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Veterans Day!

Friday, November 13, 2015
Veterans Day!

On Wednesday November 11th, the Cline Elementary Fifth Grade Class, under the direction of Music Teacher Bill Burns, performed as part of the City of Centerville’s Veterans Day program at Stubbs park. The group performed the “Star Spangled Banner” with the Centerville Community Band, and a patriotic melody of songs including “You’re a Grand Old Flag”, “Yankee Doodle Dandy”, “America, the Beautiful” and received a standing ovation for their performance. Thank you to the city of Centerville for inviting our Cline 5th graders to be a part of the Veterans Day Service. Thank you Veterans for your service! Read More

Cline Elementary Celebrates the Fine Arts

Sunday, May 10, 2015
Cline Elementary Celebrates the Fine Arts On May 7th, students from the Cline Elementary Chorus, Guitar Club, and Recorder club presented a program celebrating our fine arts program. Along with the musical program, student artwork was displayed around the building to celebrate the visual arts. Thank you Cline Community for supporting our vibrant arts program! Read More

The Cline Drama Club Presents Annie Jr.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The Cline Drama Club Presents Annie Jr.

On Thursday, April 23rd, the Cline Elementary School Drama Club presented "Annie Jr". The cast included students in both 4th and 5th grade, and was directed by Ms. Sarina Alesi, Mr. Bill Burns, and Mrs. Betsy Cupps. This was the first year for the drama club, and the students received a standing ovation for their performance. Thank you Cline drama club for an outstanding performance! Read More


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Over 650 people crowded into the Cline Elementary auditorium on March 21-22 to witness the 4th annual Ohio Music Education Association District 12 Elementary Honor Choir. Nearly 150 singers in grades 4-6 represented 18 elementary schools from across the Miami Valley, including each of the six Centerville elementary schools. The event was chaired by Cline music teacher Bill Burns with the singers accompanied by PVS music teacher Emily Sprague. The honor choir was conducted by Mr. Alex Gartner from the Cincinnati Children's Choir. Read More

Boston Pops Orchestra Conductor/Artistic Director Visits Cline!

Friday, March 13, 2015
Boston Pops Orchestra Conductor/Artistic Director Visits Cline!

On Wednesday March 11, 2015, internationally renowned conductor Keith Lockhart visited Cline Elementary. He was invited to the area as part of a residency with the Wright State CELIA Distinguished Artist program. Maestro Lockhart is the conductor/artistic director for the Boston Pops Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra in London, and the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. Most recently, Maestro Lockhart was invited to serve as guest conductor with the Dayton Philharmonic in their performance of Benjamin Brittan’s “War Requiem”. In addition, Maestro Lockhart is the Uncle of Cline second grader, Alex Lockhart. With the help of music teacher Bill Burns, students learned about the Lockhart’s experience as a veteran conductor, instruments of the orchestra, and famous repertoire Lockhart has conducted. As part of the assembly, Maestro Lockhart conducted the Cline student body in the “Star Spangled Banner Read More

Cline Elementary Chorus at Wright State University

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Cline Elementary Chorus at Wright State University

On Sunday February 15th, the Cline Elementary Chorus performed the "Star Spangled Banner" at Wright State University's Nutter Center for the Wright State Men's Basketball Game vs. Youngstown State. The chorus is comprised of students in fourth and fifth grade. This was their first invitation to perform at the Nutter center. The chorus is directed by Cline music teacher, Mr. Bill Burns. Read More

"Music Brings Us Together"

Sunday, February 8, 2015
On January 22nd the Cline Second Grade Class presented their Winter program entitled "Music Brings Us Together". The entire second grade contributed to the program as either solo singers, speakers, or set designers. The repertoire included a variety of musical styles including a new song written to promote Cline's "C.A.R.E." program, "Because We Care". The program is designed to promote Citizenship, Accountibility, Respect, and Empathy in the Cline community. The song was written by Cline Music Teacher, Mr. Bill Burns and included special guests Mrs. Carrie Burns on flute and IMC director Mrs. Deb Nelson on guitar. The program was videotaped and will be broadcast on Miami Valley Cable. Read More

Dayton Philharmonic Brass Quintet Concert

Monday, December 15, 2014
Dayton Philharmonic Brass Quintet Concert On December 15th, the Dayton Philharmonic Brass Quintet performed a concert for Cline Elementary 3rd and 5th graders. Selections included seasonal repertoire, and demonstrations of the Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, and Tuba. Students learned about the history of each instrument and explored the way sound is created on brass instruments. The program was organized by Music teacher, Bill Burns. Read More

"Systems Go"

Sunday, November 30, 2014
On Tuesday November 25th the Air Force Rock Band, "Systems Go", performed for the Cline student body as part of the Thanksgiving gathering. The assembly included various sing-a-longs, patriotic songs, and concluded with a performance of the "Star Spangled Banner". Read More


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Cline Elementary hosted Retired Lieutenant Colonel Mark Marvich during their morning assembly honoring grandparents and veterans on November 25. Speaking on the “Importance of Music in the Military,” Lt. Col. Marvich shared the history of military music with the assembled crowd of adult guests and students following musical performances by each 2-5 grade level. Read More