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STEM Orchestra Booster's
Dine and Dance

Friday, January 23, 2015
Coatesville Moose Lodge
1200 Airport Rd, Coatesville.


PLEASE COME
AND SUPPORT THE STUDENTS.

We have to come up with about $200 more for each of the 50 students attending The STEM Academy Orchestra field trip to NYC to perform at Carnegie Hall. Each parent is already paying $1,000/student; thus the fund-raising activities for this group. This is the "Orchestra Rose Bowl!"
 
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The Downingtown Indoor Percussion Beef & Beverage
When: Friday January 30, 2015
Where: The Village Room
@ the Lionville Fire Company
Time: 7-11pm
  • There will be a live band! AtomMcLovin will be performing, featuring some of our very own techs!
  • There will also be a silent auction & raffle
  • Yes, there will be beer!
    (This is an over 21 Event!)

 Cost: $25.00 a ticket
Dress: Casual

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Downingtown East
Cougar Cabaret Night

$10.00 per person
Friday, February20,2015
7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
DEHS Auditorium

Special presale tickets include one free raffle ticket, admission to the singing competition, and
admission to the Kutztones performance. (Please RSVP by January 30 with payment to Mr. Speakman)
Click Here for the PRESALE TICKET FORM


Additional raffle tickets will be sold at lunches and during the event.

Event tickets purchased at the door for $10 will not include a free raffle ticket.

Beverages and light snacks will be available for purchase in the lobby during the show.

Please RSVP by January 30 with payment to Mr. Speakman
 


CONGRATULATIONS!

Congratulations to the following students on their acceptance into the 2015 Pennsylvania Music Educator's Association District 12 Choir:

DOWNINGTOWN EAST HIGH SCHOOL
From Adam Speakman, Choral Director, Downingtown East H.S
 Christina Borst, Nicky Cacchione, Maddie Crowley, Alex Harding, Heather Kalkiewicz, Marissa Martini, Ethan O'Grady, Laney Pleasanton, Danielle Rodgers, and Marissa Tomeo.

DOWNINGTOWN STEM ACADEMY
 From Brian P. Lloyd, Choral Director, Downingtown STEM Academy
Alison Dougherty - Soprano 2, Rachana Mudipalli - Alto 1

DOWNINGTOWN WEST HIGH SCHOOL
From
Matt McCloskey, Choir Director, Downingtown West H.S.
   
Jackson Betz,  Matthew McCool, Kayla Reiner, and Davis Roper

From January 22-24 they will join other other gifted choral students from high schools throughout Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia counties to perform in a festival at Immaculata University with guest conductor, Dr. Thomas Lloyd from Haverford College.


MORE CONGRATULATIONS!

Laney Pleasanton, Soprano I, from Downingtown East High School has been selected to perform in the All-Eastern Treble Voice Chorus (Honors Ensemble) at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence, RI. in April 2015. 
 


A MESSAGE FROM
Donna Beard,  MPA President


What is Downingtown High Schools Music Parent’s Association?   In a word it is “YOU” ---- and other parents like you who want to see our kids get the best experience they can from being involved in the music programs offered.   We represent all three Downingtown High Schools --- East, West and STEM.   We are the parents of students in BAND, CHOIR, COLOR GUARD, INDOOR PERCUSSION, AND ORCHESTRA in all three high schools.   We lend support, both moral and financial, as well as help promote and maintain an active and enthusiastic interest in the various music programs.  

We need your help and support.   Please volunteer through the Ivolunteer link on this page.     Come to our monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month.   Like our Facebook page.

We want to hear from you.   We want to share our student’s achievements in these programs.    If you have video or pictures, please send them or the YouTube link to us so we can share them with the other parents via our Facebook page.   They can be sent to mpa.donna@gmail.com, or message us through our Facebook page..  
 


Senior DSF Account Withdrawal Form
click here for PDF format
click here for Microsoft Word "fill-in form" docx format


MPA
2014-2015 Meeting Dates

11/11/2014 – All Programs West @ 7:30

01/13/2015 – All Programs East @ 7:30

02/10/2015 – All Programs West @ 7:30

03/10/2015 – All Programs East @ 7:30

04/14/2015 – All Programs West @ 7:30
(Elections meeting)

05/12/2015 – All Programs East @ 7:30

06/09/2015 – 8th Grade Picnic Night @ 6:30

Click here for a PDF download of this schedule.


Click here for prior MPA meeting minutes
 

Concessions and other Volunteer needs are posted.    

It is never too early to volunteer

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Tell us where you would be
willing and able to volunteer.


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for more information.

For the families who couldn't attend the picnic,
 the handouts can be download here:
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8th Grade Welcome Letter  PDF

MPA Information Handout  
PDF

2014-2015 MPA Meeting Dates  
PDF

Student Information Sheet
Word   PDF
Mail to: MPA, PO Box 606, Downingtown PA 19335
 
 
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