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Music Program

Music Classes

First through fifth grade student meet with Miss Smith twice a week for 30 minutes.  Miss Smith uses the Orff approach to teaching music.  Students learn to actively make music through the use of speaking, singing, moving, and playing instruments.  For more information about the Orff approach to teaching music please visit the American Orff-Schulwerk Association website here.



Exciting things happening during the 2016-2017 School Year!

           Students at Algonkian have several opportunities to perform throughout the year:

 Kindergarten- Showcased in the Veterans Day Assembly on November 11, 2016 at 9:00am*
1st grade- "The First Thanksgiving" on November 17, 2016 at 9:00 am
2nd grade- Showcased in the Veterans Day Assembly on November 11, 2016 at 9:00am*
3rd grade- Musical on April 6, 2017 at 1:30pm & 6:30pm
4th grade- Showcased in the Veterans Day Assembly on November 11, 2016 at 9:00am*
5th grade- Musical on December 15, 2016 at 1:30pm and 6:30pm 
5th grade- Musical selections performed at D.A.R.E. Graduation and Promotion ceremonies

** A breakfast will be held on November 11, 2016 at 8:15am for the Veterans attending the assembly 

5th Graders who have a particular interest in singing may audition for All-County Chorus. Selected students rehearse with Miss Smith for two months, then participate in an exciting two-day chorus event in the spring with the top singers from every elementary school in the county. Audition information will go home in November.
Music Room Needs
The music room can always use donations blank CD's, tissues, paper towels, and iTunes gift cards.  Any donations are very much appreciated!!