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    This Week in Class Week of:
    January 16-19
     
    What are we learning this week?
    Students will continue to learn classroom expectations, procedures, and policies. Blue Band students will review concepts learned in the previous year. This week we are focusing on musicality and sight reading.
      
    What assignments are due this week?
    Pass Off due Thursday January 18 by 9pm:
    Brass and Woodwinds: Scale Pattern 1-Concert Bb, page 10 in the Fundamentals Book
    Percussion: Galop AND Scale Pattern 1-Concert Bb, page 10 in the Fundamentals Book
     
    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.
     

    The 2018 Region 3 Clinic and Concert is January 19-20 in Canton, Tx. 

    Students who made the Region Band at auditions in November will join other students from the Region to rehearse and perform a concert under the direction of special guest clinicians. 

    Students will report to the MS Band Hall at 7:45am on Friday morning. Students need to bring $6 for lunch. 

    Students will report to the MS Band Hall at 7:00am on Saturday morning. Lunch on Saturday will be provided by the Region. Please check the website below for more info!

    Region 3 Clinic and Concert Info

    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!