This Week In Band 8-4-19 Edition
Monday 8/5: 7am-4pm, 5-7pm (Varsity MB) ~‘Murica Monday, Rescheduled WBIC Meeting at 7pm
Tuesday 8/6: 7am-4pm, 5-7pm (Varsity MB) ~Twin Tuesday, 6:15pm Booster Club Round Robin/ Mattress Introduction Parent Meeting
Wednesday 8/7: (CG Only) 9am-4pm, Full Band 5-8pm ~Wacky Wednesday
Thursday 8/8: (CG Only) 9am-4pm, Full Band 5-8pm ~Tourist Thursday
Friday 8/9: 5-8pm Full Band~Fav Color Friday, 3:15pm Vertical Raise Fundraiser Kickoff
Saturday 8/10: 2pm- Meet the War Eagles, Last Day to Purchase Astros Tickets!
Greetings From The Band Staff:
Congratulations to everyone for completing the first week of summer band! We are off to a great start so let’s keep up the good work! Remember, it is super important to continue drinking lots of water and eating healthy foods. We want everyone to be safe and out on the field!
Part 3 Video Assignment:
*MEMORIZED*- Due Next Sunday, August 11th. Please email links to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spirit Week 8/5-8/9:
8/5: ‘Murica Monday
8/6: Twin Tuesday
8/7: Wacky Wednesday
8/8: Tourist Thursday
8/9: Fav Color Friday
Rescheduled WBIC Meeting:
The rescheduled WBIC Meeting has been moved to Monday 8/5 at 7 pm in the Auditorium. All members of the percussion ensemble are required to attend.
Letter Jacket/Picture Forms:
Please get these forms from the band office AFTER practice! Letter jacket forms are for if you think you are qualified for a jacket or already have a jacket and qualify for another letter.
Masterclasses for 8/5-8/9:
8/5-8/6: Masterclasses are still 10:30-12pm
8/7-8/9: *CHANGE* Masterclasses are 3-4:30pm
Booster Club Round Robin/Mattress Introduction Parent Meeting:
The Booster Club/ Mattress Introduction Meeting will be on Tuesday 8/6 at 6:15 pm! Please see the attached Parent letter for the mattress fundraiser!
Vertical Raise Fundraiser Kickoff:
The fundraiser kickoff is at 3:15pm in the ORHS Auditorium! Everyone is required to be there. Please see the attached Parent letter for the Vertical Raise fundraiser!
Parking Tag Pick Up:
Students: Friday 8/9 is Parking Tag Up. Staff will check Monday to confirm, but Marching Band will have a separate time to pick up their tags.
Meet the War Eagles:
Meet the War Eagles Pep Rally is on Saturday, August 10th 2-3pm at the ORHS JV Field. Report time is 1:30 at the Band Hall. Please wear your pep rally shirt.
Our Astros Game performance of the National Anthem is on 8/23 at 6:57 pm! This is our first performance of the season as well as a HUGE opportunity for the band to perform for a NATIONAL audience at a major league event! The last day to buy tickets is 8/10 through Charms.
Whataburger! Chick-Fil-A! Jimmy Johns! Raising Canes! Tropical Smoothie Café! We have plenty of options for our game day meals for this next season. Make sure to pay for your Pre-Game meals in order to enjoy this delicious food!
Reminder -Fair Share:
Fair Share fees should be up to date. Please check with your Charms account!
Reminder -Gear Payment:
If you have not already done so, please make sure to pay for the items you ordered for Gear Pick-up on the Charms webstore!
Choreography Days are happening on Wednesday 8/7 and Thursday 8/8 from 9am-4pm at the ORHS 9th grade campus!
Coming Up Next Week for Everyone:
Sunday 8/11: Part 3 Video Assignments are due!!
Monday 8/12: 9am-12pm Band Pictures, Mattress Fundraiser Introduction for Students, Letter Jacket Sizing
Tuesday 8/13: 4-6pm Varsity MB Rehearsal
Wednesday 8/14: First Day of School- No Rehearsal!
Thursday 8/15: 3:15-4:30 pm Full MB, 4:30-5:45pm Varsity MB
Friday 8/16: 3:15-4:30 pm Full MB, 4:30-5:45pm Varsity MB
Saturday 8/17: 5-11pm Band Olympics!
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