City High Show Choir 2019-2020

We're looking forward to an outstanding year of show choir!

Thank you to the students and parents for your commitment to the arts at City High School.

Indianola Show/Jazz Encounter

Saturday, February 22


4th Ave and Charisma

4:30 am - Arrive at CHS

5:00 am - BUSES DEPART - if you are not on the bus at 5:00 am, it is your responsibility to find a ride to Indianola HS. 


8:24 am - Jazz Workshop performs - Auditorium

10:00 am - Jazz Lab performs - Auditorium

12:10 pm - Charisma performs - Gym

3:55 pm - 4th Ave performs - Gym

5:15 pm - Daytime awards ceremony



8:10 pm - Return to CHS 



K-12 - $5.00

Adults - $10.00

Senior Citizens - $5.00


Important Upcoming Dates:

Non-Competitive Performances

 March 8 - 2 and 6pm - Spring Show (@ CHS)


Competition Schedule (2019-20)

January 18 - Linn-Mar Supernova

February 1 - Anamosa Sadie Street Showcase

February 15 - Keokuk Power City Classic

February 22 - Indianola Show Choir Encounter



We use the Remind app to communicate with students and parents. Join Remind by texting the following code to the number 81010:

  • 4th Ave students: @4thave201
  • 4th Ave parents: @4thavep
  • Charisma: @chscharism

Twitter: @cityhschoirs


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Please join the City High Show Choir Shutterfly group:

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Parent Coordinators

 4th Ave. - Liz McIntire - (319) 400-4104

Charisma - Margaret Bottorff - (319) 430-3159

Volunteer Opportunities


Spend the day with Charisma and 4th Ave at Indianola - the kids would love to have your help!


Indianola parent Sign-Up Genius:

Hair and Makeup Information

Ladies (Charisma and 4th Ave): Please do two Dutch braids after putting gel in your hair. This will assist with curling when you arrive.

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Costume Information

Boys: Please purchase black dress socks (NOT ankle socks) and a white t-shirt and bring to rehearsal. REQUIRED FOR COMPETITION!


Girls: (Charisma and 4th Ave): Please purchase TWO pair of Sheer Energy Sheer Toe Pantyhose (color: NUDE) and bring to rehearsal . Can be purchased at Target, Walmart, or Amazon.  REQUIRED FOR COMPETITION. Please have a spare pair in your bag.

Rehearsal Schedule (2019-20)

4th Ave

  • Mondays - 6:30-9:30 p.m. 
  • Thursdays - 8:30-9:30 p.m. 
                           6:30-9:30 p.m. 
  • Final rehearsal - March 2 - 6:30-8:00 p.m.


  • Mondays - 4:00-6:00 p.m. 
  • Final rehearsal - March 2 - 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Rehearsal Alterations:

  • Mondays:
    • Normal rehearsal January 20 (MLK Day)
    • No rehearsal February 3 (Iowa Caucuses)