During Spring Break 17 members from the Valley View High School Eagle Theatre Company attended the 2019 California Thespian Festival, this year’s theme being, “I am... We are, Thespians!”
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Each spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our congressional district.
On March 12, 2019, over two hundred Theatre students, theatre educators, friends and administrators from many schools in California gathered at the state capitol to meet with legislators and legislative aides. An annual event since 1998, over five thousand students and teachers have participated in this statewide event. Prize-winning Theatre students were invited to perform during the 21st Annual California Youth in Theatre Day. Students were given the opportunity to perform monologues, songs, dances and scenes on the Capitol grounds. Each school and student performer received certificates from California Educational Theatre Association declaring their EXCELLENCE IN THEATRE.
On March 15, 2019, over one hundred Theatre students from surrounding high schools participated in CSUSB high school theatre festival. The festival has students present monologues and scenes to professors from the university in hopes of receiving a placement.
Thirty-one creative visual artists from Valley View High School in Moreno Valley had their work exhibited at the 73rd Annual National Date Festival and Riverside County Fair in Indio during the weeks of February 15th-24th 2019. Valley View students garnered thirty-eight 1st place blue ribbon awards, seven 2nd place awards, and 3 best of class awards in a variety of two and three dimensional media classes including ceramics, pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, oil pastel, watercolor, collage, mixed media, sculpture, and photography.
Arts education activists, parents, students, teachers, and district administrators from around California came together in Palm Springs for the Arts Now Riverside County Summit on Wednesday.
Recently, art students from teacher Elvira Zink’s classes at Canyon Springs High School participated in the Youth Art Month (YAM) competition at the Vanguard Art Gallery. YAM is a statewide art competition that is held by the California Art Education Association in conjunction with the National Art Education Association. A few took home regional honors in the Inland Empire.
Elementary Arts held their second Art Show of the year with student work from the trimester two elementary schools, including Armada, Bear Valley, Chaparral Hills, Hidden Springs, Serrano, and TownGate.
Congratulations to Valley View High School Theater Program under the direction of Jeanine Lopez!
Amory (Amy) Martin a 9th grade student at Valley View High School is performing as “Annie” in the musical of the same name.