WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS - October 1, 2017
What a great start to our 5 weeks of band contests! Keep practicing and keep getting even better - WHHS Band will be UNSTOPPABLE!!
Monday, October 2 Rehearsal, 4-6 pm - everyone except Front Ensemble
Tuesday, October 3 Rehearsal, 4-7 pm
PARENT MEETING, 6-7 pm, chorus room (next to band room)
Thursday, October 5 - NOTE LATER TIME Rehearsal, 6-9 pm
Saturday, October 7 - C. Phillip McIntyre Tournament of Bands
7:45 AM – Call time at WHHS for rehearsal 8:00 AM – Rehearsal 10:30 AM – Load Truck 11:15 AM – Dismiss for lunch/shower
12:45 PM – Call time at school – change into show clothes 1:15 PM – Leave for James F. Byrnes HS 2:00 PM – Arrive at James F. Byrnes HS – Unload 3:00 PM – Stretch and visual Warm-up 4:00 PM – Walk to music warm-up 4:15 PM – Music warm-up 5:05 PM – Staging 5:15 PM – Perform 5:45 PM – Load truck then change into jeans/shorts and show shirts (Dinner after truck is loaded) 6:45 PM – In stands watching bands 9:45 PM – Awards Ceremony (Leadership team will need to change back into costume before the awards) 10:15 PM – Depart James F. Byrnes HS 11:00 PM – Arrive at WHHS and unload 11:30 PM – Dismiss
Check the website calendar anytime to see what's coming up. Go to http://www.whhsbands.com/calendar.
LAST CALL for Show Shirts & Spirit Wear!
If you would like to order your own show shirt, or any other WHHS Bands spirit wear, to wear to cheer on the band at competitions over the next month, please ORDER BY NOON ON MONDAY!
Items usually come about a week from when the group order is sent.
THANK YOU FOR RESPONDING TO THE CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!
We're up to 56% of slots filled, with % of parents participating. Better, but we still need your help with some really important items:
Concessions, both Friday and Thursday night games, is a major fundraiser for us and we need more parents to help.
Contests require a large number of parents to make it all come together. Last week we had 24 parents filling 33 volunteer slots. We need at least that each week! Please sign up for one today.
Willing to help but no time? We also need food donations for the meals we feed everyone at the contests. Boosters usually cover the main food, but we need parents to help with the rest. See the list on the signups list.
Visit our SignUp.com page to choose your spot.
FRUIT SALE - EXTENDED through October 16
All band members are asked to participate in our annual Fruit Sale. We've asked students to start turning in orders and money each week by practice Thursday to be eligible for the weekly "Fruity Friday" drawings.
Fruit will be delivered to the school in early December
Goal is 7 boxes per student
ONLINE ORDERS accepted at https://www.floridaindianrivergroves.com/ecommerce/796163
Check/cash orders should be placed in the envelope and checks made to WHHS Band Boosters.
Donations (instead of fruit) are always accepted!
Note: Florida Indian River Groves has let us know that their damage from Irma was minimal and they don't expect any issues in delivering the fruit that is ordered as scheduled.
REMINDER: Each student is asked to contribute an individual contribution in the amount of $300.
This is part of the cost of participating in band and needed to cover expenses. We gave you the option of bringing in sponsors or splitting the payments over the months of August and September with the final payment requested by October 1.
PLEASE FINISH YOUR PAYMENTS THIS WEEK SO WE WILL HAVE THE MONEY NEEDED FOR COMPETITION EXPENSES!
PLEASE JOIN THE REMIND GROUP for band students (and band parents)
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or
Text @whhsmar to 81010
PAYMENTS and PAPERWORK (online!)
Being part of the band includes requirements for both students and parents. At this point in the season, we should have all payments made and forms completed. As of now:
4 students have unpaid band fees ($150 paid to the school)
8 students have not paid for other items already received
4 parents and students haven't completed the band formonline, which means we have no health information and no emergency contact information
PLEASE get these items completed so we can focus on making great band.
If you are unsure what you owe, please go to https://whhsbandboosters.membershiptoolkit.com/user_ordersto see any orders with a balance due.
To complete the band form, go to https://whhsbandboosters.membershiptoolkit.com/open_forms,log in, complete and submit.
Please contact Mr. Pace if you are unable to complete these payments.