Reminders for this week
Happy Mother's Day to all of my wonderful band moms! I hope you've had a great day!
Last week's 6th grade and jazz band concert was amazing! So proud of your hard work! Thank you to all of the parents who worked together to carry all of the equipment and helped with set up and tear down and with tickets and monitoring. We will do this again on Tuesday with the 7th, 8th, and honor band concert. Students need to wear black bottoms and white top (guys with tie) and black shoes and socks. The concert starts at 6:30 at New Hope and all students are there at 6 for warm up. Tickets will be $2. We will need a LOT of help with equipment and will again meet at Appling at 5:15 for loading (we have 4 timpani, bass drum, xylophone, drum set, podium, and all music stands). We will also need help with set up and tear down and monitoring of students when they aren't performing. Thanks in advance for your help!
On Monday students will need their band instruments and not their PE uniforms. Mr. Mack and I got permission to flip flop the MAPS classes on Monday because our concerts are this week and we don't see classes Tues-Thurs because of field days.
The 8th grade band will have a required band rehearsal after school on Monday until 4. Please bring a snack or $ for the concession stand and arrange for transportation.
There will be no more after school rehearsals after Monday...... jazz band decided not to go on their end of the year tour.
The awards banquet Friday night was very nice. Thank you to New Hope Christian Church for hosting it. Thank you to Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Matthews, Mrs. Gill, and all of the other amazing band parents for organizing this and working with the caterers and for all of the decorations. Thank you so much to Carter Rayburn for the awesome slideshow that you put together. I will let everyone know if we make copies of that to sell..... I think it would be a great souvenir of our year! Thank you to all of the band parents who contributed to my gift bag..... you are so generous! It has been a pleasure to teach your kids this year!
If you did not attend the banquet, I will get you your awards in class Monday. If there was a misspelling on your certificate or trophy/plaque, we will work to fix that this week.