

Questions? Contact Erin Knott ( or Nicole Cabalar (

Riordan Saturday Business Institute

Congratulations to the following students who were accepted into the Riordan Saturday Business Institute held on the  Da Vinci Design/Communications campus. We look forward to a fun, productive and informative The list of 9th and 10th grade students is listed below, and the dates for the meetings are

-November 14, 2015

-January 23, 2016

-February 20, 2016

-March 19, 2016

Students accepted into SBI program:

Koby Wu/Communications
Sonny Jennings /Communications
Wudasie Gorfu/Communications
Ronan Mobley/Communications
Lane Emily Butler/Communications

Khari Mosley/Design
Casey Gonzales/Design
Evelyn Perez/Design
Elena Antonio/Design
Ariana Galvan/Design
Johana Rogue/Design
Tyler Lily/Design
Anisah Moutra/Design
Lauryn Hill/Design
Cristina Salvatierra/Design
Steven Gonzalez/Design
Jesse Ca/Design
Sophia Maglabe/Design
Juliet McLaurin Design
Tommy Medina/Design

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