Otay Ranch High School – Drama

Otay Ranch High School Theatre presents The Complete Works of Shakespeare on April 14 & 15 and 21 & 22 at 7pm. Tickets are $5 presale & $7 at the door. Location: Otay Ranch Theatre – 1250 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista, CA 91913. Directed by Joseph Shumate.

Printable poster here.

Congratulations – Band

Congratulations to the Montgomery High School Aztec Concert Band for receiving a Unanimous Superior rating at the CMEA Band and Orchestra Festival at Olympian High School on Friday, April 14, 2017!

Congratulations to our VAPA Director Jeff Kover. On March 13th, 2017 he was presented a plaque for his support of the Maytime Band Review.

Chula Vista High School – Drama

Chula Vista High School Drama Department presents The Foreigner on March 9-10 at 7pm and March 11 at 2pm & 7pm. General Admission is $7 at the door. Location: Chula Vista High School Little Theater. Directed by Sharon Maley.

 

2017 Sweetwater Summer Arts Academy at Camp Cuyamaca

The Sweetwater Summer Arts Academy is a FREE one week camp offered each summer to over 150 Sweetwater Union High School District students in Visual and Performing Arts classes. The intense week closes with student performances and an art exhibit.

The academy takes place at Camp Cuyamaca, the Outdoor School for the San Diego County Office of Education, from June 19th through June 24th, 2017.

Interest form deadline was March 18, 2017. Selected students will be notified soon.

Watch a short video of last year’s camp experience here.

District Baile Folklorico Concerts

District Baile Folklorico Concert is Friday & Saturday, March 17 and 18 at 6pm. Saturday, March 18 matinee at 2pm. Location: San Ysidro High School Maida Torres-Stanovik Performing Arts Center (5353 Airway Road, San Diego, CA 92154)

Featuring Folklorico groups from Castle Park High, Chula Vista High, Hilltop High, Mar Vista High, Olympian High, Otay Ranch High, San Ysidro High, and Sweetwater High.

Tickets are $10.00

Downloadable flyer here and mini flyers here.

District Show Choir Festival

District Show Choir Festival is Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 6pm – Eastlake High School Ruth Chapman Performing Arts Center (1120 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista, 91915) Featuring SUHSD’s fines Show Choirs! General admission is $5 at the door.

Schools Represented: Bonita Vista High, Chula Vista High, Eastlake High, Otay Ranch High, and Sweetwater High.

Downloadable flyer here.

District Dance Concert

District Dance Concert is Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7pm. Location: Chula Vista High School Jack Tygett Performing Arts Center (820 Fourth Ave. Chula Vista, CA 91911)

Featuring middle and high school Dance programs. Participating Schools: Bonita Vista High, Castle Park High, Chula Vista High, Chula Vista Middle, Eastlake High, Olympian High, Otay Ranch High, and Sweetwater High.

Tickets are $5 and are only available in advance; Please contact your site’s Dance teacher to purchase tickets.

Downloadable flyer here.

District Student Art Exhibition

District Student Art Exhibition runs from February 17 – April 4th, 2017 at the South Chula Vista Library (389 Orange Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91911) Featuring middle and high school student artwork. Awards were given to the top entries on Friday, March 10th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

Click here to see the winners!

Downloadable poster here. Designed by ORH student Bailey Bannister.

 

District StringFest

District StringFest is Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7 pm. Location: Montgomery High School – Gymnasium (3250 Palm Avenue, San Diego, CA 92154)

Featuring hundreds of string students in combined middle and high school orchestras under the direction of guest conductor Michael Gerdes, Director of Orchestras at San Diego State University.

Schools Represented: Castle Park High, Castle Park Middle, Chula Vista High, Chula Vista Middle Eastlake High, Eastlake Middle, Hilltop High, Hilltop Middle, Mar Vista High, Mar Vista Academy, Olympian High, Otay Ranch, and San Ysidro High.

Also performing: District String Orchestra under the direction of Jennifer Opdahl and the District Symphonic Orchestra under the direction of Greg Caldera and Maren Glover.

General admission is $5 at the door.

Downloadable flyer here.

Chula Vista High School – Visual Art

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By Natalia Lopez, 12th grade, Honorable Mention Award in 9-12 Two Dimensional Art

Congratulations to Chula Vista High School visual art students and their teacher, Michelle Spielman, for the following entries in the 2017 Youth Art Month Exhibition! Their artwork will be recognized at the Closing Awards Reception on March 5, 2017 at the Rose Gallery at Francis Parker School (6501 Linda Vista Rd. San Diego, CA 92111) from 1:00 – 2:30 pm. YAM Exhibition runs from Jan. 23 through March 5, 2017. Open to the public Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. Download the 2017 YAM Flier here.

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By Arianna Gutierrez-Gonzalez, 12th grade, Finalist

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By Serena Cardenas, 11th grade, Finalist

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By Artayne Ramsey, 12th grade, Finalist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Chula Vista High School visual art student Jocelyn Jimenez. Her artwork was selected to be exhibited in the “Young Art 2017: Beyond the Ordinary” exhibit from April 15 – May 18, 2017 at the San Diego Museum of Art (Balboa Park, 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92102)