Visual and Performing Arts HS Podcast

Weekly Updates Oct. 4, 2020

October 5, 2020

Weekly Updates

Oct. 4, 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 10am.

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.

Please note that 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 on Mondays until November 1. At this time, Fall sports are scheduled to resume with practices on December 14, should we be allowed to return to school by then.

We are now in our Zone of Choice Enrollment Drive. We have several recruitment events planned over the coming weeks concluding with our VAPA Zone of Choice Open House on October 28. Please get the word out about our wonderful school. Our goal for 2021-22 is 500 students.

We will have our annual Aloha Assembly, this year online, tomorrow at 1 pm. Students should check in with their advisory teacher first and then go to the Town Hall where attendance will be taken. At the Aloha Assembly, students will find out about clubs at VAPA and the afterschool program.

We have a new group to support our parents and families “Resilient Families” will run for 10 weeks and starting on October 29 at 10:30 am-12 pm, 5 weeks in the Fall and 5 weeks starting in January. Please see our website and social media for a flier with login info.

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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