Weekly Update 10/8/18

Good morning,

I hope everyone had an amazing three day weekend. The leaves are finally starting to change! There are many important dates to note this week and several schedule changes.

Scroll down completely to read information pertaining to your performing group(s)!

Reminder- Students, parents, and administrators receive these emails. If at any point you would like to be removed from the “Weekly Updates”, just email me, and I will take you off.

All my best,

Mrs. Feinman

MUSIC QUOTE OF THE DAY: Without music, life would be a mistake- Friedrich Nietzsche


  1. Stay informed about our first ever College Performing Arts night next week. More information to come Wednesday.
  2. For some reason last week the Weekly Updates didn’t go through AGAIN. I always post things on my website: www.roslynHSchorus.org
  3. There is an American Music Abroad meeting at Syosset HS TOMORROW at 7pm in their band room. I sent an email about this last week. 
  4. All-County decisions will be made for all decisions Wednesday at a Nassau Music Educators meeting and students will find out in the next two weeks if they have been accepted.


  1. NYSSMA: NYSSMA forms are not done for a few months so please stay tuned.
  2. Please continue to check my website every week for calendars, information, etc. You can add calendars to your phones by clicking on each of the calendars on the bottom of the homepage, “Add to calendar”.
  3. Always check the website FIRST to see if I’ve posted calendar changes or information about anything as I edit things daily.
  4. All past “Weekly Updates” can be found on my website.
  5. Audition information for the American Choral Director’s Association Honor Choir can be found here: https://acda.org/NationalConference/Honor_Choirs/NationalConference/Honor_Choirs.aspx?hkey=8889bf76-dd44-4b3b-a2c8-d30561db64e9. Deadline is this week.
  6. Please sign up for all Remind groups. Find link in each group below.
CHORUS (Men’s and Women’s)
  1. Make sure you look at the lesson schedule. All students need to complete four lessons by the end of each quarter. Lesson schedule can be found online and in my classroom.
  2. Sign up for Remind: https://www.remind.com/join/b26khe
  3. Please email me with your parent’s email address if they are not receiving emails so they can be in the loop.
  4. Reminder to bring in something that represents you to put on the wall!
Sunday- National Freppe Day
Monday- World Octopus Day
Tuesday- Curious Events Day
Wednesday- Emergency Nurses Day
Thursday- It’s My Party Day
Friday- National Guinea Pig Day
Saturday- National Yorkshire Pudding Day
  1. Monday- NOTHING
  2. Tuesday- CANCELLED due to an important faculty meeting. Usually Chamber will not be cancelled due to faculty meetings.
  3. Wednesday: NOTHING
  4. Thursday: Song Selection Committee 3:15-3:45
  5. Friday- Regularly schedule Chamber
  6. Please email me with your parent’s email address if they aren’t receiving emails just in case you don’t receive the Weekly Update and so they can stay in the loop.
  7. Reminder that Chamber is a class and not a club. If you are going to be absent, it is considered an unverified absence, unless you have documentation of your absence such as a note or something we have discussed. All students receive a grade.
  8. If you are going to leave early from rehearsal, please let me know beforehand. Otherwise it just looks like you are leaving.
  9. Reminder to sign in on the piano each class, otherwise you will be marked absent.
  10. Remind group: http://remind.com/join/e64e4k
  1. Monday: NO SCHOOL
  2. Tuesday: American Music Abroad meeting at Syosset HS if interested, 7pm, band room
  3. Wednesday: NOTHING
  4. Thursday: NOTHING
  5. Friday: NOTHING
  6. Saturday/Sunday: NOTHING
  7. Stagecraft and Auditorium crew, check their websites often for updates!
  8. Sign up for Remind: https://www.remind.com/join/66ke3c
  9. COMING UP: 10/18- Performing Arts College Night
  10. COMING UP: Coffee House 12/9 in Massapequa
  11. COMING UP: 10/18- Lighting workshop
  12. COMING UP: 12/22- Don’t Tell Mama’s
  13. COMING UP: Bake sale- November 1st.
  14. COMING UP: Car wash- October 20th
  15. Improv Troupe Murder Mystery: January 30th.
  16. COMING UP: RCP Parent Meeting 10/25
  17. Go here to find the calendar for RCP and more: https://roslynhschorus.org/homepage/
JOKE OF THE WEEK: What do you call an alligator detective? An investi-gator
  1. Even though we’ve been getting out early, please plan to stay the entirety of 4-6 just in case we do run to that time.
  2. Monday: NO SCHOOL
  3. Tuesday: Mid-page 45-46 “Ask me to marry him” (4-6)
  4. Wednesday: NOTHING
  5. Thursday: Pages 56-63, 4-6
  6. Friday: NOTHING
  7. Saturday/Sunday: NOTHING
  8. Please note I got rid of next week’s Friday rehearsal and changed it to Thursday.
  9. We are asking that all students sell TWO advertisements
  10. We do not have many blocking rehearsals for each scene. It is imperative that you are present for rehearsals that you are blocked into. A sports game can’t run with missing players and neither can rehearsal 🙂
  11. The full rehearsal calendar is online. Scroll down on the homepage of my website or click here: https://roslynhschorus.org/rcp-presents/
  1. Improv troupe will NOT meet this week on Wednesday since I have an All-County meeting
  2. Murder Mystery date: January 30th.
  3. I’d like to start looking into a trip to a Murder Mystery dinner.

Have a terrific week!

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