1889304 VAN NUYS HS(Performing Arts)

1889304 VAN NUYS HS(Performing Arts)

Program Description
Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Magnets. Learning the skills and knowledge for creating, refining, and sharing works in the Arts, Media, and Entertainment industry promotes teamwork, communication, creative thinking, and decision-making abilities. These are all traits needed to function successfully in the competitive and media-rich 21st century. Whether the student has already achieved a level of accomplishment or demonstrated an interest or potential to grow in an art form, Visual and Performing Arts Magnets provide highly rewarding learning experiences.
Grades:
9-12
Phone:
(818) 778-6800
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
458
Applications Received 2017-2018:
105
Openings 2018-2019:
115
Success Secret:
Performing Arts Magnet The Performing Arts Magnet fosters innate talent and encourages the pursuit of excellence in a wide variety of creative opportunities including dance, theater, voice, music, film, set design and stage tech. Magnet students learn to create, collaborate and take risks through classroom instruction and performance. Whether students pursue a particular art form as a profession, personal passion, or appreciative audience member, their world view is both expanded and challenged as they embrace diverse cultures and ideas from the classics to contemporary artists. Our students experience the arts beyond the campus and are superbly prepared to enter the most esteemed university programs in the country.
Track:
Other
School Website:
Tour Information:
Fall Magnet Program Campus tours occur during the October through November application window. Please check with our school website (www.vannuyshs.org) in the Fall for available tour dates and to register. vannuyshs.org https://www.facebook.com/vnhs.pa/ https://www.facebook.com/vnhs.mms/
Magnet Vision:
Boasting over 100 years of academic excellence, Van Nuys High School offers three magnet programs providing students a comprehensive high school experience throughout a wide range of classes, clubs, and activities. All three magnets are infused with a College Preparatory core curriculum of mathematics and sciences, regardless of study emphasis.
Magnet Mission:
“All of our programs are student lead. We are a school ‘By the students, for the students.’ They are our number one priority!” Yolanda Gardea Principal “Giving families have a choice of where to send their children to school. If your child is highly motivated and has an inherent interest in the arts, math/science, or medicine, then Van Nuys is definitely the choice for you.” Dawn Brown Coordinator Math/Science & Medical Magnet “Van Nuys offers a sense of community and pride. Through our various programs, we embrace diversity, tolerance, and understanding. Our focus is on the whole-child, nurturing their social and emotional growth as well as their academic success. That, after all, is how we build a strong community.” Fanny Arana Coordinator Performing Arts Magnet
Academic/Career Pathways:
All three magnets have a high percentage of ambitious and dynamic students who require broad opportunities and flexibility in their curricular scheduling. Magnet students are able to create accommodating class schedules that afford diverse, interactive and comprehensive high school experiences and offer a competitive advantage in for career and advanced academic pursuits.
Academic Competition Teams:
Science Olympiad Science Bowl Academic Decathlon Team America Math Competition Skills USA
Athletic Teams:
American Football, Girls Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Boys Water Polo, Girls Golf, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Girls Water Polo, Boys Wrestling, Girls wrestling, Baseball, Boys Golf, Softball, Boys Swimming, Girls Swimming, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
UCLA ACTORS GANG MASTER CHORALE NORTHRIDGE HOSPITAL
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, Statistics, Biology, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, United States Government and Politics, United States History, World History, Research, Seminar, Art History, Music Theory, Studio Art: 2-D Design, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Comparative Government and Politics, European History, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics C: Mechanics, Physics 2: Algebra-Based, French Language and Culture, Spanish Language and Culture
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
Youth Policy Institute EduCare
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
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