Trenton High School

Trenton High School Choir students take part in Virtual Solo and Ensemble Competition

Trenton R-9 High School Choir students participated in a virtual Solo and Ensemble Contest. Trenton Choir Director Tyler Busick notes that instead of the district and state-level events, the contest was considered state-level. At the state level, students receive gold, silver, or bronze. Gold choir ensembles for Trenton included two mixed double quartets, a women’s […]

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Trenton High School Marching Band places second and third at competition in Kahoka

The Trenton High School marching band placed second in parade and third in field show competitions on Saturday in Kahoka during the 29th annual Clark County Parade of Champions. Wright City and Central Lee High School of Iowa were the other schools competing in the 3A division. There were no indoor drumline or color guard […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Twenty seven THS-TMS band students audition for Grand River Conference All-Conference Band

Twenty-seven Trenton High School and Middle School band students auditioned for the Grand River Conference All-Conference Band on Wednesday. Twenty-four Trenton band students received a chair placement or an alternate position, with 17 for the high school band and seven for the junior high. Doctor Nathan Gay from Missouri Western State University will be the […]

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Trenton students to participate in All-District Band

Several Trenton High School and Middle School students were selected for the All-District Bands following auditions in Saint Joseph Saturday. Trenton Director of Bands Ethan Stewart reports sophomore trumpet player Trager Leeper was named as 11th chair and freshman clarinet Connor Campbell 13th chair for the All-District Honor Band. Senior clarinet player Mackenzie Klinginsmith and […]

Choir Concert

Awards presented at THS Spring Choir Concert

Several Trenton High School students received awards at the Spring Choir Concert Friday night. Choir Director Tyler Busick announced the Concert Choir Outstanding Students as Ashley Johnson, Melanie Guerrero, Amanda Parrack, and Baley Catron.  Rebecca Urich was named the Most Improved Student for the Concert Choir. For Gold Rush, Outstanding Students were soprano Kasie Otto, alto […]

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Awards presented at Trenton High School Band concert

Several awards were presented at the Trenton High School Band concert Thursday night. Band Director Tim Gilham reports freshman Alondra Fernandez was named most improved, Trager Leeper was named outstanding freshman, Amanda Parrack outstanding sophomore, Emily Kosse outstanding junior, and Karissa Brock outstanding senior. The John Phillip Sousa Award went to Nicole Rodriguez. Jonathan Schlared […]

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THS Band students perform at festival in Columbia

Six soloists from the Trenton High School band performed at the State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival in Columbia on Friday. Instrumental Music Instructor Tim Gilham reports freshman Caleb Johnson received gold on a tuba solo. Students receiving silver on solos included freshman Mari Atup on flute, junior Mackenzie Klinginsmith clarinet, sophomore Amanda Parrack sax, […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton students claim spots on Northwest Missouri All-District Band

Trenton R-9 students earned several seats on the Northwest Missouri All-District Band during auditions Saturday at St. Joseph Central High School. Named to the High School Honor Band were Amanda Parrack as a second chair tenor saxophone player, and Mari Atup as eleventh chair flutist. Named to the High School Concert Band from Trenton were […]

Front left to right: Karissa Brock, Lily White, Amanda Parrack Back left to right: Juan Garcia, Camryn Willey, Kael Brock, Trager Leeper, Emma Gilham

THS Marching Band members receive awards

Trenton High School Marching Band members received awards Tuesday night. Band Director Timothy Gilham says Karissa Brock received the award for Outstanding Senior, Lily White for Outstanding Junior, and Amanda Parrack for Outstanding Sophomore. Best Marcher went to Juan Garcia; Camryn Willey to Outstanding Colorguard Member; Kael Brock, Most Improved; Trager Leaper, Outstanding Freshman; and […]

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THS band students participate in activities in Columbia

Three instrumental entries from Trenton High School participated in the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival in Columbia Thursday. Instrumental music instructor Tim Gilham reports senior Claire Utley received a silver ranking on her violin solo. He says the saxophone sextet also received a silver. Members of the sextet […]