To keep in the know, join our BAND app. Parents and Cadets should each sign up separately using your full name. If your last name is different than your cadet, please put their last name (in parenthesis) after yours.
The BAND app is our primary means of communication between school and home. Of course, parents can email Mrs. Harkey at any time.
Choir prepares for trip to DOLLYWOOD! More info coming soon......
Performances in the music world are similar to the "championship game" in the sports world: We work hard together (as a 'team') to prepare for the event. When one member of our team is not there, it impacts all of us. For this reason, our DMA choir performances are mandatory for all members and cadets receive a summative grade for participating. Any cadet who misses a performance will need to submit an alternative assignment in order to fulfill the credit requirements of the class. The only excused absence that does not require an alternative assignment is either a conflict with another DMA school-sponsored event (an event which the cadet is absolutely required to attend not practice) or a conflict with a music performance with a community group. (not a practice) A parent email is required in both of these circumstances. Any other absences, for whatever reason, will require the make-up assignment. Keep in mind that this can be submitted anytime up until the final week grades are due for the semester.
Cadets can choose from one of the three following assignments: