Band Update – 12/9/19

Happy Monday! What a GREAT weekend! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU to all who helped this weekend. The Craft Fair is a HUGE undertaking, and everyone lending a hand makes it work – THANK YOU!Also, we’ve heard nothing but great compliments about the kids – thank you for letting us borrow them for the […]

Band Update – 12/2/19

Happy Monday! Tis the season! The 31st annual Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair is THIS WEEKEND! 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 following chairs […]

Band Update – 11/25/19

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 – 11/18/19

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 – 9/9/19

Hello! It is supposed to be HOT this week! We must be outside for rehearsals. Please remind your kiddo to bring a change of clothes/hat, sunscreen, and a BOTTLE OF WATER!!! Thanks for the help! Here’s our week: Monday, 9/9 – M100 Percussion – 3:30-4:45pm M100 Color Guard – 3:30-6pm Tuesday, 9/10 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-6pm […]

Band Update – 7/22/19

Hello! We’ve finally got a break to the heat! As we’re definitely prepping for band camp, please encourage healthy habits at home: water, water, water, lots of lean protein/veggies/fruits, eating breakfast, getting a good night’s sleep, and getting outside each day! Prepping now helps camp go much smoother! Here’s our week: Tonight, Monday, 7/22 – […]

Band Update – 5/13/19

Happy Monday! Can you believe it’s the final week? ***We need a couple of parents to organize pizza/salad/cookies for the kids in between rehearsal/graduation on Friday, May 24. If you’re available to help, please let me know! Thank you!!! ***Please check grades! We always see them slip at the end of the year. We had […]