The schools that produced the highest academics achievement in the United states today are spending 20% to 30% of the day on the arts, with special emphasis on music." ~International Associations for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement
Mr. Sackman is our Music teacher and leader of the phenomenal Jazz Band. He takes our 8th graders on an overnight field trip to his almamata, CWU to give them exposure to a university and provide a variety of musical workshops.
Mr. Sackman has a separate web site. Check it out here: http://mrsackman.weebly.com/index.html
A Smart Music Subscription is required for every band member. Follow the link below to find out more information and helpful guides on how to enroll.
Smart Music Subscription: http://www.smartmusic.com/
The site has some really good videos to walk you through the process. Below are some direct links.
Instruments in Concert Band:
Instruments selection for new 6th Graders:
Advanced Instruments in Concert Band:
These are eligible for mid-year 6th Graders, 7th and 8th Graders