Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Rebecka Mercer
All-County auditions (7th and 8th grade) are Tuesday, January 15 at Smithfield Middle School. Students will travel there by activity bus after school. Parents will pick up students following their audition, no later than 7pm.
The Pep Band will perform at the Basketball games on Tuesday, January 22 and Thursday, January 31.
Join Remind to receive reminders throughout the year. Text the appropriate code below to the number 81010:
* 6th Grade Band: @band6cms
*7th Grade Band: @band7cms
*8th Grade Band: @band8cms
*Jazz Band: @jazzeagle
After school practices (optional) will be held every Tuesday from 3:15-4:15. Students should be picked up in the staff parking lot on the left side of the school.
Jazz Band will rehearse Tuesday mornings from 7:00-7:40 and Thursday afternoons from 3:15-4:15. For the morning rehearsals, students may only enter the school through the band room door. Students should be dropped off (Tuesdays) and picked up (Thursdays) from the staff parking lot.
Read the CMS Band Handbook HERE.
Clayton Middle offers band as an elective class that meets during the school day. Sixth grade band performs in two concerts a year. Seventh grade band adds the opportunity to perform with the pep band as well as audition for All-County and All-District bands. Eighth grade band adds community and pep rally performances as well as a trip to Busch Gardens.
Hello! I have been teaching band at CMS since 2005. I am a native of Wayne County, and studied music education at Meredith College. I enjoy teaching students how to read music, play instruments, and become musicians!
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