Northshore offers a comprehensive Elementary Band (students in grades 5 & 6) and Orchestra (students in grades 4–6) music program.
The Elementary Band & Orchestra Program begins Sept. 12 , from 7:50 - 8:30 a.m. Classes do not meet on vacation or non-student days.
First year band classes (5th) will meet Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of each week beginning Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Second year band and second and third year strings students will meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week beginning Monday, Sept 12.
First year beginning string classes for 5th-grade students will meet Tuesday and Thursday of each week beginning Tuesday, Oct. 4.
The beginning orchestra program allows 4th-grade students to participate. If you wish to have your child "jump start" in the orchestra program, classes will begin, Tuesday, Oct. 4. These students will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
If your child participated in 4th-grade orchestra last year, they will begin on Monday, Sept. 12. Students who participated in 4th-grade orchestra last school year are considered 2nd year players.
Band and orchestra students should ride the appropriate junior high bus to their designated band or orchestra site. These buses will also drop orchestra students at their elementary orchestra site. After class, students will be returned to their individual elementary schools by shuttle bus. Music teachers will meet the students and direct them to their class areas.
Please note that students can attend any elementary band or orchestra site outside of their service area IF they are willing to provide transportation to and from their selected site.
Northshore School District prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, sex, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification, in all its employment procedures, training, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged unlawful discrimination: Director of Human Resources (Title IX, ADA and Civil Rights Compliance), Director of Career and College Readiness (Section 504), 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, WA 98021, 425-408-6000.