Tropics - We are all watching the tropics this week. We will plan accordingly as needed with the storm drifting closer. Keep an eye out for announcements from the district and school as to how to plan for this week. Cross your fingers and knock on wood that we will be in the clear this week. Currently, we have not been informed of any plan to postpone homecoming events.
Marching Band Pics - SET A REMINDER NOW to bring your uniform to school for marching band pics on Monday. We will meet in the band room then head to the stadium. We will take the full marching band pics as well as sections, senior, and leadership pics.
Band Trip Meeting - Monday at 6:30 in the band room we will have the band trip interest meeting. Anyone interested in attend the band trip this year will need to make plans to attend this meeting. All of your questions will be answered at that time.
Homecoming Week - Welcome to Homecoming at MHS! This is a truly special week with lots of traditions. Please look through the schedule below carefully and see all the times and what to wear. Here is a rundown of the uniforms for the week:
Mon - Bring formal uniform to school for pics, change into them AFTER school
Tues - Summer Uniform for Escapades
Thurs - Bring formal uniform to school for pep rally, change during 5th period
Fri - Summer Uniform for Parade, Formal Uniform for game.
Escapades - Just in case anyone doesn't know what Escapades is, this is basically a night time pep rally in the gym. Anyone is invited to attend. The Marching band is required to be there. The Homecoming Court will make their first appearance and the class skits will also be performed.
BPA Concession Sales at Game - The BPA is in need of help at the concession stand this Friday at the game. Please understand that yes, there is an incentive to help with the BPA to get money off of fair share, however, even if you have worked your three events, help is still needed. Parents, we need your help to step up and support your kiddos by supporting the association that support your kiddos. Just CLICK HERE to sign-up.
Chaperone for Parade and Game - Parents, if you are available, please consider signing up to help chaperone the parade or game or both. We have just a few more spots still open. Parade chaperones will walk alongside the band to help clear a path and help with any student that may need to step out of the block. CLICK HERE to sign up for the parade, CLICK HERE to sign up for the game.
BPA Concession Sales at Sweet Seasons - Beginning this Saturday, the BPA will be selling concessions at Sweet Season Farms in north Milton every Saturday in October. This is a wonderful family farm with lots of activities and events for family. We need your help with the sales. CLICK HERE to sign up for this Saturday. Again, WE NEED YOUR HELP. Students may sign up this Saturday as well, however, each Saturday after that are not open to students because of competitions.
Competition Season - Bandtober is just around the corner. This is what we affectionately call October because of all of the competitions that take place around the country. Remember, we have 3 competitions planned for this month on October 8th, 15th, & 22nd. October 8th is FBA Marching MPA. CLICK HERE for the full itinerary for that day. As soon as we receive a performance schedule from the other competitions, we will put together and itinerary.
That is all for now. I hope all of you have a calm and wonderful week!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the following student according to Charms:
Shaela Bason - Saturday
HC Dress-up Day: Country or Country Club
4pm-5:30ish - Marching Band Pictures (BRING UNIFORM)
6:30-7:30 - Band Trip Meeting
HC Dress-up Day: Safari, Jungle, or Animal Print
- Wear Summer Uniform
- 5:30 - Call Time in Band room
- 6:30 - Start
- 8pmish - End/Dismiss
HC Dress-up Day: Disney
HC Dress-up Day: Seniors-Togas, Juniors-60s, Sophomores-50s, Freshmen-80s
- Wear UNIFORM (BRING UNIFORM TO SCHOOL)
- 12:45 - Go straight to band room after 4th period
- 1:30 - March to Gym
- 2:09-3:24 - Pep Rally
4pm-7pm - Rehearsal
HC Dress-up Day: Black & Gold
- Wear SUMMER UNIFORM
- 9am - Meet at Band Room
- 9:30 - Bus to King MS
- 10:30-11:30 - Parade
- Noon - School Dismissed
- Noon-4pm - BAND ROOM CLOSED
HOME Game vs Tate HS (Homecoming/Hobbs MS Night)
- 5:30 - Call Time
- 5:45 - Special Show Performance for Hobbs MS
- 6:30 - March-in
- 7pm - Homecoming Events
- 7:30 - Kickoff
- 11pmish - March-out/Dismiss
9am-5pm - BPA Concessions Sales at Sweet Seasons Farm
- CLICK HERE to sign up
Looking Ahead to Next Week:
Mon - Symphonic Band Scale Pass-offs
Tues - Marching Band Rehearsal (6pm-9pm)
Thurs - Marching Band Rehearsal
Sat - FBA MARCHING MPA, BPA Concessions Sales at Sweet Seasons Farm
Together We Are THE MIGHTY BLACK & GOLD!!!