Raider Choir Wire

March 2023

Choir News!

The choirs are hard at work on sight-reading and UIL music. They are doing great work and improving every day!

IMPORTANT ITEMS in this issue:

Upcoming calendar events

Solo Contest

Disney Trip Mandatory Meeting

Orlando Trip

Capital City Showcase

22-23 Choir Calendar

Please check out our choir concert dates for the year and put them on your family calendar to avoid any conflicts throughout the year.

Upcoming Events:

Raider Choir

Solo Contest Finals-March 7

Orlando Trip-March 10-14

PreUIL-March 31st


Capital City Showcase-March 24-25


Thank you to everyone who helped us by sending emails and texts to friends and family members! Our fundraiser was a huge success and we raised more than $12,000 for the choir program!!!

Thanks again for supporting Raider Choir!!

Orlando Trip Mandatory Meeting - March 2nd

We will have a MANDATORY meeting for all parents/students who are going on the Orlando Trip on March 2nd at 5:30pm in the choir room.

We leave on March 10th and return on March 14th!!

Solo Contest Finals!

Our Solo Contest Finals will be on March 7th (new date) during advocate (11:15-12:00). Our finalists will be performing their solos for a judge!

Show Choir Competitions

The show choir did an awesome job at their competitions at North Texas Show Choir Invitational and Lone Star! While we didn't make the finals, we had so much fun performing our show and we had a great time watching other groups and being part of the show choir community!

Capital City Showcase Show Choir Competition at Rouse!!!

Calling all Raider Choir Parents!!

We are so excited to host our Capital City Showcase Competition for show choirs! Mark your calendars for Friday night, March 24th from 4:00-10:00pm and all day Saturday, March 25th. We have 25 groups from all over Texas and Oklahoma and even Iowa competing that day! We have hundreds of people to feed and manage on both days. We really need the support of all choir families to donate to our concessions and help volunteer at the competition. Profits from CCS are vital to our choir program.


We need lots of parents helping with group check in, ticket sales, merchandise sales, concessions, monitoring the auditorium and more. It is mandatory for all show choir parents to commit to at least 1-2 shifts of 3 hours. Please go to the sign up link below if you can help us with set up, clean up or during the competition!


Please sign up to donate things for our concession stand by reviewing the available slots on the Donation Sign Up Genius. Donations can be dropped off in the choir room starting March 21st. Perishable items should be delivered to the choir room on March 24th.

One convenient way to donate is by using Select Raider Choir Boosters as your charity and .5% of your purchase goes to support your student’s choir program. Save even more time by having your donations shipped directly to the school at the address below:

Rouse High School Choir

C/O Julie Rhodes

1222 Raider Way

Leander, TX 78641

Thanks for your support!!

CCS Concessions Donations!!!

Please donate to our CCS concessions!!

CCS Friday Volunteers!!

Please sign up to volunteer on Friday night! All show choir parents must volunteer!

CCS Saturday Volunteers!!

Please sign up to volunteer on Saturday! All show choir parents must volunteer!

Pre-UIL Concert - March 31st

We will have our Pre-UIL Concert on Friday, March 31st from 4:30-5:30 to record our music in preparation for our UIL Competition in April. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Students will stay after school and wear their choir t-shirt and jeans for this performance.

Choir Boosters!!

Our next meeting is Tuesday, April 4th at 6:00pm in person in the choir room. You may come in the door in the loading zone area on the North side of the campus. We will be planning our end of the year events.

Please get involved in our choir boosters! We need you to make our program successful!

Please fill out the Choir Booster Form if you want to get more involved with our fabulous choir parents and pay your membership dues at

All parents and guardians are welcome! We’d love to have you join us!

Support the Raider Choir!!

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Supplies Needed!!

As we begin a new year, we could use donations of the following items:

Hand sanitizer


Water Bottles

Students may drop them off in the choir room before school.

Thank you!!!

Participation Fee

There are still just a few people who need to take care of the choir fee for the year. Be looking for an email reminder soon!

The yearly participation fee for the Raider Choir is $90. This includes their choir t-shirt, supplies, and meals before our concerts.

Parents have several options to cover their fee payment. You can pay in the $90 in full. two $45 semester payments, or make 9, $10 monthly payments. Please go to to pay online via PayPal.

The choir directors and boosters are committed to an inclusive program. Lack of funds will not prohibit students from participation in the program. Please let Mrs. Rhodes know if you need special consideration.

Yearly Contracts - MANDATORY!

This contract is different from the Rank One forms. Please fill out this google form. All parents and students must submit a yearly contract signature stating that you understand the Raider Choir Policies & Procedures and the LISD Extra-Curricular Handbook.