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Notations – September 23, 2019

All Chorus Forms & Fees – DUE IMMEDIATELY

FORMS: Sadly, only 55 (or 34 %) out of 160 students have turned in all required forms ON TIME.

  • Camerata: 10 (29%)
  • Chorale: 13 (33%)
  • Bella Voce: 7 (33%)
  • Select Treble: 11 (34%)
  • Chamber Singers 14 (44%)

If you have not turned in your forms, please do so ASAP.

Required for ALL STUDENTS:

  1. FCPS Emergency Care Form
  2. FCPS Parental Authorization for Field Trip
  3. Syllabus Acknowledgement PDF OR Syllabus Acknowledgement ONLINE (Student and parent should review the 2019-20 Chorus Syllabus together)

IF you will be driving/carpooling ANY students for a chorus activity, you must complete the following form(s):

Parent/Chaperone Drivers: FCPS Parent-Chaperone Driver’s License & Auto Insurance Info

All Student Drivers:

  1. FCPS Student Driver’s License & Auto Insurance Info
  2. FCPS Student Driver Certification Form

NOTE: We do have hard copies of these forms if you need them.

FEES: If you have not done so yet, please pay these fees through MySchoolBucks ASAP:

  • South Lakes HS Chorus Course Materials Fee: $160 for All students
  • Choir Gown Fee: One-Time Payment of $75 for All New Students and those Returning Students who need a replacement

Important Information about Fees:

The county will waive and pay for the uniform fees for any student who

  1. receives free/reduced lunch AND
  2. has done the consent to share form: Consent-to-Share-Info

If you are not receiving Free/Reduced lunch but would like to budget your Course Fee payment or Gown payment, please complete SLHS Chorus Financial Aid or Payment Plan Form and submit it to our Choral Director, Mrs. Gigliotti.

For concerns and/or questions about these fees, please contact Mrs. Gigliotti at ragigliotti@fcps.edu.

Broadway Night 2020 Auditions: 9/24, 25, 26

Audition Tracks and Sign-up for audition slot are available on Broadway Night 2020 Audition Update Page

2019 Winter Chorus Trip to Disney – Wed, 12/ 4 – Sat, 12/7, 2019

Payment #2 ($230) is due 9/30/19Www.myschoolbucks.com

The last day to use Scrip rebates for this trip is 10/11/2019.  The trip coordinator will contact you if you can use Scrip rebate money towards a trip payment.

Rehearsals

We are adding a Disney Performing Arts Workshop where all students on the trip will participate and learn from Disney performers.

If you have any questions, please contact trips@southlakeschorus.org

Support South Lakes Chorus through Amazon Smile!

Parents for the Choral Arts (PCA) is now a registered non-profit with Amazon Smile. Therefore, you can support the South Lakes Chorus with your everyday Amazon Purchases!

Click on https://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3487105 to select PCA as your charity for Amazon Smile.

And don’t forget to visit amazon smile for all your purchases to keep donating to South Lakes Chorus!

Gown Alterations

Students may pick up their gowns, starting this Wednesday, 9/25.  If you have not paid your Gown Fee yet, please do so ASAP through MySchoolBucks.

Alterations: Students must arrange/pay for alterations themselves. 

A list of approved Alterations Services & Specific Instructions will be provided with the gowns.  The cost of alterations is around $25 -$50.

Please contact Mitsuyo Sprague at mosprague@fcps.edu if you have any questions.

A Cappella Announcement

View the constitution so students can understand what the groups require for attendance and participation: SLHS A Cappella Groups Constitution

Enrichment Opportunities

Robert E. Simon Music Scholarships

The Reston Chorale is continuing to offer Robert E Simon Music Scholarships to high school and college students.

Choral Arts Society of Washington Youth Choir

The ensemble is comprised of 9th grade 12th grade “all-star” singers from area high schools.  Now, it is looking to expand the scope of the group and extending an invitation to our Chorus students.  

Visit  Choral Arts Youth Choir  for more information, including audition details.

ACDA 2020 Southern Region Honor Choir

ACDA Regional Honors Choir Audition Info

The gospel choir at United Christian Parish of Reston 

Their information can be found here.