Blanchard MS Bands
May 2016 Newsletter
The sprint to the finish line!
With the school board deciding to cancel the last 3 days of school, LOTS of things have been adjusted for incoming freshmen. Please read this carefully to avoid any confusion and frustration! On the calendar, items in bold are changed dates.
Also, make sure you're ready for our MS Spring Concert. Concert black needs to be rockin'!
Calendar of Upcoming Events (always available on Charms!)
- May 4th, Drumline auditions; 3:30pm
- May 6th, No school
- May 9th, MS Spring Concert @HS gymnasium; 7:00pm
- May 12th, Last day of school!
- May 16th & 17th, Band Spring Training Days; 9:00am-3:00pm (incoming freshmen)
All dates below here are for incoming freshmen only!
- July 25th-29th, Summer Band; 2:00pm-10:00pm
- August 1st-5th, Summer Band; 2:00pm-10:00pm
- August 8th, Evening rehearsal; 6:30-9:00pm
- August 9th, Evening rehearsal; 6:30-8:00pm
- August 9th, Parent Performance; 8:00pm
- August 11th, First day of school!
Check Charms to make sure your student's account is in good financial standing. If your student checked out breakfast tickets or coupon books and haven't sold them or turned them in, there is a negative charge to the account.
MS Spring Concert, Monday May 9th
Congrats to the 7th & 8th grade band for a SUPER performance in Norman's 89er Day Parade!
Summer Band Information - Important!
If a student has to miss 4 or more days of summer band for any reason, he/she will automatically be made an alternate.
The schedule will be the same as last year, with times running from 2:00pm-10:00pm with a dinner break from 5:30-6:30pm.
Maydaze Garage Sale
We will be posting times for garage sale shifts very soon! Incoming freshmen are encouraged to sign up to work. We will need extra adult help and incoming freshmen parents are welcome as well. The time you work will earn money for your student's band account. Since Spring Band has moved students will be able to work both Friday and Saturday. Please make sure that once slots open that you and your student only sign up for one time until an announcement is made that second shifts are available.
We are still collecting items for the garage sale! Feel free to drop them off with Jessica or bring them to set up on the first morning of the sale. It is very helpful if you can price your items or sort them into bags that have prices marked on them.
We appreciate everyone's support!
Background checks for volunteers
To All Our Band Students and Parents
And a big thank you to parents! We know that the extras that are entailed in being a member of band and it doesn't happen without you. From getting an instrument to sprucing up your kiddo in concert black, you're the reason it happens! Your student is special and we're privileged to teach these great kids every day!
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