Weekly Announcements April 22, 2018

April 22, 2018

 

Weekly Announcements

April 22, 2018

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! Tuesday and the remaining Tuesdays of the year are a regular days.  Hola comunidad VAPA! ¡Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! El martes y los martes restantes del año son días regulares.

 This has been a busy and successful week for Legacy VAPA and we are looking forward to another busy and successful week!

 First of all, a reminder to our community that though the Zone of Choice application window has closed, we still have a few openings for new students in 2018-19. We will hold a Community Open House alongside our regular Open House for newly enrolled, VAPA Class of 2022 students and families as well as prospective students and their families on May 3. Please spread the word about this event and our openings.

 Congratulations to the cast and crew of our Spring Musical, Aladdin, which closed Saturday night. Congratulations also to our Legacy Color Guard Team who competed in the Winterguard Association of Southern California Finals in Huntington Beach on Saturday. Congratulations also to our Track and Field Team who hosted their last final meet on Friday. Be sure to come out and support our Spring sports teams as they complete their regular seasons in the next few weeks.

A reminder our state testing, the SBAC tests, are continuing this week. It is critical all of our students are at school every day. Testing will run through the end of the Advanced Placement tests in the middle of May which will be followed shortly after by semester finals.

 Please be sure to attend our upcoming events including our Community Open House on May 3 and Springfest on May 11th, 18th, and 25th.

Also, please note our school day starts every day at 8:30 am. Students who are excessively late or have excessive absences from one or more class, including homeroom, may not be allowed to participate in school activities including programs, dances, and graduation.

 A reminder to check for updates on our social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, as well as our website which are at www.vapalegacy.com

That’s it for now. Have a great week and I’ll see you at school!

 

Take Care,

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal 

 

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Weekly Announcements 4-15-18

April 15, 2018

Weekly Announcements

April 15, 2018

 

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! Tuesday is a shortened day.  Hola comunidad VAPA! ¡Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! El martes es un día acortado.

This has been a busy and successful week for Legacy VAPA and we are looking forward to another busy and successful week!

First of all, a reminder to our community that though the Zone of Choice application window has closed, the Appeals process and one-time transfer process has begun. Any new student who wants to appeal their placement, if, for example, a student was given another school and wish to go to VAPA, they can appeal to the Zone of Choice. Also, if any student who is a current student at another Zone of Choice school, they may apply for a one-time transfer to come over to Legacy VAPA. We still have some openings, so please spread the word. We have forms in the office or they are located on the Zone of Choice website. Looking forward, we will hold a Community Open House alongside our regular Open House for newly enrolled, VAPA Class of 2022 students and families as well as prospective students and their families on May 3. Please also spread the word about this event.

This week several VAPA students and groups were busy with a stellar performance in the LAUSD Benefit for Arts Education, “We Are One”, last Thursday at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Jazz Choir at a festival in Oceanside at Mira Costa College, Cheer Team in a competition on Saturday at Torres High School. We are proud of all of our students and student groups and wish them the best of luck on upcoming events. Congratulations also to stuents who were inducgted into the National Honor Society on Friday after a rigorous application process.

Don’t miss our Spring Musical, Aladdin, this week with performances on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7 pm.

A reminder our state testing, the SBAC tests, start this week. It is critical all of our students are at school every day. Testing will run through the end of the Advanced Placement tests in the middle of May which will be followed shortly after by semester finals.

Congratulations to all of our sports teams who continue to have excellent seasons this Spring. Please come out and support the baseball, softball, swim, cheer,   track and field, and boys tennis teams at home or away games.

A reminder to students to be aware of new clubs, auditions, and other opportunities by listening to morning announcements, fliers on our bulletin boards, and checking our website and social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook which are linked on the website at www.vapalegacy.com

That’s it for now. Have a great week and I’ll see you at school!

Take Care,

Dr. Edward Trimis

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Weekly Announcements 4-8-18

April 9, 2018

Weekly Announcements

April 8, 2018

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! Tuesday is a shortened day.  Hola comunidad VAPA! ¡Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! El martes es un día acortado.

April is April Is Asian Pacific Islander Heritage, Autism Awareness, Financial Literacy, Jazz Appreciation, Mathematics Awareness, Military Child, National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy, National Child Abuse Prevention, National Poetry, Parkinson Awareness, Public Schools, Sexual Assault Awareness, Stress Awareness, and Young Child Month.

Our School Site Council meets on Monday at 4 PM in Rm. D100. If you are a member, please be sure to attend; reaching a quorem is critical for this meeting.

This week several of our VAPA students will be performing in the LAUSD Benefit for Arts Education, “We Are One”, Thursday at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Please support our students and arts education by attending. Ticket information is on our website.

 Thank you to all of the juniors who came to school on Saturday for our special program to assist with math prep along with students who are taking our SAT Prep online assisted classes on Saturdays. Thank you also to our teachers who taught the classes on Saturday.

Congratulations to all of our sports teams who continue to have excellent seasons this Spring. Please come out and support the baseball, softball, swim, cheer, and boys tennis team at home or away games.

 Congrats to Legacy Color Guard who had a great competition today at Sweetwater High school increasing their score form their last competition by 10 points. Finals are in Orange County on April 21. Good luck to Legacy Cheer competing this Saturday in their next league meet. Good luck also to the VAPA Jazz Choir competing this Saturday at the Oceanside Jazz Festival at Mira Costa College.

Though the regular Zone of Choice application season has closed, we can still take students in on a space-available basis and current students may apply for one-time transfers. We have space for more students. Please spread the word to family and friends.

A reminder to students to be aware of new clubs, auditions, and other opportunities by listening to morning announcements, fliers on our bulletin boards, and checking our website and social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook which are linked on the website at www.vapalegacy.com

That’s it for now. Have a great week and I’ll see you at school!

 

Take Care,

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

 

 

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Weekly Announcements 4-1-18

April 1, 2018

Weekly Annoucements

April 1, 2018

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Edward Trimis, principal of Legacy Visual and Performing Arts High School with a few announcements. Tomorrow, Monday, April 2, is a school holiday as we honor Cesar Chavez. Tuesday is a shortened day.

Hola comunidad VAPA! Este es el Dr. Edward Trimis, director de Legacy Visual y Performing Arts High School con algunos anuncios. El martes es un día acortado.

 We have lots going on in the next few weeks as we start to gear up for standardized testing including Smarter Balanced tests in math and English (11th Grade), and Science (12th Grade), and Advanced Placement Tests. Please note we will be continuing our prep sessions for math and SAT on April 7. The complete schedule of sessions is on our website in the calendar section at the link Spring “2018 Academic Success Calendar”. You can find lots of information on our website and social media platforms all linked on the website at www.vapalegacy.com

 Have a great week and I'll see you at school!

 

Take Care,

 

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

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Weekly Announcements 3-18-18

March 19, 2018
 
Weekly Announcements
March 18, 2018
 
Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! Tuesday is a shortened day.  Hola comunidad VAPA! ¡Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! El martes es un día acortado.
 
March is National American Red Cross, Arts Education, Middle Level Education, Multiple Sclerosis Awareness, Music In Schools, Nutrition, School Social Worker, and Women’s History Month. It is also Immigrant Month and this is Attendance Awareness Week. Lastly, employees and students of LAUSD are encouraged to show 17 Acts of Kindness this month.
 
Our School Site Council meets on Monday at 4 PM in Rm. D100. If you are a member, please be sure to attend; reaching a quorem is critical for this meeting.
 
This week we will have Parent Conference Night on Thursday from 4:45-6:45 pm followed by our evening Talent Show at 7 pm. For students this week, we will have an Arts, Advanced Placement, and Electives Fair during lunch on Monday. This is the opportunity to find out about all of our new course offerings and expectations before you sign up for classes.
 
Thank you to all of the juniors who came to school on Saturday for our special program to assist with math prep. There are upcoming programs in the English and Government PASS program and SAT workshops on Saturdays.
 
Congratulations to the following groups: Congrats to our Girls Basketball Team who have now ended their season going far in the State Championships Play-offs, making the final 8 in Sothern California and Runner-Up in the City Championships. Congrats to our Cheer Team who tied for 4th Place out of 10 teams competing from Local District East in the first LAUSD ever official CIF Cheer meet. Congrats to all of our students and their SRLA Team for a great run in the LA Marathon today.
 
We are in our Zone of Choice application season when potential 8th grade students make their high school choice through the Zone of Choice application process. We have space for more students. Please spread the word to family and friends.
 
A reminder to students to be aware of new clubs, auditions, and other opportunities by listening to morning announcements, fliers on our bulletin boards, and checking our website and social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook which are linked on the website at www.vapalegacy.com
That’s it for now. Have a great week and I’ll see you at school!
 
Take Care,
Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal
 
 
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Weekly Announcements 3-11-18

March 12, 2018

Weekly Annoucements

March 11, 2018

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! Tuesday is a shortened day.  Hola comunidad VAPA! ¡Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! El martes es un día acortado. 

March is National American Red Cross, Arts Education, Middle Level Education, Multiple Sclerosis Awareness, Music In School, Nutrition, School Social Worker, and Women’s History Month.

 Please join us for Coffee With the Principal this Thursday at 9 am. For several months now, our attendance at our monthly meeting has been very poorly attended. This is an opportunity for you to get updates on what is happening at VAPA and voice any questions or concerns with me. I hope you can make it on  Thursday

 We wish our Legacy Girls Basketball Team the best of luck as they continue playing in the State CIF play-offs. They won their game on Saturday 54-49 and will continue this Tuesday at Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton at 7 pm. Please also support our Spring Sports Teams who are now in season.

 We are in our Zone of Choice application season when potential 8th grade students make their high school choice through the Zone of Choice application process. We have space for more students. Please spread the word to family and friends.

 A reminder to students to be aware of new clubs, auditions, and other opportunities by listening to morning announcements, fliers on our bulletin boards, and checking our website and social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook which are linked on the website at www.vapalegacy.com

 That’s it for now. Have a great week and I’ll see you at school!

 Take Care,

 Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

 

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Weekly Announcements 3-4-18

March 4, 2018

VAPA Updates

March 4, 2018

 

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! Tuesday is a shortened day. Hola comunidad VAPA! ¡Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! El martes es un día abreviado This is Music in Our Schools Month and Arts Education Month.

The Zone of Choice application window  is now open. Please encourage friends and family with eligible 8th graders to select Legacy VAPA as their first choice. I truly believe what we offer at VAPA is extraordinary and not available at most, if any, LAUSD schools. Enrollment information at be found on our website.

 Congratulations to our Legacy Girls Basketball Team who did a fantastic job in the City Championships on Saturday and who had a remarkable season!

 Congrats also to our Cheer Team who won first place in the Sharp Cheer Competition on Saturday.

 Congrats to our VAPA students who performed at the Eastside Arts Festival on Saturday including Jazz Choir, Jazz Band, Dance Team Mariachi VAPA, and the Cast of Aladdin.

 Congratulations to all of our Spring Sports teams who have started their seasons including Boys Volleyball who won their game Friday and the Legacy Swim who had their first meet of their second year on Friday.

 Please go to our website for more information at www.vapalegacy.com. Social media links are also found on our website.

That’s it for now, have a great week and I'll see you at school!

Take Care,

 

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

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Weekly Announcements Feb. 25, 2018

February 25, 2018

Weekly Announcements

Feb. 25, 2018

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! Tuesday is a shortened day. This is Black History Month.

¡Hola Comunidad de VAPA! Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! El martes es un día acortado.

We are in the Zone of Choice application season. Please spread the good news about our wonderful school. Information about the Zone of Choice including links to the application and information videos are on our website and social media platforms.

Congratulations to our Legacy Lady Tigers Basketball Team who have defeated all of the other teams in play-offs to proceed to the CIF City Section Championships on Saturday, March 3, at 1 pm at California State University, Dominguez Hills. VA big thank you to Coach E and his staff and all of the parents and supporters their support. Congratulations also to our Legacy Boys Soccer Team who are also in play-offs, playing the semi-final game against Venice High School at Venice this Tuesday art 3 pm. A big thank you to Coach Sanchez and his staff and all of the parents and supporters for their support. We wish them both the best of luck!

Congratulations to all of our student and staff performers who participated in our Second Annual Black History Month Celebration last Friday. We wish the best of luck to all of our performers who will perform in the Eastside Arts Festival this Saturday at Torres High School.

Please go to our new website and Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter links at www.vapalegacy.com for more information and updates.

That’s it for now. I'll see you at school!

 

Take Care,

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

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Weekly Announcements Feb. 18, 2018

February 19, 2018

Weekly Announcements

Feb. 18, 2018

 

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! There is no school on Monday and Tuesday is a shortened day.  Hola comunidad VAPA! ¡Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! No hay clases los lunes y los martes son días más cortos.

This is Black History Month and Friday we will have our Black History Month Celebration.

We wish all of our sports teams who are in CIF play-offs, the best of luck. Please come out and support our three play-off games at home this week, Girls Basketball Tuesday at 7 pm, Boys Soccer Wednesday at 3 pm, and Boys basketball Wednesday at 7 pm.

We are on our Zone of Choice application season when potential 8th grade students make their high school choice through the Zone of Choice application process. We have space for more students. Please spread the word to family and friends.

A reminder to students to be aware of new clubs, auditions, and other opportunities by listening to morning announcements, fliers on our bulletin boards, and checking our website and social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook which are linked on the website at www.vapalegacy.com

That’s it for now. Have a great week and I’ll see you at school!

 Take Care,

 Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

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Weekly Announcements Feb. 10, 2018

February 12, 2018

Weekly Announcements

Feb. 10, 2018

 

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! Tuesday is a shortened day. ¡Hola Comunidad de VAPA! Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! El martes es un día acortado. This is Black History Month.

This Monday, we will have a School Site Council and Local School Leadership Council meeting on at 3:30 pm in Rm. D100. Please join us. This Thursday, we will have Coffee with the Principal at 9 am in the VAPA Lounge. Please join us.

As we move forward in the year, this week we see a change in our sports seasons as we congratulate all of our Winter Sports teams including basketball, soccer, and water polo, and wish them good luck in their upcoming play-off games, while our Spring teams including boys volleyball, tennis, track and field, baseball, and softball, are starting their seasons.

Congratulations our dance students who performed for the Chinese Arts and Culture Festival at East LA College Friday and our art students who were seen on ABC 7 Evening News on Friday at an event they attended at the Paseo Shopping Center presented by muralist and new VAPA partner, Kelsie Montague.

Progress Reports have been completed by teachers and will be sent home this week. This is a good time for students and parents to check-in with their teachers to be sure students have clear expectations regarding course requirements and what students need to do to be successful in every class.

We are ion our Zone of Choice application season when potential 8th grade students make their high school choice through the Zone of Choice application process. We have space for more students. Please spread the word to family and friends.

 A reminder to students to be aware of new clubs, auditions, and other opportunities by listening to morning announcements, fliers on our bulletin boards, and checking our website and social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook which are linked on the website at www.vapalegacy.com

 

That’s it for now. Have a great week and I’ll see you at school!

 

Take Care,

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

 

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