FAN Events Calendar 2019-20

FAN, along with DV Connect school staff and the Kindness Movement, support the Habits of Heart and Mind (HoHM) by incorporating them into events, mash-ups, resources, and communications throughout the 2019- 2020 School Year.
Please look out for sign ups to volunteer for these events in the Connect weekly newsletter and/or via email. Contact DaVinciFANEvents@gmail.com with questions.

INTERESTED IN A BRINGING A NEW EVENT TO CONNECT ? Please fill out this Event Proposal Form. All event proposals will be submitted to Kaitlin Toon for review.

August/September HoHM Focus: EMPATHY


Wednesday, September 4th: Magic & Comedy Club Fundraiser & Parent Night Out
Start the school year off with laughter and community! Please join DV Connect for a Comedy and Magic Club Fundraiser on Wednesday 9/4/19. Seating begins at 6:30 and the plan is to arrange a group arrival/ group seating so we can laugh out loud together.

Friday, September 20th: Teacher/Staff Care on PD day (no school for students)

We are giving our teachers and staff some extra love and care on their PD (Professional Development) Days. Families volunteer to bring breakfast, lunch or snacks to nurture our amazing teachers and staff on these days!


Thursday, September 26th: Annual Cultural Fair
Families are invited to our 7th Annual Cultural Fair! Share and enjoy delicious food, dance, stories and more from other parts of the globe!

October/November HoHM Focus: FLEXIBILITY


Friday, October 18th: Teacher/Staff Care on PD day (no school for students)
We are giving our teachers and staff some extra love and care on their PD (Professional Development) Days. Families volunteer to bring breakfast, lunch or snacks to nurture our amazing teachers and staff on these days!

Friday, October 25th, 5-7:30pm: Movie Night
Join us for Coco and some hot cocoa! Bring a blanket, picnic dinner and enjoy an movie outdoors!

Tue/Wed/Thu, November 12-14th: Science Showcase
Students drop off their boards/projects by 10am on Tuesday, Nov 12th. Science projects will be showcased in Forum until Nov 14th.
*All boards and projects must be picked up by end of day Friday, Nov 15th.

December/January HoHM Focus: EXPLORATION


Dec (TBD) : Student Entrepreneur Day
The time and space for students to learn through real life experience by selling goods and/or services through their own kid created businesses and simultaneously bringing much joy to the community. This experience will have the kids learning and practicing things like brainstorming, problem solving, planning, budgeting, marketing, public speaking, sales, customer service and so much more. An event that truly encompasses all six habits of heart and mind.

Tuesday, January 21stm 4:30-7pm: Movie Night
Bring a blanket, picnic dinner and enjoy an movie outdoors! This movie night is sponsored by the Kindness Movement!

February HoHM Focus: COLLABORATION


Friday, February 7th: Teacher/Staff Care on PD day (no school for students)
We are giving our teachers and staff some extra love and care on their PD (Professional Development) Days. Families volunteer to bring breakfast, lunch or snacks to nurture our amazing teachers and staff on these days!

Saturday, February 29th, 2-5pm: Annual Talent Showcase
Calling all talents! Visual, digital, creative, culinary and on-stage performers. Gear up for DVIA’s 8th Annual Talent Showcase.

March HoHM Focus: PERSEVERANCE


Friday, March 13th: Teacher/Staff Care on PD day (no school for students)
We are giving our teachers and staff some extra love and care on their PD (Professional Development) Days. Families volunteer to bring breakfast, lunch or snacks to nurture our amazing teachers and staff on these days!

April/May HoHM Focus: REFLECTION


April (TBD) : Adults Only Mixer & Fundraiser
An evening to raise funds to support the programs at our school. There will be a silent auction, a raffle, and a great chance to mingle!

Saturday, April 29th, 3:30-5pm: Poetry Jam
Share your own or your favorite poems!

Mon-Fri, May 4-8: All Staff Appreciation Week
Celebrate DV Connect’s amazing faculty and staff.

Wednesday, May 6, 8-9am: All Staff Appreciation Breakfast
All staff breakfast is a special tradition that is a part of the appreciation week celebrations.

Wednesday, May 18, 4-6pm: Spring Social/Potluck
Celebrate spring and the school year with a potluck social.