What a Weekend for Band Students! 300 Chelmsford Band Students Perform for CPS Annual “Band Night,” Band Students Perform at UMASS Band Day at Gillette Stadium
On Friday, October 14th, the Chelmsford High School Marching Band extended an invitation to the McCarthy and Parker Middle School Band Members to participate in a combined halftime show at the CHS Varsity Football game. Approximately 200 middle school musicians took part in this unique experience where they could see what it is like first-hand to be a member of the high school band.
The students took part in a large group rehearsal in the afternoon. The high school student leaders did a phenomenal job of welcoming the younger students and making them feel at home. Each instrument section treated the grades 6-8 students to token gifts, taught them a few basic marching commands and went over the music for the performance that evening. All of the students that had a pizza dinner together and marched over to the stadium for the big event. Read More.
Professor Jon Star partners with CPS to implement new approach to teaching Algebra I.
When it comes to teaching Algebra I, Professor Jon Star believes it is not just what students are learning — as far as formulas and equations — but how they are exploring multiple explanations and strategies for solving algebra problems. Read More.