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Creative and Performing Arts



We strive to guide students through understanding their academic responsibilities, developing their confidence through the artistic process, creating a body of works that connects their social well being to their future.


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what is capa?


The Creative and Performing Arts Small Learning Community provides students a rigorous curriculum centered around the arts.  Students will be expected to participate in classes specific to stagecraft, visual art, media entertainment, vocal and instrumental music, dance, acting, script writing and directing/producing each academic year. In addition to coursework, students will be able to apply learned skills to job shadowing and internships specifically tailored to their interests. All students in the Creative and Performing Arts SLC are invited to explore their artistic abilities in various genres with the expectation to showcase their talents through productions, concerts, and exhibitions.

Career paths in CAPA can include but are not limited to: actor, artist, choreographer, composer/arranger, conductor, crew jobs, dancer, fashion, designer, journalist, lighting designer, makeup artist, manager, music therapist, musician, painter, playwright, producer, publisher, radio/television broadcaster, sound engineer, stage hand, stagecraft/set designer, talent agent, teacher and technician.






December 2014: Mr. Castanon


For the month of December, our teacher of the month is Mr. Castanon! Mr. Castanon chose CAPA as his SLC because he teaches drama. Castanon has been teaching for 14 years and been in theater since age 4. From his mother's exposure to the arts of drama, the influence stuck to his to this day as it is what he now teaches himself. Aside from teaching drama and conducting the latest theatre productions, he also teaches AVID, is involved with LULAC community service, is an avid church goer, and has children that he loves dearly. When Castanon was asked of what was his most fond personal accomplishment was, he answered almost automatically, ¨My kids.¨ Castanon is proud to be a Titan because Chavez is still new, what we do now is setting traditions for future Titan graduates and the first to do a lot of things. Thank you for being a dedicated educator, we are very proud and honored to have you as our teacher of the month for December, Mr. Castanon!


December 2014: Timothy Saenz

For the month of December, our SLC is proud to have Timothy Saenz as our student of the month! Timothy chose CAPA as his SLC because he is a musician. From being actively involved in jazz band, marching band, and drum line, his interests in music are very obvious. Tim's personal accomplishment is just being able to do the best that he can. One of Tim's goals this year is to do well at upcoming jazz competitions. Tim is proud to be a Titan because through out creative and performing arts courses, he is able to excel musically. We are proud of you Tim! Congratulations on being student of the month this month!





President: Alicia Eam

Vice President: Kahlea Perry

Secretary: Lamare Johnson

Treasurer: Jasmine So

CAPA Teachers

Areida, Mike
Castanon, Daniel
Coleman, Art
Eaton, Sarah
Haas, Erika
Kovanis, Monica
Mangahas, Martha
Micenheimer, Michael
Nguyen, Cuong
Perovich, Mark
Smith, Michael
Turner, Dennie
Verstl, Mollie