Jr. high band members (with two high schoolers assisting) perform a tune for family and friends at the Tarkio R-I winter concert Thursday, December 14, 2017.


Tarkio High School Choir members perform at the Tarkio R-I winter concert Thursday, December 14, 2017.

The Tarkio 6th Grade Band performs at the winter concert December 14.


The Tarkio 5th Grade Band performs a number at the winter concert.



Tarkio Elementary students perform “Santa’s Playlist” at the winter concert December 14.

Tarkio Elementary, Jr. High, and High School actors, actresses, singers, and band members joined forces to put on a great show for their winter concert Thursday, December 14, 2017, in the Tarkio High School Gym.
The Tarkio 4th, 5th, and 6th grade presented “Santa’s Playlist” by Jacob Jacobson and Roger Emerson. The students performed: “Deck the Halls Opening,” “Merry Christmas in the Motor City,” “A Real Live Country Christmas,” “Broadway Lights,” “Just a Little R&R,” “The Sounds of Christmas,” and “Santa’s Holiday Play­list.” The cast of characters included: Santa – Ian Stepp; Mrs Claus – Tommy Martin; Elf 1 – Hadyn Liechti; Elf 2 – Lexi Bywater; Elf 3 – Dalaynie Drummond; Elf 4 – Emma Viets; El f 5 – Rayleigh Nance; Crystal – Claire Martin; Noel – Brooklyn Wennihan; Corporal – Garret Rosenbohm; Soldiers – David Shaw, Drew Johnson, and Caiden Caudill; Dasher – Jersi Poppa; Recently Downloaded – Jozee Eaton; Rudolph – Alex Barnett; Prancer – Emmy Laur; Donner – Addie Noland; Vixen – Keena Merriweather; Comet – Drew Sanders; Captain 1 – Weston Klosek; Captain 2 – Jacobi Hogue; and Private – Linkin Murry.
The 5th grade band also performed the following selections: “5 Note Scale,’ “Rolling Along,” “Hot Cross Buns,” and “Jingle Bells.”
The 6th grade band also performed, playing: “Chorale,” “Up On a Housetop,” “Barn Dance Saturday Night,” and “Jingle, Jolly Christmas.”
Fourth grade singers included: Robbie Armstrong, Hunter Blum, Dylan Drummond, Emily Gebhards, Ja­nae Harbin, Bresayda Ji­menez, Zoe Madron, Bo Peregrine, Britney Ritchie, Brayden Smith, Quin Staten, Kaydin Vogler, Carter Wennihan, Kennedy White, Makinzee Brion, Darika Bywater, Jina Harbit, Kale Lekey, Mason McMahon, Rainy Nordhausen, Adrienne Phillips, Raelee Russell, Riley Sachs, Olivia Schafer, Jacob Stanton, Isaac Vette, Izabella Wallace, and Jaeka Wiley.
Fifth grade band and choir members included: Cameron Brooks, Kamryn Brown, Sydnee Bruns, Cady Jo Burton, Brezie Bywater, Makenna Carder, Charley Caudill, Cayden Gibson, Colton Hall, Jillian Hannah, Gabe Harms, Connor Morton, Jacob Shubkagel, Alyson Wooten, Savannah Caldwell, Levi Brown, Madison Caudill, Haylee Clark, Owen DeRosier, River Dow, Alex Erickson, Abbie Harms, Andrew Kirkpatrick, Jaxon Liechti, Luke Morey, Madison Quattrocchi, Lizzie Schlueter, and Teagen Wennihan.
Sixth grade band and choir members included: Alex Barnett, Alexis Bywater, Jacobi Hogue, Drew Johnson, Weston Klosek, Emmy Laur, Hadyn Liechti, Keena Merriweather, Jersi Poppa, Drew Sanders, Ian Stepp, Emma Viets, Caiden Caudill, Dalaynie Drummond, Jozee Eaton, Claire Martin, Tommi Martin, Lin­kin Murry, Rayleigh Nance, Addie Noland, Garret Rosenbohm, David Shaw, and Brooklyn Wennihan. Names that are in bold denote band members.
The jr. high and high school bands and choirs performed the Sounds of the Season. The jr. high band performed, “Trombo Mambo,” “Danny Boy,” “Swingin’ & A Ho! Ho! Ho!”. The jr. high choir perfomed, “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Grinch,” and “Frosty Hand Jive.” Jr. high students/band include: Faith Anderson/Trumpet, Alaina Armstrong/Clarinet, Emily Blum/Clarinet, Alexis Brown/Trumpet, Connor Brown/Trombone, Dylan Campbell, Emilee Caudill/Trumpet, Jaden Clark/Trumpet, Matthew Driskell/Alto Saxophone, Jacob Duran, Titus Eaton/Percussion, Alexis Gibler/Trumpet, Jaden Goodin/Clarinet, Bo Graves/Trumpet, Carysn Green-Sillers, Katie Hall/Alto Saxophone, Kiara Hines, Lucas Joesting/Percussion, Josie King/Percussion, Kelsea Kirwan, Brooke Lee/Tenor Saxophone, Riley Lekey, Daniel Lesher/Percussion, Sophia Martin/Clarinet, Kaylin Merriweather, Seth Morey, Hailey Morton/Flute, Jesse Navin/Alto Saxophone, Stormy Nordhausen/Alto Saxophone, Grace Peck/Clarinet, Adam Phillips, Tessa Rolf/Trumpet, Tanner Rollins/Trombone, Slade Rosenbohm, Aaron Schlueter/Trumpet & Tuba, Morgan Shaw/Bari Saxophone, Rylie Simmons, Brianna Smith, Amy Somerville/Bass Clarinet, Angel Wallace/Clarinet, and Braiden Wennihan/Trumpet.
High school guitarists, Colin Joesting, Melissa Lang, and Madison Ohrt, played “What Child is This? (Greensleeves)” and “Jolly Old St. Nick.” The high school band performed “A Holiday Swing-Along,” “Christmas Time with Charlie Brown,” and “Jingle Bell Rock.” High school band members include: Flute – Dixie Hendrix (who also assisted the jr. high); Clarinet – Harley Caudill; Alto Saxophone – Jae Barnett, Cheyenne Gray, Grace Martin, Brynnan Poppa, Shaylee Sparks, and Bryli Staten; Tenor Saxophones – Anna Klute and Morgan Parshall; Baritone saxophone – Mercedes Parshall and Lexi Somerville; Horn – Ella Rolf; Trumpets – Devin Guajardo, Madison Ohrt, Zach Sapp, and Corben Bothwell; Trombone – Jordyn Hogue (who also assisted the jr. high); Percussion – Colin Joesting and Jimi Elder.
The high school choir performed “The First Noel/Pachelbel’s Canon” and “Be the Hero!” from Big Fish. High school choir members include: Colin Joesting, Madison Ohrt, Hannah Blank, Destiny Sanders, Selena Somerville, Ricky Weidenaar, Grace Martin, Troy Wennihan, Gabby DeRosier, Jordan Heard, Jimi Elder, Chloe Bruns, Skye Clark, Kaely Kirwan, Emily Vance, Megan Lee, Anna Lester, Jae Barnett, Raelynn Gish, Dixie Hendrix, Jamie Hendrix, Anna KLute, Taylor Stanton, Hunter Bennett, Harley Caudill, Autumn Murry, Bryli Staten, Audrey Weidenaar, and Allison Yates.