Welcome Mr. Schmidt and Hawkfest 2017

We are SO VERY EXCITED to officially welcome our new teacher! Mr. Andrew Schmidt comes to us an experienced educator and performer. He is thrilled to have such an amazing group of students and kids and is so excited to carry on the tradition of outstanding musicality and performance that the Hillgrove Chorus is known for. He will be in and around Hawkfest for you to meet him, say hi and ask any questions.

HAWKFEST 2017 – Are you ready? 

As we were last year – your Chorus Booster Board will be present at Hawkfest in the main gym to answer questions, collect dues, order/discuss uniforms, get contact information and have sign ups available for volunteer positions. We are very excited for the coming school year and have some good times planned.

Seniors – 2-3pm
Juniors – 3-4pm
Sophomores – 4-5pm
Freshman 6-7pm

See you all there!

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Party today!

A few things:

1. Please park on only ONE side of the street for safety reasons. 

2. Please bring a BBQ side dish or dessert to share. 

3.  We have water, but if you would like something else to drink, please bring it. 

See you any time between the hours of 3-7!

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Open House for Mr. Stoner!

When: Saturday, June 17, 3-7pm

Where: Kit Robertson’s house (email for directions)

What: Choral Booster is providing the BBQ, please bring a side dish to share and BYOB. 

Share this with all current students, parents, alumni, friends and family. Help us send our beloved friend and choral director off to his new life in style!

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to the members of the Hillgrove Select Women’s Ensemble
for 2017-2018!

 

 

Select Women’s Ensemble
2017 – 2018

Demiya Akinwande                                                             Sara Prator
Morgan Beckham                                                                 Grace Regan
Jenna Bracewell                                                                    Anna Ruth Riggins
Talisa Byrd                                                                             Mollie Robertson
Caroline Caden                                                                     Meir Rowell
Grace Carter                                                                          Ana Rust
Joyia Collins                                                                           Ansley Scherer
Riayah Copeland                                                                  Megan Scoggins
Hannah Crimm                                                                     Victoria Sigur
Julie Ewert                                                                             Aleya Siwik
Hannah Fakhori                                                                   Regan Skedgell
Amaya Forbes                                                                       Kaitlin Slemons
Alex Forrester                                                                       Patricia Solano-Reimao
Nia Furlow                                                                             Kylie Speer
Samantha Garner                                                                 Claire Squire
Ariana Griggs                                                                        Brianna Stewart
Kathryn Hodges                                                                   Marylou Sutherland
Kaylen Hughes                                                                     Amanda Talbot
Erin Jackson                                                                          Kai Taylor
Jasmine Johnson                                                                  Gia Tejeda
Makayla Langford                                                               Sarah Thorne
Megan McLane                                                                     Kate Thurston
Mackenzie Miller                                                                 Hayden Turner
Katherine Needham                                                            Helen Vo
Maria Nelson                                                                        Hannah Wagner
My-Cheri Onwuzuruike                                                     Ava Wilhoit
Lauren Parks

 

 

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Last day of school – Last day for Uniforms!

Mrs. Robertson will be in the chorus room around the 8:30 hour this morning to receive outstanding choral uniforms. Please make sure they are CLEAN!

Questions? Email!

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Chorus Uniforms Overdue

All uniforms were due last Friday. We still have 5+ outstanding Treble dresses and 10+ outstanding tuxes.

Please make sure the uniform has been cleaned and returned TOMORROW – Tuesday, May 23.

Thank you for your help and consideration!

Questions? Email us!

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Saying Goodbye

Greetings Everyone!!
This message is for all CURRENT chorus families and ALL ALUMNI families and all FRIENDS of Hillgrove Chorus!!
As many of you may have heard, Mr. Stoner has been accepted into an elite Graduate Program at The Univirsity of Miami in Vocal Conducting. Although we are so sad to see him go, what a a fabulous opportunity for him and how proud we are of his accomplishment!!
We said some farewells last night at the Spring Banquet, but we would like another opportunity to spend some time with him and say a final farewell for now!
This opportunity will be on June 17th at the Robertson Home in Heritage Oaks Subdivision right on Dallas Highway.  
The Booster Association is providing the meat (BBQ) and we ask that everyone bring a side dish or dessert to share! Water will also be provided, but feel free to bring whatever else you and your family would like to drink:) 
The time is TBA, however, it will be Open House style, so please consider dropping in for as long as you can!!
Please follow our blog for the most updated info and final time.  
One of Mr. Stoner’s former students has set up a GOFUNDME page for him. Please visit the link below. Although his school is paid for and he will receive a small stipend to use for housing and expenses, he will be in “hungry college student” mode for the next 3 years!! Maybe between all of us, we can make sure he doesn’t go without a good meal when he needs it!!
​gofundme.com/going-away-for-wes-stoner
Thank you everyone and please send any questions and don’t forget to follow our blog below!!
Hope to see many of you on June 17th!!​

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Hillgrove High School Choral Booster Association

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Kit Robertson President

Lorena Elsey Vice President

Beth Pound Secretary

Laura Sinyard Treasurer

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Concert Tonight and Other Info

Concert TONIGHT! 
7pm 
Boland Auditorium

Dinner will be served to all the kids at 5pm in the cafeteria. Please make sure that you eat and get ready afterward. Mr. Stoner will want to do warm ups, so please make good use of your time.

Other Info:

  • Uniform collection will begin on Wednesday, May 17 in the mornings at the start of class. Please make sure your dress or tux has been cleaned before turning it in.
    Treble dress – machine washable in cold, gentle, hang to dry.
    Tux – please dry clean. If you will be returning next year, please put your name on the outside of the plastic on the tux and we will hang it as a grouping.
  • Spring Banquet RSVP – if you paid the “entire year” dues back at the beginning of the school year, that includes a banquet ticket for the student, but we still need to count you. If parents or siblings want to accompany you, we need that number also, so please RSVP – $15/adults, $7.50/kids under 10. Deadline for banquet RSVP is FRIDAY, May 12.
  • Spring Banquet – Burnt Hickory Baptist Church – Tuesday, May 16
    6:30pm for those eating dinner.
    7:45-8pm for those NOT eating dinner.
    Please observe these times as it will help with the flow of people and for the church workers providing the dinner.
  • ATTENTION JUNIOR PARENTS – we need your help with the Senior Table – please contact us hillgrovechorusbooster@gmail.com.

 

Questions? Comments? Queries? Please email us!

 

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Power point posted

The power point from tonight’s meeting is posted under “Meeting Minutes”.

Please watch at your leisure and contact us if you have any questions. We will need some JUNIOR PARENT Volunteers to help with the Senior table and decorations. Please be on the lookout for an email.

Please also be on the lookout about the information pertaining to the return of the uniforms after the concert and note that they must be cleaned (Men’s – dry cleaned, Treble – can be machine washed in cold and hung to dry). If there are any Select Women’s dresses that you would like to donate (or Treble dresses), we would welcome them!

 

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Meeting tonight!

Good morning!

We will hold our last meeting for the school year tonight at 6:30 in the chorus room. We need to vote in our new slate of officers, talk about the Spring Concert Hospitality needs and the Spring Banquet Volunteer needs.

I promise it will be easy!

See you there!

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