Announcements Week 10/18/2010

1.  Reminder that Butter Braid order forms are due on October 20th!  Please help us raise the money we need for our upcoming trips and new uniforms.  In addition to purchasing brand new uniforms for the Marching Band (cost around $50,000), we will be taking two trips next year:  Marching Band to Kalahari/Cedar Point in October, and Symphonic Winds to New York City in the spring.  It will be an exciting year, so do you part to help make it a successful one!

2.  Please see Mr. Smith or Mr. Wright if you wish to retake your B,E,A concert scale test for Winds.  MANY of you will want to take advantage of this.  You must let us know by Monday if you wish to retake it.

3.  Change of plans for this Friday vs. Jackson:  The Athletic Department and School Board has requested the Marching Band to perform at a pre-game Pep Rally at 5:30 PM.  Call time for Friday is 5:00PM in full uniform.  Plan to meet in the auditorium at 5:15 to march into the Main Gym at 5:27.  A light dinner will be provided following the Pep Rally.


Weekly Update 10/11/2010

1.  Concession workers are still needed for NEXT week’s game vs. Jackson.  Please sign up to work this huge fundraiser for our group….earn money for the band and have fun!

2.  Butterbraid fundraiser forms are due October 20th.

3.  Students:  Please bring in a bag of candy for the Marching Band Halloween Party.  Also, please sign up on the list if you plan to attend.

4.  The Band Boosters are still looking for a volunteer to chair our membership drive.  If you are interested, please contact Scott Smith.


HS Announcements week of 10/11/10

1.  The Perry HS Jazz Ensemble will perform at Edison Jr. High this Wednesday at noon.  Dress nice (no jeans/tee shirts).  We will eat lunch at El Campesino following our performance

2.  Marching Band at Austintown-Fitch this Friday:  Arrivate at PHS 5:00PM, busses roll at 5:30PM.

3.  Remember to sell Butterbraids!  This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year.

4.  B,E, and A major scale test for Winds this week.


Announcements week 10/4/2010

1.  Football/Marching Band at McKinley:  Arrive Friday at 6:00, busses roll at 6:15.

2.  Regular rehearsal schedule this week.  We will be doing the Blues Brothers show this Friday!  Make sure to have all music checked off by Thursday.  (Leadership needs to check off to staff by Tuesday)

3.  Clear your Saturdays in November for Football Playoffs.  In the event that our Panthers make the playoffs, we will have rehearsal on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30.  Games will be on Saturday for as long as we keep winning.  There will be NO rehearsals on Tuesday or Wednesday in the month of November.

4.  Plans are underway for our Marching Band trip to Cedar Point/Kalahari in October of 2011, and the Symphonic Winds trip to NYC/DC in the Spring of 2012.  Have your parents sign up to work Bluecoats Bingo to earn credit for your trip accounts!  Next year is going to be a very exciting year for the Perry Bands!

5.  MANY of you are signing up for private lessons, which is awesome!  If you call one of our listed lessons teachers and find that they are all booked up, please let us know so we can find another teacher for you.  Don’t give up!  The better you get, the more fun band is!