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Page Twelve N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, April 17, 2014 Norwalk Music Boosters Minutes www.norwalkmusicboosters.com April Meeting held *Jazz Band will play *Boosters netted $2,400 Thursday, April 3, 2014 with the Des Moines Bigfrom Butterbraid sales. Middle school band Band in two weeks, JazzThe money will go to the room, 7 p.m. Night will be April 25.high school and middle Teacher Reports: *State Large Group con-school choir departments. Elementary: test for both band and *Deb Luzier said *Carroll Hardy said 5th choir is May 10. Booster-run concession grade band students had a *Spring band concert isstands for dance competi- very positive experience at May 14. tions have been going well. the SCIBA solo and en-*Menke says teachers There will be another semble contest March 8. are making their "wish stand set up for Easter They are currently prepar- lists" for this year's weekend and the first ing for the spring concert Booster's fund allocation weekend in May. Stephen in the auditorium May 13. to band and vocal depart- Patterson will crunch *4th and 5th graders ments. Middle schoolbass numbers to analyze costs, saw the Des Moines Sym- drums need repairing and profits and volunteer time. phony perform last week. new carriers for marching. *Dave Campbel,1 said he Hardy said it was a great High school needs match- has sold dozens of DVDs time and he received very ing snare drums for festi- of this year's Show Choir, positive comments fromvals. 5th gradeband needs Jazz Choir and Jazz Band the kids. a gong. There was discus- performances. Boosters *Lakewood and Oviatt sion about purchasing areceive 100% of the profit. are hosting Opera Iowatrailer to be shared be- Scholarship Comm.ittee April 14. Boosters voted to tween band and choir for *Jodi Henke reported purchase food for a meal transporting uniforms, there are seven seniors that for seven troupe members *Treasurer Stephen applied for the two $500 at Lakewood. Patterson noted when Boosters scholarships. She Middle School: teachers need a Booster's will give the applications *The middle school is check written for a contest to Indianola Music Boost- preparingits spring musi- registration, they should ers, who will select our re- cal, "Once Upon a Sum-send both the Check andcipients. mer," which is a girls ver- registration in themselves Mark Your Calendars: sus boys summer camp rather than have a Boost- Upcoming Music Boost- experience. Rehearsals are ers member take care of it. ers 2013-2014 Meeting held in the morning and A communication mishap Dates 7th and 8th grade choirs delayed a recent contest May 1 prepare during the day. registration and payment. Treasurers RepOrt- Avail- *The 5th and 6th gradeFundraising Programs: able on request honor choir performed in *Tonic Sol Fa concert Next Meeting Indianola April 4, featur- will be April 26 in theIf you have a child in K- ing a nominated group of NPAC. Rhonda Huegerich 12 Norwalk music, you are about 12 students fromsaid they are promotingalready a Booster. Please each grade, the concert with a sign in join us at our next meeting High School: front of Scott's, banners on Thursda May 1, at 7 p.m. *Auditions for 2014- vehicles around town, at in the high school band 2015 Show Choir will besoccer games and yard room. ) PTK Induction Ceremony Held PTK Officers, left to right: Kendall Ross, Alex Duffy, Megan Doubleday, Amy Klein, Jessica Pieper and Tom Hol. Photo submitted. The Beta Eta Nu chap- ter of Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Soci- ety of two-year colleges, held its Induction Ceremo- ny Sunday, March 30, in the Performing Arts Cen- ter at Southwestern Com- munity College (SWCC) in Creston. Jake Wadding- ham--Creston News Adver- tiser associate editor, former Phi Theta Kappa member and SWCC grad- uate-was the .guest speaker for the event. Officers for the 2014-15 academic year were in- ducted during the ceremo- ny. Officers include Tom Hol of Osceola, president, as well as Kendall Ross of Chariton, Jessica Pieper of Stuart and Katrina Devore held April 17 and 18. signs. On the day of the i Gerard Krupke reportedconcert, volunteers are " Respectfully submitted,Earth Day the district has approved needed tO help with load- Jodi Henke, 2013/2014 Sec- retary Earth Day is celebrated ing, merchandise sales, food items for the green room and door greeters. *PTO Ftm Night is April 12. Boosters are participat- ing in the silent auction with a basket that includes Tonic Sol Fa tickets and a CD. I Call 911 I. for I emergencies ! April 22, but for Trees For- ever, each day of the past 25 years has been rooted in engaging volunteers in environmental efforts that benefit our world. The Marion-based nonprofit is marking the milestone of its 25th anniversary with 25 special events this year, including Earth Day, Ar- bor Day (April 25) and be- yond. "We started Trees For- ever because there was a need to plant more trees, restore forests and be a voice for natural areas," said Shannon Ramsay, Founding President and CEO. "From day one, our vision was to involve vol- unteers in every way pos- sible. I'm proud that we involve an average of 6,000 volunteers of all ages ev- ery year planting trees and native plants." To continue that string of volunteer efforts started in 1989, Trees Forever is hosting tree plantings in Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and Illinois April 15; as part of the Trees Forever TreeKeepers program, in which volunteers are trained to care for our community trees. funds to support staffing a JV show choir director. They will go forward with interviewing and hiring for that position once it's determined there is enough student interest to support a high quality JV group. *Chamber choir audi- tions will be held next week. ; *Jazz choir hosted Wartburg Castle Singers i y and had a wonderful after- noon clinic and evening performance. *Krupke reported the Choir trip to Florida over spring break was a success. The students represented Norwalk extremely well at both performances in Downtown Disney to siz- able crowds, especially the show choir in the evening. *The purple choir at- tended an event hosted by the Heartland Youth Choir called Meet the Composer. *Band solo and en- semble contest was a suc- cess. Nick Menke reported he was able to hire addi- tional accompanists with Booster funds. *Jazz Band had a con- cert at Drake University with clinicians and faculty. of Norwalk, vice president Lane, Niyole Livingston, ) team. Evan Mahoney, Denise Outgoing officers Mandi, Lisa Mamin, Rach- Megan Doubleday of elMcElwain, SarahMcKe- Mount Ayr, Alex Duffy of On, Cassidi Moses, Hanna Bondurant and Amy KleinMurphy, Sara Pettit, Jessi- of Woodburn were also ca Pieper, Kendall Ross, recognized. Antonio (A.J.) Santon, New members of Phi Amy Scroggie, Devin Theta Kappa during the Shields, Sierra Sleerp, 2013-14 academic year in- Micl ael Smith and Jill cluded Taylor Braman, Vanderhoof. 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