Fundraisers – Due Friday!

The Sports Cups and Mixed Bag fundraisers are due on Friday, 9/25 to any ABBA Board Member at rehearsal on Friday night.    Remember, there is a $10 iTunes gift card for the most sales in Sports Cups, most sales in Mixed Bag, and a drawing for anyone with a total of 10 items sold between the two fundraisers.

9/12-9/25:  Sports Cups!   You can buy online at braxdirect.com.  Under Participant Sign Up, Choose Antelope Band Boosters Association-ABBA as your organization.

9/12-9/25: Mixed Bag!   You can buy online at mixedbag.com.  Fundraiser ID: 337068

Questions?  Contact Crystal Rea at abba.fundraising@gmail.com

ABBA Meeting – Tonight!

Please join us for our monthly ABBA Membership Meeting, tonight – 9/14 at 7:30pm in the band room.  There will be a Pit Volunteer meeting immediately preceding the membership meeting at 7:00pm.  An email was sent to those that were interested, but if you want to join the Pit Parent Family, please join us at 7:00pm for details.

Fall Show Shirts – Order now! (due 9/18)

 

It is time to get “Dialed In” with our 2015-16 Fall Show Shirt!
Each year the Antelope Band & Guard designs a T-shirt to commemorate the Fall Field Show – this year’s theme is “Dialed In”.  We encourage all band and colorguard students, parents, family and friends to purchase this shirt to wear to band events throughout the year.
Shirts are only $10.00 ($15.00 for extended sizes) – checks only – due by September 18th (no exceptions). Click Here for the order form to complete and return to the school.  Checks can be made out to ABBA.

Band Notes

Have you received our new weekly e-newsletter – Band Notes?   “Band Notes” will be sent every Monday to the email addresses on file with ABBA.  (If you have not received the past 2 weeks, check your junk mail.)  Or, if you are not currently signed up, please join our mailing list by visiting the Band Notes Page on this website.   Band Notes will include important reminders for the current week (rehearsals, performances, etc.) and will highlight what happened in the previous week.  Fall is a crazy time of year for our Titans – this is a great way to stay on top of the what/where/whens of your Titan Band & Guard!

Premier Performance & Pot Luck – Sat. 8/29

Marching Season has BEGUN!  We are kicking off the season with our Annual Premier Performance and Pot Luck this Saturday, 8/29.   This is an exciting event to come and meet the band, director, instructors, ABBA board, and of course – other band parents!  The pot luck starts at 5:00pm, followed by a band performance to show off the field show your student has learned so far!   Bring your chairs or a blanket and join us for a picnic-style pot luck.
This event is at Woodcreek High School (click here for directions), immediately following the full ensemble rehearsal.

Click Here for pot luck sign ups!

Want to volunteer to help at this event?  Click Here and go to the “helping hands Volunteer” link in the top right corner.

 

Spirit Wear!

2015-16 Spirit Wear orders are happening now! Initial Orders are due 8/31/2015.   Download form and turn into the ABBA box in the band room with check made out to “ABBA”.   There will be additional items, including the sweatshirt, available in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!

Spirit Wear Order form: Click Here

Marching Shoe & Glove Orders – Due Friday, 8/21

Incoming marching students will need to order marching shoes and gloves. Any ongoing students who have outgrown their items or lost them, will need to place an order also. Shoes run about 1/2 size small. If kid is a true size 7, maybe order a 7.5 or an 8. They can wear two pair of socks.

Gloves- they run pretty true to size. If your kid has a large hand, consider a large or XL. XS is for really tiny hands. Most kids are med or large. They can ask older students if still not sure.

Click here for the: Order Form

Put order form and payments into a sealed envelope with your student’s name on outside and “shoe/glove order” on outside.
Make checks payable to ABBA, write “shoe/glove order” and your student’s name on check.
Place envelope into the ABBA mailbox located in the band room by end of Friday, August 21st.
Forms are not to be given to any student or Ms. Mello.

Group order will be placed on 8/22. If you miss the deadline, contact Ellen at abba.eventcoordinator@gmail.com immediately.

If you are unable to purchase items, please let Ms. Mello know before Friday, Aug 21. We have loaners if needed.

CA Senate Floor Resolution Presentation – 8/17/2015

Today, Our Titan Band & Guard was recognized by CA Senator Nielsen’s Office at the CA Senate Floor Resolution Presentation. Our Director, Sonora Mello was accompanied by our 2015-16 Drum Majors: Sephira Olson, Jesbaam Sanchez, and Katelyn Addison, to be presented this prestigious award. Also in attendance was Principal John Becker and Superintendent, Ron Severson.

To view the replay go to:

1. Online at http://www.calchannel.com. They should have a television schedule which should list the time that the Senate Floor Session will be replayed..
2. After the session is over, a video should be available at http://senate.ca.gov/media-archive

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