Daily Bulletin

PVPA Charter Public School Bulletin for Monday, March 27, 2017

JV Frisbee
JV will be having their first meeting/practice this Wednesday from 4:30 until 5:30. The next practice will be Tuesday 3/28 4:15-5:45p and will continue on Wed and Thurs same time. Normal schedule (at first) is T, W, Th. More details to come!

Music Ensemble Auditions

March 27, 28, 29, 2:45pm - 7pm

WHO Spectrum A Cappella, Pop/R&B, Rock Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble (all upcoming 9th-12th grade students). Rock and Soul Review (all upcoming 7th and 8th grade students).

WHEN Monday March 27th 2:40pm-6:30pm (guitar, bass, drum set, piano/keyboards). Tuesday March 28th 2:40pm-6:30pm (woodwinds, brasswinds, strings, auxiliary percussion, mallet percussion). Wednesday March 29th 2:40pm-6:30pm (vocalists).

WHERE PVPA rm. 201 PREP. Students hoping to audition for Spectrum, will have 2 lunchtime prep session (TBD) leading up to the audition. All audition expectations can be found on the Music Department Audition Policy and Information Form located on the PVPA website.

FORMAT Students sign up for an audition time. Auditions take place in front of the entire Music Department Faculty. Students should be prepared to demonstrate their total musicianship in the audition format described on the Music Department Policy and Information Form.

QUESTIONS? Contact Frank Newton (fnewton@pvpa.org)

11th Graders
All 11th Graders are encouraged to attend the NACAC National College Fair field trip on April 3. Students planning to attend must have their participation confirmed by a parent/guardian email to Kate or by turning a signed Field Trip Permission form in to Kate's mailbox in the Main Office by noon on March 27, 2017. This deadline is firm. Please check your email for more details, and please contact Kate or Andrew with questions.

Attention upcoming 9-12 students auditioning for Spectrum A Cappella
Prep sessions for the March 29th audition will happen on Monday, March 27th and Wednesday, March 29th from 12:40-1:15. All students auditioning for this ensemble should plan on being at one of these prep sessions. It is a great opportunity for you to get practice on the prepared selection "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and hear the director's expectations for your auditions. If you have question, please email Frank at fnewton@pvpa.org or visit him in the music department office. We hope to see you there.

All Students
All 7th grade students will be taking the ELA MCAS on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, the 28th and 29th. Testing will be happening in the East Annex and a few classes will be relocated throughout those days. 8th grade ELA MCAS exams will happen in mid-April. Stay tuned for information about them. For any MCAS exam, please be respectful to everyone by maintaining quiet in the halls wherever MCAS signs are posted. 7th graders: rest well and be kind to yourselves!

7/8 Announcement:
7/8 Dance Committee Meeting Wednesday March 29, 2017 at Lunch Room 232

Students in Grades 9-11
We are looking for students who are interested in being shadow guides. Many students on the waiting list in these grades have requested shadow days. Please see or email Amanda if you are interested. Thank you!!!!!

Friday Activities for Friday, March 31st

12:50pm 7th-11th Open Mic (optional)

1:00pm 12th Grade Meeting led by School Counselors

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