SSISD Fine Arts Find Spring Success; Set Sight on 2015 Fall Program
Apr17

SSISD Fine Arts Find Spring Success; Set Sight on 2015 Fall Program

Fine Arts Director Charles McCauley has announced the 2015 marching band show for the Sulphur Springs High School band. The announcement was made to the High School band on Monday. The fall show will be called “Astro”. The opening song is “The Jetsons” but has parts of Gustav Holt’s “The Planets” work in it as well. Thus, it is called “The Jetson’s Travel the Planets”.  The...

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Wildcat Jazz Band Hits Its Stride, Tis Their Season
Dec08

Wildcat Jazz Band Hits Its Stride, Tis Their Season

Tis the season for the Wildcats Jazz Band. They played at Lights of Life last Thursday, were in the Lions’ Club Christmas Parade Friday and entertained fifth graders at Douglas Monday. The future schedule includes City National Bank on Tuesday, Alliance Bank Wednesday and at High School and ECLC next Monday. They will also play between bands at the All Bands Christmas Concert Thursday in the High School Auditorium.   I talked about...

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“Updated” Marching Band Hits All 1’s At UIL Competition
Oct24

“Updated” Marching Band Hits All 1’s At UIL Competition

Wildcats Marching Band Director Charles McCauley said he couldn’t be prouder of his band after they received a score of one from every judge at the UIL Band Contest in Mt. Pleasant Thursday. McCauley said the Thursday performance was a culmination of everything as it all came together for a great performance. He was glad the students were rewarded for all their hard work. Unfortunately the band has no future destination, as this is a...

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Wildcats Marching Band Tuned up for UIL Competition This Week
Oct21

Wildcats Marching Band Tuned up for UIL Competition This Week

The Wildcats Marching Band tuned up for UIL Competition this week with a solid showing at a Prairiland Contest Saturday. Band Director Charles McCauley said the band made the finals, finished third overall, was first among 5A bands and scored straight ones for band, color guard, percussion and drum majors. McCauley said the second performance in the finals Saturday was quite a bit better than the one several hours earlier. The UIL...

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Wildcat Marching Band Garners Top Marks
Oct14

Wildcat Marching Band Garners Top Marks

Wildcats Marching Band Director Charles McCauley says the band’s hard work last week really paid off. McCauley says the band had strong performances Friday night and twice Saturday at a Mt. Pleasant contest. The band got the top scores of all 1s. The band earned third place overall and was the top Class 5A band. The Wildcats Band will perform at a final contest Saturday in Prairiland at 2:15 p.m. UIL competition will be on October...

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