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Wow at the rain and wow at how much fun we still had!
Schedule for the WEEK
Monday - Symphonic Band 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Tuesday - Wind Ensemble 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Thursday: Wind Ensemble 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Bed Sheet Fundraiser continues this week!! Deadline approaching on Tuesday, November 9th.
From Stuart.Tankesley@hsv-k12.org & Holly.Connell@hsv-k12.org
On Friday, we have received approval to move forward with a SPRING TRIP.
We are planning on a Disney/Universal trip to Orlando with potential parade performance and Disney movie performance workshop. The dates for the trip would be April 20-24 and the approximate cost is $1200. The dates have been looked at closely. This date avoids as many things as possible (although it's inevitable there may be conflicts). We avoided conflicts with Easter weekend, major testing within the school, prom, the musical, and all state band.
Band trips are open to ALL students in the band program, which includes anyone in a band class including Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Color Guard, or Percussion.
We are working with the travel company to get some final information to you and get this going. We are a little behind in the process (we would usually be moving on this in August and September!), so there may be a quick turn around for a deposit for this trip.
Thank you for those who have filled out the survey, if you haven't please do so today! For those interested, there have been 82 responses. 62 students are committed to going, 11 students are not sure, and 8 students are not planning to attend.
DISNEY-UNIVERSAL TRIP INTEREST SURVEY
Our Fall Concert is next Tuesday, November 9th at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium and will feature our Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band! The concert is free and open to the public! The concert also serves as the deadline for our Bedsheet Fundraiser and the last band booster fee payment (remaining balance) is due on this date.
Call time is 6:15 pm for students and warm ups are at 6:30 pm. Students should wear their concert dress or tuxedo that they have recently been fitted for during classes. If any alterations need to be done, please do them this week!
We are asking for color guard member volunteers to help pass out programs.
Veteran's Day Parade and Group Picture
The Huntsville Veteran's Day Parade is next Thursday, November 11th. There is no school this day.
The tentative schedule is to meet at HHS for a group photo on the stairs then carpool/drive to the parade start point which is the large parking lot across the street from the post office on Clinton Avenue. The tentative plan is to meet at 10:00 am at that location. The parade starts at 11:11 am.
We have not received our parade number for the parade. We should be done by 1:00 pm but possibly earlier.
Full and final schedule in next week's newsletter.
Our Winter Christmas Concert is Tuesday, December 7th.
Wind Ensemble After School Schedule
Wind Ensemble rehearsals are generally Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-5:30 pm and will begin after our last regular season football game.
Be prepared for the following schedule for the rest of the semester:
Tuesday, November 2 - 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Thursday, November 4 - 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 9 - FALL CONCERT (Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band)
Thursday, November 11th - Veteran's Day Parade (Marching Band)
Tuesday, November 16th - 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Thursday, November 18th - 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 30th - 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Thursday, December 2nd - 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, December 7th - WINTER CONCERT!
No after school rehearsals after December 7th until January.
Simply Sheets Fundraiser Update
Thank you for participating in our annual Simply Sheets fundraiser! This year we are selling sheet sets, pillowcases, satin pillowcases, and pillows. Your packet includes a company and product overview, an order form, and a swatch of material. Please make additional copies of your order form or print extras from the simplysheets.net website. The following information should answer any questions you may have.
You can start taking orders from local friends, family, and neighbors by completing the enclosed order form, and collecting cash/check/venmo payment made out to HHS Band. Please attach each payment to its supporting order form. If paying by venmo, sheets fundraiser and band student’s name must be noted with the payment and order form still needs to be turned in. Venmo @HuntsvilleHS-BandParentAssoc.
Have all order forms and payments turned in to the band box by November 9, 2021.
Your out-of-town friends and family can support you and the band too! Just have them order from Simply Sheets (simplysheets.net), and at checkout they will be asked for our organization name (Huntsville High School Band) or our id# (SS001181) and the band students name they are supporting. The cost of the online orders are slightly higher than the traditional orders to cover the cost of shipping but will be delivered directly them.
Traditional orders will be delivered around the first week of December. We will set up a pickup time at a later date.
If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Allport @ 256-503-7345 or Johnnie Bradt @ 256-468-2724.
VBC Fundraising - Here's A Primer!
Here's. your chance to earn $$ to Disney right away!
Sign up for your shift. Questions: Contact Ben Boles email@example.com and we will get your questions answered. We need 8 paid volunteers for each event. Prepare to have a great time and earn a lot of money for your CHARMS account!
Riley Green Concert 11/4/21
Havoc Hockey 11/5/21
Margarita Ball 11/13/21
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