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Archive for August 2013

Frequently Asked Questions….Millennium MS Band Edition

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaNdkwpDEe4&w=560&h=315] In this first week of school, students and families will be overwhelmed with information.  So, when you want a break from reading the piles of paper out of your backpacks, take a break and watch this movie!  This movie addresses the most common questions from new students during the first week! FYI…this video also…

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Need Band Supplies?

The following music stores have traditionally carried the supplies needed for band at Millennium.  Additionally, they can deliver items to the school in the event that they are not in stock. (click on links to go to the store’s website) Allegro Music  407.830.5856 Music & Arts Center 407.321.4750 Tuned Up Music 407.302.3166 The complete supplies list…

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New Parent Meeting, Tuesday, August 20, 6:30PM, Millennium Hall

There will be a New Parent Meeting on Tuesday, August 20 at 6:30PM in Millennium Hall. This meeting is for all parents new to the Performing Arts at Millennium.  The meeting will begin in Millennium Hall with all the performing arts classes, then will break out into the specific areas (i.e. band, chorus, orchestra, dance, drama). If your…

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Edmodo Registration

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-KBwriCO-Q&feature=player_embedded “Edmodo provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions and notifications. Our goal is to help educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner.” Band students will be using the secure Edmodo…

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Trumpet Testing!!!

Beginners recently began instrument testing on the trumpet. We will need between 12 and 14 trumpet players this year between the 2 Beginning Band classes. In short, trumpets: are small in size are easy to maintain are relatively inexpensive can be rented from the school if on Free or Reduced lunch accessories cost is relatively…

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Fall Fundraiser Kickoff!!!

Band students officially began the Fall Fundraiser today in class.  Our mission to support this sale will be to “repair and refurbish band instruments.” The details of the sale are listed below: What are we selling? Items from the Savory Sensations brochure which include: cookie dough cake rolls cobblers cheesecake boxed cookies personal pizzas brownies…

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"Five By Friday!!!"

Don’t forget this great incentive! Students that have sold 5 items by this Friday (Aug. 23) will TRIPLE their chances of winning AN iPad mini!  For every 5 items a student has sold, his or her name will go into the drawing 3 times!  To qualify for this bonus, students must bring their order form…

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Edmodo Parent Registration

Edmodo “Edmodo provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions and notifications. Our goal is to help educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner.” We will be using the secure Edmodo environment,…

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Euphonium Testing!!!

Beginners recently began instrument testing on the euphonium, or baritone (used synonymously here, though they are slightly different.) We will need about 6 baritone/euphonium players this year between the 2 Beginning Band classes. In short, euphoniums: are relatively large in size are relatively easy & inexpensive to maintain are typically rented from the school can…

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French Horn Testing!!!

Beginning students are currently testing the French horn, another member of the brass family. We will need about 6 -8 French horn players this year between the 2 Beginning Band classes. In short, French horns: are medium in size, but have a bulky case are relatively easy & inexpensive to maintain are typically rented from…

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