On March 3rd, Ridgeview's Music Department sent students to participate in the annual Solo and Ensemble contests for band and choir. The performers are awarded points based on their performance.
Brass ensemble: received a 1 rating
Clarinet ensemble: received a 1 rating
Kyle Getty received a 1 rating on his vocal solo.
Tyler Berry received a 3 on his vocal solo.
Ryan Benton and Adam Born received a 2 on their vocal duet.
Haleigh Beck received a 2 rating on her vocal solo.
Annah Lopshire received a 1 rating on her violin solo and a perfect score (1 rating) on her vocal solo.
Sylvia Lopshire was .5 point from a perfect score on her cello solo (1 rating.)
Band Members Annah and Sylvia Lopshire performed solo’s on their string instruments at IHSA’s solo and ensemble contest on March 3 placing 3rd in state for class D school orchestras, even though Ridgeview doesn't have an orchestra. Congrats!
Ben Wilson: Nominated by Mrs. Taylor. Ben has been doing a fantastic job here at Ridgeview. He has improved not only his attendance, but he has been working hard on improving his grades. Ben is such a joy to have in class. He is very polite and respectful. Keep up the great work Ben.
Loren Kaeb: Nominated by Mrs. Jones. Loren is always very helpful in class, takes pride in his school work and is patient and kind to everyone. If I need him to run an errand, he will volunteer without hesitation. He is friends with everyone and enjoys being with his classmates when working in class or just talking and hanging out. He is a positive role model and always has a positive outlook on whatever task he is working on.
Kovik Cross: Nominated by Ms. Campbell. This student exemplifies all the characteristics of an awesome student! He is hard working, a critical thinker, and a talented writer. He consistently goes above and beyond to exceed expectations. Not to mention, his humor and quick wit- he has the ability to make us all laugh- and it's never at the expense of others!
How about you come out and see one of the most catchy, popular, famous musicals of all time?? Ridgeview High School Musical Theatre will be performing Andrew Lloyd Weber's Iconic show: "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," this coming Friday and Saturday at 7pm in the HS Gym. Admission is $5 per person. We hope to see you there!