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Anticipated Testing Dates for SAT and ACT

Hello Juniors,

Even though many institutions have chosen to remain Test Optional for the Class of 2022, we want to make sure that you have all information available in order to make an decision that best fits your needs.

The decision to test or not test is yours.  If you have questions or are eligible to receive a fee waiver for the test, please reach out to your counselor.

Anticipated SAT Test Dates – please always confirm changes via the College Board

Test DateRegistration
August 28, 2021 July 30, 2021 August 17, 2021 September 20,
October 2, 2021September 3,
September 21,
October 15,
November 6,
October 6,
October 26, 2021November 19,
December 4,
November 4,
November 23,
December 17,
March 12, 2022February 11,
March 1, 2022March 25, 2021
May 7, 2022April 7, 2022April 26, 2022May 20, 2022
June 4, 2022May 5, 2022May 25, 2022July 13, 2022

ACT anticipated dates for 2021-2022 – please always confirm changes by via the ACT site

Test DateRegistration
Score Release
June 12,
May 7, 2021May 21, 2021June 22-
August 6, 2021
July 17,
June 18, 2021June 25, 2021July 27-
Sept 10, 2021
September 11,
August 6, 2021 August 20,201 Sept 27-
Nov 5, 2021
Oct. 23,
Sept. 17, 2021October 1, 2021November 9-
Dec 30, 2021
Dec. 11, 2021 November 5,
Nov 19,2021 Dec 21, 2021-
Feb 4, 2022
Feb. 12,
January 7,
Jan 21, 2022February 25-
April 7, 2022
April 2,
February 25,
March 11, 2022April 12-
June 23, 2022
June 11,
May 6, 2022May 20, 2022June 21-
August 5, 2022
July 16,
June 17, 2022June 24, 2022July 26-
Sept 9, 2022

-DVS Counseling Team

Seniors: How to Request your Final Transcript

Hello Seniors,

You can now start requesting your final transcript to be sent to the college/university you will attend in the Fall. This request can be done via Parchment. After you make your request, your official (and final) high school transcript will be processed after your final spring semester grades have been added into PowerSchool. This will happen the week of June 14th. You will receive an email confirmation once your request has been processed.

If you have any questions, please contact your counselor.

Thank you,

DVS Counseling Team

POSSE Foundation Scholarship

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.

California Higher Education Leaders Present: Black Student Success Week, April 26-30, 2021

Good moring! We would like to share an opportunity for senior students to participate in Black Student Success Week, were presenters will share insights and innovative approaches for improving success among Black and African American students at California Community Colleges. During the week of April 26-30th from 12pm-1pm, The Black Hour will address the following topics:

Monday, April 26 – Follow the Money: Unapologetically Supporting Black Students
Tuesday, April 27 – The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Journey for African American Students
Wednesday, April 28 – Black Leadership in Higher Education
Thursday, April 29 – Legislative Briefing and Advocacy Day
Friday, April 30 – Faculty Diversity

For registration:

For more information and updates Black Student Success Week, you can follow @cablackstudents on Twitter and Instagram

Career Fair Volunteers Needed

Calling all Da Vinci Parents and Friends!

The Da Vinci Schools is hosting a Virtual Career Fair on Monday, May 10, 2021 from 12:30pm – 3:00pm. Below is our flyer with more information on the Career Fair. To be a Career Fair presenter, please sign up here.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact your respective DVS counselor:

Corinne Valle (Last names A-F): 

Carolyn Ruiz (Last names G-M):

Francisca Rodriguez (Last names N-Z):


Thank You, 

Da Vinci Schools Counselors 

Career Fair Flyer

SAT and ACT Practice Exams

We have an exciting opportunity for Da Vinci Science students! The Princeton Review is offering free online practice tests for both the SAT and for the ACT.  This opportunity is available for all grade levels.

The free ACT practice tests will be administered on:

  • Thursday, April 1st fom 3pm-7pm
  • Thursday, April 22nd from 3pm-7pm
  • Thursday, May 20th from 3pm-7pm

Please click here for more information and registration the ACT

You may also take a free SAT practice test on:

  • Tuesday, March 30th from 3:30pm-7:30pm
  • Tuesday, April 20th from 3:30pm-7:30pm
  • Tuesday, May 18th from 3:30pm-7:30pm

Please click here for more information and registration for the SAT

Practice exams will be scored by the Princeton Review. They will not be official scores and will not impact college applications. These exams are purely for experience and exposure. All students are invited to participate. Please contact your respective counselor if you have questions .


The DVS Counseling Team

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