Blackman High School Chorus

News & Notes ~ September 4, 2015 ~ Volume 16 Issue 4

Welcome to the BHS Chorus Enewsletter!

Welcome to the BHS Chorus Enewsletter. The enewsletter will be emailed to parents and students each week. Also, the newsletter may be viewed at

For comments or questions, contact Mr. Gerald Patton, chorus director at

Chorus Calendar of Events


Monday, September 7 Labor Day / No school

Tues/Wed September 8/9 Dress shop to purchase used dresses

Friday, September 11 Deadline dress / tux money for new attire

Monday, September 14 Choir Students Singing at JoZoara's Coffee

Monday, September 21 Yankee Candle Order Due

Tuesday, September 22 BOOSTER MEETING 7 PM chorus room

Friday - Saturday, September 25/26 Compass Rose Event Murfreesboro

Compass Rose Events! We can earn $4,000 for the choir! NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS!

We need MORE people to sign up for the Compass Rose Event. The first event is September 25/26. It is Schwanson Comestice. We need 6 adults on Friday and 42 on Saturday (students and adults) Participants must be 15 years old or older.


Work Location

Schwan Cosmetics USA

3202 Elam Farms Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37127

Time and Date

a) Set-up Day (includes unloading trucks, staging, and setting up the event equipment)

Friday, September 25, 2015 from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM

b) Event Day (includes staff meeting, running the event, takedown, truck loading and final cleanup)

Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 9:00 AM to approximately 5:00 PM

The second event is Saturday, October 3rd. We need 25 people. 12 have to be adults. Participants must be 15 years old or older.

Work Location

Nissan North America

Gate 11

983 Nissan


Time and Date

Event Day (includes staff meeting, running the event, takedown, truck loading and final cleanup)

Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 8:00 AM to approximately 6:30 PM

2015 Choir Cookbook Fundraiser IT'S DONE!

The cookbook is done! Thanks everyone for your help. It will go on sale soon!

Yankee Candle Fundraiser

We have kicked off our Yankee Candle Fundraiser. We are so excited about this fundraiser. You can buy candles from students and online. There is an app you can download to share the word and purchase candles!


Then put in our group number 990053332

Next start shopping!

Dresses Shop Tuesday and Wednesday!

Dress shop is this Tuesday and Wednesday. We have some limited used concert, women's and select dresses. Girls can try on used dresses. Used concert dresses is $40. Used select and women's dresses is $60. Make all checks payable to BHS Choral Boosters. Deadline for ordering brand new dress or tux is Sept. 11th. Contact me if you have questions. All payments should be by check! Thank you!

NYC Trip March 30th - April 2nd, 2016

NYC paperwork is on the website. You may also pay the $100 nonrefundable deposit to hold your seat on the trip. The deadline to sign up is TODAY to secure your seat.

Payment Schedule

October 2nd ~ $230

November 2nd ~ $230

December 2nd ~ $230

January 20th ~ Remaining balance

Kroger Plus Card! REGISTER it for BHS Chorus Today!

Register your Kroger Plus Card so we can earn money. We earned $2,000 last year just by you guys shopping and Kroger and using your plus card. You must register the card. Go to scroll to bottom of home page for directions on how to register your card. Thanks!

BHS Chorus Handbook / Choir Paperwork

The new 2015-2016 BHS Chorus Handbook is on the website. I sent a hard copy of the all the papers and the handbook home with students last week. Please make sure you have read over the handbook. All signed papers are due at the booster meeting. If you need copies of any of the paperwork, go to

Freshman Honor, All state, Mid state Auditions

Auditions for the 2016 freshman honors choirs and mid-state / all-state are at Siegel High School this year the weekend of October 22-24. Audition music can be found on the choir website. Questions, please contact director.

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2015-2016 Choral Booster Club Officers

Bobby Queener, President ~

Lacy Huber, Secretary/Fundraising ~

Sherry Bewley, Treasurer ~

Ed Faber, Treasurer ~

Choir Wish List

Dry Erase Markers



Blank CDs

Security Envelopes

Fresh Linen Airwick plugin refills