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Weekend Update 11/26/2023

Dear M100 Family,


I hope everyone has had a restful, enjoyable Thanksgiving Break! There are only 3 weeks left until the end of the semester, but there are a lot of events to prepare for! Let’s finish the semester strong! Here is your weekend update!


UPCOMING DATES

Monday, November 27 - Symphonic Band After School Rehearsal TOMORROW, 4:45pm-6:00pm (Orchestra Room)

Tuesday, November 28 - Percussion Mock Auditions, 4:45pm-6:45pm (Band Hall)

Tuesday, November 28 - Jazz Ensemble Combined Rehearsal, 5:00pm-6:00pm (Belton HS PAC)

Wednesday, November 29 - ALL BANDS ON STAGE DURING CLASSES (Belton HS PAC)

Wednesday, November 29 - Symphonic Band After School Rehearsal, 4:45pm-6:00pm (BHS PAC)

Saturday, December 2 - TMEA Region 8 All-Region Band Auditions, All-Day (Harker Heights HS)

Tuesday, December 5 - Belton HS Cluster Jazz Concert, 6:30pm (Belton HS PAC)

Thursday, December 7 - Belton HS Full Orchestra Concert, 7:00pm (Belton HS PAC)

Friday, December 8 - Belton HS Band Winter Concert, 6:30pm (Belton HS PAC)


NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

11/27 AND 11/29 SYMPHONIC BAND REHEARSALS

The Symphonic Band will have two rehearsals after school this week in order to combine with the percussion students in the other band classes. These rehearsals will occur from 4:45pm-6:00pm on Monday, November 27 in the Orchestra Room and Wednesday, November 29th on the PAC stage.


WINTER GUARD PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Winter Guard season has begun! The dates and times for the practices this season are on the band calendar. The rehearsals this week will be on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday this week from 4:45pm-7:45pm in the band hall.


11/28 PERCUSSION MOCK AUDITIONS

Percussion Students that will be participating in the upcoming Region auditions will also participate in a mock audition on Tuesday, November 28 in the band hall from 4:45pm-6:45pm.


12/1 BELTON ISD TUBA CHRISTMAS

Belton ISD will be holding a “Tuba Christmas” event on Friday, December 1st for any interested euphonium and tuba students. This event will be held in the LAKE BELTON HS PAC. The rehearsal will begin at 5:30pm and the performance will begin at 6:30pm.


If you are interested, please fill out the survey by clicking HERE.


If you would like to access the music for the event, click HERE.


12/2 HS REGION BAND AUDITIONS

The Region 8 HS All-Region Band auditions will occur on Saturday, December 2 at Harker Heights HS. Below is the itinerary for the event.


8:00am - Call time at Band Hall

8:30am - Depart for Harker Heights HS

9:00am - Arrive at Harker Heights HS

10:00am - Auditions Begin

3:00pm - Auditions End (approx.)

3:30pm - Depart for BHS

4:00pm - Arrive at BHS


The buses will return to BHS after the results for all of our students have been posted. Some sections may finish early and have to wait until the others are completed before we return. If you would like to provide your own transportation for the audition event, please fill out this survey by clicking HERE.


12/5 BHS CLUSTER JAZZ CONCERT

The Belton HS Cluster will be presenting a jazz concert, featuring performances from the jazz programs at Belton Middle School, South Belton Middle School, and Belton High School! The concert will occur on Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30pm in the BHS PAC.


12/7 BHS FULL ORCHESTRA CONCERT

The Belton High School Orchestra will be presenting a winter concert, which will feature performances from students in the band AND choir programs as well! The concert will occur on Thursday, December 7 at 7:00pm in the BHS PAC.


12/8 BHS BAND WINTER CONCERT

The Belton High School Band will be presenting a winter concert, which will feature performances from the Symphonic Band, Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble! The concert will occur on Friday, December 8 at 6:30pm in the BHS PAC.


12/9 FRESHMEN REGION BAND AUDITIONS

The Region 8 Freshmen All-Region Band auditions will occur on Saturday, December 9 at Chaparral HS. Below is the itinerary for the event.


7:45am - Call time at Band Hall

8:15am - Depart for Chaparral HS

9:00am - Arrive at Chaparral HS

10:00am - Auditions Begin

12:00pm - Auditions End (approx.)

12:30pm - Depart for BHS

1:15pm - Arrive at BHS


Similar to the HS audition on 12/2, the buses will return to BHS after the results for all of our students have been posted. Some sections may finish early and have to wait until the others are completed before we return. If you would like to provide your own transportation for the audition event, please fill out this survey by clicking HERE.


12/11 BELTON BAND BOOSTER MEETING

The next Band Booster meeting will be held on Monday, December 11 at 6:30pm in the BHS Commons.


12/1-12/2 AND 12/8/-12/9 SALADO STROLL

Message from the Band Booster President:

Parents and guardians, if you have 1-2 hours of your day to offer on the following dates, please consider volunteering to sell Kettle Corn at the Salado Stroll! You will not be required to cook the food. Simply help customers and fill bags of kettle corn. Bring your chair! This is a super busy event and I have roughly 3 workers signed up each day to help, including myself. This money goes for trips, food for events, replaces borrowed clothing items, etc.


Dates:

Friday, December 1

Saturday, December 2

Friday, December 8

Saturday, December 9



PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

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!


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

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