Scoggins Band Newsletter

Week of September 14

Newsletter Highlights

This week's newsletter contains the following, links are clickable:

  • F2F Update
  • Canvas-Grading Update
  • Beginner Supplies and Books
  • Advanced Band Supplies and Books Needed
  • Amazon Wish List-Donations for the band program

Face 2 Face Update

Students are doing a great job of adapting to the usage of masks in band.

Please note that we are strictly following best practices. We are currently asking students not to play unless instructed to do so. I am not playing my instrument at students, and require them all to be "masked up" if I play, and in turn they are not to play unless I am "masked up", with my face shield on. Students that play their instrument without permission will be asked to pack up their instrument. These measures are put in place to keep everyone safe; it is critical that students follow this protocol.

Please review this with your child, and let me know if there are any questions. We are navigating this together, and I appreciate your support.

-Mr. Davis

Canvas Assignments-Grading Update

Grades were updated this week and several students have missing assignments. Please take this weekend to review Weeks 0-4 in Canvas and complete all eligible assignments. We are accepting all assignments without penalty.

Advanced Band- Also need to look at SmartMusic for missing assignments.

Currently we are grading on completion and checking for understanding. Once we transition to mastery of content, grading will look more varied. At this time we are establishing a baseline for fundamental understanding and performance standards.

Beginner Supplies and Books

If your child is missing any supply or book it can be purchased online through Brook Mays or Music and Arts. They can deliver to the school for you to pick up or you can pick it up at their location.

Brook Mays

6921 Independence Parkway Suite 120

Plano, Texas 75023

(972) 805-6088

Click HERE to Order Online

Music and Arts

109 N Central Expy Suite 517

Allen, TX 75013

(214) 383-1737

Click HERE to Order Online

Advanced Band Supplies and Books

All Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Members need the following:


Korg TM-60 Tuner and Pick Up (brass and woodwind players only)


Essential Elements Book 1- Instrument Specific

Essential Elements Book 2(This can wait until November for CB/SB)

Foundations for Superior Performance-Instrument Specific

Items can ordered via amazon or from Brook Mays or Music and Arts.

Amazon Wish List

If you would like to help support our classroom we have compiled a wishlist of items we would appreciate if were donated. This is not required and will be available the entire school year at the bottom of our newsletter. Thank you for taking a look and considering a donation!

Limited Spirit Wear Hoodies Available!

Hoodies can be purchased via our Charms Online Store for $30. Once orders are confirmed we will reach out to schedule pick up from Scoggins. At this time we have a limited number available.

Current sizes are available:

Youth Large

Adult Small

Adult Medium

Additional Spirit Wear is coming soon!

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