Band Update – Homecoming Week!

Happy Homecoming Week! Here’s what we’ve got: Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – Tuesday, 9/19 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – Thursday, 9/21 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Homecoming Football v. Edwardsville – meet at West at 5:45pm. Please note that parking will be a problem due to the […]

Band Update – 8/29/17

Hello! Thank you to all who helped with both the Car Wash and Button Days! Both were highly successful and fun! We appreciate your help and support! Here’s our week: Full M100 Rehearsal – tonight, Tuesday, 8/29 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Today, Tuesday, 8/29 is also the second check in (sell 12 items) […]

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 – 6/12/17

Hello! I’ve got a lot of general information/reminders and some tweaks to this week’s schedule: Please don’t forget about forms!!! The $50 Band Fee can be paid anytime. Please make checks payable to ABOB. Medical Information Form – these need to be notarized and are due before our first parade performance (June 25). Marching 100 Handbook […]

Band Update – 5/30/17

Hello! The 2017 Marching 100 season is officially here! Are you ready???? Now is the time to start preparing! Please encourage your student to give up soda, start drinking lots of water, begin eating healthier (more fruits/veggies, less cheetos), and getting outside everyday (wash the car, mow the lawn, walk the dog, play basketball, etc)!!! […]

Band Update – 5/24/17

Happy summer! Winding down while at the same time gearing up!!! Here’s what we’ve got: *those who just finished 8th grade, please ignore the Graduation/Memorial Day parade information… but you’re jumping in with Drumline and 1-2 Camp!!! Today, Wednesday, May 24- Drumline clinic (those interested in auditioning for drumline only) – 6-8pm, AHS Band Room There […]

Marching 100 Information – Summer/Fall 2017

Here’s all the information that was distributed at the Marching 100 Kick off meeting on Wednesday, April 12: Alton Handbook 2017 – our handbook for the year, which answers many questions new members may have. Please pay particular attention to the attendance policy!!! Kick off meeting ppt 4.12.17 – PowerPoint used at the meeting, which highlights important […]

Band Update 10/3/16

Hello! Here’s what’s going on: Assignments – we do have some assignments coming up! All details are on Google Classroom – that is where they will be turned in as well: First Quarter Playing Test is due this Thursday, October 6! Concert Band Auditions will be at the end of this month (begins Oct. 24). […]