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Middle School Talent Showcased

Apr 20, 2016 | Fine Arts, Have Fun, Media Galleries, Middle School News, Multiplier

IMG_6307Spirit, pride, enthusiasm, and support were rampant at the recent Middle School Talent Show. Performers, hosts, peers, and faculty all engaged in one of the most fun events for students/teachers in grades 5-8.
Organized by Spanish teacher Derek McCloud, the following acts were showcased:
1) Maggie Sims: Singing “You Should Go and Love Yourself” by Justin Beiber
2) Sydney, Ella, Will: Playing guitar, piano and singing, the song “Fools” by Troye Sivan
3) Maggie Sims, Anabel France, Isabella Moffett- Singing ”Photograph” by Ed Sheeran 
4) Ruby Turner: Singing “A-Team” by Ed Sheeran
5) Katherine Horne: Video of riding horses
6) Ryan Rappaport – Magic
7) Will Hudson: “Shenandoah Trumpet” with piano accompaniment
8) Alex Thomas – Piano, “Let it Go” from Frozen
9)Anna Webber: Piano & singing “Jar of Hearts” by Christina Perry  
10) Mary Fuentes and Virginia King – “Pharashaka” Flutes
11) Hope Holloway: Guitar & singing ”Best Days” by Taylor Swift 
12) Addison Haylet: Singing, “I Know it’s Today” from Shrek, the Musical
13) Leah Williams: Singing “Riptide” by Vance Joy
14) Zachary Daniels: Guitar medley
15) Allison Jones: Singing “Part of Your World” from The Little Mermaid soundtrack
16) Samantha McCarthy: Singing “Wonderland” by Taylor Swift
17) Alex Singer: Video of Kayaking
18) Jai Deans
19) Katie Goodwin- Singing “Get it Right” by Lea Michele
20) Maggie Sims, Isabella Moffett, Ruby Turner, Annabel France… Original dance medley
Hosts:
Max Stevens, Katie Jones, Caroline Kilgore, Jenny Long, Mica Nohstadt, Sarah Sims & Hunter McCown
Stage Hands:
Reed Garzon, Sarah Pope, Nico Moffett
Judges:
Tasha Mines, Suzanne Couvillion, David Song, Jenny Novoselsky
Congratulations to the winners!

1st Place: Katie Goodwin
2nd Place: Allison Jones
3rd Place: Maggie Sims
Honorable Mention Tie: Will Hudson and Alex Thomas
Mr. McCloud reflects on the event, “My favorite part of the talent show was seeing the diverse talents of our Middle School students. It is very tough to perform in front of a large audience and everyone involved did a spectacular job — in addition to our amazing talent show contestants, our hosts did an excellent job entertaining the audience as we moved from act to act. I believe that a vital role of education is to prepare students for the real world, as many of our students will eventually give public presentations and/or speak from a stage. It is great for students to get a chance to cultivate their performance skills at such an early age. In addition, I am grateful that our MVPS community recognizes and honors such talent.”

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