• This Week in Class Week of:
     
    February 20-23
     
    What are we learning this week?
    Students will continue to learn classroom expectations, procedures, and policies. Gold Band students will review concepts learned in the previous year. This week we are focusing on UIL Concert Music, and good fundamental tones.  
     
     
    What assignments are due this week?
    Pass Off due Thursday February 22 by 9pm:
     
    Percussion only: First 8 measures of 4-mallet etude
     
    ATTEND YOUR ENSEMBLE REHEARSALS!
     
    Students have been assigned to small ensembles in preparation for Middle School Solo & Ensemble competition in Forney on February 23. The list is on the 2018 Ensembles List
     
    Students will decide on a once-weekly sectional time to practice with their group of the following:
    Monday-Friday
    Morning: 7:00-7:45am
    Afternoon: 3:15-4:00pm
     
    Rehearsal times are on the Ensemble Rehearsal Times
     
    Sectionals will begin January 22 and continue through February 22.
     
     
    FORNEY ISD ENSEMBLE CONTEST
    Friday February 23
    Students will meet in the SMS Band Hall at 3:15pm
    Family and friends are welcome to attend their student's performance!
    We should return to SMS by 6:30pm. 
     
     
     
      
    Learning Resources . . . what websites, videos, materials will be helpful?
    Students should be practicing their Ensembles and UIL Concert Music. 
     
    Planning ahead... What are the upcoming assignments, projects, tests, etc. for which students should plan?
    Be prepared for next week's pass offs! Check your monthly calendar!