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June 15, 2024 1:04 am

WCPS students to sing in 2022 Choral Showcase

GOLDSBORO — Wayne County Public Schools students will soon spread holiday cheer through festive songs and melodies at the annual district-wide Choral Showcase, with performances spanning over three nights, Nov. 29, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in the Goldsboro High auditorium.

This is the 21st year for the annual holiday showcase. The showcase first began in 2001 with 12 schools participating. This year, students will be participating from 23 schools.

“The Choral Showcase is a highlight of the holiday season for our music and choral programs,” said Christine White, Title IV enrichment facilitator. “I appreciate the efforts of our students, teachers and choral instructors who have spent the past few months preparing. We invite our parents, community and staff to join us for this special three-night event and enjoy the performances as students take the stage to spread holiday cheer.”

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, students from Brogden Middle, Brogden Primary, Carver Elementary, Grantham Elementary, Southern Wayne High, Spring Creek Elementary, Spring Creek High and Spring Creek Middle schools will perform.

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, students from Fremont Elementary, Northwest Elementary, Norwayne Middle, Rosewood Elementary, Rosewood High and Rosewood Middle will take the stage.

On Thursday, Dec. 1, students from Carver Heights Elementary, Eastern Wayne Elementary, Eastern Wayne High, Eastern Wayne Middle, Goldsboro High School, Greenwood Middle, Meadow Lane Elementary, North Drive Elementary and Tommy’s Road Elementary will perform.

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 5:45 p.m. and the programs will begin at 6:30 p.m. each night. Guests need to use the side entrance along Beech Street closest to the Goldsboro High main office. Admission is $6 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.

All Tickets for the event will be sold via GoFan, an online ticketing system that is already used by WCPS athletic programs. You may download the free GoFan app for iOS and Android devices. Search for “Wayne County Public Schools” in the GoFan app or go to https://gofan.co/app/school/NC67784. Tickets will need to be redeemed via SmartPhone or device at the door of the event.

— From the Wayne County Public Schools website