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“Take the Stairs” Tour Coming to Salina

Rory Vaden’s acclaimed Take the Stairs nationwide bus tour is coming to Salina!  Click here to download the event flyer.  This fun-filled event of inspiration, laughter and insight will help you overcome procrastination, improve your self-discipline and move you toward accomplishing your wildest

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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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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

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The Inaugural Blog!

Hello Everyone! I finally finished designing this blog, and now I get to write on it. Hooray! This blog will add an interesting dimension to our band classes at Lakewood Middle School. Each day, we will post what we learned

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Jack Stamp on Music

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