1.) Please remember that Term 1 for Band ends THIS THURSDAY - October 27th at 5:00pm. Any playing 'requirements' must be completed by 5:00pm. Band 9 and 10 students must submit their practice card (initialed by a parent for Weeks 1 through 7). Please check with your students to see if they are done their playing requirements for band classes. You can also email me and I can let you know.
***Note: Pit Orchestra on Thursday after-school is cancelled so students may complete requirements.
2.) MARCHING BAND starts THIS THURSDAY at 7:30am in the Gym. All grade 9-12 students participate in the band (or in some cases, the colour party that carries flags). We will be practicing in the gym. Don't forget good footwear!
***Note: We are still working on transportation details for the Grey Cup parade on November 26th in Vancouver. Thanks for your patience.
3.) Our 'Back In Action' concert is on Thursday November 3rd at 7:00pm in the Old Gymnasium and it features out Jazz and Concert Bands. I hope to see you all there - your kids have been working really hard to prepare for it. Please see the attached .pdf Running Order for more specific details about this performance.
4.) Our first bottle drive is this Saturday from 9am - 1pm. I hope to see you there! A BBQ lunch will be provided by the Spectrum Band Parents association.
5.) UNIFORM PICK-UP - Thanks to our small, but dedicated team of volunteers we will be issuing uniforms on Saturday from 9am - 1pm. Please make arrangements to come and collect your uniforms.
***Note:There is one more uniform sewing night TONIGHT from 6pm - 8pm in the band room, if you are able to come and help.
Don't hesitate to ask any questions.
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