RSVP for Schedule Pickup & Student Photo Day on Wednesday 8/12

As a reminder, Wednesday, August 12th is the DVS Schedule & Chromebook Pickup and Student Photo Day! Students are encouraged to come pick up their materials and take their photo at the following times, and we are asking that everyone RSVP in advance using Da Vinci’s new Facilitron RSVP system:

9th grade: 8:30 am – 10 am (Please RSVP here)

10th grade: 10 am – 11 am (Please RSVP here)

11th grade: 11 am – 12 pm (Please RSVP here)

12th grade: 1pm – 2pm (Please RSVP here)

It will help us serve you if you can come during your assigned times, but if you are not able to come during these times you may come anytime between 8:30am to 2:00pm.

Parents/guardians are welcome, but not required, to come for pickup. In addition to class schedules, students will receive information regarding Powerschool logins, Da Vinci email and Google accounts, and Mealtime lunch accounts.

Thank you!

Sincerely, Steve & Grace



Beginning of School Year Informational Webinar Recording

Thank you to all of you who attended this evening’s webinar about the start of the school year! For those of you who missed it (or loved it so much you want to watch it again!), you can see it here. You can also view the slide deck of the presentation here.

As a reminder, Wednesday, August 12th is the DVS Schedule & Chromebook Pickup and Student Photo Day! Students are encouraged to come pick up their materials and take their photo at the following times:

9th grade: 8:30 am – 10 am

10th grade: 10 am – 11 am

11th grade: 11 am – 12 pm

12th grade: 1pm – 2pm

It will help us serve you if you can come during your assigned times, but if you are not able to come during these times you may come anytime between 8:30am to 2:00pm.

Parents/guardians are welcome, but not required, to come for pickup. In addition to class schedules, students will receive information regarding Powerschool logins, Da Vinci email and Google accounts, and Mealtime lunch accounts.

Thank you!

Sincerely, Steve & Grace

Reminder: Beginning of Year Information Webinar today @ 5pm

This is a reminder that today at 5pm we will be holding a webinar-style information meeting for all DVS families regarding plans for the beginning of the school year. You can access this webinar using this link: https://zoom.us/j/91505991921.

This webinar will be recorded and made available for you to view another time if you wish.

We hope to have you all join us this evening!

Sincerely, Steve & Grace

Information for the beginning of the school year

Dear DVS Families, We are looking forward to the start of the 2020-2021 school year, and we hope this message finds you and your loved ones well. In compliance with the state and LA County Department of Public Health, DVS will begin the year in a distance learning model where students are not expected to attend any on-campus classes. Throughout the summer, our staff has been working to refine our remote learning program so that it meets the needs of all learners and focuses on the social, emotional, and academic growth of students.

For incoming 9th grade students, we are requesting that you take this survey to help us prepare your schedule:https://forms.gle/j6YfaipEqio863FW9

Here are some important upcoming dates to mark on your calendar:

Wednesday, August 5th @ 5pm: Webinar-style information meeting for all DVS families (Link: https://zoom.us/j/91505991921 ). This webinar will be recorded and made available for you to view another time if you wish.

Wednesday, August 12th: Chromebook + PowerSchool Login Pickup Day for DVS Families by Grade-Level (@ 201 N. Douglas St. Parking Lot)

  • 9th grade: 8:30 am – 10 am
  • 10th grade: 10 am – 11 am
  • 11th grade: 11 am – 12 pm
  • 12th grade: 1pm – 2pm

Wednesday, August 12th @ 2:30pm: 9th Grade Orientation Meeting (Link: https://zoom.us/j/97235222298 ). This webinar will be recorded and made available for you to view another time if you wish.

Monday, August 17th: First Day of School (Link: https://zoom.us/j/96663086857)

We look forward to meeting virtually with all of our DVS families and welcoming our new students to the DVS family! We wish you and your family a safe, healthy, and restful last few weeks of summer.

Sincerely,

Steve Wallis & Grace Long

Principal & Assistant Principal

DVS Summer Office Hours with Steve & Grace tomorrow

Hello DVS Families! Tomorrow, Wednesday at 12:00, we will hold our last “Summer Office Hours with Steve & Grace” for the summer. We will continue to have Parent Office Hours throughout the school year, at a different day and time to be determined. Tomorrow, we will be reviewing what our daily schedule may look like so families can have a better understanding of what to expect as we begin the year remotely. This information will also be provided through a parent information session webinar on August 5th at 5:00pm. Zoom link to both sessions here.
Thank you!

Steve and Grace

DVS Summer Office Hours with Steve & Grace tomorrow

Hello DVS Families! Tomorrow we continue our “Summer Office Hours with Steve & Grace” that we are holding every Wednesday over summer from 12:00-1:00. In tomorrow’s meeting, we will be asking for your ideas and feedback about what school might look like when we return on August 17th.

The Zoom link to these meetings can be found here and also in the “resources” section of this blog. No password is required to join.

We would love to see you tomorrow at noon!

Sincerely, Steve & Grace

Graduate Cap & Gown Photo Opportunity and Diploma Pick-up

Graduates, we hope you enjoyed the Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony, and we hope to see you this afternoon from 2-4pm for the Cap & Gown Photo Opportunity! Details for that event can be found at this link.

Graduates may pick up their diplomas and drop off gowns tomorrow (Friday, June 12th ) between the hours of 12 pm – 3 pm. Please place gowns in the clear plastic bag provided during the cap and gown pick up prior to returning them, to ensure everyone’s safety.

That’s a Wrap!

We had a terrific last day of the “Season 11” school year with our students today! We are proud of our entire school family for persevering through this year, and hope that all of you get a well-deserved break this summer! Here is a brief video message from Steve and Grace saying “thank you”.

Report cards will be mailed out next week, and Grace and I will be offering our “office hours” for students and parents on Wednesdays from 12-1pm beginning June 24th. The Zoom link to these meetings can be found in the “resources” section of this blog.

We hope you have a safe, healthy and restful summer!

Sincerely, Steve & Grace

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