**Covid-19 Online Learning Updates**

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6/21/20: Please check your Seesaw account for an announcement from Mr. Mather regarding overload music for next year.

5/30/20: My music grades are due into Skyward on June 11th. I am reserving June 9th as the last day to complete music assignments that will be calculated into your Tri3 grade. Do not feel like you have to do every week's music assignment. I will take the 3 highest weeks you scored in Quaver to calculate your final skill grade. Remember that your final music skill grade is equal or higher than your Tri2 grade and your music behavior grade will be equal to your Tri2 grade.

5/17/20: Here is a district statement on the grading for Trimester 3...

"At the elementary level, in determining the process for assigning scores for trimester 3, the District referred to guidance from the state. In following OSPI guidance, for trimester 3, K-5 students will receive scores in all subject areas including PE and music. Trimester 3 scores on elementary report cards will reflect what the student earned for trimester 2 unless a higher score was earned based on assessed work completed in trimester 3."

5/3/20: Weekly music activities will be made available on Quaver music Mondays (for Sunset students) and Wednesdays (for IVE students). Scroll down to the most recent post on your school's blog ("IVE Blog" or "Sunset Blog") to find this week's activities.

My office hours will be weekly on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30pm through email (matherb@issaquah.wednet.edu).

IVE Cougars will:

Be Safe

Be Respectful

Be Responsible

IVE Music Events

Veterans Day Assemblies

Friday, November 8th

9:30am and 10:30am in the MPR


PTA Holiday Choir and IVE Cougar Chorus Winter Concert

Thursday, December 12th

6:30pm in the MPR


Fifth Grade Music Program, "Wright!"

Thursday, January 23rd

6:30pm in the MPR


Second Grade Music Program, TBA

Thursday, February 6th changed to May 7th

6:30pm in the MPR


Fourth Grade Music Program, "Recorder Extravaganza!"

Thursday, March 26th

6:30pm in the MPR


Cougar Chorus and World Music Drumming Club Spring Concert

Tuesday, March 31st

6:30pm in the MPR


Third Grade Music Program

Thursday, April 30th

6:30pm in the MPR

IVE Blog
  • IVE Week 12 (6/17) Music Activities

    IVE Music Essential New Learnings: June 17 Week 12 Focus For Kindergarten through 3rd Grade: All new learnings for this week will be listed in each grade level's Quaver lesson. Check Seesaw for an announcement to students and families about next...
    • 17 Jun 2020
  • IVE Week 11 (6/10) Music Activities

    IVE Music Essential New Learnings: June 10 Week 11 Focus For Kindergarten: Singing "We are the People of the 21st Century" and "Uma Familia". Singing to a song in another language, "Frere Jacques". Week 11 Focus For 1st Grade: Singing "We a...
    • 10 Jun 2020
  • IVE Week 10 (6/3) Music Activities

    IVE Music Essential New Learnings: June 3 Week 10 Focus For Kindergarten: Singing "We are the People of the 21st Century" and "Uma Familia". Singing to a song in another language, "Frere Jacques". Week 10 Focus For 1st Grade: Singing "We ar...
    • 2 Jun 2020
  • IVE Week 9 (5/27) Music Activities

    IVE Music Essential New Learnings: May 27 Week 9 Focus For Kindergarten: Instrument families and sounds, and the string family Week 9 Focus For 1st Grade: Instrument families and sounds, and the string family Week 9 Focus For 2nd Grade...
    • 27 May 2020
  • IVE Week 8 (5/20) Music Activities

    IVE Music Essential New Learnings: May 20 Week 8 Focus For Kindergarten: Instrument families and sounds, and the woodwind family Week 8 Focus For 1st Grade: Instrument families and sounds, and the woodwind family Week 8 Focus...
    • 19 May 2020
  • IVE Week 7 (5/13) Music Activities

    IVE Music Essential New Learnings: May 13 Week 7 Focus For Kindergarten: Instrument families and sounds, and the brass family Week 7 Focus For 1st Grade: Instrument families and sounds, and the brass family Week 7 Focus For 2nd Grade:&...
    • 12 May 2020
  • IVE Week 6 (5/6) Music Activities

    IVE Music Essential New Learnings: May 6 Week 6 Focus For Kindergarten: Instrument families and sounds, and the percussion family Week 6 Focus For 1st Grade: Instrument families and sounds, and the percussion family Week 6 Focus For 2n...
    • 5 May 2020
  • IVE Week 5 (4/29) Music Activities

    IVE Music Essential New Learnings: April 29 Week 5 Focus for Kindergarten: Instrument families and sounds Week 5 Focus For 1st Grade: Instrument families and sounds Week 5 Focus For 2nd Grade: Note letters, instrument families and sou...
    • 28 Apr 2020
  • IVE Week 4 (4/22) Music Activities

    IVE Music Essential New Learnings: April 22 Week 4 Focus For Kindergarten: Singing and Kindergarten rhythms Week 4 Focus For 1st Grade: Singing and 1st grade rhythms Week 4 Focus For 2nd Grade: Note letters and 2nd grade rhyt...
    • 21 Apr 2020
  • IVE Week 3 (4/8) Music Activities

    Week 3 Focus For Kinders: Singing and the 4 types of voices (whisper, shout, talk, sing), K/1 rhythms Week 3 Focus For 1st Grade: Singing and the 4 types of voices (whisper, shout, talk, sing), 1st grade rhythms Week 3 Focus For 2nd Grade:&...
    • 7 Apr 2020
  • IVE Week 2 (4/1) Music Activities

    IVE Week 2 (4/1) Music Activities Week 2 Focus For Kinders: Singing and breath control Week 2 Focus For 1st Grade: Singing, breath control, 1st grade rhythms Week 2 Focus For 2nd Grade: Singing, breath control, 2nd grade rhythms, ...
    • 31 Mar 2020
  • IVE Week 1 (3/25) Music Activities

    IVE Week 1 (3/25) Music Activities Week 1 Focus For All Grades: Logging in and exploring Quaver Music All IVE students in Mr. Mather's music class are encouraged to log into Quaver Music from home and explore the “Creatives”, as well...
    • 24 Mar 2020
  • Music in our Schools Month Happenings

    Here are the recent happenings in music class for the end of February and heading into March... 2nd-3rd grade students are now 2 months into our unit on the mallet instruments. K-1st grade students are now a little over 1 month into our unit on the m...
    • 23 Feb 2020
  • New Year, New Learnings

    Here are the recent happenings in music class for the end of January and heading into February… All K-3rd graders are now a month into our unit on the mallet instruments. The mallet instruments we are studying are the xylophone, marimba, and g...
    • 31 Jan 2020
  • **DATE CHANGE** Second Grade Music Program

    Our second grade music program (originally scheduled for February 6th) has been changed to May 7th at 6:30pm in the MPR.
    • 16 Dec 2019
  • December is Here!

    What a BUSY and wonderful time of the year... our kids did a fantastic job honoring service members during the Veteran's Day assembly, the performance at the K/1 Thanksgiving Feast came together quickly with the kids turning on their super-focus...
    • 6 Dec 2019
  • Final Preparations for Veterans Day Assembly 11/8

    Don't forget, our Veterans Day assembly will be held on Friday 11/8! All are welcome to attend. See the previous blog post for details about the event. If you would like to honor a Veteran, please let the office know so you can be given a star to add...
    • 6 Nov 2019
  • Veterans Day Assembly - Nov 8th

    Dear Parents, This year, we will be doing several things to honor those who have faithfully served our country.  Wall of Honor - Beginning on Monday, October 28th, red, white and blue stars will be available in the office and the music room. St...
    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 24 Sep 2019
    • 24 Sep 2019