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 – 9/4/18

Hello! Hope you had a relaxing weekend. Here we go with competition season! Believe it or not, we’re all ready on the downhill slide – 6 weeks left! Here’s our week: Today, Tuesday, September 4 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-5:30pm Wednesday, September 5 – Cheese & Sausage Check in Day – if your student has sold […]

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 – 8/7/18

Hello! We had several (15!!!!) no call, no show absences for rehearsal this evening. As a reminder, being no call, no show to a rehearsal will result in a 0 in the gradebook for that event, and prevent your student from performing that week – whether it’s a football game or competition. We start performances […]

Disney Trip TJ’s Pizza Fundraiser

TJ’s Pizza fundraiser for the Disney Trip just kicked off.  You or your kids can stop by the Alton H.S. music suite Tuesday, August 7, from 6:00-8:30pm and pick up an order form from Amy Miller or Sarah Keith. TJ’s Pizza order forms and money are due Tuesday, August 14 during band practice  (6:00-8:30pm), turned in to Amy Miller or […]

Band Update 7/23/18

Hi! We had a FANTASTIC first day of band camp! Beautiful weather and hard working kids equaled a great day! Please ask your child how they feel – we’ve got music and motion on the field on day 1! It’s great! Here’s our schedule: Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 –  M100 Band Camp – 8am-5pm, […]