Music

Music speaks in a language that children instinctively understand. Children quite naturally speak, sing, move and dance.   An Orff Schulwerk music program can be defined as “never music alone, but music connected to movement, dance, speech, song, and instruments—not to be listened to, but meaningful only in active participation.” Musical ideas are consistently explored through this array of active means. Within any given lesson, there are activities and experiences that address all styles of learning: kinesthetic, auditory, visual and any combination of these modalities! An Orff music room where everyone is learning is an exciting place to be!

Assemblies bring our school together as a community of learners. They give each class an opportunity to share the work they are doing in the classroom, as well as the opportunity to present their accomplishments and successes to an audience. Parents, guardians and family members are a very important part of the Citadel Park School learning community and are invited to share in this celebration of learning by attending our in-person assemblies throughout the year.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting safety measures, assemblies are being held virtually to include students and staff only at this time. We look forward to welcoming families back into our school in the future. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

For regular program updates (2021-22), please visit the below Music Blog created by Music Specialist, Jillian Towill. 

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We’re posting daily absence information for CBE schools. The report reflects the percentage of the school population that has been reported absent due to illness on the previous school day. https://t.co/eNwKnGlz8y #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/1C5YMtYB1x

Alberta Health Services is looking for input to name their new centre for child and adolescent mental health. CBE students, staff and the public are invited to provide their input. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/1zeWF1T8NN https://t.co/kp04beEw67

Kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 school year begins on Monday Jan. 17. Visit our website for more information about programs options and details on how to register. https://t.co/iVWrTRH1xs #WeAreCBE #yycbe #yyc https://t.co/Lpjg4d82AY

A COVID-19 update has been emailed to all CBE families with information on updated guidance and measures the CBE is taking, as well as reminders of health measures in place in schools and workplaces https://t.co/F8ssELP5S3 #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/QleBc6JeqT

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Today’s Board of Trustees public meeting will be held virtually starting at noon. We invite you to stream the meeting online https://t.co/nvCl1fvF09 #yycbe https://t.co/6gw6Ol244O

We look forward to welcoming students back to classes on Monday Jan. 10. As families prepare to go back to school, there are some important updates about health measures and what you can do to help. https://t.co/jPAtj6pnv4 #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/gXc7bSpAIq

Classes for all CBE students are now scheduled to resume on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. We know families have many questions about this announcement and what it means for their child’s learning. More information will be shared as it becomes available. #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/Dis2pcErpW