an incoming 6th grader, your child finally has the opportunity to do
what so many successful students have done before them, Be Part of the
We know that for many of you, this will be your first
exposure to music education and I wanted to take the time to welcome you
to the Sharyland Rattler Band Program!
Music education is more
than just playing an instrument, it is immersing your child in a culture
of successful students and teachers who care about education. It
challenges each child use the creative side of his brain while, at the
same time, learning a foreign language…MUSIC.
All of the current
data clearly states that students involved in music education
academically out perform their non-musical counterparts. But, more
importantly, studies are showing that music students are less likely to
engage in risky behaviors such as drugs and alcohol.
destination starts with a decision to embark on a journey. Now is the
time to start your child in music and Sharyland is the place to do it.
We can’t promise that every child will be a musical prodigy, but we can
promise they will learn, laugh, and grow along the way.
have any questions about band or your child’s participation, please
feel free to contact me using the information listed below.
Head Director of Bands, Sharyland High School
(956)580-5300 ext 1245