Calendar of Events - To be Updated Soon

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Last year's Calendar

AUGUST
8/20 – 1st Day of School (Minimum day)

8/23 – First Assignment Due Date
            Google Classroom sign-up (Student)

            Handbook Checklist (Passed out at registration, available from Mrs. Petty when school starts OR print from HERE)

            Music Information, Rules & Expectations Survey/Form taken on your Google Classroom (student with parent)

            Concert Attire & Extra Spirit Wear Order Forms due with money attached (optional, last day to order)

            Band & Orchestra $70 donations appreciated by this date to facilitate planning & ordering

8/30 – Back to School Night (parents/guardians only in the evening)

8/31 – Minimum Day (8:45am-12:45pm)

 

SEPTEMBER

 

OCTOBER
10/13 – All late work due (end of quarter Friday)

10/15 – 8th Grade Band Night at Capistrano Valley H.S. (Required for 8th Graders in band & Optional extra credit for 8th grade orchestra members, 4-8:15 PM)
10/15 – End of First Quarter

10/15 – Minimum Day (8:45 AM-12:47 PM – Teacher Training)

10/27 – First attempt at 2nd Quarter Mad Music Minute

10/29 – 8th Grade Band Night at Tesoro H.S. (Optional extra credit for 8th grade band & orchestra members, 5-9 PM)

10/29 – Halloween Dress-up

 

NOVEMBER
11/1 – No School (Teacher Professional Development)

11/11– No School (Veterans Day)

11/22-11/26 – No School (Thanksgiving Break)

11/??– All Southern California Middle School Honor Band & Orchestra Application & Online Submittal Due (optional for most serious players - online application deadline)

 

DECEMBER

12/8 – Band Winter Concert in Newhart MPR
            Inter. Band, Adv. Band & Wind Ens. at 6 PM (5:15 rehearsal/warm-up)

12/9 – Orchestra Winter Concert in Newhart MPR
            Inter. Orch., Adv. Orch. & String Ens. at 6 PM (5:15 rehearsal/warm-up)

12/13-12/16 – Secret Surpriser Gift Exchange (daily, optional)

12/15 – Mad Music Minute 2nd quarter test passing deadline

12/15 – Late Work Deadline for 2nd Quarter

12/16 – End of 2nd Quarter
12/17 – No School (End of Semester Teacher Wrap-up)
12/20-1/1– No School (Winter Recess)

 

JANUARY
1/3 – School Resumes & 3rd Quarter Starts

1/?? – All Southern Calif. Honor Band & Orch. Live Audition at Tesoro HS for those who passed the video submission (details at scsboa.org - opt.)

1/15 – Minimum Day (8:45 AM-12:47 PM – Teacher Training)

1/17 – No School (M.L.K. Day)

1/?? – CUSD District Honor Rehearsals at Niguel Hills M.S. from 6-8:30 PM (For those who audition and make the group)

 

FEBRUARY

2/? – POSTPONED TO APRIL 18 Area Concert @ Capo Valley High School Gym
            Int. Orch./Adv. Orch./String Ens. at 6 PM (5:15-5:30 warm-up/tuning)
            Int. Band/Adv. Band/Wind Ens. Concert at 7:45 PM (7:15 PM warm-up)

2/11 – CUSD District Honor Audition Due Online --- CUSD Middle School Honor Band Audition Info & Audition Link ---- CUSD Middle School Honor Orchestra Audition Info & Audition Link

2/17 – Band, Orchestra & Choir Picture Day (during class)

2/18-21 – No School (Presidents Weekend)

2/22 –Minimum Day (8:45 AM-12:47 PM – Teacher Training)

2/23 – CUSD Honor Band & Orchestra Rehearsal from 6-8 PM at Niguel Hills Middle Scholl (optional - for those who auditoined and made the groups)

2/25 - All 6th & 7th Graders to Segerstrom Concert Hall to watch the Orange County Youth Symphony (Trip from 8:45 AM - 2 PM)

 

MARCH

3/2, 3/9 & 3/16 – CUSD Honor Band & Orchestra Rehearsal from 6-8 PM at Niguel Hills Middle Scholl (optional - for those who auditoined and made the groups)

3/7 – 7th & 8th Grade Band & Orchestra Disney Imagination Film Scoring at Disneyland (Trip from 8:15 AM-8:45 PM)

3/9 – Late work deadline

3/11 – End of the 3rd Quarter

3/11 – Minimum Day (8:45 AM-12:47 PM – Teacher Training)
3/14 – 4th Quarter Starts

3/19 – CUSD Honor Band & Orchestra Concert (Time TBD at the CVHS Outdoor Stage)

3/22 – String Ensemble Festival Performance at San Juan Hills HS (8:40 AM-1:30 PM, 11 AM performance)
3/23 – Wind Ensemble Festival Performance at San Juan Hills HS (8:40 AM-1:45 PM, 11:15 AM performance)

3/30 – Inter. Band & Adv. Band Performance at Norman P. Murray Center Concert in Sycamore Room or Veteran's Plaza (11 AM, on trip from 10:30-1:45)

 

APRIL
4/4-4/8 – No School (Spring Recess)

4/18 – Area Concert @ Capo Valley High School Gym (POSTPONED from Feb. 7)
            Int. Orch./Adv. Orch./String Ens. at 6 PM (5:15-5:30 warm-up/tuning)
            Int. Band/Adv. Band/Wind Ens. Concert at 7:45 PM (7:15 PM warm-up)

4/21 – Open House (6-7 PM)

4/22 – Minimum Day (8:45 AM-12:47 PM)

4/27 – Orchestra 6-7 Performance at Norman P. Murray Center Concert in Sycamore Room or Veteran's Plaza (11 AM, on trip from 10:30-1:45)

 

MAY

5/10, 5/11 & 5/12 - Minimum Days for SBAC Testing (8:45 AM - 12:47 PM)

5/17 – Inter. Band, Adv. Band, & Orch. 6-7 Spring Final Concert in Newhart MPR at 6 PM (5:15 PM warm-up/rehearsal)

5/18 – Minimum Day (8:45 AM-12:47 PM – Teacher Training)

5/18 – Wind Ensemble & String Ensemble Spring Farewell Concert in Newhart MPR at 6 PM (5:15 PM warm-up/rehearsal)

5/19 – Disney Tape Day (All classes - 3 song concert for video recording during class)

5/26 – Wind Ensemble Performance at 8th Grade Awards Night (Band = 5:10 PM arrival, 5:30 PM performance & finish around 6:20 PM)

5/26 – School Instruments Due
5/26 – Return Borrowed Concert Attire (clean & on hanger)

5/30 – No School (Memorial Day)

5/31 – School Instrument Summer Check-out Begins

 

JUNE
6/2 – Last Day of School (Minimum Day)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated May 3, 2022

 

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