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Weekend Update 10/2

Dear M100 Family,


Congratulations on a wonderful performance at the Vista Ridge Marching Festival! Out of 25 bands, we placed 7th in Prelims and 10th in Finals! Also, we received the award for Outstanding Music Performance in Class 5A Prelims! There is a LOT of information in this update, so please read through everything so you are as prepared as possible for the upcoming week. Here is your weekend update!


UPCOMING EVENTS

October 3 - Booster Club Meeting, 6:30pm

October 4 - After School Rehearsal, 5:00pm-7:30pm

October 5 - After School Rehearsal (Stadium), 5:00pm-8:00pm

October 5 - M100 Spirit Night @ Panda Express, 5:00pm-9:00pm

October 6 - After School Rehearsal with 8th Graders, 5:00pm-7:30pm

October 7 - Home Football Game vs. Rouse HS (8th Grade Night)

October 8 - USBands Marching Contest (Buda, TX)

October 10 - NO SCHOOL, M100 Individual Pictures, Time TBD

October 11 - After School Rehearsal, 5:00pm-7:30pm

October 12 - After School Rehearsal (Stadium), 5:00pm-8:00pm

October 13 - After School Rehearsal, 5:00pm-7:30pm

October 14 - Away Football Game @ Connally HS

October 15 - UIL Marching Contest @ Midway HS

NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

RETURN BORROWED UNIFORM PARTS ON MONDAY! - There are a handful of students who have borrowed uniform parts from the uniform room that have yet to return them. Please return any borrowed items TOMORROW during class. Thank you!


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - Parents and guardians, we are always need help and volunteers for the contests and games, go sign up on the sign up genius links so we have everyone accounted for and don’t give your pass away to someone else. We love all the help but only have so many slots/tickets allowed at each competition.

BOOSTER MEETING MONDAY @ 6:30PM - There will be a Band Booster meeting tomorrow, Monday, October 3 at 6:30pm. We will be discussing the Spring Trip in further detail before we make it official, so please come if you are interested in hearing/participating in the conversation.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 REHEARSAL - We will have another uniform rehearsal on Wednesday, October 5. This will be to rehearse the uniform change at the end of our show. Please remember to bring your:

  • M100 black dri-fit shirt*

  • M100 shorts

  • Long black socks

  • Marching shoes

*I have been calling this shirt a compression shirt but I will now refer to it as dri-fit since it is not actually compression.

M100 SPIRIT NIGHT AT PANDA EXPRESS - Support the M100 by getting dinner from Panda Express (6840 W Adams Ave, Temple, TX 76502) on Wednesday, October 5th from 5:00pm-9:00pm! Tell your friends to go and have them mention that they are supporting the M100! Students are encouraged to eat at Panda after our stadium rehearsal!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 REHEARSAL - This upcoming game against Rouse HS will be our 8th Grade Night, where we will invite the future M100 members from Belton MS and South Belton MS to perform with us at our game. We will also have a brief rehearsal with the 8th Graders to incorporate them performing with us during halftime after the Magic Belles performance. We will perform the tune “Good Time” with the 8th graders, which we will work on in class. Students, remember to be respectful and inviting to the 8th graders for this rehearsal and the game!

FB GAME ITINERARY VS ROUSE HS - Click HERE to access the itinerary for the upcoming home game vs. Rouse HS on Friday, October 7. Please note that we will have an earlier inspection so that we can take pictures at our practice field. We will meet the 8th graders there for 8th Grade Night and move from the practice field to the stadium together.

M100 FULL BAND PICTURES - We will be taking full band pictures before the football game on Friday, October 7. Click HERE to access the form with information to purchase pictures. Goldbeck will be at BHS on Wednesday, October 12 during lunches to receive payment.

USBANDS MARCHING CONTEST - Click HERE to access the itinerary for the upcoming marching contest in Buda, TX on Saturday, October 8.

M100 INDIVIDUAL PICTURES - We will be taking individual pictures of M100 students in uniform on Monday, October 10 from 9:00am-12:00pm in the Band Hall. Please follow this schedule in order to avoid long wait times. You are also welcome to arrive at your convenience.

  • 9:00am - Flutes, Clarinets, Saxes/Low Reeds

  • 10:00am - Trumpets, Mellophones, Percussion

  • 11:00am - Trombones, Baritones, Tubas, Guard

SOCIAL MEDIA/M100 BEHAVIOR AND CULTURE - It has come to my attention that an inappropriate social media post has been circulating among band students. I want to remind everyone, students and adults alike, that it is incredibly important to be smart about what you post on social media, especially when it involves the M100 in any capacity. Anyone can screenshot and keep anything that is posted, even after it is taken down. Also, I have received multiple reports of a handful of students who have been disrespectful to each other, adults and other band organizations over the course of the past few days. This behavior is absolutely unacceptable and we will be discussing disciplinary action in class this week. We have the ability to be a phenomenal organization and it is moments like this that will hold us back. We can be better, and we MUST do better.


PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

NEW YEAR, NEW REMIND - There will be a new Remind for the new school year. Remind is used to send out pertinent info and updates to M100 families and members. Follow the instructions below to join the 2022-2023 M100 Remind.

  • Join with the Remind app or text this code to 81010 - @m1002223

BELTON M100 YOUTUBE CHANNEL - The Belton M100 has a new YouTube channel showcasing performances from the previous school year and onward. Please check out and subscribe to the channel by clicking HERE.




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