Amy Ruhlman
ruhlmaav@pwcs.edu
703-791-0727

 

 


 

Message from Mrs. Ruhlman

I hope you are all resting this summer.  For those of you interested, I have added the Jr. Regional and the Jr. All County Audition materials under the "files and documents" tab.

Mrs. Ruhlman
Benton Middle School
Orchestra Director


6th and 7th Grade Orchestra Standards of Learning
--Link to class standards (see page 25):  
 http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/standards_docs/fine_arts/2013/music/std_finearts_music.pdf

--Standards covered so far: 
MII.1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19

8th Grade Orchestra Standrads of Learning
-- Link to class standards (see page 28):
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/standards_docs/fine_arts/2013/music/std_finearts_music.pdf

--Standards covered so far:
MIAD.1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 13, 14, 16, 17, 19

Class Schedule:                                             
 

Purple/Gold

Period 1

8th Gr. Adv. orchestra

Period 2

8th Gr. Adv. Orchestra

Period 3

6th Gr. continuing orchestra

Period 4

Planning

Period 5

7th Grade Orchestra

Period 6

7th Grade Orchestra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements

All orchestra assessments have been suspended until further notice by the VMEA and VBODA.  Meaning, as of now 8th grade and chamber ensemble will NOT have assessment on March 21.  I will you keep you updated via as I hear information.

Up-coming dates:
6th Grade:

April 22                         Solo and Ensemble at LRMS
April 14 - 4/26          Music Department Cookie Dough Fundraiser (dates may be adjusted)
May 25                          End-of-year Spring Concert


7th Grade:

April 22                         Solo and Ensemble at LRMS
April 14 - 4/26          Music Department Cookie Dough Fundraiser (dates may be adjusted)
April 17 & 18             Jr. Regional Event (only students who made it)
May 21                          End-of-year Spring Concert

8th Grade:

April 22                         Solo and Ensemble at LRMS
April 14 - 4/26          Music Department Cookie Dough Fundraiser (dates may be adjusted)
April 17 & 18             Jr. Regional Event (only students who made it)
May 21                          End-of-year Spring Concert
May 22                          8th Grade Hershey Park Trip

Learning targets
6th and 7th grade students have been focusing on note reading and rhythm comprehension.