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Here are the details:
Due August 26th, dough will arrive around September 15th
40% of the profits go to our music program, feel free to make a straight donation if you don’t want to sell.
Checks should be made out to: GHS with student’s name in the memo with their ID #, cash also accepted
Each family is asked to sell 20 or donate $125. This will cover expenses for the year, unless they are in marching band.
Hey Music People!
Monday after school: Marching band music sectionals sometime between 4-9PM (only and hour and a half please)
Friday: Cookie Dough money and orders are due
Friday Night: away game for the marching band, report at 5:45PM. We will be back home around 10PMish. We will have kids call/text once we are on the road. Please pick them up in a timely manner. I don’t get paid to babysit and turn into a pumpkin shortly after the bus arrives at school.
There were some changes to the football schedule and so we have changes as well. Please see the ‘calendar’ section or ‘forms’ section for the updated calendar.
Come to back to school night this Thursday from 6:30-8:30PM. Your student should bring home a flyer today with a schedule and the room numbers of their classes. I will be talking about our schedule for the year and also how parents can help make our music program amazing. We need your help!!!
Busy time of the year! Here is an update on our happenings….
3. Concert Dress:
Band Camp is less than a week away. You need to have Triumphant Fanfare memorized by Monday morning!!! You will be tested. Get to work, if you don’t have it memorized already.
Monday morning we will be testing the opener, reviewing marching technique, and STARTING DRILL TO THE OPENER!!!
I am so excited about to see you next week and get started on the drill!! Please let me know if you have questions!
9-9:05 name tags/attendance/hand out coolers and fill them (officers)
9:15-9:30 talk in room about probation and rules (Rangel) I will call out our probs so they know.
9:30-noon (with water breaks) march to field with instruments
20 min. work out with Jose
20 min run,
review audition camp stuff (pit goes to band room to work)
teach 8×5, 6×5, 12×5
11:45ish excuse for lunch, probs stay to run their laps
1PM sectionals: section leaders test all members from memory, then work to memorize
1:30-2:30PM with coaches: McCarley with low brass and bass, Blast guy Zak with trumpets, Rangel with saxes/cla, Regina with flutes/pit, Teri with the line
2:30-2:45 learn to read coordinate sheets in room
2:45-3 running for people who don’t have it memorized, bonding for others
3-3:15 leadership meeting and debrief
I would love to meet all of the marching band parents and introduce you to my Band Booster President Steve O’Bryan.
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