Scappoose music ensembles rank high at state
The Scappoose High School wind ensemble tied for third place with Douglas High School in the 4A classification at the Oregon School Activities Association state competition on May 10. The band competed against nine other schools to take the title and earned 269 out of 350 possible points. The high school chamber choir also took a fourth-place title in the 4A class at the state competition held May 5. The choir earned a total 297 out of 350 possible points. While the Scappoose Jazz Band did not perform as an ensemble at state, the group did earn a third-place title at the University of Portland Jazz Festival in early April.