Santa Monica College is having a Fashion Alum Speaker Event for the local high schools tomorrow, October 20th from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. One of our counselors, Amanda Garcia, will be in attendance to answer any academic questions your prospective students may have. Here is their Promotional Flyer.
Join them on zoom! https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/95878344696
College & Career Counselor
Hello Seniors and Families,
Wednesday, October 27th, 5pm – 6pm the Da Vinci Counselors from Communications, Design, and Science and Connect will be hosting a FAFSA Workshop Night. All College applicants must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to qualify for financial aid (ex. grants, loans, scholarships). The FAFSA opened on October 1st and is due March 2nd for CSUs, UCs, and Community Colleges in California. FAFSA deadlines for private and out-of-state universities vary. So please check those school’s financial aid websites and apply early!
This ZOOM webinar event will allow counselors to present the application step by step on how to fill out the FAFSA application. There will be a Q&A in the chat feature on ZOOM. Please click on the link below to join the webinar:
Or One tap mobile :
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Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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Webinar ID: 942 6506 7126
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aN2b87ofQ
To fully sign and submit the FAFSA during the webinar, student and parent(s) must apply for their FSA ID and have it verified. CLICK ON THIS LINK for a helpful video that will walk you through the steps to apply for your FSA ID.
We will be recording this webinar. Hope to see you there!
The DV Counseling Team
Happy Monday DVC!
Here are two updates about College representative visits and Early Action/Early Decision deadlines for this week:
1.List of colleges/universities that will be visiting us during lunch this week:
Monday, October 18th @ 12:20 pm: Syracuse University
Tuesday, October 19th @ 12:20 pm: Los Angeles Trade Technical College *virtual*
Thursday, October 21st @ 12:15 pm: Academy of Art University
Friday, October 22nd@ 12:15 pm: University of California Irvine*virtual*
All college rep visits will take place in Mr. Jackson’s room (3203). As a reminder, food is not allowed during the college rep visits, however, if you would like to grab lunch before, please come to my office 15 minutes before lunch to have you dismissed to grab food before the presentation.*for virtual visits, I will be logging into the zoom presentation with my own laptop, students do not need to sign in.
Students of all grade levels (9-12) can attend the college rep visits.
2. I will be pulling out students in groups to do a final check on Early Action/Early Decision applications this Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd during Jackson’s class.
If you have any more questions, please feel free to email me or stop by my office,
College & Career Counselor
Happy Sunday, DVC Families,
Thank you for participating in our Student-Led Conferences last week! We are grateful to be able to partner with you in support of your student’s academic success and overall well-being. We strive to meet with 100% of our families. If you were unable to attend a conference last week, please reach out to your student’s advisor or sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E084CA4A72EA13-fall
We ask families and students to complete a survey about how things are going at DVC. If you have yet to complete this survey, please use the links below to share your experience and thoughts with us. We continually look for ways to improve and value your assessment of how things are going so far this year.
- Parent/Guardian Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RBRSKZG
- Student Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RPJ8XFN
School Site Council: We have a School Site Council Meeting on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 over Zoom at this link: https://zoom.us/j/99340004786. All council members are expected to attend and all DVC community members are invited to join. We have a few minutes at the start of each meeting reserved for public comment. This meeting’s agenda is as follows:
- Public Comment
- Presentation on English Learners
- LCAP Measurable Outcomes: Focus on Survey Results
- ESSR III Feedback
- School Safety Plan Introduction
Senior Cap & Gown Photos: Our seniors have their second and final opportunity to take their cap and gown photos on Saturday, October 23rd. Here is the schedule for senior cap and gown photos: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084ca4a72ea13-class1 Seniors who have already had their cap and gown photos taken should use their student ID number as the password to access the photos. For questions, please contact Stacee Lianna at email@example.com.
Please see this week’s schedule at this post and also at tinyurl.com/dvcwebsite.
Wishing you a healthy week ahead,