Farmington High to dedicate new performing arts center

Farmington High School (FHS) will dedicate its Performing Arts Center during a public event held Wednesday, May 2.

Updates were funded through the district’s 2015 bond program.

The event will kick off at 6 p.m. with student-led tours of the new facility. The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6:15 p.m.; a plaque dedication will follow.

Several FHS music ensembles will perform during a 6:30 p.m. reception in the cafeteria, and the official program will begin at 7:30 p.m. with short pieces performed by the theater troupe, choral group, orchestra, dance group, and the band.

One of the evening’s highlights will be the debut of a new piece of music specifically commissioned by the FHS Music Patrons and performed by the Symphony Band.

“We are grateful that we are able provide our students with such an incredible space to learn and grow. We look forward to sharing it with the community that helped make this a reality for Farmington High School,” said Principal Tom Shelton.

The school is located at 32000 Shiawassee in Farmington. RSVP to info@farmington.k12.mi.us or by calling 248-489-3456.

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