Archive for May 26, 2017

Week 37 Update – POLs begin!

Hello Designers! Week 37 Update is below.

POL Week 1

POLs begin this coming week – students are either scheduled to come in for the Morning or Afternoon session.

  • AM Session runs daily from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • PM Sessions runs daily from 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
  • Lunch is offered daily from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Senior Checkout

  • June 2nd and June 5th, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Senior Checkout Cards will be available starting next week.

Week 37 Update Families

Weeks 37 and 38 Bell Schedule



Week 36 Update – POL Prep Week, Senior Showcase and more…

Designers, this is the last week of classes before POLs being on Tuesday, May 30th.  Take advantage of the time we provide you at the end of the day to work on your POLs, conference with and receive feedback from your teachers, and most importantly, practice!

Senior Project Showcase is on Thursday 5/25 at Lawndale Community Center. Stay tuned for details!

Select DVD students will be presenting their Architecture pathway projects to the Da Vinci Schools Board of Trustees on Monday evening.  We are excited to see what they share and will provide an update afterward.

Below is the weekly update and bell schedule. We will see you tomorrow!

DVD Week 36 Families

Week 36 Bell Schedule

Week 35 Update

Designers, below is your week 35 update.  Have a wonderful weekend!

PFT (Physical Fitness Testing)

Freshman will be participating in the PFT on Tuesday, May 16. Remember to come in appropriate active wear and bring a snack and water!


Friday, May 19 at 7 pm at the Renaissance in Long Beach.

Seniors & juniors are able to purchase tickets with Ms. Martinez in room 405.


Week 35 Families

PD Week Bell Schedule


ATLAS Info Meeting – Tuesday 5/16 at 6:00 pm

Want to go on an ATLAS trip or do service in LA?


Be one of the first ones there and get a free EF backpack!

WHEN: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

WHERE: Da Vinci Design Room 205


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RSVP BY FRIDAY, MAY 12 – Spots are limited!

College Knowledge Night Update: Presentations

Thank you to all the parents and students who attended Da Vinci’s College Knowledge Night on April 27th. We hope Da Vinci families learned more about college applications, college types, and other information about finding the right college.

We had a great turnout from families, colleges, and organizations. College Knowledge Night 2017

College Knowledge Night 2017


Below you can find the presentations from some of the organizations and colleges that presented at our event:

Year Up Presentation 2017

What Art Colleges are Looking For (Otis Presentation 2017)

Helpful College Knowledge Books (Finding the Right College Fit Presentation)

Northern Arizona University (Out of State Colleges)

Transcript of the College Essay Prezi

Compass Testing Presentation

For more information on the SAT vs. ACT presentation, please visit:

If you are interested in learning more about the Community College Pathway presentation, contact:

Thank you again to the families that came to the event!



Da Vinci’s Spring Musical – Grease! May 11 (5:30 pm) and May 12 (7:00 pm)

Designers – it’s that time of year again… Da Vinci’s Spring Musical! This year we’re going back in time to rock out in “Grease”! Performances will be on Thursday, May 11th at 5:30 PM and Friday, May 12th at 7:00 PM at the Forum at Da Vinci Science (13500 Aviation Blvd.). 

Tickets are $5 in advance and can be purchased at Da Vinci Design – Room 301 (Kalma) or $8 on the day of the show at the Forum. Get ready to toe-tap, hand-jive, & a wop bam boom! We hope to see you there.

Grease Promo


Week 34 Update

DVD families, we are so grateful for all who appreciated teachers this week. Whether you donated a yummy treat or sent a note of appreciation, it truly brightened our staff’s week! We are thankful to have a such a wonderful school community.

Below is your week 34 update.  It’s hard to believe, but we only have 3 weeks until POLs begin and 5 weeks until school is out for summer!  Have a wonderful weekend.

DVD 16-17 Week 34 Update - Families


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