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…

Class Visit from Academy of Art University

Duane from Academy of Art University presented to classes on Monday, December 9th. He not only gave an overview of post-high school opportunities for Associate Degree, Bachelor and Master Degrees, but he also shared an opportunity for current high school students. All high school students, whether a freshman or senior, can take FREE classes in…

2019 Senior Capstone Project Introduced

On Thursday, students learned about the 2019 Senior Capstone Project. This project is a graduation requirement for all students in the VPA Pathway. Over the course of the year, students will develop their own rigorous Focus Question around a specific problem of their own interest. They will then develop numerous pieces of art and essays,…

Dual Enrollment Painting Class

Beginning in the 2019-20 school year, students at Skyline have the opportunity to participate in a Dual Enrollment Painting class. In this class - taught by professional painter and teacher at Skyline, Jamie Treacy - students are challenged to learn the beginnings of painting technique and grow their skills. As a Dual Enrollment course from…