Band Update – 10/15/18


We still have 12 orders out! Please don’t forget about the Disney Photo Orders – we cannot take any new orders, but please send in payment! Checks can be made payable to ABOB.

Please mark your calendars! Our Disney Trip Departure Meeting will be this Wednesday, October 17 at 7pm in the AHS Auditorium. Please make sure at least one person from your family is present!

Here’s our week:

  • Monday, October 15 – M100 Percussion – 3:15-5pm
    • Jazz Band – 3:30-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, October 16 – Butterbraid Orders DueButterbraid info.
    • 8th Grade Rehearsal/ABOB General Meeting – This takes place at West right after school.
      • Students will need to get to West as close to 4pm as they can. They will need all items for a performance (marching shoes, long black socks, etc). We will feed them and have the General Meeting at 7pm! We should be finished around 8pm.
      • Please be sure your child dresses for the weather!!! 
  • Wednesday, October 17 – Disney Trip Departure Meeting – 7pm, AHS Auditorium
  • Friday, October 19 – Senior Night Football v. East St. Louis – 5:45pm, West
    • Senior parents – introductions will take place before the game. Please meet on the track at West no later than 6:15pm. Introductions will start at 6:30pm. 

Looking ahead:

  • Tuesday, October 23 – Sunday, October 28 – Disney Trip!!!! 
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences – we will not be in for these, but are more than happy to have an email, phone, or in person conference. Please shoot us an email to let us know! 
    • Alyssa Overmann –
    • Steven James –
    • Lexi Edwards –
  • Monday, October 29 – ABOB Meeting – 7pm, AHS 
  • Wednesday, October 31 – Halloween Parade – Downtown Alton
  • Friday, November 2 – M100 Bandquet – we are revamping banquet this year – we’ll have more “kid friendly” food (working on it!) and this event is optional for parents – it’s a chance for the kids to celebrate the season, and they do most of the talking/award giving. More info. will be coming as we have it! 

Disney Trip Info:
If you need anything trip related at this point, please be in touch with Music Travel – they’ll work with you, but need communication! Email Ben Hilmer –