The Konos Chess Team accepts 7th – 12th grade applicants. Students will learn the fundamentals and strategies of the game of chess while playing each other for practice and learning techniques for successful game victory. Members will compete in at least one official GICAA-sponsored chess competition. Additional competitions possible throughout the academic year.
When / Where: Practices will be held on either Monday or Tuesday evenings from 5:30-7PM
Duration of Program: Fall semester
Financial Commitment: $175 fall semester Arts & Academics membership fee + $50 competition team fee
The Konos Chorus accepts 9th – 12th grade applicants. 7th – 8th students with exceptional musical abilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. (Auditions will take place in August.) Chorus is designed to enhance the musical, creative, and expressive qualities of all students as they develop mastery of choral singing. Students will compete in a group ensemble, and selected applicants will be invited to participate in small vocal ensembles. Other events include participating in Konos’ Talent Show, performing at various Konos athletic events, end of year celebrations, and the Konos Graduation ceremony.
When / Where: Practices held Fridays (1:30-3:00) @ Konos Academy. Local performances held periodically throughout academic calendar.
Duration of Program: Fall and spring semesters
- $200 fall semester Arts & Academics membership fee + $25 competition team fee
- $20 honors chorus (if selected) due Nov.
- $200 spring membership fee due Jan.
- $50 vocal soloists and/or vocal ensemble(s) competition fee (if selected) due Feb.