Finals Week: This week is finals week for the fall semester- for our final, we are having all of our students checking off proficiencies from the warm-up packet- available on https://cajonhsmusic.org/music-downloads/. Because we are piloting this program, this is introductory to set a baseline (the expectation is that ALL students check off 10); however, seating at the beginning of next semester will be determined by amount of proficiencies checked off (ties will be broken by musicianship scores). Students will have until Thursday to check off proficiencies.
Students have the option to perform their proficiencies live for a grade or to videorecord all of their proficiency tests in one take. Videos should be uploaded to YouTube as unlisted (only those with link can view) and link should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Festival of Lights: This Thursday evening, the wind ensemble and chamber orchestra will be performing at the Downtown Riverside Festival of Lights. We will be performing on the University Stage, at the corner of Main and University. We will need loading and carpool support; call time is 3pm at Cajon. We will need to load bigger instruments, music stands, and chairs. Chamber Orchestra performs at 5pm-5:30pm and Wind Ensemble performs at 6:30pm-7:00pm. Students will need to be ready to go half an hour before their set time.
CIF State Football Game: The marching band will tentatively be traveling with the football team to their state championship game in Sacramento. More details will come, but we will tentatively be leaving Thursday night at 10pm on an overnight bus ride. This is a once-in-a-lifetime high school experience! The football game will be at 4pm on Friday afternoon, and we anticipate arriving back at Cajon at 4am early Saturday morning. Students should be prepared with a change of clothes, marching band uniform supplies, instrument accessories and instruments, and toiletries. Students with electronic communication devices should bring chargers for those devices.
We will also need a new permission slip, available here: CIF Field Trip Slip
Schedule, Week of 12/11/2017
7th Period Final (regular school hours)
6th and 5th Period Final (minimum day)
4th and 3rd Period Final (minimum day)
2nd and 1st Period Final (minimum day)
3pm Festival of Lights Call Time at Cajon
5pm Chamber Orchestra Performance
6:30pm Wind Ensemble Performance
9:30pm Marching Band Call Time for CIF State Championships, bus leaves at 10pm
7am Arrive in Sacramento
4pm CIF State Championships vs. Junipero Serra (San Mateo)
7pm Anticipated start back time
4am Anticipated arrival time at Cajon