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    *Educational, emotional, and economic benefits of music being a part of every child’s development: Click HERE for a video from Tim Lautzenheiser, Vice President of Education for Conn-Selmer, Inc.

    *Thoughts from current and previous LMS Band families: Click HERE 

    *Looking ahead to high school: Most of our students move on to attend West or North. Current stats from the WFHS Band: Average WFHS SAT Score ~1090. Average WFHS Band SAT Score ~1290. Reported Scholarship Funds earned by band students last year ~$325,000.

    *Article: ART is the heART in Education - Arts & Culture Seen"It is proven that visits to performances are effective! A recent study in Brookings by Jay Greene Distinguished Professor of Education Reform – University of Arkansas (1) reports “that students who received multiple [arts] field trips experienced significantly greater gains on their standardized test scores after the first year than did the control students. If we combine math and ELA tests, we see a gain of 12.4 percent of a standard deviation at p < 0.01, which translates into roughly 87 additional days of learning. Breaking out the results shows gains of similar magnitude for both math and ELA, but the math result is only significant at p < .10 while the ELA result is statistically significant on its own.” WOW! And the results in this study come from a study of students receiving multiple field trips to the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta; attending events at the High Museum, Alliance Theater, and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra!" 

    Léa Breeding
    Liberty Middle School
    Director of Bands
    lbreeding@forsyth.k12.ga.us 

     

     

     

     

     

     

Last Modified on July 19, 2019