Last 2018 Color Guard Car Wash Fundraiser Date: This Saturday August 11, 2018 Time:9am to 3pm Location: Warren O’Plaine Campus – North Parking Lot Cost: A monetary donation Purpose: The money raised will help offset the cost of their marching costumes, which each guard member has to purchase themselves
Please come out to help support this integral part of the marching band and get your cars washed at the same time!
2018 Band Camp Week – Completed Warren Blue Devil Band Camp week was completed last Friday (August 3). The directors indicated that this was another successful and productive band camp.
August BandBooster Meeting – Completed The first 2018-2019 BandBooster meeting was held on August 2 (Thursday) at the WTHS O’Plaine campus auditorium.
Attached please find the latest band calendar for this school year, which we handed out at the meeting.
Please note that there will be some “minor” changes to the calendar as we move into the school year and we will provide these updates when they become available.We also recommend that you put all the current dates on your family calendars.
Gurnee Days Parade – Sun. Aug. 12 Time:10am to 1pm (10:30am is student call time) Meeting Location:WTHS O’Plaine campus At the appropriate time, we will take school buses from the OP campus to our parade line up area. Since the parade ends near Dairy Queen, we will walk back to the school (OP campus) after it is over.
Student Attire Requirements - All students are required to wear their white marching band shirt (not Imagine show shirt), blue marching band shorts, white socks, and white or light sneakers (No black socks!) Students - If you need to purchase band shorts and/or shirts, please bring $10 cash or check for each ($20 total if you need both). (Checks payable to “Warren Band boosters”)
Parents - In order to support this activity, we need a few parent volunteers to walk with the band in the parade and deliver water, as needed. If you can help with this, please contact Warren Band Boosters at firstname.lastname@example.org. We could also use a few to help with the distribution of band shorts and shirts beforehand. If you can help with this, please contact Warren BandBoosters at email@example.com. The parent volunteer call time is 10:00am this Sunday at the OP campus!
Make-Up Uniform Fittings Night – Wed. Aug. 15 Who: Those who have not been fitted for a Marching Uniform this year What: Make-Up Marching Band uniform fitting Date: Wednesday August 15 Time:6pm to 9pm Location:WTHS O’Plaine campus Please use SignUp Genius to reserve a specific time so that you don’t need to stand in line. Sign Up HERE
At least 6 parent volunteers are needed this night, from 6 to 9pm, to assist with this uniform effort and help organize them after the fittings.
All interested volunteers should e-mail Dawn Tsarpalas, our marching band uniform coordinator HERE.
Warren Band Spirit Wear Sale (Open Now & Ends This Sunday Aug 12!) What:WTHSBand Spirit Wear for students and families are available on the American Outfitters webstore at the link below. Link to Sale: https://warrenband.itemorder.com/sale Dates: Monday, July 30 (open now) to this Sunday, August 12 Scanned flyer is also attached.