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All-Stars at All-Area

Members from the Alva Band of Gold and the Alva Middle School Band went to Lahoma, Oklahoma, to try out for the All-Area Honor Band on Saturday Dec. 10. “I think it is a little bit more friendly,” said Cara Bradt, director of the Band of Gold....

 

Biology biomes

Dixie Meyer's Biology I students this semester had to build a shoebox size 3D model of the biome of their choice, helping them to be able to truly grasp and understand their lesson. "I think some...

 

Don't let your dreams be dreams

Ethan Swanson, pitcher, third baseman and home-run hitter for the Alva Goldbug baseball team, has signed to play baseball at Cowley County Community College. He has come a long way since he played...

 
 By Braeden Cook    Local    November 4, 2016

All-State member selected from Band of Gold

Saturday, Oct. 29, students from the Alva band went to Tecumseh to try out for Small School All-State Honor Band, where they competed against other students from all over the state. Preparing for the competition requires “lots and lots of practice...

 
 By Braeden Cook    Local    November 4, 2016

Q&A with Band of Gold Drum Major Amanda Breeden, senior

Q: What is your favorite part about being a Goldbug? A: I like being able to be in parades for the community and doing pep rallies and games that make other people at said games hyped up. Q: What is...

 
 By Braeden Cook    Local    November 4, 2016

Q&A with band senior Aaron Erickson

Q: What is your favorite part about being a Goldbug? A: Being able to take part in new activities that my old school didn't offer, such as speech and One Act. Q: What is your favorite memory from...

 
 By Braeden Cook    Local    November 4, 2016

Q&A with band senior Noah Place

Q: What is your favorite part about being a Goldbug? A: Being able to go out and represent the community to the best of my ability while doing things I love to do. Q: What is your favorite memory...

 
 By Braeden Cook    Local    October 21, 2016

AHS cafeteria changes

The Alva High School cafeteria has made different changes allowing students to have more choices at lunch for the same price as a normal lunch. Alva was eligible to have a chef come implement and develop a Cooking for Kids action plan. The chef,...

 
 By Braeden Cook    Local    October 21, 2016

At TriState, a look ahead to Regionals

Tuesday, Oct. 4, the Alva Band of Gold went to Enid to compete in the Tri-State field marching contest at Shelby Stadium, performing at 6:45 p.m. “As a band, we prepared as best as we could given the demands of our time,” said Cara Bradt, band...

 
 By Braeden Cook    Local    October 21, 2016

'Twas the night before homecoming'

On Thursday, Oct. 13, the annual AHS homecoming bonfire took place north of the baseball field at dusk, when students, teachers and community members all got together to support the football team, along with the AHS cheerleaders and the Alva Band of...

 
 By Braeden Cook    Local    October 7, 2016

Band of Gold rides to victory at NWOSU Homecoming

Saturday, Oct. 1, the Alva Band of Gold competed in the Northwestern homecoming parade marching contest held in Alva. "I was really happy with how we looked and played; we did good even if we don't wi...

 

AHS Band sounds off with early morning practice

The Alva Band of Gold has early morning rehearsal at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. They use the time to prepare for contests, football games and parades. "Early morning rehearsals...

 

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