For any Grand Oaks and Oak Ridge Alumni wanting to sing Why We Sing on Friday, May 13 at 7:00. Use the link below to read the music and refresh on your parts. If you just sing melody, that’s great. Hope to see you there!!
We have TWO more GO Flag placements for this school year. Memorial Day (5/28 & 6/4) and July 4th (7/2 & 7/9). These are very hard to have staffed but we need your help. Memorial Day only needs a few more volunteers but July 4th needs over 40. Please consider signing up to help. Earn you letter jacket points and help raise money for the choir program at the same time.
Memorial Day Sign Up:
Fourth of July Sign Up:
Choir Banquet will be on Friday, May 20 at 7 PM in the GOHS Cafeteria! This year’s theme is 80’s!
If you would like to attend, use the link below to sign up. Cost is $10 which covers your food and commemorative 80s banquet t-shirt. There will be dancing, a photo booth, prizes, and more. Wear your best 80s attire and get ready for a fantastic time!
There will be a meeting for trip participants on Monday, April 4 at 6:30 pm on zoom. Parents and Students should be in attendance. If both cannot be present, at least one must be in attendance to receive the information for the upcoming 3 day trip to the Austin area. Below is the meeting information to log in for the zoom. There is a passcode to get into the meeting.
J.R. is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Spring Trip Parent – Student Meeting
Time: Apr 4, 2022 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 821 1434 8026
This Friday is the choir social from 3-5 pm right after school! Come enjoy games, egg hunts, snacks, and time with our choir friends! Use the link below to sign up so you can attend!
A week from tonight is our Pre-UIL Concert in the GOHS Auditorium. The concert will begin at 7:00 as stated on the calendar sent home last semester and the updated calendar sent home before spring break. (You can find that on the choir website under documents) This is a major test grade and attendance is required. Missing results in a failing grade as live concerts cannot be made up.
The dress/uniform for Pre-UIL is going to be the choir shirt, jeans, and close toed shoes. This year’s shirt is the light gray shirt. Jeans should be nice in appearance and have no holes or rips on them. Shoes need to be normal and close toed for stage safety. Sandals, crocs, heels, etc. are not appropriate foot wear.
Call time for the concert is 5:30pm. The auditorium will be open for the general audience at 6:45pm. If you have a conflict or issue, please communicate that with the choir directors ASAP and before the day of the concert. We will not be answering questions on Tuesday, the day of. Please take care of any concert business 24 hours or more in advance.
Congratulations to the Chamber Singers on outstanding performances Thursday and Saturday for Madrigal Festival in Dallas. You set a very high bar for our program and it is thrilling! We are so proud of each and every one of you. You are wonderful people and stellar musicians. The recordings from both concerts are below!
Tuesday, February 22 is our spirit day at Marble Slab/Great American Cookies in the Kroger shopping center across from GOHS on 99. Go in anytime during store hours and a portion of your purchase will come back to the booster club! It’s a great time to buy cookies or get a sweet treat. Help support booster club to support our students!
February 28 is our 4th grade Honor Choir rehearsal from 4:30-6:00 in the cafeteria. Officers need to be at GOHS by 4:00 to help set up equipment. Officers need to be back by 6:00 to help take down equipment and return it to the choir room.
March 1 is our 4th Grade Honor Choir concert at GOHS at 7:00 in the auditorium. A Cappella, Chamber Singers, and Statesmen are participating and need to arrive at 5:00 to set up the stage. They will rehearse at 5:30 and the 4th graders will arrive at 6:00. If you are not a driver, please be sure to have your ride here by 7:30 to pick you up once we are done with the concert and taking down the stage. No one should be waiting to be picked up by a parent.
It is time for another round of GO Flags! President’s Day is in February and we need help placing and picking up February 19th and February 26th. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN!
Thank you to those who have been helping all year but it is time for others to step up and help! Make sure you sign up using the link below. Grab a friend and knock out a route together! The more the merrier and it only takes maybe an hour from your Saturday to place them and less than that to pick them up.
Today, Wednesday January 19 is a SPIRIT DAY at JAX Burgers on Rayford Road. You can go anytime they are open for business and support the choir. At check out, let them know you are supporting GOHS Choir and a portion of your meal comes back to the choir. Tell your friends, family, neighbors, and neighborhood page to come out and support the choir!