• Dunkirk Middle School

    7th Grade Band

    and

    8th Grade Band

     
    Dunkirk High School
     
    Concert Band
    and
    Jazz Ensemble
     
    We haven't forgotten WHY it's called "playing"...
     
    Directed by Jenniene Eimers Scarem
     
    The arts are recognized as a core subject in the Goals 2000: Educate America Act approved by both houses of Congress in 1994.
    - National Education Goals Panel.
     
    The College Board identifies the arts as one of the six basic academic subject areas students should study in order to succeed in college.
    - Academic Preparation for College: What Students Should Know and Be Able to Do, The College Board.
     
    A ten-year study indicates that students who study music achieve higher test scores, regardless of socioeconomic background.
    - Dr. James Catterall, UCLA.