Sloan Creek Intermediate School is located in Fairview, Texas a few miles north of the Allen. With an overall enrollment of approximately 300 students, Sloan Creek offers electives in band, choir, orchestra, and the visual arts to supplement and enrich core academic classes. Students begin playing their instruments in sixth grade in like-instrument classes that meet for forty-five minutes per day. During their first year, students work to establish a solid fundamental foundation, develop proper individual practice habits, learn how to operate in the band environment and grow stronger in their music reading and theory abilities. Our goal is to allow students to have fun in a productive and structured atmosphere. A strong emphasis is placed on character building, strong principles and leadership ideals throughout the sixth grade band. We will also host social activities so our students can develop strong friendships with other students who have similar interests. Our hope is to help students become better people, students, and musicians through their band career.