Weekly Updates March 1, 2020

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Weekly Updates

March 1, 2020

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! Monday is a late-start day. ¡Hola Comunidad VAPA! ¡Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios! El lunes es un día de inicio tardío.

This month we honor and celebrate the American Red Cross, Arts Education, Music in Our Schools, Middle-Level Education, Nutrition, Social Work, Women’s History, and Standing with Immigrant Families Awareness.

On Wednesday, March 4th, we will be administering the SAT to our 11th grade students. All juniors must be at their testing locations before 8:30 am. Students will be given testing location assignments on Monday and Tuesday.

Congratulations to our Legacy Spring Sports Teams who are off to a great start of their seasons. Bed sure to get all of game schedules at www.bit.ly/legacysportscal

Congratulations to our VAPA Showchoir winning 2nd Place in the Chaparral Showcase at Temecula Valley High School Friday night.

The Smarter Balanced Assessments are coming soon! All juniors should plan on attending our College Prep Math sessions from 8 am to 12 noon on March 7, 14, 21, and 28. There are some alternate review dates for students who have Saturday performances.

There is a sign-up form in the VAPA office for students who are planning to perform in the Senior Recital this year or present and defend a portfolio. All students who participate will receive a special Arts Honors Cord for graduation and may audition for the Honors Performance at the Senior Awards Gala.

Be sure to check our website and social media platforms for upcoming programs and events at www.vapalegacy.com

Take Care,

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

American Red Cross Month provides a chance to honor and celebrate the everyday heroes who help fulfill the mission of the American Red Cross. http://www.redcross.org/about-us/red-cross-month

Arts Education Month based on the words of President Kennedy “To further the appreciation of culture among all people, to increase respect for the creative individual, to widen participation by all the processes and fulfillments of art – this is one of the most fascinating challenges of these days.” Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month promotes an understanding of the scope of the disease. https://mymsaa.org

Music in Our Schools Month communicates the importance of music in the learning experience. Sponsored by The National Association for Music Education, https://nafme.org National Middle Level Education Month encourages middle schools to focus on the educational needs of early adolescents. Sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. www.nassp.org

National Nutrition Month focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. www.eatright.org National Save Your Vision Month promotes eye health, awareness around digital eyestrain and the importance of receiving regular, comprehensive eye exams from a doctor of optometry. https://www.aoa.org National Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the country and their allies to turn the spotlight on the profession and highlight the important contributions they make to society. https://www.socialworkers.org

National Women's History Month celebrates the rich and inspiring heritage of the contributions of women to the United States. For information and materials, visit National Women’s History Project at www.nwhp.org Board Rule 1102.

We Are One: Standing with Immigrant Families Awareness Month was designated by the LA School Board through 2020 to increase and improve resources for students, staff, and families, and develop supports for postgraduate college and career opportunities for undocumented students.

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