Honor Band

Knight Band Notes- Honor Band 8/26/19

 

We enjoyed seeing you at ‘Open House!’  It’s going to be a GREAT year! Encourage you student to find goals to improve their playing and achieve those goals through PRACTICE! The band hall is available for open practice 7:45am-8:15am in the mornings and after school until 4:30pm most days. Please see the Knight Band Calendar 

 

*Knight Band Fundraiser has begun!

We would like to offer students and families a little help paying for their spring trip (in May).  One way is our annual “Cookie Dough” fundraiser! It started Thursday and will run through all of next week.  Students were given a presentation in class as well as the brochure and order forms. You can find these items on our website:

 

Fundraising Info 2019

Fundraising Brochure 2019

Fundraising Order Form 2019

 

Students should NOT collect money until the cookie dough is delivered (in about 3-4 weeks).  They will hand the customer the cookie dough and collect payment at that time.  

 

Black Dress Shirts!

The formal uniform this year will be needed by picture day (Tuesday, Nov. 5).  Students will need to provide:

SOLID Black Shoes

SOLID Black Socks

SOLID Black Slacks

SOLID Black Dress Shirt (long sleeves, button-down, with a collar for a tie).

We will provide the vest and tie.

 

We know it’s sometimes difficult to find the dress shirts in small enough sizes, so we’ve partnered with a company that will provide them.  If you are interested, you can find the link to purchase the black dress shirt here.  Students that have paid will be measured in class and shirts will be delivered before picture day!

 

Help Wanted-Dress Shirt Fitting

We need 2 parents to help fit students for Honor Band, Symphonic Winds, and Wind Ensemble students that have ordered a black dress shirt. On or before Thursday, Sept 12.  NOTE: You must be an APPROVED volunteer for THIS school year. Click below to sign up!

Volunteer for Fittings

 

Band Membership ‘Packet’, PAST DUE

If you have not filled out the “Membership Packet” please try to complete this weekend.  🙂

2019 Membership Packet

 

Private Lessons

We would really like to increase Knight Band enrollment in private lessons! Private lessons are extremely important and would benefit all of our students tremendously. If you would like more information about private lessons, please contact Mr. Sneed!

Sign up for Private Lessons!

 

  1. Next Week’s Lessons

Here are some things that students will be learning in Band next week:

  • Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques
  • Warm-ups
  • Football tunes (preparing for the first football (9/25) and Pfestival of Bands (10/1)
  • All-Region Audition Process

 

Upcoming Events
Sept. 6: Bronze 10 Skill Test Party (those that pass of 1-10 of the Bronze level packet)

Sept. 12: Black Shirt Measuring (for those that purchased through the band store)

Sept. 13: 8th Grade Night! (all 8th grade members will attend an HHS Football Game with the Hawk Band!!)

Sept. 23: Football Game Performance (band t-shirt/jeans, 5:30-7:00pm, drop-off/pick-up @ KLMS)

Sept. 27: Bronze 20 Taco Party!

 

2 thoughts on “Honor Band

  1. Cynthia O'Campo says:

    Ms Mixon. I have forgotten my password. Can I have it reset.

    Thank you.

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