District 196

Rosemount students to perform Australian composer’s ‘Letter from Sado’ The night wind howls, waves crash against massive rocks and the surf continues to blast back toward the sea. That’s the sound Rosemount Middle School’s three eighth-grade bands will recreate during the world premiere concert of Australian composer Jodie Blackshaw’s “Letter from Sado” on May 19. [...]

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Rosemount High School captains review recent season     For many, a fear of public speaking ranks right up there with cemeteries at night. The captains of the Rosemount High School speech team have either conquered, or at least suppressed, their fears of standing up in front of a room full of strangers and delivering [...]

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The Falcon Ridge Middle School 7-8 Jazz Ensemble was awarded the top spot at the 47th annual Eau Claire Jazz Festival. Falcon Ridge placed first out of the 12 middle school bands that competed April 4 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. As a result of their placing, the band performed at an honor concert [...]

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Twenty-five District 196 high school students have qualified to compete at the National Speech and Debate Association tournament to be held June 16-20 in Kansas City. Students earned spots for the national tournament based on their performance at separate qualifying events that were held this winter and spring. Eagan High School has 15 students who [...]

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Eastview High School’s concert choir received a rare honor last month when it was among a select few high school choirs to perform for distinguished choral directors from across the region. “Eastview has never performed at an event like this before, so it’s a great honor,” said choir director Greg Douma. Eastview was among three [...]

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