Edgewood Junior Senior High School Performs Spring Concert
By Space Coast Daily // May 14, 2013
Brevard County High Schools
ABOVE VIDEO: Edgewood Chamber Orchestra performs Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto featuring Nick Hooks on Bassoon.
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA — Edgewood Junior Senior High School Chorus and Orchestra performed a Spring Concert at the Performing Arts Center at Merritt Island High School.
Led by Director, David Herzog and String Consultant, Linda Waid, the Chorus and Orchestra was accompanied by Pamela Warner.
The evening consisted of performances by the Middle School Chorus, the High School Chorus, a String Quartet, the Middle School Orchestra, High School Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra.
The Chamber Orchestra performed Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto, The Barber of Seville arranged by Gruselle, The Novelist composed by Edgewood Student David Vorves and St.Paul Suite composed by Hoist.
Brevard is the ninth most populous county in the state and ranks in the nation’s top ten fastest growing metropolitan areas. Brevard’s high technology influence has continued to grow as a result of the Kennedy Space Center and numerous electronic industries moving into the region.
In the last 11 years, Brevard County has had the greatest number of International Science Fair winners in the world. A local symphony orchestra, an art center, community theaters, and museums of history and science provide cultural activities.
Ranked by U.S. News and World Report
In 2012, the U.S. News and World Report ranked Edgewood 43rd in the nation and as one of the top three high schools in the country for math and science.
A student must qualify to attend Edgewood.
The student must be proficient in reading and mathematics on the state assessment test and have and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA.
Students must complete an application and go through a lottery process to be accepted into the school.
All middle school courses are taught at an advanced level. High school courses are offered at the honors level and some advanced placement levels.
In addition, Edgewood boasts many excellent extra and co-curricular programs. Students are expected to meet the graduation requirements for a Diploma of Distinction.
This includes completing 25 hours of service learning per year. The student’s parent/guardian must volunteer for the school at least 20 hours per year.
About Edgewood Junior Senior High School
Edgewood serves 950 students in grades 7–12 and is led by Principal Ken Winn and 93 faculty and staff members. Edgewood is a School of Choice that has served Brevard County for 10 years and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and High Schools.
FOR MORE INFORMATION LOG ON TO Edgewood.brevard.k12.fl.us