Announcements 10/14/2013

Oct 14, 2013 by

“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.”
-Winston Churchill 

Upcoming Events
10/14 – Homecoming Parade/Pep Rally
10/18 – Game vs Timber Creek @ FAAC – 7:30pm
10/22 – UIL Marching Contest
10/26 – Duncanville Marching Invitational
11/1-11/3 – BOA San Antonio
Congratulations
Congratulations to everyone involved this past weekend. We had a successful day! We were 10th in prelims and then jump to 7th in Finals. You can check out the full recaps at www.musicforall.com . You will need be registered in order to see the full recap.
Parents, thank you for all of your hard work. We simply can not do what we do without your hard work on the truck, moving equipment, feeding the kids…etc. Thank you!!!!
 
Homecoming Parade
 What: Homecoming Parade
Who: All members of the band
When: October 14th, We will be meeting at 5:45 for a 6:30 start
Other: Students should be dropped off at the staging area located at
7201 Iron Horse Blvd (Prestige Ameritech). Your child can be picked up at Richland High School following the pep rally. This should be around 7:45pm. There are no buses this year, so please plan your transportation accordingly.
Homecoming Game
We will be performing Pre-Game this week at Homecoming. This will begin around 7:05pm. At halftime, we will be playing for the homecoming court presentation.
Homecoming Dance
I forwarded a letter from Ms. Rix discussing the Homecoming Dance at the FAAC following the game. Hee are some details on how this will need to work for the band.
  1. Any student desiring to stay for the homecoming dance must be checked out by their parent or guardian following the game (No Exceptions).
  2. Any student being checked out will need to put their name on a list by 2:40pm on Wednesday. Any student not on the list will not be allowed to be checked out on Friday evening.
  3. The student will be allowed to quickly change following the 4th quarter.
  4. The parent is responsible for delivering the uniform and checking it in on Friday Night when the band returns to the school. No uniform is allowed to be taken home.
  5. If your child is in the front ensemble and unloads the truck at school following the game, we will need you (The Parent) to help us unload the truck upon return to the school.
  6. Please remember that no mums or garters are allowed in the stands in the band area. Please make arrangements to get your child the mum or garter when they are checking out.
Pancake Breakfast
Has been cancelled
USA Flag Fundraiser
Show your pride in the USA while supporting the Richland High School Band! With your $40 donation, band members will place a U.S. flag at your residence on the following patriotic holidays:

  • Veteran’s Day – Nov. 11, 2013
  • Presidents’ Day – Feb. 17, 2014
  • Memorial Day – May 26, 2014
  • Independence Day – July 4, 2014
  • Labor Day  – Sept. 1, 2014
  • Patriot Day – Sept. 11, 2014
Flags will be put in place the night before and removed the day after the holiday. Flags will not be placed in inclement weather.
Interested? Download the order form: 2013 RHS Band USA Flag Order Form
If you choose to subscribe, please complete the bottom portion of the form and mail it to the address listed.

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