Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

4 H-M-S Middle School students named to Honor Band

Four Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Middle School band members were selected to the 2020-21 NWIBA MS/JH Honor Band through video auditions earlier this school year. They include: Lillian Van Loon, seventh grade trumpet; Jordan Lux and Natalie Daggett, seventh grade clarinets; and Blaine Finster, eighth grade trombone.

These students will go to Sibley-Ocheyedan on May 8 to practice and perform with students from numerous northwest Iowa schools. They will rehearse during the day and their concert will be at 5 p.m. Unfortunately, the concert will be limited to four audience members per student.

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