News Stories

Mock Trial Yolo County Champions!
Congratulations to the Da Vinci High School Yolo County Mock Trial Champions! For the fourth time in a row, the team has earned this title.
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DVHS Tech Hub Naming Opportunity
Please take a moment to read the over the communication below regarding the launch of the naming process for the Da Vinci Tech Hub. We are scheduled to break ground on our new Tech Hub building this summer.
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DVCA Receives Highest WASC Accreditation
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) is our regional Accrediting Commission for Schools. Going through the accreditation process is one important way that schools engage on a continual improvement cycle.
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Apply Today!
Interested in joining the Da Vinci family? Apply today for Da Vinci Charter Academy!
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Virtual Community Outreach Presentation for Da Vinci Charter High School
The Da Vinci High School Tech Hub Bond Project includes several exciting aspects, including a newly constructed multipurpose room, a STEM lab, P.E. locker rooms, and a new science lab. Additional renovations will include an expanded parking lot, front office renovations and campus landscaping. Anticipated project completion is Summer 2022.
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DV Gear Sales
Check out the New DV Gear in the Webstore! We’ve got all sizes and a few different choices in style and colors.
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Register for the PSAT
Da Vinci Charter Academy will administer the PSAT/NMQST on Tuesday, January 26th at 8:00 am. The PSAT/NMSQT is a standardized assessment taken as preparation for the SAT. For juniors, the PSAT/NMSQT is also a scholarship competition.
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DSHS/DVCA Cash for College Workshop
You are invited to participate in the DSHS/DVCA virtual Cash for College workshop on Tuesday, November 17 at 6:00 p.m. At the workshop, you will receive help completing your FAFSA or Dream Act application from financial aid professionals.
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Back to School Night Quarters 2 & 4
Join us on Monday, November 9th for the Quarters 2 & 4 Back to School Night. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m.
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The Compassion Project
Sign up for the parent workshop which starts October 13th. This is a series on adolescent mental health and dialectical behavioral therapy presented by Da Vinci Charter Academy & the Davis/Auburn Center for DBT with Dr. Susan Landes
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Testing Update October 2020
Following a recent message we sent about tests designed and managed through the College Board, this letter is to provide you with new information regarding SAT testing.
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Testing Update September 2020
Each year, DJUSD prepares for the administration of tests designed and managed through the College Board, which include the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT and AP tests. At this time, the College Board has no plan to provide alternatives to in-person testing for the PSAT or SAT.
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District News

February 19 - Opening Campuses for Hybrid Learning / Vaccines for Educators / Fall 2021 Full Reopening
Read Superintendent Bowes’ latest message to the DJUSD community for an update on opening campuses for hybrid learning, vaccine opportunities for educators and more.
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Yolo County Expands COVID-19 Vaccines to Educators
On February 16, Yolo County announced that the County will expand COVID-19 vaccination efforts to include all frontline workers, which includes all DJUSD employees, in Phase 1b Tier 1 of the State of California’s vaccine prioritization framework.
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Kindergarten Information Nights
Find dates and Zoom links for Kindergarten Info Nights!
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February 5 - Governor’s Budget Update, Elementary Hybrid Model Approved
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community with an update on the Governor’s Budget, the new approved Elementary/Preschool Hybrid Models and more.
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Youth Truth Family Survey
Share your feedback and take the 2021 Youth Truth Survey by March 5!
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National School Counseling Week
This week we celebrate our school counselors, psychologists, speech pathologists and mental health therapists!
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Board-Approved Conditions for Hybrid Return
View our new infographic for a clear list of all the Board-approved conditions for a safe return to campus.
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Parent Feedback Needed on On-Campus Activities During Distance Learning- Deadline Jan 31
By completing this survey, you will help us better understand what types of extraccurricular activities and opportunities might best serve and support students at your child's school.
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January 22 - Conditions to Return to Campus- Other In-Person Activities
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community with information on the conditions for a hybrid return, hybrid models and more.
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January 8 - Violence at the Capitol, Return to Campus Update
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community addressing the January 6 violence at our nation’s Capitol Building and providing a Return to Campus update.
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Two Special Meetings of the DJUSD Board of Education
To continue discussions about Return to Campus, the Board of Education has scheduled two Special Board meetings. Watch via Zoom webinar.
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Welcome Back!
We hope everyone had a safe and restful winter break.
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Da Vinci Charter Academy seeks to engender and elicit in students the characteristics, skills, and dispositions embodied in the Da Vinci Graduate Profile in order to prepare them for college, career, and life, in the rapidly changing 21st Century.