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WMS 4th grade band open house Tuesday

WORTHINGTON - Parents of students currently in 4th grade in District 518 are encouraged to attend the band parent meeting and instrument display at Worthington Middle School from 2:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, in the band room.

The instrument display will act as an open house with presentations at 3, 5:30 and 7 p.m. The presentations will outline District 518's band program and a practice tool called SmartMusic. It will also discuss the benefits of band, the relationships among students, parents, and teachers, and answer any questions regarding the band program. Parents can also rent an instrument and sign up for summer band.

Dick Peterson from Broken Note Instrument Repair will assist with instrument rental and be available to evaluate used instruments for use in the program.

Summer band, grades 5-8, will run June 3 to June 14. Any questions should be directed to Jeanette Jenson, beginning band director, at Worthington Middle School, 376-4174.