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Weekend Update 1-9-21

Dear M100 Family,

Happy New Year! It was wonderful to welcome our students back to school on Jan. 6th. We hope you and your family had a fantastic break and we are looking forward to an excellent Spring semester!


Si necesita hablar con alguien en español, envíeme un correo electrónico a jbiggs0106@yahoo.com. (Jasmine Biggs)


COVID PRE-SCREENING DAILY

All parents are required to screen their children everyday before sending them to school for any reason. Please notify our campus nurse if your child cannot attend school due to symptoms or exposure to a positive or presumed positive case of COVID-19. Please do not send students if they have been experiencing any of the symptoms in this document:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KxVezXVdT3LgWGERVAoUfGA5Yi2DP6u7e-k1nJNUEik/edit?usp=sharing

REMIND CODES FOR 2020-2021 PLEASE JOIN!

To join a class, text the code to 81010


All Students: @20202021m1

Parents: @8g24b8

Leadership: @ea3aadb

ColorGuard: @7ge97g8


FUTURE PLANNING - SUMMER 2021

Assuming everything is somewhat “normal” by July (I know - pretty dangerous thing to do!), I wanted to share with you all some approximate dates to plan for as we are thinking ahead to Summer Band 2021! PLEASE DO PLAN ANYTHING THAT WILL CAUSE YOUR CHILD TO MISS SUMMER BAND DURING THESE DATES:

July 26 - 27: Most likely will be M100 Leadership sessions (including ColorGuard)

July 28 - start of school in August: Summer Band for all Members (including ColorGuard)

ColorGuard and Percussion usually hold a camp during the week of July 19-23

*Confirmed dates will be posted on our band website soon. Tentative dates are there now, however, unless something changes, you can count on Summer Band during these times.

Thank you!


PLEASE RETURN YOUR MARCHING BAND FANNY PACKS

There is a drum case by the wipe board in the band hall to put them in. Thanks!


AREA QUALIFIERS

Please check your mybisd email for the login information sent to you this week. You can technically start recording today and have until Wednesday the 13th to submit your audition. Please read through all the information carefully and know that I will verify your recording before submitting it to be judged. Please spend some time to get a quality recording. Cuts are visible on the page the comes up when you login - in the area for each etude where you’d submit your recording. Email me if you have any questions!

Best of Luck!


BAND AUDITION RESULTS FOR SPRING 2021

Once results are finalized, (working with counselors now) we will post them. The new semester doesn’t start until January 25th so students will stay in their current band classes until then. Thanks!


WIND ENSEMBLE REHEARSALS STARTING 2ND SEMESTER

Just a reminder that those students who make Wind Ensemble (our most advanced ensemble) will need to report to school by 8am starting on January 25th, 2021. Our class will run from 8am-9:30am. This has been mentioned in class for many months now. Parents - please let me know if transportation will be an issue for your family.


HOW TO ACCESS YOUR CHARMS ACCOUNT:

Go to our band website - beltonmarching100.com.

Click the red button on the home page - “Access your Charms account”

Go to Login

Drop down to “Parent/Student/Members”

Your school code is: BeltonBand

Student Area Password is: your child’s student ID OR whatever personal password you have changed it to. If you can’t remember, email shannon.gill@bisd.net and I can reset the password back to your child’s school ID.


ZOOM MEETINGS FOR REMOTE LEARNERS

If your family has chosen for your child not to attend school in person, they will need to log in to their band or colorguard classes daily through Zoom. Links in Schoology.


INSTRUMENT RENTAL FEES

1 instrument all year = $125

1 instrument all year + another instrument for one semester = $187.50

1 instrument for one semester only = $62.50


M100 INSTRUMENTAL PRIVATE LESSON SCHOLARSHIPS!

For access to the Lesson Scholarship Application - please go here: https://www.beltonmarching100.com

You can also find contact information for our Private Lesson Teachers here: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/private-lesson-instructors

PRIVATE LESSONS CAN BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY OR IN PERSON

Parents need to contact lesson teachers directly to set up private lessons.

Lessons are STRONGLY encouraged for musical advancement.


UP-COMING EVENTS

https://www.beltonmarching100.com/calendar


ON-GOING FUNDRAISERS

  1. MASKS!!!! We receive 25% of all sales. The link to the masks is

https://www.mscfundraising.com/collections/belton-band-boosters

Thank you and please stay safe and healthy!




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