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 […]

Band Update – 3/26/18

Hello! Thank you to all who helped with the Vendor Fair or ate pancakes Saturday morning! The kids were PHENOMENAL and all had fun! Thank you thank you! Here’s our week! Monday, 3/26 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm ABOB Meeting – 7pm – AHS Tuesday, 3/27 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Thursday, 3/29 – […]

Band Update – 2/12/18

Hello! Here’s our week: Tuesday, 2/13 – Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Dine out for ABOB – Dairy Queen – 5-9pm. You can find the flyer here – Dine out – Dairy Queen Thursday, 2/15 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30pm Friday, 2/16 – Gray Pep Band – 6:45pm We will have a Broom check out this evening as well – 7-8pm near the uniform […]

Band Update – 1/22/18

Hello! Information on the ABOB ISYM (Illinois School Youth Music) Scholarship was handed out last week – students can win half or full scholarships to attend a camp this summer. It’s a wonderful opportunity for our students – the applications to audition are due on January 31. If your student is interested and didn’t get […]

Band Update – 10/23/17

Hello! We’re finishing the season with a busy week: Concert Band auditions continue this week!!!! Information was distributed on the first day of school. Music can be found here: AHS Band Auditions. Students will need to be familiar with the scales and etudes. For practice purposes, the link also has audio and video files of the music! […]

Band Update 6/19/17

Hello! It’s almost parade time!!! Here’s what we’ve got: Crucial this week and next week!!! Now is the time to start preparing for parades/band camp!  Please encourage your student to give up soda, start drinking lots of water, begin eating healthier (more fruits/veggies/lean protein, less cheetos/cupcakes/junk food), and getting outside everyday (wash the car, mow the […]

Band Update – 4/10/17

Hello! We’ve got a pretty light week: Our annual Marching 100 kick off meeting is this Wednesday, April 12, 7pm in the AHS Auditorium. We will be reviewing any changes to the handbook, distributing calendars/med forms/accessory orders, and of course we’ll finally reveal the show!!! See you there! Wednesday, April 12 is also our next Dine […]

Band Update – Nashville Week!!!!

Good Afternoon! It’s here! It’s here!!! Tonight, Monday, 3/27 – ABOB Meeting – 7pm, AHS Orchestra Room Trip departure meeting – Wednesday, March 29,  6pm in the AHS Commons. Many, many things will be discussed Wednesday evening, but to allow better planning, our itinerary can be found here – TOURBOOK 3.27.17 At this point we cannot make any […]