- Strike is MONDAY 5/2/16 2:30-5:30
- Reflections for Tom Jones are DUE Monday by 12:50pm
- ALL D&P students will have lab on the following dates: 5/5, 5/9, 5/10 & 5/11.
- "Name Your Seat" Raffle tickets are being sold by all D&P students. Each entry is $5 and can win you a named set in the YPAS Mainstage. For students selling: all money and/or unsold tickets are due back to ERIC by 5/18/2016.
- TECH OLYMPICS is coming May 20th @7:00 pm! We are so excited for this event. Following Tech Olympics is the D&P lock in. Techies spend the night on campus and enjoy various activities. We are looking for gift card donations for Tech Olympics. Email Amy firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help.
Some reminders for the next few weeks:
We have lots of upcoming events and tasks for our Techies. Please see below. Also, please keep checking the D&P calendar to see for additions or changes. Thanks!
All of our students by now have heard they will be doing a video interview this spring. The DUE DATE for the video to be uploaded is 5/16/16. There is an online application that must be completed by students located on our website. The same day students must bring a copy of their cover letter and resume to class. Information on how to upload, video requiremens, and the application can be found under current students on the website. Click Here
Photo orders for Shrek and Dance Concert 16 are DUE 4/22/16 . The images can be found at https://ypasproductions.shutterfly.com/pictures . Remember every techie gets ONE photo per production FREE if you order by the DUE DATE. Otherwise you must pay for any images you order late.
Tech Olympics May 20th
Our annual night of fun is quickly approaching (May 20th @ 7pm in the Mainstage Theater). Tech Olympics is a fun filled evening where the Techies compete for prizes and $. Events like Knot Tying, Costume Quick Change, and Basic Wiring challenge our kids to show what they have learned. Students: sign ups will be posted May 1st! Also, as an exclusive for YPAS Techies...we have a LOCK IN following Tech Olympics. At 10 pm we lock the doors and party the night away! We ask that parents pick up their techies by 8:30 am on Saturday morning.
WE NEED YOUR (parents) HELP! Each year we ask for donation of gift cards, theater tickets, cash.. to give to our students for prizes. Some items that made great prizes last year were gift cards (Target, Starbucks, itunes, Pizza Hut, McDonalds, etc.) and cash (*for Amy to purchase gift cards :)) We are looking for 13 prize packages (of about $20 each) If you can help, in any way, please contact Amy (email@example.com; 485-8355)
Even if you can’t help out before the event, we are hoping you can still support us with your attendance. Last year we had some great cheering sections (some with signs!—which the kids loved!). Everyone is welcome (it’s free!), bring your family and friends to support the kids!!
Current Student and Parent Survey
The Manual and YPAS administration is asking students AND parents complete a survey about YPAS/ Manual and the community. The link is below. The final date to submit this survey is 4/18/16.
All Department Lab Dates
In order to facilitate the renovations happening this summer, we will be packing up the Tech spaces on 5/5, 9, 10, and 11. These are mandatory lab dated and will be from 2:30-5:30 each day.
A reminder, if a student does not have lab they are to ride home on the bus. Parents please check the calendar to ensure your student needs to be here (we have been having some major issues from our students hanging around). If they are tutoring they must be picked up at MANUAL. D&P students should not be in the YPAS building when there is not lab or without permission/ supervision by a YPAS teacher. Thanks for your help!
Every student in D&P takes proficiency tests each year to ensure we are retaining the information. Level 3 tests are on 5/4/16 (Drafting, Arts Media, Design Concepts)
Level 2 tests are on 5/11 (Costume History, Props & Paint, Sound)
Level 1 tests are on 5/18 (lighting, Costume Construction, and Stagecraft)
Students should begin reviewing the information as to be ready for the exams.
Other Important Dates:
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