RPEMS Band Update

Here's what is happening in Ms. Gibson's Band Classes

Band Newsletter Vol 10 April 24, 2015

7th Grade Rehearsals & Concert

Monday, May 4th -- 2:40-4:30PM (Required)

Wednesday, May 6th -- 2:40-4:30PM (Required)

7th Grade Band Concert is Thursday, May 7th @ 7PM. Students need to arrive at 6:30PM at the South HS. A warm up space is being provided, but the location has not yet been determined. Look for that information next week!

8th Grade Rehearsals & Concert

Rehearsal Dates:

Wednesday, April 29th -- 2:40-4:00PM

Thursday, April 30th -- 2:40-4:00PM

Concert Dates:

May 2nd Worlds of Fun -- Itenerary Below

May 7th @ 7PM in South HS. Students should arrive at 6:30PM. A warm up space is being provided, but the location has not yet been determined. Look for that information next week.

Worlds of Fun Itinerary

RPEMS Door Open -- 9:45 am

Depart RPEMS -- 10:15 am

Arrive at WOF -- 11:00 pm

Play in Park -- Eat Lunch On Your Own

Head back to busses -- 1:30 pm

Be changed and ready to warm up -- 2:10 pm (changing area provided by park)

Walk back to entrance of park

Warm-up -- 2:20 pm

Perform in Tivoli Theatre -- 2:40 pm

Finish Performance -- 3:00 pm

Head back to busses/changing area, change back into park clothes

  • Head back into park with chaperones and have fun!
  • Don't forget to eat dinner during this time

Meet back at park entrance -- 9:00 pm

Leave Worlds of Fun -- 9:30 or sooner

Arrive Back at RPEMS -- 10:00 pm

**Students need to bring money for lunch and dinner.

****Tickets will be passed out on Thursday of this upcoming week.

*****If it is pouring down rain, we will not stay the entire time.

******Parents are welcomed to attend, but you will have to purchase a ticket to get in the park and pay for parking which is quite expensive.

Truck Raffle


The HS Band Boosters are raffling off a brand new 2015 Dodge Ram Hemi Truck. Tickets are $125 each and we've sold several. We are only selling 200 tickets, so that's pretty good odds for you. If you would like a ticket, please just email me and let me know. More details can be found at the web address above! Don't miss this opportunity. Our raffle for the truck has been pushed back to May 8th at the band extravaganza.

Spring Booster Sale -- TOMORROW

Saturday, April 25 from 8 to 3PM at Peculiar United Methodist Church

The RPHS Band Boosters will be selling flats of flowers, hosting a garage sale and a pancake breakfast all in and at the Peculiar United Methodist Church. Come and check out the awesome deals and have breakfast!

Popcorn Fund Raiser

All order forms and money are due, Monday, April 27th to Ms. Gibson by 1:30PM.

Concert Attire

All Concerts:

Students should wear khaki or black pants (NO YOGA PANTS!!!!!!) with nice shoes and their band polo to the upcoming concerts.

Band Extravagana Meal!!!

Tickets are $10 each for a fabulous dinner!!!!!!!!!!

There will be dinner served at the band extravaganza: chicken fried chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, and corn with a warm buttery roll! Tickets will sent home on Monday and you will need to pay for them by Friday, May 1st. The dinner will be served prior to the concert!