Plevna Schools’ Annual Spring Fling

By Jenna Paul

On May 11, Mrs. Wagnon held her Annual Spring Dinner Theater. The Plevna FCCLA, under the leadership of Mrs. Robertus provided a delicious meal of roast beef, cheesy potatoes, candied carrots and peach bavarian. For dessert, they served lemon lasagna and chocolate poke cake. The FCCLA members did a wonderful job of serving the meals and dessert.

The jazz band kicked off Act I by performing Spiderman’s Theme from Spiderman. The fun continued with the fifth through sophomore choir performing Rhythm of Life, from Sweet Charity, with delightful choreography created by the students.

The kindergarten through fourth grade boys decked out in jungle animal masks, entertained the crowd with Bare Necessities from Jungle Book. Following the boys, the kindergarten through fourth grade girls sang Annie Medley from the musical Annie. Ashley Sander, as a flower lady, performed the first vocal solo of the night, Wouldn’t it be Loverly from My Fair Lady.

The fifth and sixth grade band performed Attack of the Cyborgs from any 1950s Horror Film. The seventh through sophomore ladies choir crooned Send in the Clowns from a Little Night Music. The kindergarten through fourth grade, with hats and canes, amazed the crowd with Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious from Mary Poppins. The seventh through tenth grade choir ended Act I with a Phantom Medley from Phantom of the Opera, complete with opera masks as Jaiden Dulin sang a solo from Phantom of the Opera.

Following a short intermission and dessert provided by the Plevna FCCLA, Act II began! The sixth through tenth grade band performed Best of the West, a collection of Western Movie Themes. Then the crowd was entertained by the second through fourth graders who sang Anything You Can Do from Annie Get Your Gun with girls singing first followed by a rebuttal chorus the boys. K-10th grade sang Rocky Top from Just For Fun featuring Whitney Thielen on fiddle and Wyatt Thielen on the mandolin.

Next in line the fifth and sixth grade choir, dressed as The Pink Ladies and the boys in letter jackets and muscle shirts, performed Summer Nights from Grease, ending with a jitterbug! The fifth through sophomore ladies, walking under a hula skirt shower, performed Wash that Man Right Outta My Hair from South Pacific. After which, the fifth through freshmen gentlemen sang Nothin’ Like a Dame, also coming from South Pacific, as a group of lovely dames quickly sashayed by the stage. The kindergarten through sixth grade dazzled the crowd with So Long, Farewell from The Sound of Music, with Brynn Buerkle, the last to be dismissed for the evening, ending the song with a solo. To finish off the night, the sixth through sophomore choir members sang and danced to Seasons of Love from the musical Rent.

Following the wonderful meal and entertainment, the audience had an opportunity to dance the night away from 8:30 until 9:15.