Scoggins Advanced Band Newsletter
Thanksgiving Break Edition
- Fan Angel Fundraiser - THANK YOU!
- Thanksgiving BINGO- EXTRA CREDIT!
- Travel Release
- Wind Ensemble Holiday Tour
- Objective Cards
- Amazon Wish List
- Covid- Quarantine
- Upcoming Events
Students that participated will be receiving their raffle tickets on the block day when we return.
Thanksgiving Bingo - EXTRA CREDIT
- Earn 2 Belts - Have a BLACKOUT with all squares completed
- Earn 1 Belt - Complete at least 15 squares.
Students that have completed all objective cards and are not in need of extra have the opportunity to earn a "Rare Belt". Rare Belts will only be offered for students who are tracking with their Objective Cards 100%. A special EOY recognition will be achieved if all Rare Belts are earned.
Students must turn in with a parent signature on Monday to receive extra credit. No late bingo cards will be accepted.
To complete a blackout students will need to use this to complete a square.
Wind Ensemble - Holiday Tour to Ogle Elem on Dec.2
Date: Thursday, December 2nd
Who? Wind Ensemble
Where: Ogle Elementary
Dress: Informal Uniform:
Scoggins Band T-shirt, Blue jeans, Casual Shoes
8:00AM Students report to Ogle Elementary
(see map on next page-go through bus lane in front of school, do not drop off at street)
8:15 - Begin Warm Up
9:15AM - Performance at Ogle Elementary
10:05 a.m. Return to Scoggins (bus)
No bus is available to deliver students to Ogle, so it is each student’s responsibility to be
dropped off by their parents or an arranged carpool at Ogle Elementary at 8:00 a.m. (see
map on button below).
As much as possible, students are encouraged to arrange a carpool with other band
members in order to avoid creating a traffic jam at Ogle during this drop-off time.
Students arriving late will not be admitted and will receive an unexcused absences for any time
missed -- be punctual!
If any students aren’t able to be dropped off at Ogle this morning, please contact Mr. Davis as soon as possible so we can find a solution. Parents do have the option to pick up their students from Ogle and bring them to Scoggins. If this is an option you would like please reach out to Mr. Davis for more information.
Scoggins Band Gives Back - Lovepacs
Objective Cards - Due December 3
Performance Objective(Assessed At School) - Minor Grade
- These items will be passed off during class/sectionals by a director
Action Objective(Completed Outside of Class Period)
- This section will be for students who are looking for acceleration!
How to earn a Karate Belt
- Students must pass off ALL Performance Objectives and 1 Action Objectives.
- Parent Signatures required on Objective Card
- Belts will be awarded once every 3 weeks
Covid Positive or Quarantine?
Feeling Ill: Your child does not need to practice or worry about what is going on in band. We will catch them up once they return. Please have them clean their instrument prior to playing. Click HERE for instructions on how to clean brass instruments. Woodwind instruments need to throw away reeds that were used during the time they were ill.
Quarantine or Asymptomatic: Continue to practice as guided by the practice log focusing on the items assigned on the objective card.
December 2 - Wind Ensemble Holiday Tour - Ogle Elementary
December 3 - Holiday Reward Party - More info to come next week!
December 7 - Instrument Extravaganza - Scoggins Middle school
December 8 - Wind Ensemble Holiday Tour - Comstock Elementary
December 9 - Symphonic Band Holiday Tour - Elliott Elementary
December 13 - Emerson Cluster Winter Concert - Emerson High School