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6th Graders Participate in Band Olympics

6th grader band students completed their Band Olympics unit. Students were assigned teams and worked together to compete in competitive and non-competitive events. A handful of individuals and teams set “world records” in their events. Visit the World Records section

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7th and 8th Grade Bands March in All Schools Day Parade

The 7th and 8th grade marching bands traveled to McPherson to participate in the All Schools Day Parade.  The parade featured nearly 30 bands from area schools as well as floats and other organizations.  Following the parade, students enjoyed rides,

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Band students and families enjoy barbecue and concert

The Lakewood Bands hosted a BBQ and concert on May 4, 2011 to raise money for next year’s 8th graders to participate in the Festival of Music at Worlds of Fun.  338 people attended the barbecue with close to 500

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Students Participate in Band Lock-In

What do you get when you combine 105 middle school band students, 21 parent/teacher volunteers, 7 professional musicians, 4 high school students, 6 dodgeballs, 12 basketballs, 6 ping pong tables, 4 movies, 240 cans of pop, and 25 pizzas?  —

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Lock-In Info Distributed in Class

Students received information for the upcoming band lock-in during class class.  The lock-in will take place on April 1st, with student arriving at 6:30 PM that evening and being picked up the following morning at 7:00 AM.  The information distributed

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Band Festival Results

Congratulations to our band students for their accomplishments at the Salina Middle-Level Band Festival on Friday, March 4 at Central High School.  Here are the results of the performances: 6th Grade Band – Superior 7th Grade Band – Superior 8th

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Week 3 Summary

Band students at Lakewood Middle School finished their third week of classes today.  The 8th grade band has been working on music for their Rolling Stones marching show.  This week they finished memorizing the music and next week they will

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Week 2 Summary

Students at Lakewood Middle School finished their second week of school today. The bands have been playing their instruments this week and getting back in the routine. It was great to visit with parents at orientation earlier this week. Thanks

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Welcome Back to School

Students at Lakewood Middle School finished their first week of classes today. Monday was an orientation for 6th grade students. On Tuesday, the 7th and 8th graders returned from summer vacation. In band, the students participated in a variety of

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Week 1

This past week, band students got back in the swing of things following two weeks of winter vacation.  Students in each class learned a new warm-up.  Students also signed up to perform solos and ensembles at music contest in March. 

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