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Find Your Own Rhythm

Find Your Own Rhythm

Finding is rhythm senior, John Simon started playing at the age of 10 and never stopped. “I found it intriguing to make and play a beat of my own,” Simon said. Simon also started playing the drums because it was fun and interesting. He likes that he can make a combination of beats. “Drumming is made up of so many […]

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Band Hosts Christmas Concert

Band Hosts Christmas Concert

Many families have Christmas traditions– eating a particular meal, going caroling or even leaving cookies for Santa are all commonalities. The band hosts their annual Christmas concert every December. “[The band show] is a lot less hectic than most shows. It basically celebrates the semester’s work and end of the year with some good holiday music,” said Phillip Franklin, the […]

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Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 9

Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 9

This week on Wildcat News, Brody Hall follows the Grim Reaper as Joco Teen Drivers spreads awareness on the consequences of distracted driving. Nik Reaser compares last year’s phone policy to this year’s. Ariel Andrews checks out the first school dance in seven years. Katherine Serrell travels to Johnston Community College for Explore JCC Day. Erik Beene covers senior night […]

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A Festive Event

The crowd bobbed along to the catchy tunes, smiling as they began to feel the holiday spirit fill their hearts. The band captured the attention of the auditorium as they skillfully manipulated their instruments to create a festive melody that floated through the air like a swirl of snowflakes. On Dec. 4 at 7 p.m., the auditorium hosted spectators as […]

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The tuba section plays in a 2013 4th of July parade. Photo courtesy of Youtube user Kodiakchick.

Tuba Genius?

Sweat drips from faces as the bright stadium lights shine down. Nearly 100 students stand in formation, feeling pulses of adrenaline as they flex their toned muscles. The crowd watches in anticipation. The Marching Band begins their intense half time show, and one particular student’s face breaks into a huge smile as he picks up his unusually large instrument. Constant […]

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