Archive for November 6, 2015

Week 13 Update

Hello Designers!  Week 13 is here.  A few reminders:

  • RACC College Fair on Monday Night at 5:30 pm – don’t miss this event! It will be located in the Forum at Da Vinci Science.  Let your counselor know if you have any questions.
  • No School on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday 11/11.
  • Last Day of Seminars for the semester is Thursday 11/12.

Have a wonderful weekend.

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DV Senior Portrait Information

Stacee Lianna is offering one last DV Senior Portrait session on Saturday, November 14th. All portrait information can be found on the following link:

Please review the details listed there and sign-up for a time slot on 11/14. If you have any additional questions, you can reach Stacee via email at



Wolf Tales: Creative Writing and Art Submissions Needed!

Designers, there is still time to submit original work for the Fall 2015 Edition of WolfTales, Da Vinci Design’s publication for creative writing and art pieces by our very own students.

Wolf Tales is still collecting submissions until November 13, 2015. There is plenty of space left, so students with interesting or exceptional art/creative writing pieces are strongly encouraged to submit. Teacher and staff work is also still welcome.

The theme for this fall is “Mirrors” and featured artwork colors are to be amethyst and silver. Further details and submission guidelines below.

Let the editor Cat Pera (junior), know if you have any questions, comments, concerns, or suggestions, or check in with your English or Art teacher.




REMINDER: Da Vinci Schools College Fair Monday November 9

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 (

Ryman Arts Program

Ryman Arts Program is offering challenging, college-level studio art classes to high school students held on Saturdays at Cal State Fullerton and on Sundays at Otis College of Art and Design. Each accepted student receives a full scholarship which includes tuition, art supplies, and field trips. There is no charge to attend Ryman Arts.

Application deadline is December 4, 2015.

You can pick up the application at KGB’s office or fill it out online.

Online Application

One last chance-Deadline extended to 12/7/15-Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar (TASS)

Please call or email Ms. KGB or Erin Knott today, Monday, December 7, 2015 if you would like to discuss having your student nominated so that the TASS program can send your student an application in the mail!


TASS is a free 6-week program for high school sophomores. Led by two professors, 12 to 18 students will live together in a residence hall at the host university. For the year of 2016, the seminars will be covering the following topics: Are you an American Citizen? A History of a Complicated Question (Cornell I); Exploring Cultural Identity through the Music of the Harlem Renaissance, Soul and Social Protest Movements, and Contemporary Hip Hop (Cornell II), The Black Struggle for Freedom: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Indiana), and In Search of Identity: Performance of Blackness and Representations of Gender and Sexuality (Michigan). There will be no charge for tuition, books, or room and board.

Counselors and teachers must nominate sophomores that they feel will benefit from the TASS summer program by November 16th and no later than December 1. Nomination deadline extended to December 7th!

2016 TASS Application

Brochure: telluride



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