Thanks to all of my students for all of the hard work over these last 2 HUGE weeks in whatever way you've contributed: band festival, musical, rehearsals, classes, fundraising, whatever! Congratulations to all of those involved in "In The Heights" (orchestra, cast and crew, alike!) on an excellent run! Spectrum students continue to impress through not only performance, but through hard work, leadership and teamwork, and their sense of community. Bravo all! I am so proud of all of you.
Here's what we have on the go for this last week before Spring Break:
1.) Classes (Note Changes)
Monday – Band 9
Tuesday – Band 10, Band 11/12
Wednesday – Band 9 + 10 Combined Class
Thursday – Band 9 + 10 Combined Class, Band 11/12
Friday – Band 9
2.) Morning/Lunch Rehearsals (Note Changes)
Monday – Sr. Concert Band / Jr. Jazz Band
Tuesday – Jr. Jazz Band / Sr. Jazz Band
Wednesday – JR. CONCERT BAND / TOUR BAND
Thursday – SR. JAZZ BAND / TOUR BAND
Friday – TOUR BAND (Only for those on tour)
3.) Disneyland Tour
There is a mandatory meeting with Mr. House (Principal) on Wednesday night at 7:00pm in the Band Room.
A packing list and travel information was sent home with students on Friday and can be downloaded here. Please review the items on that list.
4.) Spring Band Concert
Our Junior Concert is on Thursday, March 7th at 7:00pm in the Old Gym. Call time for Spectrum students is at 6:00pm in full uniform. A running order will be sent home on Tuesday. Admission for this performance is FREE.
5.) Mothers Day Basket Fundraiser
Our Mothers Day Basket Fundraiser starts this week… just in time for that special day! The baskets are supplied by Holland Nurseries and they are always beautiful. An order form is attached to this email. Payments must be returned to the band room (in an envelope with student name on it, please) no later than 3pm on Friday March 28th. Baskets can be picked up on Saturday, April 27th from 9am – 1pm at the school during the Bottle Drive. 100% of the profits from this fundraiser go to STUDENT ACCOUNTS. For more information, visit the Band Parents' Fundraising page.
5.) Upcoming Dates
Monday, 4 March – Mother’s Day Basket Forms Distributed to classes
Wednesday, 6 March – Mandatory Tour Meeting (for all touring students and their families, 7pm – Bandroom)
Thursday, 7 March – Spring Junior Band Concert (Glanford/Colquitz, 7pm start, 6pm Call Time Old Gym)
Tuesday, 12 March – Monday, 18 March – Band Tour Disneyland and LA, California
Wednesday, 27 March – HERMANN’S JAZZ NIGHT!!!! (Jazz Bands, 6pm call time, 7pm start, 753 View St.)
Thursday, 28 March - Last Day for Mother’s Day Basket Orders (3pm, Bandroom)
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
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