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Measles Update for Families

Dear Parents,

Attached you will find important health-related information regarding an increase in measles cases and outbreaks in Los Angeles County.  Please read the attached information carefully as it pertains to how you can protect your family against this disease.

Measles FAQ


Queridos padres,

Adjunto encontrará importante información relacionada con la salud en relación con un aumento de casos y brotes de sarampión en el condado de Los Ángeles. Por favor, lea cuidadosamente la información adjunta en lo que se refiere a cómo usted puede proteger a su familia contra esta enfermedad.

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Emily Green, RN, PhD

Da Vinci Schools District Nurse

Phone: 1-310-725-5800 ext.3049
Fax: 1-310-356-3224


Week 35 Schedule & Calendar of Due Dates

Here are this week’s schedule and calendar of due dates! 11th graders will take their state tests this week on Wednesday and Thursday – we encourage everyone to eat well and get lots of rest so that they can be at their best for these!
**All classwork must be submitted by 4:00pm on Wednesday, May 29th. No classwork submitted after this time will be considered for grading consideration.
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Week 34: Staff Appreciation Week!

This week is staff appreciation week! If you have time to write a note of thanks to a member of the DVS staff, they would most certainly appreciate it! Here is the schedule and calendar of due dates for next week – on Tuesday morning, the 9th and 10th graders will be attending a career fair during part of 3rd period!

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Last Chance to Apply for Summer Internships!

Reminder–there is less than a week left to apply for summer internships! This is a great opportunity to build up college applications, gain real world experience and Da Vinci summer school credits.

There are awesome internships in fashion, film, non-profit, veterinary, physical therapy, and more. Internships are available to ALL grade levels :)

How to Apply:

– Review all open positions here

– Make your resume and a cover letter (for each position you’re interested in).

-Please review resume/cover letter resources here and/or email Natasha ( if you need help!

– Apply online by April 29, 2019 using this google form. Please note it will ask you to upload your resume and cover letter(s).

– Attend the Internship Interview Fair on May 8, 2019 from 4-5:30 PM at the Da Vinci Schools.

For any other questions or concerns feel free to contact Natasha Morrison, Director of Real World Learning at

Week 31 is Exhibition Week!

Next week is Exhibition Week! DVS Exhibition Night will be on Thursday 4/11 from 6-8pm, with project exhibitions from students in grades 9 & 11. We hope to see all of our parents there!

Seniors will be taking the California Science Test (CAST) on Wednesday and Thursday.

Here are the schedule and calendar of due dates for the week. Have a great weekend!



EPIC Summer Engineering Camp @ Cal Poly SLO

Registration is now open for Cal Poly’s EPIC Summer Camp! This camp is open to students currently in grades 9-11, and many DVS students have attended over the last 5 years (and loved it!!). Check out this video about the program.
For more information and how to apply, please visit .
A limited number of scholarships are available. Please contact Steve Wallis for details.
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