9-12 Band Student's class Tues/th 7th
Middle school and High School Choir
Handbook/trip confirmation return | 20 points
Students and parents must sign and return handbook to Miss Cruse by August 31 to receive full credit. 2 points will be taken off daily after August 31. A signature ensures that both the student and parent are aware of the grading system and the requirements of the class.
Biweekly in-class assessment | 10 points
Students will answer 10 music term/theory questions from the music practice every two weeks during the end of the second week's choir period. Each question will be worth one point. This grade will be given biweekly on a Friday.
Quarterly reflection I 20 points
Students will write a 2-3 paragraph reflection on what they learned in the past quarter and what they can improve on for the next quarter. Their responses will be used to improve the progress of the next quarter. Grading will be based on proper spelling, grammar, and thoughtful content.
Concerts/Performances | 40 points
Students are required to attend all performances (performance dates can be found under the Pep Band and Concert Date's page). Each performance is a final exam of student's work during class. Your student has the privilege to perform and show the hard work that has gone into each concert's preparation. Please plan your schedule accordingly. To find proper concert dress please go to the Concert Dress page.
*Note: Middle School and High School Concert dress may differ pending on performance.
All High School students participating in solo/ensemble contest (Feb. 7th) are required to sign up for one lesson per month. These lessons will be used to prepare for solo/ensemble contest/improve vocal techniques. These lessons will not be graded, but extra credit will be given. However, if a student fails to attend a number of their lessons they may not be allowed to perform for solo/ensemble contest.
Other possible class assignments:
Music Theory tests
Lettering in Choir
A student involved in music can earn a music letter by accumulating 450 points in any one academic year or by accumulating from year to year. Once the 450 points have been attained, the student can begin accumulating points towards another 450 points. The first year students will receive a certificate, letter, and lyre pin. Following the first year, students will receive additional lyre pins to represent their accomplishment.
Points are awarded on the following system: students must receive an “A” for choir class, attend all required performances that year, and have no discipline referrals for choir class.
HS 1st Year = 75 points
HS 2nd Year = 100 points
HS 3rd Year = 125 points
HS 4th Year = 150 points
All-State Chorus Selection & Participation: 100
Honors Choir Audition: 75
Honors Choir Selection & Participation: 200
Madrigal Singers participation: 50
Student of the Quarter 75
School Musical participation: 50
Music Contest Solo: 50
Music Contest Ensemble (per ensemble) 20
Music Contest Accompanist (per accomp.) 20
Large Group Accompanist (per group): 30
Solo audition with Large Group: 10
Solo with Large Group: 25
Section Leader or Choir Officer: 25
Recruitment, per student: 10
Banner Singer (solo) performance per solo: 40
Banner Singer (ensemble) per performance: 20
Plus, miscellaneous points to be proposed to your director by you!
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