Week of January 8th
Practice slips are due Monday, 1/8 (100 minutes.)
8th graders will have a test over Unit 41 on Tuesday, 1/9. Students may choose to play the ascending or the descending portion of the Unit.
6th graders will have a test over Unit 10 on Thursday, 1/11. Students may choose to play lines 1 and 2 or lines 3 and 4.
The 7th and 8th graders will be performing for the Martin Luther King, Jr. assembly on Friday, 1/12 at 9:15 am in the Gym. Students should wear their concert black and white clothing to school that day. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend this performance.
We have a half day coming up on Wednesday, 1/17. We will have even class periods that day, so 6th graders will have Orchestra that day but 7th and 8th graders will not.
For those students who are going to participate in Solo and Small Ensemble festival, the fee is $8 for solos and $12 (total) for ensembles. Students should pay Mrs. Deeds in the office. Checks can be made payable to LMS.
Practice slips are due Monday, 1/18 (150 minutes.) The semester ends Thursday, 1/25.
Blue Orchestra will have sectionals this week. Students need to be sure to bring their own music and a pencil on their sectional day. The schedule will be:
Wednesday: Cellos and basses
Gray Orchestra students will have a test over line 3 of #29 in String Calisthenics on Thursday, 1/11.
Blue Orchestra students need to commit to our trip by the end of January (if not before.) The trip to the WASTA-WWU Orchestra festival will be Friday, March 16-Sunday, March 18. We need a representative group in order to participate in the festival. If we don’t have enough students (or have too many students from one section not able to go) then we will have to plan on doing something else.
Students who plan to participate in solo and small ensemble on Saturday, 2/3 will need to pay for their entry: solos are $8 and ensembles are $12 (total.) Students should pay Mrs. Lacy in the office. Checks may be made payable to PHS.
T-shirts/hoodies are ready to be ordered. Follow this link: https://www.customink.com/g/bue0-00b9-msxg. You may order through Saturday, 1/20. Payments may be made online and the items will be sent to PHS.
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