What's Ahead in U-46 Schools This Week

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Here is what's in the news for the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 4 at Elgin Area Unit District 46 schools. For details, visit u-46.org.

Elgin High School: On Wednesday, the choral department, under the direction of Rosalind Zager, will host the annual Eastside Choral Festival at 7 p.m. in the auditorium, 1200 Maroon Drive. Choirs from Elgin High School, Ellis and Larsen middle schools and Timber Trails, Lincoln, Sheridan, Coleman, Hilltop, McKinley and Lords Park elementary schools will perform and combine all the choirs on two selections. Tickets are $2, $1 for students and $6 per family.

Larkin High School: On Friday and Saturday, the Visual and Performing Arts Academy presents a dancing adaptation of "Oh, the Places You'll Go" by Dr. Seuss. All styles of dance will be performed along with a wide range of music, Seuss-like scenery, fantastic lighting effects and even flying! The 10th "Bring a Book to Life" production begins at 7 p.m. in theauditorium, 1475 Larkin Ave., Elgin. A matinee is set for 3 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $8, $5 for students.

Streamwood High School: On Wednesday, the school will hold the annual Mr. Sabre Contest at 7 p.m. in the auditorium, 701 W. Schaumburg Road. It includes a group dance, talent portion, a Q&A portion and formal dress. Advance tickets are $5; call Becky Swangren at (630) 213-5500, ext. 8659 for details.On Saturday, the Winter Turnabout Dance will be held at 6 p.m. in the commons. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Kimball Middle School: On Thursday, an orchestra concert will be performed at 7 p.m.in the gym, 451 N. McLean Blvd., Elgin. Performing are the fifth- and sixth-grade orchestra students from the feeder schools for both Abbott and Kimball. This includes: Century Oaks, Creekside, Gifford, Highland, Hillcrest, Lowrie, Otter Creek, and Washington elementary schools. Tickets at the door are $1 per child, $2 per adult, and $6 per family. All proceeds benefit the music department.

Tefft Middle School: On Wednesday, an elementary band concert will be presented at 7 p. …