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April 28, 2016
Jazz Band Call Time

Jazz Band Call Time

Good afternoon,
This is a reminder for jazz band students that call time tomorrow morning is 6:15am in the band room.  We will be leaving WHS by 6:30.
Uniform is 'Spring' business casual.  No blue jeans, shorts, or t-shirts.
Students should bring money for lunch and dinner.
We should return to WHS around 9:00pm.
Parents, please let me know if you have any questions.
Thank you,
Mr. Raab
April 25, 2016
Jazz Band this week

Jazz Band this week

Good afternoon,

Thank you again to all that attended our first-ever Fine Arts Festival, as well those that helped organize, it was a huge success!

Jazz Band rehearsals will be Wednesday and Thursday mornings this week, as we will be preparing for the TAC Jazz Festival this Friday in Hastings.

Have a great evening,

Mr. Raab
April 14, 2016
Donations for the silent auction next Thursday

Donations for the silent auction next Thursday

We are still looking for donation items for the silent auction at the Arts Festival next Thursday.

Some items that we have are :  Michigan Adventure Package, Whitehall Stadium seat, Handmade music quilts, $50 Ray and Sharon Gift Card, Advanced Auto bucket of goodies, North Star Theatre movie package, File cabinet from Knoll and a few others. 

If you know someone from a local business that would like to donate to our silent auction please let Matt Mitteer know.  We are offering our sponsors 2 free tickets to the Arts Festival for their donation.  We are also selling ads for the event, where we are giving 2 free tickets to the event with the purchase of an add. 

This is going to be a great event to showcase our extremely talented students at WHS!

Come out, bring your family and friends to experience the music, dance and the visual arts from our amazing students while enjoying a beverage and baked goods in a café style atmosphere.

Attached is the flyer for the event.

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

April 14, 2016
Music Notes

Music Notes

Good evening band family,
I just wanted to send a couple reminders for upcoming events.
-Chicago Trip - Final Chicago payments are due tomorrow, April 15th.  Please send in payments with your child.  If they intend to use their account money, please make sure they make a note and drop it in the payment box in the band room.  **We still have seats available for this trip that we need to fill.  Please contact me ASAP if you, your student, or a family member are interested in attending.**
-Fine Arts Festival Tickets - If you wish to pre-order tickets for this event ($3.00), please send your payments in with your child to band class, make checks out to Whitehall Band Boosters.  The pre-sale will go to next Wednesday, April 20th.
-TAC Chaperones Needed - We are in need of jazz band parent chaperones to ride the bus down to Hastings on April 29th and spend the day with us.  Please let me know if you are willing to chaperone.
Thank you and please let me know if you have any questions.
Take care,
Mr. Raab
April 12, 2016
Jazz Band Rehearsals

Jazz Band Rehearsals

Good evening,
I hope everyone had a nice break.
Due to our upcoming Arts Festival and TAC Jazz Festival, we will be modifying our rehearsal schedule to prepare for these events.
Here is our rehearsals schedule for the next 2 weeks (all rehearsals begin at 6:45am)
Wednesday - 4/13
Thursday - 4/14
Friday - 4/15
Tuesday - 4/19
Wednesday - 4/20
Thursday - 4/21
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Thank you,
Mr. Raab

 

April 12, 2016
Whitehall Arts Festival Baked Goods Signup

Whitehall Arts Festival Baked Goods Signup

We are in need of donations of baked goods for the Whitehall Arts Festival that will be taking place on Thursday, April 21st.  Please follow the link below to get the details on what baked goods that you can donate.  This is a great opportunity to support your student and allow us to enjoy your favorite recipes!

Thanks for supporting your Whitehall student in Arts!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d44afa62ea0fb6-whitehall

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

March 31, 2016
New Band Booster Officers

New Band Booster Officers

Thank you to everyone that showed up to yesterday’s band parent meeting! 

I am very pleased to announce that we have officially voted in our new Band Booster Officers for the 2016/2017 school year!

Our new Officers are as follows

President: Matt Mitteer

Vice President: Jennifer Bouman

Treasurer: Kay Tull

Secretary: Donna Spolehof

As we work through this transition from our outgoing officers to our incoming officers please take a moment to thank our outgoing officers for the many hours that they have dedicated to your child’s successes and opportunities that they have acquired through the band program.  The outgoing officers will work closely with the incoming officers to ensure a smooth transition through the end of this school year.  Also, take a moment to congratulate and welcome our incoming officers, giving them your full support in the upcoming school year.

As your outgoing band president, I would like to thank each and every volunteer that has contributed their time, talents and money to the most amazing and talented students in West Michigan!  I truly believe that it ‘Takes a Village’, and your support and encouragement is second to none!  I especially want to thank everyone that has stepped into leadership roles throughout my tenure, as none of our successes would have been possible without you!   I feel incredibly blessed to have worked with the most positive and engaged band director in West Michigan, who has had the courage to bring the excitement of the arts back into the light at Whitehall Schools.  I am confident that with your support and in cooperation with the officers, the band director, staff and students that this band program is well on its way to accomplish great things and will send many great leaders into the world!

Thanks again for all your support!  The kids really and truly deserve itJ!

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

March 24, 2016
Spring Schedule

Spring Schedule

Good evening band family,

Spring break is right around the corner and our schedule is going to start getting busy.  Please see below for a full list of our Spring performance and event schedule.

-April 21st - Fine Arts Festival at WHS - 6-8pm
**April 29th - TAC Jazz Festival in Hastings, MI (jazz band members only)
-**TENTATIVE Itinerary**
6:30am - Depart WHS
8am -1:00pm - Watch/listen to ensembles around the city
1:00pm - Unload equipment, head to performance venue
2:30pm - Performance/clinic in Waldorff Ballroom
6:00pm - Dinner
7:00pm - Depart for WHS
8:30pm - Arrive at WHS

-May 18th - HS Band Spring Concert - 7:00pm WHS Auditorium
-May 19th - MS Bands Spring Concert - 7:00pm WHS Auditorium
-May 26th - Graduation - Football Stadium; Call time 5:30pm in MS band room.
-May 28th - Chicago Trip - Intinerary coming soon!
-May 30th - Memorial Day Parade
**Summer**
-June 19th & 20th - PALM Biker event/fundraiser - volunteers/students needed to serve meals
-July 26th - 12-3pm; Freshman Camp at WHS
-July 28th - 1-5pm - Pre-Camp Rehearsal and Band Picnic
-August 1st - 5th - Band Camp at Winding Creek in Hastings, MI
Thank you parents for your support of our kids and our program.  Please let me know if you have any questions.
Looking forward to seeing you at our next event!
Take care,
Mr. Raab

 

March 28, 2016
Jazz Band Tues/Thurs

Jazz Band Tues/Thurs

Good evening,
Due to Spring Break beginning on Friday, we will have jazz band rehearsals on Tuesday and Thursday mornings this week.

Thank you,
Mr. Raab

 

March 22, 2016
Band/Choir Meeting for Arts Festival

Band/Choir Meeting for Arts Festival

Our band meeting that was scheduled for tomorrow night at 6:30pm has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 30 at 6.30 pm in the HS band room.  This meeting will focus primarily on the Arts Festival that is scheduled for April 21st.  If you have signed up as a volunteer please plan on attending this meeting.  If you have not yet signed up, but are willing to help with this event please plan on attending.  We will do a very brief overview and then break into groups for planning.  The festival is just under 30 days away!

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

March 21, 2016
Nominees for Officer positions for WHS Band Boosters

Nominees for Officer positions for WHS Band Boosters

Hi All!

It is once again that time for the nominations to fill the officers positions for the WHS Band Boosters.

As usual, all positions are up for grabs annually(you may also nominate those currently holding positions).

Open/current officer positions are President (Maribeth Picard), Vice-President (Matt Mitteer), Treasurer (Debi Burr) and Secretary (Donna Spolehoff).

Please feel free to nominate anyone for any position and they will be asked to accept the nomination prior to any votes.  Then, at the April meeting we will take a vote on the nominees.  It is important to get these positions filled before the end of the school year as to ensure a seamless transition.

We also have three other very important positions that are part of the WHS Band Booster Team.  Although these are appointed positions, we will be taking nominations for two of the positions as well.  They are as follows.

Website Manager (filled position for 2016/2017): This has been done by Troy Brandel over the last (lots)of years, and has done a fantastic job!  Troy’s daughter McKenzie is graduating this year and he has passed the torched to Aaron Vogler.  Please thank Aaron for taking on this responsibility when you see him!

Food Organizer:  This is a new position that we added last year and has been filled beautifully by Jennifer Bouman.  The WHS Band kids never go hungry and it is due to the efforts of Jennifer.  So, next time that you see Jennifer please thank her!

Facebook Manager:  Debi Burr has been taking care of this responsibility along with her treasurer duties.  So, give Debi a great big thank you for doing double duty next time that you see her!

I am looking forward to lots of nominations, especially from your younger band members families to ensure a continued vibrant organization long into the future.

If you have any questions about this process, please feel free to contact me or any of the band officers.

Thanks

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

February 29, 2016
Subs

Subs

Subs will be ready for pickup on Wednesday, March 2nd.  The subs will be ready for the kids to take home from school.  If they are not able to take them home from school we will be at the HS in the Viking center from 6:00-7:00 pm on Wednesday evening for pickup.

 Also, we still need 2 volunteers from about 12:30 to 2:00 on Wednesday to help organize the subs by order.  If you are at all available to help out during that time, it will be greatly appreciated!!!!

 Thanks

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

February 28, 2016
Band Festival Itinerary

Band Festival Itinerary

Good evening band family,
District 7 MSBOA band festival is coming up this Thursday, March 3rd at Montague High School.  Please see below for the schedule for Thursday evening.
Thursday, March 3rd
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Rehearsal in the band room at WHS
6:00pm - Dinner provided by the band boosters, get changed into uniforms
6:45pm - Depart for MHS
7:00pm - Arrive at MHS
7:25pm - Warm Up
7:50pm - Performance
8:45pm - Depart for WHS
9:00pm - Arrive at WHS
We will need 2 parents to ride the buses over to MHS with the students, please let me know if you will be able to help.
Looking forward to Thursday, please let me know if you have any questions.
Thank you,
Mr. Raab

 

February 24, 2016
Concert Reminder 2/25

Concert Reminder 2/25

Good afternoon parents,

I wanted to remind everyone that our pre-festival concert is tomorrow evening at 7:00pm in the High School auditorium.  Call time for all performers is 6:15pm.  7th grade band will warm up on stage, 8th grade will be in the choir room, and the HS band will be in the band room.  Please see below for uniforms:

7th/8th Grade Bands: Red band polo shirt, black pants, black shoes, black socks.
HS Band: Ladies - Black dresses; Gentlemen - Black pants, button down black shirt/tie, black shoes and socks.

Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow evening.  Please let me know if you have any questions.

Mr. Raab

 

February 22, 2016
Volunteers needed!

Volunteers needed!

We are seeking volunteers for a couple of things that are going on with the band.

1.      We need 2 more adults to help organize and hand out sub orders on Wednesday, March 2nd at noon at the HS.

2.      We need volunteers for the Arts Festival that will be hosted at WHS Viking Center on Thursday, April 21st.  Please note that some volunteers will be needed on the night of the event, but many will be needed in preparing for the event (so we are real flexible to work around your busy schedule).  Sub committees have been organized (see below).  Please sign up for a subcommittee where you believe your talents can be utilized.

a.       Food- Including making baked goods for sale, running the table during the event, coffee/drink service

b.      Marketing- Including selling adds, event publicity, etc.

c.       Tickets-Pricing, design, sales (presales) (possible 50/50)

d.      Logistics- Setting up venue (Stage, tables, chairs, etc.)

e.      Silent Auction- Solicitation of items, setup, drawings, etc.

 Here are our current volunteers (as you can see the list is very short):  Please choose one of the five subcommittees that would best fit into your schedule.

Food Marketing Tickets Logistics Silent Auction Volunteers (fill in where needed)
Jen Zwemer James Worline Amy Osborn Matt Raab Dorene Welch Cheri Rangel
Jennifer Bouman Debi Burr   Bradley Saniga Diane Shields Rachel Mitteer
        Joan Britton Donna Spoelhof
        Matt Mitteer Ron Spoelhof
          Maribeth Picard
                                                                                

 Thanks for your continued support with the Whitehall High School Arts.

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

February 22, 2016
Vehicle needed for festival transport of equipment.

Vehicle needed for festival transport of equipment.

We are looking for a volunteer to pull the band trailer to Montague HS for MSBOA festival. 

So, if you have a vehicle with a 2 5/8” ball that can pull the loaded trailer on Friday, February 26 (and then back after our performance on Wednesday March 3rd) please contact myself or Matt Raab.

Thanks

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

February 18, 2016
Jazz Band Tomorrow

Jazz Band Tomorrow

Good morning parents,
We will begin jazz band rehearsals tomorrow morning at 6:30am.  Starting next week, we will resume rehearsals every Wednesday and Friday morning.
Have a great weekend,
Mr. Raab

 

February 16, 2016
Concert Correction

Concert Correction

Good morning,
I hope you all enjoyed your extended weekend.
I wanted to make a correction from my previous email regarding our upcoming Pre-Festival concert.  The concert will be next Thursday, February 25th, not Wednesday.
Have a great week!
Mr. Raab

 

February 15, 2016
Band Reminders

Band Reminders

Sub Sale Delivery date has been changed from Monday, February 29th to Wednesday, March 2nd.  We are looking for 3 or 4 parent volunteers at noon at the high school to help separate the subs into orders for distribution to the kids before they get out of school.

We have a band parent meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 pm in the band room. 

This is a very important meeting as we will be preparing for our Art Festival that will be held on Thursday, April 21st in the HS Viking Center.  We will be collaborating with the Choir Boosters to organize this event.  We will be looking for volunteers to be involved in Ad Sales, Silent Auction, Ticket Sales, Logistics, Food and Marketing.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, but have a specific area where you think your talents fit best, please let me know ahead of time and I will put your name on that list.  This is going to be a fantastic event that will be showcasing our HS youths musical and visual arts talents in an open forum, while earning funds to support our arts programs at WHS.  There are many opportunities to contribute to this event with minimal time.  Some examples are items for a silent auction, baked goods to sell, local businesses to purchase adds or sponsor a table, and many more ideas.  Please come to the meeting on Wednesday night and see how you can support your child in the arts at WHS. 

If you have any questions, please let me know.

HOPE TO SEE YOU WEDNESDAY NIGHT; OR GET YOUR EMAIL OR TXT AS TO HOW YOU WANT TO CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR CHILDS SUCCESS AT WHS BAND!!!

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

February 5, 2016
Music Notes

Music Notes

Good morning band family,
Winter will be over before we know it and we have a busy Spring ahead of us and I wanted to make sure that everyone has all of our dates.
Below are all of our performances and events from now until the end of the school year. 
February 25th - Pre-Festival Concert @ 7:00pm HS - Call time 6:15, concert black uniforms
March 3rd - MSBOA Band Festival at Montague HS - Time TBA
April 21st - Fine Arts Festival at WHS - Time TBA
April 28-30th - TAC Jazz Festival - Performance day and time TBA
May 18th - Spring Concert @ 7:00pm - HS Band
May 26th - Graduation performance
May 28th - Chicago Trip
May 30th - Memorial Day Parade
***Band Camp 2016 - August 1st - 5th***
-Freshman Camp - July 26th
-Pre-Camp Rehearsal/Picnic - July 28th
Have a great weekend everyone!
Mr. Raab

January 29, 2016
Whitehall Band Parent Meeting Updates

Whitehall Band Parent Meeting Updates

Thanks to those that attended the last band parent meeting!!!!  Unfortunately the crowd was small so, we hope to see those that couldn’t make it at the next meetingJ  The more voices that we hear from, the better decisions that we can make to support our kids.

Here is the update from the last band parent meeting.

-Sub Sales forms were given to students this week.  The forms are due back on February 8th.  The subs will be delivered February, 29th.  The proceeds from these sales go into the students accounts and can be used for the spring trip to Chicago on May 28th  and/or for marching camp that will be August 1-5.

-February 25th is the pre festival concert and March 3rd will be festival at Montague High School.

-Tomorrow is Solo and Ensemble.  Anyone who can attend and support our kids, that would be great!

-Our First pop can drive will be held on Tuesday, February 9th.  The date was picked for right after the super bowl which will help with cans and bottles being available.  Those that want to participate should arrive at Plumbs parking lot at 4:45 (all proceeds will be divided between participants and be added to the student accounts for trips or camp).  Also, we will need some parent volunteers to drive the students.  This is typically a good fund raiser.

-We are working on two other fundraisers that will add money to the general band fund.  These funds will be used for things like new symphonic band uniforms and marching costs and other necessities to continue to support your band student .

They are:

- Art Festival in April, where we will be working with the Whitehall Choir to showcase an evening of Whitehall High School arts.

-PALM (Peddlers Across Lower Michigan)  dinner and breakfast in June.

Volunteer participation requests for these events will be coming soon. 

Our next band parent meeting will be on Wednesday, February 17th at 6:30 pm in the HS band room or the Viking Center.

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

January 12, 2016
Band Parent Meeting Change

Band Parent Meeting Change

Because of the Honors Band commitment tomorrow night, the band parent meeting that was scheduled for tomorrow night will be changed to Wednesday, January 20th at 6:30 pm. 

Thanks for your understanding.

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

January 4, 2016
Basketball Band Schedule

Basketball Band Schedule

Happy New Year!!!
I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and got a chance to recharge for 2016.
Basketball season is in full swing, therefore we will begin pep-band this week.  Attached (or html link) is our schedule for the games we will be playing for.
Parents, please check in to see if your student signed up to play in pep-band.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Take care,
Mr. Raab

 

December 15, 2015
Concert tomorrow night

Concert tomorrow night

After the band concerts tomorrow night families will be sharing cookies and drinks.  As parents begin dropping off their cookies to share, we need to have a couple of adults to help setup and monitor the cookies (seems to be cookie bandits lurking about).  I (and anyone that can help out) can do that during the middle school concert.  However, we need a couple of adult volunteers to be the cookie monitors just before and during the high school concert so those of us with seniors can sit and enjoy our child’s last Christmas concert.  Please let me know if you can help us out.

Also, don’t forget to bring cookies to share!!  See you at the concert!

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

November 24, 2015
Music Notes

Music Notes

Good evening band family,
I would first like to wish you all a safe and happy thanksgiving with your families.  Being blessed with such an amazing band family is something I am very thankful for.
As we approach the holiday season, I wanted to take a moment to send out some reminders for our upcoming events.
Christmas Parade - Saturday, December 5th: Call time 1:00pm at the MS band room.  The parade will step off at 2:00pm and buses will bring the students back to the MS.

Jazz Band at the Lakes Mall and GTPC - Saturday, December 12th - Call time 10am at the HS.  Our performance time at the mall is 11am - 12pm, and our performance time at Grand Traverse Pie Company is 2pm - 3pm.  We should return back to WHS around 4pm.  **We are still in need of 2-3 more parent drivers for this event.  Please let me know ASAP if you are able to drive.**
Winter Band Concert - Wednesday, December 16th - Call time 7:15 in the band room, concert will begin at 8:00pm.  Please bring cookies to share!
Chicago Trip - Saturday, May 28th - Please see the attached flier for information regarding our spring trip to Chicago.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
October 30, 2015
Music Notes and Picture Forms

Music Notes and Picture Forms

Good evening band family,
Pictures - Attached you will find an order form for two of our full band photos.  A paper copy of the order form will be given out to your students on Monday morning.  All orders and money must be turned in to Mr. Raab by next Friday, November 6th.  Please make checks out to Whitehall Band Boosters.
No Pep Band tonight - Due to lack of interest, we will not be taking a pep band to the football game at Chippewa Hills this evening.
Band Banquet - Our marching band banquet will be next Wednesday evening, November 4th at 6:30pm in the Viking Center at the High School.
I hope you all have a fun and safe weekend,
Mr. Raab
October 27, 2015
East Kentwood Pictures

East Kentwood Pictures

Good morning,
Professional pictures were taken of our group during our performance at East Kentwood.  Please follow the link below to Jim Swoboda's website to view and purchase.  
http://bit.ly/EKInvite2015
Please let me know if you have any questions.

Have a great day,

Mr. Raab

 

October 26, 2015
Music Notes

Music Notes

Good evening band family,

I would first like to congratulate our amazing students on their 1st place finish at the East Kentwood Invitational last Saturday, way to go students!  What a way to end our season!
As we transition into concert season this week, I have a few updates and reminders for you:
1.)  Marching Band Banquet - Wednesday, November 4th @ 6:00pm.

2.)  Chippewa Hills Football Game 10/30 - Our football team has once again earned a spot in the playoffs.  They will be heading to Chippewa Hills this Friday night.  We have one bus and will be taking a volunteer pep-band to the game (this performance is not required for all students).  Students will have the opportunity to sign up with Mr. Raab over the next 3 days to secure a spot on the bus.  We will meet at 3:00pm in the band room for a brief rehearsal and the bus will leave at 4:00pm.  We will NOT be performing our halftime show.  We will march onto the field for pre-game with the band from Chippewa Hills and play the Star Spangled Banner with them.  Depending on how late the game goes, we will return to WHS between 11 and 12pm.

3.)  Jazz Band - We will begin jazz band rehearsals this week on Wednesday and Friday mornings. Rehearsals will begin at 6:30am.  Please check in with your student to see if he/she has signed up to participate.

4.) Pictures - Marching band picture orders will be going out to students this week, be on the look out!

I would like to say thank you to everyone that has helped out in some way over the course of our marching band season.  We could not have done it without your support and encouragement of our kids!

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Respectfully,

Mr. Raab
October 13, 2015
Marching Band Banquet

Marching Band Banquet

Just two more competitions and our marching season is quickly coming to an endL.  I want to thank each and every one of you that supported our very talented and hardworking marchers.  The season would not be a success without you!

We will enjoy a celebration of our season with a family banquet that will be held at the WHS Viking Center on Wednesday, November 4th at 6:15pm.  This is a pot luck, so bring your favorite family recipe to share with our very hungry band family.  The band boosters will be providing drinks and table service.  Immediately following dinner we will be handing out awards for all the marchers.  We look forward to spending time as a family and honoring our dedicated marchers for their season efforts. 

Mark your calendar! We looking forward to seeing you there!!

Maribeth Picard
Whitehall High School Band President

October 08, 2015
Music Notes - EK Itinerary

Music Notes - EK Itinerary

Good evening parents,

First of all, I would like to congratulate all of our students on an outstanding performance last night at MSBOA Festival.  Not only did the band receive a Division I rating, but they received straight Division I ratings from all three judges, in all three categories!  


We still have 2 weeks to go with the rest of our season, please see below for a few updates and reminders.

 

1.)  Last home football game this Friday, Senior Night - Call time for students is 5:30pm, as the 8th grade band members will be joining us!  Parents of seniors, due to the large number of senior athletes, cheerleaders, and band members, Mr. Russell is asking that all parents get to the stadium by 6:20pm in order to begin announcements by 6:30.

 

2.)  We have evening rehearsal this Monday from 6 - 9pm.

 

3.)  Allendale - Our performance time for Allendale has been pushed back 15 minutes to 7:00pm.  Here is how we will adjust our itinerary:

2 - 3:30pm - Rehearsal at the HS in the parking lot.

3:45 - 4:30 - Dinner in the band room

4:30pm - Load and leave for Allendale HS

5:30pm - Arrive at AHS

6:15pm - Warm up

7:00pm - Performance

8:30pm - Awards

10:00pm - Return home to WHS

 

4.) I have received the master schedule for East Kentwood, so please see below for our intinerary.

12 - 1:15pm - Warm up and rehearsal in the HS parking lot.

1:30pm - Load and leave for East Kentwood

2:45pm - Arrive at EK

3:15pm - Warm Up

4:00pm - Performance

4:30pm - Dinner in the parking lot at our band trailer.

5:30pm - Head back to the stadium to watch the remaining bands

9:45pm - Awards Ceremony

10:15pm - Depart for WHS

11:30pm - Arrive at WHS - End of our season!

 

Thank you parents for your support of our amazing kids!  Please join me in helping our kids finish this season strong!

 

Please let me know if you have any questions, have a good evening.

 

Mr. Raab

 

September 29, 2015
Music Notes - Band Camp 2016 dates!

Music Notes - Band Camp 2016 dates!

Good morning parents,

Please take a moment to read through the notes below as we have some reminders for upcoming events, a need for a truck to pull our trailer, as well as Band Camp dates for next summer.

1.)  Picture Night and Home Football Game this Friday:  Call time is 5:00pm at the MS.  Pictures will begin on the football field at 5:00pm sharp, students must be dressed in full uniform with their instruments and on the field at 5:00pm.

2.)  Truck needed for 10/7 Greenville Competition:  We are in need of someone with a truck, equipped with a 7-way spade connector, to haul our band trailer to our Greenville Competition next Wednesday, Oct. 7th.  Please let me know if you are able, or know someone that would be willing to let us use their truck.

3.)  Band Camp 2016:  For those of you that are already starting to make 2016 summer plans, please mark your calenders and reserve the week of Aug. 1st - 5th for band camp at Winding Creek.

4.)  Cedar Springs 10/2:  Please review our itinerary that was sent out last week for our competition this Saturday at Cedar Springs.  Call time is 5:30am at the MS.

As always, thank you for your support and please let me know if you have any questions.
Take care,
Mr. Raab

 

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