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Seussical Ends in a Flash!

Seussical Ends in a Flash!

Anjel-Ali Ormond and Gillian Knowles

November 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, Fine Arts, Uncategorized

Curtain Call Productions preformed "Seussical: The Musical" last week. As the performance came to a close, the cast visited the elementary and intermediate schools to deliver "Seussical" shirts and met some of the kids. At the end of the day, the cast headed home and said goodbye to a great show -- but...

Band Advances to Area

Band Advances to Area

Alex Norton, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Fine Arts, Showcase

The band competed in the UIL Marching Contest earlier today and got 1s all the way across the board, the best score possible. They have advanced to Area on Oct. 27. Now, they have to prepare for Area in hopes that they can advance to State. “I think the next step for us is really buckling down and focu...

Showstoppers Kick their Way to Second Place

Showstoppers Kick their Way to Second Place

Jisu Choi, Reporter

March 27, 2017


Filed under A&E, Fine Arts

The  Showstoppers competed in national competition last Saturday Denton, placing in several different categories. “As a junior, I’ve been to a lot of competitions, but this one was overall my favorite,”  junior Audrey Murphy said. “I was nervous at first, but after performing the fir...

Band Completes Sweepstakes Award

Band Completes Sweepstakes Award

Lucas Marchesani, Online Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under A&E, Fine Arts

Today the band competed in the UIL concert and sight reading contest. After a long season full of after-school rehearsals and practices, the band finally ended their season by receiving a composite 1 for concert and all 1's for sight reading (bands are scaled on a scale of one to five, with 1's being...

Band Runs Through Program at Invitational

Band Runs Through Program at Invitational

Lucas Marchesani

February 21, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, News

The band held their annual UIL Invitational yesterday, and for the first and only time this year performed their program before UIL. "The band scored overall a one on their prepared music, and scored a one on sight reading," said band Director Mark Windham. "We have some work to do before next Wednesday,...

Art Students Win National Awards

Art Students Win National Awards

Samantha Knowles, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Fine Arts, News

  Fourteen students from Pleasant Grove were on the list of  Scholastic Art and Writing Contest winners when the list was released Feb. 3. Students received  Gold or Silver Keys or Honorable Mentions in the  competition, and some students received multiple awards. “I think that most older people remember S...

Four States Band Masters Association Starts Today

Four States Band Masters Association Starts Today

Lucas Marchesani

January 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Fine Arts

For five students in band, today begins a clinic at Texas High School. From today until Saturday students will audition and practice for a concert held on Saturday in the Texas High PAC. Those five students, who were selected out of hundreds of students from Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma,...

All-Region and Four States Bands Announced

All-Region and Four States Bands Announced

Lucas Marchesani

December 13, 2016


Filed under Feature, Fine Arts

Over the past two weeks various accolades have been announced in band, most notably the Four States Band Masters Association and the All-Region Band. For Pleasant Grove, both were successful ventures as four people were named to the honor band, and seven to all-region. "I wasn't sure if I was going...

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