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Unity High School recently held its annual marching band camp.
For seven hours each day, band members rehearsed their music and marching.
Band director Bill Jean was pleased that weather forecasts of rain for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday proved incorrect.
Read the full story in the Aug. 21 issue of The County Star.
The Unity Show Choir's in-house camp was held July 28 through Aug. 2 in the fine arts wing.
Unity Music Boosters hosted the fourth annual Jazz ‘n’ Java, an evening of music, last Thursday at the R.E. Franks Meeting Center in Philo. The Franks Center was converted to an informal coffeehouse so that guests could mingle and enjoy a cup of java and dessert while listening to the sounds of the many different ensembles from Unit 7.
Unity High School held a spring concert last Tuesday at which the Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble performed in Polly Anderson Auditorium.
A vocal concert for fifth- through eighth-grade students in the Unit 7 schools was held last Thursday in the Polly Anderson Auditorium at Unity High School.
“A Musical Journey through Time” was the theme of the concert for third-, fourth- and fifth-graders last Tuesday at Unity East Elementary School. Music teacher Jocelyn Pritchard directed.
Anyone who saw Unity High School’s recent production of the musical “Grease” had their experience enhanced by a dedicated group of parents who pitched in to make the sets.
It was an experience that students likely won’t soon forget.
The Unity Pep Band was the official pep band during the Illinois High School Association boys 3A and 4A state tournament on March 21.
The Unity band auditioned for the honor in December, playing 30-second-long shots of their songs for a CD that is sent in.
Read the full story in the April 3 issue of The County Star.
Unity High School held a Band and Choir Concert on March 13 in the Polly Anderson Auditorium.
Unity High School held its 13th annual Fine Arts Festival on March 6.
The event spotlighted the artistic creations of about 50 students in the gymnasium and live musical performances and a fashion show in the auditorium, in addition to food in the cafeteria.
Various kinds of artwork from flower arrangements to sewing were on display in the gym.