Peter and the Starcatcher

Nevada High School Drama is proud to present this year's fall play, Peter and the Starcatcher! Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors, Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, and written by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair... and the bonds of friendship, duty and love. Tickets can be purchased online at this link. Performances: Saturday, November 5th at 7:00pm; Sunday, November 6th at 1:30pm.  
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Elementary Music Concerts

With all of the uncertainty of this year and what it may or may not look like this spring while also trying to provide students with as many educational opportunities as we can, we have decided to have virtual music concerts this year.  What that means is that we will NOT be having evening concerts with an audience present. Instead we will prepare concert music and each class will have a time where students go to the auditorium to record their concert performance.  This recording will then be shared on the music website and the school website for families to view. We will be having each class perform individually so that we are able to maintain social distancing recommendations.  Each class will get approximately a 40 minute time slot to perform/record at the auditorium. After the editing process (within a week of the recording), the videos will be uploaded for your viewing pleasure. More information will come out closer to each individual concert's date. Concerts will be recorded on the following dates: Multiage: Week of March 8th - 12th 1st - 4th Grades: Week of April 12 - 16th Kindergarten: Week of May 24th - 28th If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email Mrs. Kenealy at
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MS Activities

Due to the proclamation by Governor Reynolds, Middle School sports are suspended immediately. No practices, meets or games will take place Nov. 17 - Dec. 10. This affects Middle School girls basketball, cheerleading, wrestling, dance, Esports & weightlifting. Youth sports & adult recreational activities using school facilities are also suspended at this time. Sporting, recreational and other extracurricular gatherings sponsored by a high school, including practices, games, competitions, and performances are allowed with spectator limits (2 per participating athlete), spectator masks, and social distancing. Further guidance will be communicated as it is received from the IHSAA, IGHSAU & Heart of Iowa Conference.
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Bye Bye Birdie this Weekend!

Nevada High School Drama presents their Spring Musical, Bye Bye Birdie!  Rock star Conrad Birdie is the biggest thing to top the charts. Women love him, men want to be him and teenage girls around the country scream with glee at the mere mention of his name. But when the United States Army drafts Birdie, manager Albert Peterson sees his meal ticket preparing to fly the coop (much to the delight of longtime love Rose Alvarez, who can’t wait for Albert to ditch the music biz and become something respectable, like an English teacher).  Join us this weekend to find out what happens to Conrad Birdie!


PictureFriday, March 6, 2020 at 7PM Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 7PM ​Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 1:30PM Josephine Tope Community Performing Arts Center ​1001 15th Street, Nevada, Iowa, 50201 Tickets are $10 for Reserved Admission $7.00 for General Admission Tickets available at the door, or online here.   Synopsys excerpt from  
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