Shout Outs for Outstanding Steers! 2018-2019
We would like to congratulate the following mariachi members for competing in and earning a chair in the All-District Orchestra this past weekend.Violins:Leonardo Castruita 9th GradeJose Torres, Jr. 11th GradeLeonel Oropeza 12th GradeSebastian Martinez 11th GradeNancy Mandujano 11th GradeEsmeralda Canales 11th GradeSpecial shoutout to Holly Lemoine (10th Grade) for earning first chair on viola!!Please help us congratulate our mariachi members once again on their success at the All- District Orchestra Auditions.
Shout Outs for Outstanding Steers! 2017-2018
Please congratulate Camilio Diaz for his acceptance into the Betsy Price Art Competition sponsored by Fort Works Art. The contest received several hundred responses and only 30 pieces were chosen for the competition.
UPDATE! Out of 600+ entries and only 30 selected to show at the exhibit, Camilio nailed it by winning Second Place in the show. You can view Camilo's work at the Fort Works Art Gallery.
To see a list of last year's winners and eventually this year's winners (click here).
Congratulations to the NSHS Steers Choir for earning all 1's on stage at competition. (Our first time in 8 years!)
Congratulate Daisy Guerrero for earning a Top Ten position district wide for her senior art portfolio.
If you would like to attend the reception it will be held Friday, May 4, 2018 at
the Community Art Center from 5:30 pm to 8:00pm.
“We need people who think with the creative side of their brains—people who have played in a band, who have painted…it enhances symbiotic thinking capabilities, not always thinking in the same paradigm, learning how to kick-start a new idea, or how to get a job done better, less expensively.” – Annette Byrd, GlaxoSmithKline
“Arts education aids students in skills needed in the workplace: flexibility, the ability to solve problems and communicate, the ability to learn new skills, to be creative and innovative, and to strive for excellence.” – Joseph M. Calahan, Director of Cooperate Communications, Xerox Corporation
“The arts are an essential element of education, just like reading, writing, and arithmetic…music, dance, painting, and theater are all keys that unlock profound human understanding and accomplishment.” – William Bennett, Former US Secretary of Education
“Art is a nation’s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves and to others the inner vision which guides us as a nation. And where there is no vision, the people perish.” – Lyndon Johnson, on signing into existence the National Endowment on the Arts
“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein
“Music is about communication, creativity, and cooperation, and by studying music in schools, students have the opportunity to build on these skills, enrich their lives, and experience the world from a new perspective.” – Bill Clinton, Former President of the United States