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TWIB (This Week in Band)

TWIB Notes August 12, 2019
By Philip Obado
Posted on 8/12/2019 9:00 AM

SUMMER BAND REHEARSALS THIS WEEK

  • Monday, Aug 12: 3pm-8pm
    • As you may have heard, we closed out spots from people that were absent on Friday. We will reset and rehearse the Traditional Show on Monday – make every effort to be at rehearsal.
    • If you have not fit for a uniform, you can start as early as 2pm in the uniform room.
    • We will pass out blue uniform shirts and shoes during the instructional time prior to outdoor rehearsal for those that still need them.
  • Tuesday, Aug 13: 1pm-7pm
    • 1:00 Meet in Band Hall for picture day instructions
      • Attire – blue uniform shirt, AHS shorts, long black socks, shoes
    • 3:00 Outdoor rehearsal – it will be hot (HYDRATE)
      • Attire – change into comfortable outdoor gear, keep wearing AHS Shorts
    • 5:00 BREAK
    • 5:50 Call Time in Drill Team Block (scan in)
    • 6:00 Premiere Show (Track Stadium)
      • Attire – change into Dryfit shirt & AHS SHORTS or blue jeans (normally, this would be khaki shorts – keep it easy wearing AHS shorts)
      • 7:00 Latest release time (hoping to finish sooner)

NOTE: label names on all attire, shoes, etc as everybody’s gear is the same

MORNING REHEARSALS BEGIN ON THURSDAY

NO Morning Rehearsal on Wednesday (1st day of school). We will begin morning rehearsals at 7am on Thursday. Please be on time as grades begin on Thursday.

 

VOLUNTEERS

Football and competition season are just around the corner, we are always in need of volunteers to help! Sign up will go out the Sunday before a game or competition.  They will be closed 2 days before the event.  You will be able to find the links in the TWIB Notes and at allenband.com/volunteers. Questions, email Julieat volunteers@allenband.com

 

UPTEMPO FUNDRAISER

The UpTempo Fundraiser is well underway. We are asking every student to try for a goal of $200. This is 20 people donating $10 or 10 people donating $20. Student incentives include a pizza party and morning donuts. Please go to, https://donate.uptempofundraising.com/index.cfm/donate/view/b02f1d, to see how we are doing.

MERCHANDISE PICK-UP

Registration orders, online orders and membership incentives will be available for pick up at Premier Night. Please stop by the Order Pick-Up table to get your items.

IMPORTANT WEB-LINKS

Summer Information Packet
Summer Band Rehearsal Schedule
2019-2020 Band Handbook
Music Folder (to print)
Private Lessons
Registration Info

THE NEXT THREE WEEKS

8/12: Summer Band Rehearsal (3pm-8pm)
8/13: Band Pictures/Summer Band Rehearsal (1pm-5pm)/Premiere Night 6:00pm
8/14: First Day of School (no rehearsal)
8/15: 7am Rehearsal
8/16: 7am Rehearsal
8/19: 7am Rehearsal
8/20: 7am Rehearsal
8/21: 7am Rehearsal
8/22: 7am Rehearsal
8/23:
7am Rehearsal
8/26: 7am Rehearsal
8/27: 7am Rehearsal
8/28: 7am Rehearsal
8/29:
7am Rehearsal
8/30: 7am Rehearsal
AHS Pep Rally (1
st Period)
Home Game vs. Cedar Hill (4:55pm Call Time)