Welcome to 7th and 8th Grade Band


 
* There will be an after school rehearsal on Wednesday, October 12th. 
The students will be bussed from the middle school to the high school at the end of the day.
ALL STUDENTS NEED PICKED UP BY 3:45 AT THE HIGH SCHOOL 
 
*Football Game Performance - Friday, October 14th
*Monaca Fall Fest Parade - October 29th
Weighted Grades 
 
This year, all encore teachers in the middle school will be following these calculations to weight specific categories in the grade book. All assignments in the following categories will count for a total percentage in your child's calculated grade:
       
Homework - 10% of the total grade
Classwork/Participation - 30%
Assessments - 60%
Seventh and Eighth Grade Band is a performance based-class. Students in the band will continue to improve their music reading abilities, will build upon their playing ability, and will continue to grow as a musician. All students are expected to attend weekly lessons, as well as several performances throughout the year.
 
Please contact me at the following email if you have any questions or concerns.
 
Grade Weighting
 This year, all encore classes will be following the same guidelines for the weighting of grades for the terms.
 
Assessments - will account for 60% of the total grade
Participation and Classwork - 30%
Homework - 10% 
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