We have a busy week ahead of us with our Back in Action Concert on Tuesday night and Remembrance Day Observances on Friday. Here are the details:
Monday – Band 9 & 10 Combined, Band 11/12
Tuesday – Band 9 & 10 Combined
Wednesday – Band 10, Band 11/12
Thursday – Band 9
Friday – None (Remembrance Day Performances in Theatre – Band 9/10 students - if not in Sr. Concert Band go to PE)
***Practice Cards for Week 8 can now be submitted. On to Week 9!
2.) Morning Band
Monday – Sr. Concert Band
Tuesday – Jr. Jazz Band
Wednesday – NONE! Sleep in! :)
Thursday – Sr. Concert Band
Friday – Sr. Concert Band 7:30am call time for Remembrance Day Observances. No Jr. Concert Band rehearsal.
3.) Band Concert – Tuesday, November 6th – 7:00pm
Our Fall Band Concert is on Tuesday at 7:00pm in the Old Gymnasium. Students need to be at Spectrum, in the band room, no later than 5:45pm in uniform. PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE RUNNING ORDER - lots of important information. The Media Arts program will be recording a DVD of the concert that is available for purchase. Order forms will be in your concert programs. Admission is by donation with proceeds going towards the purchase of new instruments, equipment, uniforms, and music.
- ALL students MUST have a long-sleeved, button-down dress shirt that can hold a tie
- ALL students MUST wear a pair of LONG BLACK socks.
- No substitutions. Wear the items that were issued to you (ie. You cannot wear a different pair of black pants.)
- If you have still not picked up your uniform, your LAST CHANCE is Monday at 3:00pm in the band room. No uniforms will be issued at all on Tuesday night.
- Not sure what your uniform is? Download the uniform rental agreement.
- Students who are not in full uniform do not perform.
4.) Remembrance Day – Sr. Concert Band
The Senior Concert Band will be performing for four Remembrance Day Observances during class time on Friday, November 9th. Sr Band members must be at school, in uniform no later than 7:30am on Friday. Teachers have been made aware that you will be missing classes – please ensure that you speak to them to get your homework. These are full uniform performances – long black socks!. Thank you to Matt Montgomery for being our bugler for 'The Last Post' and 'Reveille' this year. PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE RUNNING ORDER FOR MORE DETAILS.
5.) Fundraising / Dates To Note
Poinsettia Sales begin on Monday! DOWNLOAD THE ORDER FORM HERE. The quality of the plants is always excellent! 100% of the profits made on this year's sales go to student accounts.
Upcoming Dates To Note
Monday, 5 November – Poinsettia Order Forms Distributed
Tuesday, 6 November – Back in Action Concert (All Bands – 5:45pm call - 7pm start – old gym)
Friday, 9 November – Last Day for Band Wear Orders (3pm – Bandroom)
Friday, 9 November – Remembrance Day Observances (Snr Concert Band 7:30am Call, Periods 1-4)
Saturday, 17 November – Island Farms Santa Light Parade (Marching Band, 5 pm – Empress Hotel)
Tuesday, 20 November – Hermann’s Jazz Night (Jazz Bands, 5-7 Hermann’s Jazz Club) Wednesday, 21 November – Band Parents Meeting (7pm – Library)
Saturday, 24 November – Bottle Drive (9am -1pm)
Monday, 26 November – Last Day for Poinsettia Orders (3pm – Bandroom)
Friday, 30 November - Payment due Band Tour ($400)