Month: April 2014

Valedictorian receives art scholarship

Senior Amber Chen received an Excellence in AP Arts and Music Theory Award of $20,000 in April. She was one of the four students out of the thousands who applied to get the scholarship.

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Holocaust survivor Max Glauben returns to Pearce

Max Glauben, a Holocaust survivor, returned to Pearce on April 2 to speak to students and SOS Lifeguards about his experiences. Glauben’s message was tied into a message about the importance of standing up to bullying.

Pearce bands compete in UIL competition

At the annual UIL competition on April 15 and 16, more than three months of preparation and practice paid off for Pearce’s Concert, Symphonic, Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble bands, all of which performed over the two-day period. The four bands will now focus on a spring concert at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center scheduled to take place in May.