Annual Chicken Dinner

DeKalb Central Music Association

22nd Annual – Chicken Strip & Tenderloin Dinner

Saturday, April 22, 2017 DeKalb Middle School   5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

COST  Adult:  $8.00/ Child (6-8 yrs):  $6.00/ 5 yrs and younger:  Free

Admission & Dessert Only:  $3.00


Full Chicken Strip or Tenderloin Dinner

(Gluten-Free Chicken Strips will be available on request)

Baked Potato, applesauce or coleslaw

Great Desserts

Coffee or Juice/Punch and One Drink Ticket for Pop or Water


5:00 – DHS Advanced Concert Choir
5:15 – DMS Jazz Ensemble
5:45 – DHS Sound Sensation
6:15 – DHS Jazz Band Too
6:45 – DMS Midpoint
7:00 – DHS Jazz Band 1
7:30 – DHS Classic Connection

Alumni Megan Buss

DeKalb Alumni Megan Buss stars in Little Shop of Horrors
Thursday, Apr. 20 – 29 IPFW Williams Theater
In 1982, a quirky musical about a cute little plant that feeds on human blood and flesh opened Off-Off Broadway before enjoying a five-year run at the Orpheum Theatre Off-Broadway. With a flesh-eating puppet at its center, no wonder Frank Oz (of Muppet fame) couldn’t wait to direct the movie of Little Shop of Horrors. IPFW and director Bev Redman will revisit this musical gem opening April 20 and running through April 29 in Williams Theatre.
Ethan Lichtle as Seymour, left; and Megan Buss as Audrey are joined by their back-up singer Audrey II, center.

Little Shop of Horrors
is a rock and roll, doo-wop style musical with a Motown flare that has a love story at its core. Seymour Krelborn, a hapless florist shop worker, discovers a mysterious plant similar to a Venus Fly Trap while browsing the wholesale flower district. He lovingly returns it to Mushnik’s Skid Row Florist where he works. Seymour, who is secretly in love with his co-worker Audrey, names the plant Audrey II in her honor.

DCMA Annual Chicken Dinner


Dear Parents,

The 22nd Annual Chicken Dinner is approaching.  Many hours of hard work have gone into planning our Annual Dinner so far, and there is more to be done! We need Volunteers to help with set-up and clean-up, help in the kitchen serving food and help with drinks. Please sign up online at:

We also need Donations of pop, water and desserts. Your Donations of drinks provides 100% profit to DCMA and is applied to our scholarship fund. The scholarship fund awards $500 annually to one Senior Band or Choir member for Higher Education Expenses.

  • Please bring your Donation of pop and water to the Band Room by April 20th.
  •  DHS SHOW CHOIR: Please bring your Donation of Desserts to the Middle School between 1pm and 4pm on Saturday, April 22nd.

 STUDENTS                                                     DONATIONS

 DHS SHOW CHOIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  DESSERTS

 DMS JAZZ BAND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WATER (1-CASE)

 DHS FRESHMEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  MOUNTAIN DEW (1-CASE)

DHS SOPHOMORE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PEPSI (1-CASE)

DHS JUNIORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  TWIST MIST (1-CASE)

 DHS SENIORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  DIET PEPSI (1-CASE)


South Pacific Tickets

South Pacific – Friday, April 28th7:30; Saturday, April 29th7:30; Sunday, April 30th2:00

Regular Admission – $8.00

Seniors/Students – $6.00

Tickets on sale now!  call 260.920.1012 x 2132 for more details

South Pacific Header

State Results

DeKalb had a great weekend at State Finals.  The Dynamix performed wonderfully.  No placements were awarded for the Jazz Finals.

At the Show Choir finals Sound Sensation was 3rd with Best Visuals.  Classic Connection was 5th.  Both groups performed at the highest level and Shelley and I are so very proud of all of our kids.

Our Seniors have been great role models for the other grades.  They have upheld the values that we hold dear at DHS – Discipline, Pride, Honor, Tradition.  We salute our seniors for their outstanding leadership and integrity.

State Show & Jazz Placements

DeKalb Dynamix will perform at 7:50 Friday night at Plainfield HS at the State Jazz Choir Festival.  They are in the 7th slot out of 9 choirs.  Awards are at 9:09 pm.  Choirs in order of performance – Westfield, Greenwood, Leo, Whiteland, Elkhart Memorial, DeKalb, Terra Haute South, Concordia Lutheran.

Sound Sensation performs at 1:15 pm Saturday afternoon at Plainfield.  They are in the 9th slot of 9 choirs.  In order of performance – Franklin Community, Huntington North, New Palestine, Columbia City, New Prairie, Plainfield, East Noble, DeKalb.

Classic Connection performs at 5:30 pm Saturday afternoon.  They are in the 4th slot out of 9 choirs.  In order of performance – Columbia City, Garrett, Franklin Community, DeKalb, Northridge, Huntington North, Plainfield, Fairfield, Churubusco.

Congratulations to these three outstanding groups.  DeKalb has made finals every year that the State Championship has been in existence.

Bishop Luers Results

Skinny Bois were the only men’s choir in their division.  Steven Jesse was named the best performer.

Sound Sensation placed 5th with Madison Miazgowicz being named best performer.  Grosse Point was 1st, Carroll 2nd, Anderson 3rd, Grove City 4th, DeKalb, Bishop Dwenger 6, Teays Valley OH 7.

Classic Connection was 5th in the mixed division with Andrew Hartman named as best performer.  Grosse Point MI 1st, Carroll 2nd, Anderson 3rd, Grove City OH 4th, DeKalb, Lafayette Jefferson 6.

Shelley Johnson received the Father Fred award.

Dynamix qualify for State Finals!

From the Indiana State School Music Association –

Congratulations to the following ensembles selected for the 2017 State Jazz Finals.  Thank you to all who participated in the District Jazz event.  The draw for performance order will be held at the ISSMA office at 2:00 p.m. this Sunday, March 12th.   Directors need not be present for the draw, but are welcome.  The schedule will be posted on the ISSMA website Sunday evening. Details of the event will be sent from our office early next week. 

State Jazz Finals will be held Friday, March 17th at Plainfield High School for Vocal Ensembles and North Central High School for Instrumental Ensembles.

Congratulations to the 2017 ISSMA State Jazz Finalists!

Vocal Jazz Ensembles (Alphabetical Order)

Concordia Lutheran High School

DeKalb High School

Elkhart Memorial High School

Greenwood Community High School

Leo Jr/Sr High School

Terre Haute South High School

Westfield High School

Whiteland Community High School


Instrumental Jazz Ensembles (Alphabetical Order)

Carroll High School

Castle High School

DeKalb High School

Goshen High School #1

Jasper High School

Noblesville High School

North Side High School

Wm. H. Harrison High School


The Open Draw for performance order will be at 2:00pm Sunday, March 12th at the ISSMA Office located at 100 E. Thompson Road in Indianapolis.

Weekly Schedule

Monday 6-9 Classic Connection

Tuesday 6-9 Sound Sensation

Wednesday 6:30-9 South Pacific Full Cast

Thursday    3:30 – 5 Skinny Bois w/ BUB

Friday       3:30 – 4:30 Dynamix

Saturday Bishop Luers Show Choir Invitational

Sound Sensation 8:30 am  Classic Connection 4:30 pm

Sunday – ISSMA State Show Choir draw

Huntington North Results

Huntington North Results

Sound Sensation was 3rd in the Women’s division.  Grand Champion was Northridge, 2nd New Prairie, 3rd DeKalb, 4th Columbia City.  Kami Moreland was selected as the Best Performer.

Classic Connection was 1st in the Large Mixed division with Northridge 2nd.  Nicki Collins was selected as the Best Performer.  Colin Becker won for having the best Broadway/Pop song in the separate solo competition.  Colin got to perform at the end of the evening show.

Classic Connection was 2nd overall with Best Visuals in the finals with Northridge being 1st.  Columbia City was 3rd and new Prairie was 4th.  DeKalb hosts the district Jazz band and choir competition this Friday and Saturday.  DeKalb show choirs have their last regular season competition at Bishop Luers on March 11th.  Sunday March 12th, is selection Sunday for the State Jazz Choir Competition at Plainfield HS on March 16th and the State Show Choir Competition on March 17th.