Congratulations to the Marching Knights for an outstanding job this past Saturday. The band placed 2nd and received the award for best guard at Charlottesville's Cavalcade and an Excellent rating at the state marching assessments. The Marching Knights finish the season with 14 awards to their credit. Great job on a fantastic season!
Congratulations to the Marching Knights for another outstanding performance this past Saturday at the Caroline Invitational near Richmond. The Marching Knights received awards for Best Visual Performance and Best Drum Major. The band also received 2nd place overall in their class. So for this season the band has received 12 awards. Great job Marching Knights!
The Conference 29 One Act Play Festival was held at Turner Ashby High School on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The following eight school competed for the opportunity to move on to Regional 3A West competition at Christiansburg High School on November 12: Broadway H.S., Fort Defiance H.S., Fluvanna County H.S. Monticello H.S., Spotswood H.S., Turner Ashby H.S., Waynesboro H.S., and Western Albemarle H.S. All the schools had wonderful performances. The top two teams will go to Regional competition.
Spotswood High School placed second for their powerful production of "The Women of Lockerbie" by Deborah Brevoort. In the style of a Greek tragedy, the play examines how to respond to the grief caused by a terrorist attack.
Turner Ashby High School placed first for their wonderfully imaginative production of Peter/Wendy by Jeremy Bloom and based on J.M. Barrie's books Peter Pan and The Little White Bird.
The Turner Ashby Team also won three of the eight best actor awards. These awards went to Brad Ridder, Blair Sharman, and Gino Stickley.
The One Act Play team will present a free performance of their competition play for the public tonight (10/20/16) at 6:00 P.M. in the Lineweaver Auditorium at Turner Ashby High School.
TA will also be hosting the Conference 29 competition on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Eight schools will be competing in the following order:
The forensics and debate teams had a great start to the season at the Shenandoah Valley Forensics League Tor Johnson tournament last night. Medalists included the following students:
Also qualifying for the Champions tournament were:
Also, a shout out to all the first-time competitors: Wyatt Cook; Seth Dye; Noah Estes; Isaac McCall; Allison Miller; Ian Phillips; Blaire Sharman; Sam Maggiolo; and Aaron Young.
A reminder for anyone going to the ShenVaFL tournament on Thursday, the bus will leave at 3:45. Don’t be late.
Congratulations Marching Knights for another outstanding performance this weekend at the Shenandoah Marching Invitational. The Marching Knights placed 1st in their class and received caption awards for Best General Effect, Best Guard, and 2nd for Music. The Marching Knights then qualified for Finals Competition by placing in the top 8 bands for the day regardless of school or band size. Overall the Marching Knights placed 6th in competition with schools more than twice TA’s size. The band has received 9 awards so far this season. Great job Marching Knights!
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