De Soto It's a musical week for DeSoto students.
DeSoto High School will celebrate its 14th annual Band Night on Thursday with four bands performing during halftime of the football game against Eudora High School.
DeSoto High School and Junior High School bands will team up with Countryside Intermediate and Woodsonia Elementary bands to provide halftime entertainment for football fans. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.
In a separate event, 24 high school singers from DeSoto High School will join students from all Johnson County area high schools for the "Festival of Song" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the new Cultural Education Center at Johnson County Community College.
DeSoto students scheduled to perform include sopranos Cheryl Hernandez, Amy Hickey, Debbie Lee, Holly Opdycke, Keri Roberts and Laura Taylor; altos Jamie Hayes, Shannah Hickey, Kerry Gulley, Tricia Hollingsworth, Tracey Mace and Denise Zwahlen; tenors Kyle Bledsoe, Ryan Oldham, Ray Robins, Andy Sanders, Alan Scherstuhl and Rodney Wilcox; and basses Jason Barrett, John Krump, Bill Sawyer, Kevin Stokes, John O'Hara and Dennis Zwahlen.