TRACK & FIELD
A big congratulations to Asha Foley and Elise Brown, participants on the Academe of the Oaks track team this spring, for a great performance at the Middle School Track Championship.
- Elise placed first in her heat in the 400m and second in her heat in the 800m.
- Asha placed second in her heat in the 200m and won medals by placing 6th overall in the 100m and 7th in the long jump.
ALL STATE ORCHESTRA
Five WSA students were selected for the All-State orchestra after the second audition: Aurora Gartland, Gabriel Hambrick, England Meadows, Lucia Reber-Viñas, Vincent Walton.
These students will be playing with the All-State Orchestra in Athens, Georgia, in March - congratulations!
ALL STATE CHORUS
Four WSA students were selected after the final audition to perform during the All State Chorus Weekend in February in Athens, Georgia. A big congratulations to Asha Foley, Allison Goldberg, Lucia Reber-Viñas, and Laurel Zdan.
We are proud to announce that 4 of our chorus students passed their first All State Audition! The students are:
Asha Foley, Allison Goldberg, Lucia Reber-Viñas, and Laurel Zdan.
We are excited to share the news that 13 of our students will be auditioning for the All State Chorus - one of the highest choral honors a student can receive in the state of Georgia!
Grade 7: Ariana Shah, Marlise Annis-Brown, Leighton Lingenfelter, Ella Macken, Julia Myers, Ellie Newborn, Laurel Zdan
Grade 8: Asha Foley, Allison Goldberg, Lilith Johnson, Anna Mills, Lucia Reber-Viñas, Nathan Roye
Students who are in Grades 7-12 can audition for this event, which is comprised of two separate auditions. The first audition is the hardest to pass; the students and our Choir Director, Brittney Jaynes, have been preparing for their audition since August. For the first audition, each student must:
I. Sing a Major, Natural Minor, and Chromatic scale
II. Sing a required song from memory with intonation/pitch accuracy, rhythmic accuracy, vocal tone quality, diction, breath control/phrasing, and dynamics.