C.K. McClatchy Visual and Performance Arts (VAPA)
Grades 9-12

School Program

Program Information

Within VAPA, students will be provided with opportunities to explore careers within the broad fields of art, entertainment, and media; to understand the relationship between academic success and success in the workplace; and to develop the necessary skills to sustain a meaningful career in their chosen field. The experiences and training students receive VAPA will give them a solid educational foundation and prepare them for continued education and future career opportunities. Our graduates will be creative contributors to society and a positive influence within the community. 

Application Requirements

  1. Specialty Program Application (Available 12/4)
  2. Two Teacher Recommendations (one from your current ELA teacher and one from another current teacher). Recommendation requests will be submitted through the online application. 
  3. Portfolio submitted to McClatchy. (Visual Arts Portfolio: Photographs of artwork and Performing Arts Portfolio: Video of work)