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articles to check out!!

November 30, 2015
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Opinion pieces:

● More Than Bullets Killed Laquan McDonald by Mary Mitchell

http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/7/71/1119435/more-than-bullets-killed-laquan-mcdonald-
teenage-chicago-police-shooting-victim

● Plenty of Blame to Go Around by Neil Steinberg

http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/7/71/1114938/plenty-blame-go-around

● Chicago Will Soon See How Laquan McDonald Died. Be Passionate. Be Peaceful by Chicago

Tribune Editorial Board

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-laquan-mcdonald-police-video-edit-1122-20151120-story.html

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alternative assignments for Varsity Band Only

November 24, 2015
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hello students!!  this is for varsity band only!!  WOO!!

this is the alternative assignment for friday:

this is the alternative assignment for monday

people that missed friday: nygel, ramon, danny, nico, vince, michael thomas, darius, ben, pam, john, ilijah, pope, marshay, daisy, mariah, ramsey.

people that showed up sunday: this counts as an assignment and extra credit.  mariah, makika, tyanna, david, elizabeth, sara, angie, rojas, frank, vince, keegan, tanzania, tia, scott, pope, devon, marco, erin, karina

instructions:  must be typed!!

-name, date, event missed, title of video, reason why you missed.

answer the following questions:

  1. have you missed an event before (why/why not…yes..or…no must explain in detail)
  2. did you tell mr. flygt that you were going to miss?
  3. did you e-mail mr. flygt you were going to miss?
  4. realistically, do you want to miss events? why/why not
  5. realistically, do you want to make it to events?  why/why not
  6. do you have your phone out all the time?  yes or no
  7. are you constantly on your phone during class in school – a blatant violation of the rules.  yes or no.
  8. do you do your homework during 1st period?
  9. do you do your band work in other classes?  for example, do you practice your high-stepping during english composition lectures?
  10. please name 1 thing you did positive this week.
  11. please name 1 thing you saw someone else do that was positive this week.
  12. give me 5 sentences about what you see in the video.
  13. list 10 things that you feel are interesting about the video.
  14. name 1 thing you took away from the video and may be able to fit into your daily life schedule.

is anyone actually going to watch these?


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pep band dates and MORE

November 16, 2015
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Pep Band Events

All events are mandatory.  We stay the entire game.  Be in gym 1 at specified time unless noted.  Band must wear yellow shirt. 

Friday November 20th 3:45 pm – Green and Gold

Sunday November 22nd – Stand Up Rally – 9:30 am….? Can we do this?

Monday November 23rd – 5 pm Thanksgiving Tournament

Tuesday November 24th – 5 pm Thanksgiving Tournament

Wednesday December 2nd – 4:30 pm Home Game

Wednesday December 9th – 4:30 pm Home Game

Wednesday January 6th – 4:30 pm Home Game

Wednesday January 20th – 4:30 pm Home Game

Saturday January 23rd – 4:30 pm Home Game

Wednesday January 27th – 4:30 pm Home Game

Saturday February 20th – 4:30 pm Home Game

OTHER GREAT DATES

THURSDAY DEC. 10th- Oloboom feature at Bomba Showcase!  4048 w. armitage.  free.  6-7:30pm.  come by!

FRIDAY DEC. 11th – HOLIDAY CONCERT!!  7 pm/  Varsity Band Arrive 5 pm.  We are first/

WEDNESDAY DEC. 16th JAZZ BAND @ Borelli’s 7 pm

CHRISTMAS BREAK DEC. 19th – JAN. 3rd

THURSDAY JAN. 14th.  Fatbook @ The House of Blues w/ The Wailers

FRIDAY FEB. 5th NO SCHOOL (END OF SEMESTER)

FEB. 17th-20th MUSICAL

FRIDAY FEB. 26th Varsity Band in T.A.S.T.E 4:30 pm Full Uniform

SATURDAY MARCH 12th SOLO CONTEST ALL DAY BABY – ALL DAY…

SATURDAY APRIL 2nd CARNAVAL @ SRBCC w/ Jorge Alabe 7 pm

MONDAY APRIL 18th-22nd SPRING BREAK!  WOO!

MAY 13th or 20th Nani

TENTATIVE SATURDAY MAY 28th MARATHON

THURSDAY JUNE 9TH SPRING/SUMMER SHOW

FRIDAY JUNE 10th SENIOR BANQUET

GRADUATION JUNE 14th 


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quarter 1 is in the books!

November 12, 2015
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it is almost that time!

other updates:

here is the article i was talking about with respect to the situation at u of missouri.

let me know if you need anything!


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#nostalgia

November 11, 2015
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some classic photos here.

love and joy, come to you, and to you glad christmas too!

winnie

this is a picture of winston in 2005.  he is no longer with us.

i am still looking for nice ferret pics.


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hey! happy update!

November 10, 2015
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i doubt you will actually listen to these tracks and think about it.  but here it goes

music is a wonderful, powerful, and magical thing.  why not check it out.

varsity band – lets do this!  check your e-mail

beginning band 2nd!!  go to auditorium!  find me in the back middle behind mr. hudson – near the audio booth.

everybody else!!  keep it up!!  woo!!  it is going to be a great week and great year!!

if something is up with grading please e-mail me.

all the best


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new music and more

November 5, 2015
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reminder, beginning band playing test and quiz on friday!  quiz is in google classroom

varsity band 

jazz band/percussion we have reviews due friday!  

beginning band!

La – La (1 octave minor scale)

trumpets/clarinets – A B C D E F G A

flutes/trombones/mallets – G A B-flat C D E-flat F G

french horn – D E F G A B-flat C D


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A Music Educator with a strong love for percussion. At Lane Tech we work on building confidence and proficiency in music. You can reach me at aflygt@cps.edu.

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