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Welcome to an exciting year of music at Oberon Middle School! I am so very lucky to be a teacher here at this school and am thrilled to have the honor to work with these students. Most definitely, I have the best job in the world.


Solo and Ensemble Times are posted

posted Apr 7, 2014, 6:17 AM by Kelly Watts

Please go to the forms section and open up the Solo and Ensemble schedule for 2014 to find your time. 

Solo and Ensemble is this Saturday, April 12. It is at O’Connell Middle School. Above is your scheduled time. Please make sure that you are at the school at least half an hour before your time. There will be some warm-up rooms but they will be very limited and could have more than just you in them. String players, I suggest tuning your instruments before you arrive, and then just doing a check when you get there. I will be there checking in to see if you need anything, but don’t count on me being there to help you tune or help you warm-up.

REMEMBER: you need an original copy of your music for the judge. They will not let you play if you give them a copy. You and your accompanist may play from a copy.

If you have any other questions please email me.

Thanks, good luck, and Have fun!!!

Ms Watts

kjwatts@jeffco.k12.co.us

MUSIC IN THE PARKS

posted Mar 11, 2014, 7:02 AM by Kelly Watts

A MIP info sheet went out at the end of last week. I need it back by MARCH 17. This way I can get to you your final payment amount. If I do not received it by then, I assume you are not attending. If you need a new sheet it can be found in the forms section. 

SOLO AND ENSEMBLE

posted Mar 3, 2014, 9:40 AM by Kelly Watts

Below is a copy of the email that went home to students registered for Solo and Ensemble. 

Hello
You are receiving this email because your son or daughter has expressed interest in participating in Jefferson County's Solo and Ensemble day.  This is a chance for students to get together with their friends and play together in groups that they might not normal get to. It is also a chance for them to shine by sharing a solo. 

This is a student led program. I can help them pick music, and at times that I can, I can help them prepare it. But for the most part this is something that they have to do by themselves. Because of my schedule back in forth between all my schools, I am not readily available to help after school.

Solo and Ensemble is on April 12, that is a Sat. It is at O'Connell Middle school. Times are assigned to the students, however if there is a conflict there MAY be an opportunity to make some special requests. Solo and Ensemble does cost money to participate. However, I have some money in my budget set aside this year to help cover the cost. Your student has already been registered, but I have not yet paid for them. I am just double checking that this is something that your son or daughter, is seriously interested in. 

Please let me know by WEDNESDAY the 5th, if your student is going to be participating in this event.

If you have any questions please email me.
Thanks!

All Area Festival

posted Feb 24, 2014, 9:15 AM by Kelly Watts

The orchestra All Area Festival is tonight, at Arvada West High School at 7pm. Students need to be at the school by 5:45 to rehearse. Students need to be in dress black, bring a stand, their music and instrument. 

Cellos and Basses: I will transport instruments to AWest but not back from. Please plan accordingly. 

ALL AREA FESTIVAL REHEARSAL

posted Feb 19, 2014, 12:27 PM by Kelly Watts

The orchestra All Area Festival is tonight at 3:30-5, at OBERON.
If your student has their own stand please have them bring it. 
NJHS students can get hours by helping with set up and take down.

Confrences

posted Feb 12, 2014, 5:57 AM by Kelly Watts

I will only be available on Wednesday the 12, for conferences, due to commitments at my other schools. I will have a sign up sheet on my door on Thursday if you would like to meet with me some other time. 

TESTS!!!!!

posted Feb 12, 2014, 5:56 AM by Kelly Watts

Tomorrow, 2nd and 3rd period have playing tests. 1st period, yours is on Tuesday.

1-b minor, e minor
2-D major 2 octaves
3- C major

ALL AREA FESTIVAL REHEARSAL

posted Feb 5, 2014, 9:19 AM by Kelly Watts

Tonight is the Band all area festival rehearsal. Please show up at DRAKE between 3:15-3:30. We will go until about 5:30. Please bring your instrument, music and a stand. There will be snacks but no dinner provided. 

Concert!!!!!

posted Dec 16, 2013, 9:08 AM by Kelly Watts

Our semester concert is this week!!!! Wednesday Dec 18th

Students need to be at the school by 6:30. The concert will start at 7 and should take no longer then an hour.

Please make sure that students have on concert black. Black shoes, black socks, black pants/skirt/dress, and a black top. IT MUST MEET SCHOOL DRESS CODE! Please do not wear your West Valley Area Shirt. If you have any questions please email me. 

Pizza Night

posted Dec 5, 2013, 6:11 AM by Kelly Watts

Next week is our yearly recruitment night. It is a chance for the 6th graders to come and see what middle school, especially Oberon, is all about.

There has been some confusion about exact times, and the date on the blue sheet that went home, is wrong. I apologize for any confusion, and if this has created any problems please let me know ASAP and we can take care of it.

Students need to be at the school by 6 PM. This has changed from the information that went out last night. Again, I apologize and if this is a problem let me know.

Students will come to Oberon and warm-up. We will then put on a short concert of two songs for the elementary students and parents. Afterwards, you may leave. We should be done by 7 pm.

DINNER WILL NOT BE PROVIDED FOR YOUR STUDENT. The pizza is only for the 6th graders.

*Students need to be in concert dress, ALL BLACK. Please remember that school dress code still applies. *

The correct dates are as follows:

BAND- December 9th

ORCHESTRA- December 10th

 

If you have any questions or other concerns please email me.

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