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A Week in Review

Here is a summary of band activities from this past week: Monday, November 30 – The bands ran through their concert order.  Student speakers in each class began practicing reading the script for the concert.  All the students continued working

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

Band Update

It has been a few days since the last blog post, so here is a quick update. The band concert is scheduled for Thursday, December 3 at 7:30 PM.  The students need to wear their band polo with long pants

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

Tuesday

The bands are on track to put on a great concert on December 3!  The 8th graders played through all of their music today from beginning to end: “For Unto Us,” “I Saw Three Ships,” and “Santa’s Fiesta.”  The 7th

Posted in 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band, All Classes

Let It Snow!

Today it snowed!  But we still had school. The 7th graders made up some ground on the practice competition over the weekend.  The 8th graders closed the gap between them and the 6th graders, but the 6th graders continue to

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

6th graders leading practice competition

The 6th grade band is leading the practice competition with an average of 4.56 cards turned in per student.  The 8th graders are close behind with 3.93 cards turned in per student and the 7th graders trail with 1.68 cards

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

3 Weeks to Band Concert

The December 3rd band concert is three weeks from today! Today the 8th graders had sectional rehearsal over “Santa’s Fiesta!”  Congratulations to Koral Long and Toby King who were selected to participate in the North Central Kansas Music Educators Middle-Level Honor

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

Wednesday

On Wednesday, the 8th graders continued with sectionals over “For Unto Us.”  They are on track to be able to play the entire song tomorrow.  They also spent some time working on “I Saw Three Ships.” The 7th graders made

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

Tuesday

Today in class the band students continued to make progress on music for their concert.  The 7th graders had their playing test over line 171 from memory (Concert Ab Major Scale).  The 8th grade band had sectionals of “For Unto

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

Third signature sheet due today

Students handed in their third signature sheet today.  The practice competition has finished its first week.  See the current standings here: Practice Competition. 7th graders finalized their songs for the concert.  They will be performing “Go Tell It On the

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

Friday

The first week of the practice competition has been a success.  Many students have turned in cards signed by a parent after practicing at home.  Students were given a special “weekend” card for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  They can turn

Posted in 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band

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