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WHS receives 4 Nebraska High School Theater Awards for Spring 2022 "The Addams Family" performance!

Cast & Crew named to Nebraska's Top 10 list of "Outstanding Musical Theater Production" & "Outstanding Ensemble" & performs on Orpheum stage in June 5 state-wide Showcase; Barnes awarded for "Outstanding Performance in a Lead Role" & Rafteseth awarded for “Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role”

They are creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky . . . and talented and successful! A May 12 press release (re-posted below) by Omaha Performing Arts affirms that hard work pays off. Congratulations to our 2022 WHS Addams Family cast, crew, and volunteers : recipients of four 2 022 Nebraska High School Theater Awards , sponsored by Omaha Performing Arts! From the Omaha Performing Arts website: "The Nebraska High School Theater Awards support and celebrate musical theater education in Nebraska high schools. Culminating in a Tony Awards -inspired showcase, the program offers free master classes with Broadway teaching artists, feedback from . . .

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National Association of Teachers of Singing names Sydney Barnes among top 14 in the nation!

Recent graduate honored for vocal talents; advances to final rounds of competition in July 1-6 national auditions in Chicago

The National Association of Teachers of Singing ( NATS ) announced on Sunday, May 15, 2022 that Sydney Barnes has advanced through four levels of competition to be named one of the top 14 students in the nation selected from all high school junior and senior treble voices! Barnes is a member of the newly-graduated Wahoo High School Class of 2022. She currently studies voice with Professor Alisa Belflower of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln's School of Music .  The final rounds of competition in NATS' National Student Auditions will be held July 1-6 at the 57th NATS National Conference in Chicago. "Sydney's advancement to . . .

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Smith leads WPS band program through year of successes

WAHOO – The Memorial Day program and a performance at Worlds of Fun by the Wahoo High School band will cap a school year full of great accomplishments for the band program and its director, Jason Smith. The 2021-22 school year began with a stellar season for the high school marching band, which earned superior awards in all five of the competitions in which it was entered, including the State Marching Band Contest. “It was the first superior at state since I restarted field marching nine years ago,” Smith said. The school music program also received recognition from the Nebraska Music Education Association for a . . .

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2022 Warrior Track & Field season highlighted with 15 State Qualifiers & Boys District Championship!

Wahoo leaves Burke with 8 top-ten finishes, lead by Lavaley's 3rd place finish in Discus & 4x400 M Relay Team's 4th place medal (new school record)!

SEASON SCHEDULE   Date   Event   Results  03/17/2022  Concordia University Invitational  Boys 5th / Girls 13th  03/25/2022  Ashland-Greenwood Invite @ Waverly  Boys CHAMPIONS / Girls 9th  04/01/2022  Platteview Invitational  Boys RUNNER-UP / Girls 11th  04/11/2022  Waverly Invitational  Boys 5th / Girls 12th  04/14/2022   WAHOO INVITATIONAL . . .

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Wahoo once again named among nation's "Best Communities for Music Education"

District's music program earns NAMM Foundation's distinction for second straight year

"The community of Wahoo and Wahoo Public Schools are extremely proud of our fine arts programs," commented WPS Superintendent Brandon Lavaley. "The time invested by staff and students is reflected in the quality of the performances, individually and collectively, within our music department. We are proud of our musicians and look forward to continued growth of this essential part of the educational experience." These well-earned words of praise come on the heels of a recent press release from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation, which has once again named the Wahoo Public Schools among the nation's "Best Communities . . .

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