- 2018 Marching Band
SIGN-UP for 2018 Marching Band Camp
Dates: July 30 – August 3
Times: 9am – 5pm
Location: O'Plaine campus
Last minute registration is open and we need as many students as possible in attendance!
2018 Marching Blue Devil band camp is NEXT WEEK!
There are a few students who have not yet registered!
Please register as soon as possible!
Please sign up at https://d121.cr3.rschooltoday.com/public/getclass/category_id/1/program_id/8
See the band camp packet for more information.
Camp attendance is extremely important and we’re asking that you clear your calendar for this critical week. You’ll work closely with the directors and additional, experienced staff to learn the halftime show drill (choreography) and music that will be used throughout the marching season at all home varsity football games and Fill-the-Drum performance.
Competition Marching Band Camp and Non-Competition Marching Band Camp run concurrently.
If you are unable to attend band camp, please notify Mr Jenkins (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For Drop Off and Pick Up: Please review the O’Plaine Traffic Flow Diagram (attached)
Marching Band Information via Remind:
Using the Remind App/Texting. You will receive real-time messages. (Examples: “It’s raining, meet in the field house”, “Bus leaves in 5 minutes”, etc)
Send a text to 81010
To receive information regarding Non-Competition Marching Band, text should be: @wthsncb
To receive information regarding Competition Band, the text you will send is: @wthscomp
You may choose to open the Remind “app” or just receive messages via text.
- Marching Band uniform fittings
Marching Band Uniform Fittings take place during marching band camp week on Tuesday July 31 (returning students) and Wednesday August 1 (new students), from 5 – 7:30pm at the O'Plaine campus in the gym.
- Marching Band uniform fittings VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We need volunteers to help both nights (Tuesday 7/31 and Wednesday 8/1. This is a critical function and the band needs your help so they can continue to be successful.
Both parents and returning students are encouraged to assist.
Please note that more volunteers means less work for all. We have about 300 students that need to be fitted!
This year, Dawn Tsarpalas has volunteered to coordinate activities and volunteers to maintain the Marching Band Uniforms.
We will need your help each night 4:30-7:45 (includes 30 minutes for training/set-up).
Please sign up to help on our SignUp Genius HERE.
If you are unable to help for the entire duration each night, please sign-up anyway and just add a comment to let us know if you’ll be late or need to leave early!
Volunteers are a big key to the success of our band program!
- Band Booster Meeting
Date: Thursday, August 2
Location: O’Plaine Auditorium
Please join us for our first Band Booster Meeting of the 2018-2019 school year!
- SAVE THE DATE - Band Dessert Pot-Luck
Date: Thursday, August 16
Location: O’Plaine Cafeteria
What: Bring a dessert to pass, meet new people, and learn about volunteer opportunities!
- Color Guard Car Wash - Completed
Thank you for coming out to the car wash this weekend!
Band Announcements concerning weekly updates or upcoming band events.