Etcetera - 10/25/13


A service group at Walla Walla High School is preparing for its annual Trunk-or-Treat event from 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Wa-Hi parking lot.

The safe and fun Halloween experience will be in the science parking lot.

Admission is canned food for donation to the Christian Aid Center Food Bank.

Trunk-or-Treat is sponsored by Key Club, which provides candy, treats and other goodies for all elementary school students.

For more information, contact Key Club advisors Stacy Morrison,, and Rob Ahrens at


In a rigorous process that sorted through approximately 900 student auditions, several Walla Walla High School band members were selected to participate in the 2013 Western International Band Clinic Nov. 22-25 at the Sea-Tac DoubleTree Inn in Seattle.

Chosen from a field of competitors from around the Northwest and Canada were Wa-Hi’s Kyli Humphreys, senior, french horn, chosen for the third time; Brandon Rohde, senior, alto sax, second time, and first-timers Kara Guizar, senior, trumpet, first time; Michael Dandrea, junior, trombone and Hannah Cabasco, freshman, clarinet.

They are among the 650 students selected to play in four different honor bands that weekend while being directed by top-flight college directors from around the world.

Their instructor is Andrew Ueckert, director of Wa-Hi bands.

Walla Walla High School Chamber Drama class students performed a version of “The Great Pumpkin” and other Halloween skits for Berney Elementary first- and second-graders.

Coached by drama teacher Brian Senter, students performed for about 90 minutes.

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