Rams singers Gabby Kindle and Thomas Pophin qualified for and participated in the Texas Music Educators Association Region 2 Pre-Area Choir Auditions and both finished in the top 10 in their sections.
After the second round Pophin moved from 16th chair to 10th chair; however, he will not advance to area. Kindle finished in sixth chair to become listed as the first alternate to area auditions.
Part of the weekend-long event was the all-region choir clinic and concert. Mineral Wells Choir Director Mac Chestnut said that Kindle auditioned for the solo for Saturday night’s concert and was selected at the mid-November competition and clinic.
“She sang the opening and closing solo of ‘You are the Music,’ by Dan Fields, to a packed house at [Texas Women’s University’s] Margo Jones Hall,” he said. “Conductor Dr. James Franklin, head of Choral Studies at Sam Houston State University, conducted the All-Region Choir and congratulated Gabby on an a beautiful performance.”
Kindle will attend the area competition in Abilene on Jan. 12, but Chestnut said she will only audition if one of the top five is ill or loses eligibility.
Millsap ISD names Bean new elementary assistant principal
Millsap ISD has announced the selection of Roxie Bean as assistant principal for Millsap Elementary School. Millsap ISD trustees approved Bean’s selection at the regular meeting on June 23.
WC offers free college preparation through talent search grant
WEATHERFORD – Weatherford College is offering free college preparation through the Educational Talent Search Grant to the following schools: Bridgeport Middle School, Decatur Middle School, Jacksboro High School, Jacksboro Middle School, Tison Middle School, Mineral Wells High School, Mineral Wells Junior High, Santo High School, Santo Middle School, Hall Middle School, Springtown High School, Springtown Middle School, Weatherford High School and the Weatherford High School Ninth Grade Center.
Up close with MWJH student Kimberly Canales-Diego
Kimberly Canales-Diego is an outstanding seventh-grader at Mineral Wells Junior High School.
Link Field honors students with pancake breakfast
Link Field Services Inc. was the site of a pancake breakfast honoring Mineral Wells High School students Kandas Cain, Angel Ortiz, Ian Kurtz and Jake Mason.
Boosting school spirit at MWJH
With the pressure of most state assessments complete and the insanity of the end of the year fast approaching, the teachers at Mineral Wells Junior High began to engage in some friendly and good natured competition.
Southern to receive UTA degree
Chase Southern will graduate Saturday, May 10, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The University of Texas at Arlington.
Nine Mineral Wells FFA teams compete at area competition; two advanced to state
Mineral Wells FFA had the following nine teams compete at the Area Career Development Contest on April 9 at Tarleton State University: Ag Mechanics, Horse Judging, Livestock Judging, Poultry Judging, Nursery/Landscape, Floriculture, Vet Tech, Range and Farm Business Management.
Garner School releases honor rolls
Garner School's most recent "A" and "A/B" honor rolls were recently released.
Travis Sixth-Grader Conquers Johnson Peak
Every year Travis Elementary sixth-graders spend a week of outdoor education at Camp Grady Spruce and every year is full of stories and memories.
Mineral Wells High School captures One Act Play District Championship for 4th consecutive year!
Mineral Wells High School’s One Act Play has advanced to the next round of competition.
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