West Bloomfield Bands E-Newsletter: Week of January 29th-February 3rd, 2018

Hello West Bloomfield Band families!

 

 

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Winter Invitational – Volunteer Update
  • Winter Invitational Performance Times
  • Winter Program Ads – Deadline Tomorrow
  • Winter Guard Sneak Peek
  • Coming Soon!
  • Save the Date!
  • This Week’s Schedule

 

 

WINTER INVITATIONAL VOLUNTEERS

We still need your help! This event is only 5 days away

We still need help for the West Bloomfield Invitational on Saturday, February 3, 2018. 

We particularly need help between noon and 8pm.  This is a huge fundraiser and we need every band family to help!

Please come and help us! Students can earn NHS service hours. Contact Ruth Richards at richardsbandmom@gmail.com 

Thank you!

 

 

WINTER INVITATIONAL PERFORMANCE TIMES

 

Please join us at the High School on Saturday, February 3rd for the MCGC WBHS Invitational!

 

Public Admission:  $8.00 each
$5.00 Students (through HS with ID)
Age 5 and under free

 

Performance Schedule:

WB Elementary Guard Performance -10:00am
WB JV Guard Performance – 11:13am
WB Varsity Guard Performance – 2:49pm
WB Winter Winds Performance – 5:21pm
WB Winter Percussion Performance – 6:08pm

 

Follow the link for a complete schedule:
Complete Event Schedule

 

 

 

WINTER PROGRAM ADS

 

TOMORROW – LAST DAY TO ORDER

The deadline for the Winter Program Show Shirt Ads and Winter Invitational Program Ads has been extended to midnight January 29!

Do you know of anyone that has a business to advertise? Would you like to sponsor the program as a family? We are collecting ads for the back of the Winter Program show shirts and for the Winter Invitational program. Remember….it’s a 50/50 split with your student account!

Click on the links below to print the forms:

Business ad information & form: http://wbbands.info/…/2018-Show-Shirt-and-Program-Ad-Form.p…
Personal sponsor information & form: http://wbbands.info/…/2…/01/2018-Winter-Personal-Ad-Form.pdf

 

Selling ads is a great way to support local business AND West Bloomfield Bands!

 

 

WINTER GUARD SNEAK PEEK

 

This free performance will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 2nd in the gym at Abbott Middle School.

 

All WB Band families are invited to a sneak peek of our 3 performances as we host a group dress rehearsal the night before our home show.  The shows will feature all 3 teams: Elementary Guard, JV Guard and Varsity Guard.
We hope to see you there!  Following the performances, rehearsals will continue for JV and Varsity.

 

COMING SOON

Later this week you will receive a Sign-Up Genius link asking you to sign up to help provide food for our Winter Invitational judges. We greatly appreciate your help! More info coming soon!

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

 

BBAWB Parent Meeting: Tuesday, February 6th 2018 at 7:00pm

 

Winter Percussion WGI Troy – Saturday, February 10th

 

No School/Mid-Winter Break: February 15th-20th

 

JV & Varsity Guard MCGC Novi – Saturday, February 24th

 

Hockey Pep Band Needed: Saturday, February 24th

 

 

 

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE (January 29th–February 3rd)

The Band Boosters uses Google Calendar. A link to the full calendar can 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 Jan.29th:

  • Jazz Band 2:30-4:00pm at the HS
  • Elementary Guard 4:30-6:00pm at Roosevelt
  • Varsity Guard 6:00-9:00pm at Abbott

Tuesday Jan. 30th:

  • Winter Winds 3:30-5:00pm at the HS
  • Winter Percussion 5:00pm-8:30pm at Abbott
  • JV Guard 6:00pm-9:00pm at the HS
  • BBAWB Board Meeting 7:00pm at the HS

Wednesday Jan. 31st:

  • Jazz Band 2:30-4:00pm at the HS
  • Winter Percussion 4:30-7:15pm at Abbott
  • Varsity Guard 6:00pm-9:00pm at Abbott

Thursday Feb. 1st:

  • Winter Winds 3:30-5:00pm at the HS
  • Winter Percussion 5:00-8:30pm at Abbott
  • JV Guard 6:00-9:00pm at the HS

Friday Feb. 2nd:

  • ½ day of school
  • Winter Guard Sneak Peek 6:30-7:30pm at Abbott

 

Saturday Feb. 3rd:

  • MCGC WBHS Winter Invitational 10:00am-8:00pm at the HS

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-merchandise today! 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 HERE to register.

 

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