TMHS Wildcat Choir May 1-5
This week at a glance...
Senior Recognition Concert
Spring Trip 2024 NYC
***We will have a hard deadline for trip deposits of $300 on May 1st. Make your deposits below!***
Below is the presentation and notes from the Interest meeting.
**Mandatory Wildcat Choir Camp July 31-August 2**
Following Wildcat Choir Camp, we will host our own District Choir Camp for all students wishing to participate in the Texas All-State Choir Process. Chorale is required to participate in this process.
Get a head start on next school year!
Choir Incoming Student Information 2023-2024
We had an awesome time at our first ever Coffeehouse on Friday night! Check out some photos below!
Choir Banquet was one for the books on Saturday night! We hope you all enjoyed the meal, dessert, and entertainment! Below is the video that was taken throughout the night!
Major Chords Fine Arts Festival
The Major Chords enjoyed performing at the Fine Arts Festival on Saturday! Thank you to all students who helped work the festival in the morning!
Choir Officer Interviews
Mr. Ragsdale and Ms. White will continue the second round of officer interviews this week! All remaining Choir Officer interviews will occur during the student's class period.
Texas Wildcatter Chorale Europe Rehearsals
- May 5th 6:00-8:00pm @TMHS
- May 15th 6:00-8:00pm @TMHS
- May 22nd 6:00-8:00pm @TMHS
- May 30th 6:00-8:00pm @TMHS
- June 5th 6:00-8:00pm @TMHS
- June 12th 6:00-8:00pm @TMHS
- Our send-off concert will be on June 15th at 7:00pm at Rosehill Methodist Church. Student performer call time will be 6:30pm in concert dress. Concert should be about 30-45 minutes.
Spring Voice Recitals
Ms. Taylor's Spring Voice Recital - Monday, May 8th @6:00pm
Mr. Ferguson's Spring Voice Recital - Monday, May 8th @7:30pm
TMHS Choir Audition Form
There will also be a sightreading/interview portion with Mr. Ragsdale and Ms. White beginning this week!
Middle School Pop Shows
If you have signed up to help at either middle school Pop Show, Ms. White will let you know this week if you will be helping and what your job will be to help the performances run smoothly!
St. Paul's Choral Scholars
Sections of the Week!
You are all section of the week this week! Great job at Coffeehouse, Fine Arts Festival, and Banquet!
All State Choir Camps
Check out some of the Summer Choir Camps happening this Summer! These are not required for any students but are encouraged to get a jump start on the All-State music for next school year. Go to any University website to register and get more information.
Choir Student College Acceptances
Kadynce Royer - SHSU
Reagan Maxwell - UNT, SHSU
Julietta Townsend - SHSU
Sydney Lopez Martinez - OU, UNM, UA, MSU, NAU, ASU, UMHB
Logan Brown - UNT, TXST
Kai Miller - UT Austin
Makayla Padalino -TXST
Kaylee Caudle - Rice
Jayne Banda - TXST, A&M, SHSU, TCU
Avery Budzisz - TXST, UTSA, A&M
Kaylee Miller - FAU, UCF, UNF, UH, SFU, UNT
Yerim Colin - Harvard, UT Austin
Mikaela Pearson - UMAINE, UMH, A&M, Cornell
Paul Nguyen - PSU, Baylor, Indiana
Amal Sarwar - UH, UT Austin, Baylor
Huy Nguyen - UH
TMHS Choir List of Spring Events
Monday, May 8 - Spring Voice Recitals - Ms. Taylor's Studio 6:00pm, Mr. Ferguson's Studio 7:30pm
Thursday, May 11 - Senior Recognition Concert (Spring Concert), 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 16 - New Chorale Members Rehearsal, 3:00-4:00pm
Tuesday, May 16 - New Chamber Members Rehearsal, 4:00-4:30pm
Tuesday, May 16 - Combined Choir Council Meeting, 4:30pm
Monday, May 22 - Fine Arts Signing Day, 3:00pm @TMHS Auditorium
2023 Spring Finals Schedule
Students must attend all Review sessions to remain eligible for Exam Exemptions (see below for Exam Exemptions).
During Spring Final Exam Week all late arrival or early release Senior students need to make arrangements to be on campus for scheduled exams at these posted times.
There will be no Final Exams given earlier than the scheduled date and times listed above.
Students must remain in their testing period the entire time. Students will not be allowed to check-out of an exam period early when finished and there will be no interruptions to exam sessions. If you have a request for an extenuating circumstance regarding a final, please contact your Assistant Principal or Ms. Hayes about the situation. This includes requests to leave early after testing or other unique circumstances.
Double blocked classes will take their exams during one specific period that will be predetermined by the teacher.
Final Exam make-ups will be at the direction of the teacher. Every effort should be made to complete exams prior to the grade submission deadline on May 25. However, the final date for exam completion will be Friday, June 2, 2023 at 8 am. Students that miss an exam due to a documented absence will be given an opportunity to take the exam(s) during May 31- June 2 with Administration. This must be arranged by the teacher with the student’s Assistant Principal.
For students that have not made up Finals with their teacher before May 25th will have a “Zero” recorded in the gradebook until the make-up is complete by June 2, 2023.
Failure to meet the above expectations may result in grade reductions, multiple exams in one day, summer school requirements for credit or other circumstances that could impact semester grade averages and possibly course/credit completion.