Visual and Perfoming Arts

About Us

Alum Rock Union School District offers a wide variety of opportunities for students to participate in the visual and performing arts. Even through distance learning, students across the district are using their creativity and expressing themselves in the form of music, poetry, drawing, sculpture, digital media and more. Please visit our pages on the left to learn more about our programs!

Get in contact with us by emailing VAPA@arusd.org! 

Danelle Finnen, Interim Coordinator - VAPA, P.E. & Sports 

(408) 928-7615


Big Shout Out to the Alum Rock Jazz Band! 

Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, the Alum Rock Jazz Band has spent many hours after the regular school day to practice and perform virtually. We truly admire the extra time they have dedicated to to continuing their music education during this unique and challenging year. Click on the pictures below to view two exceptional recordings created through distance learning: 

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy 

 

Jazz Band Vocalists 

 


2021 Black History Month Expressions Contest 

We have officially concluded our Black History Month Expressions Contest! Huge thanks to Ms. Lynn White for leading and organizing this inaugural contest, and to Mr. Rigo Gomez at Linda Vista and Ms. Anna Nguyen at Renaissance II for their support. 

Top Prize Winners: 

Black Lives Matter by Micah - LUCHA Kindergarten 

Click HERE for the full video 

Ruby Bridges Lego Stop Motion by Peyton - Meyer 4th Grade

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Changes by Jackie - Adelante I 7th Grade 

Click HERE for the full video 

 

2nd Place Winners: 

HELP by Amaris - Adelante I 7th Grade 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rap by Jorge - McCollam - 4th Grade 

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BHM Matching Game by Joseph - LUCHA 2nd Grade 

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Other BHM Expressions Contest Entries