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Music in our Schools Month - BOE Recognition

Ballston Spa High School Senior Emma Rask was selected for the New York State School Music Association All-State Mixed Chorus, one of the top honors for a student vocalist to achieve.

She was honored at the Board of Education meeting in March as part of Music in Our Schools Month activities.

Music in our Schools Month Recognition   Music in our schools month presentation at BOE Meeting in March 2021


More details from NAfME:   What is Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®)?

For more than 30 years, March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. 

The purpose of MIOSM is to raise awareness of the importance of music education for all children – and to remind citizens that school is where all children should have access to music. MIOSM is an opportunity for music teachers to bring their music programs to the attention of the school and the community, and to display the benefits that school music brings to students of all ages.

MIOSM and the events surrounding it are the ideal opportunities for increasing awareness of the benefits of high quality music education programs in our nation’s schools. NAfME hopes that teachers, students, and music supporters alike will find ways to join in on the celebration through creative activities and advocacy