Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Rebecka Mercer
After school practices (optional) are Tuesdays after school until 4:15. Jazz Band rehearses before school on Tuesdays from 7:00-7:40 and after school on Thursdays from 3:15-4:15.
Band apparel can be purchased HERE.
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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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7A 10:29-11:15 7th Grade Woodwinds
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6A 1:35-2:21 6th Grade Woodwinds
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Johnston County Public Schools will begin using Here Comes the Bus in the 2019-2020 school year! Here Comes the Bus is a school bus tracking app that gives parents real-time bus location information and alerts to get students to the bus stop on time. The app is expected to roll out by the first day of school, August 26...
The Johnston County Education Foundation has changed its grant process from a three cycle a year process, to a once a year process. The grant deadline will now be November 15th each year and Grant Patrol will be held on the first Wednesday of December.
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