Caddo Magnet Orchestras

Welcome to Caddo Magnet Orchestra!

This website's purpose is to provide audition information to prospective

Caddo Middle Magnet School and Caddo Magnet High School students and to the public.

2018-2019 CALENDAR

CADDO MAGNET HIGH and CADDO MIDDLE MAGNET ORCHESTRA

August 13 Students' First Day of School

August 23 Middle Magnet 7th and 8th Grade Back to School Night

August 27 Middle Magnet 6th Grade Back to School Night

August 29-Sept 1 Magnet High - Student Learning Target Test written and playing First and second period

August 30 Magnet High Yearbook Pictures

August 31 Magnet High - CHAMBER ORCHESTRA chair audition video (hands and instrument must be visible) due by midnight. Required TEST grade - Turn in Google Classroom Assignment

September 3 Labor Day – No school

September 4-7 Magnet High - All State Auditions during classes

Not a required activity

Audition form and $15 fee required AT THE TIME OF AUDITION

September 7 Magnet High - All State Auditions for students from other schools.

4 – 5:30 PM in Orchestra Room

September 7 Magnet High - Back to School Dance – Gym 6-9 PM

September 10 Caddo Middle Magnet Orchestra 3 Chair Audition Video due by midnight

(hands and instrument must be visible) Required TEST grade - Turn in Google Classroom Assignment

September 10 Magnet High - Back to School night 6 PM

September 13 Magnet High - ASVAB Test – Juniors PAC 8:20-11:30 AM

September 27 Magnet High - Yearbook Pictures Retakes

September 28 Magnet High - All School Talent Show 6 PM PAC

September 30 Caddo Middle Magnet - (Sunday) Stallion Showcase Time TBA Required Performance Grade for Orchestra 3

October 3 Magnet High - PSAT Pre-Coding - Senior Class Mtg Gym

October 4 Caddo Middle Magnet Orchestra Concert 6 PM PAC; Uniforms; Required Performance Grade for All Orchestra Students

October 5 Magnet High - Homecoming Pep Rally

October 6 Magnet High - Homecoming Dance - Shreveport Conv Cntr 7-11 PM

October 9 Magnet High - Band/Orchestra Concert 6 PM PAC Required Performance Grade for All Orchestra students

October 10 Magnet High - PSAT Test 9-11 grade PAC

October 11 Mary Jane Mallone Author Visit 6:30 PM PAC

October 12-17 Fall Break – No School

October 16 Centenary Suzuki School DOES have classes

October 22 World Premier - The Presidio Brass Quintet Premiers Magnet High Graduate Johnum Palado's composition "Metro". The Ensemble will present a Clinic after school - 4:30-5:30 PM

Evening World Premier Concert in the Caddo Magnet High PAC 7 PM

October 25 Magnet High - Senior Pano Photo 8:30 AM Cap and Gown pics

October 26 Magnet High - Concerto Concert Auditions 1st and 2nd periods – PAC Not a required activity

October 27 Required Performance Grade for ALL Orchestra students

Magnet High - Fall Preview for Middle Schoolers 10:00 AM – 12:30 Orchestra plays in Orchestra Room 11:-11:45 AM;

Magnet High Jambalaya Festival 12:45-4 PM

November 1 Magnet High - ACT Practice Test – Juniors – PAC

November 6 Election Day - No School (Centenary Suzuki School Grad. Recitals)

November 8-10 Magnet High Drama Department Fall Play - 6 PM PAC

November 16-18 High School All State Orchestra – Crowne Plaza Hotel, Baton Rouge - Registration 2-2:45 p.m. in the Cypress II room.

(Cypress II is also audition warm-up room.) Chair Placement Auditions begin at 3:00 p.m.

November 19-23 Thanksgiving Holidays – No school

November 29 Magnet High - Club Yearbook Pictures

December 4 Magnet High ACT Test Prep night PAC

December 6 Caddo Middle Magnet Orchestra Concert 6 PM PAC Uniforms;

Required Performance Grade for All Orchestra Students; Students must stay till the end of the concert. This performance involves the Advanced Choir, Orchestra 1 & 2 combined, Orchestra 3 and the Advanced Band.

December 11 Centenary Suzuki School Holiday Concert 4:45 PM

December 13 Magnet High Band/Orchestra Concert 6 PM PAC

December 14 Magnet High Band/Orchestra Concert – 2nd period (with Choir) Required Performance Grade for ALL Orchestra students

December 17- 20 Magnet High Mid Term Exams

December 21-January 7 Christmas Holidays

January 7 No school (Centenary Suzuki School Concerto Winners Dress rehearsal 4-6 PM - CSS Concert January 8 at 5 PM)

January 13 (Sunday) CMHS Open House 2-4 Orchestra Performs; on stage by 1:45 PM Required Performance Grade for ALL Orchestra students

January 21 MLK Holiday – No school

January 24 CMHS Registration Assemblies 9-11 grades PAC

January 24-25 Magnet High Science Fair

February 2 (Saturday) Magnet High Quiz Bowl 8 AM - 4 PM

February 13 Magnet High Orchestra Concerto Concert Dress Rehearsal 6-8:30 PM (Pizza in Orch rm at 5 PM) Required Performance Grade for ALL Orchestra students

February 14 Magnet High Orchestra Concerto Concert 1:45 PM and 6 PM PAC; Required Performance Grade for ALL Orchestra students

February 3 Super Bowl Sunday

February 9 Magnet High Black History 2nd period and 6 PM

February 15 Magnet High Freshman Talent Show 6 PM PAC

February 18-20 Winter Break – No school

February 23 High School District Rally – Natchitoches, LA

March 5 Magnet High ACT/Pre ACT Test Pre-Coding

March 7 (tentative) Orchestra Assessment Event – Time and location TBA; Required Performance Grade for All HS and MS Orchestras

March 8-9 Magnet High Coffee House – 6 PM Cafeteria

March 14-16 Magnet High Spring Play

March 25-29 Spring Break – No school

April 1 Magnet High PTSA mtg 5:30

April 1-5 CMHS Teacher Appreciation Week

April 2 Magnet High ACT Make-ups

April 5 Magnet High TAP Drama Day 2nd, 3rd, 6th and 7th periods

April 6 High School State Rally

April 8 Magnet High CLEP Testing

April 9 Magnet High Tri-M Music Honor Society new members Induction 6 PM PAC

April 10 Magnet High GT Convocation during Activity Period

April 12 Magnet High NHS Induction 2nd period in the PAC; Spring Picnic

April 13 Magnet High Prom Night 7-11 PM Shreveport Convention Center

April 15 Magnet High STUCO Elections

April 18 Magnet High Choir Concert 6 PM

April 19-22 Easter Holiday – No school

April 21 Easter Sunday

April 25 Magnet High Band/Orchestra Concert 6 PM PAC; Required Performance Grade for ALL Orchestra students

April 24 Magnet High ITS Induction 6 PM PAC

April 25 Magnet High Senior Awards Program 1:30 PM

April 26 Caddo Honor Orchestra High School Rehearsal in CMHS Orch Rm 9-2:30

April 26 Caddo Honor Orchestra MIDDLE School Rehearsal in CMM PAC 3:30-5:30 ;NOT a required activity

April 27 Caddo Honor Orchestra Performances - Shreveport Convention Center

High School 11:45; Middle School 12:30; Elementary

April 30-May 3 Magnet High Senior Exams

May 2 Magnet High Senior Picnic

May 3 Magnet High Seniors' LAST day; Junior Ring Ceremony 6 PM

May 6-10 Magnet High AP Exams

May 7 Caddo Middle Magnet Orchestra Concert 6 PM in PAC; Required Performance Grade for ALL Orchestra students

May 8 Magnet High Senior Breakfast 10:30 AM

May 12 Mother's Day

May 14-17 Magnet High Final Exams/AP Exams

May 17 Magnet High Students' last day of school

May 18 Magnet High School Graduation 9 AM Shreveport Convention Center; Required Performance Grade for ALL Orchestra students except Seniors; Band/Orchestra/Choir leaves CMHS in buses at 7:30 returns by 11:15 AM