Prairie View Choir
(Choir is available for 4th & 5th grade students from Sept.-Dec.)
SIGN UP NOW! DEADLINE IS SEPT. 2ND!
HOLIDAY MUSICAL-TUESDAY, DEC. 13TH AT 6 P.M.
Email and Text messages via Remind will be used to communicate important Choir information. Parents will need to sign up for both to ensure that they are up to date on all choir information. Standard text messaging fees will apply as determined by your cell phone company.
To sign up for email messages: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (you can leave the subject blank)
To sign up for text messages: Text @pvec to (646) 679-2411
For more detailed information and instructions about remind please click on the link below.
Please check your email on a regular basis. If your email address changes, be sure to send Mrs. Nassiff your new information. If you are not receiving emails or text messages about choir information after choir registration is complete and rehearsals have begun, please contact Mrs. Nassiff.
Choir Procedures and Requirements
Each grade will rehearse a minimum of 30 minutes a week. Students are required to attend ALL rehearsals.
4th Grade Choir: Tuesday mornings from 7:10-7:40 a.m. and Mondays or Fridays from 8:55-9:25 a.m. during specials time as needed.
5th Grade Choir: Thursday mornings from 7:10-7:40 a.m. and Mondays or Fridays from 8:00-8:30 during specials time as needed.
After school rehearsals will be held for special parts in the holiday musical (acting, speaking, dancing, etc.). Students interested in special parts will audition and must be available for after school rehearsals.
Parents will be notified in advance of extra morning and after school rehearsals.
Students will only be allowed 2 unexcused absences from choir. More than two unexcused absences or excessive absences of any type that would keep students from learning their music and being prepared for performances will result in the child being removed from choir.
Illness and family emergencies will be considered excused absences. Please send an email/note with the reason for your child's absence within 24 hours. Absences without a note will not be excused.
Other absences may be submitted for approval as excused by sending Mrs. Nassiff a note/email stating the reason for the absence. She will let you know if the absence is excused.
Choir students must have good citizenship in all classrooms, as well as all choir rehearsals and activities. Student's who have received two notes/emails about inappropriate behavior during choir rehearsals and activities may be asked to no longer participate in choir when a 3rd note/email is sent to parents.
Choir students must maintain passing grades of 70+ in all classes and complete and turn in all class work to participate in choir.
Please check the Choir Website, your e-mail and text messages on a regular basis for updated performance dates, times and other information.
Choir Performance Dates:
Winter Concert--Tues., Dec. 13, 2016 @ 6:00 p.m. in the PVE Cafeteria
All Choir students are required to attend this performance and need to be in the Prairie View Gym no later than 5:30 p.m. dressed in the appropriate clothing.
All cast members need to be at school no later than 5 p.m.
Other optional performance opportunities may arise during the semester. You will be notified of dates, times and information as soon as it is available. There may be a cost to participate in some optional performances.
Choir t-shirts, jeans and tennis shoes are the attire for most concerts.
Choir t-shirts are available for $10. Please send $10 CASH by September 9th for your child's t-shirt. If your child was in choir last year they do not need to purchase another shirt unless they need a different size or their shirt is not in good condition. Please contact Mrs. Nassiff if financial assistance for shirt is needed.