Greetings Warren Band Students and Parents,
Here are some updates and reminders for the week of Feb 8, 2016 (Please make sure you read all items so nothing is missed):
1) Spring (March) Band Concerts (Important Date Change Reminder)
Due to several unavoidable conflicts with juniors and seniors on their previously scheduled concert date, we have switched the Spring (March) Concert nights for the Almond and O'Plaine Bands.
The new schedule for our Spring Concerts are as follows:
- Tuesday, March 15 - Almond Bands (Concert Band I Almond, Symphonic Band II, Symphonic Band I)
- Wednesday, March 16 - O'Plaine Bands (Concert Band II O'Plaine, Concert Band I O'Plaine)
2) Next Band Booster Meeting (Announcement)
Date: This Thursday (Feb 11)
Time: 7 - 8:30 P
Location: Almond Campus Band Room
3) Winter Guard Competition (Completed)
Last Saturday (Feb 6), all our Winter Guard teams competed at Lincoln-Way North High School (Frankfort, IL).
The JV placed 9th out of 14 in their class and the Varsity placed 2nd out of 12 in their class.
Congratulations to all our Winter Guard students on a job well done!
4) New Trier Jazz Festival (Completed – Jazz Lab Band & Combo Only)
Last Saturday (Feb 6), our Jazz Lab Band and Combo attended this festival at New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL).
Our 2 groups played well and received some good constructive feedback!
5) Marching Band Show T-Shirt Sale (Reminder)
We are still selling leftover marching band show T-Shirts (Arachnophobia) for $5 each and will continue to do so until supplies run out. Since they are leftovers, quantity and sizes may be limited. Checks should be made out to the Warren Band Boosters. If you are interested, send in your orders, with payment and sizes, to the directors or the booster board members. All orders will be filled on a first come basis.
6) Pep Band Games (Reminder)
The pep band schedule is still posted in all band rooms and on the front page of the band booster website at http://www.wthsbands.org/. Band students are welcome to attend any or all games. Please attend another game if you cannot attend your band's assigned game. Please note that the Symphonic I Band is scheduled to perform as the pep band next week (Tuesday Feb 16). Any questions, please contact your director.
7) Marching Band DVD Sale (Reminder)
We are still selling 2 marching band DVD sets, consisting of 1 DVD with videos of performances, along with a second DVD containing event photos. The cost for this set is $15. Please note that we also have a few copies of last year's DVD set for sale for only $10 (limited quantities). Checks should be made out to the Warren Band Boosters. Orders and payment can be given to the directors or the booster board members.
8) Winter Guard Movie Ticket Fundraiser #2 (Update)
This fundraiser has been completed and the Winter Guard members will be delivering their orders this week.
9) Cheesecake Sale (Reminder)This fundraiser will start on Feb 16 (Tuesday).
Checks should be made out to the Warren High School
All orders and payment are due back by Mar 3 (Thursday)
Delivery will be on Mar 17 (Thursday) at Almond (3 - 6 P).
This is the last fundraiser for this school year where students can put more money into their trip accounts.
Go Blue Devils!
WTHS Band Boosters
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