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North Polk’s Large Group Speech teams celebrated amazing results at State Speech

Sophie Hoffmeier, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

*Originally published on our beta site February 28, 2020. After several weeks of hard work and dedication, 10 North Polk speech teams were able to move on to compete at the state level after earning Division I ratings. The ...

North Polk’s jazz choirs end their 2019-2020 competition season with Solon Jazz Festival

Sophie Hoffmeier, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

*Originally posted on March 9, 2020. Two of North Polk’s Jazz Choirs ended their competition season with the annual Solon Jazz Festival on Friday, Feb. 21. The choirs, Fermata Nowhere and Alleman Way, left early Frida...

North Polk’s instrumental jazz groups season summary

Maggie Baumgardner, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

*Originally published on our beta site March 12, 2020. North Polk High School’s Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble competed on Saturday, Feb. 22, and Saturday, March 7, at Indianola and at Hoover, respectively. “At Hoov...

North Polk’s 2020 Speech Showcase closes the large group season with fantastic performance, as well as special surprise

Sophie Hoffmeier, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

*Originally posted on our beta site March 12, 2020. With Large Group Speech ending and Individuals just beginning, the speech program at North Polk put on a showcase of the many people and groups that are avidly involved on ...

Demonstration of Talent

Aden Burdine, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

*Originally published on our beta site March 12, 2020. North Polk fine arts students recently went to PCM High School to participate in HOIAC for band, choir, and art. On Thursday, March 5, multiple students fro...

An in-depth look at one of North Polk’s largest fundraising events

Maggie Baumgardner, Staff Writer

September 23, 2020

*Originally published on our beta site February 24,2020. North Polk’s annual show choir event, Comet Sensation, occurred on Saturday, Feb 15 2020. The nearly 21-hour event is run entirely by volunteers. Comet Sensation br...

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