Posted in Chorus

West Providence Bruins Night: January 20th

A yellow Providence Bruins ticket order form went home with every student at West ¬†for a special West Night Out at the Providence Bruins vs. Rochester Americans game on January 20th!! West will have a huge section at the game, and our very own West School Chorus will be singing America the Beautiful ON the ice. Tickets for students, friends, and family members are discounted 50%- just $20 per person, and all kids will receive a Providence Bruins hat, popcorn, and drink ūüôā This was an awesome event last year, don’t miss out!! Ticket order forms and checks are due to me by January 5th.

Click here to print out the ticket order form!

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Posted in 3rd Grade, 4th and 5th Grade, Chorus, Multicultural Activities

Paint the Town December!

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The West School Chorus performed a special holiday musical last night: Paint the Town December!  The show was a great success, with 97 chorus students participating in the performance.  Santa even took time out of his busy schedule to make an appearance, can you believe it??!

The kids of Graysville do a community service project each year and paint all the shop windows on main street, to brighten their town up for the holidays. ¬†Along the way, they met Mr. Ladin at the Dreidel Cradle, Ms. Abraham at the World Import Store, Mr. Scrooge at the Bank, and Senora Frida at the Inn. ¬†By the end of the show, the dreary town of Graysville, USA went from looking like this….

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to THIS!

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Thank goodness for those Graysville kids and their holiday spirit!

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And everyone was all smiles after the show…

Posted in Chorus

Chorus Starts Next Week!

A notice that was supposed to go out to all kids on Monday and Tuesday has been a bit delayed-¬†I took a little spill on Tuesday first thing in the morning and have had limited movement capabilities and even had to be out today, terrible timing!! ¬†Kids who have music on Fridays will JUST be getting this notice tomorrow, and chorus is supposed to start on Tuesday, so my apologies to anyone who is getting it super last minute ūüė¶

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3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students are invited to join the West School Chorus!  Chorus will rehearse before school on Tuesdays this year from 8:10-8:50, and we will begin rehearsing on October 4th to prepare for a special holiday musical!!

Chorus is optional, but all 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders are encouraged to join if they love to sing.  Kids in chorus get to…

  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Perform in a holiday musical on the stage at West (December 15, 2016)
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Perform on the ice at a Providence Bruins Game (optional) (January 13, 2017)
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Perform on the stage at Plymouth North High School (May 2017 date TBA)
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Wear special chorus t-shirts, and have a pizza party/concert viewing party the ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†week after our¬†spring concert!

*You do not have to try out to be in chorus, it is open to all*

Chorus will meet from 8:10 AM to 8:55 AM in the music room on Tuesdays this year.  Attendance at all rehearsals is crucial.  The doors to West School will not be open for chorus students until 8:00, so please do not drop off students before this time.  The first rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, October 4th.  December 13th will be our last chorus rehearsal of 2016.  Chorus will resume in February 2017- the date is TBA!  Follow me on Facebook for chorus reminders and updates at http://www.facebook.com/westschoolmusic.

*Students who are in band/orchestra can also be in chorus, they do not need to pick one or the other!*

If the notice has been misplaced, you can find it by clicking here.¬† If the last minute notice has you scrambling to figure out scheduling issues, it’s no problem if your child needs to miss our first rehearsal ūüôā

Posted in Chorus, Singing

The West Chorus goes to Providence!

The West Chorus had a super exciting night¬†singing ON the ice at a Providence Bruins Game last week! ¬†The West Chorus had tons of fans in the stand, as our entire school was invited to the game for a special West night. ¬†This was such a fun event and the kids had a BLAST!!!! ¬†Not to mention, they sang so beautifully and got rave reviews from everyone in the crowd ūüôā

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