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Dr. Edward Trimis (BA, MA, EdD.), Principal  has held several teaching and administrative positions in Los Angeles at all levels and has been responsible for many reforms and innovative music and arts programs in schools featured in several newspapers and local and national journals, is an adjunct professor at USC, is a highly sought after presenter at local, state-wide, and national conferences, and frequently serves the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) as a visiting team chair. He has served as a principal at Verdugo Hills High School, City of Angels School and Virtual Academy, and Manual Arts High School, assistant principal at Polytechnic High School, central office positions as a Specialist (Grants Unit) and Coordinator (Operations), and teacher at Huntington Park High School  and Berendo Middle School.

Trimis is proud member of the National Association for Music Education, LAUSD Senior High School Principals Organization (president), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Professional Musicians Local 47,  the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC), and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). You may find his complete bio at

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Ms. Terri Grinner (BA, MA), Assistant Principal has been a committed educator in the Los Angeles Unified School District for 17 years. She has served the students and the Los Angeles community as a middle and high school ELA Teacher, Title I Coordinator, WASC Coordinator, Grade Level Lead, Common Core Lead, and Assistant Principal. Ms. Grinner comes with expertise in many areas which include: curriculum and instruction design, professional development, professional learning communities, counseling, master scheduling, special education, restorative practices, and parent and community engagement.  In addition to her professional positions, Ms. Grinner enthusiastically served as a senior advisor and assistant cheerleading coach for nearly 10 years. Ms. Grinner is an active community volunteer and holds membership in several community service based organizations in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.