The Word…January 9-14

Goals for this week:

  • Be able to play all the way through contest music at a slower tempo
  • Work on solo and ensemble

 

Sectionals

After school sectionals will resume this week until 3:30 p.m.

 

Pep Band: Friday, 1/13 and Saturday, 1/14

Please be in your seat ready to play at 6:30. Wear a Swanton shirt and jeans or yoga pants (no holes/school appropriate).

 

Swanton Pharmacy Fundraiser

Help out at the Swanton Pharmacy at 10 AM on Saturday, January 14th and earn money toward next year’s trip. Sign up on Classroom if interested.

 

Solo and Ensemble: Saturday, January 28
Sign up on Classroom for times to work with Mrs. Preisner and your accompanist.

 

All County Band: January 20-22

I need volunteers to help with set up and passing out programs at All County Band. Come see me if interested.

 

Pep Band: You must attend 6 out of 8 games. You will earn a patch or pin if you attend all 8.

12/8 Girls vs. Evergreen 1/27 Boys vs. Evergreen

1/13 Girls vs. Archbold 2/9 Girls vs. Wauseon

1/14 Boys vs. Lake 2/17 Boys vs. Liberty Center

1/19 Girls vs. Bryan 2/24 Boys vs. Delta

 

Band Fees

This is a reminder that your band fees were due by the end of band camp.  New member fee is $55.00 and covers the cost of shoes, shorts and t-shirt.  All upper-classmen owe a $25.00 maintenance fee to cover cleaning of uniform. Extra shirts and shorts are $10 each. We can also arrange an installment payment plan, but you need to contact Mrs. Preisner.

 

Dates to Remember

Jan. 20-22 All County Band

Jan. 28 Solo and Ensemble

 

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