Fall Butter Braid Fundraiser

Dear Parents, Today the Alton Band and Orchestra Builders (ABOB) Fall Butter Braid – Cookie Dough – Pizza order forms were passed out to the students. Attached is the fundraiser letter that went out with the order forms. Please collect money now. Checks are made payable to ABOB, and all checks should have your child’s name written on […]

AHS Fall Symphonic Orchestra After School Rehearsals

FULL SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS FALL, 2017 Mon., Sept. 18         3:25 – 4:15          Woodwinds  (Orch Rm B-130) Mon., Sept. 25         3:25 – 4:15          Winds & Brass Mon., Oct. 2             3:25 – 4:15          Winds & Brass Tues., Oct. 10          3:25 – 4:15           Winds, Brass and Percussion Mon., Oct. 16          3:30 – 5:00          […]

Band Update – Homecoming Week!

Happy Homecoming Week! Here’s what we’ve got: Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – Tuesday, 9/19 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – Thursday, 9/21 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Homecoming Football v. Edwardsville – meet at West at 5:45pm. Please note that parking will be a problem due to the […]

ILMEA Senior Orchestra Audition Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 SENIOR ORCHESTRA FALL, 2017 AUDITION INFORMATION  The ILMEA District 6 auditions will take place Columbus Day, Monday, October 9 at Highland Middle School.  IL Central Bus Co. will provide transportation for students.  Students are required to ride the bus to and from auditions.   Buses will leave AHS at 7:30 a.m. and return […]

Symphonic Orchestra Perform ABOB Trivia Night

ABOB Trivia Night Friday, September 15 Best Western Premier (former Atrium/Holiday Inn)   Student Workers:  if you are helping out for the night, arrive by 6:30.  We are usually done about 10:00 p.m. If performing only, arrive by 7:30.  You’ll be done about 8:30. Wear jeans and your AHS orchestra t-shirt or any other school […]

Band Update – 9/5/17

Hello! Here’s our week: Cheese & Sausage Orders are due today! Tuesday, September 5. For more information: ABOB Fall Fundraiser Full M100 Rehearsal – tonight, Tuesday, 9/5 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Full M100 Rehearsal – Thursday, 9/7 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Football v. Collinsville – Friday, 9/8 – 5:30pm, Public School Stadium. Just as […]

ABOB Fall Fundraiser Ends This Week

Dear Band and Orchestra Parents: The ABOB Fall Fundraiser wraps up this week. Order forms and money are due to your child’s band and orchestra director on Tuesday, September 5. Please contact me if you need another day or so to continue selling. Order forms and money go into the envelope. Please go over your […]