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Clubs of Equality

Clubs of Equality

Christian Espinosa, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

Schools all around Los Angeles have created clubs with subjects ranging from math to dance, travel to art, and even poetry or free expression. At Da Vinci Communications, students have come forward to create La Fuerza, also known as the Latinx Student Union (LSU), and the Black Student Union (BSU). ...

Parenthood at DVC

Parenthood at DVC

Erica Bentley, News Editor

October 13, 2017

It was a beautiful day of sunshine and hiking when Adam Eynon, the assistant principal of Da Vinci Communications High School (DVC), made it known to an overnighter leader that he was expecting a mountain goat of his very own, a daughter. As it turns out, there are many children of the staff that are e...

Am I Really Going to Need This?

Am I Really Going to Need This?

Jazmyn Davis, News Editor

October 13, 2017

Here at Da Vinci Communications, our established motto is that “we do things differently here.” While this motto has been a constant reminder of defining our school, it also means that the students of DVC haven’t had it easy since the beginning of their academic careers. But is that a bad ...

The Power of Protest

The Power of Protest

Kayla Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

Colin Kaepernick, a former quarterback for the 49ers, took a knee every time the national anthem was belted out at their games. After the media began to bring this protest of racial injustice to light, other NFL players began to follow his lead. Many people around the United States misinterpreted his action a...

Da Vinci Extension: Not Just a Last Resort

Da Vinci Extension: Not Just a Last Resort

Ashley Banks, Web Designer

October 13, 2017

In 2015 Da Vinci introduced a program called Da Vinci Extension (DVX), a two year alternative to community college, with the intentions of continuing Da Vinci culture. DVX was designed to support students through college and give them the skills that are needed to be successful in the world while al...

Little (Big) Adjustments

Little (Big) Adjustments

Vanessa Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

On the first day of school, things kicked off with a great start with new freshmen and teachers. In the first day of school routine, students settled in their advisories first period, reflecting on their summer break memories. As they moved along to their core classes, it was clear that some teachers...

Waiting For Wiseburn High

Waiting For Wiseburn High

Casey Henderson, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Da Vinci Charter students were looking forward to starting their new school year at Wiseburn High School, the $140 million project that hopes to redefine 21st-Century Learning with the first state-of-the-art high school in the South Bay. Unfortunately, this was not the case. The construction, whi...

9/11 16th Anniversary

9/11 16th Anniversary

Jonathan Martinez, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

On September 11, 2017, Mayor Alex Vargas hosted an event that took place at City Hall in Hawthorne, CA to remember the people that passed away in the Twin Towers attack on September 11, 2001, in New York City. The morning of the 9/11 ceremony, there were various speakers who attended to ask the com...

New Year, New Changes

New Year, New Changes

Lesley Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

A new school year means transitioning into new things. This upcoming year brings unfamiliar additions to the school including a new freshman class and teachers. One transition Da Vinci Communications High School (DVC) didn't make was moving into the new building. This move was delayed during summer ...

Basketball Is Back

Basketball Is Back

James Skinner, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Basketball is back with a swish. Tryouts have begun at Dana Middle School and the season is well on its way. The coaches had a lot to say about their expectations for this season. “This season I feel like if everyone listens and follows directions we should do pretty well,” Coach Ilya Reese s...

What Are Internships For?

What Are Internships For?

Erica Bently, News Editor

September 22, 2017

Many components go into making the Da Vinci Schools the best environments for preparing students for the real world, one of which is internships.   Internships are available to all students across all three schools with the help of Natasha Morse, Da Vinci Schools’ Director of Real World ...

Our Founding Father

Our Founding Father

Editorial Staff

May 18, 2017

A great teacher inspires and exhibits the resilient characteristics of someone driven by passion and curiosity. It is through the cultivation of patience, passion, and curiosity that Nathan Barrymore, who graduated from Claremont McKenna in 2009, challenged what it meant to be an educator. Often...

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