WELCOME BACK SOLONS!!!
I am excited to get started this year and can’t believe we are already in to week three of school. This website is a way for you to stay up on what Ms. Valley’s classes are up to this year. Whether you are in Choir, Musical Theatre or 7th grade Leadership I am trying to stay up on this website to keep you informed. So here we go….
I am excited to report that we have over 100 students in musical theatre this year! When we started this program 4 years ago I had no idea that we would still have this much interest in this class. In beginning musical theatre classes at this time of the year are really focusing on the basics. We will learn some basic dance steps as well as the basics of vocal technique. Advanced musical theatre is blazing through learning their choreography! I am so pleased with where they are and hope that the momentum continues!
This year we are thankful to have two choirs at CMS! Girl’s choir is made up of about 30 female singers who at this time are learning the basics of singing and reading music while also learning to sing in a group. Advanced choir or Mixed choir is made up of 42 singers with 15 boys! I will say that again… 15 boys!! Mixed choir is working on listening to each other within their sections as well as listening and meshing as an ensemble. Both groups are sounding great and I am excited to see where we can take it!
After a great 2 days at camp I was extremely anxious to get started with this leadership group. We are working on finding community service outreach programs as well as how we can make CMS a fun and safe place to learn! Students are learning about what makes a good leader and how they can be and become a better leader. From brightening someone’s day with a birthday card to planning the next dress up day these students are bursting with SOLON PRIDE!
A couple things you might want to know about!!
1. Friday September 4th – Disney dress up day
2. Honor choir audition material will be coming out within this month
3. ALL students should be practicing at home!!
4. Choir students need to be filling out a practice log which is due on FRIDAYS!! If you haven’t heard about it yet please ask your singer!