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Let PPS choirs sing at The Grotto

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I attended Grant HS from 1991-1995.  I was a member of the Acapella Choir and The Royal Blues. We had the honor of singing all over the state of Oregon and internationally as well. One of my favorite performances was our yearly concert at The Grotto. It became a tradition. It was never a Catholic tradition, it wasn't a religious tradition, it was a performance tradition. It was an opportunity for us to sing together and celebrate music! The acoustics were amazing and the beauty was inspiring. The public that came to our performances were grateful for the beautiful music.   So many opportunities for music in Public Schools are being taken away. Please don't take this too! If a student doesn't want to sing at The Grotto, why can't they speak to their choral director and work something out? Why can't this be handled on an individual case-by-case basis?  I feel  that your decision was unnecessary and I hope you will reverse it!

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