Grand Middle School had a number of top-notch performances last month as the 6th grade Band held their annual Solo/Ensemble Recital at Boxholm. This year's adjudicator was Mr. Chuck Radke, former band director at Grand
Junction. He also plays clarinet in the Karl King Municipal Band. Mr. Radke was impressed by the talented musicians and gave each performer some tips and advice for improvements on paper as well as verbally.
Receiving I+ (Highly Superior) ratings were: (back row) Erin Zeka, sax solo & duet; Mackenzie Crampton, sax duet;
Angelica Moody, flute solo; Brianna Knight, clarinet solo; and (front row) Ashley McClendon, Mackenzie Russell, Serenity
Betts, Zoey Anschutz, percussion quartet.
SW-G musicians received NO III (good) ratings this year! Congratulations 6th graders!!
Receiving a I (Superior) rating were soloists: Mackenzie Russell, multi-percussion; Taegen Long, trumpet; Viatris Scott,
bass trumpet; Christine Housken, clarinet.
Receiving a II (Excellent) rating were: Flute Trio- Kylie Weiland, Taylor Haffner, Angelica Moody; Brass Duet- Taegen
Long, Viatris Scott; Clarinet Duet- Christine Housken, Brianna Knight
The Iowa Central Community College Industrial Technology Competition Day was on Wednesday, April 2 at ICCC in Fort Dodge. Bryce Scott participated in the Introduction to Shop Operations category. Bryce placed third in the competition and received a $100 scholarship and more than $50 in tools.
The Iowa Central Community College Business Competition Day was on Wednesday, April 2 at ICCC. The following students from Southeast Webster Grand participated in the day: Megan Snyder, Jay Lizer, Cade King, Colton Miller, Brady Axness, Hunter Nepereny, Caalyn Loehrs Dowling, Joe Sedlacek, Nicole Williams, Anthony Zigrang, Abby Anderlik, and David Clark.
Over 250 students from 19 area schools attend the competition each year with awards going to the top 5 individuals in each contest. The students winning awards this year are as follows:
|Caalyn Loehrs Dowling||Business Math||1st Place|
|Vocabulary and Spelling||5th Place|
|Colton Miller||Marksmanship||4th Place|
|Windows 7 Challenge||
|Abby Anderlik||Keyboarding Pro||
Prairie Valley and Southeast Webster-Grand School Districts are hosting a contest for any student or adult from either district who may want to submit an original design of Jaguars. Please submit your design to either the Southeast Webster-Grand principal’s office in Burnside or the
Prairie Valley principal’s office in Gowrie.
All designs need to be submitted by April 14, 2014, at 4:00p.m. Grades 4-11 students from both districts will be voting on the designs April 16th. Please remember these designs must be original and the school colors are Black and Teal with Silver accent.