Band This Week: January 21 – 25, Exam Week Schedule

Band This Week: January 21 – 25, Exam Week Schedule

Happy Sunday! 

Congratulations to everyone that completed Term 2 Requirements last week! Thank you for taking ownership of your learning! 

Thank you for all of your hard work, pit orchestra! We are in really good shape for our upcoming “sitzprobe” (a sing-through of both Act 1 and 2) with the cast on January 28th. Thanks, also, to all of the soloists and ensemble members that we have had the pleasure of working with so far – excellent work! 

1.) Exam Week / Quiet Week

**A & B Block Band classes on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday will be study blocks. Please bring something to work on.**

Monday – Regular Day! 

A Block: Band 9

Tuesday – Double Block Exam Day

A Block: 9am – 11am

Band 10 will run from 9am – 10am (Grade 9s will go to PE first) & Band 9 will run from 10am – 11am (Grade 10s will go to PE).

Lunch: 11am – 1pm

C Block: 1pm – 3pm

Wednesday – Double Block Exam Day

B Block: 9am – 11am

Band 11/12 will run from 9am – 10am. If you are coming on the senior tour PLEASE make sure you attend as Bobbi and Marilyn will be here to talk to you about all things Disneyland. You will then go to your English classes from 10am – 11am

Lunch: 11am – 1pm

D Block: 1pm – 3pm

Thursday – Provincial Exams / Numeracy Assessment

Friday – Provincial Exams / Numeracy Assessment

 

2.) Morning, Lunch, After School Rehearsals

ALL morning and lunch rehearsals are CANCELLED this week. Get some sleep and focus on your academics this week. 🙂

Pit Orchestra WILL continue to rehearse this week on Monday (3:15pm – 5:00pm) and Thursday (3:15pm – 5:00pm).

 

3.) Sister Act Tickets and Silent Auction

Tickets for our musical theatre production of Sister Act are now on sale ($9 students / $10 others) through the school office. Shows run March 4th to 9th (7:30pm showtime) in the Reynolds theatre. It’s going to be an excellent show and there is a wealth of talent in the cast, crew, and pit band. Do check it out! 

We hope you will join us for a Silent Auction Fundraiser on January 27th in support of the Musical Theatre Program. The event runs from 4pm – 8pm at the Monkey Tree Pub (425 Borden Street). Join us for a burger and beer night to support this year’s Reynolds Musical. There are lots of amazing items for this year’s silent auction and bidding will close in 2 lots, at 6pm and 7pm. Tickets for this event can be purchased in advance for $20 each.

 

4.) Joint Concert with Cedar Hill Middle School

Green Band and Intermediate Jazz Band will team up with the Cedar Hill Grade 8 Concert Band and Jazz Band for a performance on Thursday, February 7th at 7pm in our Reynolds Gymnasium. Student call time will be 6pm in full uniform. This is a music sharing opportunity for our two schools as we continue to build relationships and transition activities between middle school and high school. 

 

Thanks everyone! Good luck on your final exams, tests, and quizzes this week. Work hard and finish strong! 

Jamie Davis