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 – 3:30-4:45pm
    • M100 Color Guard – 3:30-6pm
  • Tuesday, 10/22 – 8th Grade Night/ABOB General Meeting – 4pm-8:30pm, Public School Stadium. We’ll follow this schedule:
    • 4:00pm – Meet @ West, unload. Start rehearsal
    • 5:00pm – 8th graders arrive
    • 5:30pm – 8th graders learn drill!
    • 6:00pm – 8th graders perform drill
    • 6:15pm – 100 runs the show
    • 6:30pm – Dinner (Pizza – provided by ABOB), get dressed in uniform
    • 7:00pm – ABOB General Meeting Begins – AMS plays then Marching 100 plays
    • We should be loading everything up around 7:30pm!
  • Wednesday, 10/23 – Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm
  • Thursday, 10/24 – Full M100 Rehearsal – West – 3:30-6pm
    • We will keep all equipment at West this week (just makes life easier). Since it’s P/T conferences, we will rehearse at West!
  • Friday, 10/25 – Senior Night Football v. DeKalb – Public School Stadium (West). As of Tuesday, 10/22, the game is NO DIFFERENT:
    • 5:45pm – All arrive at West – get dressed
    • 6:15pm – Seniors & parents on track ready for introductions
    • 6:30pm – Senior Night Introductions
    • 6:45pm – Pregame
    • 7:00pm – approx. game kick off.
    • We will load trailer after our halftime performance.
  • Saturday, 10/26 – Belleville East Marching Invitational – Belleville East HS – BEast Itinerary

Looking ahead:

  • Monday, 10/28 –  M100 Percussion – 3:30-4:45pm
    • M100 Color Guard – 3:30-6pm
    • ABOB Meeting – 7pm, AHS
  • Wednesday, 10/30 – Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm
  • Thursday, 10/31 – Halloween Parade – Downtown Alton. TBA – Please note they have moved the start time to 7:00pm!
  • Friday, 11/8 – M100 Banquet – more info. TBA

That’s it! Have a great week!