Today in their Google Classroom pages, students in grades 9, 10 and 11 received a link they can use to request which courses they wish to take next year!
I encourage you to review this summary document with your student and discuss their career pathways interests and course requests with them before they submit the form. Thank you!
Starting 5/13/21, Los Angeles County vaccination providers begin offering the Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds at vaccination sites that offer the Pfizer vaccine. All eight county run sites will be open and able to vaccinate children 12-17; teens should be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult, and present a photo ID and verification of age. For a full list of sites across the county offering Pfizer vaccines, please visit http://bit.ly/PfizerSites . To schedule an appointment, visit www.VaccinateLACounty.com. Walk-ins are welcome at all 8 county-run sites. Parents or teens with questions about the vaccine should contact their healthcare provider or visit the Public Health website for more information on vaccine safety and efficacy.
Hello Juniors! Are you a future POSSE Scholar?Please join us on Thursday, May 20th from 2pm-3pm to learn more about the Posse Foundation Scholarships. Each year, DVS nominates Juniors who demonstrate leadership and academic strength to participate in the running to receive a full-tuition scholarship at a Posse Foundation partner university. Come learn about the nomination process, the scholarship and the Posse affiliated universities. The Zoom Link will be sent to your DVS email after you registration. There are 30 spots available for this presentation. We will create a waitlist once we reach capacity. Please register here.
Good afternoon DVS families, we are excited to announce that we will be holding a Senior Grad Night for DVS! Sponsored by the Da Vinci Schools Fund, our Grad Night will be held on Saturday, May 22 from 7:00-11:00 P.M at the Da Vinci Campus. Covid testing and ticket sales will be on Thursday 5/20 from 11:45am-1:45pm on campus. More info to come!
Also, all Da Vinci Seniors will be able to pick up yard signs next week! We are so proud of our class of 2021!!
Join us for a SpaceX Lunch & Learn
Monday, May 17th at 1:30pm
Roles at SpaceX – hear from various SpaceX employees about their job
WHEN: Monday, May 17th 1:30pm-2:30pm
- Will be held via Zoom
- Open to all grade levels
- Interested? RSVP for the event here by 8am on Friday, May 14th https://forms.gle/kMoULrSchajtVNCd8 and you’ll be sent the Zoom link via the email you share on the form.
Questions or Concerns?
Contact Natasha Morrison, Director of Real World Learning, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Who: Rising Juniors and Seniors from DVC, DVD, and DVS
What: College course at Da Vinci, through El Camino College. Course meets transfer requirements for all Cal State and U.C. campuses, as well as most private colleges and universities.
Child Development (CDEV 103) – Child Growth and Development (Synchronous)
This course is an introduction to child development from conception through adolescence with an emphasis on the interaction between the maturational processes and environmental factors relating to physical, cognitive, and psychosocial growth. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe and interview children, evaluate individual differences and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also, the effect of cultural influences on development will be studied.
3 units; 3 hours lecture
Transfer CSU, UC
Tuesday & Thursday from 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Start Date: Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Why: Get a start on your college credits! It looks great on your college applications.
Cost: Free! The state of California and Da Vinci Schools pick up the costs, including textbook fees. Donations to help cover the cost of the textbooks from families that can are appreciated.
Where: Classes will be held virtually on the El Camino College student portal due to COVID-19.
If you are interested, make sure you apply to El Camino College Fall 2021 term and email the attached completed dual enrollment form with your student ID number and/or the application confirmation number to your school counselor by Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by 3:00pm. Classes start on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. To be eligible to take a dual enrollment class, the student will need to pass all their academic classes, have no credit recovery for a-g classes, and be a rising senior or junior student. Space is limited and we are accepting forms on a first come first serve basis!
For more information click on the following links:
Ms. Valle, email@example.com (A-F), Ms. Ruiz, firstname.lastname@example.org (G-M) & Ms. Rodriguez, email@example.com (N-Z)
Dual Enrollment in High School Partnership Classes
Applying to El Camino College
All students must have applied for admission to El Camino College.
- Submit an application for admission for Fall 2021: www.elcamino.edu/apply
- Students can follow along screen-by-screen with this link: Help to Complete the Application for Admission
- After submitting, you will receive your Welcome Email (with 7-digit El CaminoCollege ID #) in 1-3 business days at the personal email address given on your application.
- If you do not receive your Welcome Email after 3 business days, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Your El Camino student account is still in good standing if you submitted an application for admission for Spring 2021 or Winter 2021 – or earlier, if you registered for either a Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 class.
- Your El Camino College ID # is the same as previous terms and is 7-digits (no letters)
- If you do not know your El Camino College ID #, please email us at email@example.com
Dual Enrollment Application
All students must submit a separate, completed Dual Enrollment Application for each term they wish to be manually registered for class(es). Students, parents, and authorized high school signers can use Fill & Sign Tools in Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill out the form and draw their signatures:
- Download the Dual Enrollment Application PDF
- Help to Complete the Dual Enrollment Application using Fill & Sign tools in Acrobat Reader or by printing and scanning
NOTE: Our Admissions Office cannot accept forms with typed signatures. All signatures need to be drawn using the above methods, either by pen, mouse, or touchscreen. This is the most common reason why a form cannot be processed and students will not be registered.
MyECC is El Camino College’s secure online portal where students view their registered classes, grades, unofficial transcripts, etc. Your MyECC username and password are included in your Welcome Email. You will be prompted to create a new password when you log into MyECC for the first time.
NOTE: El Camino College recently updated the Password Requirements for MyECC. Passwords must include at least 10 characters, 1 Capital letter, 1 number (number cannot be at end or beginning of password), and no repeated/consecutive characters. View Complete Password Complexity Requirements
- Log into MyECC – this link can also be found at the top of every www.elcamino.edu webpage
- If you are unable to into MyECC, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Students will have access to Canvas, our online course management system, only after they are manually registered in an online class. You will need to use your MyECC login information to access Canvas.
- El Camino College Canvas Resource Webpage – learn more about Canvas and find the Canvas Login Page
Dropping a Class
Registered students who wish to drop the class must perform this action themselves in MyECC by the drop deadlines.
- How to Drop a Class PDF
- El Camino College Academic Calendar shows Last Day to Drop without Notation and Last Day to Drop with a “W”
Help is Available!
Dual Enrollment offers Drop-In Help via Zoom every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. to assist students one-on-one with questions they may have about their application for admission or Dual Enrollment Application.
Please join us using the links on this webpage – no sign up necessary!
Happy Week 34! Please take a look at the great resources we put together to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Student Mental Health Week. Also, the counseling team has changed their office hours time from 1:30 to 2:00 pm instead of 2:45 to 3:15 pm (Monday and Thursday). Have a wonderful week!
We are excited to announce that Donald “D.R.” Moreland has been named Athletics Director of the Wiseburn Da Vinci Athletics Program. D.R. assumed his duties last week.
D.R. has more than 20 years of experience as an administrator, athletics director, and passionate educator specializing in youth development, managing relationships across diverse populations highlighting community involvement, and a commitment to academic and athletic achievement. READ MORE >>>
It’s been a terrific first week of our new hybrid instruction schedule – our students and teachers have all done a terrific job with all of the change! We are grateful for all of the kind notes, gifts, and delicious food that our DVS families provided for our staff for Teacher Appreciation Week! On behalf of all of us, thank you!!! Next week we continue with our hybrid instruction schedule as shown here.
Our weekly “Parent Office Hours with Steve & Grace” will be cancelled next week due to the special board meeting that will take place on Wednesday at 5pm, and our School Site Council meeting has also been moved from 5/12 to 5/19.
I hope you enjoy a safe and restful weekend!