Yesterday, the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Thespian Society inducted 12 new members. In a time honored tradition, inductees are given crazy hats to wear.
New members include Ansley Yost, Kyle Johnson (missing from photo), Kenzie Krebs, Gabe Sanderson, Julie Stinson, Joey Long, Joel Lapp, Melissa Long (missing from photo), Josh Chambers (missing from photo), Jessica Heisey, Jarrett Emmerling, James McMichael, Ellie Crumpler, Katrina Herrera, and Luke Broderson.
On Tuesday, November 19 Band Recognition Night was held. It was a super fun and emotional night that I will remember for a long time.
There were food and drinks, heartfelt speeches, funny photos, and amazing videos. We played a trivia Kahoot about the band staff and our show, and out of 157 players, I won!!
After Mr. Royer had always told us how it's always about the group and not the individual, each person was recognized for however many years they have participated in marching band, from first-year freshman, to a first-year senior!
One of my favorite moments of the night was a video put together by Mrs. Sanderson. It had interviews from seniors about what being part of the band means to them, and it followed the band at the E-Town football game.
Recognition Night made me miss being in Band already. It felt like I was saying goodbye to the seniors and the rest of the band, even if I'd be seeing them at school today.
In My Own Words In this installment of In My Own Words,Kira Fritz recalls her experience at the final marching band performance of 2019.
Today, I want to tell you about our last marching band performance of the 2019 Marching band. That day was filled will so many emotions but, let's start at the beginning.
It all started when we had all reported in the band room around 11 am to get our uniforms on and to be able to do a run-through before getting on the buses to McCaskey for the LMBC coalition, which is where our last performance took place.
When we got there, we had got off the buses and went straight to the field to practice the song for the mass band performance that every marching band that had come to participate in the coalition gets to perform a song all together.
We were all practicing there for about an hour and a half. Then we got to take our instruments back in their cases and go eat Issac's sandwiches that the coalition had provided all of the band members, and lis…
What would FFA be if there were not fun road trips to go on with fellow members? Going on road trips to places with other members is always a fun experience! Ten members of the Garden Spot FFA started to get excited the week of October 27th because they had a big road trip coming up. They were heading to the National FFA Convention and Expo!
On October 27th Danae Ranck, Bryce Johnson, Gracie Hess, Tyler Stoltzfus, Jessica Herr, Jackson Price, Gwenn Spotts, Jared Risser and Stephanie Mays, gathered at Lampeter-Strasburg, packed up the vans and we were excited to get on the road to head to the National FFA Convention. We had a three and a half-hour drive before our first stop at a beautiful Ohiopyle State Park, where we took a hike and got to see the amazing Cucumber Waterfalls.
The Agricultural Issues Forum Team with Sponsors. L to R: Elanco Sponsor, Mrs. McMichael, Advisor, Bryce Johson, Jackson Price, Jessica Herr, Danae Ranck, Jeslyn Krebs, Gracie Hess, Syngenta Sponsor
Our final st…