Kreinhop Troubadour CHOIR Contract by wit47392


									                 Bronco Chorale Contract (2009-2010)
        We are extremely excited that your child has expressed interest in being a member of our
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4 & 5 grade Bronco Chorale. This is an extra-curricular activity that will be directed by Ms.
Lara and Mrs. Vilcins that will offer various performance opportunities for your child both
school as well as around our community.
**This year, we will be having choir rehearsal EVERY OTHER MONDAY AFTERNOON
(beginning February 1, 2010) from 3:30- 4:30 p.m. in Mrs. Vilcin’s room. All students will
report to Mrs. Vilcins in the undercover by the fourth grade mod after dismissal.
        In order for our choir to be successful, members must attend rehearsals. Words cannot
express how thankful we are of our amazing parents who help motivate and encourage their
child’s education in all areas of study, including music and their willingness to make sure their
children are at rehearsals and performances. Rehearsals will begin promptly at 3:30 p.m. in Mrs.
Vilcin’s room she will take attendance. Since the school bell rings at 3:15 p.m. students should
have enough time to use the bathroom, get some water, and maybe eat a quick snack before choir
rehearsal begins. We are strongly encouraging any choir parent who is able to carpool or
offer a ride home to another choir student (with permission of their guardian) to make note
of it on the second page of this contract.

To continue participation in the choir, a member must follow these guidelines:
       I.     Report Cards/Progress Reports & Participation
              a. We will be checking each choir students Report Cards and Progress Reports
                   every 9 weeks. If a student has a grade below 70 or an N in General Conduct
                   prior to a performance then they will not be allowed to perform in any event
                   outside of the regular school day.

       II.    Choir Rehearsal & Performance Attendance
              a. No more than 3 UNEXCUSED ABSENCES in one 9 week’s period.
                  The 4th unexcused absence may result in dismissal from the choir for the
                  remainder of that semester.
              b. Absences will be excused for ILLNESS, EMERGENCIES (FAMILY OR
                  ** All other absences are UNEXCUSED:
                          A signed note MUST be submitted stating the reason for the
                             absence within 1 week to be counted as excused.

       III.     Choir Conduct
                a. 3 CHOIR CONDUCT MARKS in one semester will result in dismissal from
                   the choir for the remainder of that semester.
                            Conduct Marks can be given at the discretion of the music teacher.
                            Reasons for a conduct mark MAY include:
                               1. Not adhering to school or choir policy
                               2. Behavior that detracts from the learning environment of the
                               3. Failure to be on time or prepared to work
After you have read and understood the above requirements, please sign the attached form and
return it to Ms. Lara. If you ever have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (832)
484-6137 or via e-mail at

General Information:

Student Name: ______________________________

Grade Level: __________

Homeroom Teacher: ________________________

Parent/s Name(s): ______________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________

Parent E-mail: ____________________________________

Home Phone: ________________________ Cell Phone: ____________________________

I am a parent who is allowing my child to carpool: ___yes ___no
        If yes, please list the names of the following parents who have permission to bring my
child home from choir rehearsals on Mondays at 5:00 p.m.

** (Please note: We will be contacting the parents/guardians of all students listed in order to
verify pick-up).

By signing this contract, both parent and student understand and agree to the
requirements for participation in our 4th and 5th grade Bronco Chorale.

_____________________ ________                               ______________________________
Student Signature        date                                Parent Signature          date

     ***Please return ONLY THIS PAGE to Ms. Lara by 09/17/2009.

                    (FALL 2009)

               September: *14, 21, 28 (*first choir rehearsal of the year).

     October: 5, 19, 26 (No rehearsal on the 12th due to parent/teacher conferences).

      November: 2, 9, 16, 30 (No rehearsal on the 23rd due to Thanksgiving Break).

     December: 7, 14 (This will be our last rehearsal before the Holiday Break).

                    (FALL 2009)

                            Veterans Day Ceremony:
                November 6, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the Brill Gymnasium

                 Brill Elementary night with the AEROS:
             November 7, 2009 at the Houston Toyota Center at 7:30 p.m.

                            Chick-fil-A Spirit Night:
December 3, 2009: The particular restaurant we will be singing at is located on
FM 1960 West and Cutten (Champions FSU, 7007 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77069).

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