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Weekly Update 10/14/18

Good morning,

Happy Sunday morning! I am currently typing this from a hotel as I went for a foliage trip this weekend upstate, and it’s absolutely gorgeous. Please join us for our car wash next Saturday to help support RCP!

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 WEEK: “Where words leave off, music begins”- Heinrich Heine

GROUP ANNOUNCEMENTS- NEW BUSINESS

  1. Stay informed about our first ever College Performing Arts afternoon this week. We have changed the format to cater to just seniors this week, and then Freshmen through Juniors will have an informative session in January. Please let me know if you are coming!
  2. All County decisions will be announced either this week or next. I will inform all students via email with their decision either way.
  3. Please attend our RCP Car Wash this upcoming Saturday, 10/20!
  4. Please consider an advertisement in our program for “The Man Who Came to Dinner”
  5. We have a Friends of RCP workshop this Thursday that anyone is invited to- Mike Wood presents a Lighting Workshop! Check website for more details
  6. Please check your REMIND app, and sign up for REMIND if you haven’t already!
  7. Make sure you have 4 lessons completed by the end of the quarter. My lesson schedule is on my website, in my classroom, in my office, and on my office door.

GROUP ANNOUNCEMENTS- OLD BUSINESS

  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. 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!
WACKY HOLIDAYS THIS WEEK:
Sunday- national lower case cay
Monday- World Students’ Day
Tuesday- Dictionary Day
Wednesday- Medical Assistants Recognition Day
Thursday- National Chocolate Cupcake Day
Friday- National Seafood Bisque Day
Saturday- International Sloth Day
CHAMBER
  1. Monday- NOTHING
  2. Tuesday- Regular 2:50-4:00
  3. Wednesday: NOTHING
  4. Thursday: College Meeting for Seniors
  5. Friday- Regularly schedule Chamber
  6. We have chosen an alumni song for both Fall and Spring, thanks to our Song Selection Committee. Our winter song will be “And So It Goes” and our spring song will be “Song of Purple Summer”
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. If you are going to leave early from rehearsal, please let me know beforehand. Otherwise it just looks like you are leaving.
  10. Reminder to sign in on the piano each class, otherwise you will be marked absent.
  11. Remind group: http://remind.com/join/e64e4k
RCP (GENERAL)
  1. Monday: NOTHING
  2. Tuesday: NOTHING
  3. Wednesday: NOTHING
  4. Thursday: Lighting Workshop with Mike Wood and College Info Meeting for Seniors
  5. Friday: NOTHING
  6. Saturday: Car Wash 8am-12pm, school parking lot (front)
  7. Sunday: NOTHING
  8. Stagecraft and Auditorium crew, check their websites often for updates!
  9. Sign up for Remind: https://www.remind.com/join/66ke3c
  10. COMING UP: 10/18- Performing Arts College Info Session for seniors 3:15-4:00
  11. COMING UP: Coffee House 12/9 in Massapequa- EMAIL ME WITH WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO PERFORM (2-4 SONGS)
  12. COMING UP: 10/18- Lighting workshop
  13. COMING UP: 12/22- Don’t Tell Mama’s
  14. COMING UP: Bake sale- November 1st.
  15. COMING UP: Car wash- October 20th
  16. Improv Troupe Murder Mystery: January 30th.
  17. COMING UP: RCP Parent Meeting 10/25
  18. Go here to find the calendar for RCP and more: https://roslynhschorus.org/homepage/
JOKE OF THE WEEK: Why do chicken coups only have two doors? Because if they had four, they’d be chicken sedans.
MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
  1. We will be ending rehearsals closer to 5:30 this week as we begin running multiple scenes.
  2. Monday: RUN ACT II (4-6)
  3. Tuesday: Pages 64-70 AND Act I, Scene I (4-6)
  4. Wednesday: NOTHING
  5. Thursday: Pages 71-80, Act I, Scene II (4-6)
  6. Friday: NOTHING
  7. Saturday/Sunday: NOTHING
  8. Please note the PROP list and COSTUME list we sent out.
  9. Please note I got rid of next week’s Friday rehearsal and changed it to Thursday.
  10. We are asking that all students sell TWO advertisements
  11. 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 🙂
  12. The full rehearsal calendar is online. Scroll down on the homepage of my website or click here: https://roslynhschorus.org/rcp-presents/
IMPROV TROUPE
  1. Improv troupe will meet WEDNESDAY 3:30-4:30 in auditorium.
  2. Murder Mystery date: January 30th.
  3. I’d like to start looking into a trip to a Murder Mystery dinner.
IMPORTANT LINKS

Have a terrific week!

 

Mrs. Cyndi Feinman

Chorus Teacher 

Director of Royal Crown Players

Chairperson, All-County Division V Mixed Chorus 

Chairperson, NY-ACDA Honor Choir

Roslyn High School

475 Round Hill Road

Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

(516) 801-5100 ext. 5155

cfeinman@roslynschools.org

https://roslynhschorus.org/

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