April Choir News

Every detail is important! Please take the time to read!!

No Rehearsal This Tuesday

Fourth and Fifth Graders will be STAAR testing on Tuesday. We will not have our regular choir rehearsal. Take the time to relax and eat a good breakfast!

TWO Permission Slips coming home today

Your child is coming home with 2 district permission slips for our last two choir field trips. There is a cover letter with a brief outline of the basics of each trip. However, please carefully read the details of each trip outlined below.


Both permission slips, the online registration form for Pleasure Pier and any payments are due April 19th.

The Hubenak International Festival - April 13th

The choir will be performing during the for 10 minutes of next Friday's International Festival here at school (5:30-5:40). Please have your child arrive on the stage steps at 5:25pm. They should wear their casual uniform (choir t-shirt and jeans). Once the performance is over, the students will be released to their family to enjoy the rest of the festival.


We will be performing several of our foreign language songs to kick off a great evening!

Houston Children's Music Festival (Contest)

On Saturday, April 28th, the choir will attend the Houston Children's Music Festival, hosted by Aldine ISD. This is a very prestigious contest with over 40 elementary choirs participating. Our goal is to bring home all ONE's from our judges. That is the highest rating.


This date has been on the choir calendar and featured in various emails and even our Winter program. It is required that all students participate in this contest.


We will take a bus to and from the contest. Students will need to pack a lunch because we will eat at Doss Park following our performance before we head back to Hubenak.


Schedule

9:15am - meet at Hubenak in the back parking lot

10:30am - arrive at M.O. Campbell Education Center (1865 Aldine Bender Rd. Houston, 77032)

10:40am - listen to Duke Elementary Choir and Rayford Intermediate Choir

11:20am - restroom break

11:40am - choir warm-up

12:00pm - Hubenak Choir Performance

12:30pm - depart for Doss Park (2500 Frick Rd. Houston, 77038)

12:50-2:00 - picnic and play at Doss Park

3:00pm - parents pick up students at Hubenak in the back parking lot


What to wear

FORMAL uniform. Let's look as good as we did in Austin. We are being judged!!


We need several chaperones to accompany us on the bus. If you would like to chaperone, please sign up in Charms. Some of you signed up for this already. Please make sure that you are still able to do it and delete your name if this not longer works for your schedule.


Parents are allowed to come hear us sing. However, there are VERY STRICT policies regarding photography and videography. YOU MAY NOT RECORD OR PHOTOGRAPH THE PERFORMANCE AT ALL!! DVD's and photos are available for sale. We have followed the legal licensing procedures to have this performance professionally taped. Please download the order form below if you would like to purchase a photo or a DVD of our performance.



  • You may print the order form, fill it our completely and return it to Mrs. Ramsey with payment.

OR



  • You may bring your filled out form and payment to the contest and deliver it to the Loyd Photography table yourself.

Spring Concert

Please make sure your calendar is marked for our final formal concert of the year on May 8th.

  • 1:40pm - perform in the Hubenak gym (casual uniform)
  • 6:30pm - perform in Fulshear HS auditorium (formal uniform)


Note - this concert is required. Students not in attendance will not go on the trip to Pleasure Pier.

Pleasure Pier Concert and Family Fun Day

Below is a link to a big, separate newsletter all about our Pleasure Pier trip. Please read through it carefully and make sure to register your child online at the bottom of that newsletter.


Remember, this is an optional trip, but it's a super fun way to end the year.


Any chaperone volunteers will be accepted!! We need LOTS! Please indicate your interest in being a chaperone on the online registration form.

Calling all photos and videos from Austin

If you have not done so already, please send me a few of your favorite photos from our Austin trip!!


I would also love videos at the highest resolution we can get. You may send them to me on a flash drive (that I will return) or upload them into a cloud service and send me a link.


Thanks for helping preserve the memories of this awesome trip!!