September 3, 2019

We hope that everyone had a fantastic Labor Day weekend! We are back and in full swing right away here getting ready for our next Football Game performance this Friday. We are excited about performing more of the show, and gearing up for our first competitive outing on September 21st at the Arlington Open Invitational. 


HUUUUGE THANK YOU to everyone who came out to unload and help build the Stage Prop last week. Special thanks to Susan Boresky for coordinating the work party. We truly appreciate our folks who took time on Saturday afternoon to make this happen. Our students and parents are the best!


For those of you who missed our trip meeting last Monday, we will send information out this week in a separate email. Please be on the lookout for that email.  


THE UNIFORM COMMITTEE NEEDS OUR HELP! Please see the Sign-Up Genius below to help with home games. All of the home games are on one Sign Up Genius. There will be other Sign Up Geniuses for competitions, so be on the lookout for those. Take a look and sign up to help where you can. We need the most help AFTER the games!! It is a big job to go through and organize all the uniforms to keep them in good shape.Thanks everyone!!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D4BA4AC28A2FE3-home1


We will be holding our first ever HHS Band Mattress Sale this Saturday 9/7, from 10am-5pm. Please make every attempt to spread the word to all of our friends and families that might be on the lookout for a new mattress. Students will have the opportunity to earn money they can apply to the Spring Trip.


THIS WEEK

Tuesday (9/3)            Rehearsal 3:00-5:30    

Thursday (9/5)          Rehearsal 3:00-5:30 

Friday (8/23)  Home Football vs. Bolton

6:00pm – All Students dressed and in places for warm ups

6:30pm – March into Stadium

7:00pm – Kick Off

~9:30pm – Game Ends/Pick up Students from Band Room



IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS


Student Accounts

Student Account balances are now available in a spreadsheet in Charms.

1. Log into Charms at www.charmsoffice.com

2. Enter “HHSBandBoosters” as the school code

3. Use your “Student Area Password”

4. The Spreadsheet is in the “Handouts & Files” Folder


Calendar

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


All-West Audition Music

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/


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 Band Camp and purchasing all of the materials and equipment for Band Camp and 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.


Fundraiser Update

Please continue to support 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.


FLAMINGO FLOCKING has begun! If you are interested in Flocking a Friend, see the information sheet, or if you want to help move the flocks, see the signup genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0944aaa62e5-flamingo

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