Virtual STEM Expo for K-12 Students!

Hello Connect K8 Families,

SciFest All Access is a virtual STEM expo for K-12 students happening now through October 24th! There are virtual exhibits, stage shows, and more! Check it out HERE!


The Team at Da Vinci Connect

Virtual STEM Expo for K-12 Students!2021-10-21T17:49:01+00:00

Admin Walk in the Park this THURSDAY!

Hello Da Vinci Connect Families!

There is one more opportunity this week to spend some time in-person connecting with Tami and Kaitlin at our  Admin Walk in the Park! You can find us at Del Aire Park on Thursday morning (10/14), from 8:00am-8:45am. Please note the newsletter contained a typo and there will NOT be an Admin Walk in the Park tomorrow, Wednesday 10/13.

We hope to see you there!

The Team at Da Vinci Connect

Admin Walk in the Park this THURSDAY!2021-10-12T18:55:26+00:00

Learning Log #1 Due Today!

Hi Connect K8 Families!

Learning Log #1 is due today by 11:59 pm! We appreciate all the time, planning, hard work, creativity, and energy you’ve put in to your child’s homeschooling experience so far this year! Thank you for capturing it in your Learning Log, and submitting everything accurately/completely by the deadline! If you need support, please refer to the Learning Log FAQ or the Learning Log Video Tutorial in your child’s Learning Log google classroom. You can also reach out to your child’s teacher for additional support.


Thank You!

The Team at Da Vinci Connect

Learning Log #1 Due Today!2021-10-05T23:31:02+00:00

Multi-Cultural Fair Today!

Happy Wellness Wednesday, Connect TK-8 Families!

Don’t forget that our Multi-Cultural Fair is happening TODAY, Wednesday 9/29 from 4:00pm-6:00pm outdoors on the Connect Campus! Many families have signed up to share more about their heritage and culture, and we have awesome stations created of activities for all, sponsored by our Core 4 Planning Committee!

While masks are optional outdoors, we encourage our families to wear masks when unable to physically distance (especially while at activity stations in close proximity to others).

We hope to see you there!

The Team at Da Vinci Connect


Multi-Cultural Fair Today!2021-09-29T18:00:34+00:00

Spirit Days are Back!

Hello Connect K8 Families,

Spirit Days are back at Connect! Our first Spirit Days of the year are THIS Friday 9/24 and next Tuesday, 9/28! Spirit Day themes are in conjunction with our FAN Annual Rhythm Events, and this Spirt Day is “Honoring my heritage and identity” in preparation for our Multi-Cultural Fair on Wednesday, 9/29 on campus at 4:00pm (sign up here to attend and participate!).


On Spirit Day, your student may come dressed in any way that aligns with the theme of “honoring my heritage and identity”. Our only ask is that students come dressed in a way that honors their own heritage or way that they express their identity (and not someone else’s), and that they adhere to school appropriate ideas, including closed toed shoes.


Thank you, and we look forward to celebrating our community on Spirit Day and at the Multi Cultural Fair!


Have a Great Week,

The Team at Da Vinci Connect

Spirit Days are Back!2021-09-22T22:19:23+00:00

Help us Support Da Vinci RISE this week at Chiptole!

Happy Monday Connect K8 Families!

Da Vinci RISE High launched their inaugural Giving Campaign last week. As part of their efforts, they are hosting a fundraiser in collaboration with Chipotle this Wednesday, September 22 from 4:00 – 8:00pm. We’d love to have as many members of our community as possible show up to support them.

Not only is Chipotle donating 33% of all proceeds directly to RISE, but through the generosity of Desolation Hotel, all funds raised from this event (as well as from donations made during the Giving Campaign) will be matched up to $25,000! In other words, you can double your impact by grabbing Chipotle on your way home this Wednesday!

Please see below for information, and share with others who may be interested in joining!


When  Wednesday, September 22 

4:00 – 8:00pm *only*

Where  Chipotle

307 North Pacific Hwy

El Segundo, CA 90245

How  Be sure to tell them you’re there to support RISE in order for 33% of all proceeds to be donated!

  • You can place an order online using the code ZXCM3N7,    and pick it up on your way home
  • Or place your order in person and either show them the flyer (linked below!), or tell them you’re there to support RISE High.


Have a Fantastic Week!
The Team at Da Vinci Connect

Help us Support Da Vinci RISE this week at Chiptole!2021-09-20T21:56:51+00:00

Learning Log Due Date

Greetings Connect K8 Families,

It has been brought to our attention that a few inaccurate Learning Logs might be floating around–the learning log assigned to you in your child’s Learning Log Google Classroom should extend to (and be submitted on) Tuesday, October 5th. If you are working from a learning log #1 that ends on a different date, please notify us ASAP. Learning logs are NOT due tomorrow, 9/10.


Thank You,

The Team at Da Vinci Connect

Learning Log Due Date2021-09-09T18:32:37+00:00

Happy Rosh Hashanah!

Greetings Families,

“Shanah Tovah!” to our families and community members celebrating Rosh Hashanah this week, and Yom Kippur next week! We hope you have a sweet New Year 😉

The Team at Da Vinci Connect K8

Happy Rosh Hashanah!2021-09-07T15:37:34+00:00

Independent Study Enrollment Agreements!

Hello Da Vinci Connect K8 Families,

You received an e-mail from Jacob Diaz yesterday, Monday 8/30/21, asking you to sign and submit your child(ren)’s Independent Study Enrollment Agreement for the 2021-2022 School Year. This document is a requirement for enrollment at Da Vinci Connect as mandated by Independent Study State Law–it is vital that both you and your student read and sign this document ASAP!

It is imperative that:

  1. Students MUST sign for themselves regardless of their age. It must be very clear to our auditors that parents nor teachers signed for them. For our youngest students, it is okay if the signature does not look like their name.
  2. Signatures are easiest on tablets or phones where a finger or stylus can be used. If you are on a laptop or desktop, it is okay if your child’s signature is “the best they can do.”
  3. The Independent Study Enrollment Agreement must be submitted for each enrolled student. You should receive one per each student, if you have multiple students enrolled with us.


We are asking that you sign the Connect Independent Study Enrollment Agreement NO LATER THAN Friday 9/3/21.


Thank you for helping us maintain our compliance with the state!



The Team at Da Vinci Connect

Independent Study Enrollment Agreements!2021-08-31T18:37:27+00:00

Da Vinci Connect K8 Welcome Back Party!

Hello Da Vinci Connect K8 Families!

We want to remind you about our Welcome Back Party THIS Friday, 8/20 from 11:00am-1:00pm outdoors on the Connect campus! There will be a scavenger hunt that takes you through campus to meet some special people, engage in some fun activities, and allow you to connect with other families before classes begin on August 23rd! While masks are optional outdoors, please wear a mask when not able to physically distance (in line, at an activity station, etc). If you’d like to participate in our Tie Dye station, be sure to bring a white article of clothing!

Finally, we will have the Whacky Shrimp Food Truck and Adriana’s Mobile Library on site! The food truck is ready to serve up a delicious menu of lunch items for sale, and Adriana’s library is looking for children’s book donations! Both can be found in our backyard during the party. **when eating, please be sure to sit no more than 4 people from different households at the same table. Thank you! 

This is NOT a drop off event. Please plan to participate with and supervise your child(ren) at all times.

We hope to see you there!

Da Vinci Connect Staff

Da Vinci Connect K8 Welcome Back Party!2021-08-18T21:12:09+00:00
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