SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT from the EAST WOODS MUSIC DEPARTMENT
This is to announce that the East Woods Music Department will form a choir for girls (Girlz Choir) and a choir for boys (Boyz Choir). These choirs are open to any East Woods student, fourth or fifth grade. Both choirs will be directed by Mrs. Susan Chunn. Each choir will rehearse before school once weekly for 9 weeks. The Choirs will then give a performance at the PTO Pancake Breakfast in the High School Auditorium. The rehearsals will take place before school on Thursdays from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. for boys (beginning January 9, 2020) and before school on Fridays from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. for girls (beginning January 10, 2020). The PTO Pancake Breakfast performance will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 (time to be announced). Any interested student may participate. To meet Mrs. Chunn or to ask her questions about choir, students may see Mrs. Chunn on any day before school (8:35 to 8:55). Parents will please email Mrs. Chunn (firstname.lastname@example.org) to sign their students up for these choirs or to get answers to your questions. Thank you for supporting music education at East Woods School!
Please continue to send in your Box Tops! There are now two ways to earn for our -school:1) Cut out the Box Tops from any participating products and send them to school with your child on a collection sheet or in a baggie marked with the homeroom teacher's name.2) Scan your receipt in the Box Tops app within 14 days of purchase to earn digitally! In order to get class credit when using the app, make sure to do the following: After you take a picture of your receipt, you will see a star with the word "credit" at the bottom left of your screen. Press the star and type the last name of your child's homeroom teacher in the box that appears.
Are you between the grades of 4-8 and are interested in being in the High School's production of The Little Mermaid this spring? Well, you're in luck - they are looking to cast 5 guppies! Here is how you can begin to prepare.Little Mermaid Prep Dates12/17 - Dance Intensive12/18 - Audition Workshop1/3 - Dance IntensiveAbove are important prep dates for Little Mermaid auditions. On 12/17 and 1/3 you can learn the callback choreography for "Under the Sea" with Katie Gibson. Katie previously choreographed West Side Story and Phantom of the Opera with Hudson Drama. The choreography for our show will be fun and accessible but challenging ranging from calypso, soft shoe tap, ballroom to much more. Everyone who auditions and is invited to attend callbacks will need to do this choreography - so it would be to your advantage to start practicing it now.On 12/18 you can learn how to prepare for your audition. From slating, song selection, how to cut a song, acting/focus and more. We will not be going over indvidual songs with students - the purpose of this workshop is to give you the skills and the dos/do nots of auditioning so you're confident when you walk into the room to audition.All 3 prep dates will be from 3-5 in the High School theatre.Auditions for Little Mermaid will be on 1/6 and 1/8, additional details will be announced soon!