Band Update – 2/10/20

Hello!A big Congratulations to the AHS Winterguard on placing 3rd at the Edwardsville competition this weekend! Solo & Ensemble fees are due! Sophomores – Seniors all participate in our choirs – that is covered. If your student is taking anything extra (solo, small ensemble, etc.) they do owe! Solos are $10 each, Ensembles are $15 […]

Band Update – 4/8/19

Hello! Here’s our week: Today, Monday, 4/8 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30 Jazz Band – 3:30-5:00pm Friday, 4/12 – IHSA Organizational Contest – O’Fallon High School (Milburn Campus). ALL BANDS perform at contest! Schedule for the day depends on the group they’re in: IHSA Contest Itinerary. Looking ahead: Monday, 4/15 – Jazz Band – rehearsal and playing at Excellence in Education dinner […]

Band Update – 10/8/18

Last week of the competitive season – can you believe it??? Please encourage your student to pay attention to the weather this week – it’s going to change fast! They should be prepared for a warm rehearsal Tuesday, cooler Thursday, chilly game Friday, and everything Saturday! Thanks!  Please don’t forget about the Disney Photo Orders – we […]

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 – 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 – 9/12/16

Hello! Here’s what we have going on: We kicked off a Trip Fundraiser, TJ’s Pizza last week! Proceeds from this fundraiser will go into your student’s Nashville trip account. Orders are due this Friday, September 16. Checks made payable to ABOB. If your student didn’t grab an order form they just need to ask for one! […]

Band Update 4/18/16

Hello! What GREAT performances we had at the IHSA Organizational Contest last Friday in O’Fallon. Wind Symphony and Jazz Band received I (Superior) ratings and Symphonic Band received a II (Excellent) rating. The bands all played for three judges (college directors/professors, Air Force musicans, etc.) for feedback and a rating. BRAVO to all students! We are so […]

Band Update – 4/11/16

Hello! Tuesday, April 12 – Symphonic Band After School Rehearsal – 3:15 – 4pm. There is an activity bus students can ride home if need be. Please communicate any questions/absences to Ms. Davis – mdavis@altonschools.org Wednesday, April 13 – Dine out at Olga’s – all day. Simply present this flyer when paying and ABOB gets some credit! Good […]