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Class Letter 

Hello!, and welcome to music class at West Side Elementary! I am very excited about this year and the many things we will be learning in music class!  My overall goal is for each child to develop the concepts, skills, and attitudes for a lifetime enjoyment and appreciation of music.  This is accomplished through a variety of experiences, such as singing, playing instruments, listening, moving, improvising, creating, expressing, and performing.

We will have numerous performances during the year including a school wide Christmas Concert. Other opportunities may include musicals, grade level concerts, and the chance to participate in our Talent Show in the spring. 

 

In music class we utilize Quaver Music Curriculum. What is that? Check this out from their website...

 

Enriching Lives Through Music Education

Quaver Music is the world leader in General music education for grades Pre-K to 8. General music is our sole focus. As a result, in less than four years, our music education programs have been adopted by more than 7,500 schools worldwide. In fact, we support schools in 50 states and 29 countries using Quaver’s teaching resources. We are committed to maintaining ongoing, relevant, and helpful communications with our teachers, which we consider part of the Quaver family. 

 

STUDENTS CAN ALSO ACCESS THEIR QUAVER ACCOUNT ANYTIME! SIMPLY GO TO WWW.QUAVERMUSIC.COM AND USE THEIR SCHOOL GMAIL ACCOUNT TO LOG IN!!!

 

In order to ensure that these goals can be reached and to promote a positive learning environment, the following guidelines have been established for music class. 

 

Group and Individual Rewards 

1. Class can earn a special music class by showing consistent positive behavior as a group throughout the month.  

2.  Good report to classroom teacher

3.  Praise  

4. Braves Bucks/Dojo points                                

Group Consequences

1.  Verbal warning

2. Loss of recess time

3. Possible homeroom consequences

Individual Consequences

1. Verbal Warning

2. Loss of Dojo points

3. A time out for an appropriate length of time or seat change

4. Conference with student

5. Restriction of privileges, loss of recess, silent lunch, etc.

6. Contact parent

7. Principal notified and student sent immediately to office (severe)

 

Attitude, effort, participation, and behavior will make up grade for Music.

 

Grading Scale: S = Satisfactory  N = Needs to Improve   U = Unacceptable

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me via e-mail at kbomar.wse@catoosa.k12.ga.us or contact the school at 706.841.0880. I look forward to a wonderful year of music experiences with your child. Please refer to the back of this letter for information about rules, discipline, and my grading system. Looking forward to a fabulous and fun year!