We would like to congratulate the following students for being nominated for various honors for Michigan Youth Arts Festival after their fine performances at State Solo and Ensemble.
Michigan Youth Arts Festival Honored Students:
John Tucker - Clarinet and Piano
Nick Shields - Bassoon
Howell Brass Quintet - "Yakety Brass"***
Jacob Rushlow - Trumpet
Julia Ettema - Trumpet
Madalynn Timmermann - French Horn
Sean Miller - Trombone
Jackson Bondie - Tuba
*** Jacob Rushlow / Julia Ettema are having a Trumpet Recital, with guest performance from "Yakety Brass" tomorrow, Thursday, March 23rd at 7pm - located at First United Methodist Church (Address: 1230 Bower St, Howell, Michigan 48843). For more info: Facebook Event
Individual Forms (that are in the Zip File):
- Student Registration Packet (pdf and doc)
- Scholarship Application (pdf)
- Volunteer/Chaperone Registration Packet (pdf)
- Additional Payment Voucher Form (pdf and doc)
- 8th Grade Information Packet (pdf)
Initial payment of $50 and all forms are due on Friday, April 21st.
Little Caesar's Fundraiser:
An excellent way to help gather some funds for your student's band account to help pay for band camp, instrument accessories / repairs, lessons, band trips (we have one next school year!), and/or anything else related to the student's enrichment in the band program.
The Little Caesar Fundraiser packets are located in the Sheet Shack outside Mr. Smigell's Office in the band room.
Due Date: Friday, April 7th - No Later
Pick Up Date: Tuesday, April 18th - After school until 5:30pm. Please make arrangements with another family or friend to pick up your student's order if needed.
Mrs. MacDermaid needs some help sorting orders after 1pm - Please contact her (contact info is below) if you are available to help out.
Checks payable to Howell High Band Boosters for fundraiser only. Payments must be included with the order or the order will not be placed. No tax added to orders. Please put student's name, current grade, phone number, and if they're in 8th grade, their student number is needed.
Any questions? Please call or text Mrs. MacDermaid 734-476-0312
April / May Events:
Mark your calendars! Here are the events that are official atm.
Howellpalooza is Thursday, April 6th at 7pm.
HHS Band Lock-In is Friday // Saturday April 21st // 22nd.
HHS Collage Concert is Thursday, April 27th at 7pm.
HHS Band Spring Concert is Tuesday, May 23rd at 7pm.
Memorial Day Parade / Picnic is Monday, May 29th.
**More information about these events will be announced after Spring Break / when we get closer to the events. Lock-In Info and Packets for both students and chaperones will be available at this time too.
*** A couple things are still being planned out (Howellpalooza/Collage/Memorial Day Parade practice dates and HHS Band Banquet for example). When we have the dates and information, we will let you know asap.
That's a lot of information but we wanted to get it all posted before Spring Break. I hope everyone have a fun and safe Spring Break! I hope to see you guys soon!
~ Nicole "Jade" Prewett
P.S. I am working on the background / format of the blog - so if you see some new backgrounds or such, it's okay. I am just test running a few images, fonts, colors, etc. (Since it is a new feature)