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April 4, 2013

McAlester Public Schools event calendar

McALESTER — Calendar

Comming up at local schools

• April 5

McAlester Band Sandy Landy Lake Band Trip, 6th and 7th, in Dallas

• April 9

McAlester Band OSSAA HS State Concert and Sight-reading Contest in Jenks

• April 11-14

McAlester Band Trip to Orlando, HS

• April 16-18

McAlester Band OSSAA State Solo and Ensemble Contest at OSU Stillwater

• April 22-25

McAlester Color Guard Clinic and Tryouts for 2013-14

• April 23-25

McAlester Band OBA All-State Jazz Band Tryouts

• April 26-27

McAlester Band 8th Grade  Band Trip to Dallas

• May 2

McAlester Band 6th, 7th, 8th Spring Concert at S. Arch Thompson, 7 p.m.

• May 3

McAlester Band HS Spring Concert at S. Arch Thompson, 7 p.m.

• May 4

McAlester Band at Armed Forces Parade and HS Band Banquet

• May 12

McAlester Band Baccalaureate Auditorium Wind Ensemble, 8 p.m.

• May 17

McAlester Band at MHS Graduation at Hook Eales Stadium, 8 p.m.

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