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Gresham Middle School Celebrates Arts at Festival on the Hill

On May 1, 2015, Gresham Middle School presented its first-ever Festival on the Hill, an event for families and community to celebrate and promote the arts and literature.

The free, family-friendly event included the following activities:
  • Storytelling by Charles Maynard, outdoorsman, renowned storyteller, first director of Friends of the Smokies and author of more than 40 books
  • Musical performances by the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra, Central High School Band, Gresham Middle School Band, and Gresham Middle School Chorus
  • Historical re-enactment by Karns High School teacher Gordon Sisk
  • Drama presentation by Central High School drama department, performing scenes from The Glass Menagerie
  • Dance performance by Gresham Middle School Dance Team
  • And
    • Crafts
    • Lawn Games
    • Story/Poetry Slam
    • Cake Walk
    • Scrabble® Tournament
    • Art Gallery Scavenger Hunt
    • Concessions and much more
Festival on the Hill was sponsored by Gresham Middle School (GMS) and GMS Parent-Teacher-Student Association.
 
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