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Open House MAR 3

Seussical the Musical   APR 15, 16, 22, 23

Percussion Concert  MAY 5

Spring Dance Concert  MAY 13, 14

Spring Band Concert MAY 17

Fine Arts Day MAY 18

Spring Choir Concert MAY 19


Dear DVAPA Families,


Delta Education Group (DEG) is a 501 c3 non-profit booster club composed of parents of artistically passionate high school students at Deer Valley Academy of Performing Arts.   Our mission is to enhance the fine arts experience by coordinating parent, teacher, and community involvement.  Our financial support for the Academy helps to refine skills, acquire knowledge and develop leadership in all areas of the performing arts, preparing students for success in College, Career, and Life.

Please take a look at the many opportunities available to help DEG earn money that goes directly back to the students by way of Field Trips, Master Classes, workshops, lectures, etc.


1. Escrip– Register at & shop a variety of stores & DEG will receive a percentage of your eligible purchases.   

2. Amazon Smile, shop shop & choose Delta Education Group as your charity, and they will give .5% back on all eligible purchases.

3. Savemart Shares Card – pick up a card at the concessions stand or email nancy@delta

4. Raley’s – Register your Something Extra Card at


 5. Ewaste 4 Good – Visit & schedule a pickup date.  This opportunity is great for your place of work as well!

 6.  Spring Clothing Drive – Save your old clothes, shoes, linens, purses & stuffed animals for our annual spring clothing drive.  Date to be determined.

 7. Concession Donations – Donations of bottled water, candy, or chips to sell at our concessions stand is greatly appreciated. 

8. Company Match -Known employers; Chevron & Kaiser Permanente.  Make a donation to DEG and employer will match it.  Please check with your employer if they offer this benefit.

 For more information on any of the above, contact  nancy@deltaeducation

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   ...where ordinary moments become extraordinary experiences

Seussical: the Musical

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Friday, April 15   7:00

Saturday, April 16    2:00 & 7:00

Friday, April 22   7:00

Saturday, April 23    2:00 & 7:00


[online reserved seating will be available here - March 15th]



Ticket Prices:

online reserved seating $10 adults / $8 students / $5 children (under 10)


at the door general seating $12 adults / $10 students / $7 children (under 10)





Please see attached flyer for the Exploring College Options student/parent information sessions.


Students interested in learning about our local election process and gathering votes, can volunteer for a local campaign. Monica Wilson is running for Contra Costa's District 3 Supervisor. With the voting date of June 7th just around the corner, her campaign is in need of student interns to help canvass for this election. This is a great opportunity for high school students as they gain volunteer experience and a letter of recommendation for college.


For more information, see attached flyer.




If you are a HS student with a B average or better, you can earn up to 24 units of college credit by taking classes through Cal State Dominguez Hills. See attached for more information.


Performing Arts Locker

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Who we are and what do we do at Deer Valley High School

The Deer Valley Academy of Performing Arts is a pathway academy within Deer Valley High School. Our vision is to provide students with an immersion in the performing arts while maintaining a rigorous academic curriculum. The academy of Performing Arts offers their students many opportunities: To assemble with other creative and talented students and teachers; To learn ALL disciplines of the performing arts, across various cultures; To build confidence and to elevate communication skills; To collaborate with the civic and artistic communities. What the Academy of Performing Arts Expects from you: To DEVOTE yourself to learning through performing arts; To maintain a respectful  attitude to teachers and fellow students; To always STRIVE for academic and artistic excellence. Students will follow the four year course sequence for the Performing Arts Academy. As freshman you will take classes that include drama, choir or Instrumental Music, dance, and stage tech skills. The Academy of performing arts is looking for students with a PASSION for the performing arts.



The Deer Valley Academy of Performing Arts is a part of Deer Valley High School whose vision is to provide an immersion in the performing arts; that, in concert with a rigorous academic curriculum produces students who are well-prepared for further studies in a two or four year college or for employment in their chosen field.



Our curriculum exposes students to a wide range of performing arts traditions from throughout the world and across many cultures. Our students see themselves as members of a civic and artistic community through performances and collaborations with other groups and community organizations. Used effectively, a performing arts curriculum requires students to think independently and critically, work cooperatively, and become lifelong learners and patrons of the arts. 



Deer Valley Performing Arts Teachers and Staff

Balasoto, Celina
Bragen, Lawrence
delucia, Lauren
Devine, Sally
Kuntz, Sheree
Lawrence, Julie
Lewis, Scot
Magnussen, Grace
Mastrangelo, Michael
Health Teacher
Moats, Conan
Pearson, Kathy
Sagehorn, Michael
Standen, Wesley
Stark, Michelle
Thrift, Joyce
Ting, Damian
Whittington, Ruth
Widener, Larry
Wilkins, Blair
Assistant Principal

Performing Arts Locker

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