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Our spring concert will be on Wednesday, May 18th at 6:30 PM in the Southeast High School Auditorium. The concert is free to the public and will feature the "Generations" Show Choir Camp, the SSHS Treble Chorus, and the Sensations Show Choir. We will also present awards and recognize our seniors.

Waterside Stage at Disney Springs

Performing LIVE at Disney World in Orlando, Florida is an experience we will never forget! We would like to show our appreciation to those who sponsored our students and contributed to our fundraisers throughout the school year. On Sunday, May 1st, we will show our performance and share stories at Dublin Pub on Wabash Avenue from 5-7 PM. Simply stop by for a brief time or stay and relax to hear and see all the amazing aspects of this once-in-a-lifetime experience as told by our students and through pictures.

Thank you for your support!


IMEA audition information is available under 'RESOURCES'

Reading Resources for our Musicians

Student donations are due for our classroom subscription of In Tune Monthly. We are excited to incorporate this resource in our piano, band, and choir classes.

download Enjoy the City Fundraiser!

Support the choir and show choir by purchasing an Enjoy the City! Coupon Book. Click here to view a digital version.

Illinois Learning Standards - Music

Goal 25: Know the language of the arts
Demonstrate an understanding of the sensory elements, organizational principles and expressive qualities in choir.

Goal 26: Through creating and performing, understand how works of art are produced.
A: Demonstrate and/or describe how choir/show choir and musical performances are prepared

B: Create and/or perform in one or more of the arts.

Goal 27: Understand the role of the arts in civilizations, past and present
Describe the role of the arts in civilizations, past and present

2015-2016 Classroom Management Plan

Concert Choir/Show Choir/Piano

Classroom Expectations:
1. Be respectful of yourself, others, and property.
2. No hall passes will be given within the first or last ten minutes of class.
3. All school rules must be followed at all times. Remember, this includes dress code, no large purses, no backpacks, no food or drink allowed in classrooms.
4. Come to class prepared (have all required materials: agenda, pencil, notebook, binder, book, homework, etc) and be on time.
5. No electronic devices may be used unless it is teacher approved for educational purposes.
6. Additional expectations may be added by the individual classroom teacher.

Consequences for 1-3:
1. Students will receive a verbal warning.
2. Student will receive a 15-minute detention and phone call home**.
3. Student will receive a discipline referral and student will be sent to the Student Office. All referrals are accompanied by a phone call home.

Consequences for 4:
1. Warning
2. Warning and phone call home
3. Teacher assigned detention and phone call home
4. Student will remain in class. A referral is written and the student will receive a 30-minute office detention. Phone call home will be made.
5. Each offense that occurs from here on out will allow the student to remain in class and a referral will be written. Students will receive a Tuesday/Thursday detention. Phone call home will be made with each offense.

Consequences for 5:
1. Teacher will take the phone and turn it into the office. The student will meet with their administrator, a warning will be given, and the device will be given back at the end of day.
2. Every offense from here on out will result in the teacher taking the phone and turning it into the office. Students will receive consequences from their administrator based on the electronic device policy and a parent will have to come and pick up the phone.

* If a student’s behavior is severe or constant, consequences can be given out of order.
** If a student fails to serve a detention, teacher will make a phone call home and student will be sent to the Student Office to serve.

1. Each student is expected to abide by district and school policies as outlined in the student handbook.
2. You have the right to a safe environment. You have the responsibility to follow safety rules.
3. You have the right to voice your opinion. You have the responsibility to respect the opinions of others.
4. You have the right to use schoolbooks, materials, and equipment. You have the responsibility to take care of all school materials.
5. You have the right to fair treatment. You have the responsibility to treat others fairly.
6. You have the right to a good education. You have the responsibility to do your best.
7. Students causing classroom disruptions may be warned two times. If the problem persists, that student will receive a written referral and be asked to leave the classroom.
8. Continued disruptions will result in a phone call home to parents and may require a parent conference.
9. No food is allowed in the classroom during class, however students may bring water, tea, or juice to aid in vocal production (choir students only).
10. Students must be in the classroom when the bell rings or you will be considered tardy. Students are responsible for recording their name and the time they entered the classroom in the classroom tardy log. A tardy is defined as arriving to class within the first two minutes after the bell rings for class or ten minutes after call time for a performance. After two minutes, a student will be considered truant and must report directly to the student office.
11. Choir participants are required to participate in all listed school concerts and the spring musical. Piano students are expected to attend all recitals. These are performance-based classes, and therefore requires after-school participation in performances that apply to each student's classroom grade.

Classroom Participation (40%)
Rehearsal and Performance Participation/Aural Assessments (40%)
Written/Aural Assignments (20%)


10: Full Participation
8.5: Excused Absence or Behavior Warning
7: Tardy or Missing classroom materials
5: Repeated Behavior Infraction
0: Unexcused absence

Piano Information

Piano Recital Dates

Parents, friends, and family are invited to our quarterly recitals. This is a great way to hear what our students are learning in class.

Recital Dates:
1st Quarter: Tuesday, October 20th
2nd Quarter: Wednesday, January 13th
3rd Quarter: Thursday, March 10th
4th Quarter: Tuesday, May 26th

Show Choir Information

Here is a parking map for parents.