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SDHS Theatre Department will be presenting Soddy Night Live during the fall semester .

Students can see shows during select classes. Tickets will be on sale during lunches throughout the week.

On Saturday, Soddy Night Live will be presented. Tickets will be purchased at the door.  Students who attend the show on Friday will receive a discount on Saturday night.

All shows will be in the Band Room.



Course: Art 1

This is an introduction to the visual arts course in which students explore different media and applications of art. The emphasis of the course centers on the basic techniques of two and three dimensional design and art history. There is a materials/supply fee or students may opt to purchase materials on their own.

Taught by: Mrs. Copp.


Course: Art 2

The emphasis of the course is on the creative application of knowledge gained in Art I. Students are required to use a higher level of technical skills in the application and techniques of the various media. Art history is also incorporated into the course of study. There is a materials/supply fee or students may opt to purchase materials on their own.

Taught by: Mrs. Watson.


Course: Art 3

This course stresses the ability of the student to explore the arts and begin to develop his/her own personal style. Students must be able to work more independently and show a higher level of understanding of the elements and principles of art, techniques and media used. There is a materials/supply fee or students may opt to purchase materials/supplies on their own.

Taught by: Mrs. Copp.


Course: Theatre Art

This course will introduce students to basic acting skills, play writing, theater history and plays. Students will become acquainted with the basic elements of stagecraft. Other performing arts, such as film and musical theater, will be covered.

Taught by: Mrs. Boydston.


Course: Forensics

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Taught by: Mrs. Boydston.

Course: Music History

This course will focus on the art forms that we hear every day throughout our world’s culture. Students will start this class learning the music of other cultures and how it relates to their own; continue by learning a basic historical timeline for music; finish with an analysis of music from the United States and how it is currently used in our culture. Students will learn basic music principles such as melody, rhythm, harmony, and theory. Students will be required to keep a notebook and read aloud in this course.

Taught by: Mr. Light.


Course: Marching Band (Fall Semester)

The Marching Band is a highly competitive unit that performs for various performances throughout the summer and fall months. This portion of the band will feature a competitive field show that will be performed on Friday nights for Football Games and on selected Saturday’s for competitions. The band will take part in various parades throughout the summer and fall, as well as, various community events when invited. All 9th grade and new members are required to attend our Rookie Camp. This camp is to teach freshmen how to march so they can participate in parades and the marching field show. All Color Guard and Percussion Members are required to attend Summer Training. ALL MEMBERS are required to attend FULL BAND CAMP which is the last 2 weeks of July. ALL MEMBERS are required to attend after school rehearsals that are scheduled from 3:00pm- 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday once school starts. Students who desire to be a member of the marching band but have a scheduling conflict and cannot register for the class must see the director in order to participate. Students enrolled in Dual Credit Courses must see the director of information regarding participation. Fees apply to be involved in this program. Fund Raisers will be required for participation.

Course: Wind Ensemble (Spring Semester)

During the Spring Semester, the Marching Band Class becomes the Wind Ensemble. The Wind Ensemble will focus on the learning the more advanced repertoire of wind bands throughout the world. Students will learn pieces by famous composers and present them to audiences in concerts throughout the semester. This class will also prepare students for performances at district concert performance assessment, basketball games, and community events as requested. This class is also required for any student wishing to audition and participate in ETSB&OA sponsored events such as Jazz Clinic, All-State East Senior Clinic, Upper Area Junior Clinic, and Solo Ensemble Festival. All concert performances are required. Some after school rehearsals will be scheduled to facilitate outside conductors who are brought in to work with the ensemble.

Course: Concert Band (Spring Semester only)

The concert band will focus on the learning of repertoire standard of wind bands throughout the world. Students will learn pieces by famous composers and present them to audiences in concerts throughout the semester. This class will also prepare students for performances at district concert festival, basketball games, and community events as requested. This class is also required for any student wishing to audition and participate in ETSBOA sponsored events such as Jazz Clinic, All-State East Senior Clinic, Upper Area Junior Clinic, and Solo Ensemble Festival. All concert performances are required.

Taught by Mr. Light.
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Course: Flags

This secondary performance-based features the visual portion of the marching band. It will feature work with flags, rifles, sabres, and dance. Student will start out with basic technique on each of the pieces of equipment and continue working until all equipment is mastered. Student will be required to participate in all practices, camps, and performances of the Marching Band and will be required to attend the Winter Concert given by the marching band given at the end of the semester. All members of the Color Guard are required to be registered for this course to participate. Students will be required to dress out for participation in this class. Fees apply to be involved in this program. Fund Raisers will be required for participation.

Taught by: Mr. Light.


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