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Scots Choir Update 4.16.23


Singing Scots and Parents,

Congratulations on a job well done on Wednesday! We are so proud of your hard work and we hope you feel like that hard work paid off--you sounded phenomenal!

Parents, on Wednesday, the Highland Park High School Choirs competed in the Region XX UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contest at Richardson High School.

Two different ensembles competed, with both receiving a "sweepstakes" trophy!!!! This is the highest rating a musical ensemble can receive and means that both groups were rated first division by all six judges! Well done to the entire choral department!!

We are so impressed with the passion and drive of your students who rehearsed for countless hours to achieve such an incredible result. They sang with artistry, sensitivity, and served the music! …..and we THINK they had FUN too!

We would like to thank all of the parents who came to support and watch the choirs perform. A special shoutout goes to Becky Ethridge and Jeanie Griswold who served as our official chaperones for the day. Their time spent on the bus, collecting cell phones, chaperoning lunches, corralling kids, and playing "parent-to-all" allowed the day to run so smoothly!

Another huge congratulations to all! Now, onward to some Spring Concert music!!

Mr. Patel and Mrs. Walker


Booster Club Business

Slating for our 2023 - 2024 Choir Booster Board is underway. Please reach out to Jeanie Griswold, if you would like to join this fun team of choir parents. Please click this link to review the open positions and job descriptions for next year. If you have specific questions, please email or text Jeanie Griswold(, or a current board member for time commitment and job descriptions.

2023-2024 Executive

President: OPEN

President-Elect: OPEN

Sounds of Season Fundraiser Co-Chairs: Becky Ethridge/Claire York

Treasurer: Kyle Huckaby

Treasurer-Elect: Becky Ethridge

Secretary: Carol Piering

Parliamentarian: Julie Melihercik

Communications: OPEN

Member at Large: OPEN

2023-2024 Committees

Merchandise/Letter Jackets: OPEN

Banquet Chair: Cara Pierce

Banquet Chair-Elect: Chelsea Page Davidson

Publicity: Carrie Martinez

Trip Coordinator: OPEN

Trip Coordinator-Elect: OPEN

Women’s Uniforms: Rachel Blaylock

Men’s Uniforms: Katrina Bradford

Park Version Uniforms: Jeannie Denton/Meg Sartain

Park Version Parents: Jeannie Denton/Meg Sartain

L&L Parent: Jenny Mattison

Treble Select Parent: Tracy Port Melech

Concert Treble Parent: OPEN

Concert Bass Parent: OPEN


End of Year Concert and Banquet

Please join us to celebrate our 2023 seniors and all choir members at the end of year concert and banquet on Friday, May 12th. The concert begins at 6:30 in the auditorium and the BBQ catered banquet is immediately following in the cafeteria. Choir students banquet tickets are provided and family/friends can purchase BBQ dinner tickets for $25 per person. Click here to purchase tickets between 4/01 - 4/30. No dinner tickets will be sold at the door. Join us in thanking Ashley Meece for chairing this fun event!

Please see the attached spreadsheet of purchased banquet tickets - 4.16.23

banquet tickets 4.16.23
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Important Choir Dates - all dates are also on our choir calendar click here!

  • Friday, 5/12/23 - 6:30 pm End of Year Concert and Banquet - Auditorium (6:30 pm, doors open at 6:00 pm) and Banquet Immediately following - Cafeteria.

  • Tuesday, 5/16/23 - 6:30 pm Choir Expectations Meeting (mandatory for all 2023 - 2024 choir members and one parent), HPHS Learning Theater - EC228.

  • Sunday, 5/21/23 - Time TBD -Baccalaureate Service - current Lads and Lassies perform. Additionally, new Lads and Lassies will have their photos taken this morning for posters. More details will be provided closer to event.

  • Monday, 5/22/23 - Tuxedo, cummerbund, bow tie returns (We need a few volunteers to help with check in, please let Jeanie Griswold know if you can help!) Thanks for considering!



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