Verdugo Hills High School

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Visual and Performing Arts Academy Magnet » Applause 2018-2019

Applause 2018-2019


  • 2018-2019 APPLAUSE:
  • A Capella won first place at Music in the Parks as well as Outstanding School
  • Jayla Jones won outstanding soloist at Music in the Parks
  • Rock Band, Verdugo 6, performed at the Roxy in Hollywood
  • Emma Weber received a scholarship from DTASC and CETA
  • Congratulations to all performers, musicians, visual artists and technicians who worked on Cinderella!
  • Sixty students attended the LA Holocaust Museum while exploring our VAPA theme
  • Dance Team placed first at the Sharp Nationals in Las Vegas
  • A Capella singers received a scholarship from the Verdugo Council
  • Winter Guard placed 1st at the southern CA Championships
  • Drum Line advanced to finals
  • Cheer won 3rd place at the LAUSD Championships
  • 150 students attended the Alvin Ailey Dance recital at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
  • 90 students attended: LA Philharmonic @ the Disney Concert Hall for the role of music in story-telling
  • 14 VAPA students participated in the LAUSD Honor Band marching in the Rose Parade
  • LAUSD Marching Band Championships - 2nd Place for Band, 1st Place for Color Guard
  • Winter Music Extravaganza was a success for all musicians and community
  • 50 VAPA Students attended Come From Away @ the Ahmanson Theatre
  • Kudos to all of the students involved with the successful fall play, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
  • Varsity DTASC (Drama Teachers Association of S. CA) received semi-finals ranking,
  • kudos to Finalists Like Dreaming Backwards
  • English Classes attended the meaningful production of Children of Wilsden Lane @ the Music Center
  • Junior Varsity DTASC - all participants received honorable mention status
  • Centennial HS Marching Band Competition - Band & Drumline - 3rd place, Color Guard - 1st place
  • Drama Teachers Association of Southern CA Varsity and JV Theatre Festivals - Finalists
  • Savannah HS Field Tournament - Drumline & Color Guard - 3rd place
  • Balwin Park HS Marching Competition - 3rd place
  • VAPA Magnet Middle School Tour
  • 50 VAPA Students attended the classic musical Man of La Mancha at A Noise Within
  • Jayla Jones won the vocal competition at the Folklorico Festival
  • Jayla Jones and Emma Weber were selected by the CA State Thespians to perform and advocate for the arts in Sacramento at the capitol in March!
  • VAPA Music Students performed in Hawaii this past summer
  • VAPA Students worked on a music video this summer regarding anti-bullying