Panther Choir Newsletter | 11.01.19

Fun Fact Friday: Jingle Bells was originally written to be sung during Thanksgiving. I start here to say that now that Halloween is over, it is officially the holiday season! We are all quickly and heavily preparing for all of the wonderful winter festivities and events that we will host and perform in these coming weeks, and we cannot wait to share all of these wonderful traditions and performances with you! Please take a moment to read through this week's newsletter and stay up to date on all of things CHHS Choir. Have a wonderful long weekend!

- Outstanding Students -

Jaden Watson Cece Case-Hernandez

Freshmen | Choraliers Sophomore | Concert Treble, Ovation Jazz

Jaden is a talented singer and musician Cece has been a fabulous and consistent

and we are so glad to have him in choir singer and positive model in her classes

this year! Congratulate him on being 5th all year. We are so thankful for her joy and

chair in the Region Honor Choir! kindness as a singer and choir member!

- Butterbraid Pickup -

Please mark your calendars for Butterbraid pickup on Thursday, November 7th beginning during 8th period. These items come to us frozen and need to remain that way until prepared for baking. We ask that you clear freezer space at home or make plans for immediate delivery. If not properly stored, the Butterbraid will expand and rise as it thaws and will ultimately burst through its package. Please help us by preparing for this day!

- Region & Honor Choir Clinic & Performance -

Saturday, November 8-9 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm | Grapevine UMC

This weekend, students named to the Region 31 Mixed Choir, Treble Choir, and Honor Choir will engage in a clinic and performance weekend with a wonderful conductor and other students from around our region. This will be a fabulous learning opportunity and wonderful performance opportunity for each of our singers. The performance will begin on Saturday evening at 4:00 pm, and it is free and open to all public. Please join us to congratulate and encourage these singers as they create a beautiful performance. Please see the document below for all necessary details and information regarding the coming weekend.

- Region Weekend Information -

- GCISD United in Song -

Tuesday, November 12 | 7:00 pm | White's Chapel UMC

On Tuesday, November 12 we will be performing our annual GCISD collaboration concert featuring CHHS Panther Chorale and GHS A Cappella choir, the GCISD middle school choirs as well as Bransford and O.C. Taylor Elementaries! It will be a wonderful evening full of collaborative and individual performances from each of these ensembles. We hope you will join us for this exciting evening!

Our jazz holiday singing cards are available now! Reserve for your holiday parties and events using the form below. With each $30 reservation, the preferred jazz ensemble will perform 15 minutes of fun and traditional holiday tunes and carols. We are excited to continue sharing in this tradition with you all!

- Holiday Singing Card Reservation Form -

- Solo Audition Sign-Up -

- Bella Notte Dinner & Silent Auction -

Prior to our Winter Concert, we host a wonderful italian dinner and silent auction. We rely on our students and parents to support us through gathering donations for this auction, whether personal or solicited through businesses. If you are willing and able to help us by gathering a donation for this auction, please see the letter below to help provide information about our event and the fundraiser. We are also in immediate need of volunteers to help organize the silent auction. Please consider volunteering and reach out to our Booster president, Alisa Hancock at for information or willingness to participate. Thank you for helping us make our program as successful as it can be.

- Silent Auction Donation Request -

- Panther Choir Booster Club -

We are in need of volunteers throughout the year, and we rely on our parent support to provide wonderful experiences and opportunities for our students. If you would please take a moment to read through the following events at the link below and consider participating as a volunteer it would be of wonderful help to our choir leadership and students. Thank you!

- Upcoming Events -

November 4 | Student Holiday

November 5 | Chamber Choir Rehearsal

*4:15 - 5:30

November 5 | Pei Wei Fundraiser Night

November 6 | Pre-Area Sectional

November 7 | Butterbraid Pick-Up

November 8 | Region Mixed Choir Sectional Rehearsal

November 9 | Region & Honor Choir Clinic and Concert

November 12 | GCISD United in Song

November 19 | Pre-Area Audition

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