Trojan Band Clean Up Day
Saturday, July 17 from 8:30AM to 11:30AM we are in need of volunteers to help us get the band room ready for band our students to return on July 19 for band camp. If you are available, please sign up so that we know to expect you. There are many tasks that we need help with, the more help the better.
- Sign – Up Here: 7.17 Volunteer Work Day 8:30AM – 11:30AM
We use thousands of bottles of water each marching season and ask each student to please either donate 4 cases of water or $10. We will begin collecting the water on July 17 at our annual Trojan Band Clean Up Day or any day during the week of band camp. Waters can be delivered to the front lobby and we will ask a volunteer to help move them to the designated storage area behind the band building.
2021 Band Camp
Band Camp begins NEXT WEEK!! Hopefully by now you have been getting outside a little bit? At least in the mornings and evenings. Also, drink WATER. Parents, hold your child accountable. They will feel better and potentially complain less if they acclimated a little to the heat and have already began drinking water. Thank you for your support in keeping your child healthy and safe.
Both weeks are Mandatory for all students.
July 19 – July 23 • 8:00AM – 9:00PM Band Camp Week 1
We look forward to having extra sectional coaches to help our students memorize their music and learn their drill this week. Lunches will be provided by the school. Students are welcome to bring their own lunch or receive one for FREE from the school. In order to receive a free lunch, we need you to please register using this link. UPDATE: We have been able to secure lunch sponsors for Thursday and Friday of this week! More information will be shared next weekend.
July 26 – Jul 30 • 1:00PM – 9:00PM Band Camp Week 2
Parents, thank you again for making your child drink water and getting them outside. We will be mindful of helping our students acclimate to the stresses of marching band, but we will need your help to ensure that they do not arrive at camp partially dehydrated and make sure they are prepared to battle the sun.
We would also like to ask any parent who is active in a local church or works for a local company to consider reaching out to leaders to help with our dinners at Band Camp. Whether a small donation or feeding our kids completely one night, anything from our great community is welcome!
Items Ordered at Band Camp
The following items are ordered during the week of Band Camp. They are not included in the price of fees because they are ordered as a Rookie. As long as your take care of your items, you only order it once. We will be sizing and ordering the items on Tuesday, July 27 beginning at 11:00AM. You can pay for the items either online, with cash, or money order. If paying online please be sure to specify your name and which items you are purchasing.
- Band Jacket – Required for all members to serve as an alternate uniform • $75.00
- Black Band Shirt – Required for all members • $10.00
- Colorguard Duffle Bag – Required for all colorguard members • $40.00
- Marching Band Shoes – Required for all winds and percussion • $42.00
Volunteer for Band Camp
Band Camp Food Needs
Please Drop off at the Band Room – These items are needed to go along with lunch:
- Variety Bags of Chips
- Paper Plates for 200
Band Camp Volunteer Needs
Charms is not displaying this event for some reason? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer for one of the following shifts: (We need volunteers Monday-Friday for each shift). Sign-ups to be added soon.
Breakfast: Pick-Up blue coolers of breakfast at 7:00AM behind the elementary school. There are loading docks behind the cafeteria (accessed via Tom Reeves Drive). You will pick-up coolers there and deliver them to the front of the Band Room to distribute to students there as they arrive before 8:00AM
Lunch: Help distribute lunch to students from 10:30AM – 2:00PM at the Band Room
Dinner: Assist feeding the band and cleaning up the gym at 1st Christian Church from 5:30PM – 7:30PM
Click the drop down to check out other volunteer opportunities for Band Camp and the coming Season!
Make sure you call your fellow band parent you like serving with when you sign up and get them to serve with you!! Serving together is how we get to know one another. We need your help and we look forward to getting to know you very soon! Thank you so much for spoiling our kids!
Disney Trip – Waiting List
Did you forget to sign-up for the Disney Trip? We are still allowing people to sign up to be added to our waiting list. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please sign up on the Super Holiday Tours website, but do not pay. Once we know there is available room we will notify you to get caught up with your payments. Please visit our Disney Trip page for more information on how to register. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mr. Carr at email@example.com.
4th of July Parade
The 4th of July Parade was a great success! Thank you to our parent volunteers who helped pass out t-shirts, shorts, provided waters, and helped with the logistics to make sure our students’ instruments arrived safely. It was such an honor to welcome our county band students on our campus and combine forces to create a band of over 300 members. I look forward to this tradition continuing to grow! It was a fun weekend and I appreciate everyone’s efforts in making it possible.
Final Marching Season Payment Due Next Week
The third and final marching season payment is due next Monday, July 19, the first day of band camp. Also, a quick reminder that the 2 previous payments as well as the required forms are past due at this point. If you forgot to pay or need to make payment arrangements, please call the band room: 770) 834-0550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Dothard can help you with setting up payment arrangements. You can access the forms in the handbook and here is the fee schedule for your convenience. All forms must be turned in by Monday or you risk being sent home from band practice.
Trojan Marching Band Fee Payment Schedule
Winds and Percussion Payment Schedule: $300.00
- Monday, May 21, 2021 • Commitment Fee – $100.00 (Secures your spot in the halftime show) PAST DUE
- Monday, June 21, 2021 • 2nd installment due – $100.00 PAST DUE
- Monday, July 19, 2021 • Final installment due – $100.00 (Due next Monday)
- *A $25 late fee will be added for each month that a payment is past due.
Colorguard Payment Schedule: $500.00
- Monday, May 21, 2021 • Commitment Fee – $175.00 (Orders your uniform and secures a spot in the show) PAST DUE
- Monday, June 21, 2021 • 2nd installment due – $175.00 (Orders your shoes + your equipment rental) PAST DUE
- Monday, July 19, 2021 • Final installment due – $150.00 (Final portion of band fees) (Due next Monday).
- *A $25 late fee will be added for each month that a payment is past due.
Marching Band Photos
We have scheduled marching band photos and have added the dates and times to the calendar. For your convenience here is the information, please add them to your calendar.
Senior Photos • July 25 or August 1 • 1:00pm – 3:00pm: All seniors take photos with their family members to be included in the Fall Football Program. Choose your date and show up early. Photos appointments will be accepted on a first come first served basis. These are combined with the other fall activity photos. Arrive early to have time to put on your marching uniform and then report to the stadium for photos. Please email Ms. Dothard to let her know which date you plan on attending.
Team and Section Photos • July 28 • 8:30AM • All students report by 8:30AM to get into full uniform. All students should be in full uniform by 9:00AM. We will take the full ensemble photo first at 9:30AM and then take section photos. After photos, lunch will be provided and then we have our regularly scheduled camp from 1:00PM – 9:00PM. As mentioned in our Band Camp section, dinner will also be provided.
Health Class Week 5 – Unit 4
Please complete Unit 4 this week. More info about the health class can be found by using the link above or following this link: https://chstrojanband.com/health-in-band/
If you haven’t completed the eADAP process or the other units yet, you are beginning to fall behind. Please work diligently to get caught up. The eADAP component is required for you to receive credit for the health class. Get caught up by the end of this week.
Try your best to finish all of your course work before band camp. You will be very happy that you did!
We have created an Amazon Wishlist with items that we could use this summer. Any donations of items would be greatly appreciated. Please click the following link to view the list. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1R8PR4T85XZE
Below is a list of some upcoming events, please refer to our calendar on chstrojanband.com for a more complete overview of our upcoming rehearsals and events.
- 7.17 Volunteer Work Day 8:30AM – 11:30AM
- 7.19 – 7.23 Band Camp 8:00AM – 9:00PM
- 7.24 Special Event 10:00AM – 11:30AM
- 7.26 – 7.30 Band Camp 1:00PM – 9:00PM
- 7:30 Trojan Night
Do you ever order from Amazon? If you do, you can order the same items on AmazonSmile for the same amount and a percentage of the purchase will be donated to the Carrollton Trojan Band Boosters.
The AmazonSmile program is a give-back program where the online retailer, Amazon, donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Carrollton Trojan Band Boosters to support our normal operations and efforts in supporting our band. This really is a effortless way to support our band without it costing you anything extra. If you normally shop online with Amazon, you simply designate the Carrollton High School Band Boosters Club Inc. as the charitable organization that you’d like to support and that’s it… Your account will automatically be linked and then whenever you make your normal eligible purchases the band will benefit. It can’t get much easier than that to help!
To link your account, follow this link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/58-1572206 and sign in to your Amazon account. That’s all there is to it! Share this link with your family, friends, and co-workers too so they can support us as well. If you want to take your support to the next level, share this opportunity with your Facebook Friends by simply clicking here: https://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=http://smile.amazon.com/ch/58-1572206 or on share on your Twitter feed by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1mt64cX
After linking your account, whenever your shopping on Amazon, make sure your shopping at smile.amazon.com and then look for the AmazonSmile logo in the upper left-hand corner of your browser window. That’s your assurance that your purchases will benefit our program! NOTE: AmazonSmile does not work with the Amazon App for mobile devices. If you commonly shop from your smartphone or mobile device you will want to place the items you want in your shopping cart via the app but then complete your checkout in a traditional web browser on your desktop, laptop, smartphone, or mobile device in order for the AmazonSmile donation to be made.
There is no time limit on this program so we encourage you to continue to take advantage of this opportunity year-round.
If you have any specific questions you can contact the Band Boosters at: email@example.com.
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