Announcements regarding the end of this Homecoming week.
1. 2019 Disneyland Band Trip - First Payment due now extended to End of Day October 5
The students first trip payment of $150 will now be accepted through end of day on Friday, October 5th at either school's Business Office.
Almond Fee Office is located in Room 203 (security guard can direct you).
O'Plaine Fee Office is located between the Attendance and Registrar Offices near the North Entrance of the school (security guard can direct you).
Please find information on website: http://www.wthsbands.org/2019-band-trip.html
2. Homecoming Football Game Performance – Friday, October 5
5:15-5:30pm Call time for all members in cafeteria – Must wear white band t-shirt, blue mesh shorts, and mid-calf, black socks
Change in cafeteria – leave personal items there (parents will keep secure during game)
6:00pm Move to practice field behind stadium
6:15pm Field rehearsal
7:15pm Move to stadium - Sit in band stands
7:25pm National Anthem singers, then band plays school fight song
NOTE: All Band Students (except Color Guard): Must be wearing their FULL Marching Band UNIFORM.
This includes Marching Jacket, Marching Pants (bibs), Black mid-calf Socks, Marching Shoes, and Hats/Gloves (as required per instrument)
First half Play in the stands during time outs
Play at end of first quarter
Fight Song after every Warren score
5min mark Band preps for show
SHOW March on field
Play and march drill
March off field
Second half ALL STUDENTS RETURN UNIFORMS TO CAFETERIA
Competition band members (except drumline) Dismissed
Non-competition band members
During 3rd Quarter:
Students may relax, eat snacks/dinner, or even do homework.
Students may NOT go up into the Home OR Visiting stands!
BEFORE 4th quarter begins:
Return to band stands (with instruments)
Fight song after every Warren score
Fight song at the end of the game
End of game Non-competition members dismissed: APPROX 9:30-10pm. We stay until the end of the game and have no control over how long a football game lasts.
3. Homecoming Parade Performance – Saturday, October 6 (7:30-10:30am)
Full Uniform for Parade.
Don’t forget band shirt, band shoes, black socks, black shoes, and hair is up!
Date: This Saturday (Oct 6)
Times: 7:30am student call time, 7:15am parent volunteer call time (especially uniform volunteers), Parade steps off at 9am
Location: WTHS O’Plaine campus (check in at the cafeteria)
At around 8:15am, we will take school buses from OPlaine campus to our parade line up area.
The parade will end at the school (OPlaine campus).
Please see your director if you have any specific questions. Band Conflict Policy
4. Devil Horn Sales - at Homecoming Game
$5 per Devil Horn
Please bring EXACT CHANGE!
Sales will continue while supplies last!
5. Cherrydale Orders Pickup – TODAY
Cherrydale orders with student delivery will be available to pick up between 3-6 pm outside the Almond band room today. If you are unable to pick up your order, please make arrangements with another family to pick up your order. We do not have the freezer space to retain any orders not picked up.
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