Upcoming Events in the VPA

What’s happening this month? DateTimeEventFri, February 21, 20205:30 – 7:30 PMStudent Art Exhibition - WILD PLACES: Opening NightSun, February 23, 20201:00 - 5:15 PMDr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Oratorical Festival - FINALFebruary 21-May 14, 2020M-F 9a-5p; Sa 10a-2pStudent Art Exhibition - WILD PLACESWed, March, 4, 20206-8pmOUSD Orchestra Fest; Roosevelt Middle School Art, Drama, Music -…

Art/Act: Youth – WILD PLACES Student Art Show

We have a large group of amazing artists showing pieces at the David Brower Center in Berkeley! All artwork addresses environmental concerns such as endangered plants and animals, and encourage visitors to protect our wild spaces. You can learn more about the Art/Act: Youth - WILD PLACES Project on the David Brower website. This is…

VPA Chemistry Students Conclude Wildfire Project

Students in the VPA Chemistry course concluded a project about wildfires this week. For the past 6 weeks, they had been studying the questions, "How are wildfires a part of California's natural ecology, and what can we do to prevent them?" They designed experiments, learned about what makes a community vulnerable to wildfires, and learned…

“Lockdown: Await Further Instructions” directed by Ms. Awele

On Thursday, December 19, Skyline's Professional Drama students will perform Lockdown: Await Further Instructions, a timely play co-written by teenagers in New York City and Oakland that reminds us about just how vulnerable schools are to gun violence and how vulnerable teens are to acute stress in their daily lives. The play takes us into…