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 […]

Marching 100 Button Days Saturday, October 19!

Stop by one or ALL of the following locations to support the Marching 100 and get your custom 2019 button!Mr. Donut 7am-11amBread Co. 8am-NoonJoe K’s 8am-NoonEppel’s Pantry 8am-NoonGodfrey Walmart 8am-Noon Parent Volunteers Needed!Saturday, 10/19 – Button Days – each fall we hold button days at various spots around town to raise money for the new […]

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 […]