All students will receive a small group lesson once per week for 30 minutes during the school day. Lesson schedules are worked out with the classroom teacher to suit the needs of each student. Most lessons are on a rotating schedule so that a student will not miss the same class each week. There is no cost for lessons during the school year.
Rehearsals begin the first Tuesday in October and continue every Tuesday that school is in session until the end of April. Rehearsals meets in the gymnasium from 8-9:10 a.m. and transportation is not provided by the school district.
Each student will have a practice chart each week to record home practice time. The practice chart also will help each child remember the steps for successful practice and what the assignment is each week. Consistent practice is the key to improvement! Practicing for 20-30 minutes or 5-6 days per week will help your child excel in Band.
Supplies such as lesson books, reeds, valve oil and grease are occasionally needed during the school year. Mrs. Hoff has all of these supplies available for purchase in the band room.
Health Hero’s are 5th grade students who volunteer to come in every Wednesday morning prior to school to make ice packs for the nurse office and replenish care baskets in each room with bandaids and tooth boxes. They also share a health tip of the week and put up posters in school about staying healthy and cleans handles and desks as needed.
The Tech team is an activity open to fourth- and fifth-grade students. Students meet twice a month at school on Thursday mornings and learn tech skills they can use to help out in the classrooms and do technology tasks that are needed in the building.
The Rosemount Elementary School Student Council is comprised of representatives from each of the fifth-grade classrooms. The classroom representatives are appointed by their teacher or voted on by their individual classes.
The Student Council members choose special days each month that the whole school participates in. These dates can be found on the school calendar. This promotes school spirit and a sense of community. Each member is responsible to visit classrooms and inform them of upcoming special days. They also make posters to be hung around the building.
Student Council meetings take place the second Wednesday of each month. The dates are listed on the school calendar.
Camp Propel is a program students qualify for that provides them the opportunity to work on content that helps to prepare them for their upcoming school year. Camp Propel is run for three weeks at the end of July and early August.
Extended Day provides students the opportunity to sign up for before-school or after-school classes. These classes are taught by either a Community Education employee or a current Rosemount Elementary teacher and cover a variety of subject areas.
5th grade students who are interested stay on Monday nights to practice and plan how to make the morning announcements better. The RE News Team is a student run news program. Every day we broadcast live and report the lunch, weather and other school related topics. The Team consists of fifth graders that show interest in media and technology. Students get a chance to work behind the camera and be an anchor.
Robotics Club is open to all fourth- and fifth-grade students. It is free to join. There are multiple sessions during the year. Sessions might cover the basic skills using the Ev3 lego Mindstorm kits or be more advanced problem solving like FIRST Lego League.