Band Update – 6/11/18

Hello! Parades are quickly approaching! Now is the time to start preparing for parades/band camp!  Please encourage your student to: For Tuesday rehearsals they should wear shorts, tshirts, a ball cap, and bring a water bottle. “low top” tennis shoes – shoes that don’t go up past the ankle, are preferred as well to allow movement. […]

Band Update – 5/28/18

Hello! Happy Memorial Day! We’ve added a Disney Trip Fundraiser (Alton Steel Fundraiser) – please see below! We only have 9 spots left!!! We’ve updated the calendar to include Percussion & Guard rehearsals – 2018 Calendar (1) Percussionists! SIUE offers a great camp next week! Check it out! Link here – SIUE Percussion Institute Here’s our week (super light!): Saturday, […]

Band Update 10/2/17

Hello! Here’s the busy month! IMPORTANT: We’ve reached a point in the season where we are starting to have several “no call, no shows” to every rehearsal. Please remember that a “no call, no show” absence removes the student from performing at that week’s performance – whether it is a football game or competition. Parents, […]

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)!!! […]