Archive for the ‘Music Education’ Category

6th Grade Concert:Adams Middle School Concert

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8th Grade Concert – November 5, 2009 Adams Middle School Fall Concert

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NPHS Jazz Ensemble Concert 12/15/2009

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NPHS Symphonic Band concert 12/15/2009

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music_bandThe following are two interesting articles from Science Daily:

Music Education Can Help Children Improve Reading Skills

Social Skills, Extracurricular Activities In High School Pay Off Later In Life

As educators we already know this, but it is always good to have research to help back it up!

South Pacific North Platte High School students’ hard work and practice is paying off as they perform their musical “South Pacific.” The amazing cast has been working since December to share a wonderful performance of the Rogers and Hammerstein classic. One of the great cast members is my own Hannah Hokanson!!!

The musical is directed by Leah Purdy and performances are March 7th and 8th at 7:30 p.m. and March 9th at 2:00 p.m. in the North Platte High School Performing Arts Center. Read the following newspaper article for more information: “High School prepares South Pacific


Thanks to all who have supported this blog and especially to those who helped me get started (It is hard to believe it will soon be a year since H I T began!). I look forward to a renewed body of work and a continued sharing of bits and pieces that I find interesting, innovative, and helpful. Peace to you all!!!