Starting in the 2017-2018 school year, 5th grade band will be offered to students during the summer before they begin 6th grade.
Click here to read the letter from Mr. Nevers. Below is a quick summary of this decision, along with a link to the board presentation that explains this decision and the process involved.
— The Board voted unanimously to approve moving introductory band from the 5th grade school year to a summer program between 5th and 6th grades. This proposal comes with the support of instrumental music teacher Matt Nevers, who also stated the Music Boosters support this decision.
A Power Point detailing the justification for this decision is available for viewing here: https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicItemDownload.aspx?ik=40715378
If you have any further questions about this decision and the process, feel free to reach out to me.