Keller ISD Fine Arts Notes

A weekly newsletter from Keller ISD Fine Arts

No. 12 November 10, 2014

Congratulations to the Keller High School Band - UIL State Marching Band Finalist

The Keller High School Marching Band earned a tenth place finish at the UIL 6A State Marching Band Contest in San Antonio on November 4.


This marks the highest position a Keller ISD band has placed in the state competition since 1999, when the then 4A Fossil Ridge Band placed 4th and Keller High Band finished 2nd.


Congratulations to the students, parents, and Keller High community on an unforgettable season! And thank you to directors Mark McGahey, Ryan Heath, Frank Chapple, Daniel Bloss, and the entire marching band staff for your dedication to the Keller Band Program!

Fossil Ridge Student's Ornament to be on Dispay at State Capitol

Congratulations to Fossil Ridge's Jesus Bribiescas for winning the District 93 Christmas Ornament contest! His entry was chosen out of over 170 submissions!

Jesus' ornament will hang on the Texas House Capitol Christmas Tree. It's a great honor for a great student. Jesus is the student art teacher Chris Brown.

Drumline Contest Results

Congratulations to the Keller Central and Keller High School Drumlines on their performances at the Lonestar and Lewisville Drumline Contests last weekend!


The Keller Central Drumline took second place and outstanding front ensemble in the Division II Silver classification at the Lonestar Contest at Marcus Stadium.


After barely missing out on finals in the Division I classification at Lonestar, Keller High made the short trip to Lewisville Stadium, where they won their division, and took home outstanding cymbal, tenor, and snare captions at the Lewisville Drumline Invitational.

Hair Spray

Fossil Hill Middle School's Hairspray, Jr. will continue on November 10 and 11 at 7:00 pm in the Fossil Hill Cafeteria. Tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students. A special "Student Night" is scheduled for November 10, where student tickets are only one dollar!

Trinity Springs Theatre Notes

Trinity Springs Middle School's Theatre Production class is presenting "Big Bad", a children's play. They will be traveling to Trinity Meadows Intermediate School to present for the 5th and 6th graders, but they will be also be presenting for the community on Thursday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. at TSMS. Tickets will be $2.00 at the door. Concessions will be sold at $1.00


Trinity Springs Middle School's drama club, The Titan Theatre Troupe, will be presenting a Christmas production called "The Trial of Santa" on Friday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m. in the TSMS cafeteria. It's the trial of the century! Santa Claus is in court with a bratty nine-year old girl (Emily Worthington), and Santa is charged with delivering the wrong present on Christmas Day. This play was fully directed by 8th grader Karen Sager and co-directed by 8th grader Emma Shields. Tickets will be sold at the door by giving two cans of food per person. These cans of food will be donated to the Community Storehouse. Concessions will also be sold for $1.00 each.

Timberview Middle School Presents their First Musical - "Beauty and the Beast, Jr"

Timberview Middle School's production of Beauty and the Beast Junior will be the school's first musical performance ever!


Come out and support these talented students and their directors.


The play runs November 21, 22, and 23 at 7:00 p.m., as well as a noon matinee on November 22. Tickets are $4.00 plus $1.00 for dessert!

Timber Creek Presents "West Side Story" December 11-13

The Timber Creek Theatre Department presents West Side Story, December 11-13 at 7 PM, with an additional matinee performance at 2:30 PM on Saturday, December 13. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students; KISD employees get in free with ID.

Legally Blonde

Central High School announces their fall musical, "Legally Blonde!"


The show runs December 11, 12, and 13 at 7:00 pm, with matinee performances on December 13 and 14 at 2:30 pm.


Admission is $10 for students and $12 for adults.

Indian Springs Middle School Band Midwest Send-Off Performance

Join the family and friends of the Indian Springs Band at 7:00 pm on December 15 at the Argyle High School Auditorium for the band's Midwest Send-Off Performance.


The Indian Springs Middle School Band will perform the same program they will be presenting at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, IL, on December 18.

Keller High School Madrigal Dinner

The 16th Annual Madrigal Gala and Dinner, presented by the Choirs of Keller High School, is set for Friday, December 12th and Saturday, December 13th.


‘Madrigal’ celebrations began during the Middle Ages and continued into the Renaissance period. This winter holiday banquet was not an isolated meal but a series of elaborate festive events filled with pageantry. Trumpet fanfares signaled the service of specific courses and dishes within the feast. Guests danced, told stories, and sang in enthusiastic outbursts of merrymaking.


PERFORMANCE DATES: Friday, December 12, 2014, 6:30pm and Saturday, December 13, 2014, 6:30pm


TICKETS: $25.00 Per Person - Price includes refreshment, dinner, and entertainment

PERFORMANCE ONLY TICKETS: $10.00 --- Sold in advance and at the door


TICKET SALES: Tickets may be purchased in the Choir Room through Monday, December 8th.

District R.O.C.K Art Show

The Keller ISD Fine Arts Department is pleased to present its first R.O.C.K Community Art Show!


Please enjoy the artwork displayed in local businesses throughout the community inspired by the theme "Reaching Out with Character and Kindness."


Participating businesses include the following, and more:


Albertsons

Alliance Pediatrics

Christy's Corner

Cotton Patch

Creekside Pet Care

Double Dave's Pizza

DQ Restuarant

EECU

Family Video

Sprouts

Habeneros

Hollywood Burgers

Ideal Dental

John Paul's Print Shop

Just For Grins

Kids R Kids

Krogers

Keller Public Library

Kroger

Lee's Grilled Ch.

Legacy

Mathnasium

McReynolds Othadontics

New Beginnings Family Chiropractic

Natatorium

Northpark YMCA

Pebbles Preschool (Cornerstone Baptist)

Police/Shelter

Raising Cane's

SafeSplash Swim School

Summerglen Library

Taste of Asia

Unity One Credit Union

US Gold Gymnastics

Yogurtville

Watauga Library

Zoe's

Woodland Springs Animal Hospital

Watauga Library

This Week in Keller ISD?

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Monday, November 10

Fossil Hill MS "Hairspray, Jr." 7:00 pm


Tuesday, November 11

Fossil Hill MS "Hairspray, Jr." 7:00 pm


Thursday, November 13

Keller vs. Plano West 6:00 at AT&T Stadium


Friday, November 14

McKinney Boyd vs. Fossil Ridge 6:00 at AT&T Stadium


Saturday, November 15

Allen vs. Keller Central 5:00 at AT&T Stadium

Middle School All Region Choir Concert - Chisholm Trail HS

7th Grade Band All-District Auditions - Fossil Hill MS

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