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  • Nov 11, 10:43 pmNeed help with school? NHS is hosting Tutoring Sessions every Wednesday from 10:45-11:45 a.m. You can find the link on the DVC Website
  • Nov 11, 10:37 pmThanksgiving Break is coming up! Friday, November 20th is a PD Day and Thanksgiving Break is from November 23-27
  • Sep 21, 2:23 amTo find out more about colleges, attend college presentations on Zoom. Zoom link for presentations is posted on the Class of 2021 GC page.

This is What Democracy Looks Like

On March 14, 2018, students from all Da Vinci Schools (Science, Communications and Design) participated in a school walkout  to honor the victims and survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
March 23, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018. As high school classes across the nation engaged in business as usual and the clock neared 10:00 a.m. the tension in classrooms grew heavy. Teachers and students looked back...

Black Directors Taking Over Hollywood

(Left to Right) Filmmakers Jordan Peele (Get Out Director), Ava DuVernay (Wrinkle in Time Director), and Ryan Coogler (Black Panther Director)  Photo: Charley Galley. Provided by Getty Images
March 23, 2018

Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther has zoomed past the billion-dollar mark at box offices worldwide the weekend of March 10-11, 2018, earning the No. 1 box-office spot for the fourth week in a row....

Girls Who Code: Closing the STEM Gender Gap One Summer at a Time

Brittney Franco and Wendy Rodriquez working hard in their Computer Science pathway.
March 23, 2018

There is a tremendous gender gap in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields; although women make up a majority of the workforce, they continue to make up a small portion of the tech...

Distractions, Professionalism or Self-Expression?

Diego Morales: 11th Grade (left top corner) Tatiana Uribe: 12th Grade (bottom left corner and top right corner) and Martina Flores: 12th Grade (bottom right). Students here at DVC are able to express themselves through their physical appearance.
March 23, 2018

In St. Louis, Missouri it was reported that, Savannah Keesee, a junior at West County High School in St. Francois County was sent home due to her hair not being a “natural color" which was said to be...

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor
March 2, 2018

I’ve had the ultimate pleasure to attend a school in which I’m able to express my opinions and openly tap into my inquisitive side. Every moment I’ve encountered at Da Vinci will never be forgotten;...

Students Have Vowed: #NeverAgain

Another Tragic School Everytown for Gun Safety has stated that there have been 18 of them, making it sound like mass shootings in schools is an almost every day event.
March 2, 2018

Two months into 2018, and 18 school shootings later. What’s next? You never know who is watching, and what their motives are. School shootings are not something that students plan on experiencing;...

Black Panther: The Album, In All of Its Glory

Black Panther: The Album is a compilation of music from and inspired by the 2018 Marvel film. Music inspired by Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd & SZA
March 2, 2018

“King of my city, king of my country, king of my homeland” Lamar recites in his song Black Panther. He continues into the song repeating the word “king” at least 25 more times, emphasizing the...

Rise of the Black Panther

Black Panther poster new trailer for Marvel’s upcoming “Black Panther” film provides the most extensive look yet at life in the futuristic fictional African country of Wakanda.
February 9, 2018
The lifestyles of Black and African communities have long been degraded with countless negative stereotypes and misrepresentations in films and in the media. This dominant narrative has been discredited time and time again by the Black Panther comics.

Dear White People

Photo provided by  a sad reality. White Privilege going on for many years now. Have things really changed?
February 9, 2018

I'm white and privileged… what does this mean? White privilege is a term coined to explain a system in which white people possess certain societal privileges that provide them benefits that other...

Let’s Address the Queer Elephant in Marvel’s Writers’ Room

The cast of Marvel's
February 9, 2018

For me, absolutely no Marvel product has been as exciting as its 2017 Hulu series: Runaways. Don’t get me wrong, it can be so cringey and reminiscent of high school drama sometimes I catch my eyes reflexively...

Connecting the Past to the Present: Letting the Unsung Heroes Sing

Although this don't not include every Black or African-American influential leader, these people shaped Black culture.
February 8, 2018

I am sure that we are familiar with Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America; Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to the United States Congress; Daniel Hale Williams,...

Scars Do Not Define Them

Photo provided by real assault cases. By realizing the real pain of a sexual assault survivor, may we fully understand, on a deeper level, the effects of sexual violence.
February 8, 2018

*Names in this article have been changed to respect the privacy of sources. The women interviewed will remain anonymous, and names you see with an asterisk have been changed. First thing’s first:...

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