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Vernon Recognized as a "Best Community for Music Education" in 2013 and again in 2014




Research suggests:

  • Music education helps young people release and control emotions.
  • Music education enhances literacy education, science and math learning, and motor skills.
  • Music education diminishes boundaries between people of different ethnic backgrounds, age groups, and social interests.
  • Music education motivates youngsters to stay in school and creates a supportive environment that promotes constructive acceptance of criticism.
  • Music education develops superior memory skills.


Congratulations to the following band students who successfully auditioned and were accepted into the 2014 Sussex County Honors Band:
Michaela Ambuter, Katie Owens, Ariel Terpstra, Jennifer Parzialle, Frank Incarnado and Ian Donovan