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Mustang Bands Perform Halloween Concert

Students in the Mustang Band at Lakewood Middle School performed a Halloween Concert at the Salina Central Auditorium.  The groups dressed in costumes and performed spooky music.  You can watch the two videos below to see the entire concert.  The

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band, Performances

Students Star in Music Videos

The 7th and 8th grade students made music videos in class on Friday, November 18.  Here are the results of their work: 8th Grade – Don’t Stop Believing by Journey 7th Grade – Party Rock Anthem

Posted in 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band, Just for Fun

Vietnam Veteran Shares Experiences with Band

In preparation for their 9-11 memorial concert, the Mustang Bands heard from Dave Herman, a Vietnam Veteran, about the sacrifices made by veterans and those currently serving in the military. The Lakewood Middle School Mustang Bands will present a concert

Posted in 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

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,

Posted in 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

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. 

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

Snow, snow, go away…

This past week, band students got new music and took playing tests to assess their learning this quarter.  Here is the week-in-review: Monday, December 7 – Students got new music today and reviewed for their playing tests. Tuesday, December 8 – Students

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

A Week in Review

Here is a summary of band activities from this past week: Monday, November 30 – The bands ran through their concert order.  Student speakers in each class began practicing reading the script for the concert.  All the students continued working

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

Band Update

It has been a few days since the last blog post, so here is a quick update. The band concert is scheduled for Thursday, December 3 at 7:30 PM.  The students need to wear their band polo with long pants

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

Tuesday

The bands are on track to put on a great concert on December 3!  The 8th graders played through all of their music today from beginning to end: “For Unto Us,” “I Saw Three Ships,” and “Santa’s Fiesta.”  The 7th

Posted in 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band, All Classes

Let It Snow!

Today it snowed!  But we still had school. The 7th graders made up some ground on the practice competition over the weekend.  The 8th graders closed the gap between them and the 6th graders, but the 6th graders continue to

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

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