2019 ABOB Olde Alton Arts & Craft Fair!

Saturday, December 79:00am – 4:00pm$2.00 Admission(Breakfast 8:30am) Sunday, December 810:00am – 3:00pm$1.00 Admission(Breakfast 9:30am)Kids 12 and under free. Strollers not recommended. If you are a crafter and want information go to www.abob.net/craft fair. The Craft Fair email is craftfair@abob.net or call 618-474-6996. Share our ABOB Craft Fair Facebook Event! Go to the “Alton Band & […]

Band Update – 10/28/19

Hello! Whew! We made it – thank you to each and every parent for your help and support throughout the marching season. You are vital to the team! Now we can slow down a bit: Monday, 10/28 –  Percussion – Drumline Only – 3:30-4:45pm ABOB Meeting – 7pm, AHS Wednesday, 10/30 – Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm The ABOB Breakfast Pastry […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Oct. 28 – Nov. 2

Monday, October 28Full Symphonic Orchestra3:30 – 5:00&ABOB Meeting7:00 p.m.AHS Band RoomEveryone welcome Tuesday, October 29Full Symphonic Orchestra3:30 – 5:00 Wednesday, October 30Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15&ABOB Breakfast Pastry Sale order forms & money due Thursday, October 31Early Dismissal – 1:15Happy Halloween!   Saturday, November 2ILMEA District 6 FestivalSIU-CarbondaleBus leaves AHS 4:45 amJunior & Senior Orchestra Concert […]

Lovejoy Music Festival

Lovejoy Music FestivalThursday, November 77:00 p.m.Lovejoy Elementary School Gym1043 Tremont, Alton(behind and across from the large church by Rock Springs Park; up the hill from AMS) Arrive by 6:30.  Meet on the stage. This concert is free.  Family and friends are welcome to attend. We stay for the entire concert.  No one leaves early. Concert […]

Band Update – 10/21/19

Hello! We’ve got a crazy week to finish out the season! The ABOB Breakfast Pastry Sale is still going on. This is our new “butter braid” fundraiser! Place your orders now for Thanksgiving, Christmas, & Easter. Order forms and money are due Wednesday, October 30. Thank you for your support! Today, Monday, 10/21 – M100 Percussion […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 21 – 25

We had 11 kids make the ILMEA Senior Orchestra this year! ILMEA Festival information will be coming out soon. The ABOB Breakfast Pastry Sale is still going on. Place your orders now for Thanksgiving, Christmas, & Easter. Order forms and money are due October 30. Monday, October 21Symphonic Orchestra winds, brass, & percussion3:30 – 4:15&AHS […]

AHS Orchestra Concert Attire

Our first orchestra concert is Thursday, November 21. It’s time to start assembling your concert attire. Concert OrchestraWomen:   Solid black dress blouse with sleeves.  Solid black dress pants or long black skirt, like a black maxi skirt.  Skirts should come to at least mid-calf.  No jeans, leggings, jeggings and no miniskirts. Black dress shoes; […]

Marching 100 Button Days Saturday, October 19!

Stop by one or ALL of the following locations to support the Marching 100 and get your custom 2019 button!Mr. Donut 7am-11amBread Co. 8am-NoonJoe K’s 8am-NoonEppel’s Pantry 8am-NoonGodfrey Walmart 8am-Noon Parent Volunteers Needed!Saturday, 10/19 – Button Days – each fall we hold button days at various spots around town to raise money for the new […]