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Fun Photos Incentives

The Grand Champion of Ice Cream Scoops is…

Lainey

Lainey!  Congrats to Lainey for completing 13 scoops for the summer ice cream challenge.  Not only does she receive her favorite ice cream, but she also receives a gift card for earning the most scoops.  This year I had students complete two practice activities, concert attendance, theory (plus composing a piece), technique, and technology (optional).  Students earned up to five “sprinkles” at each lesson and 15 sprinkles converted to one scoop.

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Hooray!  All of my students made the 8 scoop goal.   Each of them will receive their favorite 1/2 gallon (or equivalent, 1.75 quarts or whatever) of ice cream at their first lesson in September.

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Fun Photos Incentives

Ice Cream Winners

It has taken forever to get the pictures off of my camera.  Here are the winners and their favorite ice cream flavors.

Earned the most scoops and not only received his favorite ice cream, but also $5.
Earned the most scoops and not only received his favorite ice cream, but also $5.
Ben
She looks just like my niece, Arden.
She looks just like my niece, Arden.
Lainey
Brooklyn
Damon
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Incentives

Ice Cream Results are In

Congratulations to Drew W. for earning the most scoops during the Activities For Ice Cream Challenge.  He will receive his favorite ice cream and a gift card to Jamba Juice for his efforts!  9, 10, and 11 scoops were also past the 8 scoop goal:  Bella, Ben, Brooklyn, Damon, and Lainey will also receive their favorite ice cream.

Attending concerts is important and many of the students watched a concert from home by viewing http://www.fromthetop.org.  We will continue to work on theory concepts, technic, and other skills during the year, but visually seeing progress through ice cream scoops is one of my favorite ways to reward and help students during the summer.

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Way to go!

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Federation Incentives

NFMC

Congratulations to Jill for earning her 45-point cup and Rachel for earning her 30-point cup.  It was a group effort from family and multiple teachers.

While the rating is not the reason why I have my students participate in solo festival of Federation, it is the performance experience that I value.  It does show persistence to earn gold cups when you consider it takes at least three years to earn one (15 points).  The 45-point cup is Jill’s third gold cup, and the 30-point cup is Rachel’s second.

The National Federation of Music Clubs Junior Pledge is inspiring.  Here it is:  I acknowledge my indebtedness to good music; I know that the music of a nation inspires of degrades; I realize that acquaintance with great music instills a love of that which brings courage and lofty ideals and tends toward clean, noble living.  I promise to do all in my power to make America truly musical.

Jill and her 45-point cup
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Congrats girls!

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Incentives

Ice Cream Challenge Summer 2012

Congratulations to the students who earned their favorite 1/2 gallon of ice cream.  Lillian and Rachel tied for the most scoops.  They also received a gift card to Jamba Juice.  Way to go!

Activities For Ice Cream
Earn 8 scoops by the end of the summer and earn your favorite 1/2 gallon of ice cream!