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Elementary Morning Music Program kicks off on October 6

important information for parents and guardians

September 29, 2014

The Elementary Morning Music Program begins on Monday, Oct. 6 at 7:05 a.m. Students will participate on one morning during the school week in Room 14 at the RJK MIddle School.

· Students taking the bus will ride the middle school buses on the day of their participation. Parents and guardians have been sent this information in a letter.

· Students being dropped off or walking with an older student should come to the front of the high school where the buses arrive or to the back door of the Middle School near the cafeteria.

· Staff members will meet and monitor the students when they arrive, during instruction, and while going to the buses.

· Students will have breakfast (if desired), participate in music rehearsals and theory classes, and then are bused to their respective schools.

· Elementary Morning Music will NOT take place if:

    o     There is a 2- or 3-hour delay

    o     School is closed for a holiday, weather-related reasons or a Superintendent Conference Day

4th grade chorus is on Mondays and Fridays:

· Students are assigned to one or the other on these days.

5th grade chorus is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays:

· Students in both chorus and instrument lessons attend both of these on the same day.

· Students are assigned to only one of these days, whether they are participating in only chorus, only instrument lessons, or both

· If parents have paid for instrument rental, the instruments will be waiting at the school for the students.

Questions can be addressed to Miss Wells, program coordinator, at the Rutherford School, 794-4240, extension 30308, or email