Ms. Thrift

Phone: 925-779-7570


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Ms. Thrift

Ms. Thrift began teaching Theatre Arts in 2001 after graduating with a BA in Acting and Directing from San Francisco State University.  In 2010, she graduated from Southern Oregon University with a Master's in Theatre Production and Design.  Thrift has directed and produced more than 40 productions.  She teaches 3 levels of Theatre Arts classes as well as the Techincal Theatre class.

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Office Hours: 2:00-3:00 M-F

  • Theatre Classes Now Online

    Starting on April 6, online theatre education is happening through Google Classroom. Many of you had some experience with this before and I'm excited to try out this new technology while we stay safe at home. 

    If you have not done this already, here are the directions to join my Google classroom. Only students with DVHS email addresses can join. 

    1. Sign into your educational Google account with your email

      (This is: your first initial, last name, graduating year and


      The default password is: dvhs123456 (this recently changed to dvhs123456!—so try this if the first doesn’t work)

      (If you have logged on before and can’t remember the password or don’t have this email, let me know and I will have it reset or add you)
    2. If you are using a computer: Go to
      If you are using a phone or ipad: Use the Google Classroom app
    3. Sign in with your Google email described in #1
    4. Join my class. All students should see an invitation waiting for them. If you don't, check to make sure you are using your email. If you still don't see it, write me an email. 

      Please check-in and share this information with your friends who are in my classes. Check in on your progress by checking out your Aeries account. You can always email me with any questions or concerns:

      I miss you all and I’m looking forward to trying this new way of learning with you.  

      Ms. Thrift 


      For more details on logging in:

      Logging into Google Classroom: You have to use your school e-mail.

      (Our school email is Google Classroom Instructions for your student's email and password.)

      How to join a Google Classroom with a class code
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