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Last Day of School Year info!

Hello Connect High School students and families-

Thank you all for a wonderful year!

Here is one last Summer Program, available to students to apply! Its a fairly quick turnaround, so if you are intereted please apply soon!

LA County high school studentscan apply to participate in a two-week, fully funded, augmented reality (AR) workshop. Otis and Snap are partnering to bring students Snap Lens Lab @ Otis College, an exciting hands-on learning lab, giving students the chance to combine the power of AR with their own creativity to visualize, draw, develop, and share dynamic experiences.

The program is geared toward high school students from underserved communities, and 15 full scholarships are available. Snap Lens Lab @ Otis College runs Monday through Friday from July 18th-29th from 9am-4pm. There is a simple application due on June 13, so I am eager to share about this incredible opportunity. No prior experience or skills are required to participate in this program!

I am attaching a copy of an informational flyer so you may share this great opportunity with your students and networks. Students can submit their application to be considered here, with the application period closing on Monday, June 13th, so don’t delay!

More information about the program can be found at: https://www.otis.edu/snap-lens-lab-otis-college

Learning Log #7 is is due by TONIGHT at 11:59pm! Please make sure you completely fill it out completely and attach approporiate work samples! Thank you for all your hard work on these!

For next year’s academic calendar, CLICK HERE and scroll down to “Da Vinci Connect & Da Vinci Extension (2022-23)”.

Have a wonderful Summer Break!

By |2022-06-07T15:15:59-07:00June 7th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Last Day of School Year info!

Weekly Update

Happy Friday DV Connect students and families,

Below is next week’s schdule, please note Monday is the observance of the Memorial Day Holiday and there is no school on this day:

Also, please note that next week is Exhibition, with 10th, 11th, 12th graders Exhibition on Tuesday 5/31, 6pm-8pm, and 9th graders Exhibition on Friday 6/3, 6pm-8pm. Please note that masks will be required to attend this event. Please see the following letter about Exhibition:

Don’t forget to check the DAILY TRACKER– a one stop shop for all asynchronous and synchrounous work/assignments, due dates, projects, office hours times and links, etc. Its the best way to keep up to date and on track in your classes- for students and parents/guardians. Its also a great tool to build your asynch days. And don’t hesitiate to reach out to your teacher should you have any questions. All the same information that is on the Daily Tracker is also in each teacher’s Google Classrooms. The end of the semester is in 6 days, time to finish strong!

CLICK HERE to take a look at the Summer Opportunitites blog post for some great opportunities to intern, volunteer, job shadow, etc.! This is a great way to stay busy this Summer, maybe earn some extra money, and add to your resume and any potential college application!

Upcoming Dates:

  • 5/31 10th, 11th and 12th Grade Exhibition 6pm-8pm
  • 6/3 9th Grade Exhibition 6pm-8pm
  • 6/7 Last Day of School AND Learning Log #7 DUE BY 11:59pm
  • 6/8 All School BBQ at 12501 S. Isis Ave (Connect K8 Campus) 10am-1pm
By |2022-05-27T15:26:32-07:00May 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Weekly Update

BSU Juneteenth Celebration TODAY!

This is the BSU’s LAST event of the year and we hope you’ll join us! Our Juneteenth Celebration is TODAY, Friday May 27th after school from 3:30-4:45. We’re having music, games and giving you an environment to finally unwind before we end the school year. Come celebrate and support!

By |2022-05-27T10:16:47-07:00May 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BSU Juneteenth Celebration TODAY!

Attention Juniors: UCSB Freshman Info Sessions this Summer!

UC Application and PIQ Summer Workshops for Freshman

Starting in July, UCSB Admissions is excited to help you and your students learn about the UC Santa Barbara admissions selection process through virtual workshops. Register for ‘UCSB Freshman Selection’ and/or a ‘Virtual Campus Admissions Presentation.’

Our ‘UC Application’ and ‘Personal Insight Question (PIQ)’ workshops will take place throughout July and August.

Click on register for a virtual freshman event

 

 

By |2022-05-26T13:40:34-07:00May 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Attention Juniors: UCSB Freshman Info Sessions this Summer!

Join BSU today for a safe space to gather…

DV Connect’s Black Student Union is giving everyone who needs it a space to talk and just listen to others who need to be heard. The events yesterday have been all over the news and on social media and we know it’s taking a toll on students. Join this link at 2:00 if you’re interested. We encourage everyone to come and participate. Vlg2S2FYdEp5M2VyOHZVVHpTa1FtUT09 

By |2022-05-25T10:26:07-07:00May 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Join BSU today for a safe space to gather…

Weekly Update

Hello DV Connect HS students and families,

Learning Log #6 DUE this coming MONDAY MAY 23 before 11:59PM! Please make sure it is filled out for each day, add any work samples, get the appropriate signatures, and submit before then! Please see you advisory teacher with any questions! Thank you for all your hard work on these.

Don’t forget to check the DAILY TRACKER– a one stop shop for all asynchronous and synchrounous work/assignments, due dates, projects, office hours times and links, etc. Its the best way to keep up to date and on track in your classes- for students and parents/guardians. Its also a great tool to build your asynch days. And don’t hesitiate to reach out to your teacher should you have any questions. All the same information that is on the Daily Tracker is also in each teacher’s Google Classrooms. The end of the semester is in 11 days, time to finish strong!

CLICK HERE to take a look at the Summer Opportunitites blog post for some great opportunities to intern, volunteer, job shadow, etc.! This is a great way to stay busy this Summer, maybe earn some extra money, and add to your resume and any potential college application!

There has been a slight change in Part 2 of Dr. Emily Green’s CHYA Teen Talk- it will now take place this coming Monday and Tuesday May 23 and 24 during advisory. This was orginally scheduled for the end of that week. Apologies for the switching of days and thank you for understanding!

Next week is a normal cohort week on Monday/Thursday and Tuesday/Friday:

A HUGE CONGRATS to DV Connect’s 10th grader Milissa Sutton, who has been selected as a finalist for the Los Angeles Youth Poet Laureate title. Milissa will be preforming one poem in the LA YPL Commencement on Saturday, June 11, 2pm at the LA Public Library Taper Auditorium (630 W. 5th Street, LA, CA 90071, parking lot below the library). Go out and support if you can! Go Milissa, we’re rooting for you!

Have a great weekend!

By |2022-05-21T12:26:50-07:00May 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Weekly Update

Learning Log #6 DUE Monday 5/23!

Learning Log #6 DUE this coming MONDAY MAY 23 before 11:59PM! Please make sure you are filling it out each day, add any work samples, get the appropriate signatures, an submit before then! Please see you advisory teacher with any questions! Thank you for all your hard work on these.

By |2022-05-18T10:53:51-07:00May 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Learning Log #6 DUE Monday 5/23!
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