Mr. Jon Walter

Phone: (919) 965-2555 ext. 4947

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Music in Music Education and Minor in African American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Mr. Jon Walter

My name is Mr. Jon Walter and I'm incredibly excited to be back at Selma Middle School again for the 2018-2019 year. I attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where I received a Bachelor's in Music Education and a Minor in African American Studies. In addition to being a middle school band director, I spend my time teaching marching band and colorguard across the state of North Carolina.

  • Mr. Walter's Schedule

     

     

     

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    Regular Schedule

    Friday Schedule

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    HR

    7:55-8:00

    7:55-8:00

    HR

    7th 1

    8:03-8:48

    8:03-8:48

    Advisory

    7th 2

    8:51-9:36

    8:51-9:23

    7th 1

    5th

    9:40-10:20

    9:26-9:58

    7th 2

    Recess

    10:20-10:50

    10:00-10:30

    5th

    Plan

    10:55-11:40

    10:30-11:00

    Recess

    6th 1

    11:41-12:26

    11:05-11:45

    Plan

    6th 2

    12:29-1:14

    11:47-12:19

    6th 1

    Plan

    1:15-1:45

    12:22-12:54

    6th 2

    8th 1

    1:47-2:32

    12:55-1:25

    Plan

    8th 2

    2:35-3:20

    1:25-1:57

    8th 1

       

    2:00-2:32

    8th 2

       

    2:35-3:20

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  • What are we learning?

     

    5th Grade General Music: Welcome to Middle School Music! During our first unit we will be reviewing the basics of music that we learned in elementary schoool and learning how we're going to continue our musical growth. Topics we'll be covering include: "What is Music?," Rhythm, Pitch, Solfege, and simple folktunes. At the end of Unit 1, students will be prepared to move into playing the recorder and to investigate what band will look like in 6th-8th Grades!

    6th Grade Band: To start out this year, we will be doing a quick review of what we learned in 5th Grade Music: how to read beginning rhythms, pitch in treble and bass clefs, instrument families, and more. By the end of our first two weeks, students will be learning out to make their first sounds on the "fundamental parts" of their instrument, as well as learning how to put their instrument together.

    7th Grade Beginner Band: To start out this year, we will be doing a quick review of what we may have learned in elementary music: how to read beginning rhythms, pitch in treble and bass clefs, instrument families, and more. By the end of our first two weeks, students will be learning out to make their first sounds on the "fundamental parts" of their instrument, as well as learning how to put their instrument together.

    7th Grade Advanced Band: We will spend the beginning of this school year reviewing things that we learned at the end of last school year. Students will recieve their warm-ups, scale sheets, and All-County Audition music. We will quickly move into playing every day.

    8th Grade Band: We will spend the beginning of this school year reviewing things that we learned at the end of last school year. Students will recieve their warm-ups, scale sheets, and All-County Audition music. We will quickly move into playing every day.

    8th Grade Music Appreciation: To start out our Semester long exploration of music, students will be taking an interest inventory that will help shape what we study throughout our semester together. Students will have opportunites to study areas of music that align with their own personal interests in music.

     

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