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Weekend Update 10/29/2023

Dear M100 Family,


With the conclusion of the Area D Marching Contest, the M100’s 2023 competitive season has come to a close. As strange of a day it was, with the wrong announcement of our show before our performance and the error in the finals announcement, your professionalism in your strong performance and character despite the circumstances have made us proud! We’ve got one more performance of our show this Friday, so let’s keep moving forward and have a great (3-day) week! Here is your weekend update!


UPCOMING DATES

Monday, October 30 - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, October 31 - NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, November 1 - TENTATIVE M100 REHEARSAL

Thursday, November 2 - GUARANTEED M100 REHEARSAL - 5:00pm-5:30pm

Thursday, November 2 - Senior Sign Rehearsal, 5:30pm-6:00pm

Friday, November 3 - Home FB Game vs. University HS

Monday, November 6 - Belton Band Booster Meeting - ALL PARENTS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND! Wednesday, November 8 OR Thursday, November 9 - TENTATIVE M100 REHEARSAL

Thursday November 9 thru Saturday, November 11 - PLAYOFF GAME WINDOW


NEW UPDATES TO ELIGIBILITY

The most recent eligibility check was on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 AT 4:25PM. YOU CAN STILL LOSE YOUR ELIGIBILITY EVEN IF YOU PASSED THE FIRST ELIGIBILITY CHECK. ANY STUDENT WITH A GRADE BELOW A 70 IN AN ON-LEVEL CLASS WILL BECOME INELIGIBLE THE FOLLOWING WEEK. NO FOOTBALL GAMES, NO MARCHING CONTESTS.


  1. INELIGIBLE STUDENTS WILL NOT NEED TO ATTEND THIS WEEK OF REHEARSALS. THIS WILL ALLOW ELIGIBLE STUDENTS TO EVALUATE THE MARCHING DRILL WITH ALL OF THE ACCURATE PERFORMERS.

  2. Students that had failing grades in an on-level class on Friday, October 13, will become ineligible beginning on Friday, October 20 at 4:25pm. These students will not be allowed to attend the following events:


10/27 FB @ Chaparral

10/28 UIL Area D Marching Contest

11/4 FB vs. University (Senior Night)


  1. Students that were ineligible at the last eligibility check will regain eligibility if all on-level grades were a 70 or above on the date of the next eligibility check, which is Friday, October 13. Eligibility will be reinstated on Friday, October 20th at 4:25pm.

  2. All students that are CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE WILL REMAIN ELIGIBLE FOR THE REST OF THE SEMESTER.

  3. The next eligibility check will be Friday, November 3rd at 4:25pm. Students that were ineligible at this time can regain their eligible status for the remainder of the semester on Friday, November 10 at 4:25pm.


BLUE BOOKS NEEDED FOR BAND CLASS

Students will need to have their blue books for band classes moving forward.


WIND ENSEMBLE START TIME BEFORE SCHOOL

Beginning this Wednesday, November 1, Wind Ensemble class will begin at 8:15am. This will mean anyone that would like to practice before school will have to go to a practice room. Wind Ensemble students, please arrive by 8:00am so that we can begin right at 8:15am with EVERYONE!


From now until region auditions are done, the band hall will be open after school until 5:30pm each day for anyone that would like to practice.


11/3 HOME FOOTBALL GAME VS UNIVERSITY HS

Our next football game of the season will be a home football game against University HS at Tiger Field. This will also be SENIOR NIGHT for the M100 and Magic Belles! You can view the itinerary for the game by clicking HERE or by checking the “Itineraries” tab on the front page of the band website!


I have also included a link to the itinerary where family and friends can purchase tickets for the game!


PLEASE EMAIL boostercalendar@gmail.com IF YOU HAVE ANY UNIFORM ISSUES!


SENIOR NIGHT SIGNS AND INFO

M100 Seniors, we are excited to have the opportunity to honor you at the final game of the season! Below you will find a link to a Google form to complete the information that will go in the senior script. Please complete this along with your senior signs by 7pm on Wednesday, November 1. Construction of the senior sign will take place on Wednesday evening at 7pm. IF YOUR POSTER IS NOT DONE BY 7PM ON WEDNESDAY, IT WILL NOT MAKE IT ONTO THE SIGN!



Also, if you did not pick up your senior sign last week, you can stop by the band hall from 1pm-4pm tomorrow, Monday, October 30.


SENIOR DINNER FORM

SENIORS ONLY, please click HERE to vote for your option for dinner this Friday. Please complete this by Tuesday, October 31.


11/4 BOOSTER KETTLE CORN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Parents, there will be a Kettle Corn event this Saturday, November 4. Please email boostercalendar@gmail.com for more information!


11/6 BELTON BAND BOOSTER MEETING

The next band booster meeting will be Monday, November 6 at 6:30pm in the Commons. All parents, especially freshmen and sophomore parents, are encouraged to attend to discuss the booster club positions and roles that will soon be vacated by senior parents.


2/17 AJ HOWARD MEMORIAL 5K

Please click HERE to view information regarding the annual AJ Howard Memorial 5K event that will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024!


VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED

Parents and guardians, please click on the following links to access the sign-ups for volunteering throughout the season! The M100 would not be the organization that it is without the support of the parents and boosters, and volunteering your time is one of the best ways to keep the M100 going strong!





PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

SNACK DROP OFF

If you would like to drop off snacks and drinks for our upcoming games and contests, you can do so on Tuesdays after our band rehearsals. Drop off location will be at the band hall. This week we are on the lookout for sweet snacks! (Gatorade Zero/Powerade Zero, Skittles, cookies, fruit snacks and non-melting sweets!) Thank you so much for your support of the M100!


M100 AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

The M100 calendar has been updated with all of the rehearsals for the upcoming school year. You can access the calendar on beltonmarching100.com/calendar. Here are a few things to keep in mind regarding these rehearsals.

  • Any anticipated conflicts need to be communicated to a director ASAP! If you know of any conflicts, please email kevin.kwaku@bisd.net.

  • There are various construction projects occurring between the band hall and our practice field. More effort will be needed to arrive at the practice field on time for rehearsals.

M100 REMIND FOR 2023-2024

Remind is an app used to send out pertinent info and updates to M100 families and members. Follow the instructions below to join the 2023-2024 M100 Remind.

Join with the Remind app or text this code to 81010 - @m1002324




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