Weekly Update: April 17th through April 21st ~ IT’S PRISM WEEK!


I Wanna Dance WIth Somebody! It’s Prism Week! 


Join us Thursday night for an exciting concert featuring our full program and celebrating “All Things 80’s”! Click here to get your tickets now! This will be an wonderful capstone to what has been an awesome year for our Blue Darter Band Family! See you soon! #iegyb

2023-2024 ECG & Physical Night! TUESDAY, APRIL 18th! 

Click here for an overview of the ECG/Physical info from Summer 2022! Updates will be soon forthcoming for Fall 2023!

Click for a ]quick YouTube Video created for our Incoming BDMB Members! Also good info for everyone! #iegyb

Plan now! Tuesday, April 18th, the Physical and ECG for Apopka High will be held in our gymnasium. You can get your actual paper packet in the band room. Both elements are $20 each. ($20 Physical & $20 ECG) The ECG is a ONE-TIME ONLY baseline data test for our members. The Physical has to be completed new each calendar year and uploaded into the system.

ECG can be paid for here: https://www.whoweplayfor.org/heart-screening-registration-orange-county

The Physical can be paid for here: https://schoolpay.com/link/Physicals

Both of these elements must be completed before students are eligible to participate within any OCPS Band, ROTC, or Athletic organization.

Upcoming Spring Prism Schedule! 

  • Monday, April 17th Rehearsal #1
    • 2:30 PM – 5 PM Tech Rehearsal/First Full Dry Run
  • Tuesday, April 18th Rehearsal #2
    • 2:30 PM – 5 PM Dress Rehearsal
      • ECG’s AND PHYSICALS FOR ’23-’24 YEAR ARE BEING HELD AT AHS STARTING AT 5:30 PM. Details coming soon!
  • Wednesday, April 19th Rehearsal #3
    • 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Final Dress Rehearsal
  • Thursday, April 20th PERFORMANCE NIGHT! (One Night Only!) 
    • Doors Open 7:15 PM 
    • Downbeat 7:30 PM
    • Tickets Available Via TeachTix.com starting Monday, April 17th! 

Looking Ahead! 

  • April 17th through April 20th: Spring Prism Week (See detailed schedule ABOVE!)
  • April 18th: Annual ECG/Physical Night
    • If you have already completed your one-time ECG, you only need to renew your physical.
    • All new members will also need to complete the one-time ECG test.
  • April 25th & 27th: Leadership Training Sessions 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM (Teaching, Conducting, Etc.)
  • May 1st & 2nd: Leadership Interviews/Conducting Auditions
    • Via Sign Ups
    • Also must complete the Leadership Application ahead of time.
    • Will be shared at the initial meeting on April 11th
  • May 1st, May 8th: Drumline Tryout Nights! 7 PM – 9 PM
  • May 11th: Jazz Under The Stars (Evening TBA)
    • AHS Courtyard Performance featuring all jazz ensembles!
  • May 13th: Bandy Awards & After Party
  • May 15th: Fall 2023 Kick Off Party
    • For ALL Fall 2023 Participants! Including incoming 9th grade members! 
  • May 16th: Drumline Audition Night! 7 PM – 8 PM
  • May 22nd: AHS Graduation @ Amway Arena (Afternoon – Times TBA)
  • May 23rd & 24th: Leadership Camp (Afternoon/Evening Times TBA)
  • May 25th: Fall 2023 Blue Darter Marching Band Rehearsal #1! 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    • For ALL Fall 2023 Members!
  • May 26th: Last Day Of School!

Fall 2023 BDMB Kick Off Dates! 

Cut Time Account Balances! 

Be sure to visit http://www.cuttime.net to ensure your accounts are up to date in order to purchase Prom Tickets! Visit our school pay link on the right side of the website to make a payment! When you make your payment, be sure to email apkbandfinance@gmail.com so she can look for your payment to clear it! If you have not paid any fees this year, and for some reason do not have access to cuttime, you are still responsible for all costs associated with membership. See Mr. L so you can get connected in cuttime. (www.cuttime.net) #iegyb

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