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Cherish Every Moment Under the Glowing Lights

Da Vinci Senior Valerie Alden took pride competing at the Summit Championships. Over 500 teams got the National Honor  to compete at the Summit Nationals in Orlando Florida The Summit is an invitational competition only given to the best teams all over the United States. To receive this invitation, hard working cheer teams have to… Keep Reading

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Bro-entines Day

February can be a time of romance and togetherness and a time to celebrate with your significant other. For some though, Valentine’s day is a time to wander aimlessly around your house, eating ice cream and binging Netflix. It seems that many women have come up with an idea that makes Valentines day fun for… Keep Reading

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Women and Mr. Kwan in STEM

“An Evening Celebrating Women in STEM” took place this year on Tuesday, January 29 in our own MPR. Hosted by the Explorit Science Center, The American Association of University Women, and DVCA, this event was a hit for girls of all ages throughout the Davis area. This evening event boasted a panel of six female… Keep Reading

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Fyre Festival

In 2017, over 5,000 people bought tickets to a mysteriously luxurious event expecting Coachella on a private island, but what they got was more like William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. In 2016, Billy McFarland needed a way to promote his new talent booking app, Fyre. Essentially what the app did was it allowed normal… Keep Reading

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Performances in Winter Feast

One of the most memorable fixtures of Da Vinci’s Winter Feast is the student talent show. In previous years, students sang, played instruments, and even brought together bands. Among this year’s performances, we saw senior Valerie Alden’s heartfelt rap and a band of juniors take the stage with a performance of Moby Dick by Led… Keep Reading

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2018 Horoscopes

Mercury stays in retrograde until the 5th of December. Because Mercury is the planet of thinking and communication, when it’s rotation is backwards, it affects scheduling, judgement, and innovation. Read more about how your sun sign will be affected during Mercury retrograde. Aries (March 21- April 19): Being quick witted and fast moving, it’s frustrating… Keep Reading

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How Did Da Vinci Spend Break?

As every student at Da Vinci knows, right around Thanksgiving there is a week with no school. Although every student gets the same break, what they do with it differs greatly! From staying at home to traveling cross country, every student can agree that the break is greatly appreciated, and a nice rest from the… Keep Reading

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Seniors Take On Early Applications!

The early application deadlines for colleges across the country have just passed.  On November 1st, seniors from every high school in the United States submitted applications to their schools of choice.   In these college applications, the students are required to submit their transcripts, standardized testing scores and essays on various topics.  To normalize the… Keep Reading

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How Does Da Vinci Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is coming up next Thursday, giving students both time away from school and time to spend with family and loved ones! Although Thanksgiving itself stays fairly traditional from household to household, Da Vinci students have their own ways to honor Turkey Day. Senior Samantha Sheridan loves Thanksgiving and recalls it as a family-centric holiday.… Keep Reading

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Da Vinci’s First Music Class!

Have you heard music playing during your seventh period? If so, you’re hearing Da Vinci’s brand new mariachi band! The seventh period class is currently held in the presentation room and taught by DHS band teacher Mr. Slabaugh. The band originally started as an extracurricular, but with the help of Mr. Millsap and junior Sofia… Keep Reading

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