1892802 WASHINGTON HS(Music Academy)

1892802 WASHINGTON HS(Music Academy)

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:
(323) 418-4005
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
345
Applications Received 2017-2018:
5
Openings 2018-2019:
87
Success Secret:
Our Music & Performing Magnet is an institution that offers the students nothing less than the best education in the arts. Our vision is to provide a creative, challenging, nurturing environment that offers bright and talented students preparation for higher education and a career in the arts. Embracing a Humanitas philosophy to ensure that students have a rich interdisciplinary background in the humanities and liberal arts, meeting the academic and artistic needs of our students. Inspiring self-expression, promoting critical thinking, and instilling academic excellence. "We Change Lives and Impact Futures through the Arts"!
Track:
Single Track
Tour Information:
Campus tours are available on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. every week. Additionally Breakfast with the Principal is held every other 2nd Thursday beginning on October 12, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. and Dinner with the Principal is held every other 2nd Wednesday of the month beginning on November 8, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Magnet Vision:
To provide a challenging learning environment with opportunities in music and performing arts that maximizes individual potential and ensures students are prepared for college and career ready.
Magnet Mission:
The mission of Music and Performing Arts magnet is to prepare students, through rigorous and relevant content, to be productive and successful citizens by immersing them in challenging and rigorous performance programs which are fused with academics, evolving technologies, cultural relevance and professional experiences.
Academic/Career Pathways:
Illustrator Photographer Animator Art Administrator Fashion Textiles Broadcasting/Film/Video Arts Therapy Dance Choreography Music production Instrumentalist Recording Songwriting Music Education Acting Screenwriting Theater Production Technical Project Management Sound Engineering Lighting Boom operators
Academic Competition Teams:
Academic Decathlon Debate Team
Athletic Teams:
American Football, Cross country, Girls Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Girls Golf, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Baseball, Boys Golf, Softball, Boys Tennis, Boys Track and Field, Girls Track and Field, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
Exploring The Arts Foundation Upward Bound Los Angeles Upward Bound University of Southern California EAOP - UCLA TRIO - LASC Volunteers of America Brotherhood Crusade Legacy Ladies Inc. August Wilson Foundation Thelonius Monk Foundation Tony Bennett Foundation Amazing Grace Conservatory Los Angeles Southwest College Safe at Home - Joe Torre Foundation BAFTA West Athens/Westmont Neighborhood Taskforce LA City Fire Academy St. John’s Wellness Center
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Biology, Psychology, United States Government and Politics, United States History, Studio Art: 2-D Design, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Chemistry, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
Under the Beyond The Bell Program, we offer the following programs after school: Digital Image Fashion Club Intro to Automotive Intro to Construction Rugby USA TAC Leadership
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Under the Beyond The Bell Program, we offer the following programs after school: Digital Image Fashion Club Intro to Automotive Intro to Construction Rugby USA TAC Leadership Culinary Arts and Nutrition Music Tech Rosetta Stone Dual Credit College Courses - LASC
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Gil Garcetti James Lofton Eva Marcille Wendy Raquel Robinson YoYo Sir Jinx - Ice Cube’s executive producer WC Rod Wright Cecil Rambo Judge Cotton
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