Welcome to the HMHS Music Departments

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IMPORTANT JULY 18, 2018 ANNOUNCEMENT SENT 
TO ALL MUSIC STUDENTS' FAMILIES 

On July 18, 2018, an email message was sent to all music students' families.  To read the entire message, go to the Hercules Music Boosters Association at the left of this announcement and click to see the text of that message.

   

AMAZON SMILE HELPS BUILD FUNDS  
AmazonSmile is another means for the Music Boosters to fundraise without too much membership involvement (passive).  The only thing you need to do is just click on this link to set up your account: 
https://smile.amazon.com/ch/43-2024981 to check out on Amazon.  There will be no additional fees added to your purchase.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase to our organization.


 
 HERCULES MUSIC BOOSTERS ASSOCIATION MEETINGS
Meetings are open to all.  In the 2018-2019 school year, there will be two Music Departments with Sharon Calonico as the Middle School Music Director and Arleen Wong as the High School Music Director.  The dates for the board meetings in the 2018-2019 school year will appear on the calendar.  Agendas for each meeting, as they become available, will be attached to each date. Once they are approved at a Board meeting, the minutes will be posted there as well.  The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 10, 2018.
MUSIC DIRECTORS' SYLLABUSES POSTED 

The information about the music classes, expectations of music students, and other important details that families need to know are posted on this web site under each Middle School or High School music section on the list to the left of this message.  Each syllibus includes a page that the parent/guardian signs and returns to the Music Director by the announced deadline date.


2018-2019 HMBA BOARD MEMBERS NEEDED
The board has a vacant position as Vice President that it would like to fill.  That board position description can be found in the Administrative Documents section to the left of this message.  At the potluck and Hercules Music Boosters Association meeting on September 18, 2018, all of the HMBA board members will be elected to their positions.  

WCCCUSD STATE OF OUR SCHOOLS BREAKFAST
The HHS Advanced Orchestra has been asked to perform for theWCCUSD State of Our Schools Breakfast on Friday, October 12, 2018 at DeJean Middle School in Richmond.  All top career politicians and many corporate business executives will be in attendance.

SUPER BOOSTERS

Students, parents, and community members are encouraged to become Super Boosters.  Click on the Super Boosters menu option at the left of this message to read the details listed on the form provided there.  Once your Super Booster membership is received and recorded, you will have a membership number and your name will be on the master list next to the name you used when you joined.  Those who have not received your membership card will be sent a virtual card that can be stored on your smartphone to be shown to the persons checking in attendees at each concert during the 2018-2019 school year.  This will ensure that your number, if selected, can be drawn for a surprise to be awarded during the concert.  At any time during the 2018-2019 school year, check the list by clicking on the Super Boosters menu item to the left of this message.  The form can be downloaded, completed, and provided with payment to Mrs. Wong or Mrs. Calonico.  


MUSIC CONCERTS SCHEDULED FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

Posted on the Calendar to the left of this announcement are the scheduled music concerts for the 2018-2019 school year.  All concerts (except the All-District Music Festival at the Richmond Auditorium) will take place in the Hercules High School Gymnasium with performances starting at 7:00 p.m.  In the days leading up to each concert, the Hercules Middle School and Hercules High School Music Directors will be reminding their students and the students' families about the details.  As they are made available, flyers with pertinent details will be attached to each concert date on the calendar.  


PHOTOGRAPHS OF MUSIC EVENTS

All those who attend a musical event on the Hercules Middle School and Hercules High School campus and take photographs are encouraged to submit them directly to the Facebook page, the address of which is shown at the right-hand side of this message.  Also, photographs taken at other events such as those occurring in the Hercules community and competitions outside Hercules can also be submitted to the Facebook page.  The Photo Gallery section on this website has been discontinued and all previously-posted photographs were removed as of May 5, 2017.


 CHECK THE CALENDAR OFTEN

Click on Calendar at the left of this message to see, a month at a time, what events are coming up.  








 














Links and Email addresses

ACCESSING, DOWNLOADING, AND PRINTING DOCUMENTS FROM THIS WEBSITE

It is important to note that, in order to take advantage to the many documents that are posted on this website, read the following:
           If you have more than one Google Account, the account you're 
           currently signed in with might not have access to the file.
           To switch to another account:
           1.  On a computer, open the file using a web browser, like Chrome.
           2.  On the "You need permission" page, click Switch accounts.
           3.  Sign in with the Google Account that has access to this file.


WEST CONTRA COSTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS CALENDAR

Check the calendar at http://www.wccusd.net/Page/4697 for other events in our District



FACEBOOK PAGE FOR THE HMHS MUSIC DEPARTMENTS


CONTACT THIS WEB SITE'S WEBMASTER  - Lynn Fissell
Send email to:  Lynnfromhercules@gmail.com


CONTACT HERCULES MUSIC BOOSTERS ASSOCIATION




MUSIC DIRECTORS' WCCUSD EMAIL ADDRESSES

Arleen Wong  - Hercules High School Music Director:  arleen.wong@wccusd.net

Sharon Calonico - Hercules Middle School Music Director: scalonico@wccusd.net