“BAND NOTES”

Week of December 2-7, 2019

Mission Statement:

The Springtown High School Band, "The Sound of Springtown" will commit to raising our standards of excellence through unified efforts and common goals while establishing relationships with one another and upholding our ideals of success.

Play-off Game Friday, December 6

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Itinerary: (tentative)

7:00 am - full band rehearsal

9:30 am - after 3rd period report to band hall, get dressed, load equipment, inspection

10:30 am - depart for Midland

3:30 pm - late lunch/early dinner in Midland at Fuddruckers (paid)

5:00 pm - arrive Grande Communications Stadium

6:00 pm - Game begins

8:30 - 9:00 pm - game ends

9:00 - 9:30 pm - depart for SHS (snacks provided)

1:30 - 2:00 am - arrive SHS/unload/dismiss


Items needed:

Black Show Shirt (wear on bus and Fuddruckers)

Grey Dri-fit shirt

Band Shorts

Long black socks

Marching shoes

SOS Baseball Cap - we will wear this instead of shakos

Cold Weather Clothing


Current Weather Forecast for Midland: High 61, Low 38

Game time temp = 55 degrees

Play-off Games Attendance Policy

All games are required for eligible students. Students can be signed out by a parent after the game. If another ADULT will be taking you home other than your parent, you must print, fill-out and turn in the travel release form to Mr. McLellan BEFORE we depart from school on game day.

The travel release form can be found here: http://www.soundofspringtown.org/files/125166035.pdf

All-Region Auditions - Saturday December 7

All-Region auditions are 1 week away! Saturday, December 7 at Godley HS.


Your final pass-off video is due TODAY by midnight. See information in Google Classroom.


Mock auditions will begin on Monday during class!!! You can also sign up for a time to do your Mock Audition after school by signing up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B48A5AB2DA7F58-allregion3


Itinerary for Saturday, Dec. 7


7:30 am - Band Hall Opens

8:00 am - depart for Godley MS

9:30 am - directors meeting/students begin checking-in

10:00 am - auditions begin

3:00 pm (approximately) depart for SHS

4:15 pm - arrive SHS (approximately)


Bring money for lunch at the concession stand. Times for departure from Godley are approximate depending on the number of students who audition.


Students can be checked out after they audition if they have turned in the travel release form prior to departure from SHS on Saturday morning. The travel release form can be found here: http://www.soundofspringtown.org/files/125166035.pdf

Jazz Band and Trumpet Choir News

Please read your handout from Mr. McPhetrige concerning this weeks schedule and the First Baptist Church rehearsals and performances.

Band Fee Payments

We are still in need of several students band fees. Please send payment ASASP!!

Payments can be made by the following methods:

1) PayPal - visit our PayPal page here: http://www.soundofspringtown.org/paypal.html

2) Check or Money Order payable to SHS Band can be brought to the Band Office

3) Cash brought to the Band Office

4) Credit Card in the Band Office


Shirts, shoes, shorts, hats, flip folders and lyres have already been ordered or delivered to students, so please help us by paying your fees in a timely manner. We appreciate your support!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, December 6


Play-off Game in Midland


Saturday, December 7


All-Region Auditions @ Godley HS


Friday, Dec. 13 & Saturday, Dec. 14


ELF - The Musical

Performances @ 7 pm


Tuesday, December 17


Holiday Band Concert - 7 pm

This Week's Calendar

Elf Orchestra Rehearsal

Monday, Dec. 2nd, 4-6pm

915 West Highway 199

Springtown, TX

For those involved in the Elf Orchestra.

Trumpet Choir Rehearsal

Tuesday, Dec. 3rd, 4-4:45pm

915 West Highway 199

Springtown, TX

Winter Guard Rehearsal

Wednesday, Dec. 4th, 4:15-5:30pm

300 Pojo Road

Springtown, TX

Elf Orchestra Rehearsal

Thursday, Dec. 5th, 4-6pm

915 West Highway 199

Springtown, TX

Full Band Rehearsal

Friday, Dec. 6th, 7-7:45am

915 West Highway 199

Springtown, TX

Football Game Performance

Friday, Dec. 6th, 10:30am-2am

801 North Loop 250 West

Midland, TX

6 pm - Game Starts

See itinerary above

All-Region Auditions

Saturday, Dec. 7th, 7:30am-4pm

9401 Texas 171

Godley, TX

For those who have entered and passed-off music for Mr. McLellan

WOW (Words of Wisdom)

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CHARMS

Visit CHARMS for your students financial information