September 16, 2019
Seniors - Info due FRIDAY
Seniors, please click the link below and fill out the short survey. This will allow seniors to be included in the Senior program that will be available at the Senior Night Football game on Friday, October 18. To allow for the program to be completed, we need your answers by this coming Friday, September 20). We will be sending email reminders also. Don't be left out, Click Now! SENIOR SURVEY
Middle School Concerts - Marching Band Performs THIS WEDNESDAY
Both middle school band programs will be having their fall concerts this month. The first concert at Middle School East is this Wednesday, September 18, and will begin at 6:00pm. The second concert is at Middle School West on Monday, September 30 at 6:00pm. The marching band will perform at the end of both of these concerts.
The call time for all marching band students on both evenings is 6:00pm. There will be no transportation provided to or from the middle schools. Students should take their instruments home after the school day and meet at the middle schools at call time. For uniforms, all members will be required to wear their show shirts from the 2019 season.
As the middle school band plays, the marching band will line up and be ready to move on stage at the conclusion of the middle school band performance. The marching band will perform selections from Cirque de Catrinas.
Due to these events being added later to our calendar, the directors will be more lenient towards conflicts that have been previously scheduled. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if there is a scheduling conflict.
Marching Flashes Spirit
Homecoming Parade - Candy Donations Needed
The Spirit Committee is building a float to represent the band and they are asking for candy donations. There will be a bin marked “Parade Candy” outside of the prop room. Please drop off candy donations by Tuesday, September 24. More details about the Parade will follow.
Homecoming Parade - Thursday, September 26
Each year, the Marching Flashes lead the Homecoming Parade around downtown Wanamaker. Here's what you need to know.
Band Buttons - Orders due Sept. 28
Order your band buttons! Download the order form. The deadline has been extended; orders are due by Saturday, September 28. Please Note: Color Guard is waiting for uniforms before taking photos.
Bandcoming - Sunday, Sept. 29
Bandcoming will be on Sunday, September 29 from 1-4pm at Southeastway Park in Shelter 6. All students are invited to attend. Freshman and Juniors – please bring a sweet snack to share. Sophomores and Seniors – please bring a salty snack to share. Students are encouraged to bring outdoor games including cornhole, badminton, frisbees, etc. The Spirit Committee will chaperone the event.
Trailer Donation Drive - Sept. 16 - Oct. 7
Opportunity to sell PepWear on Oct. 5
Hey parents! Are you looking for another way to pay down your band fees? Here’s another opportunity for you... If you’re planning on going to our BOA competition in Muncie on Saturday, October 5, we have been invited to help staff the PepWear booths. This is another great opportunity for FC to shine. They present us with these opportunities because we always come through and represent our school and PepWear in a positive light. And, you will be allowed to watch FC perform when the time arrives. Sign up to sell PepWear here.
Help Needed with Raffle Drawings
If you have experience organizing raffles and would like to assist with the band’s raffles OR you have no experience with raffles and want to help, contact Travis Sears.
Reminder - Band Payments!
The Marching Band depends on your monthly payments to cover the cost of staff and transportation. You received your band invoice last week. If you owe a balance, please make a payment.
Parent Meeting on Thursday - Please Attend!
The September Band Parent Meeting is Thursday, September 19 at 7:30pm in the Spaceship Room. Learn more about what's going on with the band, fundraising opportunities, upcoming events, and how you can help! Bring your questions!
Did You Know...
Don’t miss out on the fun, Volunteer!
Get involved! Meet other people with teenager challenges! Do something fun! Make a difference in the band.
Take the volunteer survey to see where your gifts and talents meet a need for the band.
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