• Students will earn quarterly grades based on their playing ability:

    1. Playing tests (3-4 per quarter)

    • Content will be announced the week before the test.
      • Scales, method book excerpt, or concert material

    2. Public Performances

    • See attendance policy below

    3. Personal Preparation: 10 points per class day

    • Bringing your instrument and accessories (5)
    • Bringing your folder, music, and book (2)
    • Good citizenship and musical preparation (2)
    • Bringing a pencil (1)

     

    Performance Attendance Policy-

    Students are expected to perform with their band!

    • Remember, this is our final project and everyone is a valuable part of the team!
    • Maximum points are earned through punctuality, proper dress, and appropriate behavior.

    "Excused" absencesrequire written, advanced notice from a parent. 

    • Illness-related absences will be considered "excused" upon written parent contact.

    "Unexcused" absences cannot be made upsinceit is impossible to recreate the valuable experience of performing with a group.  

     

    Grade Weighting

    Tests and Performances   30%

    Quizzes                                 20%

    Projects                                30%

    Classwork                            10%

    Homework                           10%

     

    90 - 100% = A
    80 - 89% = B
    70 - 79% = C
    60 - 69% = D
    0 - 59% = F