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 ORCHESTRA

August 13 Students' First Day of School

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

Magnet High Junior Parent 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

Above is a Required TEST grade - Turn in Google Classroom Assignment

September 3 Labor Day – No school

September 7 Magnet High - STRING ORCHESTRA chair audition video

(hands and instrument must be visible) due by midnight

Above is a Required TEST grade - Turn in Google Classroom Assignment

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

Not a required activity

Audition form and $12 fee required AT THE TIME OF AUDITION

September 7 Magnet High - All State Auditions for students from other schools and those who weren't able to audition during class.

4 – 5:30 PM in Orchestra Room

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

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 - G/T Talent Show 6 PM PAC

September 30 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 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 for a grade for Chamber and String Orchestras

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

October 15-17 Fall Break – No School

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

Magnet High - Jambalaya Festival 12:45 PM

October 29 Magnet High - Johnum Palado Piece Premier - Guest Artists

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

November 16-18 High School All State Orchestra – Crowne Plaza Hotel, Baton Rouge

Chair Auditions begin at 4:00 PM (possibly earlier)

November 19-23 Thanksgiving Holidays – No school

November 29 Magnet High - Club Yearbook Pictures................................................

December 14 Band/Orchestra Concert – 2nd period (with Choir) and 6 PM PAC

Required Performance for a grade for Chamber and String Orchestras

December 15, 18, 19, 20 Mid Term Exams

December 21-January 5 Christmas Holidays

January 15 MLK Holiday – No school

January 21 (Sunday) Open House 2-4 Orchestra Performs; on stage by 1:45 PM

Required Performance for a grade for Chamber and String Orchestras

January 25-26 Science Fair

January 27 Military Ball

January 30 Registration Assemblies 9-11 grades PAC

January 31 Concerto Concert Dress Rehearsal 6-8:30 PM

Required Performance for a grade for Chamber and String Orchestras

February 1 Concerto Concert 1:45 PM and 6 PM PAC

Required Performance for a grade for Chamber and String Orchestra

February 4 Super Bowl Sunday

February 9 Black History 2nd period and 6 PM

February 15 Freshman Talent Show 6 PM PAC

February 16 Teacher Professional Day – No school

February 19-21 Winter Break – No school

February 24 District Rally – Natchitoches, LA

February 26 Class Elections

March 7-8 Orchestra Assessment Festival – CMM – Day and time TBA

Required Performance for a grade for Chamber and String Orchestras

March 9-10 Coffee House – 6 PM Cafeteria

March 14 Student Council Speeches

March 12-16 CLEP Exams

March 15-17 Spring Play

March 19-23 Teacher Appreciation Week

March 26-30 Spring Break – No school

April 1 Easter Sunday

April 2 Easter Holiday – No school

April 4 GT Convocation during Activity Period

April 10 Broadway Nights – 6 PM PAC

April 13 NHS Induction PAC; JROTC Awards PAC; Spring Picnic

April 14 Prom Night 7-11 PM Shreveport Convention Center

April 17 Distinguished Scholars Program 9:45 PAC

April 21 State Rally

April 23 Band/Orchestra Concert 6 PM PAC

Required Performance for a grade for Chamber and String Orchestras

April 24 ITS Induction 6 PM PAC

April 25 Senior Awards Recognition Program 1:30 PM

April 23-27, April 30-May 4 EOC Testing

May 7-11 EOC Testing

April 27 Caddo Parish High School Honor Orchestra – rehearsal 9 AM – 1:30 PM

CMHS Orchestra Room – Not a required activity

April 28 ArtBreak Honor Orchestra Performance – Exact time TBA – approx. 11-1:00 PM

April 30-May 3 Senior Exams

May 7-11 AP Exams

May 8 Senior Breakfast

May 11 Graduation 9 AM Shreveport Convention Center

Required Performance for a grade for Chamber and String Orchestras

Band/Orchestra/Choir leaves CMHS in buses at 7:45 returns by 11:15 AM

May 14-17 Final Exams/AP Exams