11.28.22

Art Walk 2022 – Southwest Middle School

2022 Art Walk Invite for Southwest Middle School
Join us for our first Art Walk!

We have a variety of genres, and mediums: paintings; watercolor, acrylic, pen and pencil drawings, printed digital art, and sculptures all done by our talented students.

Wednesday, December 7th from 5-8pm
Thursday, December 8th from 5-7pm
Friday, December 9th from 5-7pm
(Refreshments will be provided on opening day.)

Southwest Middle School – Auditorium
2710 Iris Ave, San Diego, CA 92154

See you soon!

 

2022 Invitación de caminata artística para Southwest Middle School
¡Les invitamos para nuestro primer Art Walk!

Tenemos una variedad de géneros y medios: pinturas; acuarela, acrílico, dibujos a pluma y lápiz, arte digital impreso y esculturas, todo realizado por nuestros talentosos estudiantes.

Miércoles 7 de diciembre de 5-8pm
Jueves 8 de diciembre de 5-7pm
Viernes 9 de diciembre de 5-7pm
(Refrigerios se proporcionarán el día de apertura).

Southwest Middle School – Auditorio
2710 Iris Ave, San Diego, CA 92154

¡Nos vemos luego!

11.21.22

2022 CAEA Statewide Professional Award Recipients

2022 Outstanding Secondary Visual Art Educator – Ed Lim

Ashley Escamilla CA-51 Congressional Art Award Winner

San Diego, CA., May 2022. – Congratulations! Ed Lim (Photo, AP 2D Art & Design, Filipino, ELD IV). 2022 Outstanding Secondary Visual Art Educator. California Art Education Association. Nov. 11, 2022. CSU Long Beach, CA. Photos: 5th Gr. Twins

Learn more about the recipients here.

11.16.22

The 2022 SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE SHOWCASE – 55TH ANNUAL BAND PAGEANT is Tomorrow!

2022 Southwestern College Showcase - 55th Annual Band Pageant
The 2022 Southwester College Showcase highlighting the bands of the Sweetwater Union High School District for its 55th Annual Band Pageant is tomorrow!

The Showcase will take place on Thursday, November 17 at 6PM in DeVore Stadium.

Don’t forget to get your presale tickets!
 
 
 

Tickets:

Presale tickets – $5.00 (plus a $0.50 online processing fee.)
All online sales will close 24 hours before event, November 16th.
Online presale tickets are available here or
scan the QR Code.
2022 Southwestern College Showcase - 55th Annual Band Pageant QR code for pre-sale tickets

At the door – $7.00
The box office opens at 5:15PM, November 17th.
(Cash, Credit, and Debit Cards accepted.)

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DeVore Stadium
Southwestern College
900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91910

See you there!

11.09.22

2022 Southwestern College Showcase – 55th Annual Band Pageant

2022 Southwestern College Showcase - 55th Annual Band Pageant
The 2022 Southwester College Showcase proudly highlights the bands of the Sweetwater Union High School District for its 55th Annual Band Pageant! The Showcase will take place on Thursday, November 17 at 6PM in DeVore Stadium.

Tickets:

Presale tickets – $5.00 (plus a $0.50 online processing fee.)
All online sales will close 24 hours before event, November 16th.
Online presale tickets are available here or
scan the QR Code.
2022 Southwestern College Showcase - 55th Annual Band Pageant QR code for pre-sale tickets

At the door – $7.00
The box office opens at 5:15PM, November 17th.
(Cash, Credit, and Debit Cards accepted.)

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DeVore Stadium
Southwestern College
900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91910

See you there!

08.10.22

Congressional Art Competition Award Winners – 2022

Ashley Escamilla wins 1st Place in Congressional Art Competition for the CA-51st District

Ashley Escamilla CA-51 Congressional Art Award Winner

San Diego, CA., May 2022. – Congratulations to Ashley Escamilla, an alumna of Bonita Vista High School. Her artwork, Diversidad, won 1st Place at the Congressional Art Award, CA-51st District, with the Hon. Juan Vargas. Her artwork will be displayed for one year at the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Teacher: Ed Lim.
(Photo #1: Courtesy of Juan Vargas. Photo #2: Ed Lim.)

Giovanna Sanchez wins 1st Place in Congressional Art Competition for the CA-53rd District

Ashley Escamilla CA-51 Congressional Art Award Winner

San Diego, CA., June 2022. – Congratulations to Giovanna Sanchez, an alumna of Bonita Vista High School. Her artwork, Piñata, won 1st Place at the Congressional Art Award, CA-53rd District, with the Hon. Sara Jacobs. Her artwork will be displayed for one year at the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. 2nd Place: Lili Mancilla, Untitled. 3rd Place: Paola Castillo, News. Additionally, the artwork of 16 Bonita Vista High School students is on display at the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park. Teacher: Ed Lim.
(Photos: Courtesy of the Sanchez family and Ed Lim.)

The Congressional Art Competition Winners for California can be found at the
Congressional Art Competition page.

07.27.22

Reminder: Sweetwater Summer Theater Institute – 2022

Disney's Beauty and the Beast header image

Tonight the Sweetwater Summer Theatre Institute’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast begins! Performances are Wednesday, July 27th – Friday, July 29th at 6:30 pm and Saturday, July 30th at 2:00 pm.

The production will be hosted at,
San Ysidro High School
Dr. Maida Torres Stanovik Performing Arts Center
(5353 Airway Road, San Diego, CA 92154)

General admission is $10, Students & Seniors (65+) is $5. (All tickets are Cash Only.) Limited Seating. The box office opens one hour prior to performance. See you there!

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
www.MTIShows.com

07.12.22

Sweetwater Summer Theater Institute – 2022

Disney's Beauty and the Beast header image

Celebrating its 18th year, the Sweetwater Summer Theatre Institute proudly presents this year’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

Production Dates: July 27-30, 2022 | Wednesday – Friday at 6:30 pm and Saturday at 2:00 pm.

The production will be hosted at San Ysidro High School in the Dr. Maida Torres Stanovik Performing Arts Center. (5353 Airway Road, San Diego, CA 92154)

General admission is $10, Students & Seniors (65+) is $5. (All tickets are Cash Only.) Limited Seating. Tickets will only be sold at the box office. The box office opens one hour prior to performance. Downloadable poster here.

Directed by Jose C. Lopez
Vocal Direction by: Michael Sakell
Music Direction by: Tony Sacco
Choreography: Michelle Camaya
Assistant Director: Kyra Sacco
Accompanist: Barbara Schroeder
Technical Director: Eusevio Cordoba
Costumes: Kyra Sacco
Stage Manager: Llenia Matto
Assistant Stage Managers: Nadia Jimenez & JefFery Thongkham

Help us celebrate our extremely talented and hard-working cast and crew. Join us and “Be Our Guest”!

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
www.MTIShows.com

06.16.22

Summer Arts Academy – 2022

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The Summer Arts Academy for VAPA students was amazing! We would like to congratulate and thank all the students, teachers, parents, and staff for a successful camp this year!

The SUHSD Summer Arts Academy was a FREE one-week camp offered each summer to Sweetwater Union High School District students that are currently enrolled in the arts. The camp celebrated the Visual Arts, Choir, Concert Band, Dance, Orchestra, Mariachi, Baile Folklórico, and Color Guard.

Once again, we would like to thank all the students that participated this year. Have a great summer break and see you next year!

Color Guard

Vocal Group

Orchestra

Visual Art

Dance

Baile Folklórico

Band

Mariachi

Group photo