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District Art Show

On Friday, April 29th, the MHS large commons will display the vast collection of art from around the district. This event will start at 6:30 p.m. and will run until 10:00 p.m. This gallery will consist of the best artwork from every grade in the Mason City Schools from this current school year.  Come out and support all the great work these students are sharing. 

MHS Students Design Ohio K9 Memorial T-Shirt

Students in Mason High School visual arts teacher Aaron Roberts' Design Studio Internship create artwork for real-life clients who need design assistance.  MHS interns recently created a shirt graphic in support of the Ohio K9 Memorial as part of their client projects. “We love getting our students involved with high-quality, real-life learning opportunities every day in the Design Studio. It's important for our students to learn how to communicate effectively with real clients so they can be better designers - or be better at any job in our interconnected world,” shared Roberts.

MHS Bands, Orchestras Perform at Severance Hall

Last month, 300 top band and orchestra students from Mason High School traveled north to perform in Cleveland’s renowned Severance Hall. MHS Orchestra Director Stephanie Jones and Band Directors Robert Bass and Avious Jackson collaborated to showcase both of their nationally recognized programs in what is widely regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful concert halls.
 

MHS Band Performs in 2016 Rose Parade

The William Mason High School Marching Band rang in the new year with a 5.5 mile trip down Colorado Boulevard in the 2016 Rose Parade. After over a year of planning and fundraising, Ohio’s top band traveled to Pasadena to perform in front of their largest audience of over 79 million parade fans. View the televised coverage on HGTV and NBC.
 

Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra

This year there were 37 band and orchestra students that were selected for the prestigious Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra. The CSYO, an affiliate of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, includes the top-tier CSYO Philharmonic Orchestra as well as the CSYO Concert Orchestra. The CYSO is directed by Gene Chang and consists of students in grades 9 through 12 from 30 high schools in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. This orchestra is the most prestigious and most competitive orchestra in all of the Cincinnati area.

Theophilus North

On November 6, 7, 13, and 14 the Mason High School Theater will present the award winning broadway hit, Theophilus North. Each performance will start at 8 PM with tickets being $8 for students, children, and seniors and $10 for adults. Tickets will start being sold one hour before performance or on www.showtix4u.com.Theophilus North is a new play written in 2006 by Matthew Burnett, based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Thornton Wilder.

Santos Legacy

May 27th was the last day for Mrs. Santos. Although Mason wanted her to teach choir for years and years to come, she chose to retire and move onto other things. One of her students, Rachel Snow, said, “I really miss her positive energy. She was like a second mom to me; she made us feel like we were part of her family.” Mason really appreciates Mrs. Santos’ hard work and dedication towards the musical program.  New choir instructor, Jason Mckee, has big aspirations and goals for this years choirs.

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