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Weekend Update 11/13

Dear M100 Family,


Congratulations to our football team for advancing to the 2nd round of playoffs! Both our football team and our band are pushing into the next part of our respective seasons as we prepare for upcoming auditions, concerts, and Winter Guard rehearsals! Please read through ALL of the following information. Here is your weekend update!


UPCOMING EVENTS

November 14, 15, 16 - Region Band Mock Auditions

November 14 - Combined Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

November 16 - Varsity Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

November 17 - After School Rehearsal, 5:00pm-5:10pm

November 17 - TMEA Jazz Region Clinic

November 18 - JV Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

November 18 - Neutral Site Playoff FB Game vs. Brenham HS (Bryan, TX)

November 19 - JV Winter Guard Camp, 10:00am-7:00pm

November 19 - TMEA Jazz Region Clinic/Concert

November 21-25 - NO SCHOOL, THANKSGIVING BREAK

November 25 or 26 - TENTATIVE Playoff FB Game

November 28 - Combined Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

November 29 - JV Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

November 30 - Varsity Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

December 1 - TENTATIVE After School Rehearsal, 5:00pm-5:10pm

December 2 - Varsity Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

December 3 - TMEA REGION BAND AUDITIONS (Harker Heights HS)


NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

M100 SPRING TRIP SURVEY/DEPOSIT - Please fill out the following survey indicating whether or not you will be attending the spring trip to Dallas from May 20-22. ALL STUDENTS will need to fill this form out. ONLY PARENTS/GUARDIANS PLANNING ON ATTENDING THE TRIP need to fill out this form.


If you have already signed up for the trip, you can go ahead and pay the initial $100 deposit FOR STUDENTS ONLY. More payment details to come later this week. Thank you for your patience.


https://forms.gle/KQg2K9kTt6VYWcVA7


11/14-11/16 AFTER SCHOOL REGION BAND MOCK AUDITIONS - We will be holding Region Band Mock Auditions after school this week from Monday-Wendesday. This will provide students auditioning for All-Region (both HS and Freshmen auditions) with the opportunity to experience the region process well in advance of the real thing (Dec. 3) as well as receive feedback to make preparations over the upcoming break. Students should arrive immediately after school on their day and begin warming up on their instrument. We will follow the schedule below:


MONDAY

4:50pm- Tubas/Percussion

5:15pm - Flutes

5:30pm - Approx. End Time


TUESDAY

4:50pm - Clarinets (including Bass Clarinet)

5:30pm - Horn

6:00pm - Euphonium

6:30pm - Approx. End Time


WEDNESDAY

4:50pm - Trumpets

5:50pm - Trombones

6:30pm - Saxophones

7:00pm - Approx. End Time


11/17 and 11/19 REGION JAZZ CLINIC AND CONCERT - Students who auditioned into a Region Jazz ensemble, the clinics will be held on Thursday, November 17 and Saturday, November 19.


Clinic Times:

Thursday, November 17 – 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Saturday, November 19 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm


The concert will be on Saturday, November 19 at 5:30 pm for the Region Jazz Ensemble and 6:00 pm for the Region Jazz Orchestra. All rehearsals and concerts will take place at Temple High School.


11/17 AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSAL - We will be holding a very brief rehearsal on Thursday, November 17 from 5:00pm-5:10pm. Region Jazz students are excused from this rehearsal.


11/18 FB GAME VS. BRENHAM HS - We will be traveling to Bryan, TX to play Brenham HS for our second round playoff game (Merrill Green Stadium, 3450 Campus Dr, Bryan, TX 77802) We will provide the itinerary and details of our departure as soon as we are able.


PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

M100 SPRING TRIP TO DALLAS, TX - The M100 has been officially been approved to travel to Dallas, TX for a band trip from May 20-22, 2023. Click HERE to access the information regarding details and instructions to register for the trip. Please register for the trip ASAP! This will allow us to plan logistics easier the earlier we know who all is attending the event. Important things to note:

  • All students must register for the "4 people - 2 beds" option. This generates the cheapest price for the trip.

  • The current price of the trip is $715 for the "4 people - 2 beds" option. THIS PRICE WILL BE REDUCED. We will keep you updated on the exact reduction once we receive more information. YOU MAY COMPLETE THE $100 DEPOSIT FOR STUDENTS AND WE WILL CLARIFY FUTURE PAYMENTS AT A LATER DATE.

Please feel free to reach out to kevin.kwaku@bisd.net if you have any questions.

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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