time to celebrate!!

GARRETT BAND SPRING CELEBRATION – Monday, May 7, 7-8PM

THIS WEEK – MAY 7-11

6th Grade Band:  Concert performance on Monday! No band on Tuesday due to 7th Grade field day.  New music and band book exercises Wed-Fri. Please make sure you are seeing your student practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

7th Grade Band:   Concert performance on Monday! No band on Tuesday due to 7th Grade field day.  New music and band book exercises Wed-Fri. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

8th Grade Band:  Concert performance on Monday! New music and technique exercises Wed-Fri. Please make sure you are seeing and hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

this week in band

GARRETT BAND SPRING CELEBRATION – Monday, May 7, 7-8PM

THIS WEEK – APRIL 30 – MAY 4

6th Grade Band:  Students will be working on music for their upcoming concert. Please make sure you are seeing your student practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

7th Grade Band:   Students will work on band book exercises and concert music for their upcoming concert. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

8th Grade Band:  Students will work on music for their upcoming concert. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

this week in band

APRIL POTLUCK SUPPER — Cancelled due to another school event

GARRETT BAND SPRING CELEBRATION – Monday, May 7, 7PM

THIS WEEK – APRIL 23-27

6th Grade Band:  Students will be working on music for their upcoming concert. Please make sure you are seeing your student practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

7th Grade Band:   Students will work on band book exercises and concert music for their upcoming concert. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

8th Grade Band:  Students will work on music for their upcomingf concert. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

this week in band

APRIL POTLUCK SUPPER — Thursday, April 26, 6:30 PM

GARRETT BANDS SPRING CONCERT – Monday, May 9, 7:00 PM

THIS WEEK – APRIL 16-20

6th Grade Band:  Students will continue with band book lines 78-79-80-81-82-83 and several new concert pieces. Please make sure you are seeing your student practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

7th Grade Band:   Students will work on band book exercises 97-98-99-100-101, review several warm ups, and practice composition skills along with several new concert pieces. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

8th Grade Band:  Students will work on band book exercises 34-39, practice conducting skills and concert band music. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

this week in band

APRIL POTLUCK SUPPER — Thursday, April 26, 6:30 PM

GARRETT BANDS SPRING CONCERT – Monday, May 9, 7:00 PM

THIS WEEK – APRIL 9-13

6th Grade Band:  Students will continue with band book lines 73-74-75-77-78-79 and several new concert pieces. Please make sure you are seeing your student practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

7th Grade Band:   Students will work on band book exercises 92-93-94-85-96, review several warm ups, and practice composition skills along with several new concert pieces. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

8th Grade Band:  Students will work on band book exercises 23-29, practice conducting skills and concert band music. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

School-Wide Milestone Testing Information

Garrett Middle School will be testing 7th Grade students online during our upcoming Spring administration of the Georgia Milestones assessment.  6th and 8th Grades will test in paper and pencil format.  The information below is provided to assist you and your student in becoming familiar with the features of online and standard testing.

  • Experience Online Testing Georgia is a digital resource created to provide an opportunity for students to become familiar with the online testing platform.  The website can be accessed through the following link:  http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/. This practice site does not require a log-in and is available 7 days a week.  Importantly, this practice site is not designed as a “practice test” to measure a student’s knowledge of course content and scores will not be generated.  It is intended to allow students to familiarize themselves with the online platform prior to testing.
  • Practice sessions will also be set up during the school day to provide students a similar opportunity to acquaint themselves with the online testing system.
  • Each grade level has a study guide that has been released by the DOE.  Please be sure to look at these documents.
    • 6th Grade Study DOE Guide
    • 7th Grade Study DOE Guide
    • 8th Grade Study DOE Guide
  • Garrett teachers have prepared readiness packets for each student as Spring Break Assignments.  These will be distributed before Friday of this week.

If you have questions about our upcoming spring test administrations for Georgia Milestones, please contact Mr. John Chandler at 770-819-2466 x 058 or via email at [email protected].

this week in band

MARCH 26 – MARCH 30

~~ No After School Practices This Week ~~  

6th Grade Band:  Students will continue with band book lines 65-66-67-68-69-70 and several new concert pieces. Please make sure you are seeing your student practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

7th Grade Band:   Students will work on band book exercises 81-82-83-84-85-86, add new warm up chorales, and begin new concert band music. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

8th Grade Band:  Students will work on band book exercises 1-16, warm up chorales, and new concert band music. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

this week in band

MARCH 19 – MARCH 23

This week:                                                                                                                   ~~~~~~~~~  GARRETT BAND LGPE PERFORMANCE!! ~~~~~~~~~    MON 3/19 at 4:40pm at McEachern HS Performing Arts Center    TUE 3/20 – No flute choir                                                                                    THU 3/22 – No drum practice    

6th Grade Band:  Students will be reviewing band book lines 60-61-62-63-64 and several new concert pieces. Please make sure you are seeing your student practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

7th Grade Band:   Following Monday’s LGPE performance, students will be getting back to work in their band books, adding new warm up chorales, and sightreading new concert band music. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

8th Grade Band:  Following Monday’s LGPE performance, students will be getting back to work in their band books, adding new warm up chorales, and sightreading new concert band music. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

this week in band

 

MARCH 12 – MARCH 16

Events this week:                                                                                                                   Monday 3/12 — Last LGPE Monday Practice 4:30-5:45 pm                    Tuesday 3/13 — Flute Duet 8-8:40 am                                                          Thursday 3/14 — Drum Practice 4:30-5:45                                                        Friday 3/16 — Lassiter LGPE Field Trip 9:30-1:30 pm                                  

 ~~~~~  GARRETT BAND LGPE PERFORMANCE!! ~~~~~                               MON 3/19 at 4:40pm at McEachern HS Performing Arts Center     A detailed agenda will be sent home with LGPE students before this event. 

Events next week:                                                                                                                   Monday 3/19 — LGPE Band Performance at McEachern HS                  Tuesday 3/21 — No Flute Choir this week                                                      Thursday 3/22 — No Drum Practice this week     

6th Grade Band:  Students will be reviewing band book lines 58-59-60-61 and several new concert pieces. Please make sure you are seeing your student practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

7th Grade Band:   Students will be working on new warm up chorales and refining all concert band pieces. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

8th Grade Band:  Students will putting the finishing touches on all current concert band pieces — Huron Bay March, Dorian Dreamscape, and Flight of the Thunderbirds.  Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

this week in band

MARCH 5 – MARCH 9

Events this week:                                                                                                                    Monday 3/05 — LGPE Band 4:30-5:45 pm                                                          Tuesday 3/06 — No Flute Choir                                                              Thursday 3/08 —  Drum Practice 4:30-5:45                                                        Friday 3/09 — LGPE Band Guest Conductor Clinic II! 4:30-7:00

Events for next week:                                                                                                           Monday 3/12 — Last LGPE Monday Practice 4:30-5:45 pm                    Tuesday 3/13 — Flute Duet 8-8:40 am                                                          Thursday 3/14 — Drum Practice 4:30-5:45                                                        Friday 3/16 — Lassiter LGPE Field Trip 9:30-1:30 pm

 ~~~~~  GARRETT BAND LGPE PERFORMANCE!! ~~~~~                               MON 3/19 at 4:40pm at McEachern HS Performing Arts Center  

6th Grade Band:  Students will be reviewing band book lines 52-54 and several new concert pieces. Please make sure you are seeing your student practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

7th Grade Band:   Students will be working on new warm up chorales and refining all concert band pieces. Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

8th Grade Band:  Students will putting the finishing touches on all current concert band pieces — Huron Bay March, Dorian Dreamscape, and Flight of the Thunderbirds.  Please make sure you are seeing/hearing your child practice 20-30 minutes most nights of the week and weekend to support their progress.

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