As we enter the last month in the 2015-2016 school year, we find that we have plenty of activities to keep us busy as we wind down these last few days together before summer break. Please take a few minutes to review the activities for this week below so that you can be sure to support each one.
Monday, 5/2/16, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Chamber Music Recital; Don Hall Band Room.
Tuesday, 5/3/16, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Carrollton Trojan Band Spirit Night at Moe’s Southwest Grill, Carrollton, GA.
Tuesday, 5/3/16, 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. – In-coming Freshman/New Band Members Parent/Student Meeting – Required; Don Hall Band Room, CHS Campus.
Thursday, 5/5/16, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Annual Trojan Band BBQ; Visitors’ Concession Stand, Grisham Stadium — Continue to sell and invite; Walk-ups welcome; Volunteers still needed: Sign up here to volunteer.
Friday, 5/6/16 – Decorating for band prom; contact Mr. Carr or Mrs. Dothard for details.
Saturday, 5/7/16 – 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Band Prom “Hawaiian Paradise”; Don Hall Band Room.
We wanted to pass on a few quick reminders on some upcoming items over the next few days.
BAND BANQUET RSVP NEEDED: The 2016 Band Banquet will be held April, 28th, 2016 at Tabernacle Baptist Church; meal at 6pm and awards at 7pm. If you are planning to attend the meal, please complete this Band Banquet RSVP and return to the band room with money by Tuesday, April 26, 2016 so we know how much food to order.
BAND BBQ TURN-IN: We had a great turn-in this evening, but if you were unable to come by or if you still have some more you want to sell, you can keep selling and turn in your items at the band room with Mrs. Dothard. We will also be taking walk-ups the day of the event.
Also, do not forget to volunteer to help on BBQ pick-up day, Thursday, May 5th, 2016. We will need lots of help! Sign up here to volunteer.
NYC17 TRIP PAYMENTS DUE: For those who paid your deposits and have a spot on the trip, your second payment ($150.00) is due Friday, April 22, 2016. Remember you can reference the payment schedule and amounts anytime by visiting the Forms page of our website and reviewing the link Cost & Payment Details. Trip payments can be made at the band room by cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card or online at: https://chstrojanband.revtrak.net. *Fees apply to credit/debit card or online payments.
If you missed the deposit deadline (March 25, 2016), please complete this form to be added to the Trip Waiting List in the event that more spots become available. Any available spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis, according to the entry order of the waiting list. We should be able to announce a decision to those currently on the waiting list very soon.
Spring Band Booster Meeting: Our annual spring meeting will be Monday, April 25, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Don Hall Band Room. This meeting is for boosters of current high school band students. We will be providing many important updates about the program, the 2016-17 season, our 2017 trip, voting on and recognizing new officers as well as reviewing and voting on the proposed revised edition of the Band Booster Bylaws, which is linked HERE for your review in accordance with ARTICLE X of the current bylaws. A new-member band booster meeting will be held for boosters of current 8th grade students on Tuesday, 5/3/16.
Other dates to keep in mind:
5/2/16 – Chamber Music Recital
5/3/16 – New-member band booster meeting & Moe’s Spirit Night
Believe it or not, it is time for the band students to choose the band prom theme for 2016. They have already put forth several great ideas in class to choose from, so now its time to vote. Voting ends at midnight Sunday, March 6, 2016. 1 vote per person, per day. So vote now and remember to vote everyday until March 6!
Band Prom 2016: The Choice is Yours! Vote Now!
Please note if you are reading this via email and the poll is not appearing, please visit our website, chstrojanband.com, to cast your vote.