Archive for February 4, 2021

Week 22 Schedule and Announcements

Greetings DVD Community!

Tomorrow (2/5) is our PD Day and our Senior Portrait Makeup Day. Seniors who are signed up for makeup Cap & Gown photo appointments on Friday should bring their own cap and gown, arrive 15 minutes before their time slot, and be wearing a mask when they arrive.

On Monday, 2/8, we will be holding a 9th grade supply pick-up today from 9 am – 12 pm at our campus, 201 N. Douglas Street in El Segundo. Students will be able to pick supplies for Physics class.

For those of you who missed our monthly Coffee with Veronica and Russell this past Wednesday, you can view the slides here. Included is an overview of the responses we received from the Parent and Student Surveys and updates regarding our commitment to continuously provide our staff and students with culturally relevant, responsive, and anti-racist professional development and instruction.

Here is the schedule and a few reminders about upcoming events.

Week 22 2021

  • 2/5: Professional Development day – NO SCHOOL; Senior Portrait make-up day
  • 2/8: 9th grade supply pick-up day
  • 2/13: Senior Portrait make-up day
  • 2/15: Presidents’ Day – NO SCHOOL
  • 2/22: Black History Month Community Dialogue

Enjoy your weekend!

Veronica Rodriguez

Athletics Update & Info Meeting – February 25th at 5:30PM – Join Us!

athletics blog photo We are excited to share that the Wiseburn Da Vinci Wolves have received approval by the CIF Southern Section Executive Committee to move from Small Schools Area 9 to Coast Area 2, paving the way for re-leaguing which will begin in the next few months!! A new league will benefit our student-athletes by providing a more competitive experience, more consistent game schedules, additional team levels, shorter travel times, and more. Join us for a virtual Athletics Update & Information Meeting on Thursday, February 25 at 5:30PM. Zoom info is below. We will share info including: + Area Placement Change, Impact of Re-leaguing + What Spring 2021 (Season 2) will look like + Current CIF and L.A. County Department of Public Health Guidelines for Practices, Conditioning and Competition + Q&A Athletics Update & Info Meeting February 25, 2021 | 5:30PM Zoom Link: All students, families and community members are welcome. We look forward to seeing you! This update will be recorded for future access. 

National School Counseling Week

Hello Designers,

This week is National School Counseling Week.  To celebrate, your DVD counselors have recorded PSAs (Public Service Announcements) for students.  The PSAs will be played in designated classes throughout the week.  The focus for the week is on PERSERVERANCE.  Parents, if you would like to view the recordings or if your student misses out on seeing the recordings, the links will be added daily for each PSA below:


PSA – Monday, February 1st – click here

PSA – Tuesday, February 2nd – click here

PSA – Wednesday, February 3rd – click here

PSA – Thursday, February 4th – click here

Friday, February 5th – no school

From Miss Pam, Nicole and Mr. G — Happy National School Counseling Week!



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NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Sign Up Now for NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Thinking about college? Here’s your chance to hear firsthand from those-in-the-know at hundreds of colleges and universities nearby, across the country, and around the world.

How? Attend a NACAC Virtual College Fair!

More than 500 colleges and universities will be online to talk with high school juniors and seniors on each of these days:

Sunday, Jan. 31: 1-7 p.m. ET
Sunday, Feb. 28: 1-7 p.m. ET
Sunday, Mar. 7: 1-5 p.m. ET – STEM
Tuesday, Mar. 16: 4-8 p.m. ET – Performing & Visual Arts
Sunday, Mar. 21: 1-7 p.m. ET
Saturday, Apr. 10: 3-7 p.m. ET – Western US
Tuesday, Apr. 20: 3-7 p.m. ET – Southeastern US
Sunday, May 2: 1-7 p.m. ET
Each virtual fair is a free, one-day event. Attend as many as you’d like. Families invited, too.

Sign up now at Select which colleges you’re interested in and set a reminder to attend their live Zoom sessions.

Sessions cover topics such as how to apply, financial aid, student life, and more. You can watch, learn, and get your questions answered about academics, athletics, diversity, study abroad, and other topics. You can also text chat or meet one-on-one with a college’s admission counselor by selecting a virtual meeting date and time.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, connect, ask questions, and discover your best college fit!

NACAC Virtual College Fairs are offered by the association that has represented counselors and admission officers worldwide since 1937. NACAC and its members are dedicated to ethical and inclusive service to students as they make choices about their higher education future.


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