• BOY SCOUT TROOP 206

    For information please contact:
    Scott Auch
    586-350-3950
    leader@bsatroop206.org

    CUB SCOUT PACK 206

    For more information contact
    Ray Herrera
    586-945-9227
    pickodegallo@hotmail.com
    OR
    Mike Felcyn
    810-348-4962

    ELEMENTARY BAND                                                                                                                              

    5th-grade Introduction to Instrumental Music
    For our 5th grade students, a unit called Introduction to Instrumental Music occurs during the first 7 weeks of the school year. Every 5th grader in the district receives this instruction. During this time, students will learn how to play the song flute, as well as review and apply many of the skills they have learned in their vocal music class. They learn new skills in areas such as note recognition, reading and counting rhythms, tone production, tempo, pulse, etc. This 7-week unit concludes with a concert. After the Song Flute Concert, students may elect to continue in the program by joining the 5th-grade Beginning Band. There will be an Instrument Rental Night immediately following the concert.

    5th Grade Beginning Band 
    In 5th grade, beginning band is an optional program. Students can continue in the instrumental music program on a variety of band instruments. For our band program to provide the best possible learning scenario for every student, the balance of instrumentation must be addressed. Any student may choose to play the following instruments in 5th-grade band: flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet or trombone. Students interested in playing percussion will be selected through an audition process, as these spots are limited within the ensemble. Those chosen to play percussion are required to have a “bell kit” for both 5th and 6th-grade band. Students who decide to continue in the band program must obtain an instrument on their own. They are also required to have a music stand and a band book (the "Essential Elements" method book). 

    Information on obtaining an instrument for the band will be provided during the song flute portion of the school year. Additional information can always be obtained by emailing the band instructor at your child’s school. 

    There are two (2) band concerts required for 5th grade beginning band students: one in January and one in May. There are no other after school requirements, other than regular “at-home” practice. 

    6th Grade Band is a continuation of the study of instrumental music. The students have the same requirements in regards to instruments as 5th Grade Band. There are some additional after school requirements needed to increase the level of performance and achievement during the year. 

    Students who are new to the district may learn an instrument in 6th grade. It is strongly recommended that those students also see a private tutor to help catch them up. 

    There will be two (2) concerts required for the 6th-grade band: one during the winter and one in the spring (see Elementary School Band Handbook- Schedule of Events). Information regarding any extra rehearsals will be sent home and posted on this web page. Attendance at any non-schedule event will be voluntary.

    6th Grade Band
    6th Grade Band is a continuation of the study of instrumental music. The students have the same requirements in regards to instruments as 5th Grade Band. The expectations of 6th-graders become more rigorous, as the music becomes more complex, and requires the students to learn more on their own. At-home practice is a necessity.

    Students who are new to the district may learn an instrument in 6th grade. It is strongly recommended that those students also see a private tutor to help catch them up. 

    There will be two (2) concerts required for the 6th-grade band: one in January and one in May. There are no other after school requirements, other than regular “at-home” practice. 


    Private Lessons/Band Tutors
    Information regarding lessons is available from the band teacher. Lessons are not required but are highly recommended. Private instruction greatly enhances a child’s learning. The individualized instruction can help guide a student in any areas of weakness, and the tutor can give instrument-specific strategies to improve elements of a student's playing. Many band members from Fraser High School will tutor 5th and 6th-grade band students or you can choose from several professional teachers as well. 

    Book Requirements 
    All 5th and 6th-grade band students use “Essential Elements" for their instruction. These books can be obtained at most of the local music stores. Each student must have their own book specific to his or her instrument. This book must be brought to school along with the instrument and folding music stand for each class session ( see Elementary School Band Handbook- Weekly Band Schedule). 

    Questions regarding 5th or 6th grade Band?

    Please feel free to email marissa.huysentruyt@fraserk12.org

    Marissa Huysentruyt, Director

    FRASER YOUTH CHOIR

     

    The Fraser Youth Choir is open to all 5th and 6th-grade
    students in the district.  Love to sing?  Then join us!

    The Fraser Youth Choir program offers a choral experience not found in most general music classrooms. Students will perform at least three times
    throughout the course of the school year.  It will be our pleasure to work with this choir and we are excited about the opportunity
    to work with your child again this season.

    ~Karen Hagerty and Nic Charland

    Mrs. Hagerty- Email           Mr. Charland - Email

    GIRL SCOUTS

    Disney has 3 troops that are very active in charity work and fun events throughout the year. The Girl Scout Troops coordinate each year for our annual Daddy-Daughter Dance for all Disney families.

    Mrs. Fabirkiewicz, Mrs. Grupido, Mrs. Nordstrom, Mrs. Cox, Advisors

    GREEN TEAM

    Disney's Green Team and Green Team Jr. 

    For Grades 3-6 an 1-2. Students meet after school to plan strategies for recycling and complete activities focused on environmentally friendly practices. The Green Team sustains the activities required to have Disney Elementary be designated as a Green School.

    • Learn about ways to help the Earth
    • Make a difference
    • Make Crafts
    • Join the Green Team

    Green Team Application
    Mrs. Hamilton, Advisor

    RUNNING CLUB

    A club to encourage and model lifelong healthy practices.

    Ms. Stenger, Advisor

    SAFETY SQUAD

    These students support student behavior on the buses and around the school mainly during arrival, dismissal and during lunch.   Safeties monitor specific posts throughout their duties supporting safety and expected positive behavior.

    Mrs. Filip, Advisor

    SCIENCE OLYMPIAD

    After school club. Students work in teams representing Disney on specific events with parent coaches in preparation for the local and regional Science Olympiad Competitions each Spring.

    Mrs. Hamilton, Advisor

    STUDENT COUNCIL

    Organizes school efforts and school activism. Student Council efforts may go to support a charitable organization, or their efforts may focus on items for the school body such as added playground equipment.

    Mrs. Saoud, Advisor

    Mrs. Kilcline, Advisor

     

    YOUNG REMBRANDTS

    Young Rembrandts: This is a commercial program that any student can participate in but there is a charge for the classes that are paid directly to Young Rembrandts. There are 6-week programs that meet once a week at Disney.