• It was another great year for Hand MS Orchestra students. 

    Out of 68 seats in the Richland 1 Honor Orchestra, Hand MS has 30 of them!

    ~ Including (3) 1st chairs, (3) 2nd chairs,

    and (2) 3rd chair players (the higher the chair number, the better the result).

    Sarah Bobertz, a 6th grader is the 1st chair cello player; Diego Thrasher, a 7th grader, is the 1st chair 1stviolin player;

    Elizabeth Nobles (All Star already) is the 1st chair bass player.

    THANK YOU Mr. McCants for all of your dedication!!!

     ho 2  ho3  ho1       


    Ameerah Collins performed at the

    USC 2nd Annual Equity in Education conference on January 15



    Congratulations to Elizabeth Nobles!! 


    She was selected into the 2019 All State Orchestra for South Carolina

    – she made 9th chair out of 40 on January 16