HHS Bands Blog!
Chaperones needed for Festival
We need one chaperone for Wind Ensemble and two chaperones for Concert Band. You would need to report at that band's report time, listed in a previous blog, and ride the bus with the students to and from Lake Orion High School. Please contact Christyne MacDermaid if you can help out. email@example.com
Home Show Needs
We need one more student to work a 9-11am spot on Sunday, March 23, 2014.
We are looking for multiple families to donate baked goods that can be sold at the Home Show concession stand the weekend of March 21-23. Please contact Kathe Wenzel at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help w/either of these Home Show needs.
Lock In April 4, 2014
We could use as many chaperones as we can get for this all night event! Help us all night, or from 7pm-1am, or 12:30am to 6am.
We are also looking for fun, student centered donations of gift cards from around the community. Examples would be $5 from Dairy Queen, McDonald's, Bigby etc.
Also looking to borrow a Karoke Machine for this night.
If you can help out with any of these things please contact Christyne MacDermaid at email@example.com
Please do not send any cash in with any fundraiser. Please send checks or a money order.
We will be looking for donations for the basket raffle at the May 20th concert and a family to organize the Memorial Day Picnic held at Thompson Lake for the Marching Band. We will also post a date for the Banquet asap. Contact Christyne MacDermaid if you want to get an early start on either of the May date items.
March 5, 2014
March 7, 2014
Sign Up's for Boston Room Assignments posted.
Anyone w/money owed for the trip will not be guaranteed their room assignments.
March 10, 2014
Tshirt orders for Boston submitted. Anyone who didn't fill in a size on their original forms for Boston, or email Mrs. Sumner, firstname.lastname@example.org, your size will be guessed and we'll hope it works.
March 25, 2014
Band Camp Meeting
6pm High School Band Room
This is for students and parents who are considering joining Marching Band, Fall 2014.
April 1, 2014
Boston Parent Chaperone Meeting
6pm High School Band Room
All incoming band students to the 2014-15 school year and current band students invited.
More detals to follow.
NEWS FLASHES! LOTS OF THEM! CONCERT THIS THURSDAY, AND FESTIVAL! A MUST READ FOR EVERYONE!!!
Hello everyone! Here's all the news that's fit to print:
CONCERT THIS THURSDAY.
There is a concert this Thursday. It is at 7PM. Percussion ensemble, Concert band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble are performing. Report time is 6:30 pm. This is the "clinic concert" where we have an esteemed band director (and MSBOA judge) listen to our performance and give us pointers. Concert attire is the standard uniform for all groups (including formal shirt, bowtie, black pants, black shoes, and wind ensemble jacket if they are in wind ensemble).
MSBOA DISTRICT FESTIVAL DATE AND PERFORMANCE TIMES.
All three bands perform on SATURDAY, MARCH 15th 2014 AT LAKE ORION HS. All bands will be driven by bus to the site. All bands meet at Howell High School and are dropped off at Howell HS.
Report time at HHS: 6:20 AM
Depart for LOHS:6:45 AM
Arrive LOHS: 8:00 AM
Back at HHS: 11:15 am
Report time at HHS :11:30 AM
Depart for LOHS: 11:55 AM
Arrive at LOHS: 1:10
Perform: 2:10 PM
Back at HHS 4:25PM
Report time at HHS: 3:15 PM
Depart for LOHS: 3:40 PM
Arrive at LOHS: 4:55 PM
Back at HHS 8:10 PM
More information to come, but I thought I would get this out there first.
Information on Boston and other things very soon!
Please remember to pick up your pizza today, 2-25-14, 5-6pm in the band room!!
This is the link for the raffle tickets that are available in the band room today.
Please have the buyer's phone, name, and email as well as the seller's name (student's name) on the raffle ticket. This way they will be able to tell who should get credit for the raffle ticket sales.
Mixed Bag & Yankee Candle
Please turn in these fundraisers on Monday due to the snow day!!!
Monday, Feb 24, 2014
Scentsy Candle Fundraiser Starts
Ends on Friday, Feb 28, 2014 no exceptions because it's a great one!! So, be quick and watch for it on Monday!!
Little Caesar's Pizza Delivery
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 5-6pm
Please make arrangements to pick up your pizza kits in the band room at that time!!
My freezer is full of Venison, so there isn't room for those left behind.
Final requests for money to be taken out of your student Charms account are due next Friday, Feb 28, 2014. So, if you know what you owe for that last payment to Boston and it's in your Charms account, you MUST submit that by next Friday, February 28!!
Keep an eye on the band blog for info about an upcoming band camp meeting, lock in, and sign ups for Home Show coming soon!!
Band Booster meeting is still on for tonight, 2/5/14.
6:30pm in the band room. Be careful out there!!