Fine Arts Fanfare

Seguin ISD Fine Arts: March 1, 2021

Celebrating the 100th Day of School!

Friday, March 3/5, marks the 100th day of school!! It is nice to be able to look back and see all that has been accomplished! Students and teachers have worked diligently to overcome many challenges throughout the school year while meeting educational goals.

Seguin Fine Arts teachers have been presented with the #seguinfinearts 100th Day Challenge! By tweeting between 3/1 - 3/5, and sharing some of the successes achieved this year, teachers will be entered to win a $100 visa gift card. Successes shared might include the way students have overcome the challenges of the pandemic, the ways that SEL is being achieved in the classroom, or a particularly noteworthy lesson or performance. This week also marks the beginning of "Arts in Our Schools Month."

Arts in Our Schools Month

March is typically celebrated nationally as "Arts in Our Schools Month!"

This includes:

Seguin ISD Fine Arts will be presenting highlights and information about our award winning programs throughout the month. Highlights will also be shared on Thursday, 3/25, as part of the district "Parent Empowerment Series."

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Choir Students Earn Medals and Qualify for State!

SHS Choir students participated in UIL Solo & Ensemble contest on Saturday, 2/27.

It was a great day for SHS Choir students! 25 soloists competed, and all 25 earned a first division medal! 13 students have qualified for the UIL State Solo and Ensemble Contest as soloists and 10 students also qualified as ensemble members. Congratulations to all!!

Class 3 Solo Medals: Alyssa Dill, Jada Howard

Class 2 Solo Medals: Logan Busskohl, Abel Davila, Dorotea DeLeon, Madison Gonzalez, Ellie Kallus, Alex Megason, Hannah Perez, Haley Slussler, Kierstyn Torres, Taylor Young

Class 1 Solo Medals (State Qualifiers): Anna Busskohl, Jaelyn Caballero, Aidan Flores, Will Follis, Kayla Hinton, Kaden Legore, Liz Mays, Dez Munoz, Kellie Ranft, Marc Reyes, Isaiah Rivera, Bryanna Vasquez, Sirena Vela

Class 1 Ensemble Medals (State Qualifiers): Anna Busskohl, Jaelyn Caballero, Aidan Flores, Kayla Hinton, Kaden Legore, Liz Mays, Kellie Ranft, Marc Reyes, Isaiah Rivera, Sirena Vela

Starsteppers Earn Honors!

The Seguin HS Starsteppers competed in a Crowdpleasers contest at Lehman HS on Saturday, 2/27.

The team won first runner-up in their division, and the team officers earned Grand Champion!


Seguin Art League Show

Seguin ISD students will have art on display at the 13th annual Seguin Art League Middle School & Elementary Art Show 3/4 - 3/6.

For more information, please visit the Seguin Art League website.

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Theatre Troupes Showcase One-Act Plays

Bands and Choirs Prepare for UIL Evaluation

The Seguin ISD middle school bands recently performed a concert performance at SHS for (3) UIL adjudicators followed by a short clinic with the adjudicators. Each group also rehearsed the UIL sight-reading procedures with an adjudicator to receive feedback for continued improvement.

The SHS Band recently had a two day guest clinic refining UIL music and fundamentals. The students displayed a strong commitment to excellence and are sounding great! Several SHS Band students are also currently preparing for an upcoming UIL Solo & Ensemble contest.

The High School and Middle School choir staffs recently swapped roles for a day to rehearse each other's groups and further prepare for upcoming UIL. The #teamseguin collaboration between campuses is fantastic and student focused!

UIL Concert & Sight-Reading for Middle Schools

These UIL events are all hosted at the Seguin HS Performing Arts Center

Note: Attendance is not open to general spectators for these events. Only school district and UIL personnel will be permitted.

Good luck to AJB and JBMS Students!!!

March 9th (Choir):

AJB Treble Sub Non-Varsity: 1:00 p.m.

Barnes Treble Non-Varsity: 2:30 p.m.

AJB Treble Non-Varsity: 3:00 p.m.

March 10 (Choir):

AJB Tenor-Bass Non-Varsity: 8:30 a.m.

AJB Treble Varsity: 10:00 a.m.

March 11 (Band):

AJB Non-Varsity Band: 9:50 a.m.

Barnes Non-Varsity Band: 12:40 p.m.

AJB Varsity Band: 2:40 p.m.

Barnes Varsity Band: 4:40 p.m.

Note: High school Concert & Sight-Reading evaluations are on April 12 (Choir) and April 15 (Band)

Cultural Arts Shine!

Mariachi Matador presented an amazing performance on January 28th that included outstanding vocals and instrumentals. Way to entertain!

Interest in Ballet Folkórico continues to grow with regular lessons at elementary campuses and club activities at the secondary level. Students interested in being a part of the first SHS dance class focused on Folklórico should enroll in "World Dance Forms" for '21 - '22.

Students Choose Courses for '21-'22

Check out the fine arts courses available in "Chart Your Course" from Seguin H.S. All students in high school are required to earn a minimum of one fine arts credit. There are many excellent options available!

Upcoming Dates

Seguin ISD Fine Arts Calendar

SHS One-Act Play Performance - Monday, 3/2 @ PAC; 7:00 p.m.

SHS One-Act Play Zone Contest - Wednesday, 3/3 @ Dripping Springs

Seguin Art League Art Show (Elem & MS) 3/4 - 3/6

UIL HS Band Solo & Ensemble - Friday, 3/5 @ SHS

Star Steppers at Contest - Saturday, 3/6 @ Davenport HS

SHS One-Act Play District Contest - Saturday, 3/6 @ Boerne Champion

JBMS One-Act Play Performance - Monday, 3/8 @ PAC; 7:00 p.m.

UIL Middle School Choir Concert & Sight-Reading - 3/9 - 3/10 @ SHS (Host)

UIL Middle School Band Concert & Sight-Reading - 3/11 @ SHS (Host)

Star Steppers in Virtual Contest - Saturday, 3/13

Winter Guard in Virtual Contest - Saturday, 3/13