Verdugo Hills High School

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 is a MINIMUM DAY! Students will be dismissed at 12:37 p.m.
Visual and Performing Arts Academy Magnet » Applause 2017-2018

Applause 2017-2018

  • Winter Guard placed 4th at the Winter Guard Association of Southern CA Championships!
  • A Capella Singers won 2nd place at the Music in the Parks Choral Festival, with Stephanie Reynolds
  • receiving an outstanding soloist award!
  • Cheer received 3rd place at the CIF Regional Championships!
  • Winter Guard, in their new division (Scholastic A) took first place at Arcadia High School!
  • Juda Gonzalez represented Verdugo at the Semi-Finals and Finals in the LA ESU Shakespeare Competition
  • Dance Team won first place at the LA competition! 
  • Cheer won first place at Golden Valley!
  • Winter Guard won first place at Murrieta Valley!
  • Fall Play, Battle Hymn, received performance and technical theatre honors at the CA Educational Theatre Association High School Theatre Festival in Rancho Cucamonga. Special kudos to Michaela Mahoney for receiving a director's award and an adjudicator medal. 
  • The Marching Band, Color Guard and Drum Line took 2nd over all in LAUSD and the Color Guard took 1st!
  • The Marching Band, Color Guard and Drum Line competed in their 3rd competition at Sierra Vista and came in as the top LAUSD school! Color Guard came in 2nd and Drum Line came in 3rd. Congratulations, Marching Dons!
  • VAPA Actors performed at the Drama Teachers Assn. of S. CA Fall Festival! Congratulations to semi-finalist Michaela Mahoney!
  • VAPA Dance Students participated in a Dance & Dialogue cultural dance day
  • HAMILTON! 75 Verdugo Hills VAPA US History students attended the musical cultural phenomenon Hamilton @ the Pantages on October 26  through a generous grant from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History!
  • The Marching Dons and Verdugo Color Guard are thrilling fans at home football games
  • with their field show, The Sound of Music
  • VAPA Senior English class  receives a grant to work with visual artist, Debra Disman
  • 50 VAPA Students attend the matinee of Matthew Bourne's Ballet The Red Shoes
  • VAPA Seniors intern with the Musical Theatre Guild on their production of Sugar
  • VAPA Juniors work with The Actor's Co-Op on their Job Shadow with the production of 39 Steps
  • VAPA Music Students help Sunland Elementary School celebrate!