Before School Music

Before School Music Groups (7:45-8:20am)

Monday: Elite Choir

Tuesday and Thursday: Xylophone Ensemble

Friday: Elite Choir and SOAR Choir 

I am so excited to announce that this year our 1st-5th grade Jefferson students will have the opportunity to participate in choir! Elite Choir, for our 3rd-5th grade students, will meet Monday and Friday mornings. SOAR Choir will include 1st and 2nd graders that will join our Elite Choir on Friday mornings. (*Elite Choir members are automatically in SOAR choir.) 

Also returning this year is our Xylophone Ensemble for 3rd-5th graders! Xylophone ensemble will meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Our Spring Musical is also open for 3rd-5th graders. Auditions will begin in January (more information to come!) and we will perform 1 evening performance and 1 school performance in March. 

Our Jefferson music groups will have multiple performance opportunities both in and out of school. Parents/Guardians/Guests are welcome to attend all in-school performances! 

  • Nov. 10th @9:30am: Veterans’ Day Assembly (SOAR choir)
  • Nov. 18th @9:30am: SOAR Assembly (SOAR choir)
  • Dec. 9th @6:30pm: Craft Night 6:30 (SOAR choir)
  • Dec. TBD: Sing For Santa at Tri-City Americans game (Elite choir)
  • Dec. TBD: Richland Parks and Rec. Tree Lighting Ceremony (SOAR choir)
  • Dec. TBD: Caroling opportunities for local senior citizen homes
  • Feb. 28th @7:00pm: Richland School District Choir Showcase @RHS (Elite choir)
  • March 23rd @5:30pm and March 24th @1:00pm: SPRING MUSICAL! (3rd-5th audition only)
  • March 31st @9:30am: SOAR Assembly (Xylo.)
  • April 20th @5:30pm: Culture Fair (TBD choir)
  • May 30th @7:00: Richland School District Mallet Showcase @EMS (Xylo.)

Derek O'Konek
Principal
derek.okonek@rsd.edu