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"Around the World in 30 Minutes"

Thursday, March 24, 2016
On Wednesday March 23rd, the Cline Elementary 3rd Grade Class presented "Around the World in 30 Minutes" to the Cline community. This arts integration project helped students to learn the 7 Continents and songs from around the globe including "Waltzing Matilda" (Australia), The Happy Wanderer (Europe), Chan Mali Chan (Asia), Hey Motswalla (Africa), and many others. In addition, students learned musical and cultural connections to each continent. Every 3rd grade student had a chance to shine as a speaker, drummer, dancer, or crew member. This arts collaboration was made possible through the support of the Cline Elementary integrated arts team and the 3rd grade teachers. The script was written by Cline music teacher Bill Burns, who also directed the program. Congratulations to the Cline Elementary third grade class on a job well done! Read More

Cline Book Swap!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Cline Book Swap!

Back by popular demand, Cline will be hosting our famous annual Book Swap, Thursday, April 21 (6:30-8:00 PM). Please mark your calendars because you won't want to miss all the fun! Read More


Cline Elementary Hosts The Ohio Music Education Association District 12 Elementary Honor Choir Concert

Monday, March 14, 2016
Cline Elementary Hosts The Ohio Music Education Association District 12 Elementary Honor Choir Concert On March 13th, Cline Elementary hosted the Ohio Music Education Association District 12 Elementary Honor Choir Concert. The group was under the direction of Mr. Bruce Swank and the event chair was Cline music teacher, Bill Burns. The piano accompanist for this event was Mrs. Emily Sprague, PVS music teacher. The chorus represented students from 18 different elementary schools including Centerville, Kettering, Beavercreek, and Springfield. Students have been preparing for several months with the help of their respective music teachers and Mr. Swank. Congratulations Cline students on a well-deserved standing ovation! Read More

Winter Delight, Literacy Night!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cline "Cougar" Chorus Winter Concert!

Friday, December 18, 2015
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On Wednesday December 16th, the Cline “Cougar” Chorus presented a winter concert under the direction of music teacher Bill Burns. The concert includes works by Teresa Jennings, Mike Wilson, and John Lennon. Soloists on Lennon’s “Happy Xmas” (War is Over) included Lauryn Pate, Karen Koti, Taylor Ford, Nikolas Keeton, Brace Redmond, and Natalie Ladue. Chorus alumni were invited to join on the finale “We Wish You a Swinging Holiday”. Congratulations chorus members on a wonderful performance! Read More


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


CLINE HOSTS OMEA DISTRICT 12 ELEMENTARY HONOR CHOIR

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
CLINE HOSTS OMEA DISTRICT 12 ELEMENTARY HONOR CHOIR

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