Every year, the cold of winter melts away, and ABO students deliver new beginnings at their spring concerts.
The concert season opened on April 26 with Blunt Elementary’ s presentation of The Little Red Hen.
Performances continued on May 3 when the lights of Broadway were re-lit by Sully Buttes students with the Broadway musical themed Pops Concert.
On May 4, Onida Elementary students at their concert celebrated the Weather that arrives in spring and throughout the year.
During the elementary concerts, milestones such as kindergarten graduation and for Blunt students, their transition to Middle School, were celebrated.
Music awards were distributed to Sully Buttes musicians during the Pops Concert. Receiving major music awards were Collin Bradberry: All State Band; All-State Chorus; Emeritus Musicus Award-Band; Madison Bradberry: Most Improved Band Member; Thomas Farries: Most Improved Underclassmen; Saige Heath: All-State Chorus; Most Improved Underclassmen-Chorus; Lydia Hill: All-State Chorus; Most Outstanding Underclassmen-Chorus; Jill Hofer: All State Chorus Alternate; John Phillip Sousa Award-Band; Marching Band Drill Down Champion; National School Choral Award; Taryn Kenzy: Marching Band Outstanding Squad Leader; Trinity Kenzy: Most Outstanding Band Member; Darion Osterkamp: All State Chorus Alternate; Karissa Osterkamp: Wilbur Hofer Award-Band; Griffin Petersen: All-State Chorus; Emeritus Musicus Award-Band; Reese Voorhees: Most Improved Band Member; and Trichelle White: All State Chorus Alternate; Most Dedicated-Chorus; Most Outstanding Underclassmen-Chorus.
The musicians were accompanied by Marla Mosiman and directed by Music Instructor Lynn Senftner and Instrumental and Vocal Music Instructor Erica Paxton.