Jazz Band Competes at State
The Jazz Band qualified for the State Jazz Championship and performed in Ames on April 4, 2023. Placing first and second in class 2A were West Lyon and Okoboji.
The Iowa Jazz Championships, founded in 1976, showcases 60 of the state's finest high school jazz ensembles. It is held in Ames every April and features 15 groups from each of the four Iowa high school classifications. All ensembles perform in the daytime preliminary competition, and the top two bands from each classification perform in the evening finals competition.