Band Update – 7/30/18

Hello! I hope your kiddo has recovered from week one! We had a great week – beautiful weather, and we have over half the show on the field with music! Feel free to stop by at the end of the day to check us out!
Please continue to encourage them to drink water, water, water, eat light/healthy meals, and get plenty of sleep!

Here’s our week:

***No one should miss band camp for registration – you can register during lunch (12-1:15pm) or after camp – registration goes until 7pm!

  • Monday, July 30 – Thursday, August 2 – M100 Band Camp – 8am-5pm, AHS
    • We are providing lunch, and have our dress up days this week. Here’s what we’ve got:
      • Monday, July 30 (Upper Alton Baptist): Sloppy Joes. Dress up day: Movie Genres
      • Tuesday, July 31 (Mr. Ed Gray): Burgers. Dress up day: Disney
      • Wednesday, August 1 (Mr. Vern Van Hoy): Catering from a local golf course. Dress up day: Twin day (each student should have a twin)
      • Thursday, August 2 (ABOB): Walking tacos! Dress up day: Section Day
  • Thursday, August 2 – Camp 8am – 3pm, AHS.  Camp will dismiss at 3pm so students can go home and shower for the parent performance:
    • 5:30pm – Meet at Public School Stadium (West) – students meet down by the trailer.
    • Dress: Maroon “Cinematic” show shirt, black M100 shorts, long black socks, black marching shoes.
    • 6:30pm – Parent Performance Begins! Please invite anyone who is interested! We’re ready to show you what we’ve put together so far!
    • After the parent performance we’ll have our traditional dine out at Shiver’s! Enjoy some ice cream and celebrate a great band camp! ABOB receives profit from all items purchased at the window (drive thru does not count). Good for Thursday, August 2 from 7-10pm.

Looking ahead:

  • Tuesday, August 7 – Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – AHS – 6-8:30pm
  • Tuesday, August 14 – Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – AHS – 6-8:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 15 – Dine out for ABOB – Roma’s Pizza – 11am-10pm (all business hours)
  • Thursday, August 16 – Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – AHS – 6-8:30pm
  • Friday, August 17 – Red & Gray Scrimmage – West – TBA

Disney Trip Info:

As of 7/2, students should have $950 in their trip accounts. If you need special arrangements/need to make payments later, please be in touch with Music Travel – they’ll work with you, but need communication! Email Ben Hilmer – ben.hilmer@musictravel.com to make arrangements.

Here’s where we are with fundraisers:

  • Profit for the Alton Steel, June photo shoot, the guard quarter auction, and the last Cardinal game is in the mail – should appear soon!
  • Brooms & Popsockets  – We have resumed check outs! Please check out brooms and popsockets with the band moms in the uniform room at Tuesday night rehearsals! You may also turn in any money/unsold items then too. Record clearance has been filed for those who still have items out.