• Welcome to Mrs. Schrade's Class

    Orchestra students will have the opportunity to learn bowed stringed instruments - violin, viola, cello and bass. Students start the program as beginners. With practice and patience, Orchestra students become advanced musicians, capable of creating beautiful music and enhancing life around them. The virtual class schedule for Orchestra students is: (Zoom links will be on Canvas)
    • 3rd Grade Orchestra: M & W, 1:45-2:15
    • 4th Grade Orchestra: M & W, 2:15-2:45
    • 5th Grade Orchestra: T@1:45-2:15, Th@2:15-2:45
    • 6th Grade Orchestra: T@2:15-2:45, Th@1:45-2:15
    • 7th/8th Orchestra: Day B, 9:00-11:00
    General Music students will have weekly classes during which they will focus on the many aspects that create the music we hear around us in our daily lives.  This will include: steady beat, rhythm, melody, harmony, note reading, and much more!  3rd graders will participate in an introduction to violin in the fall semester and recorders in the spring semester.  There's always so much going on in the world of music.  We will have fun exploring it together! The virtual class schedule for General Music students is: (Zoom links will be on Canvas)
    • Kinder Music: Tuesday, 12:45-1:15
    • Brown Music: Monday, 12:45-1:15
    • 3rd Grade Music: Wednesday, 1:15-1:45
    • 5th Grade Music: Friday, 1:15-1:45
    • 6th Grade Music: Friday, 12:45-1:15
    The first day of school for the 2020-2021 school year will be August 3rd (virtually). A virtual Meet the Teacher Night will be Thursday, July 30th. Teacher videos will be available on the school website starting at 5:00 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. the school administration will host a Facebook Live feed on the Highland Lakes School Facebook page. This will be a short message to welcome everybody to the new school year. We hope you will tune it!
    For fun and educational music games, visit Quavermusic.com. You will need a class code, so just ask Mrs. Schrade! 
    For instructions on registering your Fry's card for Fry's Community Rewards benefiting the HLS Music Department, please click Fry's Rewards