• 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.