BC: MVK 2012
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2: My sophomore year started off with a few exciting things. I got my braces off on the second day of school. In early September, I won a contest through Pulse 99.5 and won a new iPod Shuffle.
3: Kyle started playing football this year.
4: Between 7 am practices, Friday night performances, and Saturday competitions, my fall was filled with marching band.
5: Disney Villains | i. Be Prepared - Lion King ii. Savages - Pocahontas iii. Poor Unfortunate Souls - Little Mermaid iv. The Mob Song - Beauty and the Beast
7: D M C M B 11
8: Kayla's Swim Meet
9: Homecoming Week | Fake An Injury Day | Warrior Day | Redneck Day
10: Homecoming October 8, 2011
18: concert with Emily
20: I went up to Minnesota to spend a few days with Emily. Anna welcomed me with a chalk design on the driveway.
22: Katherine's 16th Birthday Party We had a mystery dinner (no manners required) and watched Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
23: Flute Christmas Concert
24: Ugly Christmas Sweater
25: Pep Band
26: Caroling at a Nursing Home, Catch Phrase, and Hot Chocolate
28: Christmas Band Concert
29: Veldhuizen Christmas
38: Ice Skating
39: Weekend with Meredith
41: Light Inc. 2012 Music by Manic Drive Outcast by Kerrie Roberts Healing Hand of God by Jeremy Camp Change My Life (Guys' Song) by Rockapella Live Out Loud by Steven Curtis Chapman
45: Mission: Possible! DMCS Spring Play
46: Car Group
52: Walt Disney World - Spring Break
53: We drove down to Orlando with the high school band and choir. We spent 3 days there and then headed home. We marched once and spent the rest of our days at the parks.
54: The Saturday after we got back from Florida, we had Solo-Ensemble Festival. We all played our solos and Courtney and I had a duet.
55: We ended flute lessons with a spring concert where we played our solos, duets, and a few group pieces. We wrapped up the year in band with the Parade of Bands concert in May.
56: Gene Van Wyk Memorial Run | We went to Pella to help with the Gene Van Wyk Memorial Run and then stopped to see the tulps, which were already blooming.
57: Kyle's Prom | Kyle asked Paige to prom while on the mission trip to the Dominican Republic.
58: Gotta Try a Stroopwafel! | Tulip Time 2012
59: Because the tulips bloomed early this year, there were more stems than tulips at Tulip Time.
60: We marched in the Thursday afternoon parade. We got our new uniforms just in time to be able to wear them in Pella.
61: Bus Ride Home
62: On Saturday, Kayla, Courtney, and I went back to Pella. We walked around town and watched the parade. | Marching was bittersweet as it was our last time to march with Rachel.
63: From finals to graduation, May was a crazy month. Of course, we had to add a little fun to it with graduation parties and a Panera study time. Due to having no snow days this year, we got out of school on May 22.