Archive for June 30, 2020

Fall 2020 Parent/Guardian Input Meeting

Greetings DVD families,

We are currently in the process of making plans for what school may look like in the Fall and would like to gather input from you. We will be hosting a virtual meeting for parents/guardians on Thursday, July 2nd at 2:00 pm (Zoom meeting link). In order to help us prepare for the meeting, please complete this short survey: Fall 2020 Parent/Guardian Input Meeting.

Thank you,

Veronica Rodriguez

Technology Return Day: Tuesday, June 16th

Hello DVD Families!

We would like to use the summer months as an opportunity to service all of our Chromebooks issued to students during the year. As such, we are asking you to bring your student’s Chromebook and charger to Da Vinci (201 N. Douglas St.) on Tuesday, June 16th between 9am and 5pm. 

If your student is enrolled in summer school, they may hold onto their Chromebook and charger for the duration of summer school.

Thank you,



Class of 2020 Diploma Pick Up – Wednesday, June 17th

Hello, Class of 2020 Graduates!

If you have not done so already, you may pick up your diploma and drop off gowns, school-issued Chromebooks, chargers, and fob’s this Wednesday, June 17th between the hours of 10 am – 12 pm. Please place your gowns in the clear plastic bag provided during the cap and gown pick up prior to returning them, to ensure everyone’s safety.

Summer Intensive 2020

Hello Designers,


Rising Senior Sydney Richardson is sharing this flyer from the Da Vinci Troupe.  They are hosting a Summer Dance Intensive via ZOOM June 29th – July 14th from 10am – 3:00pm.  All instructors are professional and pre-professional dancers from the U.S. and Canada.  This program is completely FREE, is open to incoming freshman and all students from all Da Vinci Schools.  This is an amazing opportunity for dancers in the beginner and intermediate level.  Please see the flyer below for more information.


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End of Year Videos and Student Survey

Hello Designers,

We wanted to take this opportunity to thank our students, staff, and families. This has been a year of many unexpected challenges and although we were not able to physically see each other to say goodbye, each grade level team recording messages for their students.

Grade 9 CD

Grade 10 Message

Grade 11 Message

Grade 12 Message and All-Stars

Students, please take a moment to complete the following survey: DVD Student Survey




DVD Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation!

Congratulations Class of 2020! Please click here for the link to the DVD Virtual Graduation Ceremony: Class of 2020 Graduation and the Graduation Program. We are so proud of you! (You can also click here to view the graduation video if the original file is too large).

We look forward to seeing our graduates and families between 4:30 and 6:30 pm at the 201 campus for the Class of 2020 Photo-Op and Senior Farewell. Please view the following map and follow the guidelines provided.

Class of 2020

Da Vinci Design 2020 Yearbook Delivery Options

Hello!  By now, I hope you have already seen the virtual, online version of this year’s yearbook.  If you have not, please take a look at it here:

2020 Da Vinci Design Yearbook link

If you have not ordered a yearbook, there are still a few available.  Please go to the website below and enter our school code ( 17693 ) and just follow the prompts on the screen.

Herff Jones Yearbook Order Center link

If you have ordered a yearbook, you have a few options for getting your copy.

Option #1:  Just wait for the books to be delivered to the school in July, and then come and pick up your copy in person.  We will announce the pick-up date once the books arrive at the school.

Option #2:  Pay $7.00 to have the book delivered to your home address.  If you choose this option, you will need to go to the Yearbook Order Center and pay for the cost of shipping there.  Use the Herff Jones Yearbook Order Center link above.

Once there, choose this option (Buy a Yearbook, Yearbook Packages):


On the next screen, choose the Shipping Option only (if you have already purchased a yearbook)

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Once you have selected this option, you will be prompted to provide some further information so that the yearbook can be shipped to the location of your choice.

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.  You can reach me by email, even during the summer, at

Thank you, take care, and stay safe!

Jason White

Da Vinci Design Yearbook Adviser

Blood and Convalescent Plasma Drive: June 23rd

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Make an Appointment to Donate Blood Today! 

Da Vinci Schools and Rotary District 5280 are hosting a one-day Blood and Convalescent Plasma Drive at our 201 N. campus!

When: Tuesday, June 23rd from 9 am to 2 pm
Where: 201 N. Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245

To ensure appropriate social distancing, we encourage donors to make an appointment in the following ways:   

  • Scan the QR code above 
  • Call (310) 825-0888, select option 2

To donate Convalescent Plasma, please contact Noelle Lai at


Last Day of School!

Greetings Designers,

Wednesday is the last day of the 2019-20 school year!

Teachers will be posting special messages and videos for students on Google Classroom tomorrow! Please see below for a few end-of-year announcements:

  • PowerSchool access will be turned off Tuesday evening while grades are being finalized. Report cards with final grades for the semester will be mailed out during the week of Monday, June 15th.
  • Students will be asked to return school-issued Chromebooks and chargers on Tuesday, June 16th. More details to come soon.
  • Seniors may pick up their diplomas and drop off gowns, school-issued Chromebooks, chargers, and FOB’s on Friday, June 12th between the hours of 12 pm – 3 pm. Please place your gowns in the clear plastic bag provided during the cap and gown pick up prior to returning them, to ensure everyone’s safety.
  • Parents, we are requesting your feedback. If you have not done already, please take the following survey before Monday, June 15thDa Vinci Schools: Parent/Guardian Return to Campus Survey



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