Topic outline

  • General

    eDay Lessons
    • Concert 03/07/17

      ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY- This concert has been in the syllabus since the first day of school. Concerts are 40% of your overall grade. Exceptions will only be made for true EMERGENCIES. If you miss for a birthday, sport, or other movable appointment, you will get a zero in the grade book.

      • Topic 2

        Welcome to Band!

        I am excited that you will be joining me in band this year. I am eager to get started and make music with all of you! As we begin the new year, please remember my classroom rules:

        1. Be on time and prepared.
        2. Be respectful.
        3. Have a good attitude.

        No matter how skilled you are coming into 7th grade band, everyone will have fun and learn a lot as long as you follow these rules and apply yourselves. We are going to have a great year!

        -Ms. Norrod
      • This topic

        Pep Band!!!

        Pep Band Audio Links

        Please practice with these recordings to prepare for pep band games. Songs that should be learned by the next game are highlighted.

        Drum set players must have prepared written notes/guides for each song he/she has been assigned. This will be checked for a grade.

        Bad Romance 

        Barbara Ann (version isn't exactly the same as your music)

        Can't stop the Feeling (0:40- 1:26) /I got you- see midi file below also (Stand Shorts)  



        Crazy little Thing Called Love

        Crazy Train 

        The Edge of Glory

        Fight Song (See file Below)

        Final Countdown




        Rocky (Gonna Fly Now) Recording unavailable

        Stacy's Mom

        Star Spangled Banner

        Sweet Caroline


        Twist and Shout

        We Will Rock You

        You Give Love a Bad Name

        Flash Gordon


      • Band Chairs! Practice Leaderboard

        Band Chairs 02/6/17
        Flutes Saxes
        1st Lee
        1st Myers
        2nd Spence
        1st Weisgerber
        3rd Smith 2nd Bowerman
        Clarinets Trombones
        1st Slade 1st Kinnett-Weadick
        2nd Manlove 2nd Bowers
        3rd Helsley
        3rd Besecker Tuba


        Practice Log Leaderboard

        In the Lead: Madison Myers

        Strong Second: Hannah Lee

        • This Week's Practice Journal

          Weekly Practice Logs

          All students in the National Trail Middle School Band Program will be required to complete at least 60 minutes a week of practice (in addition to the regular 2-3 days a week of class).  This is equivalent to practicing 12-15 minutes a day, four to five days a week.   Musical performance is a physical activity which requires frequent repetition of newly acquired skills.  My recommendation is to pick a time each day to spend practicing and stick to it. 


          The student with the highest total logged minutes at the end of each quarter will receive a PRIZE!

          If you lost the sheet, I have attached an extra to print off. Let Ms. Norrod know if you have any questions.