Moody Middle School
Family, friends, colleagues and students of George H. Moody Middle School teacher Carol Kenzer gathered May 10 to remember a kind, funny and unforgettable woman.
“Mrs. Kenzer changed my life in a way that she would probably never recognize,” said Charlie Bonner, a junior in the Center for Leadership, Government and Global Economics at Douglas S. Freeman High School and a former student of Kenzer's. He noted how her passion and encouragement had led him to work on several political campaigns.
The Moody Middle School Music department recently attended the Musicale Music Festival at Busch Gardens and earned top honors. This festival is a competition for middle and high school music ensembles.
Mixed Choir placed first and was Grand Champion in their division, and Treble Choir took first place as well.
Sixth and Seventh Grade Orchestra earned first place, Eighth Grade Orchestra took first place, and Chamber Orchestra took first place and was Grand Champion in their division.
Last night, Moody Middle School student Moira Bass read her poem “Shana” at an "An Evening of Poetry," one of the first lady's cultural gatherings at the White House.
The event was hosted by the Obamas in a celebration of American poetry and prose. It was preceded by an afternoon workshop for students from across the country.
The Moody Middle School Advanced Chess Team won third place last month at the National Junior High Chess Championship, sponsored by the United States Chess Federation.
During the event, which was held April 15-17 in Columbus, Oh., the club competed in a seven-round tournament against 35 teams from the United States.
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