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.
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.