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February 18, 2005

8th grade Chorus Registration for LHS Chorus

8th Grade Chorus Registration for LHS

Any 8th graders that wish to enroll in LHS Chorus next year need to register for

Mixed Ensemble #54.0221096

Mr. Williams and Miss Rivet will come to our school later in the spring to audition those that would like to be placed in a higher chorus. The audition will be held after school and I will give you advanced notice of the day.

It is possible to take chorus all four years and still get all of your required classes into your schedule. If you are not sure of how to do this come and see me in the chorus room for a sample schedule of all 4 years.

LHS Chorus also offers Men's Ensemble, Show Choir, Girls' Trio, Men's Quartet and All State Chorus.

Chorus will not limit you from participating in sports or other activities. They even take some great tours to incredible destinations, like

They also present Broadway musicals with the LHS Drama Department and a major classical works with the Lassiter Orchestra.

If you have any questions please call Brian Williams or Jaime Rivet at (678) 494-7878.

Posted by Smith at 04:26 PM

February 15, 2005

Final Orlando Trip Payment

ORLANDO, here we come!!!

Those going to Orlando, Florida need to have made their final trip payment by February 15th. If you have not gotten your payment in please do so this week as we have to mail a final check to the Travel Company. Mark your white envelopes Orlando Trip Chorus or Orchestra.

We have signed up for rooms and park groups so we are getting ready. Your permission forms will go home this week. Get them filled out and bring them back ASAP. It's going to be FUN, FUN, FUN!!!

Posted by Smith at 05:54 PM

The Music Man

Our Music Man Rehearsals are going great. We have some budding actors and actresses in this group.

Special thanks to Miss Amanda Mitchell for helping out as my Assistant Director. You are a great asset to this production and your help and time dedication is greatly appreciated by the cast.

Reminder: If you are a main character you are expected to be at all play rehearsals.

We start over with scenes 1 & 2 next Tuesday. Characters need to bring their scripts but have all of their lines memorized. We will rehearse on stage this next week.

Get memorizing.

Posted by Smith at 05:50 PM

Performance Evaluation Festival

8th Grade Chorus Festival Performance is scheduled for Thursday, March 10, 2005

Depart Mabry MS at 11:05 a.m.

Go to CiCi's Pizza for lunch 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Depart there for Burnt Hickory Baptist Church.

Warm-up 2:00

Perform at 2:15

Clinician: 2:30

Sightread: 2:45

Board busses back to Mabry MS for normal bus dismissal at 4:15 p.m.

Festival permission forms will be given out on February 16th.

They need to be returned ASAP with you money.

Send in money for the field trip in a white envelope marked 8th grade chorus festival. $6.75 if you want to eat at CiCi's Pizza. If you want to just bring a bag lunch to eat at CiCi's the cost of the field trip is just $1.75. Chaperones can pay ahead or at CiCi's.

Wear your concert attire to school as we leave at 11:05 a.m.

Girls: Long solid black skirt and solid sleeved black blouse, black hose and black shoes.

Boys: Long black slacks, white long sleeved collared shirt, black socks and black shoes. I'll provide the cummerbunds and bow-ties.

There will be no time to change. We will be riding Kingsmen Coach lines.

**HELP!!!I also need 3-4 chaperone for this event. If you can help please write me a note and send it with your child.

Thank you so much for all of you support!

Posted by Smith at 05:43 PM

Performance Evaluation Festival

Mabry's 7th grade Chorus is going to Festival on March 8, 2005

Depart at 9:10 a.m. from Mabry

Head to Burnt Hickory Baptist Church in Powder Springs.

Warm-up at 11:45

Perform at 12:00 noon

Clinician workshop 12:15

Sightreading at 12:30

Depart for Mabry MS arriving back around 1:30 - 1:45 p.m.

(Students will then go to a pod to eat their Chick-fil-a meal and head on to classes.) Urgent:**I need a parent volunteer chaperone to drive and come back early to pick up the Chick-fil-a order or just pick up the order to get it to Mabry for them to eat at 1:30 p.m.and not go as a chaperone. Let me know if you can help out with this.

They will need to return their permission form to me ASAP along with their field trip cost of $6.54 for a Chick-fil-a lunch (sandwich, fries and a drink) If they usually bring their lunch to school and would rather not eat Chick-fil-A then they do not owe anything.

They need to wear their concert attire to school that day but may change when we get back to school.

Girls: Long solid black skirt or dress slacks; sleeved solid black blouse or top (no tummies showing), black hose and black shoes.

Boys: Long black pants, white long sleeved dress shirt, black socks and black shoes. (vests and bow-ties will be provided)

***HELP!! I need at least 3 chaperones to go with us to Festival. Please send in a written note if you can help out that day. Thank you !!!!

Posted by Smith at 05:31 PM

Performance Evaluation Festival

Mabry Singers Chorus (6th Grade)

Your Festival Performance date is:

Tuesday, March 8, 2005

Permission forms were handed out Tuesday, February 15th in class. Come and see Mrs. Smith if you were absent that day. Please return these ASAP. The field trip cost is $1.75 (Make checks payable to Mabry MS and mark the white envelope Chorus Festival 6th gr.)and the lunch money that they will each bring on the field trip for Wendy's or Taco Bell.

Students are to wear their concert attire to school as we leave immediately in the morning:

Girls: Long solid black skirt or slacks and a sleeved solid black blouse or top. No tummies showing. Black hose and black shoes.

Boys: Long black slacks, long sleeved white dress shirt, black socks and black shoes. I will provide the long tie.

We depart Mabry MS at 9:15 a.m. and head for Burnt Hickory Baptist Church in Powder Springs. They are scheduled to warm up at 10:30; Perform at 10:45; see the Clinician at 11:00 and Sightread at 11:15.

They will then leave the church and head on back to the Wendy's and Taco Bell in the Sandy Plains and Shallowford Road Shopping Center for lunch. Students are to bring their own lunch money for this or bring a sack lunch on the bus. After eating they will arrive back to the school sometime around 1:30 - 1:45 p.m. and go to their classes for the rest of the day.

**HELP!!! I will need 3-4 chaperones for this trip. Please write me a note if you can help out. Thank you!!!!!

Posted by Smith at 05:19 PM

February 09, 2005

Music Coded Letter to Staff Members

Our 6th grade General Music students recently wrote letters to some of their favorite staff members. Click below to view some of their work:

Download Jacoby
Download Colleen's Another Project
Download Hayley's
Download Kelsey

Posted by Smith at 04:17 PM

February 03, 2005

Choral Outfits

Our choral performance attire for Festival (Performance Evaluation) is as follows:

Girls: Long solid black skirt; 3/4 to full length solid black blouse/top, black hose or tights, and black shoes

Boys: Long black dress slacks; long sleeved white button/collared dress shirt; black socks and black shoes.

I will provide the long ties for the 6th grade boys and cummerbunds/bowties for the 7th & 8th grade boys.

You must have these items by the time we go to festival March 8th or 10th.

Posted by Smith at 04:20 PM

All State Reminder

If you are attending All State I must have your permission forms and medical forms in this next week. Mrs. Rosengren in the front office can notarize them for you.

If you are staying at the Fairfield in and riding down with Mrs. Smith than I also must have your money for the hotel this next week. Mark the envelope All State Chorus Hotel. The school will cut a check for the hotel prior to us leaving. If you are staying with your parents in Savannah you do not need to send in any money but I do need your forms.

Posted by Smith at 04:15 PM

Performance Evaluation

Mabry Singers are getting ready for their Performance Evaluation in March. As soon as I know the exact date of the performance I will post it on my BLOG. It will be either Tuesday, March 8th or Thursday, March 10th.

You will need to return permission forms ASAP being that I only see you once a week. You may give them to me anytime during the week. I will get them to you by next week as soon as I know our exact time and day.

If you have not been at rehearsals and are planning on singing with us you must be at all remaining rehearsals!!! The songs are in Hebrew and Latin so it will take some work for you to learn them. We are also learning how to sight-read as this is a part of the evaluation process. Come join the fun and make some beautiful music together.

Posted by Smith at 04:10 PM

Orlando Bus & Hotel Information

The hotel that we are staying at while in Florida is The Holiday Inn on International Drive

6515 International Drive
Orlando Florida 21819
407-248-2170

The bus line that we are taking to Florida is Southeastern Stage.

There will be a parent meeting to discuss the trip and trip rules. You will get to meet the chaperones and ask any questions of the directors prior to leaving in April. As soon as we have a firm date for this meeting I will post it on my BLOG. Keep checking daily.

Students will need to fill out permission forms and medical forms that will be given to them in the next week or two.

Posted by Smith at 03:26 PM

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