Weekly Updates May 10, 2020

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Weekly Updates

May 10, 2020

Hello VAPA Community! This is Dr. Trimis with a few announcements! ¡Hola Comunidad de VAPA! Este es el Dr. Trimis con algunos anuncios!

This is Foster Care Month and Mental Health Awareness Month. 15-Week Progress Reports are out this week and there are 5 weeks of school left until summer. The last day of instruction is June 12, Summer School is Online and June 24-July 28, and the first day of instruction in the Fall is August 18.

We wish our VAPA students all the best as they start taking Advanced Placement Exams this week.

GRADE-SPECIFIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:

SENIORS

We will be making some deliveries to seniors this week on Tuesday including refunds and other paperwork. Any senior who thinks we may have an incorrect address on file should e-mail me at etrimis@lausd.net with your correct address. We will have a pick-up day at school for any deliveries we are not able to make. Stay-tuned for updates about graduation. We will host a virtual Senior Awards and Recital Event and more information will go out this week on this. Caps and Gowns will arrive soon. There will be a date at the start of June for seniors to return textbooks, equipment, uniforms, and instruments, and pick-up Caps and Gowns. There will be another pick-up process for diplomas and awards.

9th-10th-11th GRADERS

Please complete the course request form on the Schoology Group for your grade. Classes and master schedule will be finalized soon followed by enrolling students in classes. Please on attending summer school if you are missing any classes and counselors will enroll you.

NEW FRESHMEN, CLASS OF 2024

Our letters and calls for accepted students go out this week. We welcome our newest VAPA Tigers, the Class of 2024, to our wonderful school! More info including the welcome letter and process to sign-up for classes is on our website. You may also go to www.bit.ly/vapa2024

TRANSFERS

The district Open Enrollment and the Zone of Choice One-Time Transfer Window has opened. Please tell a friend or refer a family with an 8th grade student. Our goal is to maintain or grow our enrollment by the Fall so we can keep all of our programs and wonderful educators at VAPA! Also, any student who would like to transfer to VAPA as One-time Transfer, need to start the process at their current school. Any students who are requesting a One-time Transfer from VAPA, the relevant information is on our website at www.vapalegacy.com and new online website at www.bit.ly/vapaonline.

Please check the LAUSD website at www.lausd.net , the VAPA website at www.vapalegacy.com , or www.bit.ly/vapaonline for updates and information. You may also go to www.bit.ly/vaparequestenglish and www.bit.ly/vaparequestspanish , call 323-596-7531, or send me an e-mail to etrimis@lausd.net .

Please be careful and be safe. I will see you at school online.

Take care,

Dr. Edward Trimis, Principal

Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month celebrates the collective accomplishments of Asian Pacific Americans who comprise many ethnic groups with diverse backgrounds, histories, languages and cultures. Board Rule 1102. http://asianpacificheritage.gov/

Foster Care Month shines a light on the experiences of youth in foster care. https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth

Labor History Month encourages schools to make pupils aware of the role the labor movement has played in shaping California and the United States. Ed Code 51009.

Mental Health Awareness Month is designated to provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. https://www.thenationalcouncil.org

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month encourages all Americans to take part in regular physical activity and increase their knowledge about the health benefits of exercise. http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/

Safe Jobs for Youth Month informs young workers of their rights and responsibilities as they enter the workforce. http://youngworkers.org/

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