SOKM Presents Check to School Board

At the November 15, 2012 School Board meeting, SOKM Chair Karen Gatchel presented the school board with checks totaling $19,890. Karen thanked the board for their continued support and said that “we are proud of SOKM’s 22-year partnership with the Pleasant Valley School District allowing music to be an integral and necessary part of a students well-rounded education.”

This money came from donations to the various YAA programs. Karen Gatchel told the board: “This year there are 254 students in Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Band at . . . Las Colinas and Monte Vista. In addition, there will be over 240 students in 6th grade who will be taking a general music/keyboard class as part of the 6th grade rotation at Monte Vista. Plus, there are over 238 students enrolled in the PVSD Youth Arts Academy. Students are taking classes in Beginning Band, Concert Band, The Off Beats, Beginning Strings, Intermediate Strings, Orchestra, Musical Theater, Ceramics and Art.”

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