Visual and Performing Arts HS Podcast

Weekly Updates 12-6-20

December 7, 2020

Weekly Updates

Dec. 6. 2020

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements. This is a regular week with Monday being a Late-Start Day, Per. 1 begins at 10 am.

Hola comunidad VAPA! Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios.
Esta es una semana normal y el lunes es un día de inicio tardío. El período uno comienza a las diez de la mañana.

We have only 2 weeks remaining in the Fall semester. I encourage all of our students to complete any missed work and work closely with their teachers and to do their best to pass every class with a C or better. Many teachers are offering virtual tutoring.

This week we have a Toy Drive is this week. Please bring new, unopened and unwrapped toys to the VAPA Office, the Welcome Center, or the Sports Conditioning check-in. The last day of the drive is Friday.

Our Photo Day for 9th-11th graders is this Thursday, from 9 am-1 pm. Please see our website and social media platforms for specific times. All students must wear a mask and follow physical distancing guidelines.

Our Winter Fest is virtual this year and will be on Tuesday, Dec. 15. Any students who would like to submit a performance video, please send a YouTube or Google Drive Link to me at

Students who are interested in playing a sport, should get a physical and complete online sports packets at Please go to for more info and contact e-mails for our coaches if you have sport-specific questions. Please turn in physicals to the VAPA office AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. On-campus conditioning started this week. All participants are required to have a negative COVID19 test and follow all CDC safety guidelines.

Please call the Support Helpline at (213) 443-1300 or call us a VAPA at 323-357-7531 for assistance if students have issues getting into classes. You may also send a message to me at  , call and leave a message or text at 323-596-7531, or leave a message at our parent request system at  or . Please go to and   for information and updates.


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

Take Care,

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

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