Middle School Solo & Ensemble Results

Posted by Ms_Schlosser on Apr 13, 2008 - 02:34 PM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Several members of the 7th and 8th grade bands performed at District Solo & Ensemble Festival in Alma on April 12, 2008. Every student received a medal for their performance. Congratulations!

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Construction Photos

Posted by Mr. H on May 18, 2007 - 01:37 PM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Ms. Schlosser and Mr. Heydenburg took a tour of the new construction today and took some pictures. The new construction is moving along very quickly and it is great to see the progress. Check out The photos!.

Middle School Solo & Ensemble Schedule Available

Posted by Mr. H on Mar 22, 2007 - 08:50 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The schedule for the Middle School Solo & Ensemble Festival on April 14, 2007 at Alma High School is now available. Please click on the link below to view the schedule. See Ms. Schlosser immediately if you have any questions or concerns.

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All Star Band

Posted by Ms_Schlosser on Jan 23, 2007 - 04:46 PM  •  Filed under: middleschool
All Star Band pictures are available for your viewing pleasure on the 'photos' page. Look and enjoy!!!!

MS Conferences Rescheduled

Posted by Mr. H on Feb 07, 2006 - 09:14 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Middle School Parent Teacher Conferences have been rescheduled to Monday, February 13 from 3:00 - 6:00 PM. Because of the change, Mr. Heydenburg will be attending conferences on the original "second" date which is Wednesday, February 8 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM.

Mackinac Island Fudge Fundraiser

Posted by Ms_Schlosser on Nov 21, 2005 - 05:52 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The 6th, 7th and 8th grade bands are selling Mackinac Island Fudge. The fundraiser begins Monday, November 21 and will run through Friday, December 9. Any leftover fudge must be returned to Ms. Schlosser by 2:15 pm on December 9. After December 9, only money will be accepted. All money for the fudge is due by Thursday, December 15. (This is a correction to the letter that was sent home)

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Middle School Solo & Ensemble Performance Schedule (Spring, 2005)

Posted by Mr. H on Apr 01, 2005 - 01:45 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The Middle School Solo & Ensemble Performance schedule is available below. Click the title to Read.

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Middle School Band Festival Recordings

Posted by otth on Mar 23, 2005 - 06:28 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The middle school band festival recordings are available here.

Middle School Band Festival

Posted by otth on Mar 12, 2005 - 12:39 PM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The middle school bands did a fabulous job at band festival on Saturday. I was VERY proud of each and every one of you. Congratulations!



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7th Grade Band Recordings Available

Posted by otth on Mar 10, 2005 - 08:17 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Recordings from the Middle School 7th Grade Band rehearsal are available here. HAPPY PRACTICING!!

8th Grade Band Recordings Available

Posted by otth on Mar 10, 2005 - 08:14 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Recordings of the 8th grade band rehearsal from 3/10/05 are available here. HAPPY PRACTICING!

Middle School Solo & Ensemble Deadline approachs

Posted by otth on Feb 02, 2005 - 01:53 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Middle School Solo & Ensemble Festival applications are due by Friday, February 11, 2005. The Festival will be held in Midland on April 16, 2005. Interested students should contact Mrs. Ott immediately.

All Star Band Photos

Posted by otth on Feb 01, 2005 - 07:40 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
All Star Band Photos are in Mrs. Ott's Album.

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Sixth Grade Band Concert Cancelled

Posted by Mr. H on Jan 11, 2005 - 09:31 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The Sixth Grade Band Concert originally scheduled for February 23, 2005 has been cancelled. It will not be rescheduled. The Concert in May will go on as originally planned. Please note that the concert being cancelled is no reflection on the ability or aptitude of the students, simply a minor change in curriculum as a result of the use of our new beginning band method book.

Middle School Fudge Order to Arrive THURSDAY

Posted by Mr. H on Dec 15, 2004 - 01:52 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The Middle School Fudge Order that was to arrive today - Wednesday, 12/15 will instead be arriving tomorrow, Thursday, 12/16 at 7:00 AM. Parents of students with large orders should plan to pick up their student after school. There was a miscommunication within the delivery company which caused the problem. Thank you for your understanding.

MS Jazz Band

Posted by otth on Nov 04, 2004 - 03:37 PM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Middle School Jazz Band is cancelled on Wednesday, November 10, 2004 due to the High School Band auditions. We will resume practice on Wednesday, November 17, 2004. Please see Mrs. Ott if you have any questions.

Middle School Solo & Ensemble Schedule

Posted by Mr. H on Nov 04, 2004 - 02:06 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Read more to view the schedule for the Middle School Solo & Ensemble Festival on December 4, 2004 at Perry High School.

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6th Grade Band Rental Night

Posted by otth on Aug 09, 2004 - 08:00 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Herter Music Center will be at Western Middle School on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the band room to rent/sell instruments to new band students. Students can visit the Herter Staff from 4:30-6:00 and then again from 6:30-7:30. There will be a new student orientation in the auditorium from 6:00-6:30 with Ms. Weiss, the WMS pricipal. Please contact Mrs. Ott if you have any questions.

Middle School Exploratory Changes for 2004-2005

Posted by Mr. H on Apr 07, 2004 - 01:13 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
As most have heard at this point, The BCPS School Board voted several months ago to reduce the middle school schedule to one exploratory. This obviously impacts the band schedule and students and parents that are interested in band will want to know what this means for them. The Band directors participated in a committee of Middle School teachers and Administrators in developing a schedule that worked best for as many students as possible. Please click the 'read more' link below for an explanation of how this new program is implemented.

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All Star Band

Posted by otth on Jan 19, 2004 - 02:43 PM  •  Filed under: middleschool
Congratulations to the following 8th graders for making the 2004 All Star Band:



Brian Arendt (trombone)

Miguel Atkinson (tuba)

Megan Barnard (trumpet)

Tom Calvo (percussion)

Austin Davis (tenor sax)

Cecilia Erwin (clarinet)

Michael Jarema (percussion)

Alex Johnson (flute)

Shae Rivard (trombone)



These nine students were nominated and accepted into the 2004 All Star Band and will perform in concert on Sunday, February 1 at 2:00 p.m. in the Bryant Auditorium at Western. WAY TO GO!!! We're very proud of you!



Middle School Winter Concert

Posted by Mr. H on Dec 16, 2003 - 12:55 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The Middle School will present their annual Winter concert Tuesday, December 16 at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium. The Seventh and Eighth grade bands will both perform, as well as the Seventh and Eighth Grade Choirs.



The Seventh Grade Band members need to arrive at school at 6:30 PM and they will meet in the Choir Room (room 185). The Eighth Grade Band needs to arrive at 6:50 and will meet in the Band Room (room 186).

6th Grade Band Concert Rescheduled

Posted by Mr. H on Oct 15, 2003 - 01:16 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The 6th Grade (beginning) Band Concert has been rescheduled from Wednesday, November 19, 2003 to Monday, November 24, 2003 at 7:00 PM. The concert will last a little less than one hour. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

Adopt an 8th grader get-together

Posted by otth on Sep 07, 2003 - 02:11 PM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The high school band students are hosting a small reception to welcome the 8th grade students to the game on Friday, September 12, 2003. Desserts will be served in the band room at 6:00 PM. Come enjoy the fun and eat some great desserts too!



Please contact Mrs. Ott or Chrisy Patterson if you have questions regarding the reception.

8th grade band to perform

Posted by otth on Sep 07, 2003 - 01:55 PM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The 8th grade band is performing with the high school marching band during halftime at the Varsity football game on Friday, September 12, 2003. All 8th grade students are required to be at this performance. Report time is 6:00 PM in the band room. Dress is casual (wear brown and gold if possible).



All 8th grade students will sit in the stands with the high school band and play for the first half of the game. They will also perform on the field at halftime. 8th graders are welcome to stay for the second half of the game to play with the high school band in the stands. Halftime is usually at 8:30 PM and games usually end at 9:30 PM. [note: last week's game ended at 10:15. -Mr. H]



If you would like to remain at the game after halftime and not sit with the band, you MUST bring a parent with you and checkout with Mrs. Ott.



Please contact Mrs. Ott if you have any questions or concerns regarding this performance.

Middle School Tuxedo Shirts!

Posted by otth on Aug 28, 2003 - 08:53 AM  •  Filed under: middleschool
The 7th grade band students will be fitted for their tuxedo shirts on Friday, September 12. The cost of the shirt is $15.00. Shirts will be delivered to the school approximately 2 weeks after the fitting. Money is due when the shirts come in. Any 8th grade students needing a new shirt should plan to be fitted on the 12th also.
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