From the Band Room - March 2, 2015

Submitted by JonSkelly on Sun, 03/01/2015 - 20:43

Notes from the Directors

Please be sure that your child is keeping up with current SmartMusic assignments! The average of their quarterly SmartMusic assignments counts as a Playing Test Grade (30%). See Band Handbook for grading information.

6th Grade SmartMusic Assignments
Essential Elements Book 1- All 5 Lines below assigned on 2/25, DUE on 3/6
Line #140
Line #147
Line #155
Line #160
Line #163
**If students submit a grade of "100" for each of these 5 lines (ALL 5 lines must EACH be a grade of "100"), they will receive one stamp on a Challenge Slip. Students must earn 5 stamps on their Challenge Slip in order to challenge someone in their section for chairs. The students know how this challenge process works, it has been explained in class.**
TO: Any interested band students- Grades 6, 7, 8
RE: Solo & Ensemble
The deadline for students to register for Solo & Ensemble is this upcoming MONDAY, MARCH 2nd.
Students must return the completed registration form WITH the payment (form is attached and there are copies available in band room) to Mr. Scott by the end of the day on Monday, March 2nd.
NO LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. This is a South Carolina Band Directors Association State-Wide Event, and we must follow protocol.
This is a voluntary event- It is NOT required.
See page 22 in the Cario Band Handbook for details about Solo & Ensemble:

Important Upcoming Dates

Due to scheduling issues, we will need to change our rehearsal schedule for next week.

This is the updated rehearsal schedule for next week:
Tuesday Morning (March 3), 7:15 AM- 7th GRADE BAND

Thursday Morning (March 5), 7:15 AM- SYMPHONIC BAND
Friday Morning (March 6), 7:15 AM- SYMPHONIC BAND