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P!nk swings into the Xcel

P!nk swings into the Xcel

Amaia Barajas

March 21, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

If anyone can really get the party started, it’s six-time Grammy nominated singer P!nk. Her Minneapolis concert featured songs from her album “Beautiful Trauma,” and started the night off with a bright pink set design and her swinging from a chandelier on trapeze, belting about being the life of...

Wind Ensemble performs district concert

Wind Ensemble performs district concert

Hannah Leff

March 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The district fifth grade band, eighth grade band and high school Wind Ensemble came together to perform in the annual district concert Feb. 26, according to junior Lexi Lee. According to band teacher Steven Schmitz, the concert is meant to show the younger students and their families how band students ...

Winter concert honors fallen soldiers

Winter concert honors fallen soldiers

Maddie Lund and Emma Kempf

December 13, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

According to band teacher Steven Schmitz, the first band concert of the year previewed holiday music and songs they will perform on their trip to Hawaii this spring. “We wanted to have a holiday element for sure, so every band had a holiday piece. There was some Hanukkah represented and Christmas,”...

Sophomore explores music through the ukulele

Sophomore explores music through the ukulele

Samyu Yenamandra

April 17, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Student Profiles

Sophomore Lexi Lee began playing the ukulele in eighth grade after being inspired to do so by her mentor at camp Unistar. “I started in, I think, the fall of eighth grade,” Lexi Lee said. “My camp counselor played it and I just think it’s a really cool instrument so I wanted to play it to...

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