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Support Genoa Central Band

Genoa, AR – Genoa Band Boosters have started the year off with their first fundraiser.  The parents group, supporting the Genoa Band, is selling “I’m with the band” T-Shirts. Orders need to be turned in no later than Friday September 8th.  You can drop them off at the school, or contact a band booster. The T-Shirts come in Youth sizes and Adult sizes. Continue Reading →

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Genoa Band Plays Spring Concert

Genoa, AR – Genoa Central Band presented their Spring Concert this evening in the Genoa Central Gym.  The kids recorder groups played songs from “Mary had a little lamb” to “When the Saints Go Marching In”.  The advanced band played “El Capitan” while the beginner band played “Conquest”.  Several other songs were presented by each group and the combined groups. William’s Brass presented “And The Walls Came tumbling Down”, and finally a combined band played “Year of The Dragon”.  The Genoa band was also honored with guest Dr. George English who presented a bagpipe presentation. In all, twenty songs were presented for enjoyment of the community.  Family and friends were in attendance from around Genoa and surrounding areas. On a special note, the Four States News would like to congratulate Band Director Joe DuPas on his pending retirement.  Mr. DuPas served as director of the band this evening for what will likely be his last time at Genoa.  Much to the disappointment of the community, students, and parents, Mr. DuPas has decided to retire at the end of this school year.  Mr. DuPas started the band program at Genoa in 2006, and has served as band director since that time.  The lives changed and enhanced through the music that he has brought over the years to Genoa can never be repaid or fully measured. Continue Reading →

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Genoa Central Sock Hop Dance

Genoa, AR – The Genoa Band Boosters hosted a Sock Hop dance for the middle school Saturday night at Genoa Central School.  Over 160 tickets were sold in advance with additional tickets being sold at the door.  Music, snacks, and photography was all present to make the dance a complete success. Students began to arrive promptly at 6:00 p.m.  Some wore traditional ’50’s styled clothing, some worn formal dresses, and others were thrilled to show up in every day clothes.  There was two sock contest and several door prizes. Continue Reading →

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