Student Information Form 2017

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Osbourn Park High School

Orchestra

2018-2019

 

The following is important information you should “take to heart”

In this class!

 

Code of Behavior (Online)

 

Always be prepared for class (instrument, music, and a pencil)

 

Nothing less than your best effort!!!!!

 

Yes, Concert Attendance is required!!!!!

 

Appropriate comments and appropriate times please

 

Positive attitudes are a must!

Disrespect of any kind is not accepted!

 

Follow directions the first time they are given!

 

BYODevices!        How can I be successful in orchestra class?

 

Tardy Policy

you are tardy when - you enter my classroom after the tardy bell rings. (Period 1) You may also be considered as tardy if you are not in your seat ready to get started after the morning announcements have concluded.

1st offense - warning (Per Class)

2nd offense - warning plus parent notification

3rd offense - office notification (detention)

All tardies are tallied by the attendance computer system (SMS)

 

Using the Restroom

before you enter the room

at the beginning of class

at the end of class

Concert Dress

String orchestra

 

Ladies – white shirt (with a collar), long black skirt, black shoes and a black bow tie.

 

Gents- white shirt, black dress pants and shoes, black socks and a black bow tie.

 

Advanced and Chamber Ensemble

Ladies – Long Black Dress (Can be purchased through OP Southeastern Apparel)  $65

Gentlemen – Tuxedo or Black Jacket, and bow tie, black pants

 

I will provide order information on this (Southeastern Apparel)

 

School Instrument Rental

 

If you are planning to use a stringed instrument from OPHS

You will need to complete a rental form. The cost is $60.  Instruments that are shared, the cost is $30

 

If you are using a school instrument, you will need to have a rental contract signed and returned.

(Those using your own instrument do not need a rental form)

 

 

OP Orchestra Grading System 2018-2019 SY

(Point System)

Daily Grades                                                                                   100 pts

Written/Playing Quizzes                                                            200 pts

School Concerts/Major Playing Written Test                        300 pts

Project Grades                                                                               400 pts

 

Other Grading Information

The following are possible deductions from daily grades:

unexcused or tardy to class                                                      - 25 pts

disruption or being sent out of the room or to office      - 50 pts

notbeing prepared for class (no instrument)

                                    -50 pts if student take class notes and turns them in at the                                         end of class

                                    -100 points if student has no instrument and does not take                                        class notes

 

If you have a legitimate reason for not having your instrument on a given day, then please have your parents write a note of explanation and I will not penalize your grade.

If you are consistently not prepared for class, I reserve the right to change my grading procedure for you.  (an automatic minus 100)

Intermediate Orchestra Students - NEVER TAKE THE BLACK FOLDERS WE USE IN CLASS HOME WITH YOU!  I WILL GIVE YOU COPIES OF THE MUSIC WE WILL WORK ON IN CLASS.