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Grading Policy for THS Band

2nd Quarter 2001-2002


25% of Grade - Recorded Performance Exam:

Due January 11, 2002: Information to follow.

50% of grade: Performances:

  • Football Games: November 10 & 22, 2001
  • Parade:: December 1, 2001
  • National Honor Society: December 13, 2001
  • Winter Concert: December 19, 2001

25% of grade: Class/After School Rehearsal Participation:
promptness, instrument, musicianship, attention, attendance, attitude.

All students start with 100 points at the beginning of every rehearsal. The following points will be deducted from the students daily grade.
  • No Instrument - 100 points (except excused repairs)
  • Removed from rehearsal for disciplinary reasons - 100 points
  • Cutting Class/rehearsal or unexcused absence - 100 points
  • No Music/Folder (folders are not to go home!!!) - 50 points
  • Gum Chewing/Food or Drink (except bottled water)- 25 points
  • Not putting away instruments/folder/percussion equipment at the end of rehearsal - 25 points
  • Inattentive or focus problems (includes posture and being social) - 25 points

*Students who are ill or are excused from performing at any concert must submit a recorded playing performance of their parts of the entire program.

***Please note that being excused from rehearsals and performances must be made in advance to Mr. Vars in writing by the students' parent or guardian.

Important: Please have a pencil in your folder at all rehearsals.



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