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Avon Lake All City Band and Pancake Event
The second annual Avon Lake All City Band and Pancake Event will be Saturday, May 12, 2012. All you can eat pancakes and breakfast sausage will be served by Chris Cakes of Ohio and music will be performed from 9am to 12pm. Pancake tickets are $7/adult, $4/children 5-8, children 4 and under are free. The free concert includes performances from the Troy, Learwood and High School bands in the competition gym, with special appearance of the Avon Lake High School Jazz Ensemble in the commons. Try your luck with the 50/50 or iPad raffles. Join your neighbors and friends in celebrating the great music in Avon Lake Schools!
The band schedule is as follows:
9:15 – 5th Grade Band in Competition Gym
9:30 – Concert Band in Competition Gym
10:00 – Learwood Jazz in Commons
10:15 – 6th Grade Band in Competition Gym
10:30 – 8th Grade Band in Competition Gym
11:00 – HS Jazz in Commons
11:15 – 7th Grade Band in Competition Gym
11:45 – Symphonic Band in Competition Gym
|Where||Avon Lake High School 175 Avon Belden Rd, Avon Lake, OH 44012|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||9:00 am–12:00 pm|
|Who to bring||Everyone|
More About Avon Lake High School
Avon Lake High School is part of the award-winning school system that serves the city.
The school, which sits on an impressive campus with access from both Avon Belden Road and Electric Boulevard, earned U.S. News and World Report's Silver Award for the years 2006-2009 and in Newsweek's Top 1,500 U.S. High Schools in 2009 and 2010. The school consistently is rated "excellent" by the Ohio Board of Education.
Avon Lake High School boasts success in the academic, athletic, service and music arenas. Approximately 90 percent of graduating seniors move on to two- or four-year colleges.
AP classes are offered in math, science, English, social studies, French, Spanish, music theory and studio art.
The high school enjoys one of the best music programs in the country, which includes their award-winning Chorale, Symphonic Band, Marching Shoremen, and a renowned 16-member a cappella ensemble called the Merples.
The high school maintains a strong athletic program. The football team has won more than 20 conference championships. The 1994 girls basketball team, 1986 and 1988 girls cross country teams and the 2003 football team have won Ohio state championships. Students are regularly recruited to Div. I and Div. III college athletic programs.
In the early to mid-2000s, the high school underwent a major expansion, including the addition of a state-of-the-art performing arts center that regularly hosts community events, including Cleveland Pops concerts. In 2010, Memorial Stadium received major upgrades including additional seating, new turf, restrooms, locker rooms and track.
Dr. Joanie Walker is the school principal. Jim Beatty and T. J. Ebert serve as assistant principals.