The Word…September 18-22

Just a reminder that we do NOT have a contest this weekend. We cancelled for this weekend due to volleyball and soccer conflicts. Our first contest will be Saturday, 9/30 at Columbus Grove HS. I will provide details as soon as they let us know our performance time.

 

After School  Rehearsal Schedule

After school rehearsals will be Thursdays 6-9 PM. Sectionals are:

Woodwinds: Monday 2:45-4:00

Brass: Wednesday 2:45-4:00

Percussion: Monday 4:00-6:00

Guard: Tuesday 6:00-8:00

 

Chicago Trip

The 2nd payment of $150 was due September 1st. The next payment is November 1st. Please check the Google classroom or see Mrs. Preisner if you need more information.

 

Football Home vs. Evergreen:

Report time: 5:00 PM

Practice: 5:15-5:45 PM

Get Dressed: 6:10

Pre-Game: 6:30 PM

Game starts: 7:00 PM

We will wear full uniform with summer uniform shirts underneath. Please bring money for the concession stand.

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 $30.00 maintenance fee to cover cleaning of uniform and the new black shoes. Extra shirts and shorts are $12 each. We can also arrange an installment payment plan, but you need to contact Mrs. Preisner.

 

Volunteer Opportunities for Parents

Our Band Boosters play a very important role in the success of our band. We need volunteers to help with concessions at Swanton Fireworks, Coupon Card sale (August/September), Corn Festival Duck Race (August), the fruit sale (September/November), football concessions, and sideline help at contests. Please contact Libby Silveous at (419) 327-7204.

 

Dates to Remember

Friday, September 22 Football Home vs. Evergreen

Friday, September 29 Football @Patrick Henry

Saturday, September 30 Contest @ Columbus Grove

Friday, October 6 Football @ Wauseon

Saturday, October 7 Contest @ Sandusky Perkins

 

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