Students will not need their instruments on the first day of school. Students will need a pencil and their agenda. Students will begin playing on the second day of school. 8th Grade Orchestra students will need Essential Elements Book 2 and Book 3 for the 2017-2018 school year.
Students should bring their instrument, music binder, book, pencil, and agenda to class every day.
Practice journals are due at the beginning of each month. Each student needs to keep track of their practice sessions in their practice journal. They will log the date, what they practiced, what worked or improved, and what improved from their last practice session. The practice journals should be kept in their music binder. Students should have a minimum of 12 sessions each month.