2018 Music Department Disney Trip Meeting Information

Hello! Thanks for your patience while we got all the information sorted out! Here is what we went over at the meeting on Thursday, 11/16: Trip Meeting Powerpoint This powerpoint provides a TON of information: Background information on MTC Trip dates/general itinerary Trip Pricing & payment dates Important dates: general timeline, payment due dates, fundraising […]

ABOB ISYM Scholarship

ABOB offers a full and half scholarship to attend ISYM (IL Summer Youth Music) on the campus of the University of IL or another music camp of the student’s choice, for both Alton H.S. and Alton M.S. band and orchestra school students.  We have had many students attend this camp for several years. Applications were […]

Orchestra Make a Note: January 17 – 20

*We have changed the concert date for Stringsation! to Wednesday, March 28, 7:00 p.m. in the AHS Gym.  The elementary kids are PARCC testing during the week of the previous date so orchestra practices are wiped out completely.  Wednesday, January 17 ABOB Dine Out at Olga’s! 10:30 a.m. -9:00 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Present the […]

Band Update 1/8/18

Hello! Don’t Forget! – Cardinals Games – we have decided to go ahead and work some games at Busch Stadium to fundraise for the trip! Please fill out this form to officially get signed up/help pick dates. Please have the form filled out by this Friday, January 12. Cardinals Games Sign Up We’ve got a relatively light […]

Band Update – 1/3/18

Welcome back! Here’s our schedule: Thursday, 1/4 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30 Friday, 1/5 – Broom Distribution – 6-8pm. Meet at the semi trailer. An adult must sign for the brooms – students cannot check them out.  Gray Pep Band Game – 6:45pm Monday, 1/8 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:15 Dinner Auction Meeting – 7pm, Ed […]

ABOB Executive Board Meeting Minutes – 11/20/2017

Alton Band and Orchestra Builders Meeting Minutes September 25, 2017 MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Amy Hillery – President Ed Gray – Financial Penny Boedeker – Secretary Jamie Pullen – Ways and Means Cindy Kirbach – Treasurer Tom Pullen – ABOB.net Rose Lammers – Craft Fair Jill Mitchell – Vendor Fair TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCE: Laura Plummer Alyssa […]

Band Update – 12/11/17

Hello! There is a separate post with all kinds of trip information – how to get registered, pricing, fundraising, etc. You can find it here! AHS Music Department Disney Trip 2018. Trip Fundraising: – Popsockets are an ongoing fundraiser! We will have a check in today (Monday, 12/11) and next Monday (12/18) – please send in money with […]

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