Band Update – 12/9/19

Happy Monday! What a GREAT weekend! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU to all who helped this weekend. The Craft Fair is a HUGE undertaking, and everyone lending a hand makes it work – THANK YOU!Also, we’ve heard nothing but great compliments about the kids – thank you for letting us borrow them for the […]

Band Update – 12/2/19

Happy Monday! Tis the season! The 31st annual Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair is THIS WEEKEND! We need all kinds of parent help throughout the weekend – this event is HUGE and brings in a large chunk of the funds ABOB uses to fund our band program. Please help out! You can contact the following chairs […]

Band Update – 11/25/19

Happy Monday! Tis the season! The 31st annual Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair is just 2.5 weeks away! We need all kinds of parent help throughout the weekend – this event is HUGE and brings in a large chunk of the funds ABOB uses to fund our band program. Please help out! You can contact the […]

Band Update – 11/18/19

Happy Monday! Tis the season! The 31st annual Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair is just 2.5 weeks away! We need all kinds of parent help throughout the weekend – this event is HUGE and brings in a large chunk of the funds ABOB uses to fund our band program. Please help out! You can contact the […]

Band Update – 11/12/19

Happy Snow Day! Ms. Edwards and I didn’t get a chance to say it at bandquet, but THANK YOU parents for all of your help, work, and encouragement throughout the marching season. We could not do it without you! Thank you all! Now we look ahead: The 31st annual Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair is just […]

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 […]

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 […]

Band Update 10/15/19

Hello! Here’s our week: Today, Tuesday, 10/15 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-6pm Wednesday, 10/16– Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm Thursday, 10/17 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-6pm Friday, 10/18 – Bands of America – America’s Center (St. Louis) – we managed to fit it into a school day – BOA Itinerary If you’re planning on coming to watch on Friday, you can find more […]

Band Update – 10/7/18

Happy Homecoming week! Attendance: Parents, attendance at Marching 100 has taken a drastic downturn. We had over a dozen students absent from the Tuesday, 10/1 rehearsal, and again over a dozen missing from the Washington competition. Marching Band is the ultimate team activity!!! There are no subs – we can’t just fill their spot. EVERY […]