Band Update – 9/17/18

Hello! As you know, it’s still HOT out! Please encourage your student to treat our after school rehearsals like band camp – bring a water bottle, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, light weight t-shirt/shorts to change into. We’ve got to keep pushing ahead – it’s way easier when they’re prepared! The band room is open every […]

Band Update – 8/20/18

Happy First Day of School!!! Lots of information in this update – hang in there! Beginning of school info: We are going over this in the first couple of days, but here’s your information as well: AHS Bands Syllabus 2018-19 – this includes many important dates (due dates/performances/etc) as well as our expectations for the year. […]

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 […]

Band Update – 6/18/18

Hello! An important note: I (Alyssa Overmann, along with several Alton students!) leave on Sunday for the Illinois Ambassadors of Music European tour. I will be gone from June 24 – July 9, and will have little to no access to email during that time. For any questions/concerns/absence notifications during that time frame please send […]

Band Update – 6/11/18

Hello! Parades are quickly approaching! Now is the time to start preparing for parades/band camp!  Please encourage your student to: For Tuesday rehearsals they should wear shorts, tshirts, a ball cap, and bring a water bottle. “low top” tennis shoes – shoes that don’t go up past the ankle, are preferred as well to allow movement. […]

Band Update – 5/28/18

Hello! Happy Memorial Day! We’ve added a Disney Trip Fundraiser (Alton Steel Fundraiser) – please see below! We only have 9 spots left!!! We’ve updated the calendar to include Percussion & Guard rehearsals – 2018 Calendar (1) Percussionists! SIUE offers a great camp next week! Check it out! Link here – SIUE Percussion Institute Here’s our week (super light!): Saturday, […]

Band Update – 4/30/18

Hello! Please check grades!!! We’re reaching the time of year where we can’t do much to help those who have fallen behind. We have lots of grades coming due at the last minute – please be sure your child gets it in! Just a reminder, if a student fails band, they must sit out one […]

Band Update – 4/23/18

Hello! One month to go! Please check grades!!! We’re reaching the time of year where we can’t do much to help those who have fallen behind. We have lots of grades coming due at the last minute – please be sure your child gets it in! Just a reminder, if a student fails band, they […]