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WCPS Students to Sing in 2018 Choral Showcase
musical notesWayne County Public Schools (WCPS) students will soon spread holiday cheer through festive songs and melodies at the annual district-wide Choral Showcase, with performances spanning over three nights (November 27, 28 and 29) at Goldsboro High School.

This is the eighteenth year for the annual holiday showcase. The showcase first began in 2001 with 12 schools participating. This year the showcase will have 27 schools.

Organizers say the event is one that the schools and community look forward to each year.

“Our students and music directors have been working hard to prepare for this special night,” states Kim Copeland, Director Specialist. “Our school district is excited to showcase the musical talents of our students and provide parents and community members these three evenings of seasonal cheer.”

The schedule for the participating schools is as follows:

Tuesday, November 27: Brogden Middle, Brogden Primary, Carver Elementary, Grantham Elementary, Grantham Middle, Meadow Lane Elementary, Southern Wayne High, Spring Creek Elementary, Spring Creek High, and Spring Creek Middle.  

Wednesday, November 28: Charles B. Aycock High, Fremont STARS Elementary, Northeast Elementary, Northwest Elementary, Norwayne Middle, Rosewood Elementary, Rosewood High, and Rosewood Middle.

Thursday, November 29: Carver Heights Elementary, Dillard Middle, Eastern Wayne Elementary, Eastern Wayne High, Eastern Wayne Middle, Goldsboro High, Greenwood Middle, North Drive Elementary, and Tommy’s Road Elementary.

Parents of participating students have designated parking areas. Parents of elementary choral students need to use the Beech Street parking lot. Parents of middle and high school choral students need to use the Herman Street parking lots. Community members and other visitors are welcome to use any of the Goldsboro High parking lots.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the programs will begin at 6:00 p.m. each night. Guests need to use the side entrance along Beech Street closest to the Goldsboro High main office. Admission is $5.00 for each person, and all proceeds will benefit the choral programs at the participating schools. Children under five years old are admitted free of charge.