Weekly Update: May 16th – May 20th ~ Guard Recital & Jazz Under The Stars Week!

This Week

  • Monday
    • Senior Post-Graduation Information Forms DUE
    • 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM – Student Leadership Help Session “Teaching”
    • 7:30 PM Guard Spring Recital (Auditorium) 
  • Tuesday
    • 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM – After School Jazz Ensemble
    • 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM – Student Leadership Help Session “Conducting”
    • 7:00 PM AMMS Spring Band Concert 
      • Leadership Helpers call time @ 6:00 PM for assistance
      • Wear band t-shirt.
  • Wednesday
    • Student Leadership Materials DUE
      • Application, Teacher Recs, Student/Parent Contract, Project
  • Thursday
    • 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM After School Jazz Ensemble
    • 7:30 PM – Jazz Under The Stars
  • Friday

Looking Ahead 

  • Monday, May 23: Student Leadership Interviews (As Needed – Call backs made on Friday, May 20)
  • Wednesday, May 25: BAND BANQUET! 6:30 PM @ Apopka Community Building (VFW)
  • Thursday, May 26: WLMS Spring Band Concert (6:30 PM Downbeat)
  • Friday, May 27: Spring Football @ Kissmmee Osceola – Trip Details TBA (Pep Band Only)
  • Monday, May 30: Memorial Day Holiday
  • Tuesday, May 31: GRADUATION! (Morning – Details TBA)
  • Friday/Saturday June 3/4: Leadership Camp
  • Wednesday, June 8: Fall 2016 Kick Off Party! 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, June 11: Summer Kick Off Rehearsal 2016 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • AND NOW LET’S TAKE A BREAK! 🙂

Band Banquet Tickets

TICKET SALES ARE COMPLETE ON THURSDAY, MAY 19th at 2:30 PM. Our number will be called in at that time. SENIORS – You MUST turn in an envelope to ensure you have a ticket reserved for the event. If you do not TURN IN an envelope YOU WILL NOT have a ticket for the event. This must be done by THURSDAY. $16 each for all other members and guests.

Senior Forms 

The link can be found on EDMODO and here to complete this task. Please have all information turned in NO LATER THAN MONDAY, May 16th. Click https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PDV-qSh60lE25xvy6ggYyS7qKnvLB17qnNXtGyLFrmE/viewform for the form! (Or copy and paste it into your web browser)

Awards Voting

This week in our classes we will vote on our program awards for the year. Ballots must be completed IN-CLASS as there will be no absentee voting.

This Week’s Performances! 

  • Guard Recital: Monday, May 16! Come and join our Color Guard for a great evening of performances from the entire 15-16 unit! The event begins at 7:30 PM and will be held in our Auditorium!
  • Jazz Under The Stars: Thursday, May 19th! Come and join us for a great evening of Jazz featuring both our After-School Jazz Ensemble and our 7th Period Jazz Ensemble in the courtyard! BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIR AND GET READY TO HAVE A RELAXING EVENING! Downbeat is somewhere around 7:30 PM!

Congrats to our 2016-2017 Color Guard Members! 

Visit http://www.apopkaguard.com to see our 2016-2017 Members! IE, GYB! We are proud of your efforts in auditions and earning your spot on the team!

Student Leadership Materials

All materials are due this week on Wednesday, May 18th. There are two help sessions this week to assist you in preparing your project. Visit the 2016-2017 Student Leadership page for more details and updates on the process.

ALL STATE MATERIALS HAVE BEEN POSTED! 

Begin practicing now for the 2016-2017 All State auditions and experience! Excerpt listings are below – Mr. Langford will check to see which books we currently have in our stock. Scales and sight reading are also part of the audition process.

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