Welcome to Mrs. Kelsey's Music Page!

I am so excited to


 begin my 17th year teaching music at Porter!  I know this year is starting off very differently, but I promise that we will continue to have fun learning about and making music together

Please do not hesitate to contact me if I can help you.  You can reach me through my email kelseykj@pwcs.edu 


Music/Chorus Class Schedule

                                                       Day 1                                         Day 2                                        Day 3

9:40-10:25      4th Grade – Patterson             4th Grade – Feagin                      4th Grade - Hawkins

10:30– 11:15     5th Grade –Garay                      5th Grade-Wonsley                      5th Grade- Wooten

11:30-12:15       3rd Grade – Sultan                  3rd Grade – Ferdous                    3rd Grade - Joiner

12:25-1:10         Lunch                                          7th/8th  Men’s Chorus            7th/8th Women’s Chorus

1:20–2:05         6th Chorus                                   Lunch                                         Lunch

2:10-2:55        1st Grade– Chapman                1st Grade-Der                              1st Grade - Festa

3:00-3:40        2nd Grade – Bailey                  2nd Grade – Miller                         2nd Grade –Doolin


All lessons will be found in Canvas.  See the information below to get to the music page for your class.
Grade Level Canvas Links:

1st Grade Music Class Link      https://pwcs.instructure.com/courses/178966

2nd Grade Music Class Link      https://pwcs.instructure.com/courses/180624

3rd Grade Music Class Link      https://pwcs.instructure.com/courses/180625

4th Grade Music Class Link      https://pwcs.instructure.com/courses/180626

5th Grade Music Class Link       See Ms. Varikone’s Page

6th Grade Chorus Link               https://pwcs.instructure.com/courses/180842

7th  Grade Chorus Class Link     https://pwcs.instructure.com/courses/180843

8th Grade Chorus Class Link      https://pwcs.instructure.com/courses/180844

ParentVue - Access your student's information and username for using Office 365 and Canvas
-If you are unsure of your password, go to "More Options", then "Forgot Password" and enter your email address and a link will be sent to you
-If you have never used ParentVue, click "More Options" then "Activate Account"

Password Reset - Use this if your child is new to PWCS or forgot their password.  You will need: 
-Your child's username (from ParentVue)
-ID/lunch number (available in ParentVue)

Using Canvas for Students
Watch this video tutorial
1. Go to the Porter Traditional website
2. Click on "Student Login" in the upper right-hand corner.  This link is on every PWCS webpage.
3. Log on to your child's Canvas account, by typing his/her Office 365 email address username@pwcs-edu.org.   If you do not know your child's Office 365 email address, log in to ParentVue and click on "Student Info".
office 3 65 username
4. Click "Next"
5. Type your child's Office365 password.
office 3 65 password
6. Click "Sign In."  If you child is unsure of their password, or is new to PWCS, go to Password Reset

Using Canvas for Parents
Parents can set up an observer account to monitor their child's learning in Canvas and communicate with their child's teacher. You will need a pairing code for each child and for each observer. Follow these steps to access that pairing code and log into your parent account:
1.  Log into your child's Canvas account using the following steps above.
2.  Click on "Account"
3. Click "Settings"
4. Click "Pair with Observer"
Pair with observer
5. Now you will see the pairing code for your child.  Write it down and use it within 7 days.
6. You will use this pairing code to create your Canvas parent observer account.  Go to the Canvas login page.
7. Click on "Click Here for an Account" 
parents get account
8. Fill in the information including your pairing code and start participating.
9. If you use the Canvas Parent app on your phone, you will be asked to find your school.  Search for "Prince William County Public Schools - Parents".  You can then click "Create Account."  Then fill in the requested information including your pairing code.
10.  If you have more than one child, log into your parent Canvas account.  Click on "Account" on the left side in your navigation.  Select "Observing".  Click on "+Student" and add pairing codes for your other children using the instructions above.
Plus Student Button

Canvas Resources:
 What is Canvas and Zoom?
Parent Canvas Orientation

Canvas Student Guide
Student Video Guides