Hyattsville Middle

The application window is now OPEN
for K-8 and Middle School CPA programs.

Application Deadline: On or Before March 12, 2018 - 11:59pm


You MUST check School Finder to find your correct CPA school. 
Applications sent to the wrong school may not be corrected due to the large number of applications.
It is the applicant's responsibility to locate the appropriate boundary school.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR AUDITION

ALL APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS (REPORT CARD,
RECOMMENDATIONS)
MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE DEADLINE DATE - MARCH 12, 11:59pm.


STEP 1
CHOOSE ONE of the disciplines from the list below in which you would like to major and audition.
READ the audition procedures and expectations for your chosen audition area.
Students may only audition for ONE Creative Arts area.
PLEASE come to the audition prepared to do exactly what is expected.



STEP 2
GATHER information needed for your application form, including your PGCPS Student Number.
Private school and home-schooled students must acquire a PGCPS student number from their boundary school to complete this application.
PREPARE a resume, listing academic and artistic accomplishments.  Be ready to copy and paste it into the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM or send it with your application (if you choose OPTION B).

STEP 3
OPTION A:  COMPLETE and SUBMIT the online application form for Hyattsville Middle School
CLICK HERE FOR THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM FOR HYATTSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL

OPTION B:  Download, save, and print the (paper version) APPLICATION FORM (Word) or APPLICATION FORM (pdf), complete and send to the address on the form, along with sealed copies of two completed recommendation forms, and a copy of your transcript. 
For Spanish version (Word) click HERE
.  
For Spanish version (pdf) click HERE

STEP 4
Two recommendations are required:
One recommendation must be from the current Creative Arts teacher, public or private.
One recommendation must be from current classroom/homeroom teacher.

OPTION A:  Send this link to the teachers completing the recommendation forms and ask them to complete it by March 12. 

OPTION B:  Download, save, and print the RECOMMENDATION FORM (Word) or RECOMMENDATION FORM (pdf), and ask your teachers to complete it and return to you in a sealed envelope. School MUST have both recommendations by the deadline date - March 12th

STEP 5 
SEND A CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR (Second Quarter) REPORT CARD denoting the program's minimum required 2.0+ GPA for each quarter with no failing grades is required. April registration CANNOT take place without having met the minimum 2.0 GPA. 
ALSO INCLUDE YOUR RESUME and SEALED RECOMMENDATION FORMS (if NOT completed online).
School MUST have report card by the deadline date - March 12th


Address:
Hyattsville Middle School
CPA Admissions Office c/o Arts Coordinator
6001 42nd Avenue
Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

STEP 6 (During the audition)
Be prepared to write a short essay explaining why you want to attend the Creative & Performing Arts program at Hyattsville Middle.  On the day of your audition, you will write a personal paragraph (no more than 150 words), answering the following questions:
  1. Why would you like to be a student in a CPA program?
  2. How would your school experience at a CPA school be different than another school?
  3. Describe what your academic and artistic contributions to the CPA program will be.

You will have 15 minutes to complete this task.


 
Questions about the audition requirements should be directed to the content supervisor:

Judith Hawkins – Vocal and Keyboard – jhawkins@pgcps.org

Temisha K. Richardson – Dance – temisha.richardson@pgcps.org

Dr. Patricia Payne – Theatre Arts – patpayne@pgcps.org

Elizabeth Stuart-Whitehead – Visual Arts – elizabeth.stuart@pgcps.org

Lionel Harrell – Instrumental Music – lionel.harrell@pgcps.org

Barbara Liedahl - TV/Media Production - bliedahl@pgcps.org


Questions about the school program please contact the program coordinator

Precious Carter – Hyattsville Middle – precious.carter@pgcps.org


Questions about this website please contact:
Barbara Liedahlbliedahl@pgcps.org
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