Week of May 29th
7th and 8th graders: Congratulations on a marvelous concert last week! You were outstanding!
Practice slips are due Tuesday, 5/29 (100 minutes.) This is the second to last practice slip of the school year. The final practice slip will be due Monday, 6/4. All late practice slips for the week of 6/4 must be turned in by Monday, 6/11. All Extra Credit is also due by Monday, 6/11.
Dr. Ruth Boden, professor of cello and bass, will be coming in Tuesday, 5/29 to play for all Orchestra classes and also to listen to them and give some feedback. It will be a great day!
6th graders will have a test over Unit 21 on Wednesday, 5/30. Students may choose to play lines 1 and 2 or lines 3 and 4.
8th graders will be testing on Thursday, 5/31, so they do not need to bring instruments to school that day.
For all students, the last day to bring instruments to school is Friday, 6/1. I will collect all school instruments on that day. Students who have their own instrument at school should take it home on 6/1 and not bring it back to school.
8th graders: please bring in $2 for our Pizza celebration by Friday, 6/1.
Monday, 6/4, we will be doing a review of musical concepts with Music Jeopardy with all classes. We will do our State Classroom Based Performance Assessment Tuesday and Wednesday, 6/5 and 6/6, and then we will do our “Musical Analysis in Popular Cinema” activity Thursday, 6/7 through Tuesday, 6/12. For the CBPA and the MAPC, students only need to bring a writing utensil and something upon which to write for class.
Practice slips are due Tuesday, 5/29 (150 minutes.) This is the second to last practice slip of the year. The final practice slip will be due Monday, 6/4. Late practice slips for the week of 6/4 are due by Monday, 6/11. All extra credit is also due by Monday, 6/11.
Graduation will be Saturday, June 9th at Beasley Coliseum. We will begin playing prelude music at 4:40 and the ceremony begins at 5:00. Students need to wear their concert black and be at Beasley by 4:15. The ceremony generally lasts about an hour and a half.
We will be going to Beasley in the morning on Friday, June 8th for graduation practice. We will leave at the beginning of the school day and will return to PHS at about 11:15. Students who play large instruments (cellos and basses) may leave their instruments at Beasley after the practice and take them with them after the ceremony on Saturday. Those students who play a school bass, Maintenance will move the basses to and from Beasley.
0 period will be extra credit on Monday and Tuesday, 6/11 and 6/12. Students who attend those days will be filing and helping with cleaning, inventory, etc. Each day is worth 50 points toward making up absences and/or tardies.
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