Wednesday, November 1, 2017

10 Reasons for Doing Marching Band

This is an interesting read: http://www.retale.com/blog/reasons-marching-band-makes-better-person/

Monday, October 30, 2017

Charms Assignments

7th and 8th grade students have Charms assignments due this week. Make sure to log into Charms and see what needs to be done.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

CONQUEST MB ANTHEM PERFORMANCE---The forecast for Saturday has rain ending at around 8:00. The Anthem is scheduled for 8:00 PM. Please plan on arriving NLT 7:30 PM for warm up and preparation. The event should finish at around 10:30 PM. If the rain continues, there is possibility that the event could be cancelled. Please join the Remind group that I sent via email.
Hello Durham Families, We just received word that Yankee Candle orders will be shipped to Durham on Wednesday (November 1st). We need several volunteers to help us with unloading and organizing from 11am-1pm, and we also need volunteers to help us distribute orders in the afternoon. Please sign up here if you can help: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050d49aaaa2ba57-yankee1 As for pick up, please pick up your orders after school. Pick up will be available from 4:30-7:45pm on Wednesday, November 1. Thank you for your support of our fundraiser!!

Monday, October 16, 2017

6th Grade is working on their first 6 notes. They should be getting comfortable with the fingerings and music reading on these notes. They are on page 10/11 of the SOE Book. They should have a black binder/music/theory/pencil every day in class. #29 for Brass/Perc is due on Friday October 20th. #34 for Woodwinds is due in Charms on Friday October 20th. 7th Grade is working on concert music and are on Page 9 of the SOE Book. There are several assignments due in Charms this 9 weeks including playing all 5 scales two octaves. Students will be submitting practice sheets of 75 minutes a week in Charms starting this nine weeks. The Conquest marching Band competition is October 28th. All students playing the anthem are required to attend a rehearsal on Monday October 23 at 8:30 PM. 8th Grade is preparing for the October 24th concert. There are several Charms assignments due this quarter. Please make sure to check Charms. Small group members, please check your email for a new small group attendance policy.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

6th Grade is working on their first 6 notes. They should be getting comfortable with the fingerings and music reading on these notes. They are on page 10 of the SOE Book. They should have a black binder/music/theory/pencil every day in class. #29 for Brass/Perc is due on Friday October 20th. #34 for Woodwinds is due in Charms on Friday October 20th. 7th Grade is working on concert music and are on Page 9 of the SOE Book. There are several assignments due in Charms this 9 weeks including playing all 5 scales two octaves. Students will be submitting practice sheets of 75 minutes a week in Charms starting this nine weeks. The Conquest marching Band competition is October 28th. All students playing the anthem are required to attend a rehearsal at 8:30 am on Monday. Durham Winds will still rehearse that morning.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

7th Grade--#96 was due in Charms on Friday. You can still turn in for partial credit. 6th Grade--#10 was due in Charms. You may submit this week for partial credit. 8th Grade--Please notice Charm assignments that will be due. DW will perform at Covering the Bases on Friday night. Check your email for information. Allatoona 8th Grade night is Friday September 22. Your child received information today about that. You can also find the form in Charms.