HOLIDAY SING-ALONG DEC. 20TH 9am in the Gym

HOLIDAY SING-ALONG DEC. 20TH 9am in the Gym

Good news!

The annual Holiday Sing Along is almost here and you are invited! It will take place on December 20th in the Howe Gym at 9am. All of our students from the Howe Montessori and Center -Based program will be in attendance and parents are welcome to join us.

Students and staff are welcome to dress up in festive clothing like red/green, Santa hats, reindeer antlers, Christmas light necklaces, garland, etc. Parents are welcome to do the same.

Please remember that Howe is a scent-free school as we have students and staff with allergies. Thanks!

Hope to see you there!

Helping students match Pitch

Helping students match Pitch

Here is an article that gives some specific ideas for helping students to match pitch. I have found them to be most useful over the years and want to bring close attention to the point of starting off by using the notes in the speaking voice of the student.

Dearborn Christmas tree lighting and sing along on Monday, Nov. 25. Some of our Howe students will be singing with the District Honors Choir!

Dearborn Christmas tree lighting and sing along on Monday, Nov. 25. Some of our Howe students will be singing with the District Honors Choir!

Dearborn Christmas tree lighting and sing along on Monday, Nov. 25

Dearborn will hold its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and sing-along at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center on Monday. Nov. 25.

The free event starts at 6:30 p.m. when Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr., assisted by Nowlin Elementary kindergartener Ari Sulollari, will light the ceremonial Christmas tree outside the Michael A Guido Theater entrance.  Festivities will then move into the theater for holiday performances by the Dearborn Community Concert Band and the Dearborn Public Schools Elementary & Secondary Honors Choirs.

Following the sing-along, everyone is invited to take a free tour of the Festival of Trees in the Hubbard Ballroom, where younger children can visit with Santa Claus. Cookies, coffee and hot chocolate will be available in the lobby during the evening’s festivities.The annual tree lighting and sing-along is hosted by the Dearborn Recreation & Parks Department and made possible, in part, by generous support from Park Place Catering and the Dearborn Lions Club.  

New Google Classrooms for 4th Grade Recorder and Honors Choir

New Google Classrooms for 4th Grade Recorder and Honors Choir



Attention all students in 4th Grade Recorder Class and Honors Choir Members: Please log in to your student account and accept the invitation to the new google classrooms created for you.

4th Grade Recorders: Video links are included in the course material which will help you learn the fingering, melodies and notes for each song in the Recorder Karate Book. Home practice is essential for your success so practice, practice, practice! You may practice the songs in any order. Once you learn a song keep practicing it so it remains “Fresh” in your mind and under your fingers.



Honors Choir Members: All songs for the musical “A New Day” have been uploaded. You may begin learning the melodies and memorizing lyrics for each songs. There are two tracks for each songs, one with vocals and one without. Use the tracks with vocals until you learn the songs really well then try your hand at singing with the instrumental tracks.

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN DEARBORN SEPT. 22 AT 3 PM

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN DEARBORN SEPT. 22 AT 3 PM

the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is coming to The Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn! On Sunday, Sept. 22 at 3pm there will a FREE concert that is open to the general public. The concert is free but you must register for the free tickets. There is a limit of 10 per person. Click on the link below.

https://www.dso.org/ShowEventsView.aspx?id=6311&prod=6310https://www.dso.org/ShowEventsView.aspx?id=6311&prod=6310