Monday, February 09, 2009


February 10, 2009
Dear Parents,
This past weekend our school band, The Rio Rockers, performed at Britannia Arms in Aptos. There was a huge turnout and they certainly rocked the house! I am really excited to get another band together with new rockers who were inspired by the first group.
This coming Friday we will be having tryouts for the second Rio Rocker Band that will be forming in the coming weeks. Please encourage your child to try out even if they are nervous. If your child is interested, please have them come with their instrument and they will perform/sing their song on the stage. I will have the drums, a bass, an electric guitar and amps for those who do not have their own.
I will be looking for one male vocalist, one female vocalist, a bass player, a rhythm guitarist, a lead guitarist, a keyboard player and a drummer.

Where: Rio del Mar Elementary School Multi-Purpose Room
When: 2:05 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 13th. *If we run out of time, we'll continue the following Friday. Once the band is chosen, we will meet every Friday from 2:00-3:30 for 10 weeks.
Who: any Rio del Mar 2nd - 6th grade student that is interested
Why: Because music is desperately needed in schools!

See you at school!

J Martin Sweet
Teacher/After School Coordinator
"When schools flourish, all flourishes." Martin Luther