Art, Media, and Performance Academy

The Art, Media, and Performance Academy (AMP) is a small school-within-a-school emphasizing visual, media, and performing arts professional training. The Academy provides an integrated education for high school students from diverse backgrounds. Through rigorous academic inquiry, collaborative learning, and professionally guided arts training, the AMP
Academy cultivates 21st century citizens, blending intellectual curiosity and academics with
artistic discipline that prepares students for college and career.
Visual Arts
When our students take art classes within AMP they learn skills in multiple art fields. Students interested in visual art may explore the arts through several different mediums, including 3D, 2D, and digital media. These experiences will prove useful in every students' future endeavors, whether they decide to pursue a profession in the arts or elsewhere.
Performing Arts
When students take performing arts classes with AMP academy they will have the chance to participate in performances and entertainment at Monterey High School. They will also have opportunities to watch several shows and performances on AMP field trips. These experiences will help students discover different performing techniques. The courses will help students seek to accomplish their career in the performing arts.
Interested in the Art Media Performance Academy?
2024-2025 School Year 
Due: December 15, 2023
 Email Applications to:
If you have any questions see Mrs. M in Room 68 or
AMP Team
Lauren McMercury
AMP Coordinator
Richee Stubblefield
AMP & Alpha Md-Z Counselor
Martha Tonkin
Digital Arts Teacher
Alicia Welch
Theatre Teacher
Charles Fleming
Vocal Arts Teacher
Marianne Hartfelt
Visual Arts Teacher
Elizabeth Rago
Visual Arts Teacher
Michelle Zaragoza
Science Teacher
Nicholaus Bourgeios
Individuals & Societies Teacher
Alex Haggerty
Individuals & Societies Teacher
Elizabeth Desimone
Math Teacher
Patrick Wang
Math Teacher
David Swartz
English Teacher
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