From The Directors Chair

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Upcoming dates:


July 14th – Car Wash, 8am-1pm

August 13-17th – Competitive Band Camp

August 14th – Parent Social, 6pm

August 18th – Car Wash, 8am-1pm

August 30th – Charlie’s Fundraiser, 5-9pm

 

Accessory orders: Wind and percussion students were given order forms for uniform accessories today. Please read the forms for information regarding what is required. Forms are due by 8/1 and can be handed to Ms Sanford or dropped by the main office before that date.  Guard students will receive their accessory forms in the near future!

 

Parent/guardian social: We will be holding a parent social on the HSE patio on August 18th at 6pm. Food and drink will be provided, come on out for a night of fun with fellow band parents!

 

Bandwear orders: Orders for bandwear (extra show shirts, sweatshirts, duffel bags, hats, etc.) will begin shortly. Orders must be placed on www.marchingraiders.org, an email will be sent out when the shop is open!

 

Google drive: Students can find extra copies of their music, any forms (like the accessory form, the handbook, etc.), and much more on our Google drive.  See below for QR code to access!

 

Ad sales: Students received sponsorship paperwork for our home show ad book sale today. This is an EXCELLENT fundraiser for your student accounts, so reach out to local businesses and see if you can get them to purchase an ad in our program book!

 

Schedule changes: Any schedule changes will be added to the Google calendar, so be sure to sign up for that to stay up to date on all band events!  See below for QR code to access! There have been some slight changes to our schedule since our May orientation:

  • Intermediate East band night is now 10/12
  • Our FB game scheduled for 10/12 is now home

 

Car Washes: We have two car washes scheduled for this summer, and will need all students to help! These will be divided into two shifts, 7:45am-10:40am for brass and color guard, and 10:20am-1:15pm for woodwinds and percussion. Sign up sheets are on the board in the band room.  Please come wearing attire you won’t mind getting a little wet in, and bring water/sunscreen!!

 

Other important information to remember:

-Make sure you’re signed up for the band remind! Text @hseband to 81010.

-Be sure to submit any absence requests two weeks in advance!

-To stay up-to-date on band information, follow us on social media!

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