Archive for June 27, 2023

Environmental Justice Community Forum- June 29th!

Join us for a night of discussion and education on environmental justice in L.A.’s Black communities. The Environmental Justice Community Forum is open to all members of the community who are passionate about creating a more sustainable and equitable future. We will have guest speakers, interactive activities and opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals. Don’t miss out on this chance to learn and make a difference!

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2023

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

Location: 201 North Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245 (Da Vinci Schools Black Box Theatre)

We look forward to seeing you there!

GPS for Success at ABC7 Studios – June 24th! RSVP ASAP, space is limited!

Kollab Youth is excited to partner with ABC7 and author, speaker, CEO, and retired MMA fighter Daniel Puder for GPS for Success on Saturday, June 24th 9am-4pm.

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: ABC 7 Studio B
500 Circle 7 Dr, Glendale, CA 91201

GPS for Success is a day-long workshop for local Los Angeles teens ages 14–19. Youth come together to identify their strengths, plan for their futures, and create positive mindsets.

The event is FREE and breakfast/lunch will be provided. RSVP here today!

Announcements From Real World Learning Director (6.20.2023)

Hello Da Vinci students and families,

We hope you’re enjoying the start the summer! We will continue advertising opportunities for our youth. Please see the exciting events, classes, and internships below:

The Automobile Driving Museum is offering shop classes for high school youth. Please note that there is a participant fee for each class. For more information, click here.

It’s not too late to apply for a summer internship! We have some exciting experiences offered by the Hawthorne Police Department, the Pass It Forward Foundation, and the Rooted Friends Project. To view all opportunities, please click here.

If you have any questions please contact Ms. Crissel Rodriguez, Director of Real World Learning, at

Los Angeles Environmental Learning Center Event at Hyperion

Kollab Youth Los Angeles Environmental Learning Center Event

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Located at Hyperion
12000 Vista Del Mar, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Teens (ages 14 to 19 years old) are invited to learn about a new career path that helps Mother Earth! It will be a day filled with Eco Career exploration, Environmental education, and community service (beach clean-up).

Gain insight from guest speakers, learn about career opportunities, and experience environmental education. Guests can expect a facility tour and beach clean-up community service project.

Click here to RSVP!


If you have any questions please contact Ms. Crissel Rodriguez, Director of Real World Learning, at

Get a FREE Membership at the Y this Summer!

Get a FREE Membership at the Y this Summer! (Click the image for more information)

June 15 – August 15 | Ages 12-18* years old

The LA Y “Get Summer” teen initiative is designed to keep teens active, engaged, and safe while school’s out for summer. Ys across Los Angeles County are offering free memberships to all teens, ages 12-18 years old. Individual branches will provide youth with academic support, college and employment readiness, volunteer opportunities, social gatherings, and exclusive programming with local partners.

*Anyone 18 years of age must be a graduating high school student to qualify for a free membership through the Get Summer program. Programs and activities vary by branch. For branch offerings, please contact your local teen director.

If you have any questions please contact Ms. Crissel Rodriguez, Director of Real World Learning, at

Happy Summer, Da Vinci Science!

Happy Summer, DVS! 

From all of us at Da Vinci Science, we wish all of you a wonderful and safe summer break! Thank you for a wonderful school year, we are so proud of all of our students. 

It was a joy and honor to celebrate the Class of 2023 at yesterday’s Graduation. Congratulations to our DVS Class of 2023 Graduates! We wish you all the best in your next adventure in life. You are always welcome to come back “HOME” and visit! Graduation photos from yesterday have been uploaded for families here – you may access and download them for FREE thanks to our incredible photographer Stacee:

Report Cards: will be sent out through mail early next week. If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to the front office manager, Liz Valle:

Summer School: (for credit recovery): Session 1: June 13-June 30, Session 2: July 11-July 27. Please contact Summer School Coordinator Jessi:

Monday, August 14th is the first day of school for students in the 2023-24 school year. We will see you in August!

Class of 2023 Graduation Ceremony

We are excited to celebrate the Class of 2023! DVS Class of 2023 Graduation will be held on Thursday, June 8th, at 5:00. Please see this document for DVS Graduation Ceremony Information, which was emailed to all senior families last week.

This is a ticketed event; only registered guests are permitted to attend. However, everyone can watch the graduation ceremony live at the following link:

We hope you enjoy the celebration of the amazing accomplishments of the DVS Class of 2023!

Seniors: Final Transcript Request

Announcements From Real World Learning Director (6.6.2023)

Da Vinci Summer Career Training Programs still accepting applicants:

L.A. Urban League’s Biz Camp Summer Program
Learn how to turn ideas into successful businesses through planning, analysis, and real-world application. All entrepreneurs are encouraged to sign up. Stipends are available for participating students. To register, click here and apply for ‘Biz Camp Summer Program Session 2: Monday, July 10 – Thursday, July 27.

Da Vinci Connect Summer Gaming Opportunity
During this program, students will have the opportunity to engage in gameplay, project design, and collaboration. Students will have the opportunity to interact with AI-based mini-games, allowing them to explore their visions of the future through their creative work. They will have four hours a day over the course of 2 weeks (July 18-July 27), to build transformative experiences using emerging technology. To learn more, click here.

If you have any questions please contact Ms. Crissel Rodriguez, Director of Real World Learning, at

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