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Fall Play NOV 13, 14, 19, 20

Jazz Concert  DEC 8

Choir Concert DEC 10

Dance Concert JAN 15, 16

Acting Performance JAN 22

DV Talent Show FEB 18

Seussical the Musical   APR 15, 16, 21, 22, 23

Percussion Concert  MAY 5

Spring Dance Concert  MAY 13, 14

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

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

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   ...where ordinary moments become extraordinary experiences

DVAPA Fall Play

Deer Valley Academy of Performing Arts presents The Arabian Nights, written by Mary Zimmerman, a comical and insightful play about the magic of storytelling and its power to change the human heart. Come experience the fascinating world of the Middle East in all its splendor. The play is directed by Joyce Thrift, a new acting teacher and director at DVHS. Be sure to attend this outstanding performance! Showing Nov. 13, 14, 19, 20 at 7:00 PM and Nov 14 at 2:00 PM in the Deer Valley High School Theater, 4700 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. Adults $10, Students $7 / $5 with DV Teal Card.

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Arabian Nights - Fall Play

Nov 13, 14, 19, 20 @ 7:00 PM 

Nov 14 @ 2PM

Deer Valley Theater

ADMISSION: $10 adults / $7 students / $5 wTeal Card  

Winter Choir Concert

Thursday, Dec 10th

7:00 PM

Admission $5 / $3 Teal Card


ACT Prep/HBCU College Spring Tour hosted by Parents Connected
Parents Connected is offering an ACT Prep Course - Jan. 9, 2016 - Jan. 30, 2016. For more information, please click on the following link:
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Bank of America Student Leaders Internship
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Sports Legends Hall Volunteers Needed
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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

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