Ice Cream (Teambuilding) Social
At Dulles HS we strive to create a family atmosphere with the common bond of music. Our very first social of the year is the only mandatory social require. Every orchestra student is required to attend and wear their DHS Orchestra shirt throughout the school day. The social takes place in the cafeteria and is a mixture of games and teambuilding activities designed to mix the six different orchestra classes and the four high school grade levels. This event is run by our student leaders who meet together before the event to plan the games. An outline of the social is as follows:
- all students are assigned a group color mixing up orchestra class and grades
- the groups play interactive games within their group and combining groups for approximately an hour and 15 minutes.
- a guest speaker joins and talks with the orchestra about goal setting, core beliefs, or leadership
- the officers and directors serve ice cream to the students and they have social time for camaraderie and pictures
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Our choir department came to our event this year with their officers and took notes on games, etc. They copied the event with their department to great success utilizing about 20 minutes for a student led sectional. Our choir teachers response was that she saw interaction between students she hasn’t seen before.
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