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(VAPA) Visual and Performing Arts

VAPA Fall Exhibition
Reception at the District office, 1st floor October 23, 2019 4-5 PM Visual and Performing Arts  2019-20

Faculty: Elementary

Amesti and Landmark - Cailin Nygren - visual art

HA Hyde - Paul Dias - music

Mintie White - Christopher Lopez - music

Rio Del Mar - Rebecca Cantrell - visual art

Middle and High School:

RHMS - Tanya Ross - music

LVMS - Shanti Provasoli - visual art

LVMS and PMS - Pamela Ketcham - vocal music

LVMS and PVHS - Alan Perkins - instrumental music

EA Hall - Anthony Coppi - music

Congratulations and welcome to the team!

El Sistema will now provide access to music in Extended Learning at Radcliff and Mintie White.

Youth Cinema Project (formerly Latino Youth Film Institute) is expanding to 6th and 7th grades at CCMS and 4th and 5th grades at Starlight Elementary.

Instrumental music will be offered at PVHS and AHS for the first time in over a decade!


Arts Speaks - National Endowment for the Arts

Arts Speaks:Produced by Dave Heinzel, Source: 

I'm Looking For

Arts Involvement Narrows Achievement Gap

Visual Art as Critical Thinking

This fascinating article argues that "visual arts (as well as other arts) are an excellent discipline to build and utilize critical thinking skills."

Originally posted (11/2/2011) at Edutopia, it is also posted at Fluency21, . Both these websites are outstanding sources of information and resources for educators — check 'em out!


Susan Graulty

Susan Graulty

VAPA/GATE Coordinator

(831) 786-2100

ext. 2580


Rhia Hurt

Rhia Hurt


(831) 786-2100

ext. 2547