Visual and Performing Arts HS Podcast

Weekly Updates 2-13-22

February 14, 2022


(323) 357-7531


Hello VAPA Community. This is Dr. Trimis.

Hola, comunidad de VAPA.  Este es el Dr. Trimis. Monday is a late-start day. El lunes es un día de inicio tardío.

February is Black History Month. We will have our Black History Month Town Hall this Friday during Period 4.

This week we will begin Mental Health Monthly Workshops on Zoom. Please join us on Zoom at 9 am Friday. The Zoom Meeting ID is 861 6418 8965.

We have TUTORING for most subjects throughout the week at various times at VAPA. Check out the tutoring schedule online at our website and social media sites.

Students have the opportunity to clear detentions every day at lunch and afterschool on select days. Please get more info at the VAPA office.

This is Spirit Week. Monday is Wear Read and Spread Kindness Day, Tuesday is Wear All Black Solidarity Day, Wednesday is Cultural Awareness/Wear Something to Represent Your Culture Day, Thursday is Superhero Day, and Friday is be Your Own Rainbow/You be You Day. Thank you to the Legacy Wellness Team who organized the week in collaboration with our Leadership Classes.

Congrats to our Winter Sports Teams who all completed their regular seasons last week. We now move in to the post-season or playoffs to the CIF Championships. Good luck in the post season and good luck to all the Spring Sports teams starting their regular seasons this week.


Parent Conference Night is online and is February 24 from 5 to 7 pm.

Please note, all students and staff who park in the Legacy Parking lot must have a parking permit visible on their windshield or rearview mirror. Permits applications are available in the VAPA office.

We are enrolling any students at VAPA who play an instrument in our new afterschool music program run by the Harmony Project. The Harmony Project provides music instruction led by professional musicians or Teaching Artists. Please go to our website to see how to sign-up. You do not need to be currently enrolled in a music class at VAPA to participate.

We are in the middle of a PTSA membership drive. Please go to to sign-up. For only $10, you can be a member of our PTSA. We also need volunteers to serve as officers.

We continue to encourage all of our students to be vaccinated against COVID19 for their safety and the safety of their families, community, and our VAPA community. Vaccinations continue to be offered by LAUSD as well as required weekly testing at school for all students and staff. If you have any questions, please call us at VAPA.

Please check our website ( and social media, and be on the look-out for messages , emails, and texts from us for important updates. You can always call us at 323-357-7531 or e-mail me at if you have any questions.

Have a great week, and, I’ll SEE YOU AT SCHOOL!

Take Care,

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

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