August 26, 2019

Congratulations to the band on a great start to our marching year! The students performed well in our first time out in front of a real audience. Thank you to all of the parents who were on hand to help make our first football game a success!


Please make every attempt to attend our Spring Trip Info Meeting tonight at 6:30 in the HHS Band Room. 

Please keep checking the calendar on the HHS Band Website. All of our upcoming dates can be found there: https://www.thehoustonband.com/calendar

The 2019 ALL-WEST audition music is now available on the WTSBOA Website. Please print this and begin working on it asap. The January 18th, 2020 audition is mandatory for all students enrolled in an Honors Section of band (grades will be based on student performance at this event). Please see the directors with questions about this assignment. The All-West Audition Music can be found here: https://www.wtsboa.website/all-west-convention/all-west-audition-music/


The Friends and Family Football Season Ticket Package is available to all of our band families. The package is sold by the Houston Football Boosters. Go to https://houstonmustangfootball.com/store/. You will see these options below to purchase individual tickets and/ or the package. With each H Club Membership, you receive:

  • 2 game tickets to all Varsity, JV/Freshman and Junior Mustang games

  • Reserved parking area (front part of the parking lot)

  • Player program and roster that includes the whole Band photo, Drum Majors and our Senior Photo.

The Whole Band Photo, Senior and Drum Major Photos that we took are available for you to download or print here. You must join the group and download the google photos app to have access. Group/Seniors/Drum Majors (the full album) which includes some fun ones!

https://photos.app.goo.gl/FdMDGviVTuN7EwAn7



THIS WEEK

Monday (8/26) Spring Trip Info Meeting – 6:30 – HHS Band Room

Tuesday (8/20) Rehearsal 3:00-5:30    

Thursday (8/22) Rehearsal 3:00-5:30 



IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS


Band Booster Dues

By now, we should have all paid or planned to pay the first two installments (May 15th and July 15th) of the Band Booster Dues. Please work to stay current on these payments as this is how we fund all of the materials and equipment for the early part of the marching season. The next payment due will be September 15th. 


Late payment notices will be issued this week for all accounts that are past due.  As a reminder, a minimum of two payments totaling $375 should have been received at this point in time.


Fundraising Update

Thank you all who supported The Houston Band by purchasing treats from our sponsors at the football game – Say Cheese Food Truck, Mempops, and Donut Hutt.


MERCHANDISE

If you missed picking up a stadium seat, Show shirt or a yard sign contact either Tricia or Susan.


COMMISSARY COUPONS

A flyer has been distributed to your students. Deadline to turn in forms Sept 9th. Watch for updates thru emails and Facebook – The Houston Band.


MATTRESS SALE

Sept 7th more info to follow at the parent meeting Aug 26th.


FLAMINGO FLOCKING has begun! If you are interested in Flocking a Friend, see the attached form, or if you want to help move the flocks, see the signup genius link below.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0944aaa62e5-flamingo

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