Greetings Warren Band Families!
Announcements/reminders for the Week of July 31
1. Band Camp – Begins on MONDAY
Dates: Monday thru Friday (July 31 - August 4)
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: WTHS O’Plaine campus
If you have not registered your student, there is still time! Band camp registration is through the WTHS Camp Registration site. Please read the band camp packet. There are two marching bands this season. The directors have spoken with returning band students about this change. If you have any questions, please send an email to Mr. Jenkins(firstname.lastname@example.org).
WE REALLY NEED YOUR ATTENDANCE AT CAMP IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY CONTACTED MR. JENKINS ABOUT YOUR CONFLICT.
In past years, we have had some confusion with the O'Plaine Campus Parking Lot Entrance and Exit, please see picture.
2. Marching Uniform Fitting Nights - August 1 and 2
Location: WTHS O’Plaine Fieldhouse
What: Marching band uniform fittings (2 nights during band camp)
Competition Band Members Date/Time: Tues, Aug 1, 5:00pm-6:00pm
All other Returning Band Members Date/Time: Tues, Aug 1, 6:00pm-7:30pm
NEW Students Date/Time: Wed, Aug 2, 5:00pm-7:30pm
If you cannot attend during your assigned time, please come during one of the other times.
Items available for purchase: band shorts, band shirt, marching shoes, white gloves, booster membership
Band shorts and shirts are worn for the Gurnee Days Parade and also under their Marching Uniform for all other Marching Band performances.
Freshmen Color Guard students: Please attend to purchase their band shorts and shirt (every band student is required to have these)
Returning Color Guard students: If you don’t need new marching band shirts and shorts but wish to pay for a family booster membership, please go directly to the Check Out station.
We still NEED several Uniform Fitting volunteers!
Please contact Judy Andrade (email@example.com) ASAP.
Thank you to those who have already volunteered!
3. Band Booster Meeting – August 3
Date: Thursday August 3 (first one of 2017-18 school year)
Time: 6:30pm to 7:00pm (parents new to the band program)
7:00pm to 8:30pm (all booster members)
Location: WTHS O’Plaine campus auditorium
Come and meet the Band Directors, your Band Booster Board Members, and other Band Booster Members!
Learn about the WTHS Band Program, Fundraisers, and Volunteer Opportunities!
Please try to attend!
4. Upcoming Warren Band Spirit Wear Sale
What: WTHS Band Spirit Wear for students and parents
Dates: Friday July 27 thru Tuesday August 8
Items available: polo shirts, baseball caps, hoodies, and short sleeve t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirt
Pick Up Dates: Wednesday, August 23, 6-9pm OR Friday, August 25 before the football game
Details found here.
NOTE: More items, including fleece and winter jackets, will be available later this marching band season.
Go Blue Devils!
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