Visual and Performing Arts HS Podcast

Weekly Updates 3-20-22

March 20, 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.

March is Music in Our Schools Month and Women’s History Month.

Please note that per LAUSD guidelines, masks continue to be required for all students, staff, and visitors indoors at all LAUSD campuses. There may be a change during the week so students and families should look for a special update on Monday or Tuesday.

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 note per LAUSD policy all students on campus this Fall must be vaccinated. Unvaccinated students will enroll in the LAUSD online academies. School staff will be adjusted according to the on-campus enrollment count.

Please note the early application deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aide or FAFSA for students going to college this Fall has been extended. MANY seniors have still not completed the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application. All seniors are expected to complete the application.

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.

Some upcoming dates: the Spring Bliss Dance is April 2, Frozen the Musical will have one public performance on Thursday, April 7, at 6:30 pm. Friday, April 8, is a minimum day, Spring Break is April 9-17, and our VAPA 10th Anniversary Event is April 29.

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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