Tree Decorating - This Tuesday will be the section tree decorating. This will take place after Symphonic Band rehearsal in the auditorium. Colorguard will have their chance to decorate at 4pm during the symphonic rehearsal. Trees will be judged by an outside panel on Thursday at 5:45. The winning section will be announced during the concert.
Christmas Concert - All are invited to come out an celebrate the season and our students this Thursday for the MHS Band Christmas concert. This will take place in the auditorium. The jazz band will play mood music a little before 6pm. You are welcome to tour the section trees or dance to the tunes. The concert itself will begin at 6:30. You will hear from the Concert Band, Blackwater Beats Jazz Band, and Symphonic Band. All FREE!
Band Christmas Party - We have lots of events for our students this Friday at the band Christmas party. This will begin with a pot luck style dinner at 5pm in the band room. Students, please sign-up for a food item to bring by Thursday. We will offer, a corn hole tournament, kickball, karaoke, dance floor, Christmas movie, pie-in-face to staff, secret Santa gift exchange, Ugly Sweater Contest, and more. Lots of planning has gone into making this event special for our students. All of this is FREE. Students, please come on out and celebrate the end of the first semester.
Section Money Wars - The section money wars will take place up until Thursday morning. Remember, the section that donates the most money in their box will get to pie one of the directors. The winner will be announced at the concert.
Secret Santa - We will be accepting gifts all week for the secret Santa gift exchange. Please DO NOT put your name on the gift. Gifts must equal a minimum of $5. Students will bring these to the directors and we will place a number on the gift and add your name to the list. If you bring a gift, you can pick a gift at the party.
Pensacola Christmas Parade - This Saturday is the Pensacola Parade. This is a required performance. Remember, we will be meeting at the Wahoo Stadium parking lot at 4pm. You are welcome to get there earlier if you would like. Simply park, then find the grouping of Milton uniforms. The parade itself starts at 5:30pm. The route begins at Garden Street West of Palafox, then goes north on Palafox, then back south all the way down Palafox to Main Street. Once we get to the end, we will walk back to the Wahoo Stadium and dismiss from there. Students will need to be dropped off and picked up at the Wahoo Stadium. Students, please deck yourselves out again in lights and decorations! :-)
That is all for now. I hope all of you have a wonderful week!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the following student according to Charms:
Emma Constant - Thursday
4pm-6pm - Concert Band Rehearsal
6:30-9pm - IP Rehearsal
4pm-6pm - Symphonic Band Rehearsal
4pm-5pm - Concert Woodwind Sectional
6pm-done - Section Tree Decorating
6pm-9pm - Winterguard Rehearsal
6:30-9pm - IP Rehearsal
6pm - Avalon Concert
6pm - King Concert
- Wear Concert Black uniform (Bibbers, Jacket, Sash, Black Shoes)
- Christmas hats and socks are okay to wear as well
- 5:30 - Doors Open
- 5:45 - Call Time for Jazz Band
- 6pm - Call Time for full band
- 6:30-8pm - Concert
5pm-9pm - Band Christmas Party
Pensacola Christmas Parade
- Wear full uniform including Christmas attire
- 4pm - Call Time at the Blue Wahoo Stadium Parking Lot
- 5:30 - Parade Start
- 6:45 - Approximate Dismissal from Wahoo Parking Lot
Looking Ahead to Next Week:
Mon - IP Rehearsal
Tues - Jazz Band Perform During Lunches, IP Rehearsal, Winterguard Rehearsal, Hobbs MS Concert
Wed - 1st & 2nd Period Exam, Tri-M Meeting
Thurs - 3rd & 4th Period Exam, IP Fee Due ($100), IP Rehearsal, Winterguard Rehearsal
Fri - Trip Payment Due ($150), 5th & 6th Period Exams Due, HALF DAY
Sat - 8am-2pm - IP Rehearsal
Together We Are THE MIGHTY BLACK & GOLD!!!