Newton County School System (NCSS) will host the 5th Grade Elementary Honor Chorus Concert on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 5:30 PM in the Alcovy High School auditorium. Admission is free and the general public is invited to attend.
According to Ms. Amy Rains, Music Specialist at Heard-Mixon Elementary School and Music Content Specialist for NCSS, each elementary school in the district sends approximately ten, fifth-grade students to represent their schools in the Honor Chorus. In order to make the chorus, students must first audition for their school music teachers.
Students and the schools they represent include:
- East Newton: Alainah Almodovar, Arianna Baltazar, Jeremiah Ferdilus, Jaidyn Heard, Savannah Jones, Taylor Lee, Emma Oftedal, and Khendal Saunders
- Fairview: Sarah Bishop, Aislyn Standard, Nyah Mcpherson, Alana Barnett, Trevor Laborn, LaTroy Williams, Haru Wilkins, Malachi Raimey, and Niya Viel
- Flint Hill: Avery Fain, Brandon Monterrosas, Tyler Millwood, Haley Keller, Jaiden Dyer, Javier Martinez, Jordyn Davis, Kaitlyn Elliott, Katelyn Baker, and Kendyl Tyler
- Heard-Mixon: Maggie Cheek, Reilly Darnell, Kushal Dwaram, Markayla Fears, Carmen Hinton, Aeriyana Johnson, Se’an Johnson, Abigail Kitchens, Mariana Mendoza, and Emma Michalek
- Live Oak: Joseph Reid, Cassandra Jones, Syrrah Gray, Zaniah Watson, Za’Keyah Smiley, Jadyn Graydon, Ayanna Crawford, Kennedy Bell, Naomi Rainwater, Nia Johnson, Chistina White, and Kayla Parsons
- Livingston: Asha Watson, Khyndall Lambert, Sierra Blackshear, Mylasia Cole, Dakotah Mincey, Amber Ortega, Sara Canup, Gloria Canup, McKinley Webb, and Orlando Usher
- Mansfield: Jacob McGlamery, Madison Cummings, Mack Cannon, Eathen Kolar, Cameron Brown, Payton Dozier, Charleigh Adams, Sara Roberts, Hunter Ewing, and Cheyenne Colley
- Middle Ridge: Ariyonna Gunn, Megan Miller, Jocelyn Hardeman, Jordan Guerrier, Jaslyn Amu, Jaylen Crowe, Jazmyn Williams, Torianna Hill, Miya Cleare, and Jasmine Belcher
- Newton County Theme School: Emma Grace Lumpkin, Hannah Holcombe, Charlotte Thompson, Delaney Holcombe, Aysia Daniels, Grayson Frasier, Claire Miller, Caroline Huf, Ryan Henderson, Anyka Massey, Lily Frix, and Hannah Douglas
- Oak Hill: Nadia Dixon, Olivia Bauldwin, Rylie Surles, Mia King, Ansley Messer, Jayla Kennedy, Lila Whitmire, Sarah Hanson, Brazae’ Redmon, Nathan Alvarez, Aiden Garrett, and Mckenzie Barclay
- Porterdale: Morgan Chapman, Alaysia Phillips, Zoey Westbrook, and Amond Cowans
- Rocky Plains: Skyler Webster, Logan Belcher, Brooklin Lippert, Noah Garcia, Chase Berey, Elizabeth Bodine, Ryan Stovall, Connie Jenkins, Aidan Bice, and Madison Taylor
- South Salem: Hannah Burgess, Payton Rahmes, Samantha Sherwood, Jasmin Mangroo, Keely Pontiff, Ta’Riyah Williams, Shermain Carlisle, Lenaya Turnbull
- West Newton: Chanelle Brown, Anala Gaddy, Fernando Gaona, Kori Hicks, Ruth Leon, Constance Murphy, ZyNija Reynolds, Damenica Roddy, Ataliah Taylor, and Julysea Barber
Newton County School System’s Honor Chorus students will perform under the tutelage of guest clinician, Joel Singleton, choral director at Eastside High School.
“We encourage our school system employees and Newton County residents to attend,” said Ms. Amy Rains, Music Specialist at Heard-Mixon Elementary School. “I think the audience will be amazed at the musical talent on stage!”