HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY TO ALL OF OUR AMAZING BAND MOMS OUT THERE!
Spring Concert - All I can say is WOW! OUTSTANDING job to all of our MB&G Band students for all of the wonderful performances Friday night! We will have the video posted to our YouTube page soon.
Band Day - The final performances of the year will bethis Tuesday for Band Day. The full itinerary is below. Students will head to the band hall immediately after 4th period to grab music and instruments then head to the auditorium. Students will wear summer uniform (Claw Shirt NOT Halftime Show Shirt, Blue Jeans/Blue Jean Shorts).
Band Day Volunteer Help - Parents, we need your help to serve the pizzas and drinks during the Band Day event. Please be at the softball concession stand behind the band room by 3:30pm. We will begin serving around 4:45. CLICK HERE to sign up or click the yellow hand symbol on the calendar event.
Uniforms - Throughout this week, ALL UNIFORMS MUST BE TURNED IN. Students will turn in Jackets, Sashes, Gauntlets, as well as any barrowed items from this year. Please make sure you wash the jackets, CLICK HERE for a cleaning guide. Please place the following information on your hanger: Name, Instrument, Current Grade. We will have a wrack for seniors and non-returning members.
Lockers Cleaned - This Friday, all lockers must be cleaned out of all belongings. Students may clean them out at any point during the week as well. Anything left in lockers after Friday will either be donated to Good Will or thrown away.
Instruments - All school-owned instruments must be returned by this Friday. We will check out instruments daily for practice purposes as needed.
Band Favorites - The Band Favorites ballot is ready for voting. CLICK HERE and read the directions. These are due by Wednesday.
Band Captain Speeches - The Band Captain speech video is ready. Students will need to CLICK HERE to access this from our YouTube page. This link is unlisted. Please take time to watch this in full BEFORE the leadership vote on Wednesday.
Band Awards Ceremony - The Bud Bell Band Awards Ceremony will take place this Saturday in the MHS Gym. This is a formal event, so dress up as much as you'd like. We will have a social hour to include horderves for all students and invited guests 5pm-6:45. Guests have been given their invites from the BPA. All parents and others are invited to sit in on the awards ceremony beginning around 6:45pm. This will all conclude by around 9pm. We will possibly have a dance for the students afterwards in the gym.
Step-off Rehearsal -We will have our first rehearsal of the new marching band on Monday, May 16th 6pm-8:30 in the MHS Band Hall and around the track. We will be issuing lockers as well as instruments. This rehearsal is required.
Leadership Camps - For those running for leadership and who make the 2022-23 leadership team, we are planning a leadership camp on May 21st 9am-Noon at the MHS Band Hall. We have a guest speaker/leadership teacher coming in during this. We do not have anything planned after noon on that day since it is graduation weekend and we do know that there are several get togethers planned that afternoon. We will have a leadership bonding activity at Adventures Unlimited on Saturday July 9th. More info about this will be given at a later date.
That is all for now. I hope you have a wonderful week!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the following students this week according to Charms:
Tag Gilbride - Wednesday
Savannah Davis - Thursday
Bradley Blalock - Saturday
- Wear Summer Uniforms (Claw Shirt & Blue jeans/Blue Jean Shorts)
- 1:30 - Head to auditorium
- 1:30-2:30 - Practice in Auditorium
- 2:45ish - 8th Graders Arrive
- 3pm-4:45 - PERFORMANCES
- 4:45-5:30 - Dinner Around the Track
- 5:30-6:30 - New Member Registration
- 6:30 - Dismiss
7pm - MHSBPA Monthly Meeting
Drum Major In-Class Conducting
Band Favorites Voting Deadline
4:30-6pmish - Drum Major Formal Auditions
Lockers Cleaned Out
Bud Bell Awards Ceremony
- 5pm-6:45pm - Social Hour
- 6:45pm-9pm - Awards
- 9pm-10:30pm - Possible Dance
Looking Ahead to Next Week
Mon - Step-off Rehearsal (All New and Returning Students), Percussion Audition Camp
Tues - Hobbs MS Concert
Wed - 5th & 6th Senior Exams, Percussion Audition Camp
Thurs - 3rd & 4th Senior Exams, Percussion Audition Camp, King MS Concert
Fri - 1st & 2nd Senior Exams, Percussion Audition Camp
Sat - ALL WINDS AUDITION DEADLINE, Leadership Camp
Together We Are THE MIGHTY BLACK & GOLD!!!