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CMS bands excel at 2018 ISSMA festival


Seventh and eighth grade band members include, front row, from left: Jonavon White, Evan Yoho, Xavier Evans, Kaitlen Kerr, Makayla Lis, Audrey Fagg, Ella Szczerbik, Chloe Watkins, Tabiah Foster, Daphanie Geiger, Lexie Maldonad and Maguire Lee. Second row: Eli Wheeler and Hallie Spurrier. Third row: Sydney Willis, Trisha Foster, Paige Massey, Americas Hankins, Claudia Massey, Lili Lamb, Fay Simpson, Savannah Monnett, Elizabeth Dorman, Trenton Rork, Evan Scott and Josh Lindsey. Back row: Cole Elrod, Arik Massey, Ethan Wright and Sonny Aton. (Courtesy Photo) Seventh and eighth grade band members include, front row, from left: Jonavon White, Evan Yoho, Xavier Evans, Kaitlen Kerr, Makayla Lis, Audrey Fagg, Ella Szczerbik, Chloe Watkins, Tabiah Foster, Daphanie Geiger, Lexie Maldonad and Maguire Lee. Second row: Eli Wheeler and Hallie Spurrier. Third row: Sydney Willis, Trisha Foster, Paige Massey, Americas Hankins, Claudia Massey, Lili Lamb, Fay Simpson, Savannah Monnett, Elizabeth Dorman, Trenton Rork, Evan Scott and Josh Lindsey. Back row: Cole Elrod, Arik Massey, Ethan Wright and Sonny Aton. (Courtesy Photo) On March 10, the Cloverdale Middle School bands performed at the 2018 Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Junior/Middle/ Elementary (JME) Festival, hosted by Cloverdale High School.

Bands from around the state traveled to CHS to perform the music that they have been working on for the last couple of months for a panel of judges and the opportunity to earn a gold, silver, bronze or participation rating for their performance.


Sixth grade band members include, front row, from left: Caiden Watts, Layton Allen, Dakota King, Hannah McLaughlin, Emily Mann, Shaqunda Spicer, Aleah Harris, Willow Jones, Alexis Bruce and Jacob Wininger. Second row: Keiara Allen, Dominic Nowling- Williams, Hayden Collins, Lucas Ferris, Prezton Jannings, Dalton Weist and Chance Cudworth. Back row: Isabella Bear, Samantha Dorman and Kayla Henderson. (Courtesy Photo) Sixth grade band members include, front row, from left: Caiden Watts, Layton Allen, Dakota King, Hannah McLaughlin, Emily Mann, Shaqunda Spicer, Aleah Harris, Willow Jones, Alexis Bruce and Jacob Wininger. Second row: Keiara Allen, Dominic Nowling- Williams, Hayden Collins, Lucas Ferris, Prezton Jannings, Dalton Weist and Chance Cudworth. Back row: Isabella Bear, Samantha Dorman and Kayla Henderson. (Courtesy Photo) The CMS sixth grade band was awarded a gold rating for its performance and the seventh/eighth grade band received a silver rating.

“Congratulations to all CMS band members on your outstanding performances and thank you to all of the students, staff members and parents who helped to make this event a great success,” Cloverdale Band Director Jared Metzger said.

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