I am SO proud of our students who took part in the 3rd Annual Colquitz/Spectrum Sleepover. They were such fantastic leaders, motivators and delegates of our band program and school. We didn't run out of food and sleeping through another alarm has become... tradition?
For those who are new to Spectrum, this is Exam week and as per tradition, we exercise "Quiet Week" whereby rehearsals are changed or postponed to support our students efforts to complete their final exams for semester one. Please read all of the information below carefully.
***ALL Early Morning and Lunch Hour Rehearsals are postponed. One Final Pit Orchestra rehearsal with Cast, Monday after school***
Monday - Band 10 in Block A.
Tuesday – Copernican schedule: Band 9/10 in Period A (Bring your GYM Strip) from 9am-11am (a non-playing, study block, requirement completion), Block C from 12:30pm-2:30pm.
Wednesday - Copernican schedule: Band 11/12 in Block B from 9am-10am (a non-playing, study block) 10am-11am English 11/12, Block D from 12:30pm-2:30pm
Thursday – Course Completion Day: Only students need to complete assignments or exams will be in session
Friday – Curriculum Completion Day: Only students that need to make up work, finish assignments or write exams will be in attendance.
1.) Band 9/10 Requirements Due
“Requirements” (musical assignments, method book studies, scales, etc) for Band 9-10 are due on Thursday by 5:00pm.They may be performed in class, in my office privately, uploaded to the band website from your PC or MAC (visit: http://spectrumbandvictoria.weebly.com/requirements--online-submission.html ), or emailed from your phone to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you earn a less than desirable mark you can "re-test" as many times as you would like until you get a better mark.
2. Country Grocer Receipts
If you shop at Country Grocer, please bring your receipts to Mr. Jolliffe. Collection of receipts go towards gift cards that we then use for events, most recently, our Colquitz overnighter
On the Horizon
February 1st: Bottle Drive #2
February 10th: Australia 2nd Payment due $500.00
April 7th-8th: Vancouver Island Concert Band Festival (Port Alberni)
April 23rd: An evening of Jazz and Desserts!
April 28th-29th: West Coast Jazz Festival
Have a great week everyone!
Director of Bands
Spectrum Community School
957 Burnside Road West
Victoria, BC V8Z 6E9
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