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Upcoming Events

Events for the 2017-2018 School Year


Aug. 14th  - 5th Grade Instrument Display Night 7:00 Fine Arts Theater


Sept. 5th - Civil War/Cemetery Dedication (High School Band)

Sept. 6th - Music Booster Mtg.  6:00 Fine Arts Theater    

Sept. 7th - Music Fundraiser kick-off (Junior High-High School)

Sept. 9th - Homecoming Coronation (High School Choir)

Sept.  11th  -  All-State forms due (High School Band and Choir)

Sept. 11th - Homecoming Bonfire (High School Band)

Sept. 15th - Homecoming Parade  (High School Band)      

Setp. 20th-30th - Instrumental All-State Try-outs


Oct. 6th-7th -  Choral All-State Try-Outs          

Oct. 18th - All-State Selections made public


Nov. 1st - Music Booster Mtg.  6:00 Fine Arts Theater

Nov. 10th - Battle of the Pep Bands @ Bancroft 7:00 PM????

Nov. 6th  - Conference Vocal Clinic @ Emerson-Hubbard (High School Choir)

Nov. 13th - Veteran’s Day Program   (High School Band, High School & Junior High Choir)                    

Nov. 16-18 ---Nebraska All-State Music at Lincoln (The Lied Center)


Dec. 11th - 3-6 Christmas Concert  7:00   (Band and Choir)                 

Dec. 14th - Band and Vocal---JH/HS Christmas Concert

        JH-@(6:30) then a 10 minute BREAK then  HS-(7:30)


Jan. 8th - 6th Grade Strong Foundations Honor Band @ Sioux City East High School

Jan. 20th - Conference Honor Band @ WSC  (High School)

Jan. 21st-22nd  - Quad State Honor Band @ USD (High School)

Jan. 27th - Wayne State Festival of Honor Bands (Junior High & High School)


Feb. 7th - Music Booster Mtg. 6:00 at Fine Arts Theater

Feb. 27th - Middle School Concert 7-8 (Band and Vocal)


March 6th - WSC Middle School Contest (Band and Choir)

March 13th - USD Jazz Festival (Jazz Band and Show Choir)

March 16th-18th- Broadway/Musical (Community)

March 24th - Class C All-State Band @ Kearney (Junior High and High School)

March 26th - Northeast Jazz Festival (Jazz Band and Show Choir)



April 4th - Music Booster Meeting 6:00 at Fine Arts Theater

April 9th - HS Spring Concert and Awards  7:00  (Band and Choir)              

April 20th - District Music Contest @ SSC (High School Band and Choir)


May 1st - 5th & 6th Grade Pender Honor Band

May 7th - 3-6 Grade Spring Concert 7:00 (Band and Choir)

May 11th - Commencement 7:00   (High School Band and Choir)                                                                    


Pep Band Dates

Football Game – Friday, August 25

Homecoming Bonfire - Monday, September 11

Homecoming Volleyball Game – Thursday, September 14

Homecoming Football Game – Friday, September 15

Volleyball Game – Tuesday, October 3

Football Game – Friday, October 6

Football Game – Friday, October 20

State Volleyball:  November 9-11  (if team makes it)

State Football:  November 21 (if team makes it)


Basketball Game – Thursday, November 30

Basketball Game – Thursday, December 7

Basketball Game – Thursday, December 21

Basketball Game – Tuesday, January 9

Basketball Game – Friday, January 12

Basketball Game – Tuesday, January 23

Basketball Game – Tuesday, February 6

Girl’s State Basketball:  March 1-3 (if team makes it)

Boy’s State Basketball:  March 8-10 (if team makes it)

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The Ponca Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Students: Mr. Duane Krusemark, Superintendent of Schools, PO Box 568, Ponca, NE 68770 (402) 755-5700 (duanekrusemark@poncaschool.org).

Employees and Others: Mr. Duane Krusemark, Superintendent of Schools, PO Box 568, Ponca, NE 68770 (402) 755-5700 (duanekrusemark@poncaschool.org).

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