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Music Department Groups is a free, safe, easy-to-use communication tool that helps teachers connect instantly with students and parents with no exchange of personal information. messages are not sent from personal cell phone numbers. Students/parents who sign up to get messages through Remind will never gain access to a teacher's personal cell phone number, nor will the teacher ever have access to a student or parent’s personal information. (Students and parents opt themselves into messages, the teacher does not add them.)

You can subscribe two ways:

  1. Text the group code below to 81010 to get text reminders
  2. Mail a blank message to to get emails

Or subscribe to both! The Music Department currently has the following groups set up that anyone can subscribe to for announcements and reminders:



Text the code below
to 81010:

Or send an email to:
Senior Band @ph912band
Senior Chorus @phcssrchor
Junior Band @ph78band
6th Grade Band @ph6band
5th Grade Band @ph5band
Stage Band @phstage
Select Choir @phselect


Music Department Electives

A listing of possible music elective courses offered. Not all courses are offered every year and additional courses may be added depending on need and availability in teacher and student schedules.

PHCS Poetry Slam!

The first ever Elementary Poetry Slam was held at PHCS and our students were awesome! Working with teachers from the Reading Room and the Music Room, students explored different types of poetry and created musical performances to go along with those poems. We then all met in the cafeteria to share our work and celebrate National Poetry Month! Great job, Panther Poets!!

'Musicality' Founder Presents PHCS Music Department with $4,000

PHCS student and “Musicality” founder Amanda Mason presented the music department with over $4,000 at the school’s annua

Amanda Mason and her program Musicality wins Martin Award for Excellence

On Feb. 11, 2016 Musicality was awarded the 2015 Karin P. Martin Memorial Award for Excellence from the St. Lawrence County Youth Bureau. This award is in honor of Karin P. Martin. She was in a fatal car accident in 1989. As a Board member, Karin was an exceptional leader and representative. She voiced her opinion with dignity on behalf of youth in St.

Musicality 2015

My fund-raising event Musicality 2015 was held on September 19, 2015. This was the fourth year this event was held to benefit the Parishville Hopkinton Central School Music Program.

The weather was good, we had a successful day with many community members coming out to support our event. We had door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction, novelties, bake sale, cotton candy, Rosies Hawg Dogs, St. Lawrence Valley Roasters coffee, face painting, a coloring table, an expanded photo area with props, balloon creations by Cuddles the Clown, music lessons, instrument petting zoo and local musical entertainment. Our entertainment was provided by: Michael Schaff, Nick Rycroft, Woody Jiang & Mark Lyon, Jack Kelley’s Little Big Band, Kathy MacKay, Bruce Dewey & Rob Zolner, PHCS Alumni -The D. Squad, and The Canton Goldenaires. I would like to thank all the valuable volunteers and community members who came forward to make the show a success. THANK You!!

Sixth Grade Play: "Beautiful Oops"

Today 6th graders performed the play Beautiful Oops which they wrote from the inspiring children's book by the same name - for their parents and friends ... Here are some highlights from the show! Bravo 6th graders!!!

2015 St. Lawrence County High School Art Show

Location: Gibson Gallery, Brainerd Hall, Suny Potsdam

May 27 - June 12
Reception: Wednesday, May 28 from 5-7 PM
Awards announced at 5:30 PM

Learnings Arts Program Workshop Schedule – 2/25/15

Learnings Arts Program Workshop Schedule – 2/25/15

There are 2 workshops today (9am and 10:15am) and a concert for K-4 at 1:15. Workshop participants are listed below.

9:00-10:00 Workshop Sessions

Vocal Masterclass


Rhythm Workshop

Music Room

Sound Thinking

Band Room

Guitar Masterclass

HS Library


Music Department Calendar

October 17, 2018

  1. Jazz All-county Auditions @ Canton HS

November 16, 2018

  1. Area All-State @ Crane

November 17, 2018

  1. Area All-State @ Crane

December 12, 2018

  1. PHCS Elementary Winter Concert

December 19, 2018

  1. PHCS JH & SH Winter Concert

January 11, 2019

  1. All-County Festival "A" @ Crane

January 12, 2019

  1. All-County Festival "A" @ Crane

February 1, 2019

  1. All-County Festival "B" @ OFA

February 2, 2019

  1. All-County Festival "B" @ OFA

April 26, 2019

  1. NYSSMA Solo & Small Ensemble Festival - Crane

April 27, 2019

  1. NYSSMA Solo & Small Ensemble Festival - Crane

May 3, 2019

  1. NYSSMA Solo & Small Ensemble Festival - Carthage

May 4, 2019

  1. NYSSMA Solo & Small Ensemble Festival - Carthage

May 30, 2019

  1. NYSSMA Major Organization Festival - Indian River

June 5, 2019

  1. PHCS JH & SH Spring Concert

June 12, 2019

  1. PHCS Elementary Spring Concert

12 County Route 47
Parishville, NY 13672
Phone: 315-265-4642
Fax: 315-268-1309

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The PHCS community strives to instill in all students the knowledge and skills necessary to become caring, conscientious, and creative citizens.

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