4th Grade Choir 2022-2023

This is an invitation to all fourth grade students interested in being a member of the OHA 4th Grade Choir.


Choir will rehearse on Monday mornings in the music room at 8:15 am according to the schedule on the back of this letter. Our performances will be part of the 4th grade program and will be held on April 27 and 28 during the school day. More information about the performances will follow.


Choir is open to any student who:

  • Has a desire to sing
  • Will make a commitment to attending all rehearsals and performances
  • Exhibits exceptional rehearsal behavior

How to register:

  • The registration form and payment should be completed online through the Mahtomedi EPay system.  Here is the web address:  


  • The choir fee is $10. This fee will be used to cover the cost of purchasing music and our rehearsal pianist. Please let Mr. Pontious know if this fee is a barrier to participation; assistance is available.
  • Concert dress is the OHA Choir Shirt. The price of the shirt is $12. Make sure to specify shirt size when you pay online.  Financial assistance is available if needed. Here is the web address: https://mahtomedi.epaytrak.com/OHA-MUSIC-Choir-Shirts-22-23-P1515C309.aspx
  • Please complete the registration by Tuesday, November 1.
  • Contact Mr. Pontious with any questions or if you need help with registration.

Students in 4th and 5th grade choir are also invited to sing the National Anthem at a Twins game this spring.  Those details have not been scheduled. More information will be available soon.


Our Mission

The mission of O.H. Anderson Elementary, the joyful Zephyr family of curious, hard-working learners committed to empowering everyone to be better together, is to ensure all students discover their authentic selves and build bold learner agency to collaboratively and mindfully contribute in our world through a vital system distinguished by:

  • An inclusive and fun environment that honors the worth of the individual and connections with others
  • A culture that celebrates learning, passion, and personal excellence 
  • Teaching and learning that values the process of discovery and bold experimentation 
  • A culture that empowers authentic student voice, choice, and action for the greater good
O.H. Anderson Elementary School ISD #832
666 South Warner Avenue, Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Phone: 651-407-2300
Attendance Line: 651-407-2308
Our School
We believe in creating a safe and challenging learning community with the goal of bringing together social and academic learning throughout the day to foster and support engaged, caring, and responsible learners. Our dedicated teachers work with students to develop a growth mindset by providing learning opportunities that spark effort, curiosity, and engagement to fuel growth and achievement. Our school-wide Zephyr Time Celebrations, Morning Announcements, all-school River of Rocks art project, Fun Run, and Nature Trail Day are ways in which we build a strong sense of community. Whether it is programming robots, book clubs, math talks, cross-country skiing, or composing music, we are committed to providing an engaging and challenging education for all students.