Notations – August 25, 2019

Notations: Weekly e-Bulletin for SLHS Chorus Families

Delivered to you via email on Sundays and posted in News & Notations section of our website, Notations aim to help you stay up to date with important Chorus affairs! Be sure to read through the bulletin carefully so you won’t miss any urgent information!

Welcome to the SLHS Chorus 2019-2020!

Here is a Special Message from the Choral Director:

Chorus Uniform Fittings & Volunteer Needs

Gown Fittings (All New Female Students):

Students will be sized for their gowns in the Dressing Rooms this week. As Gowns will be ordered through the school, you will pay through My School Bucks. Once you receive your gown, you will then need to get it altered (specific information on alterations will be posted later.)

DateTime/Period# of Parent Volunteers Needed
Wed, 8/288:10 – 9:36 am (Pd. 1) 3
Thurs, 9/58:10 – 9:36 am (Pd. 1) 3
Mon, 9/98:10 – 9:36 am (Pd. 1) 3
Tuxedo Fittings (New & Returning Students):
DateTime/Period# of Parent Volunteers Needed
Wed, 9/41:20 – 2:55 pm (Pd. 8) 2
Thurs, 9/51:20 – 2:55 pm (Pd. 7) 2
Fri, 9/61:20 – 2:55 pm (Pd. 8) 2
Mon, 9/91:20 – 2:55 pm (Pd.7) 2
Parent Volunteers Needed for Each Session above:

If you are available and willing to help on any of these days, please email Mitsuyo Sprague ASAP at

2019 Winter Chorus Trip to Disney

We are proud to announce that the South Lakes High School Chorus Department auditioned and was accepted to perform at Walt Disney World in Orlando this December!

This Trip is OPTIONAL and open to all Chorus Department students.  Students on the trip will have great opportunities such as to:

  • perform in the Candlelight Processional at Epcot (limited to 78 students,)
  • perform at Disney Springs, and/or
  • attend a workshop.

Moreover, the students will also be able to visit Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios!

Trip Dates:  Wednesday, 12/ 4, 2019 – Saturday, 12/7, 2019

Click on this link for the tentative itinerary:

Contracts/Applications and Payment instructions will be sent out at the beginning of the school year.  Please note: Below is an estimated payment schedule (exact amounts are subject to change): 

Payment InstallmentsPayment AmountDue Date
Payment # 1$350September 4, 2019
Payment # 2$230September 30, 2019
Payment # 3$230October 4, 2019
Payment # 4$230 (exact amount TBD)October 25, 2019

Details on how you can start fundraising NOW for the trip:

Please contact with any Disney trip questions. 

Broadway Night 2020 Auditions: September 24, 25, 26

Broadway Night is a musical theatre intensive offered to students in grades 5-12 who are part of the South Lakes High School Pyramid.

More information on Broadway Night and the Audition Tracks are available now: 

BACK TO CHORUS NIGHT: September 18, 6:00–8:15 pm (2 parts)

Back to Chorus Night (separate from Back to School Night) is designed to help all chorus families get acclimated to the new school year and understand the mission and scope of the program. 

More specifically, we will present (a) changes to the program, (b) new initiatives and (c) a comprehensive picture of this year’s expectations, performances & events.

New to Chorus Meet & Greet – 6:00-7:00 pm, Cafeteria

We cordially invite parents and guardians, who are new to South Lakes Chorus, to come an hour before Back to Chorus Night to:

  • meet the PCA (Parents for Choral Arts) Officers, other adults with kids in your singer’s choral group and
  • learn more about the ways adults support the choral program throughout the year
Mandatory Back to Chorus Night – 7:00-8:15 pm, Theatre

An in-depth view of the department goals and initiatives for this year will be presented.  Therefore, All Parents (returning and new) and All Students (returning and new) are expected to attend. 

Importantly, during the event, New Students will be meeting separately with the student chorus officers to get acquainted and learn about the program in the cafeteria.

Enrichment Opportunities