Band Update – 8/13/18

Hi! Buckle in – here we go!!!

This week:

  • Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 14 – Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – AHS – 6-8:30pm
    TJ’s Pizza orders are due tomorrow! Please bring them to rehearsal.
  • 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 – Red & Gray Scrimmage Itinerary

It’s time to order Marching 100 Spiritwear! Please email Barbie Morris ( with any questions. Orders are due on Tuesday, August 21, checks made payable to ABOB. Here’s the info:

Dear Parents 2018
Revised Spirit Wear Order Form 2018
2018 Spirit Wear Pictures – 2018 new track jacket

We’re also ordering a special trip shirt:
Marching 100 Disney Trip 2018 shirt

Looking ahead:

  • Monday, August 20 – M100 Percussion rehearsal – 3:15-5pm. Monday will begin the after school percussion rehearsals every Monday!
  • Tuesday, August 21 – the 21 starts our after school M100 rehearsals – 3:30-5:30pm.
  • Thursday, August 23 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-5:30pm
  • Friday, August 24 – Football v. Highland – 5:45pm, Public School Stadium. Uniform TBA.
  • Saturday, August 25 – SIUE Percussion Clinic – this is for all percussion and sound students only! We will go in the morning – all times TBA.
  • Monday, August 27 – M100 Percussion rehearsal – 3:15-5pm
    • ABOB Meeting – 7pm, AHS. All are invited to attend!
  • Tuesday, August 28 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-5:30pm
  • Thursday, August 30 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-5:30pm
  • It’s time to start thinking about the annual ABOB Trivia Night! Friday, September 21, 7pm at the Best Western Premier. For more info: ABOB Trivia Night

A calendar is attached in case you need it – 2018 Calendar
You can also find a list of all of ABOB’s 2018-19 happenings2018-19 ABOB Events & Fundraisers. *Please plan on helping/supporting these events. A majority of the Marching 100’s budget comes from ABOB’s support!

Disney Trip Info:

As of 8/2, 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 – to make arrangements.

Here’s where we are with fundraisers:

  • All fundraising profits should be in the trip accounts – please let me know if you need clarification.
  • TJ’s Pizza Fundraiser – Order forms are available from any director. Orders are due by tomorrow – August 14. Delivery will be August 30. Checks made payable to ABOB.
  • 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.