Roarin' Band from Tigerland News

Week of 9-28-15

"It's Not Ok to be Ok!"

Band News & Events for the week of 9-28-15

Please read the following newsletter for all the information you need to know about the band events this week.

Rehearsal Schedule (Week of 9-28-15)

Monday: Tiger Doll Practice 3:45-5:00PM @ Elementary Gym

Tuesday: Drum Line 5:00-6:00PM & Full Band 7:00-9:00PM @ Band Hall

Wednesday: Tiger Doll Practice 3:45-5:00PM @ Elementary Gym

Thursday: Tiger Doll Practice 3:45-5:00PM @ Elementary Gym

Friday: Game vs Santa (@Corisicana) Call Time 2:15PM


Students should be passing off their marching show music! They need to come after school or before school. Students will be assigned zero hour, and/or have their grade lowered if students neglect to pass off their music!

Game vs Santo (@ Corsicana)

Friday, Oct. 2nd, 7:30-10:30pm

3701 Texas 22

Corsicana, TX

Friday Night Schedule (Game vs Santo @ Corsicana) (Friday 10-2-15)

Call time: 2:15 PM


Attire: Full Uniforms. Must wear band shorts, band shirt, and LONG black socks under their uniforms.


Itinerary (vs Santo in Corsicana)

Friday

Ø 2:15 PM: Meet at the band hall

§ (wear issued black shorts, band shirt, and calf length Black socks)

Ø 3:00 PM: Load Instruments, uniform check, load bus, roll call

Ø 3:15 PM: Leave Tenaha

Ø 6:00 PM: Arrive in Corsicana

Ø 6:00 PM: Eat McDonalds!

Ø 6:30 PM: Unload instruments, get in stands

Ø 6:50 PM: Warm-up

Ø 7:05 PM: Pre-game

Ø 7:30 PM: Game starts. Go Tigers!

Ø 10:30 PM: Approx. game end

Ø 10:30 PM Load instruments/ load bus/ roll check

Ø 11:00 PM: Leave Alto

Ø 1:45 AM: Approx. arrival in Tenaha/ unload

§ We will not unload instruments this week since we have a contest on Saturday. Uniforms will be laid over the chair.

Ø Please make arrangements to have your child picked up at the band hall when we arrive. The above times are all approx. and tentative. We stay until the game is over. Please understand that there are no guarantees that we will be back by 1:45 am, so please have your phones on for phone calls from your children. Also, your child will need some money for food during the game. Thank you for your cooperation.

Mesquite Marching Festival

Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 9am-9:30pm

Mesquite Memorial Stadium, Mesquite, TX, United States

Mesquite, TX

Mesquite Marching Festival @ Mesquite, TX (Saturday 10-3-15)

Mesquite Marching Festival

Mesquite Memorial Stadium

Mesquite, TX

Saturday

Ø 8:30 AM: EAT BREAKFAST BEFORE ARRIVING!

Ø 9:00 AM: Meet at the band hall

· (wear issued black shorts, band shirt, and LONG black socks)

Ø 9:30 AM: Load Instruments, uniform check, load bus, roll call

Ø 9:50 AM: Leave Tenaha

Ø 12:50 PM: Arrive at Mesquite Memorial Stadium

Ø 12:55 PM: Eat (McDonalds provided)!

Ø 1:10 PM: Unload instruments, get in uniform

Ø 1:35 PM: Move to Warm-up

Ø 1:55 PM: Warm-up

Ø 2:25 PM: Move to stadium

Ø 2:45 PM: PERFORMANCE!

Ø 3:00 PM: Performance over

Ø 3:20 PM: Load instruments & Change. Stay in band shorts/ shirt.

Ø 3:40 PM: Watch Bands

Ø 5:00 PM: Students will be provided with $5 to eat Dinner @ stadium

Ø 6:00 PM: Announcement of 2A/ 3A/ 4A Caption awards

Ø 6:30 PM: Leave Mesquite

Ø 9:30 PM: Approx. arrival in Tenaha/ unload

· Unload ALL instruments, pick up trash on bus, clean band hall, and check in uniforms (no one leaves until all is complete- we are a team.)

Ø Please make arrangements to have your child picked up at the band hall when we arrive. The above times are all approx. and tentative. We stay until the the announcements are over. Please understand that there are no guarantees that we will be back by 9:30pm, so please have your phones on for phone calls from your children. Also, your child may need to bring additional money for snacks during the contest. Thank you for your cooperation.

The New Memorial Stadium

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 2nd: Game vs Santo @ Corisicana

Saturday, October 3rd: Marching Festival @ Mesquite (Perform @ 2:45PM)

Saturday, October 10th: Game vs Maud (Homecoming)

Friday, October 16th: Game vs TACA @ Plano (The band will not be traveling)

Saturday, October 17th: UIL Marching Contest @ SFA (Details TBD)

Saturday, October 24th: Area Marching Contest @ SFA (Details TBD)

Fan Cloth Fundraiser

This is the last week for the Fan Cloth Fundraiser!!! There are lot of Tenaha apparel items to choose from all in one place. Please support the band by purchasing items from any band member 5th-12th. This fundraiser will is over this Wednesday!!! See items below!
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Practice Reports (5th & 6th Grade Band Students)

Each week band students in 5th & 6th Grades need to log 60 minutes of practice outside of the school day. Students are given "practice reports" each Wednesday to log this information. Then they are required to get a parent/ guardian to sign the report. The student is then to return it to school the following Wednesday for a daily grade. Please help these students remember to practice! Practice makes perfect!