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Weekend Update 10-31-21

Dear M100 Family,

Happy Halloween! Hope everyone is enjoying this weekend. It was a great day yesterday at Area Contest! The M100 had the best performance of their season and though we missed finals by just one place, we hope the students enjoyed the day and felt the rush of a great performance as they came off the field at Kelly Reeves Stadium! We are very proud of all you’ve accomplished this marching season! The marching experience is not over but the marching rehearsal commitment will be greatly reduced. Students need to start bringing concert horns daily. Please read on for more details.


My Email Woes…

I have not been able to access my Outlook email (shannon.gill@bisd.net) since Friday, 10/29. I will let everyone know when this is resolved but until then - PLEASE EMAIL ME AT shannon.gill@mybisd.net.

As long as I can access the internet at home, I can get my email through gmail - yay!

Sorry for the inconvenience,

Shannon Gill


THIS WEEK:

Monday, Nov. 1 - Percussion only rehearsal 5-7pm - Band Hall

Wednesday, Nov. 3 - Percussion only rehearsal 5-7pm - Stadium

Thursday, Nov. 4 - Full Band rehearsal 5-5:45pm / Seniors 6-6:30pm - parking lot

Friday, Nov. 5 - Home game - BHS vs. Killeen. Senior Night for Band and Belles/Military Appreciation. We will perform our show after the game! Itinerary here: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/itineraries

Saturday, Nov. 6 - Percussion section will compete in the Drums Along the Brazos Drumline Competition. See itinerary here: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/itineraries

Monday, November 8 - Belton Band Booster Meeting - 6:30pm - BHS Commons


SENIOR RECOGNITION at Nov. 5th Football Game

We are looking forward to celebrating our seniors during halftime of the last home game on November 5th. Senior sign papers were due Friday, October 29th. Senior sign assembly will take place on Monday, November 1st @ 5pm. On Thursday, November 4th, we will have a practice for seniors and their parents from 6:00-6:30pm in our parking lot practice field. Seniors may wear senior shirts and letter jackets during halftime (along with bibbers). We will wear marching uniforms for the performance after the game. Seniors will vote for Custom tops or traditional uniforms. Voting will take place Monday and Tuesday of this coming week.


PLAY-OFF GAME POSSIBILITY

We could have a play-off game the week of Nov. 8th. Please keep Nov. 11,12, and 13 open. We will communicate as soon as we know. All students are expected to attend play-off games. (Front Ensemble may not need to attend - will let you know). Thanks!


UMHB FREE BRASS CLINICS - TMEA ALL-STATE AUDITION MUSIC

The Brass Faculty at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will be hosting a day of free clinics on the TMEA and ATSSB audition material on November 14th, and we would love to see your students there! Clinics will begin at 10:00am and go until 2pm:

10-11am: TMEA Trumpet, Horn, Tenor Trombone, and Euphonium etude clinics

11:30am-12:30pm: ATSSB Trumpet and Horn, and TMEA Bass Trombone and Tuba etude clinics


Registration is free and this will be a great opportunity to refine audition material and explore the beautiful campus and facilities of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor!

Scan the QR code on the attached flyer or click the following link to register: https://forms.gle/LcQ7ACTpGR14Z2YR9


VISITING HORN ENSEMBLE AT BHS

Tarleton State University Horn Choir will be performing during the Wind Ensemble period on Wednesday, Nov. 3rd (8:50-9:40am). All are invited to attend. You must have permission from your teacher if you are not in Wind Ensemble The teacher must email shannon.gill@mybisd.net to let me know you can come. Tell them to email the @mybisd email - NOT the other one (I still can’t get that email).


BAND REMIND:

To join a class, text the code to 81010

All Students & Parents: @m1002021 ( 2021-2022 M100)

Leadership: @m100lead ( 2021-2022 Leadership)


INDIVIDUAL BAND PICTURES

If you ordered pictures but did not receive them, please contact https://www.phototexasphotography.com. Thanks!


For some great pictures - visit the Belton Band Boosters Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/BeltonBandBoosters


RETURN TO PARTICIPATION AFTER A COVID DIAGNOSIS - PLEASE CONTACT A BHS NURSE FOR INFORMATION ON PROPER RETURN PROCEDURE. THANK YOU.


WIND ENSEMBLE MEMBERS

Please remember that 1st period will be starting at 8am when we return from Winter Break (January). Please arrange for transportation now and let Mrs. Gill know if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you!


*See band calendar for after school rehearsals, games, and contests: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/calendar


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.


M100 INSTRUMENTAL PRIVATE LESSON SCHOLARSHIPS!

For the Lesson Scholarship Application - please click here:

https://e9b8e872-4bd9-40db-af71-4ab42baa1ed3.filesusr.com/ugd/3a7976_9515f6aca4f04a9696f13a1ceded7f80.pdf


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.







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