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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

Marching Mustangs Earn Superior Rating at Marching Festival

Students in the 8th grade band performed at the High Plains Marching Festival at Fort Hays State University and earned a rating of superior.  Selections included Werewolves of London, Evil Ways, Thriller, and On Salina.  The band was joined on

Posted in 8th Grade Band, Performances

8th Grade Marching Mustangs Perform Halloween Pregame Show

The 8th grade marching mustangs performed their Halloween-themed pregame show at the Salina Central football game.  The 35-member group played Werewolves of London, Evil Ways, and Thriller.  Katie Boyer, featured twirler, performed a routine with the group.  The band was

Posted in 8th Grade Band

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

8th Grade Mustang Band Performs at Fort Hays Marching Festival

The 8th grade marching band traveled to Hays to perform at the Fort Hays Marching Festival. Students performed a patriotic show including Yankee Doodle, You’re A Grand Old Flag, and This Is My Country.  The judges had very nice comments

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8th Grade Mustang Band Performs at State Fair

The 8th Grade Mustang Band performed at the Kansas State Fair. 44 students participated in the event and performed “You’re a Grand Old Flag” and “This Is My Country.” Twirlers for the event were Molly and Kiley. Following the performance,

Posted in 8th Grade Band, Performances

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

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