Royall concert is Oct. 28

Posted October 20, 2014 at 2:31 pm

Correction 3:11 p.m. Oct. 21 — Note time change to 7 p.m.

The Royall High School music department will present its annual fall concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the high school gymnasium. 

The concert band, concert choir and madrigal will perform. Admission is free.

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    For an appointment, call 800-RED-CROSS (733-2767), visit, or call Royall High School at 462-2600 and ask for agriculture instructor Beth Kolodzinski.

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    • Jacob Green always has a positive attitude, both in class and outside. He does an excellent job on Safety

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    Royall School District superintendent

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