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The Barons Get Back Performance Highlights 1969 Class Reunion in Memphis

Over 50 years ago, music proved to be the instrument that allowed a new Memphis resident to fit in, and it proved to these very same tunes that brought a band of four friends back together to take the stage at the Memphis VFW as part of the Class of 1969 50 Year Reunion held […]

Marching Tigers Make Memphis Proud at National Memorial Day Parade

After almost a year of fundraising, organizing, uniform fittings, and thousands of marching strides, the Scotland County Band departed for Washington D.C. May 25th. At 4 p.m. the instruments, uniforms, and luggage were all loaded, good-byes were said, and the wheels started turning as the Marching Tigers departed Memphis, Missouri en route to D.C.  The […]

Successful Band Season Keeping Students Busy Into Summer Break

The Scotland County Music Program at school has had a busy season here at the end of the school year. Many students received accolades for their hard work at the State Competition held recently at Kirksville and Columbia. The Scotland County Band and Scotland County Choir both received a 2 rating at Large Group  State […]

Avery Shultz Selected to Perform with National FFA Band at 2017 National Convention & Expo

Avery Shultz, a member of the Memphis FFA chapter in Memphis, Missouri will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 25-28 during the 2017 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. Shultz, a sophomore and the daughter of Trent and Amy Shultz, has been selected to play flute in the National FFA Band. Shultz […]

SCR-I Band Members Earn Top Ratings at District Contest

On April 1, 2017, 36 students from Scotland County R-I High School attended District Solo/Small Ensemble Contest at Kirksville High School. A number of the Tigers band members received top rankings. Earning 1 ratings were: Sadie Davis-Flute Solo Avery Shultz-Flute Solo Ariel Quenneville-Clarinet Solo Slade McAfee-Alto Saxophone Solo Christian Siver-Marimba Solo Elijah Cooley-Snare Solo Sadie […]

SCR-I Band Earns 1 Rating at State Music Festival

The Scotland County Concert Band and the Scotland County Choir, under the direction of Nathaniel Orr, traveled to Hannibal on Friday, March 24 to participate in State Music Festival, held at the performing arts center at Hannibal-LaGrange University (instrumental groups) and Hannibal High School (vocal groups). The statewide music contest is held at various locations […]

Foundation Funds New Band Chairs

The Scotland County School Foundation, through a grant from the Shopko Foundation, has donated $650 to the Scotland County R-I Music program for the purchase of posture chairs for the junior high and senior high band. The purpose of posture chairs is for the band students to maintain the correct position for optimum breathing and […]

SCR-I Students Rake in Honors During Successful 2015-16 School Year

Students at the Scotland County R-I Jr/Sr. High School wrapped up a very successful 2015-2016 school season. The school’s trophy cases may need to be expanded after a variety of the district’s program’s attained numerous milestones during the year further demonstrating the school’s commitment to excellence. The district experienced a successful academic season, attaining a […]

SCR-I Music Department Wraps up a Winning School Year

It has been an exciting year in the Scotland County Music Department.  The Marching Tigers kicked off the year with Band camp the week before school leading to community performances at the Tiger tailgate and a first place finish in the Antique Day Parade. The Marching Tigers also began learning their half-time field show and […]

Scotland County R-I to  Host Spring Fine Arts Night

by Andrea Brassfield The Scotland County Junior/Senior High Fine Arts department, under the direction of Dana  Frederick and Michael Fulk, will be hosting a Spring Fine Arts Night this Friday, May 9, 2014. The High School Art Show will be from 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. and the art will be displayed in the commons and […]