Westwood Junior High School Choir

Week of September 13-17

NEW WWJH Choir communication tool

To help our WWJH Choir families stay better informed, we have started this newsletter. Be on the lookout for announcements, information, and reminders about important upcoming WWJH Choir events. Be sure to also visit our WWJH Choir website for more information: http://www.wwjhchoir.com


WWJH Choir Directors:

Joel Price

joel.price@risd.org

469-593-3539


Caroline Jaimes Hartman

caroline.jaimes@risd.org

469-593-3592

CONGRATULATIONS TO BELLA VOCE CHOIR OFFICERS!

Students in the 5th Period 8th Grade Varsity Treble Choir/Bella Voce recently voted for Choir Officers. Congratulations to the following 2021-22 Choir Officers!

President: Ogo-Oluwa Kujore

Vice President: Veronica Fenoglio-Kushera

Secretary: Maite Saguilan

Representative: Violet McKinney

Librarian: to be determined by Mr. Price

CONGRATULATIONS TO VOICES UNLIMITED & NEW EDITION MEMBERS!

Choir members recently had the opportunity to audition for spots in our 2 WWJH Choir pop groups, Voices Unlimited & New Edition. These ensembles will rehearse outside of school each week and will be featured in upcoming WWJH Choir performances.


New Edition: Addison Bush, Ellie Cole, Maggie Monroe, Rebecca Schmidt


Voices Unlimited: Edwin Bringas, Ashlyn Cohen, Benji Cozby, Cora Davies, Veronica Fenoglio-Kushera, Ogo-Oluwa Kujore, Violet McKinney, Demmy Munis, Maite Saguilan, Jose Zuniga


CONGRATULATIONS!

OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL CHOIR MEMBERS: VOCAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Vocal Music Festival is an opportunity for choir members to learn and perform a solo. The event will take place on Monday, October 18 after school at West JH. The deadline to turn in forms and the $5 entry fee is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17. We hope that many of our choir members will participate! The information can be found below as well as on our website: http://www.wwjhchoir.com/documents

CHOIR FUNDRAISER A FANTASTIC SUCCESS!

Our donation fundraiser was a huge success, bringing in $3,332.27! THANK YOU to everyone who supported our choir! Our second (and final) fundraiser for the school year will begin in October.

SIGN UP FOR TEXT MESSAGE REMINDERS FROM THE WWJH CHOIR

It's not too late to sign up for occasional text message reminders from the WWJH Choir through the Talking Points app. These reminders are for both students and parents. Be sure to sign up for the correct class to receive the correct text messages. *Choir members receive $500 in "choir cash" for signing up!*


Use the Talking Points app class code OR send a text to the following:

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WWJH Choir forms past due!

Choir forms were due to Mr. Price and Mrs. Hartman on August 27. We still need them turned in! Ask Mr. Price or Mrs. Hartman for another copy of the handbook or print them from our website: http://www.wwjhchoir.com/documents

WWJH Choir fee due by October 5

All WWJH Choir members are required to pay a one-time choir fee. The fee covers uniform rental and the purchase of a choir t-shirt. Fees should be paid by Tuesday, October 5 so that choir members will have their choir t-shirt for our fall concert on October 6. Let Mr. Price know if you have any questions: joel.price@risd.org. Choir fee information can be found on our website: http://www.wwjhchoir.com/documents

Save the date! Choir Fall Concert

WWJH Choir Fall Concert

(required for all WWJH Choir members)

Wednesday, October 6

6:30 PM

WWJH Small Gym

Free and open to the public

Become a WWJH Choir Sponsor!

Don't miss out on an opportunity to become a WWJH Choir Sponsor! Not only will these donations directly benefit the Westwood choral program, but also, all sponsors’ names will be listed in the five choir concert programs throughout the school year, so that we may show our thanks and appreciation. Choir sponsors may be individuals, families, or businesses. Donation forms are found on our website: http://www.wwjhchoir.com/documents). We hope you will proudly sponsor the Westwood Choir! *Deadline for sponsors to be included in the fall concert program is Wednesday, September 29*

Important documents (also found at www.wwjhchoir.com)