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    Post  eileenchow on Sat Sep 12, 2009 12:18 pm

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is composed of a class of students highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time in afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while using props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): AFOB (Arcadia Festival of Bands)
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard: The members of colorguard are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers that devote much of their own time for strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Members of pep squad spend numerous amounts of time perfecting their routines. They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, these percussion members practice rigorously to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Other than spending lots of time practicing, this team also takes part in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies
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    Post  ashleychi on Sat Sep 12, 2009 5:32 pm

    EDIT 1

    [intro?]

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is composed of a class of students [change to- '...is a class composed of students..,'] highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time in [change to 'to']afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while using props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): AFOB (Arcadia Festival of Bands)[change to- 'Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB)']
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard: The members of colorguard are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers that [change to 'who'] devote much of their own time for [change to 'to'] strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Members of pep squad [capitalize] spend numerous amounts of time perfecting their routines. They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, these [delete 'these'] percussion members practice rigorously to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Other than spending lots of time practicing, this team also takes part in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies

    [conclusion?]
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    Post  eileenchow on Sun Sep 13, 2009 11:41 am

    EDIT 1

    Of the 3,600 or so students that attend AHS, many are divided into groups that share a same passion—a performing arts group. Whether its orchestra or drama or even colorguard, our school is home to numerous different performing arts. Below is a list composed of the school’s performing arts groups, their memorable performances of the previous year, and performances to look forward to for this year.

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is a class composed of students highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time to afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while using props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB)
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard: The members of colorguard are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers who devote much of their own time to strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Members of Pep Squad spend numerous amounts of time perfecting their routines. They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, percussion members practice rigorously to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Other than spending lots of time practicing, this team also takes part in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies

    There are various distinct performing arts groups on our campus grounds. Next time you take a stroll around the school and see students practicing an instrument, perfecting routines, or singing their hearts out, remember that these students are driven by their love and passion towards their performing arts.
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    Post  ashleychi on Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:31 pm

    EDIT 2

    Of the 3,600 or so students that [replace with 'who'] attend AHS, many are divided into groups that share a [change to 'the'] same passion—a performing arts group [change to 'performing arts']. Whether its orchestra or drama or even colorguard [color guard], our school is home to numerous different performing arts [insert 'groups']. Below is a list composed of the school’s performing arts groups, their memorable performances of the previous year, and performances to look forward to for this year.

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is a class composed of students highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time to afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while using props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB)
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard [Color guard]: The members of colorguard [color guard] are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard [Color guard] members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers who devote much of their own time to strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Members of Pep Squad spend numerous amounts of time perfecting their routines. They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, percussion members practice rigorously to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Other than spending lots of time practicing, this team also takes part in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies

    There are various distinct performing arts groups on our campus grounds. Next time you take a stroll around the school and see students practicing an instrument, perfecting routines, or singing their hearts out, remember that these students are driven by their love and passion towards their [replace with 'the'] performing arts.
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    Post  eileenchow on Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:46 pm

    EDIT 2 (btw I believe that colorguard is a single word...I sent an email to my editors about, so I'll get back to you when I receive a reply)

    Of the 3,600 or so students who attend AHS, many are divided into groups that share the same passion—performing arts. Whether its orchestra or drama or even colorguard, our school is home to numerous different performing arts groups. Below is a list composed of the school’s performing arts groups, their memorable performances of the previous year, and performances to look forward to for this year.

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is a class composed of students highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time to afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while using props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB)
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard: The members of colorguard are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers who devote much of their own time to strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Members of Pep Squad spend numerous amounts of time perfecting their routines. They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, percussion members practice rigorously to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Other than spending lots of time practicing, this team also takes part in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies

    There are various distinct performing arts groups on our campus grounds. Next time you take a stroll around the school and see students practicing an instrument, perfecting routines, or singing their hearts out, remember that these students are driven by their love and passion towards the performing arts.
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    Post  ashleychi on Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:27 pm

    EDIT 3

    Of the 3,600 or so students who attend AHS, many are divided into groups that share the same passion—performing arts. Whether its orchestra or drama or even colorguard, our school is home to numerous different performing arts groups. Below is a list composed of the school’s performing arts groups, their memorable performances of the previous year, and performances to look forward to for this year.

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is a class composed of students highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time to afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while using props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB)
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard: The members of colorguard are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers who devote much of their own time to strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Members of Pep Squad spend numerous amounts of time perfecting their routines. [delete this because it's obvious that all the groups practice] They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, percussion members practice rigorously [delete this because it's obvious that all the groups practice] to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Other than spending lots of time practicing,[delete this because it's obvious that all the groups practice] this team also takes part in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies

    There are various distinct performing arts groups on our campus grounds. Next time you take a stroll around the school and see students practicing an instrument, perfecting routines, or singing their hearts out, remember that these students are driven by their love and passion towards the performing arts.
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    Post  eileenchow on Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:04 pm

    EDIT 3 (colorguard is spelled colorguard)

    Of the 3,600 or so students who attend AHS, many are divided into groups that share the same passion—performing arts. Whether its orchestra or drama or even colorguard, our school is home to numerous different performing arts groups. Below is a list composed of the school’s performing arts groups, their memorable performances of the previous year, and performances to look forward to for this year.

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is a class composed of students highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time to afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while using props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB)
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard: The members of colorguard are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers who devote much of their own time to strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Performing proudly, the members of pep squad embody the very definition of school spirit. They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, percussion members strive to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Speech and Debate also participates in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies

    There are various distinct performing arts groups on our campus grounds. Next time you take a stroll around the school and see students practicing an instrument, perfecting routines, or singing their hearts out, remember that these students are driven by their love and passion towards the performing arts.
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    Post  ashleychi on Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:56 pm

    thanks for checking that up Very Happy - I wasn't sure about that, either.
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    Post  eileenchow on Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:02 pm

    no prob Very Happy
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    Post  ashleychi on Tue Sep 15, 2009 10:18 pm

    Of the 3,600 or so students who attend AHS, many are divided into groups that share the same passion—performing arts. Whether its [it's] orchestra or drama or even colorguard, our school is home to numerous different performing arts groups. Below is a list composed of the school’s performing arts groups, their memorable performances of the previous year, and performances to look forward to for this year.

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is a class composed of students highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time to afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while using [or playing? not sure about which type of wording is correct] props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB)
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard: The members of colorguard are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers who devote much of their own time to strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Performing proudly, the members of pep squad embody the very definition of school spirit. They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, percussion members strive to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Speech and Debate also participates in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies

    There are various distinct performing arts groups on our campus grounds. Next time you take a stroll around the school and see students practicing an instrument, perfecting routines, or singing their hearts out, remember that these students are driven by their love and passion towards the performing arts.
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    Post  eileenchow on Tue Sep 15, 2009 10:35 pm

    Final

    Of the 3,600 or so students who attend AHS, many are divided into groups that share the same passion—performing arts. Whether it's orchestra or drama or even colorguard, our school is home to numerous different performing arts groups. Below is a list composed of the school’s performing arts groups, their memorable performances of the previous year, and performances to look forward to for this year.

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is a class composed of students highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time to afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while playing props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB)
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard: The members of colorguard are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers who devote much of their own time to strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Performing proudly, the members of pep squad embody the very definition of school spirit. They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, percussion members strive to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Speech and Debate also participates in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies

    There are various distinct performing arts groups on our campus grounds. Next time you take a stroll around the school and see students practicing an instrument, perfecting routines, or singing their hearts out, remember that these students are driven by their love and passion towards the performing arts.
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    Post  ashleychi on Mon Sep 21, 2009 7:47 pm

    just one correction- last paragraph:


    There are various distinct performing arts groups on our campus grounds. Next time you take a stroll around the school and see students practicing an instrument [their instruments], perfecting routines, or singing their hearts out, remember that these students are driven by their love and passion towards the performing arts.
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    Post  eileenchow on Mon Sep 21, 2009 7:54 pm

    Final

    Of the 3,600 or so students who attend AHS, many are divided into groups that share the same passion—performing arts. Whether it's orchestra or drama or even colorguard, our school is home to numerous different performing arts groups. Below is a list composed of the school’s performing arts groups, their memorable performances of the previous year, and performances to look forward to for this year.

    ADD: Advanced Drama Department, or ADD, is a class composed of students highly knowledgeable in the field of theater arts. ADD students perform in a total of 2-4 full productions a year and dedicate much of their time to afterschool rehearsals.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Little Shop of Horrors
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Noises Off (Nov 3-7), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Jan 12-15), Bat Boy (March 30-April 3), All the World’s a Stage (May 6-7)

    Band: The students of band are taught different movements while playing props (instruments). Students learn and perfect routines for public exhibitions as well as competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB)
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    Chanteurs: This group of singing and dancing performers is made up of both males and females. Chanteurs showcase several performances throughout the year as well as compete against other schools during their competition season.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Aztec Sing Competition and May Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: May Show

    Colorguard: The members of colorguard are seen spinning colored flags and throwing rifles and sabers with precision. Colorguard members compose and perform different performances throughout the year, as well as compete in many competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21)

    New Spirit: New Spirit is an all-girls choral group that performs and choreographs popular music in several school performances. This group also participates in a concert tour.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Choral Carousel
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Choral Show (May 26-29)

    Orchesis: This class features advanced dancers who devote much of their own time to strenuous practices and choreography. Orchesis members showcase a number of performances throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchesis Charity Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchesis Charity Show (Dec 17), Orchesis Spring Production (April 28-30, May 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra members learn and improve their technique with their individual instruments and perform in several assemblies throughout the year.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Orchestra Benefit Dinner
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Orchestra Winter Concert (Dec 9), Orchestra Benefit Dinner (Feb 27)

    Pep Squad: Pep squad consists of three different groups: pep flag, song, and cheer. Performing proudly, the members of pep squad embody the very definition of school spirit. They perform often in different assemblies.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Winter Assembly
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Winter Pep Assembly (Feb 5)

    Percussion: Marching to the beat of their drums, percussion members strive to perfect their routines for performances and competitions.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Spring Show
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: AFOB (Nov 21, Varsity Percussion)

    Speech and Debate: Dramatic interpretations, speeches, duo interpretations, original prose and poetry—these are all different things that members of the Speech and Debate team take part in. Speech and Debate also participates in many different competitions against other schools.
    Noteworthy Past Performance(s): Speech Follies
    Performance(s) to Look Forward To: Speech Follies

    There are various distinct performing arts groups on our campus grounds. Next time you take a stroll around the school and see students practicing their instruments, perfecting routines, or singing their hearts out, remember that these students are driven by their love and passion towards the performing arts.
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    Post  ashleychi on Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:36 pm

    all looks good & ready to go! Smile

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