Band Update – 9/16/19


A couple of important notes/changes:

  • It is HOT again 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!
  • Activity Bus Changes – I was informed that some changes have been made to the activity buses. A bus will run Tuesdays at 6:30 and Thursday at 5:30. If your child has been riding the activity bus home, please let us know and we’ll make sure they get on the 5:30 bus on Thursdays.

Here’s our week:

  • Monday, 9/16 – M100 Percussion – 3:30-4:45pm
    • M100 Color Guard – 3:30-6pm
  • Tuesday, 9/17 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-6pm
  • Wednesday, 9/18 – Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm
  • Thursday, 9/19 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-6pm
  • Friday, 9/20 – ABOB Trivia Night – 7pm, Best Western Premier. More info: ABOB Trivia Night! Student leaders will play at trivia night – I’ll have more info. for them this week!
    We also need a handful of students to help out – sign up sheet is on the band room door.
  • Saturday, 9/21 – Saturday is a HUGE day for us – lots of moving parts!
    • 10:00am – We will meet at the early childhood center (near LCCC) to unload the semi. We lost the big red storage container (we will be getting a permanent storage shed) so everything went into the semi. Now we need the semi, so we will unload at early childhood at 10:00am. Anyone who helps will get pizza for lunch! Parents and students welcome – with lots of hands it’ll be no problem at all.
    • 11:30am – We will meet at AHS – students will have a brief rehearsal, and we need a team of parents to help prepare a sack “Linner” (Lunch/dinner) for the kids. Some of you have all ready responded, but the more the merrier! Please let me know if you can help out!
    •  Mt. Zion Marching Music Games – Mt. Zion Itinerary. We’ve got a long day!

Looking ahead:

  • Monday, 9/23 – M100 Percussion – 3:30-4:45pm
    • M100 Color Guard – 3:30-6pm
  • Tuesday, 9/24 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-6pm
  • Wednesday, 9/25 – Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm
  • Thursday, 9/26 – Full M100 Rehearsal – 3:30-6pm
  • Friday, 9/27 – Football v. ESL – 5:45pm, Public School Stadium (West)
  • Saturday, 9/28 – Gateway Marching Invitational – Collinsville HS. Times TBA (plan afternoon/evening)

Other reminders:

  • The Medical Information Form is way past due – please get those in! We usually have a notary at rehearsal! All forms are at the bottom of this update.

Marching 100 info:

  • We all ready have a change to the Fall Calendar – Homecoming has been moved, so the first two weeks in October have changed. We do not have a game on 10/4, and we will attend the Washington, MO Band Festival. The Homecoming Game will be on 10/11, and we will not attend the Bi-State Marching Invitational in Potosi, MO. Please toss October from the previous calendar – A new Calendar can be found here: UPDATED M100 2019 Calendar.
  • Here are electronic versions of the other forms:

That’s it! Have a great week!