Fourteen Thomas Jefferson Middle School students represented the Port Arthur ISD at the 2020 Region X U.I.L. Vocal Solo & Ensemble Contest. The contest was held at Vidor Junior High School on Saturday, January 24, 2020.
CONGRATULATIONS to the Advanced Theatre Arts students that participated in the Educational Drama Association competition this Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Lamar State College- Port Arthur.
On April 26 the Memorial HS Concert Band competed in the UIL Region X 5A-6A High School Bands Concert & Sightreading Contest @ the Nederland High School Performing Arts Center. For the concert portion of the competition, they played Cyrus the Great (King / Glover), Air for Band (Erickson), Imaginarium (Standridge).
This is a listing of past and upcoming events along with awards received throughout the 2018-2019 school year.
MHS Theatre Arts participated in the adaptation of A Lesson Before Dying By Romulus Linney, based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.
As 3rd-5th grade students were gearing up for this week’s STAAR Tests, eight members of TJMS’s drumline made a surprise appearance last Friday at Adams Elementary’s STAAR Pep-rally.
Memorial Theatre Department UIL One Act Play, “ A Lesson Before Dying” advanced from Bi- Districts to Area District Competition on Thursday March 28, at Barbara Hill High School.
CONGRATULATIONS to the Abraham Lincoln Middle School UIL Team! Students that participated on either day of the competition showed that Lincoln was in the house.
Memorial Theatre Department UIL One Act Play, “ A Lesson Before Dying” advanced from District Competition on Saturday March 2, at Barbara Hill High School.
Congratulations to the Advanced Theatre Arts students that participated in the Educational Drama Association competition hosted at Lumberton Middle School in Lumberton, TX. this past Saturday, February 16, 2019.
The Abraham Middle School “Mighty Titan” Band and “Flaming Stars” Dance team visited Port Acres and Sam Houston Elementary schools on January 17th, 2019 to perform a brief program for 5th grade students.
Saturday, February 9th three of Mrs. Hamel's art students attended Region 5's Visual Arts Scholastic Event or VASE sponsored by TAEA. The competition was held at the Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas.
This past Saturday February 2nd 23 students from Memorial High School and Memorial 9th grade academy participated in the UIL Solo & Ensemble competition. Out of those who participated, 16 were awarded a Superior Rating and 7 were awarded Excellent Ratings; including a madrigal (which is a small mixed ensemble) who also received a Superior Rating.
The Port Arthur Rotary Club recently awarded the Adams Elementary Band $2,000 to help with recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey.
The students of the Lakeview Elementary band received a special treat this Christmas as the first semester of the school year came to an end.
Congratulations to these students who prepared their all-region music and auditioned for the all-region band December 8 in Lumberton.
The Lamar Brass Honors Quintet visited Lakeview Elementary as part of an initiative to bring music education to the public classrooms and to inspire kids of all ages to pursue music in their schools.
Memorial High School choir students performed to a packed audience at the Julie Rogers Theater in Beaumont on Sunday, December 2nd.