Monday, November 20, 2017

7th grade

Claudia is now in 7th grade.  She play the baritone in band and sings in choir.  She still plays basketball and soccer.  She is on the Cross Country team and is one of the leaders.

She just finished the Hunger Games trilogy of books.  She is now taller than a lot of her relatives and is one if the tallest kids in her class.  She is almost ready for braces.

Sunday, January 24, 2016


Claudia has been doing a good job in band.  She is playing baritone.  She is also on her basketball team and taking piano lessons.

Friday, September 18, 2015

first day of band

Today was my first day of band. I play the baritone horn. It is like a mini tuba. It was really hard to get it on the bus and I was really scared about it falling of the seat and breaking.
It got to school safe and I put it in the hall next to everyone else's. My lesson was at 12:00.
 When It was finally time for my lesson I walked down the hall with my baritone and my friend Jimmy, who also plays the baritone. Miss. Del Vechio my band teacher let us in. She gave us a couple papers about band and told us the rules and then she showed us how to open the case and how to hold the instrument. I already new some of this stuff because my dad taught me over the summer how tho play the baritone. We did some buzzing with the mouthpiece and the we tried the instrument. Jimmy got the full size one and it was kind of hard for him to hold it because he was not tall enought to hold it. We tried a few notes and she new that my dad was a music teacher and that I had learned over the summer so she asked me to play a song.
I went up to song ninety over the summer so I played that. She was really impressed. She told me for homework that I had to work on tonguing.
 Jimmy and I went back to the classroom. Jimmy's was heavier so it was harder for him to carry it all the way back to the fifth grade wing. At the end of the day we had to put it back on the bus which was also hard. Band was so fun!

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Big Girl

She's becoming such a big girl. After a bit of training she mowed all by herself. Claudia is doing really well at basketball and started learning the baritone and will be in band this fall in 5th grade.

Saturday, March 07, 2015


Claudia has completed her 4th grade season.  Next year will be a big step up in commitment but she seems to be ready.  She likes it a lot.  Her team did really well this year even though most of the kids were 3rd graders.

Soccer season coming soon.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Saturday, January 03, 2015