ABOB ISYM Scholarship

ABOB offers a full and half scholarship to attend ISYM (IL Summer Youth Music) on the campus of the University of IL or another music camp of the student’s choice, for both Alton H.S. and Alton M.S. band and orchestra school students.  We have had many students attend this camp for several years. Applications were […]

Band Update 1/8/18

Hello! Don’t Forget! – Cardinals Games – we have decided to go ahead and work some games at Busch Stadium to fundraise for the trip! Please fill out this form to officially get signed up/help pick dates. Please have the form filled out by this Friday, January 12. Cardinals Games Sign Up We’ve got a relatively light […]

Band Update – 1/3/18

Welcome back! Here’s our schedule: Thursday, 1/4 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30 Friday, 1/5 – Broom Distribution – 6-8pm. Meet at the semi trailer. An adult must sign for the brooms – students cannot check them out.  Gray Pep Band Game – 6:45pm Monday, 1/8 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:15 Dinner Auction Meeting – 7pm, Ed […]

Band Update – 12/11/17

Hello! There is a separate post with all kinds of trip information – how to get registered, pricing, fundraising, etc. You can find it here! AHS Music Department Disney Trip 2018. Trip Fundraising: – Popsockets are an ongoing fundraiser! We will have a check in today (Monday, 12/11) and next Monday (12/18) – please send in money with […]

Band Update – 12/4

Hello! It’s concert week! There is a separate post with all kinds of trip information – how to get registered, pricing, fundraising, etc. You can find it here! AHS Music Department Disney Trip 2018. Trip Fundraising: – Popsockets are scheduled to be in tomorrow (Tuesday, 12/5). Our plan is to have our first “Check In” at […]

Band Update – 11/27/17

Welcome back! There is a separate post with all kinds of trip information – how to get registered, pricing, fundraising, etc. You can find it here! AHS Music Department Disney Trip 2018 Here’s our week: Monday, November 27 – Jazz on a Fall Evening – 7:30pm – Ahlemeyer Atrium (ATC Building at LCCC). Jazz band folks will […]

2018 Music Department Disney Trip Meeting Information

Hello! Thanks for your patience while we got all the information sorted out! Here is what we went over at the meeting on Thursday, 11/16: Trip Meeting Powerpoint This powerpoint provides a TON of information: Background information on MTC Trip dates/general itinerary Trip Pricing & payment dates Important dates: general timeline, payment due dates, fundraising […]

Band Update – 11/20/17

Hello! A short week: Thanks to those who attended the Disney Trip Meeting Thursday night! It’s going to be a wonderful trip, and we’re excited that choir and orchestra gets to come along too. I’ll send out a separate trip information email with everything covered at the meeting soon – waiting on a couple forms from […]