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Pasco School District Receives National Award

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PASCO, Wash. - The Pasco School District has just been named one of the "Best Communities for Music Education" in the nation.

The award was given by the National Association of Music Merchants. This year 124 schools were selected nationwide. Pasco School District was one of only 3 schools in Washington State to receive the award. Districts were measured across curricular and programmatic criteria as well as public support of their music programs.

Pasco School District offers an array of visual and performing arts opportunities for all students regardless of their skill level. This year the district added a strings program which includes violin and guitar classes at elementary and middle schools. The district also has an Instruments For Loan Program that allows students to learn multiple instruments without the burden of purchasing costly instruments.