Panther Choir Newsletter | 10.04.19

Happy homecoming!! We hope you've had a wonderful week enjoying all of the school festivities and that you have a great time with all that is still to come! Please take a moment this weekend to look through all of the upcoming events and information that are listed for you. There are several important and time-sensitive items coming soon. Have an excellent weekend!

- Butterbraid Fundraiser -

Happening now and delivered just in time for Thanksgiving! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and these pastries practically sell themselves. Share with your friends, neighbors, teachers, and family. They are also great holiday gifts! Please support the choir program so we can support you! Check out the prizes below!

Top Seller | $50 for Dinner/Movie

Top Selling Class | Class Party

Students who sell $15 | Homemade Pizza Roll Lunch Party

- Region 31 Honor Choir Audition -

Saturday, October 26 | 7:30 am - 12:00 pm | L.D. Bell High School

Registration is due Today Friday, October 4th. Much like the TMEA All-State process, the Honor Choir auditions stretch students in their music making and encourage strength in the individual performance process. This audition is specifically designed to be the first step for students interested in the TMEA process in the future, and it creates a wonderful experience that culminates in a performance alongside the Region 31 Choir of students auditioning in the TMEA process. Get started on your rehearsing and preparation today by joining the Google Classroom with the code below

- Google Classroom: 5ua6ap4 -

- Fall Concert -

Monday, October 21 | 7:30 pm | CHHS Auditorium

Our Fall concert is just two weeks away! We hope all parents, family, and friends will join us for a wonderful first showcase of the fabulous work that our choirs and all of our students have been doing so far this year. The concert schedule for our choirs will be in the newsletter in coming weeks to help you prepare, but for now, please be certain that you have planned accordingly for all uniform needs. Please take a moment to read through all of the required uniform pieces and hair, makeup, and jewelry requirements. Please ensure that all singers have black dress shoes. With Dresses: closed toe flats or low heels. With Tuxedos: black dress shoe and black socks. If you are waiting for a uniform from alterations or orders, these will be available for pick-up on September 17th after school. Uniforms may only be checked out once your $55 choir fee has been paid.

- Concert Uniform Information -

- Chorale UNT Invitational -

Tuesday, October 22 | 1:30 - 9:00 pm | CHHS Auditorium

Chorale will be performing as a part of the UNT invitational on Tuesday, October 22. Please continue reading for the necessary details to help be prepared for that day. This is a B day, so all students will need to take A lunch and then report to the choir room by 12:57 . Please wear performance appropriate jeans and your black choir shirt, and have your uniform packed in a garment bag. Please double check that you have included all items in your garment bag. Students will be excused for the remainder of the day. We will depart for UNT at 1:05. During our time at UNT, we will attend a vocal recital, have a clinic with Dr. Macmullen, and perform in a concert with the A Cappella choir as well as two other area high schools. Pizza will be provided for dinner, please plan to bring something if you have any dietary restrictions. The performance will be at 7:30 pm. All parents and family are welcome welcome at the Murchison Performing Arts Center at UNT (free admission) . We will be returning to the school by 9:30 pm. If you plan to have alternate transportation from UNT back to CHHS, you will need to fill out the Alternative Transportation Form. If you are returning with a non-family member, you will need to also print and return the District Transportation Form to the choir office by Friday, October 18th.

- Alternative Transportation Form -

- District Transportation Form -

- Future Panther Night -

Friday, October 18 | 6:30 pm | Mustang-Panther Stadium

On Friday, October 18th, our Choraliers singers will have an opportunity to perform the national anthem at the Colleyville vs. RL Turner Football Game. As a part of this performance, we invite all of our middle school choir programs to join us in the fun! Mark your calendars for this evening, more information is forthcoming.

- CHHS Choir Forms -

If you have not returned forms and fees or been fitted for a uniform, please understand that each of these components is necessary and required in order to participate in our choral program throughout the year and can negatively influence a student's grade when unable to fully participate. We are excited to have you/your student in our program, and we look forward to getting these items taken care of so that they may fully participate in the Panther Choir. Please let us know if there is anything we can assist you with.

- New Parent/Student Information -

- Handbook Contract -

- Field Trip Permission Form -

- Field Trip Emergency Form -

- GCISD Extra-curricular Pledge -

- Upcoming Events -

October 7 | Honor Choir Sectional

October 7 | Chamber Choir Rehearsal

October 8 | Spirit Night @ Lazy Dog

October 8 | Region Sectional

October 8 | Booster Meeting

October 9 | Region Lessons with Rinn

October 10 | Region & Honor Choir Sectionals

October 14 | School Holiday

October 18 | Future Panther Night

*Choraliers will sing the national anthem at the football game

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