West Bloomfield Bands E-Newsletter: July 30th-August 5th 2018

 

Hello West Bloomfield Band families!

 

 

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • August Payment
  • Car Wash Fundraisers
  • Senior Leadership Day
  • Band at the Beach
  • Uniform Pillow & Bag Sale
  • Online Calendar
  • Save the Date!
  • This Week’s Schedule 

 

 

AUGUST PAYMENT

The August marching band payment is due August 1st. Please place your payment in the black mailbox in the band room or mail to our treasurer, Raluca Dusa, at 5383 Coomer Rd, West Bloomfield 48324.

Payment coupons can be found HERE– These can be detached and sent in with payments.

 

 

CAR WASH FUNDRAISERS

Please sign up to work a car wash! Sign up for both, if possible J

Car Wash Make-Up Day

Pizza lunch for the section with the most participation!

Saturday, August 4th from 10am-4pm at the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 4800 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, 48323

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4aabae2fa46-carwash3

Car Wash #2

Saturday, August 11thfrom 12pm – 5pmat the West Bloomfield United Methodist Church, 4100 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, 48323.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4aabae2fa46-carwash4

THANK YOU!

 

SENIOR LEADERSHIP DAY

Attention Seniors and Senior Parents

Every year, the seniors participate in a leadership day with activities geared towards promoting a positive student leadership base for the fall marching band season. Leadership Day will be at Walled Lake Outdoor Education Center, located at 3577 Sleeth Court, Commerce Township, MI 48382.It will be held on Saturday, August 4th.

Here is the schedule for the day:
Please meet at the WLOEC at 9:15 am.Activities begin promptly at 9:30 am.
There will be morning leadership activities until approximately noon. At that point, we will break for lunch. Pizza will be provided.  Following lunch, the afternoon activities will include a high ropes course. We will complete our activities at 3:00 pm.

Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes since we will be doing group activities and high ropes.

If you have any questions contact Ruth Richards at richardsbandmom@gmail.com

BAND AT THE BEACH

BIGthanks to the Luna Family for hosting Band at the Beach! Everyone had a great time at our first beach day! The next beach event is Thursday, August 9thfrom 5pm-9pm. Sign-up coming soon!

 

UNIFORM PILLOW & BAG SALE

We’re still taking orders for bags and pillows made from the old marching band uniforms!

The bags are $30 and the pillows are $35.

If you’d like to buy just the uniform (bibs and Shakos are not for sale) they are $25.

If you would like to order a bag or pillow, or the uniform, please email president@wbbands.info

 

ONLINE CALENDAR

When in doubt, check the calendar at http://wbbands.info/calendar/

Please note that the following are now on the calendar:

  • Invitational schedule
  • Football game dates (The football season may go longer if our team goes to playoffs)
  • Fall rehearsal schedule

Our online calendar is always being updated to reflect our most current & available schedule. In cases of last minute changes and cancelations, emails and Facebook posts will be made.

SAVE THE DATE!

 

All of these dates can be found at

 http://wbbands.info/calendar/

 

August Mini-Camp– August 6th-8thPercussion/Marchers, August 7th-9thColor Guard

 

Band at the Beach– August 9that 5pm

 

Car Wash Fundraiser– August 11th

 

Pre-Camp Rehearsal Week– August 13th-16thPercussion/Marchers 1pm-8pm, Color Guard 2pm-9pm

 

August Parent Meeting– Tuesday, August 14that 7pm. Location TBD

 

Marching Band Camp– August 20th-24th 

 

Community Performance – August 25th7pm. Student report time TBD

September Parent Meeting– Tuesday, September 4th7pm in the HS I-Center

Football Game– (vs Oxford) Fri, September 7th5:30pm – 10pm

MCBA Field Day– Saturday, September 8th

 

Football Game– (vs Lake Orion) Fri, September 21st5:30pm-10pm

 

MCBA Lake Orion– Saturday, September 22nd

 

Hazardous Waste Day– Saturday, September 29th8:30am-2pm

 

October Parent Meeting– Tuesday, October 2ndat 7pm at the HS I-Center

 

Football Game– (vs Southfield A&T) Fri, October 5th5:30pm-10pm

 

MCBA Livonia Franklin– Saturday, October 13th

 

Football Game– (vs TBD) Fri, October 19th5:30pm-10pm

 

MCBA Lamphere– Saturday, October 20th

 

MCBA Lakeland– Saturday, October 27th

 

MCBA State Finals– Saturday, November 3rd

 

Marching Band Banquet– Sunday, November 11thfrom 6pm-9:30pm at Glen Oaks Country Club

 

 

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE (July 30th– August 5th)

The Band Boosters uses Google Calendar.  A link to the full calendarcan be found on our website. To add BBAWB events to your calendar on your computer or smart phone, click on the “+Google Calendar” icon located at the bottom right of the calendar.

 

Monday, July 30th:

  • Have a great day!

Tuesday, July 31st:

  • Percussion Rehearsal 5pm-8pm at the HS
  • Color Guard Rehearsal 6:30pm-9pm at the HS

 

Wednesday, August 1st:

  • August payment due

Thursday, August 2nd:

  • Percussion Rehearsal 5pm-8pm at the HS
  • Color Guard Rehearsal 6:30pm-9pm at the HS

Friday, August 3rd:

  • Have a great day!

Saturday, August 4th:

  • Senior Leadership Day 9:15am-3pm
  • Car wash fundraiser from 10am – 4pm at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church

 

ONGOING FUNDRAISNG

Scrips: Earn money for your student account by purchasing scrip!  For more information, click here. Scrip Split: 60% to student accounts: 40% to WB Boosters. To sign up and learn more, visit the Great Lakes Scrip website.

Band Merchandise: Show your Laker Pride!  Go to wbbands.info/band-merchandisetoday!  A portion of every sale goes to West Bloomfield Bands.

Amazon Smile: EARN MONEY FOR WEST BLOOMFIELD BANDS WITH SMILE.AMAZON.COM.  This is an easy way to get classroom texts or holiday gifts with Amazon’s convenience and competitive prices AND support the bands, at no extra cost to you!  To get started: click HEREto register.

 

CONNECT WITH US

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Calendar: wbbands.info/calendar/

Email: wbbands@gmail.com

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