San Ysidro High School – Mariachi

San Ysidro High Mariachi Program presents Valentine’s Day Mariachi Concert on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at the San Ysidro High Dr. Maida Torres-Stanovik Performing Arts Center (5353 Airway Rd, San Diego, CA 92154). Featuring special guests: Greater San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Dr. Angela Yeung, Javier Rodriguez, and Mariachi Juvenil de San Diego. Tickets are $5 pre-sale and $7 at the door.

Downloadable flyer here.


Honor Band

HB_adDistrict Honor Band Concert was Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at 5:00 pm Location: Chula Vista High School – Jack Tygett Performing Arts Center (820 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91911) 

It featured the finest Middle & High School Honor Band Students. Auditions were held in December and were open to all SUHSD band students.  The best players were selected to rehearse and perform under the direction of two special guest conductors for an enriching musical experience. 

Schools Represented: BVH, BVM, CPM, CVH, CVM, ELH, ELM, MOH, MVH, OLH, RDR, and SUHi. Event flyers: 18HB_flyer , 18HB_sm_flyers and Program: 18HB_Program


Olympian High School – Mr. Eric Mabrey

Congratulations to Mr. Eric Mabrey, Olympian High School band director, on receiving the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association’s Outstanding Veteran Music Educator Award on Saturday. Mr. Mabrey previously taught at Chula Vista High, Chula Vista Middle, has been involved in our Summer Theatre Institute and Summer Arts Academy, and is a SUHSD alum. Way to go!”


Sweetwater High School – Visual Arts

Congratulations to Sweetwater High School’s After School Arts Program for creating an impressive mural at Frank Toyota in National City, CA. A formal presentation took place on Friday, January 26th at 3 p.m. The arts program was awarded $500!

Visual Art Teacher, Robert Sias


Sweetwater High School Advanced Art presents “Nature Exhibition” February 3-9, 2018 at the Healing Spirit Holistic Center (629 3rd Ave #B, Chula Vista, CA 91910)

Reception is this Saturday, February 3rd from 4-6 p.m. More information on this flyer.


District Scene and Monologue Festival

The 2nd Annual District Scene and Monologue Festival was Saturday, January 27th, 2018 from 9AM – 3PM Location: Chula Vista High School Jack Tygett Performing Arts Center (820 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91911)

It featured workshops, dramatic & comedic scenes and monologues adjudicated by professionals. Hosted by Chula Vista High and San Ysidro High Drama Departments. Registration deadline was Friday, January 19, 2018.

Congratulations to the following students for winning at the District Scene and Monologue Festival!

Dramatic Scene

1st– Pablo Verduzco (SYHS) & Chemar Artis (SYHS)

2nd– Jose Hurtado (SYHS) & Fatima Gomez (SYHS)

Comedic Scene

1st– Emily Landeros (SYHS) & Mark Rodriguez (SYHS)

2nd– Zowie Rico (CVHS) & Eliana Medina (CVHS)

3rd– Madison Stallings (OLHS) & Victoria Hartwell (OLHS)

Dramatic Monologue

1st– Marley Ong (OLHS)

2nd– Mark Anthony Rodriguez (SYHS)

3rd– Izzy Gerstel (ELHS)

Comedic Monologue

1st– Camila Haro (ELHS)

2nd– Madison Stallings (OLHS)

3rd– Zowie Rico (CVHS)

4th– Nicole Nunez (ELHS)


Eastlake High School – Drama Department

Eastlake High School Drama Department presents two one acts of “13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interviews” and “The 9 Worst Breakups of All Time” from April 24-26, 2018. Thursday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Friday matinee at 3:00 p.m. General admission is $7 and $5 for students. For questions please contact Mr. Meads, ELH Drama teacher.


Eastlake High School – Titan Regiment 1st Gala Concert & Dinner

Eastlake High School Titan Regiment presents their 1st Gala Concert & Dinner Night on April 13th, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Ruth Chapman Performing Arts Center. Featuring Eastlake High School concert bands, solos, quartets and a special guest.

General Tickets are $25 and VIP Tickets are $35 per person. Includes Dinner Paella Valenciana, salad, coffee and pastries. Limited space available. Please contact Lourdes Ramos at lourdesideas@yahoo.com for sponsorship opportunity, program advertisement, and tickets.

Downloadable flyer here.


State Orchestra Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Danielle Bruce, Music teacher at Hilltop Middle School for being selected for State Orchestra Teacher of the Year! Formal recognition will take place at the eight annual California All-State Music Education Conference (CASMEC) this February 15th-18th, 2018 in San Jose.


Holiday Sing Concerts

District Holiday Sing Concerts were Tuesday, December 5th and Thursday, December 7th at 6:30 p.m. Location: Bonita Valley Community Church (4744 Bonita Rd., Bonita, CA 91902) Middle and high school choirs from throughout the district provided a full stage of holiday music as well as traditional numbers for two consecutive nights.

Schools Represented on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017: Chula Vista Middle, EastLake High, EastLake Middle, Hilltop High, Montgomery High, Olympian High, Otay Ranch High, and Sweetwater High.

Schools Represented on Thursday, December 7th, 2017: Bonita Vista High, Bonita Vista Middle, Chula Vista High, Rancho del Rey Middle, San Ysidro High.


Rancho del Rey Middle School – Winter Choral Concert

Rancho del Rey Middle School Mixed Choir & Harmonia present Winter Choral Concert on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 6:30 pm with special guest: Wolf Canyon Elementary School Glee Club at Rancho del Rey Middle School Cultural Arts Center (1174 East J Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910) Donations are accepted at the door.

Downloadable flyer here.