We are now on Google Classroom as of 3/25/2020

Please sign up for google classroom. Go to and click Go to Classroom. Join Class, Please sign up for google classroom. There is form there for your to fill out online on Google Classroom.

Cross Intermediate Orchestra Class Code: t2e72jg

Cross Advanced Orchestra Class Code: g6zlwwa

Also, please fill this OrchestraE-Learning1 form out for each week.  (First one due 4/3, it’s on google classroom).


Listening Links

For May Concert


Concerto in D:

Storm at Rock Creek:


In the Hall of the Mountain King:

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik:

Entrance and March of Guests from Tannhauser:

Pictures from 1/6/20,

Mr. Jonathan Best, Music Gardner from Commusikey, leading students in Improvisation, Drumming, Singing and more.

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Southern Arizona Honor Orchestra info: Saturday, February 15th, Southern Arizona Honor Orchestra. At Canyon del Oro High School. Students are to arrive at 8:30am, check in with Mr. Tagawa, then rehearsal starts at 9am. Concert will be at 4pm. It’s all day event. Lunch Option, TBA.

Congratulations to students who are selected this year!!  (Alternate maybe filled when someone from either our school or other schools can’t participate, based on needs of the instrumentation).

6th Grade: Anika, Anissa, Josue

7th Grade: Rebecca, Ava, Evan, Tatum

8th Grade: Allie, Renee, Charles, Yasmine, Travy

Please pay $25 for participating to confirm your space by 11/15/19. Payable to Cross Middle School, memo: SAHO2019. This year, more middle schools are participating the event, therefore the numbers per each school is less than last year. Thank you for your interest in signing up your son/daughter for the Honors Orchestra. Please print this letter, SAHO Letter 2019, and fill out the permission form along with the payment.



Cross Middle School 2019-2020

Handbook Contract and Honors Orchestra Sign Up

New Orchestra Student Officers

President: Joel Akins

Vice President: Jaenovan Talice

Secretary: Danica Brown

Treasurer: Braydin Brady

Concert Dates for Cross Middle School, 2019-2020

February 15 (Sat) AMEA Honors Orchestra, CDO Auditorium (selected participants only)
February 27 (Thu) CDO Feeder Concert at 6:00pm, CDO Auditorium,5pm Call
May 12 (Tue) Final Concert at 6:30pm, CDO Auditorium,5pm Call

For signing up for Remind

81010 text @crossorch

Listening Links:


Anthem of Triumph:

Advanced Orchestra:


Sweet New Moon:


Pictures from 9/20/19, visit from Ms. Soon Hee Newbold