Nine students from the Howe Middle School Band program qualified for the All-Region Bands clinic and concerts held in Anna. The Association of Texas Small School Bands conducts the event covering regions V, XX, XXIV, and XXV. Students compete by performing solo performances for a limited number of spots. During the clinic, those qualifying have the opportunity to work with renowned band clinicians. The clinic concludes with concerts allowing the students to perform for family and friends. The middle school regional bands were conducted by Paul Schmidt from Colleyville ISD and Jolette Wine, retired from Birdville ISD. Howe Middle School students attending the event were Lyndsey Price, Shellby Armstrong, Greg Snider, Addisyn Pecina, Natalie Honore, Kindle Catching, Kelsey Pierce, Ashlyn Ray and Blake Tredway.