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Did You Get Into the College of Your Dreams?

Did You Get Into the College of Your Dreams?

Makaila Conley, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Senior year is stressful as it is and on top of that, it is filled with college applications, a collection of assignments, and finals that are a huge part of your grade. Tylaina Alford, who was denied from all the UC’s she applied to, was unable to make it into her dream school, UCLA. Alford...

Letter From the Editor

Sarah Ceja, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2017

As we began this first year in journalism, I don’t think anyone knew just quite what we were in for. Da Vinci’s first journalism class got to test drive a system that will continue to change and improve as the years go by.  I’ve seen articles written about racism and heavily debated issues in the media a...

Surfing the Waves of Gentrification

Surfing the Waves of Gentrification

Debby Erazo, Student Choice Editor

March 31, 2017

California, which is notoriously known for its high tides, is facing a new kind of wave. It’s a wave so strong some believe it to be catastrophic.   Los Angeles, which lies at the epicenter of the madness, is rapidly going under, and no one dares claim responsibility.   Hord...

Connecting the Past to the Present

Connecting the Past to the Present

Jazmyn Davis, Kamrie Anderson and Brianna Willis, Student Choice Editor, Humans of DVC Editor and DVC News Editor

February 16, 2017

“If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.” - Carter G. Woodson

Da Vinci Helping Hands

Da Vinci Helping Hands

Brianna Willis, Chase Butler, DVC News Editors

January 27, 2017

When Alison Howard, a junior at Da Vinci Communications, sees a need in the world she is always willing to help and she does her best to support others in any way she can. She is a teen who has always helped her community and communities across the world.   Howard started a new seminar/club at Da Vinc...

“I’m not going to college.”

“I’m not going to college.”

Julianna Rizo, Copy Editor

January 27, 2017

As a teenager in our current day and age, schools cannot begin to stress the importance of college enough. You are introduced to the concept of career plans, adulthood, and independent responsibilities. For some students, these ideas are mere concepts until reality sets in and it’s too late. &n...

Exhibition

Editorial Team

December 9, 2016

Schools across America are continuously working towards one common goal: to prepare each student for the real world by providing them with 21st-century skills. Da Vinci Schools, a pioneering group of high schools in the fields of innovation, is reshaping what it means to showcase individualized creative work.

A Letter from the Editor

Sarah Ceja, Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2016

“I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.” - Christopher Hitchens

The Life of a Counselor

Sophia Solorzano, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

The duties of counselors differ based on the grade level their students are in. Counselors tend to focus on student violence, inclusion, anti-bullying and helping children manage their emotions in and outside of the classroom. Here at Da Vinci Communications High School, the counselors Brittany Goodac...

Stop and Frisk or Racial Profiling?

Stop and Frisk or Racial Profiling?

Tyler Phillips, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Stop! Get on the ground! Hands behind your back! How many times do the police stop African American males because they assume these men are a threat? Police officers, suspicious of individuals, may question or search them without warrant on the basis of probable cause. New York City had a high perce...

Senioritis: You can fight this!

Josh Villa, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Sen·ior·i·tis - A crippling disease that strikes high school seniors. It’s more real than what they serve for school lunch.

It’s More Than Just Black and White

Janae Polk, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Teacher Diversity is one of the most controversial issues within schools across the nation. At Da Vinci, the diversity of the student population is extremely high, but much debate has risen due to the lack of diversity amongst the staff. Students hold no judgment against the lack of diversity, but do share their concerned thoughts.

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