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News: Forensics, journalism and music finish year off at state contests

News: Forensics, journalism and music finish year off at state contests

Forensics, journalism and music finish year off at state contests… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/43To1HWo8-I?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by juniors Marshall Fike and Zach Zoeller, staff members [...]

News: Band participates in several fall events

News: Band participates in several fall events

Interview with band teacher Elizabeth Janssen about the band’s recent events So, I was told that the band went to Fort Hays State University. How did you think they did? Janssen: “I was really proud. I [...]

News:  Rock Creek band under new direction

News: Rock Creek band under new direction

Interview with new band teacher Elizabeth Janssen How did you get into the band and music field? Janssen: “I started piano lessons in second grade, loved it, started band in fifth grade, loved it, and the [...]

News: High school band marches at Disney World

News: High school band marches at Disney World

With a lot of preparation, fundraising and practice, the Rock Creek band recently took a trip to Disney world in Orlando, Fla., during Spring Break. The band members fundraised individually and together, starting years ahead of [...]

News: Band members earn seats in district honor band

News: Band members earn seats in district honor band

With the chance to qualify for the district Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) honor band, band teacher Nathan Craft took senior Adam Thew, junior Eli Miller and sophomores Debbie Berg, Casey Bowers and Alexa Goforth to [...]

News: Marching band participates in festival in Hays

News: Marching band participates in festival in Hays

When the whistle sounds and the hands move, the band almost always prepares to play for their parents and local spectators, but not this time. This time, it was for the judges. On Oct. 27, band [...]

News: Band, choir to perform winter concert

News: Band, choir to perform winter concert

This year, Rock Creek’s choir and band holiday concert will be held on Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. The time of the concert was a thought that had to be taken much into consideration among the [...]

News:  Band and choir students compete in regional and state contests

News: Band and choir students compete in regional and state contests

Rock Creek returns to managing its own custodial staff… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlPsP-qNwK4&feature=youtu.be. Video package by Nate Berard and Justin Reiss, Staff Members   [...]

News:  Band, choir participate in league competition

News: Band, choir participate in league competition

Both Rock Creek band and choir traveled to the Mid-East League music festival at Riley County High School on Feb. 19. There were 43 band students and 42 choir students who attended the contest. The band [...]

News:  Pep band looks to add spirit to basketball games

News: Pep band looks to add spirit to basketball games

Ugly sweaters, unique neckties and Hawaiian shirts are some clothing that the Rock Creek pep band is planning on wearing for pep band theme days. At the Rock Creek home basketball games, most of the 40 [...]

News:  Band and choir concert rings in the Christmas season

News: Band and choir concert rings in the Christmas season

Christmas music will be the sound of the season from the Rock Creek band and choir, as they have their winter concert on Dec. 19 in the Commons. The winter concert will feature the seasonal sounds [...]

News:  Band and choir musicians audition for KMEA

News: Band and choir musicians audition for KMEA

On Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., selected band and choir members went to Junction City High School for the Kansas Music Education Association (KMEA) conference. Auditioning for KMEA district band were juniors Kayla [...]

New:  Band teacher Bradley retiring after 18 years

New: Band teacher Bradley retiring after 18 years

After 18 years, band director Scott Bradley will be retiring at the end of this school year. Bradley went to a college in Michigan, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education. “I wanted to [...]

News: Band and choir perform at Rock Creek, Disney World

News: Band and choir perform at Rock Creek, Disney World

Both the Rock Creek band and choir had a busy March. Both groups had a concert, plus the band went to Orlando, Fla., to Disney World on March 16 and returned March 21. On March 14, [...]

News:  Students selected to honor band and choir

News: Students selected to honor band and choir

The Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) district honor band and choir performances were on Dec.1 at Manhattan High School. Rock Creek students who were selected to perform for band were seniors Rachel Frank and Anna Jilka, [...]

News:  Band performs for Veterans’ Day in St. George, Manhattan

News: Band performs for Veterans’ Day in St. George, Manhattan

Throughout the month of November, the Rock Creek High School band has been very busy performing in different events. The Veterans’ Day celebration at St. George Elementary School was on Nov. 7. At the school, the [...]